J.J. Estrada
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J.J. Estrada

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guatemala City, Guatemala

High School:
Independent

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
Outfield

Birthdate:
07/08/1982

Experience:
4L

B/T:
R/R


2005 (Senior): Appeared in 57 games, making 53 starts... turned in a career high in batting average (.275), hits (57), runs scored (40), RBIs (37) and doubles (16)... was hit by the pitch 17 times, second most on the team... had 15 multi-hit games and nine multiple-RBI contests... hit safely in 37 games... hit .252 in conference play with 18 RBI... opened the season as the starting right fielder... hit a record-tying three doubles in the opener against Utah on Feb. 11... started a season-long nine-game hit streak on February 20... hit .436 (17-for-39) with 13 RBI during the streak... had four straight multi-hit games to start the streak... was 2-for-4 with an RBI in the series finale at Florida Atlantic on February 18... went 3-for-4 with another RBI on February 20... had a monster series against Dallas Baptist, hitting .555 (5-for-9) with five RBI, including a four RBI performance on February 26... helped lead the Frogs to a win over top-25 Texas Tech on March 8... went 2-for-5 with a home run and two runs driven in... drove in both runs in the Frogs 2-1 win over No. 5 Rice on March 11... slumped after that, going hitless over the course of the next three games.. broke the slump with a 2-for-5 outing against Southern Miss on March 18... drove in three runs with third home run of the season in a loss to Oklahoma on March 22... had another three-hit game on April 1 against East Carolina... drove in three runs and scored twice... had another eight game hit streak starting on April 10... collected 11 hits and drove in 10 runs during the streak... capped off the streak on April 23 at Charlotte... hit the Frogs lone grand slam of the season in the victory... had back-to-back two hit contests at No. 1 Tulane May 20 and 21... went hitless in the Conference USA Tournament... got the start in the last game of the season, ended his career with a 2-for-4 day at the plate on June 5... tallied 15 two-out RBIs... hit .550 with a runner on third base and less than one out

2004 (Junior): Played in 52 games this season, starting 45... was the Frogs regular right fielder at the end of the season... slugged eight home runs which ranked him fourth on the team... finished the season with a .188 batting average, but had a .383 slugging percentage... first hit of the season was a home run in an appearance off the bench against Texas State... went 0-for-7 in his first two starts of the season... had a break-out game against Oklahoma State in the Southwest Diamond Classic... was a perfect 5-for-5 against the Cowboys with two RBI and two doubles... tournament performance earned him a spot on the all-Tournament team... had a brief four-game hit streak from Feb. 28-March 6... hit .500 (7-14) with six RBI and five runs scored... homered in three consecutive games during the streak... drove in four runs in the two-game series against St. John's (March 5-6)... struggled at the plate in the next three games, going 0-12... helped the Frogs defeat Oklahoma on March 16... drove in three runs with a 2-for-3 performance in a 6-3 win... stole his only base of the season against Cincinnati on April 10... struggled the rest of the season, collecting only 11 hits in 78 at-bats... of those 11 hits, three of them were home runs... best performance in conference play came against Saint Louis on April 24... was 2-for-4 with two home runs and a career-high four RBI... had three outfield assists this season... 11 of his 24 RBI came via the home run... hit .750 with the bases loaded.

2003 (Sophomore): Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Role plaudits... Saw limited action, playing in only eight games, while starting three... three starts came against UT-Arlington on Mar. 3, Oklahoma on Mar. 4, and Houston on Mar. 29... collected only two hits of the season as a starter... hit first career home run against UT-Arlington in a 13-1 loss only other hit of the season was on Mar. 29 against Houston... scored a run against BYU on Mar. 8.

2002 (True Sophomore): Redshirted.

2001 (Freshman): Played in six games, starting two... collected only hit of the season in Apr. 12 start vs. UT-Arlington... reached base safely in both appearances vs. UTA, walking his other time up... scored only run of the season in 29-4 romp of Iowa State on Mar. 15... collected three walks in 12 plate appearances.

High School: Played baseball, soccer, and golf at Independent School in Guatemala City, Guatemala... hold's school's all-time home run record.

Personal: Full name is Juan Jose Estrada... born August 9, 1982... son of Ana and J.J. Estrada... has one brother, Alejandro and a sister, Maria... majoring in e-business.


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