#15 Miles Bland
AT NOTRE DAME (2014):Â Joined the Irish squad in the fall of 2013 as a walk on … played in two games as a pinch runner during sophomore year in 2014.
HONORS & AWARDS: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Appeared in two games as a pinch runner â€¦ named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013):Â Did not play collegiately â€¦ earned Dean’s List honors during the fall 2013 semester.
PREP & PERSONAL:Â Graduated from Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky in the spring of 2012 … earned three letters in football and baseball … named a 2011 underclass honorable mention All-American by Perfect Game … also named honorable mention all-region for the Central Region in 2012 by Rawlings … tore ACL during final football game of career to miss senior baseball season … selected to the Under Armour Preseason All-American baseball team before senior year … despite missing season was still named team’s “Mr. Baseball” by teammates and coaches … football team won three state championships (2008, 2010, 2011) and one national championship (2011) during career … advanced to state championship game in 2009 … invited to the 2011 USA Baseball National Team Identification Series at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina, and represented the Ohio Valley Region Team … batted .355 as a sophomore to lead Trinity to the final of the 7th Region Tournament … awarded the team’s “Mr. Clutch” award as a freshman after batting .400 to lead the squad to a seventh Region Tournament title … played club baseball for the Louisville Panthers … participated in the International Market Watch program … was in the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) … won the 2012 Governor’s Scholar Award and was a Jackie Robinson Scholarship semifinalist … full name is Derek Miles Bland … born in Kansas City, Missouri to Derek and Cecelia Bland … has an older sister, Imani, and a younger sister, Jamila … father, Derek, played baseball at Lincoln College and the University of Missouri-Rolla.
**Career Stats Attached Above As PDF (As Of May 17, 2014)**