Awards & Accolades
•SoCon Academic Honor Roll (2017-18)
JUNIOR (2019): Wrapped up the season ranked in the top five of three major statistical categories including sacrifice flies (t-1st-4), home runs (t-1st-6), walks (3rd-22) and RBI (t-3rd-28) … one of five Spartans to start at least 50 games, including Caleb Webster, Josh Madole, Austin Embler and Jacquez Koonce … had 10 multi-hit games over the course of the season, including a 2-for-4 outing that resulted in two RBI and a double in the season-opener against Quinnipiac (Feb. 15) … closed out a solid performance against High Point (Feb. 19) by finishing 2-for-5 with three RBI, two runs and a home run … finished 2-for-4 from the plate at Virginia Tech (Feb. 25) … ended the first meeting against Wake Forest (Feb. 27) as he went 2-for-4 … capped off the second game of a series with Jacksonville (March 15), finishing 1-for-2 with three RBI … had a grand slam home run against N.C. A&T (March 19), finishing 1-for-3 with four RBI … capped off a win over Wake Forest (March 26) by going 2-for-5 with a pair of runs … enjoyed a home run while going 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs against Furman (April 6) … wrapped up the opening game of the series against Samford (April 18) by going 2-for-4 … emerged with two hits, two runs and three RBI in a clash with Elon (April 23) … smacked his fifth home run of the season, finishing 1-for-2 with three RBI from the plate against Wofford (May 17) … closed out the season with a 2-for-4 performance that resulted in two RBI and a home run against Mercer (May 24) in the SoCon Baseball Championship.
SOPHOMORE (2019): Played in 21 games making 16 starts behind the plate … Hit for a .294 average with five extra base hits … Drove in 12 runs and scored seven times, slugging .392 on the season … Recorded a perfect fielding percentage and threw out six attempted base stealers … Three multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests … Season-long five-game hit streak and reached base in six-straight games … Went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored twice in his Division I debut against Oakland (Feb. 20) … Logged another multi-hit game in a 2-for-2 performance with two doubles and a run scored in a win over Mercer (May 6) … Was a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI and scored twice in the SoCon Tournament against VMI (May 24) … Drove in a season-high three runs against Lafayette (Mar. 10) … Drove in two runs against Lipscomb (Mar. 16) … Drove in two more runs in the second game of the series against Western Carolina (Apr. 8) … Stolen base in the first game of the season against Oakland (Feb. 20) … Season-high 13 putouts against Elon (Mar. 7) and Lipscomb (Mar. 16).
PRIOR TO UNCG: Competed for one season with the Guilford Tech Titans… Helped Guilford Tech earn a 30-22 record and 15-8 at home… Hit for a .371 average, leading the team with 14 home runs… Added 11 doubles and a triple en route to earning All-Conference accolades… Threw out nine runners attempting to steal, and earned a .990 fielding percentage.
PREP: Was a three-time All-Conference selection at Southern Guilford… Named conference Player of the Year as a senior and set the school record for single season RBI with 38 in his final campaign… As a senior, he hit at a .405 average with nine doubles, two triples and four home runs… As a junior, hit at a .439 clip, connecting on 10 doubles, a triple and five home runs… Sophomore season hit at a .389 average with six doubles and a pair of home runs… He was a member of the national Honor Society and was a member and officer in his FFA chapter.
PERSONAL: He is the son of LeAnn Pearce and Eric Caveness and is majoring in business administration.