Previous Schools: Transfers to Utah after playing his junior season at Texas Tech in 2003 ... Batted .310 for the Red Raiders, while hitting four home runs ... Tied for second on the team with 38 RBIs ... Ranked second on team with 48 runs scored ... Played his first two seasons at Lamar (Colo.) Community College ... In two seasons at Lamar, his team went 106-17 and advanced to the Junior College World Series his sophomore season ... Earned all-conference honors in both junior college seasons ... Hit 27 home runs in two seasons at Lamar CC ... Hit .380 with 18 doubles and 17 home runs as a sophomore.
Summer Baseball: Played for one season in the MINK League for the Chillicothe (Mo.) Mudcats ... Played two seasons in the Northwoods League for the Madison (Wis.) Mallards.
High School: Played varsity baseball at Heritage High School in Littleton, Colo. ... Was an all-conference shortstop during his senior season and was an honorable mention pick as a sophomore ... Also played hockey for 10 years and was a three-year member of Rocky Mountain District National Select teams.
Personal: Born April 13, 1982 ... Son of Bill and Sue Beck ... Communications major ... Hopes to play professional baseball ... Favorite pro sports team is the Colorado Avalanche ... Believes baseball should do away with the designated hitter ... Owns a german shepherd named Cheech.