Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
High School: Three-year letterwinner and starting catcher for head coach Joe Weber at Christopher Columbus High School ... Ranked by Perfect Game Crosschecker as one of the nation's top 1,000 positional prospects ... An all-district and second team all-county pick as a senior ... Also earned honorable mention all-county accolades junior season ... As a senior, posted a .350 batting average with five home runs and 34 RBI, slugging .621 en route to Perfect Game Florida All-Region recognition ... Named to the 2013 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Senior All-America honorable mention list ... Tabbed to the Perfect Game 2012 Underclassman All-America honorable mention list as well ... Played for the USA Baseball South Florida Regional Team ... Participated in the Selective Recruiting baseball coached by Lazaro Llanes ... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Cristian Xavier Perez on July 24, 1995 in Miami, Fla. ... The son of Francisco and Nancy Perez.