Memphis visits Baylor for first weekend series on the road in 2012
2011 Played in 25 games and made 15 starts, four behind the plate and 11 as designated hitter...Finished with .292 average, five doubles, 11 RBI and a .400 slugging percentage...Had six sacrifices during the season...Drove in three runs in a 3-for-4 performance against Eastern Illinois (3/20/11)...Went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI against Middle Tennessee (4/19/11).
2010 Saw action in four games as a true freshman...Made two starts and collected multiple hits in both...Batted .500 with six RBI, three runs scored and a double...Slugged .600 and posted a .500 on-base percentage...All six RBI came with two outs...Hit .667 with runners in scoring position...Made his collegiate debut as a pinch-hitter versus Oakland (3/5/10)...Went 3-for-5 with four RBI and a run scored in his first collegiate start against Arkansas State (4/21/10)...Was 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI and runs, and added a double in an 11-10 extra-inning win over UL-Monroe (4/28/10).
Prep Was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Doug Polston at Knoxville's Halls High School...Helped Halls to three district titles, four Regional tournament appearances and a sub-state appearance in his high school career...Hit .480 with 51 RBI and seven home runs as a senior...Helped the Red Devils to a 23-13 record in 2009...Earned first team All-Prep Xtra honors...Earned first team TBCA All-State, first team TSWA All-State and first team TBR All-State accolades...Missed the majority of his junior campaign rehabbing from Tommy John surgery...Returned late in the season to help the Red Devils to a 21-12 finish...Hit .286 and split time behind the plate as a freshman...Earned the starting role in 2007 and helped lead Halls to a District 3-AAA championship...Was invited to the PerfectGame Southeast Tennessee State Showcase...Was tabbed an Academic All-American.
Personal Son of Danny and Lisa Wallace...Cousin, Derek Thorpe, pitched at Tennessee and was a sixth-round draft pick of the Oakland Athletics...Was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated with a 4.15 GPA...Majoring in accounting.