2018 (Senior): Second Team All-Patriot League selection as a centerfielder ... dealt with a back injury early in the season and started the year 0-for-22, but went 28-for-72 (.389) the rest of the way to finish with a team-best .298 batting average ... led the Patriot League with a .387 average in league games ... finished second in the Patriot League with 17 stolen bases in 18 attempts ... played in 32 games with 30 starts and scored 20 runs while driving in 10 ... drew 10 walks and finished with a .377 on-base percentage (.465 in PL games) ... as a lefthanded hitter hit .333 vs. LHPs ... went 4-for-4 in a win at Army ... 3-for-4 with three RBIs in a home win over Lafayette ... in a doubleheader at Lafayette later in the year went 5-for-6 with five runs scored ... the next day went 3-for-7 at Lehigh and was rewarded with Patriot League Player of the Week honors ... went 4-for-11 with three runs scored and two RBIs in the Patriot League Tournament semfinals at Army and was named to the All-Tournament Team ... also played a terrific center field and committed just one error all season.
2017 (Junior): Became a key member of the Bison outfield ... team's starting right fielder ... played in all 49 games, starting 42 times ... made 36 starts at right field and six in left field ... hit .243 with 11 RBIs and 27 runs scored ... led the team in stolen bases (9) ... typically hit ninth in the lineup ... nine multi-hit games ... reached base in 16 straight games from March 4 to April 1 ... finished the year with a four-game hitting streak ... started 19 of 20 Patriot League games ... started every game of the Patriot League Tournament ... went .406 (13-for-32) when leading off an inning.
2016 (Sophomore): Team's primary pinch runner for a second straight year ... pinch ran a team-high 13 times ... appeared in 34 games overall with eight starts (five in LF, three at DH) ... hit .167 in 36 at bats ... scored eight runs, had six hits and drove in one run ... tied for fourth on team with four stolen bases ... 35 of 36 at bats vs. right-handed pitchers.
2015 (Freshman): Team's primary pinch runner ... pinch ran a team-high 10 times ... scored five runs ... appeared in 19 games with five starts in the outfield ... went 3-for-8 in final Patriot League series of season at Holy Cross ... was 1-for-3 with an RBI vs. LIU Brooklyn on spring break trip to Florida ... hit .250 and was 3-for-3 on stolen bases on the season.
High School: Graduated from Shady Side Academy in 2014 … earned four letters in baseball and one in football … was captain of baseball team as a senior… recipient of MVP award for baseball in 2014 … named 2014 WPIAL All-Star … was a three-time all-section … team was section champions (2011, 2012) … WPIAL AA Playoff Qualifiers (2011, 2014) … WPIAL AA Playoff third-place finishers (2013, 2014) … PA AA State Playoff Quarterfinalists (2013).
Personal: Charles A. Scales III … born Feb 10, 1996 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania … son of Chuck and Janice Scales … has two older sisters, Jazmine and Taylor … grandfather (Charles Scales, Sr.) played on football team at Indiana University and played for Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons … father was member of football and baseball teams at University of Pittsburgh, played for Denver Broncos, and was drafted by Kansas City Royals … sister (Taylor, class of 2017) was on Slippery Rock track team … majored in environmental geoscience.