Hard-hitting first baseman who will see also action at first base ... transfer from Potomac State College where he played for two seasons ... one of the top hitters in the the nation among junior college players at Potomac State ... solid defensive player who could be one of the top hitters in the middle of the Tigers’ lineup.
2012 SEASON: Appeared in 22 games and batted .350 with one home run and six runs batted in ... went two-for-four as a pinch hitter ... came up with one of the biggest hits of the season in the regular season finale ... smashed a pinch-hit home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie game at 3-3 before Tigers beat James Madison in tenth inning to claim CAA playoff berth ... had five two-hit games ... had two hits and scored two runs at Virginia ... went two-for-two with two runs scored in win over Bucknell ... had two-run double at Elon ... blasted a two-run double in win over Delaware State ... was three-for-five with a walk and two runs scored in doubleheader at Northeastern ... batted .545 in three-game series against Hofstra ... helped Tigers to a 4-3 win over Hofstra with two hits, two walks and a run scored ... had pinch hit single against Virginia Commonwealth in CAA Tournament.
AT POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE: Two-year starter at first base for Potomac State ... two-time All-Region selection who earned All-American honors in 2010 ... named all-conference twice ... batted .462 in 2010 with 21 doubles, two triples and 60 runs batted in ... ranks third in school history with 60 RBI’s in one season ... compiled eighth-best single season batting average in school history at .462 ... smashed 11 home runs and had 115 runs batted in during two seasons at Potomac State ... ranks second on Potomac State’s list of career RBI leaders ... helped Potomac State win back-to-back regional championships ... finished career as Potomac State’s career leader with 140 base hits ... had 80 base hits in 2010, fifth-highest single season total in program history ... led the Catamounts to a 29-25 record in 2010 ... ranks fifth on all-time list with 21 doubles in a season ... earned regional Golden Glove award ... batted .369 with 55 RBI’s in 2009 for the Catamounts.
BACKGROUND: Three-year standout at Urbana High School ... two-sport performer who also played football ... suffered serious knee injury during football season of senior year, causing him to miss most of the Hawks’ baseball season ... two-time All-Area baseball player who was all-conference twice ... batted .368 as a sophomore for Coach Michael Frownfelter ... led the Hawks with a .383 batting average in junior season ... helped the Hawks win the Monocacy Valley League championship ... hit six home runs and drove in 75 runs as a high school player ... set a school record with 14 stolen bases as a junior ... played linebacker and tight end for the Hawks’ football team.
PERSONAL: Has two younger sisters ... career goal is to become a police officer ... lists parents as the people he admires the most ... hobbies include playing video games ... die-hard fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers ... favorite athlete is Josh Hamilton of the Los Angeles Angels ... lists NHL12 as his favorite video game ... favorite actor is Denzel Washington ... favorite actress is Mila Kunis ... lists “Entourage” as his favorite TV show ... father is a graduate of Point Park College ... mother is a graduate of Slippery Rock ... son of Kurt and Kelly Voytell ... born on April 8, 1990 in Williamsport, Pa. ... major is criminal justice.