Cards set a record in classsroom achievement
2014: Made only collegiate appearance in March 29 win over Butler entering the game as a defensive replacement at first base and later earning first at-bat.
2013: Did not see game action in first season in the program due to injury.
High School: Five-year letterwinner in baseball as a first baseman and a pitcher at Bryan Station High School. Named First Team All-State during senior and junior seasons. Hit .424 with seven home runs, 31 RBI, seven doubles, seven triples, 34 runs scored and nine stolen bases as a senior and was 4-2 with a 2.15 ERA on the mound. During junior season, hit .380 with six home runs, 24 RBI, 12 doubles, six triples, 10 stolen bases and 16 runs scored, while as a pitcher, went 6-1 with a 1.79 ERA and 72 strikeouts. Hit .364 with five home runs, 20 RBI, 10 doubles, four triples, nine stolen bases and 14 runs scored as a sophomore while finishing 4-2 with a 2.30 ERA and 50 strikeouts on the mound. Also earned one letter in basketball at Bryan Station. Away from the field, was member of Spanish Immersion Program, named to honor roll every year of high school, was Youth Salute selection and was Lexington Teen Leadership Council selection.
Personal: Born Michael James Bollmer on July 17, 1993 in Lexington, Ky. Son of Robert and Yvonne Bollmer. Has one brother, Bobby. Majoring in sport administration. Biggest thrill in sports was playing in the regional championship game during freshman season. After college, he wants to play pro ball or work in sports medicine. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career was his dad because he's been the person who has always been there to help him. Favorite movies include The Waterboy and Four Brothers. Favorite TV shows are SportsCenter and Chopped. Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Joey Votto. Favorite cereal is Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Favorite candy bar is Milky Way. Favorite type of food is Mexican food. Favorite teams are the Reds and Bengals. Favorite restaurants are Hammerhead and Buffalo Wild Wings. Favorite types of music are country and rap.