2010: Saw action in 26 contests, including making 12 starts as a designated hitter ... Notched a pinch-hit RBI single at UNLV (3/12) ... Collected two hits and scored a run in the series opener at Stetson (3/25) and drove in a run with a hit in the finale (3/28) ... Posted an RBI single in a win over Indiana (5/8) ... Had a hit, an RBI and scored two runs at Michigan (5/16) ... Recorded two hits, including an RBI single, vs. Purdue in the Big Ten tournament (5/27) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
Prior to NU: Played the 2006 season at Penn ... Appeared in five games ... Collected one hit in five at-bats.
High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Hit .420 with 53 RBI as a junior in helping Pioneer to a 2004 state championship ... All-area selection of Ann Arbor News ... All-conference, all-region and honorable mention all-state pick ... Team finished as state runner-up in 2005 ... Missed majority of senior season due to injury ... Also played football and set Michigan state record with five touchdown receptions in a game ... Earned Ann Arbor News all-area, all-conference, Detroit News all-West and all-state honors ... High school coach was Steve Putnam ... Played summer ball for Ann Arbor Braves ... Named Detroit Free Press Pioneer High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Personal: Born Alexander York Seyferth ... Son of Steve and Sharon Seyferth ... Mother played tennis and father was a member of two Big Ten championship baseball teams at Michigan ... Brother, David, played tennis at NU ... Sister, Jessica, is a junior on the tennis team at Wisconsin ... Graduated in 2009 from University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics ... Currently enrolled in Medill School of Journalism graduate program while working to receive a master's degree in integrated marketing communications.