Verlin saw the field in seven games for the Tigers during the 2017 season. Registered four RBI and helped the Tigers defeat Cal Poly going 2-for-4 scoring one run and driving in a run.
Taking the field for the Lodi Crushers, Verlin hit .252/.380/.374 in his 35 games. He managed three doubles, two triples, and two homers, scoring 20 runs and driving in 17.
Verlin was the fourth Tiger to hit over .300 this season with his .301/.352/.388 line. He was third on the team in RBI with 26. On April 5, Verlin had a career day with his first-ever homer and five RBI. Verlin had hits in 15 of 16 games at one point this season. During that stretch, Verlin had a career-best four hits against LMU on April 24. Verlin hit a robust .374/.419/.461 at home for the team's best home batting average. Verlin picked up 16 runs and 22 RBI at home as well. With three triples, Verlin led the team in three-baggers.
Verlin finished the summer with a .316 OBP for the Alaska Goldpanners.
Verlin took over as the Tigers' starting first baseman early in his first season and went on to start 42 of 47 games played on the year. At the plate, Verlin posted a .253 average as the first-year Tiger recorded 39 hits in 154 at bats. He posted 19 RBI and scored 17 runs. For the year, Verlin led the team with 21 walks and eight hit by pitch as he ran his on-base percentage to .368, third-best among all Tiger hitters. He proved to be one of the top freshmen in the WCC hitting .262 in conference games while posting a team-best .382 on-base percentage. He posted his first collegiate hit in his first collegiate at bat against Washington on Feb. 13 in a game in which he would post his first of nine multi-hit games. Twice on the year Verlin would produce three hits in a game, the first coming against Texas Pan-Am on Mar. 23.
A standout at Lincoln High School just down the street from Pacific, Verlin graduated in 2014. A three-year starter for the Trojans, Verlin proved to be one of the best hitters in the San Joaquin Athletic Conference as he was a three-time all-league and all-area honoree including a pair of first team awards. As a senior, Verlin posted his finest season in which he hit .479 with 18 RBI, two home runs, and 19 runs scored. In all three seasons he never hit below .370, his lowest mark coming as a junior when he drove in a team-best 27 RBI and posted 12 extra-base hits. He stormed on the scene as a sophomore when he tallied a team-best .390 average with 17 RBI and 14 runs scored on 30 hits while playing alongside of former Tiger teammate Brett Sullivan. Off the field, Verlin was an exceptional student posting a 4.2 GPA while making the Principal's Honor Role all four years.
Verlin is the son of Barbie and Ron Verlin. His older brother, Trent, is the team manager for Pacific's baseball team. He also has a younger sister, Kelsie. Verlin is majoring in computer science with a minor in business.