2012: Played in 38 games as a freshman ... Started 21 games in left field, 13 in right field and one each at center field and designated hitter while also earning three starts on the mound ... Ranked tied for second on the team with a .292 batting average ... Slugged .358 with seven doubles and a triple ... Knocked in 13 RBI and scored 12 runs ... Went 4-for-7 on stolen base attempts ... Recorded 11 multi-hit games ... Had a team-best .323 batting average in ACC games ... Ranked 10th in the ACC in hitting in conference games ... Hit .364 against left-handed pitching ... Hit .323 with runners in scoring position ... Eight of his 13 RBI came with two outs on the board ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored, a double, a triple and two RBI at NC State Apr. 29 ... Had a nine-game hitting streak from Mar. 6 to Mar. 31 ... Posted a 4-4 record with a 3.63 ERA in 23 appearances on the mound ... 23 appearances ranked as second-most on the team ... Four wins came against N.C. Central, Georgia Tech, Charlotte and Coppin State ... Amassed 35 strikouts in 52.0 innings of work, good for fifth on the team ... Made his first pitching appearance at Texas Feb. 19 ... Picked up his first career victory Feb. 22 against N.C. Central ... Struck out a season-high six batters in four scoreless innings of work against Coppin State ... Pitched a season-high 6.0 innings in a start against Presbyterian ... Recorded three saves on the season as well ... First career save came against George Washington Mar. 3.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Wellington High School ... Went 7-3 with a 1.07 ERA as a senior ... Struck out 59 batters in 65.1 innings ... Hit .455 with four homers, 28 RBI and 30 runs scored on the way to all-county honors ... Also received an FACA All-Star Game nod and was named MVP of the game ... As a junior, went 7-1 with a 1.41 ERA ... Struck out 48 batters in 44.2 innings as a junior ... Hit .500 with 19 RBI and 26 runs scored while earning all-county honors for the first time ... During sophomore season, went 3-4 with a 3.13 ERA and was named all-district ... Hit .409 with five homers and 16 RBI ... Graduated among the top 10 percent of his class.
Personal: Born Andrew James Istler on September 18, 1992 ... The son of Charles and Judith Istler ... Has a brother, Adam, and two sisters, Ashley and Amie.