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2013 Second Team All-BIG EAST
2013: Earned Second Team All-BIG EAST accolades while hitting .308 with one home run, 30 RBI, 41 runs scored and 24 stolen bases in 63 starts and 64 games played as the Cardinals' everyday shortstop. Singled, walked and added an RBI as Cardinals won NCAA Super Regional opener at Vanderbilt. Had a double, stole a base and a scored twice in NCAA Regional title game win over Oklahoma State. Doubled and scored in May 8 win over No. 14 Indiana. Hit safely in each of the three games in a sweep at Villanova. Was 3-for-3 with two runs scored in series-opener against Wildcats. Singled twice and scored twice in Cardinals' win over Georgetown on April 28 to close weekend sweep. Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored at St. John's on April 21. Was 2-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored in series-opening win over Elon on April 12. Finished 2-for-3 with a stolen base, a walk and two runs scored in series-opening win at Cincinnati on April 5. Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in series-opening win over No. 15 Notre Dame on March 28. Had at least one hit in all three games against Rutgers. Hit safely in all three wins over Xavier finishing with a 3-for-4 performance, which included a triple, an RBI and a run scored, in finale on March 16. Closed sweep of Alabama going 2-for-4 with a double, triple, two runs and an RBI in March 10 win. Chipped in with a single, an RBI, a run scored, a walk and a stolen base in March 9 win over Crimson Tide. Was 2-for-3 with a stolen base and a run scored in series finale against Kent State. Opened series with Golden Flashes going 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored in Cards' 14-2 win. Singled, walked twice and stole two bases in Feb. 26 win over Morehead State. Was 2-for-3 with first career home run in series-opening win over Akron on Feb. 22. Had second straight three-hit game going 3-for-3 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored in win over EKU on Feb. 20. Hit safely in all three games in season-opening BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge. Was 3-for-5 with two RBI, two runs and two stolen bases in win over Purdue. Was 1-for-2 with three walks, a run scored and an RBI in win over USF.
2012: Made 20 appearances on the season, most as a pinch runner, scoring seven times overall. Was hit by a pitch and scored a run in April 17 win at Indiana. Had first two at-bats of his career in final two games of the series sweep against Ball State. Scored his third run of the season in his fifth appearance as a pinch runner. Stole second and third before scoring as a pinch runner in Cards' Feb. 24 win over Oakland. Stolen bases on Feb. 24 were the first of his Louisville career. Made collegiate debut as a pinch runner and scored in Cards' win over EKU on Feb. 22.
High School: Played one season of prep baseball for Ballard High School after three seasons at New Wilmington High School in New Wilmington, Pa. Selected in the 44th Round (1346th overall) of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves. Earned First Team All-State honors as a senior shortstop at Ballard after hitting .463 with five home runs and 41 stolen bases. As a junior at New Wilmington, hit .575 with three home runs and 46 stolen bases, a single season school record. As a sophomore, hit .475 with a home run and 28 stolen bases after hitting .411 with 17 stolen bases as a freshman. Also earned four letters in football as a running back and defensive back at New Wilmington. Earned All-State honors as a safety at NWHS.
Personal: Born Sutton Walter Whiting on May 13, 1992 in New Wilmington, Pa. Son of Bob and Susan Whiting. Has four siblings, Bobby, Boomer, Addy and Molly. Undecided on a major at U of L. After college, he wants to play professional baseball. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career is his dad. Hobbies and outside interests include Ping Pong and being with family. Favorite movie is Gladiator. Favorite candy bar is Reese's. Favorite teams are the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Indians. Favorite restaurant is Shogun Japanese Restaurant. Brother Boomer was a four-year letterwinner and an All-American outfielder for Louisville from 2003-07.