2010 Houston College Classic All-Tournament team
2010 NCAA Fort Worth Regional All-Tournament team
Played in 47 games and started 44, all of which came in center field... made two appearances as a pinch hitter and one as a defensive replacement... hit a career-high .302 on the season with 49 hits... tallied eight doubles, two triples and four home runs... tied for the team lead with six outfield assists... racked up 26 RBIs and was successful on 8-of-10 stolen base attempts... 12 of his RBIs came with two outs... recorded a base hit in 31 of the 45 games he tallied a plate appearance... reached base safely in 39 of the 45 games... posted 15 multi-hit games and six multiple RBI contests... had a solid opening weekend against Kansas, going 5-for-11 at the plate with three runs scored, two doubles and a triple... reached base safely in 15 straight games beginning with a 1-for-4 day at the plate against Dallas Baptist on March 1... hit a three-run home run in the series finale at Texas Tech on March 6... began a torrid nine-game hitting streak on March 18 at UNLV... streak featured nine straight multi-hit games... he was 20-for-42 (.476), nine runs scored and 10 RBIs... had two hits in all three games at UNLV March 18-20... hit his second home run of the season in game two of the series... was 7-for-14 in the series against Houston March 25-27... drove in a pair of runs on two hits in the series opener on March 25... hit a grand slam in the series finale against the Cougars as part of another two-hit afternoon... drove in two runs in the series finale against UT Pan American on April 6... had a three-hit afternoon on April 16 at San Diego State... was 1-for-3 in the Frogs' win over nationally-ranked Texas A&M in College State on April 19... singled and drove in a run against Oklahoma on April 26... went 2-for-4 with a triple against Oklahoma State on May 7... missed two weeks with an injury... came off the bench against New Mexico on May 20... went 2-for-2 with two runs scored, a home run and three RBIs... hit his fourth and final home run of the contest... was 1-for-4 with a run scored against New Mexico on May 25.
Played in 67 games and made 63 starts... of his 63 starts, 36 came in center field, 25 at third base and two at second base... four appearances off the bench were as a defensive replacement... hit .293 with 65 base hits... connected for nine doubles, one triple and nine home runs... tied for the third-most RBIs on the team with 53, 16 of which came with two outs... scored 46 runs... led the team with 18 sacrifices, the second-most in a single season at TCU... of the 18 sacrifices, 12 were sacrifice bunts and six were sacrifice flies... worked 23 walks and was hit by a pitch eight times to help him post a .371 on-base percentage... was successful on 11-of-14 stolen base attempts... hit .325 in 23 conference games with 21 RBIs... recorded four outfield assists while playing flawless defense in 81 chances in center field... notched a .951 fielding percentage (three errors in 61 chances) at third base... tallied 14 mulit-hit and 14 multiple-RBI contests... reached base safely in 58 games and recorded a base hit in 44 contests... first hit of the season was an RBI double at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 26... RBI began a streak of six straight games in which he drove in a run... totaled eight RBIs in that stretch... went 2-for-3 against the Titans in game one of a Feb. 28 doubleheader at Cal State Fullerton... had two doubles as part of a 3-for-5 day at the plate against UT San Antonio... game commenced a five game hitting streak that saw him hit .400 (10-for-25)... put together a solid three-game set at the Houston College Classic... drove in three with two hits and his first home run of the season in the Classic opener against Texas Tech on March 5... had the game-winning hit against Missouri in the 10th inning on March 6... wrapped up the Classic with a 1-for-4 day at the plate against Rice on March 7... was named to the Houston College Classic All-Tournament team following his performance... collected two RBIs on three hits in the series opener against BYU on March 18... drove in two more runs against the Cougars in game one of a doubleheader on March 19... busted out of a slump with two hits, including a double and a home run in the opener at Houston on April 9... drove in three runs in the game, starting a season-long seven game hitting streak... raised his average 36 points after hitting .429 (12-for-28) and drove in 10 runs... tripled and homered as part of three hits in the series finale at Houston on April 11... also notched three RBIs in the contest and scored two runs... torched BYU for three hits and two RBIs in the series opener on April 15... hit a two-run homer at Baylor on April 28... tallied two of the Frogs' four RBIs at Baylor on April 28... went 5-for-13 with five runs scored in the series sweep of Utah April 30-May 2... hit his fifth home run of the season on May 1 as part of two hits against the Utes... had a career day at the plate against New Mexico on May 9... went 4-for-4 with four runs scored, seven RBIs, a double and a pair of home runs... game started a string of hitting safely in 11-of-12 games... drove in three runs on a two-run home run and a sacrifice fly against Utah on May 26 in the opener of the MWC Tournament... helped spur the Frogs to victory in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional after driving in three runs on three hits in the June 4 game against Lamar... drove in two runs on two hits in the Regional championship game against Baylor on June 6... the five hits and five RBIs in the Regional earned him a spot on the all-tournament team... hit what proved to be the game-winning home run against Texas on June 13 in the NCAA Super Regional championship game to give TCU a 3-0 lead in the seventh inning... drove in a run in the Frogs' College World Series opener against Florida State on June 19... doubled against UCLA in a Frog victory over UCLA on June 25.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman):
Played in 27 games and made 21 starts... hit safely in 12 games and reached base safely in 18 contests... notched five multi-hit games and tallied two multiple RBI contests... hit .254 on the season with 18 base hits... drove in nine runs... posted one double and two home runs... had a .352 slugging percentage and a .354 on-base percentage... tallied one outfield assist... made five appearances before moving into the starting lineup on April 21... first start of the season came on April 21 against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... was 3-for-3 with a run scored and a walk in the contest... picked up two hits in the April 25 contest against San Diego State... tallied a double in the contest... drove in two runs with a 1-for-3 day in the series finale against San Diego State on April 26... was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI in the series-opener against Utah on May 8... also posted a 2-for-3 day with a run scored and an RBI in the series finale on May 10... connected for his first career home run, a three-run shot at UNLV on May 14... homered for the second day in a row on May 15 against the Rebels... tallied three hits in the Fort Worth Regional, including two against Oregon State on May 30... had a hit in the Frogs win over Texas on June 7... five of his nine RBIs came with two outs.
Played in 15 games and started 12 before an injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season... was granted a medical redshirt... finished the season with a .205 average that included nine base hits, six runs scored, two RBIs and three doubles... hit safely in eight of 15 games... collected his first collegiate hit on Feb. 23 against Cal State Fullerton... hit spurred a season-long four-game hit streak... tallied a double and a run scored against UT-Arlington on March 4... picked up two outfield assists in a win over Dallas Baptist on Feb. 26... best game of the season came on March 12 against Prairie View A&M... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, two doubles and two RBI... last game of the season was March 15 at Wichita State.
At Klein Collins High School:
Earned four varsity letters for head coach Kent Meador... was named the district Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore... earned first-team all-district honors as a junior... named third-team all-Greater Houston following his junior campaign... selected as the team Offensive MVP as a junior... honored as a first-team all-district, second-team all-Greater Houston and second-team all-state as a senior... also tabbed as a Louisville Slugger Honorable Mention All-American as a senior... excelled in the classroom, earning academic all-state accolades... earned his team's Defensive MVP honors following his senior season... totaled 15 career home runs, 93 RBIs and 33 doubles... hit .369 as a sophomore, .368 as a junior and .422 as a senior.
Parents are Russel and Donna... has two older brothers, Jared and Justin, and an older sister, Kayla... majoring in movement science.