2014 Summer League Playing for the Junction City Brigade of the Mid-Plains League
Hit .200 (1-for-5) with a double and 3 RBIs in 5 games
All 5 appearances were as a pinch-hitter
Went 1-for-2 with 2 RBIs on March 15 vs. Northern Colorado
Walked in his only plate appearance on March 18 vs. Air Force
Reached on an error and later scored a run on April 22 vs. Bakersfield
Was an outfielder for Hutchinson Community College (KS) under head coach Ryan Schmidt
He batted .186 (22-for-118) with 13 RBI, 20 runs and three stolen bases over 45 games with the Blue Dragons
Had a .409 OBP as he drew 26 walks and struck out just 27 times in 173 plate appearances
Hit by a pitch 19 times
High school: Attended Manhattan High School in Manhattan, Kan. ... Three-year letterman in baseball and two-year letterman in football for the Indians ... Played for head coach Don Hess in baseball ... Helped Manhattan capture the Centennial League championship in his junior and senior years ... Team finished with a 21-4 record during his senior year in 2012, was regional champions and finished fourth in the Kansas 6A state tournament ... Named All-Centennial First Team and All-State First Team in his senior year ... Selected to the All-Centennial Second Team and All-State Honorable Mention in 2011 ... Was named All-Centennial League as a linebacker in 2011, his last season playing football.
Personal: Born on April 23, 1994 in Manhattan, Kan. ... Parents are Blake and Brenda DeBord ... Both parents are graduates of Kansas State ... Brother, Blair, was a catcher for K-State from 2010-14 ... Credits his father as being his biggest influence in his life ... Was an honors student all four years of high school as he compiled over a 3.5 GPA ... Completed over 100 community service hours in high school, earning him the Distinguished Service award ... Major is business.