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Summer 2009: Played with the Lake Norman Copperheads of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League, helping the Copperheads to the championship game ... Posted eight hits, three doubles and six RBI in 16 games ... Notched a 1-1 record in four games on the mound ... Tossed 13 innings, striking out 12.
2009: Appeared in nine games, starting six in the field, seeing action at third base, second base, outfield and designated hitter ... Appeared in 20 games on the mound, posting a 1-1 record with a save and 6.39 ERA ... Got first collegiate hit as a pinch hitter, driving in a run against Belmont (3/6) ... Scored first run and stole a base against Mercer (3/21) ... Posted pinch-hit double against North Carolina A&T (3/10) ... Pitched 10 innings without allowing an earned run from March 7 to March 27 ... Pitched five innings, allowing five hits and an unearned run, striking out three against Mercer (3/22) ... Earned first career win by pitching five innings in relief, allowing six hits and two runs, striking out three against Presbyterian (4/8) ... Allowed one earned run final 7 1/3 innings ... Pitched 3 2/3 innings, allowing a hit, two walks and a run at Campbell (5/14) ... Earned first career save in the process, striking out four.
High School: Led Hopewell to a MeCa-7 Conference Co-Championship as a senior and a final ranking of fourth in the ImpactBaseball.com 4A state poll ... Went 9-2 as the ace of the Titans, pitching them into the 4A West District Quarterfinals as a senior ... Led the Titans to a 16-6 record as a junior, hitting a team-high .477 with two triples and 16 RBIs ... Went 4-0 with a 2.04 ERA, striking out 41 as a junior ...Went 3-1 with two saves and a 2.44 ERA as a sophomore ... Played in 21 games as a freshman, hitting .463 with five triples, four homers and 19 RBIs ... Played with the On Deck O's at the World Wood Bat Championships and helped Region 6 to a gold medal at the 2007 North Carolina State Games.
Personal: Born on July 26, 1990 ... Son of Ron and Pam Waters ... Has a sister, Amber ... A business management major ... Father, Ron, is a 1981 graduate of Upstate ... Favorite food is steak ... Favorite actor is Harrison Ford ... Admires his father.