South Carolina vs Auburn baseball on Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Auburn, Ala.
2011 - JUNIOR YEAR
Hit .254 (48-for-189) with 15 doubles, a triple and three home runs, driving in 17 RBIs and scoring 30 runs ... Led the team in steals with eight (in 10 attempts, 80 percent) ... Starting center fielder in 50 games (25-25) and starting right fielder in five (3-2) ... Hit second (7-4), third (2-1), fifth (1-2), sixth (2-1), seventh (4-5), eighth (10-12) and ninth (2-2) in the lineup ... Finished the year on a four-game hitting streak (May 20-26) and hit safely in 10 of the final 11 games (11-for-41, .268) ... Was 4-for-11 (.364) in the series win over Alabama, doubling, homering and scoring three runs ... Hit his second home run of the year, a three-run shot, during Auburn's eight-run first inning on Sunday against Georgia (5/8) ... Had a seven-game stretch games (4/1-10) where he was 8-for-23 (.348) with four doubles, a home run and seven runs scored ... Went 4-for-11 (.364) at Kentucky (4/8-10), collecting three doubles and a home run ... Broke out of a 1-for-18 (.056) slump in the second game of the Arkansas series (3/19) with a fifth-inning, two-run double that gave Auburn a 8-2 lead ... Followed that up with a 2-for-4 (2B) game on Sunday (3/20) in the 8-7 win ... Tripled in the sixth inning of the 6-2 win over Memphis (3/8), Auburn's first triple of the season ... Was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks and three RBIs in the 13-8 win over Western Kentucky, collecting RBI doubles in the fifth and sixth innings ... Scored what proved to be the winning run in the 2-0 win over Radford (2/27), drawing a walk and scoring from first on a Casey McElroy double ... Was 3-for-5 with a double, a walk and a stolen base in the 9-4 win over Jacksonville State (2/22) ... Was 3-for-3 with two walks, a stolen base and four runs scored in the season-opening 12-5 win over Arkansas State (2/18).
2010 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Hit .308 as Auburn's fourth outfielder ... Had 11 doubles, two triples and five home runs, driving in 31 RBI and scoring 42 runs ... Was 3-for-5 with a double and a home run in the NCAA Regional (6/4-7) ... Home run came in the top of the ninth with Auburn trailing Clemson, 9-8 (6/6) ... Facing a 1-2 count with two outs, hit a three-run home run that kept Auburn's season alive for one more game ... Starting right fielder in the season-opener but shifted to center field for the second game and started there for the next 25 games ... Auburn went 17-10 when he started in center and 4-3 when he was in right ... Hit .317 (45-for-142) when he was in the starting lineup ... Hit second in the lineup 23 times (16-7) ... Was 2-for-8 with a double, home run and two RBI in the SEC Tournament (5/26-28) ... Started in right against Ole Miss (5/28) in the SEC Tournament ... Hit a solo home run in the 3-1, 12-inning win over South Carolina at the SEC Tournament (5/27) ... Did not start but came in in the bottom of the second after Brian Fletcher was hit by a pitch on the hand ... Scored the game-tying run as a pinch runner for Ryan Jenkins in the bottom of the seventh of the series-clinching win against Kentucky (4/25) ... Tripled and scored on a suicide squeeze in the sixth inning of the 6-2 win over South Alabama (4/7) ... Drew three walks and scored three runs in the 22-7 win over Georgia State (4/6), hitting eighth in the lineup ... Had a three-hit game in the series finale at Alabama (4/4), including a his third home run of the season to lead off the third and give Auburn a 2-0 lead ... Moved to fifth in the lineup for the final game against South Carolina (3/28) and responded with three hits and two RBI ... Had three hits, including a double, a sac fly and two RBI in the Capital City Classic (3/24) ... Tied a school record with three stolen bases at Samford (3/23) ... Had a five-hit game in the series-opener with Miami (Ohio) (3/5), driving in three RBI ... Finished the series 9-for-15 (.600) with five RBI ... Was 6-for-11 (.545) with three doubles and seven runs scored during the Auburn Classic (2/26-28)... Delivered the game-winning hit in the tenth inning in a 9-8 win over Southeast Missouri (2/20), driving in Justin Fradejas from second with a two-out single to center.
JUNIOR COLLEGE (NW FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE)
Played for Doug Martin at NW Florida State College ... Hit .363 in 46 games in his only season at NWFSC ... Drove in 40 runs in 179 at bats ... Had 13 doubles and five home runs.
Played for Matt Cimo at Auburn HS ... 45th-round pick of the New York Yankees in 2008 ... Hit .500 with 23 RBI and four home runs as a senior ... 2008 Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State selection ... 2008 6A All-State honorable mention
Alexander Creede Simpson ... Born on Sept. 8, 1989 ... Son of Gene and Cathy Simpson ... Has a sister, Kate (26) ... Majoring in finance.