2011 Season: Redshirted to retain his year of eligibility...Received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.
High School: A two-year letterwinner from Buford High School where he was coached by Tony Wolfe ... hit .336 as a senior with one home run and 16 RBI.
Personal: Born January 16, 1992...majoring in journalism...son of Michael and Teresa Ciepiela...brother Matthew played quarterback for Ohio State from 2005-06.