2014 (Fr.): Appeared in 54 games with 45 starts . . . managed 10 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI contests . . . had a career long 8-game winning streak during the season . . . ranked third for the Cardinals in home runs . . . career high three hits in three different games . . . first career hit at Wofford (Feb. 16) . . . first career RBI vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Feb. 21), including first career HR . . . ranked fourth for Ball State in slugging percentage (.418), tied for fourth in total bases (69), fifth in runs scored (30), fifth in hits (47) and fifth in RBI (31).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Elkhart Christian Academy for Coach Chris Lemert… helped team to a 21-8 mark as a senior… managed a .585 batting average and 1.106 slugging percentage as a senior along with 55 hits, 19 doubles, 10 homeruns, and 50 runs-batted-in… career pitching statistics included a 16-3 record and a 1.27 earned-run average… Elkhart Christian Academy’s Offensive Player and Defensive Player of the Year as a junior… Elkhart Christian Academy’s Offensive Player of the Year as a senior… Academic All-State… helped team win first baseball sectional championship in school history as a senior… two-year letterwinner in basketball… earned one letter in soccer and cross country
PERSONAL: Majoring in digital sports production… managed a 3.933 grade-point average in the fall… born March 14, 1995, in South Bend, Ind… son of Fred and Cheryl Stayton… four sisters and one brother… full name Caleb Bryant Stayton