The Black team used timely hitting and strong pitching to cruise past the Red team.
2012 Appeared in 50 games for the Rebels, starting 38 as an outfielder, second basemen and as a pinch runner and hitter as a true freshman for UNLV ... Was named to the All-Mountain West Second Team as an outfielder ... Hit .311 with seven doubles, two triples and 16 RBI ... Went 3-of-6 at TCU, with two doubles and two runs scored, all season highs ...Finished the season on a 13-game hitting streak.
HIGH SCHOOL Was a three-year letterman as an infielder and outfielder for Wakeland High School in Frisco, Texas ... Was an instrumental part of a Wolverine squad that was a state semi-finalist in 2010, where he had a batting average of .407 ... Was named to the all-district first team and the All-Texas State Tournament Team ... Raised his average to .431 during his senior year as his team finished with a 32-6 overall record and were district and regional champions ... Was named the 2011 All-District Defensive Player of the Year ... Finished the season with 14 doubles, six triples, six home runs, 40 RBI and 23 stolen bases ... Also played wide receiver during his junior year and earned state honors as a member of the All-State Academic Team.
PERSONAL Joey Anthony Swanner was born December 5, 1992 in Tucson, Arizona ... The son of Joe and Angela Swanner ... Has two younger siblings, brother Justin (17) and sister Jordan (16) ... Choose UNLV over Arizona, Oklahoma State and Baylor ... Has not declared a major.