Earned varsity letters at Loyola High School under coach Brian Felton ... Pitched and played regularly in the lineup in each of last three seasons ... As a senior, registered a 4-6 record with a 3.35 ERA ... Had three complete games and 62 strikeouts in 60.2 innings ... Offensively, hit .291 with 17 runs scored and 18 RBI ... Had five home runs and five stolen bases ... As a junior, had a 1-1 record with a 4.98 ERA in 19.2 innings pitched .... Batted .290 with 18 runs, 20 RBI and two homers ... As a sophomore, posted a 1-1 record with two saves and a 2.17 ERA in 19.1 innings ... Hit .298 with 12 runs scored in 2009.
Born in Detroit, Mich. ... Graduated from Loyola High School in 2011 ... Son of Mona and Emile Borde ... Has one older brother, Elijah...... A vegetarian ... Outside of baseball, enjoys cooking ... Is enrolled in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences with a major in sociology ... Favorite professional sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Has career aspirations in business ... Rooms with teammates Trent Gilbert and Tyler Parmenter.