|Hometown:||Orland Park, Ill.|
|High School:||St. Rita|
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2011: Appeared in 23 games, making seven starts … Finished with a batting average of .227 in 44 at-bats … Tallied 10 hits and six RBI ... Scored four runs ... Went 1-1 and hit a two-RBI double against Albany (3/18) … Had a two-RBI triple and one run scored against Villanova, going 1-3 on the day (3/5) … Scored a run against Central Connecticut after hitting safely with a double in a 1-2 performance (4/12) … Made six errors in 33 chances.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played two years of varsity baseball as a shortstop and second baseman under head coach Mike Zunica at St. Rita H.S. ... Team placed second in the state in 2009 and 2010 … Batted .385 as a junior … Hit .415 as a senior with 17 doubles and one home run … Also played club baseball for the Illinois Sparks … Batted .550 in the summer of 2009 … Graduated ninth in his class.
PERSONAL: Son of Edward and Julie Stearns … Father played baseball at St. Xavier and was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame … Has one brother (Chris) … Has not yet declared a major.
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