Jason Coats
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Jason Coats

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano West High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
OF

Experience:
4L

B/T:
R/R


04/11/2014

TCU vs. Kansas Game Notes

02/05/2014

Alumni Game Set For Saturday Afternoon

Game set for 1 p.m. at Lupton Stadium

06/07/2013

Mitchell Tabbed By White Sox In 4th Round

Junior taken with the 123rd overall pick

06/07/2012

TCU Set For NCAA Super Regional At UCLA

Horned Frogs have won four straight games.

06/06/2012

Four More Horned Frogs Drafted

Six TCU players selected overall in 2012

06/03/2012

TCU 5, Ole Miss 2

TCU defeats Ole Miss to advance to a winner-take-all game on Monday night.

05/19/2012

TCU vs. San Diego State

The following are photos of TCU baseball versus San Diego State Saturday afternoon.

05/06/2012

TCU vs New Mexico Game 3

TCU defeats New Mexico 2-1.

05/05/2012

TCU vs New Mexico Game 1

TCU defeats New Mexico 5-3.

03/04/2012

TCU vs. Oklahoma State (Game 3)

The Frogs rallied for a 6-5 comeback victory in 10 innings over Oklahoma State on Sunday.

Career Honors:
• Drafted in the 29th round (891 overall) of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox
• 2012 First-team All-Mountain West
• 2012 Academic All-Mountain West
• 2011 First-team All-Mountain West
• 2011 Second-team All-Midwest Region
• Drafted in the 12th round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Baltimore Orioles
• 2010 Second-team All-Midwest Region
• 2010 First-team All-Mountain West
• 2010 NCAA Fort Worth Regional All-Tournament team
• 2010 Academic All-Mountain West
• 2009 NCAA Fort Worth Regional MVP
• MWC Hitter of the Week (3/1/10, 4/18/11, 5/14/12)

2012 (Senior):
Played in 48 games and started 46... all 46 starts came in left field... made two appearances as a pinch hitter... recorded a base hit in 34 games and reached base safely in 38 contests... ranked second on the team with 17 multi-hit games and led the team with 12 multiple RBI contests... hit .326 on the season with 13 doubles, two triples and six home runs... ranked third with 63 total hits... led the squad with 45 RBIs... was 1-for-2 as a pinch hitter... went 1-for-3 with two RBIs in the season-opener against Ole Miss on Feb. 17... tallied two hits in the series finale against the Rebels on Feb. 19... had seven hits in the series at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 24-26)... doubled as part of two hits against the Titans on Feb. 25... went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and a double against the Titans in the series finale on Feb. 26... tied the school record with his 59th career double against Oklahoma State on March 3... went 3-for-5 with his school-record 60th double in a win over Baylor on March 6... scored two runs and drove in two runs in the game... tripled as part of a three-hit game with two RBIs against Texas Tech on March 12... streak of 120 straight starts came to an end on March 13 at UTSA... pinch hit late in the game against the Roadrunners... hit his first two home runs of the season and drove in five at UNLV on March 17... scored three runs and went 1-for-4 against the Rebels on March 18... went 4-for-5 with five RBIs at New Mexico on March 23... his home run in the ninth inning against the Lobos briefly gave the Frogs a lead... was 2-for-4 with a run scored against UNLV on March 31... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored against Dallas Baptist on April 3... hit a two-run triple against UNC Wilmington on April 5... hit a two-run home run against the Seahawks in the series finale on April 7... saw his streak of 135 consecutive games played come to an end as he missed four games with an oblique injury... collected a pinch hit single against Louisiana-Monroe on April 17... returned to the lineup against San Diego State on April 20... hit two doubles as part of a three-hit game and tallied two RBIs... went 7-for-13 with four RBIs in the series against Manhattan (April 27-29)... collected the game-winning hit against the Jaspers in the 10th inning on April 27... tied his season high with four hits in game two against the Jaspers on April 28... became the 12th player in school history to record three doubles in a game that day... also drove in three runs... doubled twice in the series against New Mexico May 4-6... was 3-for-5 with a home run, three runs scored and three RBIs in the series opener at Air Force on May 11... had three more hits, including his sixth home run of the season, and drove in four in game two against the Falcons on May 12... was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI in the series finale at Air Force on May 13... collected his 300th career hit and his 200th career RBI in that contest... drove in the only run of the game in a 1-0 win at Oklahoma on May 15... had two hits and an RBI in game two against San Diego State on May 19... suffered a season-ending knee injury in the regular season finale against the Aztecs on May 20.

2011 (Junior):
One of three Horned Frogs to start all 62 games... has extended his consecutive games started streak to 107... ranked fourth on the team with a .325 batting average... tied for the team lead with eight home runs and ranked third with 16 doubles... led the team with 56 RBIs, 14 of which came with two outs... hit .432 with RBI opportunities... hit safely in 46 games and reached base safely in 53 contests... posted 26 multi-hit games and 17 multiple RBI contests... tallied his first two hits of the season on Feb. 20 in the series finale against Kansas... posted a two-hit afternoon against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 25... bat came to life at Texas Tech March 4-6... kicked off a six-game hitting streak that saw him hit .480 (12-for-25)... streak began with a four-hit game against the Red Raiders... collected his first three RBIs and his first home run of the season... had two hits in game two with an RBI and a double... hit a two-run blast in the series finale against Texas Tech on March 6... had three hits and two RBIs against UT Arlington on March 8... tripled as part of a two-hit game against Houston Baptist on March 11... tripled in a run at UNLV on March 19.... hit a two-run home run in the series finale at UNLV on March 20... started a season-long 19 game hitting streak with a 1-for-5 day at the plate against Houston on March 25... hit .387 (29-for-75) during the streak with 21 RBIs... drove in three runs in game two against Houston on March 26... doubled in back-to-back games against Air Force on April 1-2... drove in two on two hits against the Falcons in the series finale on April 3... had three hits in the sweep of UT Pan American on April 5-6... tallied an RBI in nine straight games from April 9-22... totaled 13 RBIs during the streak... homered and drove in three as part of a 2-for-4 day at the plate against New Mexico on April 9... doubled in a run in the series finale against the Lobos on April 10... tallied seven hits and drove in five at San Diego State April 15-17... four of the seven hits went for doubles... had three hits and three RBIs in the opener against the Aztecs on April 15... put together another nine-game hitting streak from April 26-May 14... hit .395 (15-for-38) during the streak... collected 12 RBIs during the streak... hit a two-run home run against BYU on April 29... had two hits in all three games at Oklahoma State... hit seventh home run of the season at Oklahoma State on May 8... doubled in two runs against Baylor on May 10... went 3-for-5 with an RBI against Utah on May 15... hit .600 (12-for-20) over a four game stretch to raise average to .330... had seven hits and seven RBIs in the three game series at New Mexico May 19-21... doubled and tripled as part of a three-hit game in the series opener... was 4-for-6 with two RBIs in game two of the series... drove in four and tallied his eighth home run of the season in the series finale... had two hits, scored three runs and tallied two RBIs in the Frogs' win over Utah on May 27... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs against New Mexico on May 27... had two hits in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional.

2010 (Sophomore):
Played in 67 games and started 66, all in left field ... ranked second on the team with a .361 batting average ... set a school-record with 99 hits on the season ... led the team with 69 RBIs, 17 of which came with two outs ... his 13 home runs on the season were third-most on the team ... posted a slugging percentage of .617 and an on-base percentage of .403 ... stole eight bases in 10 tries ... ranked third on the team with 23 doubles and four triples ... recored the second-most runs on the season with 68 ... was one of two Frogs to hit over .400 in league play with a .406 average ... tallied 28 RBIs in league play and scored 22 runs ... recorded a base hit in 56 games and reached base safely in 61 ... led the team with 30 multi-hit games and ranked second on the team with 20 multiple RBI contests ... opened the season with an 18 game hitting streak ... had 32 hits during the streak and hit .390 ... tallied four hits in the first series of the season against Sam Houston State Feb. 19-21 ... dominated the Cal State Fullerton series Feb. 26-28 ... had three hits in the opener with a double, a home run and two RBIs at Fullerton ... homered for the second straight day in game two of the series ... went 4-for-5 with four runs scored in the series finale on Feb. 28 ... drove in a career-high seven runs on three hits, including a double and a home run, against UT San Antonio on March 2 ... had an RBI-double against Missouri in the Houston College Classic on March 6 ... doubled twice and drove in two runs with a 3-for-5 day at the plate at UT Arlington ... collected two more RBIs in the series-opener against Texas Tech on March 12 ... went 1-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs in the series finale against the Red Raiders on March 14 ... had two hits in a victory at Oral Roberts on March 16 ... tallied two hits in each game against BYU March 18-19 ... hit his fourth home run of the season in the series opener on March 18 ... drove in two runs in each of the first two games against the Cougars ... went 4-for-5 with three RBIs, a double and a home run in the series-opener at Air Force on March 28 ... drove in the game-tying runs in the top of the ninth-inning of the series finale against Air Force when it resumed on May 14 ... had two hits and drove in a run in a win over UT Arlington on March 30 ... commenced a nine-game hitting streak with a two-hit game against San Diego State on April 2 ... hit .431 (19-for-44) with nine RBIs and 11 runs scored during the streak ... notched three more hits in the series finale against the Aztecs on April 3 ... doubled twice against Oklahoma on April 6 ... homered in the series opener at Houston on April 9 ... became the 11th player in school history to homer three times in a game on April 11 at Houston ... tallied three RBIs in the win over Texas A&M on April 13 ... went 3-for-6 and collected three more RBIs in the series opener at BYU on April 15, including his 10th home run of the season ... tripled as part of two hits in game two of the series at BYU on April 16 ... hit his 11th home run of the season at Oklahoma on April 20 ... doubled and tripled as part of three hits in the series opener against UNLV on April 23 ... also collected three RBIs in the contest ... went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored in game one against Utah on April 30 ... picked up three more hits in the second game at Utah on May 1 ... hit his second career grand slam in the series finale at Utah on May 2 ... tallied his 13th home run of the season on May 9 at New Mexico ... collected five hits in the three game series against Air Force May 14-16 ... started a seven-game hitting streak with two hits against Utah in the opening game of the MWC Tournament on May 26 ... hit .433 (13-for-30) during the streak with seven RBIs and eight runs scored ... doubled twice versus UNLV on May 27 ... tallied seven hits in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional ... collected three hits and drove in a run against Lamar on June 4 in the regional opener ... went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored against Arizona on June 5 ... tripled as part of two hits against Baylor on June 6 ... drove in the first run of the game in the decisive third game of the NCAA Austin Super Regional on June 13 ... had three RBIs on a pair of hits against Florida State in the opening game of the College World Series ... collected two hits against UCLA.

2009 (Freshman):
Played in 57 games and made 54 starts, all in left field ... finished the season with a .316 batting average ... tallied 61 base hits, including 17 doubles, two triples and six home runs ... drove in 32 runs, 12 of which came with two outs ... tallied a base hit in 38 contests and reached base safely in 41 ... racked up 19 multi-hit games and eight multiple RBI contests ... worked 22 walks and posted an on-base percentage of .393 ... was successful in 2-of-3 stolen base attempts ... opened his collegiate career with a seven-game hitting streak ... was 11-for-26 (.423) in that stretch with three home runs and eight RBIs ... hit the Frogs' first home run of the season on Feb. 20 at Cal State Fullerton ... blasted a two-run home run against Dallas Baptist on Feb. 24 ... drove in a career-high four runs on three hits with his third home run of the season at Ole Miss on Feb. 28 ... the home run was the first grand slam of the season for the Frogs ... put together another five game hitting streak in which he hit .450 (9-for-20) ... picked up five hits in series against Wichita State March 6-8 ... hit fourth home run of the season at Texas State on March 10 ... broke out of a slump with a three-hit game against San Diego State on March 28 ... drove in two runs and hit fifth home run of the campaign against New Mexico on April 5 ... started a five-game hit streak on April 11 with a base hit ... hit .467 (7-for-15) in that stretch ... scored a career-high three runs against Texas Tech on April 13 ... went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a home run at Oklahoma on April 14 ... tallied three hits and drove in two in the series against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on April 21-22 ... a 1-for-4 day at the plate at Texas A&M spurred a season-long 10 game hit streak ... was 13-for-36 (.361) in that stretch with six doubles, two triples and five RBIs ... tripled in back-to-back games against BYU on April 20 and May 1 ... tallied five hits with four doubles in the series at UNLV May 14-16 ... blistered the ball during a four-game stretch that saw him rack up 10 hits and drive in five runs ... doubled in each of the three Fort Worth Regional games ... had three hits, including the game-winner, in the regional championship game ... named MOP of the Fort Worth Regional ... hit .562 with a runner on third and less than two outs.

High School:
Was a three-year letterwinner at Plano West High School ... played in the Texas North/South All-Star game and earned MVP honors as a senior ... earned first-team all-state honors as an outfielder ... named the District 9-5A Offensive MVP ... honored as a 2008 Louisville Slugger All-American ... hit .450 with a .950 slugging percentage and nine home runs as a senior ... helped guide his team to a perfect 28-0 record and a 5A state championship.

Personal:
Parents are Lewis and Janie ... does not have any siblings ... graduated with a degree in accounting.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB HBP SO SB-A
2009 .316 57-54 193 36 61 17 2 6 32 .518 22 3 37 2-3
2010 .361 67-66 274 68 99 23 4 13 69 .617 20 2 57 8-10
2011 .325 62-62 249 52 81 16 4 8 56 .518 26 10 38 8-10
2012 .326 48-46 193 36 63 13 2 6 45 .508 12 5 21 7-8
Career .334 234-228 909 192 304 69 12
33 202 .546 80 20 153
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