Earned First Team All-NJCBA last year and was named to the MAAC All-Academic Team for the second time...batted .423 against MAAC pitchers (30 hits), the seventh best average in the conference...finished fourth on the team in batting average...Rider was 30-17 last year when he started the game as the DH, 2-0 when he started at first base...started 41 games as a sophomore at first base or designated hitter...enters his senior year 35th in career hits and 35th in career RBI at Rider...was third on the 2009 team in RBI and home runs, second in triples, fifth in slugging percentage and total bases...collected two hits, including a triple, and had two RBI in 2009 season opener...a member of the 2008 NJCBA All-Rookie Team ...collected 53 hits in 53 starts as a freshman...turned a team-high 35 double plays at second base in 2008...second on the 2008 team in assists with 115 and fifth on that team in putouts with 111...collected six hits in his first 11 collegiate at bats...singled and scored a run in the 2008 NCAA Regional against Virginia...was fifth on the 2008 team in hits and total bases...was the MVP of the Wilkes-Barre American Legion league in 2007 and named to the PA East-West All-Star game...a three-year All-League performer and team captain at G.A.R. Memorial...ranked first in his class academically...Accounting major.
|Position:||Second Base/First Base|
|High School:||G.A.R. Memorial|