Played for the Coppell Copperheads of the Texas Collegiate League ... Hit .290 in 16 games with five doubles, two homers and eight RBI.
Hit .270 with four doubles and 15 RBI while starting in 43 contests ... In conference play hit .198 in 25 starts ... Hit a team-best .367 in non-SEC games ... Struck out a team-low once every 7.1 AB ... Went 40 consecutive at-bats from March 30-April 8 without striking out ... Led team with a .414 (12-for-29) average in month of April ... Started 37 games at third and six at catcher ... Pinch-hit single in 9th inning of Sunday win over Miss. State ... Season-high three hits against Mercer on May 18 ... 6-for-11 in opening series of season against Western Carolina ... Missed six games in early March with eye injury ... Sat out six games in April with an ankle injury.
Played at Grayson County College in Denison, Texas, for one year under coach Tim Tadlock ... Hit .375 with 13 doubles, three home runs and 31 runs batted in while helping Grayson County to a 55-15 record and a fourth-place finish at the NJCAA College World Series ... played six different positions ... Named the Grayson County baseball player of the year.
Three year letterwinner for Matt Webb at Colleyville Heritage High School ... Helped Colleyville win district titles in 2002 and 2001 ... First-team all-state shortstop and district most valuable player as a senior in 2002 ... First-team all-district and all-area pitcher as a junior ... Second team all-district pitcher as a sophomore ... Was 20-4 during high school career on the mound.
Benjamin Ward Maitland was born on June 29, 1984 in Burlington, Ontario ... Son of Dan and Debbie Maitland ... Two brothers, Daniel (16) and Tim (13) ... Major: Pre-Business Administration.