|High School:||Bishop Blanchet|
2015: Was named to All-NWC Second Team (May 1) ... Backes went 1-for-3, with four RBI's, in a win over Redlands (Apr. 19) ... Backes went 2-for-4, with an RBI, in a loss to PLU (Apr. 11) ... Backes went 3-for-5, with two RBI's and a double, in the second of a doubleheader against Willamette (Apr. 7) ... Backes went 3-for-5, with three RBI's and a HR, in a win over Willamette (Apr. 7) ... Backes went 3-for-5 with two HR's against Whitman (Mar. 28) ... Backes was 2-for-3 with a double in a win over Whitman (Mar. 28) ... Went 1-for-3 in the second game of a doubleheader against Whitworth (Mar. 21) ... Backes went 2-for-4 with three RBI's against Pacific (Mar. 8) ... Backes went 2-for-5 with two RBI's in a win over Pacific (Mar. 7) ... Was 1-for-2 with two runs and two RBI's for the Loggers against Pomona-Pitzer (Feb. 8) ... Went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI in a win over Pomona-Pitzer (Feb. 6).
2014: Appeared in all 36 games...went 7-for-13 in a series against Pacific (Ore.) (May 3-4)...was 3-for-4 with a double, triple and three runs batted in against Lewis & Clark (April 13)...went 2-for-4 with a home run in a win over Whitworth (March 9)...went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in and a double vs. Hendrix (Feb. 14)...batted .326 on the season.
2013: Appeared in 37 games as freshman...went 2-for-4 with a double in a win over Pacific (Ore.) (April 20)...had eight at bats in a game vs. Whitworth (March 10)...was 3-for-4 with five runs batted in in a win over Lewis & Clark (Feb. 16)...went a combined 6-for-14 with a double and three runs batted in in a sweep of St. Martin's (Feb. 9-10)...batted .239 on the year.
Personal: Was a Second Team All-Conference selection as a senior...three-year starter on both the varsity basketball and baseball teams...earned a spot on the Honor Roll every semester of high school and graduated with a 3.8 GPA...enjoys basketball, golfing and bowling.