2008 - - Earned second team All-SEC honors at designated hitter; second consecutive year named All-SEC ... 2008 MLB Draft Selection (15th round/Houston Astros) ... Played 63 games, hit .297 (70-for-236) with 34 runs scored, 10 doubles, 19 homers and 57 RBI ... 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI in 7-5 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... 4-for-4 with two runs, two RBI, a double and a home run in 9-6 win over Florida (5/4) ... 2-for-4 with game-winning three-run homer in ninth inning of 5-3 victory at Furman (4/23) ... 2-for-4 with two RBI in 4-1 win over Ole Miss (4/20) ... Two hits including a two-run homer in 14-4 win over USC Upstate (4/15) ... Two-homer performance with three RBI in 8-6 win over Auburn (4/12) ... Hit solo home run in 7-1 win over Clemson (4/9) ... Tied a career-high with four hits and hit eighth home run of the year in 9-2 win over Davidson (4/2) ... Game-winning two-run single in 7-4 victory at The Citadel (4/1) ... SEC Player of the Week after 5-for-12 weekend vs. Kentucky with a homer and seven RBI ... Went 2-for-4 with game-winning RBI single in 4-2 win vs. Kentucky (3/30) ... 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in 13-7 win vs. Kentucky (3/29) ... Grand slam home run (fourth career) in 10-3 win over Mississippi State (3/23) ... Homered and went 3-for-3 in 9-1 win over Mississippi State (3/21) ... 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in 16-7 win at Vanderbilt (3/15) ... 3-for-5 with a pair of homers, career-high four runs and tied a career-high with five RBI In 22-5 win over East Carolina (2-23).
2007 - Earned third team All-America honors from the NCBWA as well as first team All-SEC honors as a designated hitter ... Competed in 64 games with 63 starts ... Hit .328 (77-for-235) with 15 HR, 16 doubles and 63 RBI ... Named to NCAA Columbia (S.C.) Regional All-Tournament team ... Hit a game-winning grand slam home run in 11-6 NCAA Regional-clinching win over Charlotte (6/4) ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in 5-3 win over Florida at SEC Tournament ... 4-for-5 with three doubles tying a USC single-game record as well as three RBI in 14-13 win over Georgia (5/19) ... Homered in all three games of the Tennessee series ... Went 2-for-4 with a career-high five RBI in 13-7 win over Tennessee (5/13) ... 3-for-3 with a RBI in 12-3 win over The Citadel (5/9) ... 3-for-5 with two RBI in 13-6 win over Kentucky (5/9) ... Put together a three-game consecutive streak with a home run vs. Clemson (4/25), Davidson (4/24) and Ole Miss (4/22) ... Hit a two-run homer in 11-9 win at Ole Miss (4/22) ... Went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI in 8-2 win over Vanderbilt (4/1) ... Hit solo home run in 8-3 win at Mississippi State (3/25) ... Hit a two-run homer and tallied three RBI in 20-3 win at Mississippi State (3/23) ... 3-for-4 with a double and two runs in 11-2 win over Brown (3/10) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in 3-2 win vs. Clemson (3/4) ... Hit a three-run homer and scored twice in 12-0 win at Clemson (3/3) ... Grand slam homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Carolina to 8-5 win over Eastern Michigan (2/24) ... Hit a three-run homer in 10-2 win over Liberty (2/16) ... Homered on opening day and collected two hits with three runs in 13-2 win over Oklahoma (2/9).
2006 - Competed in 28 games with 15 starts finishing with a .262 batting average, six homers and 17 RBI ... Came on late in the season as starting designated hitter, earned NCAA Charlottesville Regional MVP honors with three home runs and 10 RBI to lead the Gamecocks at the plate ... Hit a three-run homer in 5-1 win over Evansville (6/5) clinching the regional championship ... Hit first career grand slam in 8-2 win over Virginia (6/3) ... Hit a three-run homer in 16-10 loss vs. Georgia at SEC Tournament (5/26) ... Went 1-for-4 with a double and run scored in 4-2 win over Kentucky at SEC Tournament (5/24) ... Hit solo homer in first start as DH in 6-3 win at Vanderbilt (5/21) ... Also made two appearances on the mound as a relief pitcher ... Made first career appearance on mound with an inning of relief in 7-5 loss at Georgia (5/6) ... Played this past summer with the Florence Red Wolves of the Coastal Plains League.
2005 - Played 28 games with seven starts, four at designated hitter and three at catcher ... Batted .182 (8-44) with two home runs, two doubles and 11 RBI ... Hit two-run HR and collected two hits in 8-7 win over Auburn (5/1/05) ... Made first career start vs. Davidson and went 1-for-3 with two RBI (3/23/05) ... Hit first career HR in 19-1 win over Niagara 2/26/05 ... Named to 2005 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Above 3.0 GPA both semesters 04-05 ... Played for the Front Royal Cardinals of the Valley League last summer ... Was named to the Valley All-Star team and was home run derby champion ... Finished the summer with a .312 batting average, seven home runs and 29 RBI.
2004 - Redshirt season ... Enrolled at Carolina in the fall of 2003 ... Received academic scholarships (Life Scholar, University Scholar) ... Better than 3.0 GPA and made dean's list fall semester 2003.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at South Aiken High School under Coaches Steve Deriggs and Tommy Allen ... Career batted .385 with one homer, 36 doubles ... Graduated cum laude.
PERSONAL - Born Philip Branson Disher 6/17/85 ... Parents are Ron and Miranda Disher ... Father is an electrical engineer and attended the University of South Carolina ... Has an older sister, Karisa Ruth ... Uncle, Jack Disher, played in the Giants and Phillies organizations, 1963-71 ... Chose Carolina because he has been a lifelong fan, liked the baseball program and the coaches. ... Hobbies are music and XBox ... Favorite food is a ham sandwich ...Favorite actress is Julia Roberts ... Favorite actor is Johnny Depp.