SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2010
Was named a First Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the National College Baseball Writers Association and the American Baseball Coaches Association ... also picked up District V Player of the Year honors from the NCBWA and was a unanimous selection as Big Ten Player of the Year ... became the first player in conference history to pick up Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year honors in consecutive seasons ... was one of 25 semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, presented to the top player in college baseball ... led the conference in all-three triple crown categories, hitting .419 with 24 home runs and 75 RBI ... 24 home runs were second all-time in IU history and finished seventh in the nation, while finishing third in the country in homers per game (.44) ... finished 24th nationally in batting average and 28th in the country in RBI ... his .805 slugging percentage was the third-highest total in IU history, and finished eighth in the country ... finished 19th in the nation in hits (99), a total that tied for the second-most in IU lore ... also led the team with 62 runs and led the conference (seventh nationally) with 190 total bases ... had a triumphant return to his hometown, hitting .421 with three doubles and two home runs in the series with San Diego ... went 3-for-5 with a double, a homer and three RBI in the USD opener (2/19) ... hit a solo home run and had two hits in the finale with USD (2/21) ... hit a three-run homer in the first inning against Vanderbilt (3/7) ... had a pair of hits at Louisville (3/9) ... hit a home run and three RBI against Miami (Ohio) (3/13) ... Went 2-for-4 with three RBI vs. Yale (3/15) ... smashed a homer, scored three runs with two RBI vs. UMBC (3/19) ... had a career-best four hits against Morehead State (3/23) to go along with three runs and two RBI ... hit a three-run homer against Xavier (3/24) ... went 3-for-4 with a double and home run vs. Taylor (3/27) ... went 3-for-5 in the middle game against Michigan (4/3) ... had a 4-for-5 day with a homer and four runs scored in the finale with the Wolverines (4/4) ... went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer against Ball State (4/6) ... went 2-for-5 with a solo homer in the finale against Ohio State (4/11) ... went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer at Valpo (4/13) ... went 2-for-3 with a solo blast in the first game with Iowa (4/17) ... hit a three-run homer and drove in four in the finale against the Hawkeyes (4/18) ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI including a monster home run against Minnesota (4/24) ... had three hits, including a solo homer, against Purdue (5/1) ... went 2-for-5 with three RBI, three runs and a homer against Kentucky (5/11) ... hit a solo homer at Michigan State (5/15) ... blasted homer number 23, a two-run shot, against Illinois (5/20) ... went 3-for-5 with two runs in the finale with the Illini (5/22) to clinch the Big Ten batting title and the conference's triple crown.
FRESHMAN YEAR: 2009
Was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Second Team All-Big Ten at designated hitter ... also earned Big Ten All-Tournament honors ... is the first player in school history to be named Freshman of the Year ... was a Third Team All-Mideast Region selection ... collected Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA ... hit .370 for the season with a freshman record 14 home runs and 57 RBI ... also hit 15 doubles and scored 45 runs while playing nearly the whole season in the cleanup spot ... had his first career hit and scored twice against Georgetown (2/21) ... went 3-for-5 with four RBI and his first career homer against USF (2/22) ... went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer against Cleveland State (3/1) ... went 2-for-5 with a bases-clearing double against Georgia Southern (3/6) ... hit his third homer of the season against ECU (3/7) ... went 2-for-5 with a solo homer against Morehead State (3/10) ... went 3-for-5 with five RBI against Bowling Green (3/14) ... had three hits each against Jacksonville State (3/15) and Northern Iowa (3/16) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI double at Xavier (3/25) ... hit a double and an opposite-field, two-run homer in the Saturday win over Minnesota (3/28) ... had three hits and scored three runs at Cincinnati (4/1) ... went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs in the opener with Illinois (4/3) ... hit a solo homer in the top of the 10th in game two with the Illini to give IU a 2-1 victory ... had a two-run shot in the third game of the series ... collected first career weekly honor, being named Co-Big Ten Player of the Week on April 6 ... went 3-for-5 with three RBI and a solo homer against Valpo (4/8) ... went 2-for-2 and was issued three intentional walks in the finale against Iowa (4/12) ... hit a solo homer in the opener with PSU (4/17) to tie Mike Sabo's Indiana record (11) for longballs by a freshman ... went 2-for-3 with the game-winning RBI single in the finale with the Nittany Lions (4/18) ... had three hits, including his 12th home run of the season, against Miami (4/28), to break IU's freshman home run record ... hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs against Western Illinois (4/29) ... had two hits and scored twice at Evansville (5/12) ... hit a solo home run, his 14th of the season, against Michigan State (5/16) ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI in a 12-3 win over Minnesota (5/21) at the Big Ten Tournament ... went 3-for-5 with two RBI against Ohio State (5/22) ... had three more hits in IU's 13-2 win over Minnesota (5/23).
Joins the Hoosiers having played both first base and outfield for the Poway Titans under coaches Bob Parry and Dominick Johnson ... was a high school teammate of fellow Hoosier Drew Leininger ... selected in the 48th round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals ... named all-state by MaxPreps and Cal-Hi Sports after hitting .455 with 12 doubles, six triples, eight home runs, 45 RBI and 40 runs ... also slugged .851, had a .522 on-base percentage and was 7-for-7 on the basepaths ... named All-San Diego Division I Player of the Year by the San Diego Baseball Advisory Committee ... was named All-San Diego by the Union Tribune ... named All-District 8 by American Baseball Coaches Association ... also picked up First Team All-Palomar League honors ... led Poway to a 31-6 season, as they were ranked the top team in the state by MaxPreps and the No. 11 team in the nation by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and the No. 10 team by Perfect Game ... was selected as the team's offensive MVP in 2007 and the team's MVP in 2008 ... in 2007, hit .354 with seven home runs, six doubles and 34 RBI ... led the team in both home runs and RBI, and finished second and first in the Palomar League in those categories, respectively ... elevated himself as one of the San Diego area's top hitters through his performance on the Tampa Bay Devil Rays scout team ... majoring in rec sport management at IU ... parents are Ross and Carol Dickerson ... has one sister, Kelsie ... born on May 26, 1990.