High School: Graduated from Hopkins Academy in Hadley, Massachuesetts in 2011 ... Attended Salisbury School in Salisbury, Connecticut for one post-graduated year ... Won the Western New England Prep Baseball League with Salisbury in 2012 ... Earned All-Western Mass First Team honors form 2008 to 2011 ... 2011 ESPN Boston All-State Team ... Had 417 strikeouts in career at Hopkins Academy ... Honor Roll student ... Also played soccer and basketball.
Personal: Born Garrison Morris Banas on March 12, 1993 in Northampton, Massachuesetts ... Son of Kathleen and Brent Banas ... Has one sister; Briana (21).