|Last School:||Cookeville HS|
2010: Played in 32 games, making 20 starts as a freshman ... Tallied 16 hits, 11 runs, five walks, and nine runs batted in ... Also made 64 put outs and recorded a fielding percentage of .971 ... Recorded first home run of career in second game of a double header at Jacksonville (3/13) ... Had five multi-hit games.
Prior to Belmont: Lettered four seasons under head coach Butch Chaffin at Cookeville High School ... Nominated for the Louisville Slugger All-American Team by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper ... Led the state in doubles as a junior with 21 ... A three-time all-conference selection ... 2009 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Southeast Region All-High School Senior Team Honorable Mention ... Recorded a batting average over .400 in three seasons as a Cavalier ... Two-time Offensive Player of the Year for Cookeville ... Also excelled in basketball, earning TSSAA Class AAA All-State honors as a senior.
Personal: Born Sept. 15, 1990 in Cookeville, Tenn. ... Parents Britt and Susannah Akers also graduated from Cookeville High School ... Has an older brother, Eli, and a younger sister, Annie ... Music business major ... Hopes to attain a career in the Christian music industry.