Bedford Area High School: Team captain as a senior ... Two-time CHAC All-Conference choice and team MVP ... Two-time all-star selection by the Bedford Gazette and Altoona Mirror ... Chosen twice as a Pennsylvania American Legion All-West All-Star ... Participant in the Blue-Grey Classic ... Led his team in home runs, RBI, wins and strikeouts while playing first base and pitching his senior year ... Lettered three years in baseball and two in soccer and basketball ... 2004 soccer Scholar-Athlete ... Member of the National Honor Roll.
Personal: Born 9/27/86 in Bedford, Pa. ... One of three sons of William and Doris Stiffler ... Brothers are Bryan (22) and Christopher (19) ... Bryan was a collegiate swimmer at Mary Washington ... Majoring in Communications with plans to be a sports broadcaster ... Chose to attend Villanova for its great academic reputation.