|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
|High School:||Bellarmine College Prep|
2011 Louisville Sligger's Freshman All-American Team
2011 WCC All-Freshman Team
FRESHMAN (2011): Started 48 games as a true freshman and batted .280 with a .363 on-base percentage … was second on the team with 28 RBIS … second on the team with 12 hit-by-pitch … started his first collegiate game at South Carolina on Feb. 18, collecting two hits and one RBI … recorded a walk and hit-by-pitch at South Carolina on Feb. 19 … went 1-4 in the series finale at South Carolina … collected one hit, one RBI and one run scored against Albany on Feb. 25 … on Feb. 26 in the first game of a doubleheader against Albany, had first career four-hit game with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored … in the second game of the doubleheader, had one hit, one run, one walk and first career stolen base … in the series finale against Albany he drove in three runs with a double and walk while also scoring a run … on Mar. 1, collected two hits and two RBIs as designated hitter at Stanford … on Mar. 5 vs. San Jose State had a double, a single and scored a run … went 1-5 on Mar. 6 at San Jose State with a walk, stolen base, one RBI and one run scored … collected one hit, one RBI, scored two runs, reached base via walk and hit-by-pitch and stole a base for the second straight game … recorded one RBI vs. Utah on Mar. 13 … went 1-4 with a run scored vs. UC Davis on Mar. 13 … from Mar. 26-28 went 9-12 with eight runs scored and 5 RBIs in the 4-game series vs. Brown … had one walk and scored a run at Stanford on Mar. 22 … had two hits, including a double, with one RBI and one run scored vs. UC Davis on Mar. 30 … from Apr. 1-3, collected four hits and scored two runs vs. Cal State Bakersfield … on Apr. 8 and 9 had back-to-back two-hit games against LMU … at Saint Mary’s on Apr. 15 collected one hit and one hit-by-pitch … on Apr. 16 at Saint Mary’s had two hits and a RBI … recorded a double and a RBI in the series finale at Saint Mary’s on Apr. 16 … against Stanford on Apr. 19 went 1-4 with a run scored … had three hits and two runs scored at USF from Apr. 21-23 … collected one hit and a career-high four RBI vs. Pacific on Apr. 26 … on Apr. 29 went 1-4 vs. Gonzaga … went 1-3 with a walk vs. Gonzaga on Apr. 30 … made first career start at second base and went 2-3 with a walk vs. Gonzaga on May 1 … from May 6-8 at Pepperdine had one hit, one run, one walk and one RBI … went 1-4 with a walk and a RBI vs. San Diego on May 20 … went 1-2 with a run scored after entering as a pinch hitter on May 21 vs. San Diego … had a sacrifice bunt in the last series at Portland from May 27-29.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, Calif.… played both baseball and football for Bellarmine… high school baseball team made it to the Central Coast Section semi-finals in his senior season and the section finals in his junior season… batted .452 his senior season… football team won West Catholic Athletic League titles, two CCS titles, and the state finals in 2010…hit 3 HR senior season… was named first-team all-league and first-team all-section in baseball and honorable mention in Football….played club baseball for the California Smoke.
PERSONAL: Son of Harold and Carla DeMerritt… has two younger brothers, Trevor and Connor… enjoys camping, boating, and snowboarding… majoring in Business.