|13 J.J. Bissell
Participated during the fall season... member of the 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List).
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Fossil Ridge High School for head coach Mark Findley... as a senior earned first team Front Range All-Conference and first team academic all-state... batted .500 with eight home runs and 30 RBI... as a junior batted .500 with six home runs and 27 RBI... named first team all-conference, first team academic all-state and honorable mention ESPN Top 100... was named team MVP and received the Silver Slugger Award (team's top hitter - average, RBI, slugging percentage) in back-to-back seasons (2011-2012)... also competed in football and basketball while in high school... played summer baseball with the Colorado Slammers, WYCO Braves and Tampa Bay Warriors... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Clemson and Central Michigan.
Jacob Lowell Bissell... born May 22, 1994, in Loveland, Colo.... son of Todd and Breanda Bissell... has an older sister, Danielle, an older brother, Zach, and a younger sister, Ashley... older brother, Zach, plays baseball and is a senior at Tabor College... an exercise and sport science major at Texas Tech.