Played sparingly during the 2008 season mainly as a pinch hitter ... despite only 30 at-bats he became Tech's best pinch-hitter as he finished with a .300 average in that role by going 6-for-20 ... ended the season with a .300 average (9-for-30) along with six RBIs ... made two starts in right field in a doubleheader against Dallas Baptist on May 13.
AT ODESSA COLLEGE
Was an all-conference selection at Odessa Junior College in 2005 ... 2006 TNMJCBCA All-Star ... hit .386 his freshman season but did not play as a sophomore due to injury.
A 2005 graduate of Lubbock Christian High School in Lubbock, Texas ... played varsity baseball under head coach Phil Bryant ... helped lead the Eagles to the state finals his senior season ... was named the 2004 Newcomer of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year ... was an All-District and First-Team All-State selection in TAPPS.
Born on March 23, 1987, in Lubbock, Texas ... son of Tim and Susan Leslie ... father Tim is a local dentist and former head baseball coach at LCHS ... mother, Susan, is a graduate of Mississippi State University...has one younger brother, Brent ... grandfather, E.C. Leslie, played for the Pittsburgh Pirates while his father, Tim, was a four-year letterwinner under Tech head coach Larry Hays when he was the skipper at LCU ... enjoys hunting, fishing and the outdoors ... majoring in business.