Versatile senior with a team-leading 84 starts in the infield (71 at second and
13 at third) in 141 career games played • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll
pick • On track to earn his graduate degree in May.
Veteran infielder and 41-game starter with playing time in 56 of 64 games as a
junior • Hit .214 and set career-highs with 30 hits, 20 RBI and eight stolen
bases • Drew a season-first start and the first of 28 game-opening stints at
second base against Mississippi Valley State (Feb. 25) • Doubled twice
and drove in a pair of runs in series-opening win over Vanderbilt (Apr. 6) •
Also started 13 games at third base • Started last 11 regular season games and
all nine postseason games • Set a career-high with three hits in a 3-for-3
outing against Arkansas (Mar. 25), capping a 5-for-7 weekend against the
Razorbacks • Established a career-best with a 3-RBI game against UAB
(June 2) in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional • Hit .250 and started 23 of
his 30 SEC games • Named to the 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • Hit .303
with a team-leading 14 stolen bases during summer baseball competition with the
Westhampton (N.Y.) Aviators in the Atlantic Collegiate League.
Played in 40 of MSU's 63 games, drawing 11 starts and seeing playing time at
second, third and as a pinch-runner • Starter at second on opening day with
three walks and two runs scored in a shutout of Akron (Feb. 18) • Hit
.184 with seven hits and three RBI in 38 at-bats • Singled twice against Lamar
(Feb. 19) and legged out a double in a start against top-ranked Vanderbilt
(Mar. 18) • Hit .250 in 16 SEC games (two starts) • Posted a .333 batting
average as a pinch-hitter • Pilfered four bases and compiled a .959 fielding
percentage • Named to the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
32 game-starter at second • Played in 13 other games as a true freshman • Hit
.248 with 13 RBI and nine extra-base hits (eight doubles and one triple) • Came
off the bench against Rhode Island (Feb. 20) to make his collegiate
debut • Drew a walk and registered his first career hit (single) against Southeastern
Louisiana (Feb. 28) • Made his first collegiate start the following weekend
against Southeast Missouri (Mar. 5) • Delivered six multiple-hit plate
performances, including season-best four-hit showings against MVSU (Mar.
17) and Ole Miss (May 2) • Lashed the first of his eight doubles and
registered his first career RBI in a 14-6 win against Michigan State (Mar.
7) • Laced a pair of doubles and a triple and drove in a season-high five runs
in a 4-for-5 plate performance in State's 16-2 win over MVSU (Mar. 17) •
Went 4-for-4 with a double and two RBI against Ole Miss (May 2) •
Assisted with 25 of MSU's 55 double plays • Hit .224 in 25 SEC games played (16
starts) • Named to the 2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
Two-year starter as a middle infielder at Hoover (Ala.) High School
• Coached by Rick Davis • Buccaneer shortstop who helped lead HHS to a
32-13 record and a berth in the AHSAA Class 6A playoffs • A starter in all 45
games, hitting .389 with 42 runs scored, 31 RBI, 17 doubles, eight home runs
and a team-leading .714 slugging percentage • Voted team MVP and named to the All-Birmingham
Metro, All-Over The Mountain and All-Birmingham Metro Academic
teams • Named to the 2009 BaseballClearinghouse.net All-National Team •
Helped lead Hoover HS to a 29-18 mark and the 2008 AHSAA Class 6A state
championship • Hit .358 as a junior with 49 hits, 30 RBI and a perfect 12-for-12 on stolen base
attempts • Played summer league baseball with Excel Blue Wave, coached
by former Bulldog players Steve Gendron and Matthew Maniscalco •
Member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and the Spanish Honor Society
• Also played basketball two seasons at Hoover HS.
Born Samuel Timothy Frost
on May 11, 1991 in Jackson, Miss. • Son of Donna and Steve Frost
of Hoover, Ala. • Majoring in mathematics.