Coach Corbin Quote: David is a game changer in centerfield. He's had more assists than anyone in the SEC and maybe in the country. He's a tremendous athlete with a great passion for the game and is a key to our energy and intensity level. He's a great model on how to play the game at a certain level.
2007: Hit .300 with a .421 on base percentage ... Started in centerfield in 65 of 67 games (two starts in right) ... Led team with 20 HBP ... Had 10 outfield assists on the year ... Was a combined 5-for-9 with two RBI and two runs scored in doubleheader against Austin Peay (6/3) and Michigan (6/3) in the NCAA tourney .... Went 5-for-14 (.357) in the Auburn series ... Was 3-for-6 with a RBI against Florida (4/29) ... Went 2-for-3 with three runs scored against Tennessee (4/21) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against Kentucky (4/15) ... Was 3-for-5 and scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth against Belmont (4/11) ... Was 4-for-11 (.364) in the Alabama series ... Recorded a career-high four hits against Austin Peay (4/4) ... Started the season with a 10-game hitting streak (14-for-37) batting .378 with 13 runs scored and 10 walks... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI against Middle Tennessee (3/28) ... Drove in the winning run versus Ole Miss (3/18) with a 2-for-5 day... Tallied seven multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games... Turned in 3-for-5 performance with two RBI and two runs scored versus Illinois-Chicago (3/11)... Scored four runs, going 2-for-3 with an RBI and a walk against Ohio (2/18)... Scored three runs with two hits including a pair of doubles, an RBI a walk and a stolen base against Arizona State (2/10)... Named to Houston College Classic All-Tournament team compiling a .364 average (4-for-11) with six runs scored, two doubles, two walks, an RBI and a stolen base ... Played for Hyannis in the Cape Cod League.
2006: Hit .328 with a homer, six doubles, two triples and 23 RBI as the leadoff hitter ... Played in 64 games with 63 starts, all in centerfield ... Led the team with 15 hit by pitches (tied for second in SEC) and 13 sacrifice bunts (tied for first in SEC) ... Was second on the team with 38 walks, a .447 on base percentage (fifth best in SEC) and nine stolen bases in 15 attempts ... Had 21 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games ... Hit safely in 52 of 64 games played ... Was just as consistent in conference play, batting .327 with a .451 on base percentage in 30 SEC games ... Had 15 two-hit games on the year ... Went 3-for-4 with a double against Michigan (6/4) ... Was 8-for-20 (.400) in five games at the SEC tournament including a 3-for-5 showing in the championship game against Ole Miss (5/28) ... Was 3-for-4 against LSU (5/12) ... Recorded a Vanderbilt best 17 game hit streak from 4/2 to 4/30 ... Went 3-for-3 with two walks against Kentucky (4/29). Was 7-for-14 with three runs scored and three RBI in three games against the Wildcats ... Notched first career homer in 2-for-4 day at Middle Tennessee (4/18) ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored against Florida (3/31) ... Was 3-for-6 against Brown (3/12) ... Named to the Cape Cod All-League team after batting .281 with three doubles and 10 RBI in 43 games for Hyannis. 2005: Played in 10 games with four starts ... Three of the starts came in the last week of the regular season ... Was 3-for-16 (.188) at the plate with two RBI and a stolen base ... Two hits came against Ohio (5/17) ... Played for the Stark County Terriers of the Great Lakes over the summer ... Helped lead Terriers to league tournament championship ... Hit .348 in 33 games with eight stolen bases in 11 attempts and was named second-team All-Great Lakes.
High School: Regarded as one of the top middle infield prospects in the country...Named all-county, all-district and all-state ... In 2003, he owned a .400 batting average with five home runs, 35 RBI and 10 stolen bases... Played for Team Texas in the Sunbelt Classic where he earned all-tournament honors...Two-sport star (baseball and football) who played wide receiver for the No. 1 ranked team in Texas, 7th in the nation ... four-time academic letterwinner ... Coached in High School by Ron Eastman.
Personal: David Gustavo Macias...Born 3/7/86...Nickname is "Dash" ... Son of Raquel and Diogenes Macias...Brothers Napoleon, Diogenes, Alejandro and Miguel...Favorites include: the movie Eight Seconds, the TV show Cribs, Bono, Omar Vizquel, Denzel Washington and the New York Yankees...Craziest ambition is to race motorcycles.