Hometown: Brandon, Fla.
Previous School: Auburn University
Major: Business Management
As a Sophomore: Hit .279 in 27 games including 17 starts last season…Hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning against Northern Kentucky (3/2)…Had a three-hit game against Florida Southern (3/8)…Finished with four home runs and 19 runs batted in on the season.
As a Freshman: Got his first career hit in his second at-bat as a Spartan, doubling down the left field line against Catawba (2/10)...Notched his first career RBI on a bases loaded walk agianst Lynn (2/16)...Drove in a run against Harvard (3/12) with a sacrifice fly for his third career RBI.
Previous School: Attended Auburn University his freshman year.
High School: Was a four-year letter winner at Riverview High School... Named best player to ever come out of Riverview High School by the Tampa Tribune...Holds five single season offensive records...2005 Tampa Tribune Hillsborough County Player of the Year...2005 Saladino all-Tournament catcher...Two-time all-state selection.
Personal: Chose to transfer to UT to be a part of a championship team and to help carry on the tradition...A business management major...Son of Jim and Donna Maines...Birthdate: 2/7/87.