Played in 57 games, including 56 as a starter, and had a .286 batting average to go along with two homers and 24 RBI ... Tied for the team lead with eight stolen bases ... Third on the team in doubles (8) and on-base percentage (.376) ... Finished third on the team with 18 multi-hit games and tied for third with six multi-RBI games … Ranked tied for eighth in the SEC in triples (3) and tied for 15th in walks (31) … In conference games only, ranked tied for fifth with two triples and fifth in the league with 19 walks … Defensively, had six outfield assists on the season ... Selected as a team captain ... Started all three games of the Western Illinois (2.15-2.17) series and hit .385 with three RBI and four runs scored ... Tied a career high with three runs scored in the series finale vs. WIU ... Went 3-for-10 with a run scored and two stolen bases in the doubleheader vs. New Orleans (2.19) ... Hit .364 (4-for-11) and scored five runs in the series vs. Evansville (2.22-2.24) ... Tied a career high with three hits and three runs scored in the series finale vs. the Purple Aces ... Started the second game vs. Alabama A&M (3.13) and went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored ... Batted .357 (5-for-14) with a RBI and a run scored in the series vs. Ole Miss (3.15-3.17) ... Had a career-high tying three hits in the series finale vs. the Rebels ... Went 5-for-12 with three RBI and three runs scored in the series at No. 6 South Carolina (3.22-3.24) ... Had three hits in the series finale, including the eventual game-winning two-RBI single in the top of the 11th ... Had a pair of hits in game two of midweek series vs. Mississippi Valley State (3.27) ... Drove in five runs in the series vs. No. 15 Mississippi State (3.29-3.31), including a career-high tying four RBI in the series opener ... Had the eventual game-winning hit in game one vs. the Bulldogs with a three-run triple in the bottom of the seventh ... Hit .500 (4-for-8) with two runs scored in the doubleheader vs. New Mexico (4.9) ... Had a pair of hits in each game of the twin bill ... Went 6-for-11 with three RBI and three runs scored in the series victory over Texas A&M (4.19-4.21) ... Had at least one hit in each game of the series vs. the Aggies, including a three-hit performance in game two and two hits in game three ... Had a .455 batting average in series victory at No. 23 Kentucky (5.3-5.4), scoring two runs and recording one RBI ... Finished the series vs. Tennessee (5.10-5.12) with a .333 batting average with a homer, two RBI and five runs scored ... Had three hits, including his second homer of the season, and drove in two runs in the series finale vs. the Volunteers ... Hit .462 (6-for-13) with a RBI and two runs scored in the SEC Tournament (5.22-5.25) ... Had three hits in each of the first two games of the tournament ... Selected to the SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team.
Played in 49 games, including 36 starts, and hit .217 with 13 RBI ... Finished third on the team with 24 walks ... Started all three games of the series against Villanova (2.17-2.19), scoring a pair of runs in the series ... Went 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in the series finale against Valparaiso (2.26) ... Hit .375 (3-for-8) in midweek series against BYU (2.28-2.29), scoring two runs and recording one RBI ... Made an amazing catch in the series opener against Alabama (3.16-3.18), robbing a home run by climbing the left field wall and reaching his left arm over the fence to make the grab ... The catch was the No. 1 play on SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays ... At the plate, Vinson reached base nine times against the Crimson Tide, going 3-for-9 with four RBI, two runs scored and six walks ... Reached base three times in win vs. Nevada (3.21), drawing three walks and scoring two runs ... Started the middle game vs. South Carolina (5.5) and had a pair of doubles with a RBI and a run scored ... Reached base four times in midweek win over Louisiana Tech (5.15), hitting a double and drawing three walks ... Hit .364 (4-for-11) in series at Tennessee (5.17-5.19) with a RBI, two runs scored and three walks ... Had a pair of hits and drove in a run in SEC Tournament opener vs. Mississippi State (5.22) ... Went 3-for-10 in the Houston Regional (6.1-6.3) with two runs scored ... Had a pair of hits and scored a run in the regional final victory vs. Sam Houston State … Started all four games in the College World Series and had four hits with three RBI … Had a hit in each game of the CWS, including driving in the eventual game-winning run with a RBI single in victory over South Carolina (6.18).
Played in 27 games, with 22 starts, and hit .221 with two homers and eight RBI ... Started the first two games of series vs. Delaware State (2.18-2.19), scoring a run in each game ... Played in the series opener vs. Utah (2.25), going 1-for-4 with a stolen base ... Had three hits, including first home run of the season, with four RBI and two runs scored in series opener vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3.4) ... Went 2-for-3 with three runs scored in series at San Diego State (3.10-3.13) ... Entered midway through the game against Southeast Missouri State (5.3) and had a RBI double ... Hit second homer of the season in series finale at No. 4 South Carolina (5.15) ... Had a pair of hits in series opener vs. Ole Miss (5.19) ... Started the final three games of the SEC Tournament, recording a hit in wins against Mississippi State (5.26) and Alabama (5.27).
Appeared in 46 games during the season, including 23 starts ... Hit .204 with three homers and 15 RBI ... Perfect in two stolen base attempts ... Made first career start in second game of the season against Ball State (2.20) ... With bases loaded in finale against South Dakota State (3.10), knocked a bases-clearing triple into right field for his first career hit ... In the series finale against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3.14), capped a comeback with a solo home run in the bottom of the 10th ... The home run was the first of his Razorback career ... Was named SEC Freshman of the Week for his effort against South Dakota State and Wisconsin-Milwaukee ... Scored at least one run in each of the team’s five games that week ... First multi-hit game of career came against Centenary (3.30) when he had three hits ... In Arkansas’ record-setting outburst against Saint Louis (4.7), had three RBI, three runs and two hits including a home run ... Started the final four games of the season ... Made a diving catch against Washington State (6.7) in finale of the Fayetteville Regional, saving an extra-base hit in the bottom of the seventh ... In game one of the Tempe Super Regional against top-ranked Arizona State (6.12), put Arkansas ahead with a two-run homer in the top of the sixth ... Finished the super regional with three RBI.
2011: Played for the Glacier Pilots in the Alaska Baseball League ... Appeared in 37 games, including 33 starts and hit .224 with a home run and eight RBI ... Went 9-for-11 in stolen base attempts. 2010: Played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod League ... Was teammates with former Razorback DJ Baxendale ... Hit .239 with a homer and 11 RBI ... Helped the Red Sox to a spot in the Cape Cod Baseball League playoffs.
Alma High School
Three-time all-conference and two-time all-state performer ... Named the Class 5A West Newcomer of the Year and selected to the all-area team as a freshman ... As a junior, was named the Offensive Player of the Year ... Helped lead his team to a pair of Class 5A West semifinal berths and one quarterfinal appearance ... Totaled 108 hits with 11 triples and 16 home runs during his prep career ... Holds the Alma single-season record for home runs, triples, hits, RBI and walks ... Two-sport standout ... All-conference, all-state and Class 5A West Offensive Player of the Year on the football field as a senior.
In the Draft
2013 - Arizona Diamondbacks, 37th round (1,110th overall)
Son of Mike and Sarah Vinson ... Has one sister, Olivia ... Majoring in communication.