Junior College: Played two years at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama...hit .428 (151-353) over his two seasons, including 93 runs batted in...as a sophomore in 2007, hit .450 with four homers and 45 RBI in 50 games...earned First Team All-Northern League and First Team All-Region honors...as a freshman in 2006, hit .407 with three homers and 48 RBI, helping lead Wallace State to the Junior College World Series...named the Big Stick Award winner after Wallace State finished third at the JCWS.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Pleasant Grove High School in Pleasant Grove, Alabama...lettered four times in baseball and football and was the captain of the football team in 2005...named All-State in football in 2005 and All-State in baseball in 2004 and 2005...hit .555 in 2004...also a member of the National Honor Society.
MLB Draft: Selected in the 48th round (1,401st overall) by the Florida Marlins in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft.
Personal: A kinesiology major...son of David Elmore and Kay Gassaway of Pleasant Grove, Alabama...has an older sister, Lindsey...is an Atlanta Braves fan...lists Shaun Alexander of the Seattle Seahawks as his favorite athlete...born June 15, 1987 in Dothan, Alabama.
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