Starter JD Hammer threw a career-high eight innings, with a personal best 11 strikeouts
2014:Played 48 games this season, starting 45...led the squad with 29 RBI and 13 extra base hits, including six doubles, three triples, and four home runs...also led team in slugging (.417), on-base percentage (.379), total bases (63), and tied for first with 11 hit-by-pitches...second on team with 19 walks... had 10 multihit games and seven multi-RBI games...tied for third in C-USA in triples (3)...recorded a .990 fielding percentage with 383 putouts...went 3-for-3 with three RBI, a home run and a run on 4/08 versus Eastern Kentucky... recorded his third triple and third homer of the season on the same weekend versus Louisiana Tech (5/4-5/6), with six RBI during the series.
Columbia State JC: Played two seasons for Coach Mike Corn... 2nd Team All-Conference Selection in 2012
High School:Attended Mount Juliet High School... Selected to the All-District Team and All-Region Team
Personal: Born on April 2, 1992... Son of Tim and Tracy Diffenderfer...Father Tim played baseball at United Wesleyan... has one sister, Ashley, who is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State... Family association to MLB Hall of Famer Nellie Fox...Spent two years as a member of the Kansas City Royals Scout Team... majoring in Exercise Science