As a Freshman (2020)
>> SEC Co-Player of the Week (Feb. 24)
>> Perfect Game National Player of the Week (Feb. 24)
>> SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (March 16)
Started all 16 games as a freshman in 2020, 15 at second base and one at shortstop … Mid-year enrollee … Began the year rated as the No. 29 second baseman in the country by D1 Baseball … One of five Hogs to start all 16 games … Earned three awards during the season – SEC Co-Player of the Week (Feb. 24) and SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (March 16), as well as Perfect Game National Player of the Week on Feb. 24 … First Arkansas freshman to earn player of the week honors from the conference … Recorded a .317/.444/.403 line at the plate over 63 at-bats, tallying 20 hits, with two doubles and two homers … Also tallied 17 RBIs and scored 10 runs, with eight walks, a hit-by-pitch and 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts … One of three Hogs with 20 or more hits this year … One of six with 10 or more RBIs … Finished with the second-most hits by a freshman in the SEC and was third among conference freshmen in batting average and RBIs … After recording one hit in the opening series against EIU, returned to go 8-for-12 with a double and a homer in the four-game series vs. Gonzaga (Feb. 20-23) … Tallied nine RBIs, four runs scored, four walks and two stolen bases against the Zags … Had a hit in all four games, with multi-hit performances in each of the last three contests, including 3-for-3 and 2-for-2 showings in the final two games of the set … Earned SEC Co-Player of the Week and Perfect Game National Player of the Week for his outings against Gonzaga, putting together a final slash line of .667/1.000/.750 … Tallied three hits at the Shriners College Classic (Feb. 28-March 1), one per game, with three RBIs, two runs and two walks … Notched two hits against Illinois State with a run scored (March 3) … Hit leadoff in the series opener vs. South Alabama (March 6) … After another one hit weekend against the Jags, returned to hit .556 with five hits in nine at-bats vs. Grand Canyon (March 10-11) in the final series of the year … Tallied five singles, three RBIs and scored once … Recorded multi-hit games in both games, with three knocks in the first game against the Antelopes … Earned SEC Co-Freshman of the Week for his performance against GCU … Part of an offense that finished with a .310 average at the plate with 175 hits and 118 runs scored in 2020.
Shawnee Mission East High School
Ranked as No. 1 player in the state of Kansas and No. 20 player in the nation by Perfect Game … A Preseason Underclass First Team All-American and competed in the 2019 Perfect Game All-American Classic … Also competed in the 2017 and 2018 Junior National Showcase, as well as the 2019 National Showcase … Played for the 15U USA National Team in the summer of 2018 … Named a 2019 Class 6A Second Team All-State player … Played in first-ever High School All-Star Game during MLB’s All-Star Weekend in Cleveland … Collected two hits in three at-bats in the game, lining a ball to the opposite field and smashing a hard grounder up the middle for an RBI in the seventh inning … Batted .392 as a high school sophomore and voted second-team all-state by the league coaches … A member of USA Baseball’s national development team … Is the son of current Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore.
March 31, 2002