2008: Appeared in 56 games, making 52 starts in the outfield ... set career-highs in all categories ... scored 29 times and drove in 31 ... opened the season with two hits and three runs batted in against Jacksonville Feb. 22 ... set a career-high with three hits and also knocked in three, scoring twice, against Butler March 29 ... two hits and three RBI versus Wright State April 25 ... recorded nine hits - including three versus Wright State - and added great defense (two outfield assists) in earning Horizon League All-Tournament Team honors ... finished season as 50th-toughest batter to strike out at the NCAA D-I level.
2007: Made 29 starts in 39 appearances ... hit .253 with 14 runs scored while driving in 18 ... stole four bases in five tries ... made just one error in the field all season ... went 2-for-3 against #6 Arkansas Feb. 19 ... was 2-for-3 at Hawaii March 16 ... had two hits, including a double, against UIC March 24 ... drove in a season-high four runs with two hits - including a home run - versus Wright State April 28 ... recorded two hits and stole a base against Cleveland State May 5 ... was 2-for-3 in win over Butler May 18.
2006: Redshirted and maintained junior eligibility.
Prior to UWM: Spent two seasons at MATC ... as a sophomore, helped the Wolfpack to a 43-21 overall record, a No. 13 ranking and the 2005 NJCAA World Series ... hit .339 in 57 games, adding 60 hits, 43 runs and 35 runs batted in ... named All-Northwest District and all-region both seasons ... batted .380 as a freshman, with 46 runs scored, 37 RBI and a .457 on-base percentage.
High School: Played baseball, football and hockey at DeForest High School ... Badger North All-Conference selection at third base ... compiled a .390 batting average ... also an all-conference hockey player, scoring 105 points (55G/50A) ... team captain for all three sports he played.
Personal: Parents are Douglas and Deborah Vesling ... a communications major in school ... has also played for the Wisconsin Woodchucks during the summer ... lists playing in the NJCAA World Series as his most memorable sports experience ... uncle, Don, played baseball in the Detroit Tigers organization, while his grandpa, Keith, played baseball and football at Penn State ... born July 18, 1984.