|Hometown:||Half Moon Bay, Calif.|
|High School:||Half Moon Bay HS|
Freshman(2010): On the Broncos roster the entire season, did not make an appearance due to injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: Led Half Moon Bay to a 20-win season as a senior, helping the Cougars advance deep into the Central Coast Section playoffs ... First Team 2009 All-Peninsula Athletic League (PAL ) Ocean Division catcher ... 2009 All-San Mateo County ... 2009 California Baseball Coaches Association 'Top Player' selection ... hit .371 with 11 doubles and 32 runs his senior year ... hit .379 and slugged .552 as a junior in 2008 ... established Half Moon Bay's all-time records in hits and games played ... also named a First Team All-PAL Ocean Division catcher as a sophomore in 2007 ... also lettered in football.
PERSONAL: Born December 14, 1990 ... son of Keith and Cindy Waddell of Half Moon Bay ... both parents attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ... has three older siblings, Matt, Alex and Rachel ... chose Santa Clara in large part attend its business school.