About Neil: Born 1/3/91...is the son of Thomas Eddie and Janeen Eddie...his father played both football and baseball at Morningside College, while his mother played volleyball for the Mustangs...has one brother, Derek, who played baseball at Gustavus Adolphus. Who is your favorite athlete? LeBron James Who are your greatest influences? Family Favorite sports teams? Packers, Cubs, Hawkeyes, Twins What are your favorite Movies/ T.V. shows? Seinfeld, Two and a half men, sportscenter What are your favorite foods? Places to eat? Boneless Wings – Buffalo Wild Wings and Chipolte What is your favorite style of music? All kinds If you had one chance to eat dinner with anyone, who would it be? Tony Dungy Any superstitions? none
High School Highlights: Was a three-year letterwinner in baseball for the Huskies, earning all-conference honors in 2009. He also served as his team's captain that same season. In addition, he was a two-time letterwinner in football, also earning all-conference recognition in 2009. He lettered in basketball in 2008.
College Highlights: Is a three-year letterwinner for BVU. Neil saw action in 11 games as a freshman, including seven starts. His collegiate debut came on March 14 at Westminser College when he also made his first career start. A week later at Nebraska Wesleyan, he also got the start in game two of that doubleheader and went 2-for-5 with a double, three RBI and scored two runs. As a sophomore, he made 15 appearances and hit his first career home run at the University of Dubuque on April 1, while driving in three. He had a break-out season while becoming the team’s starting catcher as a junior last season. He was sixth on the team in average and tied for third in doubles. He turned in his first career three-hit game when he went 3-for-4 with two runs scored against Loras College.
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