Played in nine games and made five starts at second base ... picked up a hit and an RBI March 1 against Brown ... also recorded an RBI to go along with a season-high two runs scored April 8 versus Alabama A&M ... collected three walks on the season ... laid down a sacrifice bunt April 15 against Kennesaw State.
2006-2007 (Freshman and Sophomore) at John A. Logan College
Hit .331 with 45 hits, 33 runs scored, 20 RBI, 18 walks and three stolen bases in his final season at John A. Logan ... was named to the Great Rivers Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team in 2007.
Played four years for head coach Doug Bogard at Carterville High School ... was a four-year letterwinner in baseball, basketball and football ... hit .421 for his career ... held a .461 batting average for his junior season in 2004 ... selected first-team All-Black Diamond Conference in 2005 after being named to the second team the previous year ... was also a first-team All-South Region pick his senior season ... named first-team All-Black Diamond Conference in both basketball and football his senior season ... had more than 1,000 yards rushing with 17 touchdowns as his team's quarterback his senior year.
Benjamin Wayne Drust ... born Oct. 6, 1986 ... parents are Dennis and Linda Drust ... has one brother and one sister ... majoring in special education.ion.