Star outfielder and offensive standout for two
years at Columbia (Tenn.) State Community College • Helped lead coach Mike
Corn's CSCC Chargers to a 38-10 finish in 2012 • Hit a team-best .404 and
paced the club with 63 hits, 48 runs scored, 56 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 17
attempts • Collected 20 extra-base hits with five triples and four home runs •
Posted a .482 on-base percentage and delivered six sacrifice flies • Solid
defender with eight outfield assists in 114 error-free defensive chances • Hit
.391 with three home runs, nine doubles and 22 RBI as a freshman, pacing Columbia State with 23
stolen bases and 41 runs scored.
Three-time all-district outfielder at Columbia
Central High School • Coached by Mark Pickle • Earned all-state and
district MVP honors as a senior in 2010.
Born Derrick Jamal Armstrong on April 21, 1992 in Columbia,
Tenn. • Son of Felecia and Michael Armstrong of Columbia, Tenn. •
Majoring in kinesiology.