|High School:||East Ridge|
2009 Summer: Played with the Waikiki Surfers of the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League ... Team finished the regular season in third place with a 17-18 record, but won five of six games in the three-day playoffs to take the league title ... Appeared in 17 games, posting nine runs, six hits, eight RBI and notching three extra-base hits ... Also pitched 10 innings, striking out nine. 2009: Appeared in 25 games, starting 21 in the outfield and appeared in seven, starting two, on the mound ... Posted a .229 batting average, 15 runs, 19 hits, four doubles and seven RBIs while starting all 21 games in right field ... Hit .275 (11-for-40) with seven runs and five RBI in A-Sun games ... Had four multiple-hit games ... Went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI against Belmont (3/7) ... Added two-hit efforts against George Mason (2/20), Belmont (3/7), Mercer (3/21) and Florida Gulf Coast (4/25) ... Finished season with hits in last four games, scoring six times ... Had two scoreless relief outings on the mound, finishing season with an 0-1 record in 8 1/3 innings. 2008 Summer: Played in 20 games and started 18 for the Clermont Mavericks in the Florida Summer Collegiate League ... Helped the team to a league title with 9-1 win over Belleview at Tropicana Field ... Posted 12 hits, eight runs and four RBIs during the summer ... Had a .333 on-base percentage. 2008: Appeared in 23 games and started 20 ... Hit .300 (21-for-70) with 16 runs, three doubles, a triple and nine RBIs ... Started games in all three outfield slots and at designated hitter ... Had a double in first action of season at ETSU (3/2) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run, a double and a RBI at Gardner-Webb (4/8) ... Had three hits, a run and a double against Kennesaw State (4/12) ... Went 3-for-7 with two runs and three RBIs in sweep of A-Sun Tournament Champion Lipscomb (4/19) ... Hit three-RBI triple in bottom of the eighth that drove in three runs and later scored in 9-5 game one win ... Scored three times without a hit thanks to two walks and a fielder's choice against Presbyterian (5/7) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run and RBI in win over Stetson (5/9) ... Also went 2-for-3 with a run and RBI against A-Sun league champions, Florida Gulf Coast (5/16) ... Also saw action in seven games on the hill, posting a 1-0 record in 11 innings ... Threw 3 1/3 innings at The Citadel (3/4), allowing two hits and an unearned run ... Struck out four ... Pitched three innings, allowing five hits and a run against N.C. A&T, allowing Upstate to come-from-behind for the 16-6 win (4/1) ... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team. 2007: Appeared in 24 games, starting 22 ... Hit .288 with 16 runs scored, two doubles, a triple and five RBIs ... Posted impressive .396 on-base percentage, walking 11 times ...Posted five multi-hit games, including two three-hit efforts ... Started 17 games in right field, leading Spartans to 12-5 record in those games ... Scored three times, despite going 1-for-2 at USC Aiken (3/24), walking twice and getting hit by a pitch in the game ... Also scored three times in 2-for-4 game against Lander (4/14) ... Posted back-to-back three-hit games, going 3-for-5 with two runs, an RBI, a double and triple at Tusculum (4/25) and going 3-for-4 at Columbus State (4/27) ... Went 5-for-10 with five runs and three RBIs in three-game set against USC Aiken (3/24-25) ... Hit .372 (16-for-43) with 11 runs on the road. High School: Played for David Bultema at East Ridge High ... Three-time all-county honoree ... Was the team's pitching MVP as a senior, going 4-1 with a 1.50 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 56.2 innings pitched ... Threw a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts during season ... Posted 11 triples and two homers in career to go along with 40 steals ... Also played football. Personal: Born May 20, 1988 ... Son of Marty and Lisa Dempsey and Michael and Patricia Raspa ... Has a brother, Marty ... Majoring in physical education ... Favorite movie is "Shawshank Redemption" ... Favorite TV show is "The Office" ... Favorite musical group is Less Than Jake ... Wants to attend graduate school for human performance in order to get a NSCA certification ... An active member in the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.