Freshmen show well in intrasquad action
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2015: Walked twice and scored a run in the season opener against Saint Louis ... Started and went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles versus Kansas State ... Singled and drove one run in on a sacrifice fly at Wofford ... Went 2-for-5 with a triple and two runs scored at USC Upstate ... Against ETSU, was 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored ... In the second game against VCU, reached base three times on two walks and a hit by pitch, scored twice and had a stolen base ... Doubled and drove in a run in game two against No. 1 Virginia ... Scored a run in the second game with Niagara ... Singled, walked twice and scored a run in the opener with No. 11 North Carolina ... Smacked a double in his first start at first base in the finale with No. 11 North Carolina ... Against Akron, finished a perfect 2-for-2, doubled, drove in a run, scored twice and walked once ... Had one RBI in the opener at Duke ... In game two at Duke, clubbed two home runs in a 3-for-5 effort with three RBIs and two runs ... Singled, drove in a run and scored once in the finale at Duke ... Hit a double and scored two runs at Youngstown State ... Walked twice and scored a run in game two with Notre Dame ... Hit a two-run homer in the finale versus Notre Dame ... Combined to go 4-for-6 in two games against Wake Forest, including a 2-for-2 effort with a triple, an RBI, a run and two walks in the opener and 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs in the second game ... Returned for the first time in more than two weeks as a defensive replacement at Penn State ... In the second game against No. 16 Miami had a single ... Went 2-for-4 in the series finale with No. 16 Miami... In game three at GT, went 3-for-4 ... Blasted a three-run homerun in the final game against Virginia Tech.
2014: Appeared in 40 games and made 12 starts as a freshman...hit .241 in 58 at-bats...had 14 hits, seven RBI and 10 runs scored...doubled against USC-Upstate for first career hit...collected first career RBI on a two-run single against Presbyterian...finished the year with four multi-hit games.
High School: Was a first-team Preseason Under Armour All-American his senior year...named to the 2013 Rawlings All-Region team and was a second-team All-Section member in the Lancaster-Lebanon league...played in the East Coast Pro Showcase representing the Oakland Athletics...played for the PA Select club team and Orioles scout team for two years each.
Personal: Born on October 17, 1994...son of Scott and Joni Yarnall...has four siblings, Brian, Michael, Kristy and Jared.