2017 | FRESHMAN Played in three games at first base where he recorded four putouts • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Recorded one at-bat vs Missouri State (3/12) • made a pinch hit appearances at Sacramento State (3/17) • played first base in the ninth inning vs Georgia State (5/2) where he recorded three putouts to end the game.
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Lakeview High School • was a three-sport athlete, earning four letters in baseball, football and soccer • was first team division in baseball and football in 2015 • was all-conference and all-city from 2013-2015 • was named to the Michigan Dream team in 2015 • played on the Maroons Travel team, the same travel team Derek Jeter played on • in 2015 he was named academic all-state and student athlete of the year • was on the Dean’s list his first two semesters of college.
PERSONAL Majoring in mechanical engineering • son of Greg and Beth Herbers • has one brother, Matthew (23) • brother, Matthew, was a three-time American Collegiate Rowing Association national champion and won a gold medal in the eight-man boat during the 2015 World University Games • born Feb. 2, 1997.
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