Ht.: 5-11 Wt.: 175 Hometown: Monroe,NC
Previous School: Parkwood
2012: Saw action at third base and on the mound as a freshman ... started 24 games in the field and made 18 appearances on the mound ... was 2-0 with a team-high four saves ... collected win in Southeast Region Championship Game with four and two-thirds innings of scoreless relief ... picked up a save in College World Series opener in a 2-1 win over Indianapolis ... allowed a run in just five of 18 relief stints ... hit .264 with four homers at the plate ... homered in his first collegiate at bat against Belmont Abbey ... hit for the cycle in F/17 win over Mars Hill ... had two-run eighth-inning homer to snap 5-5 tie in F/5 win over Pfeiffer ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Starter at Parkwood High School ... was co-captain and team MVP as a senior ... was a two-time all-conference selection for the Rebels ... went 3-1 in playoff outings ...
PERSONAL: Born Craig Rodney Brooks on Sept. 23, 1992 in Lancaster, SC ... son of Rodney and Pam Brooks ... business major.