5 Dillon Way
5 Dillon Way
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orangeburg, S.C.
Position: C
Major: Business Administration
Bats/Throws: L/R
Last School: USC Sumter

2011: Appeared in 39 games and made 35 starts, splitting time behind the plate and at first base… Finished season with a .264 batting average, 17 runs and 16 RBI… Was 3-for-5 with three runs in season opener against George Mason (Feb. 18)… Had three RBI in Upstate’s 8-5 win over Presbyterian College (Feb. 25)… Collected three hits and four RBI against Charleston Southern (Mar. 16)… Was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI in 12-8 victory at FGCU (Mar. 25)… Finished 2-for-4 at the plate against No. 20 Stetson (Apr. 2)… Had two hits and one run in win over Belmont (Apr. 9)… Was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with one run against ETSU (Apr. 12)… Collected two hits and one run in Upstate’s 4-3 win at Lipscomb (Apr. 16)… Was 2-for-4 in series finale against Mercer (May 15)… Had two hits against Campbell (May 19)… A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

Before USC Upstate: Batted .316 as a sophomore at USC Sumter and finished with 16 runs scored and 11 RBI... As a freshman, batted at a .290 clip.

High School: Earned a total of 12 letters at Orangeburg Prep... Batted over .400 in each of final three seasons... Was also a member of the football and track teams... As a senior, was selected to the all-state teams in football and baseball and was selected to the all-star team in both sports.

Personal: Born on Aug. 30, 1990 in Orangeburg, S.C... Son of Matt and Aleisa Way... Has a younger brother, Dakota... Majoring in business administration... His grandmother, Barbara Weathers, played basketball at Spartanburg Methodist College... Favorite movie is "Moneyball"... Favorite actor is Kevin Costner... Favorite food is fried chicken... Favorite season is spring... Favorite TV show is "Two and a Half Men"... Hero growing up was David Justice... Most admires his parents... Wants to play professional baseball... Enjoys hunting, fishing and watersports.

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