With prodigious power, Eason often changed games with one swing of the bat for the Buc baseball team. A catcher and first baseman, he slugged several home runs and drove in dozens of runs during his four varsity seasons. But he wasn’t just a power hitter. Eason led Oswego in hitting (.418) as a sophomore, and again topped the team in average (.344) and clubbed seven homers as a junior. In his senior year, he was named the Bucs’ Offensive Player of the Year as he hit a league-leading .500 and earned first-team all-league honors.
He played four years of varsity football as a tight end and defensive end. In his senior year, he had 320 receiving yards and three touchdowns, and was named to the all-league second team. Defensively, he contributed 25 solo tackles, eight assists, and two fumble recoveries.
Eason went on to play baseball at Finger Lakes Community College. In 2008, he hit .448 with 10 homers.He was offered a scholarship to play at NCAA Division II Alderson Broaddus in West Virginia, but his mother died unexpectedly and his grandfather died a couple of months later. Eason decided to stay at home and help his family. He played at Oswego State. In 2009, he hit .324 and led the Lakers with six homers and 32 RBIs.
After studying criminal justice in college, Eason has worked as a member of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department.