SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008):
Played in five games and went 1-for-4 ... made his 2008 debut against Illinois State (2/29), going 0-for-1 ... caught the final three innings and went 0-for-1 against Xavier (3/26) ... went 1-for-1 after coming on as a pinch-runner against Miami (4/9).
FRESHMAN YEAR: 2007
Played in five games, making two starts ... went 1-for-7 on the season ... made his first collegiate appearance against Southern Mississippi (2/24) posted an RBI single in a start against IPFW (3/25).
Played three years of varsity baseball for Barbe High School ... helped Barbe take home the Class 5A state championship in 2006 ... is the first Barbe baseball alum to ever join a Big Ten program ... in 2005, hit .262 with a .991 fielding percentage and was named second team all-district ... also played football in high school, and is a standout defensive catcher on the diamond ... has two brothers, Jaken and Lex, and one sister, Riley ... parents are Todd Morales and Liz and Todd Townsley.
Birthdate: Jan. 30, 1988