Hard-working, experienced player who can play any infield position … key utility man for the 2011 team … fast runner who can get down the line quickly … enjoyed a power surge in 2010 … played for the Forest City Owls of the Coastal Plain League over the summer … good baseball knowledge.
At West Virginia in 2010: Finished with a team-leading 15 sacrifice bunts … started 54 games, including 40 at second base, 11 at third base and three at first base … batted .266 with four home runs, 28 RBIs, five doubles and 24 runs scored … 14 multiple-hit games … batted in the first, second, sixth, seventh and eighth spots … struck out only 17 times, the least of any everyday position starter … recorded first RBI of the season on Feb. 26 against Indiana … 2-for-5 with an RBI and one run scored versus Purdue on March 1 … two RBIs in 14-4 win over Manhattan on March 14 … 2-for-2 with first career home run versus Niagara in game one of a doubleheader on March 16 … hit second round-tripper in game two … 2-for-2 with a solo home run and two RBIs in a 5-3 win over Eastern Michigan … consecutive two-hit games against Eastern Michigan and Bowling Green … 2-for-4 with one run scored against Connecticut on April 1 ... two hits, including fourth home run of the season, against Towson on April 6 … season-high three runs scored against Maryland … provided game-winning two-run single at St. John’s on April 11 … 2-for-6 versus Louisville in game two of a doubleheader on April 17 ... three straight two-hit performances against Pitt and Duquesne on April 24-27 … season-high three RBIs versus Dukes … 2-for-4 with an RBI against Notre Dame on May 9 … two RBIs against Villanova on May 20 … 2-for-3 with an RBI against USF on May 27.
At West Virginia in 2009: Finished redshirt sophomore year batting .351 with 13 RBIs and 22 runs scored in 27 games played … started the final 16 games at second base … recorded 10 doubles in 74 at-bats … batted .347 with six RBIs, 17 hits and 16 runs scored in 16 conference games … garnered two multi-hit games against Pitt … had two hits with two doubles and an RBI in game two of a doubleheader against Cincinnati on May 9 … recorded two hits against Rutgers on May 2 … had seven assists at second base on April 29 against Maryland … went 2-for-4 with one double and one RBI against Notre Dame ... tallied four RBIs against NJIT.
At West Virginia in 2008: Played in seven games as a redshirt freshman ... recorded three hits in seven at-bats ... had an RBI against Cincinnati on May 16.
At West Virginia in 2007: Redshirted.
Prep: Attended Pine-Richland High ... three-year varsity letterman ... team captain as a senior ... three-year WPIAL champions for District 7 (2004-06) ... 2006 AAA state champions ... all-section team in 2004-06 ... all-WPIAL team in 2005-06 ... Allegheny Pirates fall team in 2005-06.
Personal: Son of Jeffrey and Phyllis Durborow ... birthday is April 1 ... majoring in marketing ... three-time scholar-athlete (2004-06) ... honors student ... 2005 Citizenship Award ... Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll … BIG EAST Academic All-Star.