A talented freshman who could see significant playing time early on ... Worked in center and left field during the fall and performed well ... A natural outfielder who gets good jumps ... Is expected to open the season as the starter in left field, but is equally comfortable in center ... Rates as a good left-handed hitter with bat speed ... Has the potential to hit some home runs ... A good addition to the Hokies' lineup.
High School: A three-time All-Metro outfielder for Coach Carl Allender at Dulaney High ... Lettered four years as a varsity player ... Was named the Baltimore County Player of the Year following his senior season ... Was a member of Team Maryland as a junior and senior ... Named team MVP after batting .500, driving in 37 runs and scoring 36 as a senior ... Contributed a county-leading eight home runs, along with six doubles, two triples and 22 stolen bases ... Had a pair of two-home run games and hit for the cycle once ... Stole five bases in a game ... Participated in the Brooks Robinson Senior All-Star Game ... Also picked up team MVP honors his junior year when he hit .434, with 39 RBIs, 33 runs scored, seven homers, 12 doubles and 32 stolen bases ... Carried a .468 batting average as a sophomore ... Knocked in 16 runs and scored 20 ... Added 10 doubles and 32 steals ... Named to the Baltimore County All-Academic team his senior year ... Lettered one season as a WR/CB in football.
Personal: Steven Andrew Bumbry ... Born 4/4/88 in Baltimore, MD ... Son of Carol Clements and Al Bumbry ... His father, Al, played 14 seasons as a center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles ... Enrolled in business.