Prepped at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas where he lettered three season in baseball for coach Chad Payne ... Helped lead the Spartans to a ranking of 11th in the nation ... Was named fourth team all-American by Perfect Game ... Considered Villanova, Yale, Penn and Princeton before choosing Louisiana Tech.
Personal: Full name is Hunter Layne ... Son of Scott and Kim Layne ... Has one sibling, Hayden (16) ... Born Aug. 2, 1994 in Beaumont, Texas.