Wahl Scores Game-Winning Run Off Ninth-Inning Rally
2012: Appeared in 22 games and made 15 starts in the outfield ... Hit .204 on the year with 13 runs scored and five RBI ... Two of his hits were doubles ... Went 5-for-6 in steal attempts ... Posted a season-high seven at bats against UT-Martin (3/6) and scored four runs despite not recording a hit ... Scored all four times he reached base against the Tigers ... Posted a season-high two hits on four occasions as he posted four multiple-hit games on the year ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Richie Tillman at Pascagoula High School ... Hit .345 with three home runs, 25 RBI and 16 steals as a senior at Pascagoula ... Helped lead Pascagoula to the second round of the State Playoffs ... Ranked as the No. 107 player by Baseball America in the 2011 MLB Draft ... Named a first team All-America selection by Rawlings as a senior ... Also named a All-Region first team selection for the Southeast ... Named a Dandy Dozen selection by the Clarion Ledger ... Also lettered three years in football and track ... Named a Dandy Dozen selection in football by the Clarion Ledger ... Named a SuperPrep All-America selection and the No. 8 player in Mississippi in football ... Played in the Offense-Defense All-America game ... A second team Class 6A All-State pick by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as a senior ... Rated the No. 10 player in Mississippi and the No. 33 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com ... Named the No. 25 cornerback in the nation and No. 271 player overall by Scout.com ... A PrepStar All-Region selection ... ... Claimed the state championship in the 100 meter dash for Class 6A in track in 2011 ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Anthony and Tarsha Golson ... Born July 7, 1993 ... Has two siblings, Martinez Betts and Acacia ... Selected to compete in the Future Stars All-Star Game ... Drafted in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Boston Red Sox ... Also plays football as a defensive back for the Ole Miss football team ... Major is Business.
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