Played his freshman year at Texarkana College under head coach Will Bolt and his sophomore year at Howard College under head coach Britt Smith ... Posted a 3-1 record and a 1.98 ERA record with seven saves ... Hit .360 with 19 RBIs as a freshman ... Named 2011 Conference Freshman of the Year.
Played at Klein High School under head coach Barry Smith ... Earned two letters ... Posted a career .340 batting average and 2.50 ERA ... Hit .355 with seven home runs and posted a 2.40 ERA over 35 innings as a senior ... Named district MVP, second team All-Houston and Klein MVP his senior year ... Earned first team all-district utility player honors in 2009 ... Team was district champion and Texas 5A state runner-up ... Also played football.
Full name is Robert Andrew Tasin ... Born in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Jeff and Paula Tasin ... Has one brother, Matt, and one sister, Michelle ... Brother, Matt, competed on the Air Force Academy boxing team ... Human relations major.