|Hometown:||Fort Lawn, S.C.|
|Last School:||Great Falls|
2010: Played in a total of 47 games, making 45 starts as a freshman... Played at the corners and as an outfielder while amassing 15 appearances on the hill... Finished the season with a .282 batting average with 24 RBI and scored 16 runs... Had nine extra-base hits a season ago (four doubles, four triples and one homerun)... Picked up first career hit and first stolen base in the season opener against Appalachian State (Feb. 20)... Drove in two runs in a victory over Dayton on Feb. 27... Was 2-for-4 at the plate with one RBI and one run... Had two hits to go along with two RBI and two runs against Gardner-Webb on Mar. 24... First career-home run was a grandslam in the sixth inning against Jacksonville on Apr. 3 as he finished with three hits and five RBI... Was 2-for-4 at the plate against Campbell (Apr. 16) and finished with two runs.. Had three hits at Mercer (Apr. 24) and at Stetson (May 8)... Was 2-for-4 with two RBI in the season finale against William & Mary (May 19)... Pitched 44 1/3 innings in 2010, finishing with an 0-7 mark and a 7.71 ERA... Longest outing of the season came at South Carolina (Apr. 20) when he pitched 5.1 innings, giving up seven hits and four earned runs in Upstate's 4-2 loss... Struck out a career-best six batters at Charleston Southern on Mar. 9... Committed just six errors in the field... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.
High School: A six-year letterwinner at Great Falls High School, also earning four letters in football ... Hit .536 as a senior and posted an 8-4 record with a 0.61 ERA on the mound ... Earned all-region and all-state honors as well as his third Class A Region III Player of the Year award ... Earned a slot in the North/South All-Star Game and was a part of the High School Sports Report's Top 100 prospects in South Carolina ... Batted .509, with 28 RBIs and four home runs en route to earning Class A All-State honors as a junior ... Helped lead the Red Devils to a final ranking inside the top 10 in the state as a junior ... A finalist for the South Carolina "No Spit" All-Star of the Year award ... Played with the Palmetto Sand Gnats, the South Charlotte Panthers and the American Legion Post 217 team in the summer ... An Honorable Mention All-Area selection as a football quarterback while helping the Red Devils to the Class A state title game as a junior ... Led the Red Devils to the second round of the Class A Division II playoffs as a senior, as the team finished with an 8-4 record.
Personal: Born on Jan. 29, 1991 ... Son of Gaither and Melissa Mackey Bumgardner ... Has two sisters, Anna Lonon and Victoria ... A physical education major ... Favorite food is barbeque ribs ... Favorite movie is "Shooter" ... Favorite TV show is "SportsCenter" ... Favorite actor is Robert Duvall ... Favorite baseball player is Derek Jeter ... Admires his parents.