Previous School: Named second-team all-conference at Lamar Community College as a freshman ... Batted .347 with three home runs and 41 RBI for the Runnin 'Lopes last season.
High School: Earned second-team all-league honors for Highlands Ranch High School.
Personal: Born on March 26, 1983 ... Son of Joe and Jayne Tartler ... Business major ... Once accidentally hit an umpire with his bat ... Favorite moment in a game is robbing someone of a home run ... Favorite professional sports team is the Minnesota Twins.