Played for the Fairfax Nationals in the Clark Griffith League ... Helped the Nationals advance to the championship game ... Finished the summer with a .284 batting average in 20 games, scoring 16 runs.
2007 (FRESHMAN) Started 39 games at shortstop ... Hit .203 with seven doubles, a triple and a home run ... Drove in 21 ... Led the team with 15 sacrifices (13-SH, 2-SF) ... Had 21 RBIs despite just 26 hits ... Went 3-for-8 with the bases loaded, which included a grand slam at South Alabama ... Hit .545 with a runner on third and less than two outs ... Hit .226 at home ... Had a great debut, going 2-for-5 with 4 RBI against Hofstra (Feb. 9) ... Went 4-for-13 (.308) with a double and six RBI in season-opening series against Hofstra ... Had a five-game hitting streak from March 4-11 (6-for-21, 3 doubles, 5 runs scored and two RBI).
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterwinner for Tim Fanning at Glenwood High School ... Named All Bi-City as a senior after hitting .408 with 25 RBI ... Was 28-30 in stolen bases ... AISA MVP ... Named MVP of the state tournament ... Golden Glove award winner all four years ... Hit .401 with 33 RBI and scored 55 runs as a junior ... Also stole 32 bases in 36 attempts ... Struckout just 14 times during his high school career ... Started all 84 games during his last two seasons of high school ... Also lettered in football and basketball ... Was named the Best Defensive Player on the basketball team for three consecutive seasons.
PERSONAL William Eric Skinner ... He is the son of Kenneth and Leane Skinner ... He has three siblings: Blake (21), Kalyn (16) and Marc (12) ... Major: Exercise Science.