Outlook Dynamic athlete had a great fall practice season ... Is an above-average runner ... Has the ability to earn playing time in the outfield as a true freshman ... Speed, athleticism and skill set draws comparisons to former Vanderbilt star and 2013 SEC Player of the Year Tony Kemp ... Has surprising strength for size ... Set North Laurel career records for batting average, runs and at bats.
High School Set career records at North Laurel High School for batting average (.447), runs scored (231) and career at-bats (572), while also setting the single-season batting average record his senior year posting a .534 average .... Earned first-team All-State his senior year and all-district and all-region his freshman through senior years ... Led his team to be the 13th region championship and 49th district championship senior year ... Senior year, led his team in batting average (.534), with 63 hits, 12 doubles and five home runs, scoring 57 times, swiping 30 bags and knocking in 25 runs ... Along with varsity letters in baseball also earned five varsity letters in basketball, helping his team toward being region champs his junior season ... Along with his athletic achievements was an honor roll student and had perfect attendance.
Personal Full Name Marcus Allen Carson ... Born on March 29, 1994 in London, Ky. ... Son of Mark and Janet Carson ... Has a sister Tracy (22) ... His father played at Union College.