Very hard-nosed player who hustles everywhere and plays the game with great intensity and passion ... handles the bat well from the left side and can use his speed to create consistent offense ... will contend for significant playing times this season in the outfield and as a designated hitter.
PRIOR TO LSU
A 2012 1st Team All-State selection at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, La. ... hit .546 as a senior with 11 doubles, five triples, one homer and 20 RBI ... also received All-Acadiana honors and was named district MVP ... a 2012 Louisville Slugger High School All-American and a Baseball America Third-Team All-American ... batted .460 as a junior in 2011 with seven doubles, three triples, three homers, 22 RBI and 34 runs ... also played wide receiver for the St. Thomas More football team, earning second-team All-District and All-Acadiana honors.
Parents are William and Stephanie Stevenson ... dad manages an oilfield company; mom is a teacher at St. Thomas More High ... has one older brother, Will, and two younger brothers, Matthew and Josh ... brother Will played football at UL-Lafayette for two seasons ... chose to attend LSU because "I wanted to be part of a winning tradition and have an opportunity to win a national championship" ... majoring in kinesiology at LSU ... born June 1, 1994 in Lafayette, La.