Eddie served as an assistant/hitting coach for the Carolina Vipers 2019 showcase team for the 2016 & 2017 seasons while completing his degree at UNC Charlotte. Eddie currently serves as a Head Coach for the class of 2020 Five Star Vipers.
2016: Played in 24 games with a team-high 19 pinch-hit appearances and three starts … set new career-high with his two hits against William & Mary on February 20th … hit pinch-hit, two-run double against UAB in game two helped the Niners prevail 6-4 in the winner-take-all contest for the final Conference USA tournament berth … hit .250 going 6-for-24 in his plate appearances … hit .500 on the year with a runner at third and less than two outs.
2015: Appeared in 22 games this season mostly in a pinch-hit role as one of the first Niners off the bench late in games … pinch-hit in 18 of his 22 contests … hit .364 in 22 plate appearances, sporting a .438 average going 7-of-16 in his pinch-hitting opportunities … went 5-for-14 hitting .357 with a pair of runs scored in Conference USA action … made collegiate debut on February 22nd at home against Akron going 1-for-3 with a two-out RBI single … collected eight hits overall in 2015 with the RBI and three runs scored … first extra-base hit came in the form of a double against #15 Dallas Baptist on May 2nd … hit .329 against lefties at the plate, .375 leading off and .333 with two outs … named to Conference USA’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Athletic Director’s List (fall and spring).
Prep - Transferred to Charlotte after attending Louisburg College earning Dean's List honors ... played High School ball at nearby Charlotte Catholic for Head Coach Randy Belk ... led the Cougars to three-straight MEGA-7 Conference Championships and three-straight appearance in the third round of the state tournament ... hit .435 in his three-year letterman career at Charlotte Catholic ... named the MEGA-7 Conference Player of the Year, member of the All-Charlotte Observer and All-State First Team as a senior ... named a two-time All-MEGA 7 conference and All-South Charlotte Weekly team member.
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