|High School:||Punahou School|
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Made only appearance of the year and his collegiate debut in game three against Dartmouth (Mar. 22), was hit by a pitch in his only plate appearance.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii ... played for Eric Kadooka ... helped the team to four state championships from 2005-08 ... was named the 2007 all-state shortstop ... 2007 Punahou team was ranked No. 25 nationally by The USA Today ... also played volleyball ... aided Punahou in winning two volleyball state championships ... graduated high school with honors.
PERSONAL: Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... son of John and Louise Bninski ... both parents attended the University of Hawaii ... has one older brother, Matthew ... enjoys surfing and listening to music ... aspires to be a doctor ... majoring in engineering.