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Riley McKnight
Player Profile:
Riley McKnight 2408743
Position: Utility Player
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Spring, Texas
High School: Oak Ridge HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Played in 56 games including making 31 starts in right field and six starts at second base … ranked third in the Southland Conference for bunts in league games (8) and ninth in stolen bases (9) … went 3 for 5 (.600) with two runs and an RBI at the Southland Tournament … finished first on the team in stolen base percentage (.917), second in sacrifice bunts (11), second in stolen bases (11), third in batting average (.298) and third in on base percentage (.344) … in three games at Incarnate Word, went 8 for 13 (.615) with four runs, four RBIs, two triples and four stolen bases … finished 3 for 3 with two RBIs and one run, reaching base four times against No. 25 Oklahoma on Feb. 27 … ranked second on the team with a .347 batting average in conference games.

First-Team All-State at second base for head coach Mike Pirtle at Oak Ridge … also named First-Team All-District, First-Team All-Houston and Montgomery County Defensive MVP while helping team to district championship and regional finals … hit .404 with five triples and 30 RBIs alongside 13 stolen bases to help team to 29-4 mark as senior … named Texas Sports Writers Association All-State second baseman … played football and basketball, including first team wide receiver as junior and senior … member of Columbia Angels club team … majoring in general business at Sam Houston.

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