|High School:||Scranton Prep|
|Previous College:||Siena College/Cecil County CC|
2008: Played in and started all 57 games at catcher or designated hitter ... Hit .341 with three home runs, 41 RBI and 41 runs ... Slugged .490 and stole 15 bases ... Hit team-high 20 doubles and led squad in total bases at 102 ... Led team in walks as well with 35 ... Had team-high 21 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI contests ... Preseason All-PBC.
2007: Saw action in 57 contests with 51 starts, mostly at catcher and designated hitter ... Led the team with a .341 average and seven home runs ... Drove in 41 and scored 33 ... Had 17 multi-hit games and nine with multiple RBI ... Went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles, three runs and an RBI against North Greenville.
Prior to GCSU: Played one season at Division I Siena College in New York ... Played in 31 games with 23 starts ... Hit .267 with a pair of home runs and 11 RBI ... Scored 12 runs and had nine extra-base hits among his 23 ... Was redshirted a season at Cecil County College.
High School: Graduated from Scranton Prepatory School in Scranton, Pa., where he earned All-Region and All-Conference honors ... Played in the state East-West Game.
Personal: He competed in Summer 2004 for the Genessee Valley Riverbats of the NYCBL ... He enjoys fishing and working out ... He is the son of Paul and Barbara Paris ... Born Sept. 20, 1986 ... Favorite athlete is Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers.