Played in 33 games, starting 25 times.
Had a hit in each of the first two games of the Houston Classic vs. Houston and TCU.
Doubled and drove in two against Western Illinois on March 10.
Was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff on March 23.
Put together a four-game hitting streak from April 27-May 2.
Was 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in the first game of the Texas Tech series.
Scored three runs, going 1-for-3 with a double in the series finale at Texas Tech.
Hit .400 and scored six runs in the three games against TTU.
Had one hit in each of the first three games of the season ... Went 1-for-3 in the home opener against Western Illinois ... Was 2-for-4 against UI-Chicago on March 25 ... Scored three runs on a 1-for-2 performance against Minnesota on April 8 ... Had two hits and scored twice against Indiana State on April 15 ... Went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in the opener of the series with Texas Tech ... Also recorded a hit in game two of the Texas Tech series ... Was 2-for-4 with in RBI in the series opener at Nebraska ... Picked up a double, an RBI and two runs scored in the third game of the series against Nebraska ... Had a pair of hits, including a double, and scored twice against Missouri State on May 5 ... pened the series against Kansas with a 2-for-4 performance ... Hit a walk-off, game-winning home run, his first career homer, in the series finale against Kansas on May 10 ... Was 3-for-7 in the two-game series against Cal State-Bakersfield ... Had a four game hitting streak from May 10-20 ... Recorded a hit in each of the final two games of the season, against Monmouth and Western Kentucky at the NCAA Regional.
Played in six games for the Tigers as a freshman ... First collegiate appearances came against Toledo on March 15, playing in two games of the Toledo series.
Hit .507 with three home runs and 21 RBI as a senior at DeSmet High School in the St. Louis area ... Had a career batting average of .447 with five homers and 61 RBI ... Named to the all-state first team by the coaches and all-state second team by the media ... Was selected to the All-Metro Catholic Conference team in 2006 and 2007 ... Earned all-metro team recognition twice (2006, 2007) ... Team finished second in the state tournament in 2004 ... Four-year member of the Honor Roll ... Earned the Scholar-Athlete Award all four years ... High School Coach was Greg Vitello, father of MU Assistant Coach Tony Vitello.
Son of James and Laura Ampleman ... Father is an engineer and mother is a teacher and counselor ... Is majoring in business.