2004 - Played 10 games with five starts ... Hit .200 (4-for-20) with four runs scored, three doubles, a triple and three RBI.
2003 - One varsity letter ... Appeared in 36 games with 22 starts as a freshman at first base and designated hitter ... Batted .218 (17-78) with three homers, 12 RBI ... Hit first career HR, a three-run shot in 7-6 win vs. James Madison, also had solo HR in 6-4 win vs. Clemson ... Played last summer with the Florence Redwolves of the Coastal Plains League under Coach Todd Whitehead.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Played three seasons at Brookland-Cayce HS under Coach Brian Hucks, a former USC catcher (1994-96) ... Senior season batted .467 with nine homers, 30 RBI ... Also played two summers of AAU baseball with the Diamond Travelers ... Last summer compiled a .512 average, nine homers, 38 RBI ... Also played basketball and football.
PERSONAL -- Born John Fulton McDaniel III 1/28/84 in West Columbia, S.C. ... Nicknames are Trey and Big Country ... Parents are Jim and Joann McDaniel ... Both parents attended University of South Carolina ... Has a twin sister Brandi, and two older sisters Tara and Melissa ... Father played high school basketball and baseball four years ... Tara played softball and Melissa played soccer ... Chose Carolina because he liked the coaches and the surroundings ... Hobbies are hunting and fishing ... Favorite food is shrimp ... Favorite actress is Julia Roberts ... Favorite actor is Adam Sandler.