2014 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Started 40 games, making appearances in all three outfield positions batted .241 in 137 at-bats strung together a team-best 18-game on-base streak was 5-for-7 in stolen base attempts had a .365 on-base percentage in 23 Big Ten games walked multiple times in five games hit 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run vs. Creighton (2/21) had a career high three walks at Saint Mary's College (3/18) was 2-for-4 with a double and run scored in the second game of a doubleheader against Northwestern (3/22) swiped a base and hit in a run in a two hit game against Michigan State (3/19) in a win over Michigan (4/4), hit in two runs and walked twice was 3-for-8 with two RBIs in a doubleheader with Penn State (4/26) hit a double and scored a run in a mid-week matchup against Concordia-Moorhead hit 2-for-4 with a double at Indiana (5/16) Academic All-Big Ten.
2013: Red-shirted the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Member of the Eden Prairie High School Team and Eden Prairie Legion 2012 team captain for the Eagles Lions All-Star selection during the regular season, led the Eagles with a .421 batting average, three home runs and had 13 runs and 11 runs batted in also a part of the Eden Prairie American Legion National championship team as a part of the 2011 championship team, batted .369 (31 hits in 84 at-bats) with 18 RBI and was the Eagles' fourth starter in the pitching rotation In the championship game, hit the game-winning RBI against Tupelo, Miss. played basketball for two years in high school.
PERSONAL: Graduated from Eden Prairie in 2012 born Oct. 17, 1993 son of LeeAnn Smith and Patrick Newman.