Getting to know baseball newcomers continues with OF Chris Carrier
2014 - Freshman Made six (three-LF; three-DH) starts and 18 appearances during his first season at Memphis ... Hit .156 (5-for-32) with three runs scored, three RBI and a double ... Drew five walks ... Notched his first hit in his first career start against Central Arkansas on March 8 ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a walk against Saint Louis in the first game of a doubleheader on March 15 ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs, a double and an RBI against Alcorn State on April 20 ... Claimed Home Run Derby Championship in the festivities at the 2014 American Athletic Conference Championships at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla.
Prep Lettered three years as a right fielder at Christian Brothers for coach Buster Kelso ... Purple Wave claimed the TSSAA Division II Class AA state title in 2011 and 2013 ... Team went 36-8 in 2013 ... Batted .300 with 35 RBI, 17 stolen bases and seven home runs his senior year ... Was picked as a Tennessee Sports Writer Association All-State selection ... Named an all-metro pick and also played in the State Farm Shelby County All-Star Game ... Went 3-for-4 with two home runs, a double and seven RBI against Memphis University School.
Personal Son of William and Mary Carrier ... Full name is Charles Christopher Carrier ... Lettered three years as a strong and free safety ... Named first team all-district and was an all-state pick ... Garnered Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps honors ... Undecided on a major.