|Last School:||Trinity Prep|
2011: Made 54 starts as a junior, splitting time between second base and short stop… Also played two games at third base and made two appearances on the mound… Finished season with a .307 batting average, 40 runs and 36 RBI… Tallied 23 extra-base hits (11 doubles, eight triples and four home runs)… Eight triples led both the team and the conference and tied Chris Sturgill’s (1988) single-season record… Finished tied for the team lead in home runs and stolen bases (5), while ranking second in hits (70), runs and RBI… Opened the season on an eight game hit streak… Was 2-for-4 at the plate with two runs and one RBI in the 9-5 victory over Iona (Feb. 20)… Collected two hits and scored a run in Upstate’s 8-5 win over Presbyterian College (Feb. 25)… Finished with three hits and two runs in the team’s 13-10 win at Charleston Southern (Mar. 9)… Had two hits and two RBI in opening game at Jacksonville (Mar. 11) Finished 4-for-6 at the dish with a homerun, three RBI and two runs against Charleston Southern (Mar. 16)… Had two hits in the series opener against North Florida (Mar. 19)… Recorded six consecutive multiple hit games (Mar. 25-Apr. 2) and had an 11-game hit streak from Mar. 25 through Apr. 9… Collected six hits, three runs and three RBI in three-game set at FGCU (Mar. 25-26)… Had three hits and scored three runs against Wofford (Mar. 29)… Was 2-for-4 with one run in the 6-0 victory over No. 20 Stetson (Apr. 1)… Had two hits and one RBI in game one of the doubleheader against the Hatters (Apr. 2)… Tallied two hits, one run and one RBI against Gardner-Webb (Apr. 6)… Had two hits, two runs and one RBI in Upstate’s 6-5 win over Belmont (Apr. 9, 10 inn.)… Picked up a pair of singles at Lipscomb (Apr. 16)… Collected four hits in the doubleheader at The Citadel (Apr. 23)… Was 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI at Virginia Tech (May 4)… Had two hits and two runs in series opener against Mercer (May 14)… Drove in three runs in the 8-3 win at Campbell (May 19)… Closed season on a seven-game hit streak… Pitched one inning at Charlotte (Apr. 13), giving up one hit and one unearned run… Pitched two scoreless innings at North Carolina A&T (Apr. 19)… A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.
2010: Appeared in 42 games and started 38... Finished with a .309 batting average, 23 runs and 18 RBI... Had a 13-game hit streak from Apr. 16 to May 18... Opened season with a 2-for-4 effort and one run against Presbyterian College (Feb. 20)... Had two hits, two RBI and one run against Georgia State (Feb. 24)... Was 3-for-4 at the plate, including first collegiate homerun, with three RBI against Florida Gulf Coast (Mar. 12)... Finished 5-for-6 with two doubles, one RBI and one run against ETSU (Mar. 20)... Collected three hits, one run and one RBI at Charlotte (Mar. 31)... A week later, against Charlotte (Apr. 6), finished 2-for-4 at the plate and scored two runs... Had a 2-for-4 effort at the plate at Presbyterian College (Apr. 7)... Finished 3-for-4 at the dish against Kennesaw State (May 14) and drove in four runs.
2009: Appeared in 27 games, starting 22 ... Started 12 games at shortstop and nine at third base ... Finished season with 14 hits, nine runs, three doubles and six RBI ... Had first collegiate hit and stolen base at Lipscomb (3/15) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI to lead the Spartans to a 5-4 win over Mercer (3/20) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run and a double at Jacksonville (3/28) ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs and a RBI at Wake Forest (4/7) ... Posted a four-game hitting streak from April 4 to April 11.
High School: A three-year starter for Trinity Prep, helping take the team to the Florida 3A State Championship Game in 2007 ... Earned the Team MVP award as a senior after hitting .342 with 22 runs, eight homers and 19 RBIs in 23 games ... Helped the Saints finish 16-9 ... Made just two errors at shortstop during the season ... Was coached by former Detroit Tiger Chet Lemon during the summer, playing shortstop at both the AAU National Championships and the World Wood Bat Championships for Chet Lemon's Juice ... Helped team take the crown at both tournaments ... Named to the TPX Top 90 team in 2007 ... A member of the All-Star team at the 2007 Top Prospect Showcase in Bradenton, Fla.
Personal: Born on July 5, 1990 in Orlando, Fla... Son of David and Linda Liput... Has two brothers, Chase and Davis... An interdisciplinary studies major... A Pop Warner Second-Team Football All-American as a 12-year-old... His uncle, Mark Schanback, played baseball at Valdosta State... Favorite food is steak... Favorite season is summer... Favorite TV show is "The King of Queens"... Favorite baseball player is Chipper Jones... Admires his father.