2015 (So.): Appeared in 57 games with 56 starts . . . his 14 doubles led the team and ranked 10th in the MAC . . . ranked second on the team in walks (23) and fourth in runs scored (38) . . . finished 3-for-4 with a two-run home run and two runs scored against West Virginia on Feb. 28 . . . score four times in a 15-4 rout at Dayton on March 15 . . . went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored in 15-7 win vs. Central Michigan on May 10 . . . ended the season with a hit in eight straight games . . . led the offense in the MAC championship game, going 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored . . . racked up 16 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI contests . . . . thrice equaled a personal-high with three hits.
2014 (Fr.): Appeared in 54 games with 54 starts . . . also pitched in seven games . . . 12 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI contests . . . made collegiate debut and registered first career hit and RBI at USC Upstate on Feb. 15 . . . career high three hits in three different games . . . career high four RBIs in two different games . . . made collegiate pitching debut vs. IPFW on March 15 and pitched one inning, while striking out two batters . . . registered first career save at Northern Illinois on May 16 . . . did not allow an earned run in 6-of-7 pitching appearances . . . tied for third on the team in RBIs (33) and fourth in runs scored (31).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner . . . played three years at Chelsea High in Michigan for Coach Adam Taylor . . . played his senior season at Delta High in Muncie, Indiana for Coach Terry Summers . . . helped team to district and regional championships as a junior . . . helped team to a sectional title as a senior . . . three-time all-conference and all-county . . . managed a .415 batting average as a senior along with 44 hits, 11 doubles, six triples, seven home runs and 40 RBIs . . . posted a .689 slugging percentage as a senior… also a three-year letter winner in football . . . first team all-conference.
PERSONAL: Majoring in general studies . . . notched a 3.3 grade-point average in high school . . . born Dec. 2, 1994, in Kalamazoo, Michigan . . . son of Rich and Kelle Maloney . . . father played baseball at Western Michigan and is Ball State’s head baseball coach . . . one sister and one brother . . . full name is Alexander James-Quitman Maloney.