Played in 56 games, starting all 48 behind the plate … had stretch of catching every inning of 27 straight games from 3/29 to 5/12 … hit .259 with six home runs, nine doubles and 31 RBI … named SLC Hitter of the Week on 4/9 after going 6-for-16 with nine RBI in a 3-1 week that included wins at Rice and over Nicholls … delivered his first big swing of the year at Minute Maid Park in the Shriners Classic vs No. 12 Vanderbilt, hitting a two-out solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning into the Crawford Boxes to send the game into extra innings in a game the Kats would eventually win … went 3-for-3 with three runs scored in win over Cincinnati (2/24) … had home runs in consecutive games at Lamar (3/10 and 3/11) … had three hits, a double, three runs scored and a grand slam in win over Abilene Christian (3/29) … drove in five runs on a home run and double in final two innings of comeback win at Rice (4/3) … drove in three runs on two hits in win at Nicholls (4/7).
Right-hander who made 21 appearances including one start while posting a 2-0 record and 3.04 ERA … permitted just one hit over six-straight scoreless outings spanning five innings between Feb. 28 – March 19 … picked up first win of the season on March 4 vs. Bradley, tossing 1 2-3 innings while allowing just one hit … notched second victory next time out, tossing 1-2-3 frame at Rice on March 14 … did not allow a run in 1 1-3 innings vs. Texas Tech at the NCAA Lubbock Regional on June 3 … held Florida State to just one hit in two innings at NCAA Tallahassee Super Regionals on June 11 … in nine appearances in Southland Conference play, posted a 1.74 ERA in 10 1-3 innings.
Split time between duties as backup catcher and right-handed reliever … made 17 appearances out of the bullpen, fanning 20 hitters in 27 1-3 innings … earned the save against Oklahoma on Feb. 27, holding the No. 25 Sooners hitless while striking out three in three innings of work … tossed four innings, permitting just one hit while striking out four against Texas Southern on May 4 … threw a combined 3 1-3 innings against Arizona in the NCAA Tournament, allowing just one run against the Wildcats … hit .239 with six RBIs and 12 runs in 24 games at catcher, designated hitter, outfield and pinch hitter … recorded season-high two RBIs in a 2 for 6 performance against Prairie View A&M on March 22.
CENTERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Helped lead Centerville to district championship in 2013 and 2015 as well as 2014 runner-up … all-state pitcher and district MVP in 2015 … district MVP in 2014 … all-state catcher and All-Brazos Valley in 2013 … played for Texas Stix program … also competed in football and track … 2013 all-district quarterback and outside linebacker.