2009: Started all 54 games at shortstop ... Hit .279 in a 204 at-bats which was second most on the team ... Stole 11 bases in 12 attempts ... Tied for second on the team with 10 doubles ... Had a career-high four hits in a 20-3 win over Central Michigan (4/1) ... Followed up his performance two games later by going 4-for-4 with career-high two doubles in a 9-4 win over Northwestern (4/4) ... Posted an eight-game hitting streak that started April 25 vs. Iowa and ended with a 3-for-5 game with a triple and two RBIs vs. Purdue (5/9) ... Hit third career home run vs. Central Michigan (5/12) ... Went 3-for-4 vs. Bethune-Cookman (3/7).
2008: One of two players to start all 53 games...led team with 197 at-bats...second on the team in hits with 59...third on the team in runs scored (35)...fourth in RBIs (32) and total bases (73)...had 18 multi-hit games...went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and one home run in the third game of the season (vs. UConn 2/24)...posted a 3-for-4 performance with three RBIs and one run scored vs. Quinnipiac (3/14)...drove in two runs and went 2-for-3 vs. Northwestern (4/5)...doubled and went 2-for-3 vs. Ohio State (4/13)...in a four-game series with Iowa (4/25-27), he went 5-for-12 with six RBIs and five runs scored...doubled and scored twice in a 2-for-4 day vs. Purdue (5/10).
High School: Captured first-team all-state honors after batting .505 with six home runs as a senior...added 26 RBIs and 29 stolen bases...named to Kentucky All-Star team...led team to a pair of regional championships...earned four varsity baseball letters under coach Billy Hodge...served as team captain as a senior...lettered three times in basketball.
Personal: Born Jan. 23, 1989...son of Gene and Marianne Roof...has two brothers, Shawn and Eric, and a sister, Jacqueline...his brother Eric is a senior on MSU's baseball team...no-preference major...selected in the 39th round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Boston Red Sox in 2007...lists his father as his greatest baseball influence...hit .280 with 14 stolen bases for the Vermont Mountaineers of the New England Collegiate League in the summer of 2008.
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