|21 Bryant Burleson
Game-by-Game Stats - 2012 | Photo Gallery | Red Raider Profile - 2012
CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2013 season):
Games Played (Season): 46 (2012)
Games Started (Season): 36 (2012)
At-Bats: 6 2x, vs. Texas (4/6/12)*
Runs: 2 2x, vs. Florida Gulf Coast (3/21/12)*
Hits: 3 3x, at New Mexico State (5/1/12)*
RBI: 5, vs. Alabama A&M (3/13/12)
Doubles: 2, vs. Alabama A&M (3/13/12)
Triples: 1, at Kansas (4/1/12)
Home Runs: None
Walks: 2, vs. New Mexico State (3/27/12)
Strikeouts: 2, at Oklahoma State (4/20/12)
Stolen Bases: 1 2x, vs. Northern Illinois (2/26/12)*
Hit Streak: 3 games (3/25-30/12)
* Indicates most recent high
- Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
- Led team with 12 doubles
- Started at second base in 55-of-56 games this season.
- Finished season with a career-high 14-game hit streak (April 27-May 25)... Longest hit streak by a Red Raider during the 2013 season... longest hit streak by a Red Raider since 2011 (Barrett Barnes - 15).
- 14-game hit streak: .351 (20-for-57) with 9 RBI.
- Raised batting average 30 points during 14-game hit streak to end the year (.245 to .275).
- Led team batting .296 (16-for-54) against nationally-ranked opponents.
- Led team with 24 hits against left-handed pitching and led team batting .333 vs. LHP.
- Reached base safely in 47-of-56 games.
- Turned 44 double plays (2B) during school-record breaking season 68 team double plays.
- Had 13 multi-hit games this season/24 multi-hit games during career.
- Streak of reaching base safely in nine consecutive plate appearances snapped in first at-bat vs. Troy (2/22)... longest by a Red Raider since 2011 (Jamodrick McGruder - 9 games).
- Big 12 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2012, Spring 2013 - Dean's List).
Played for the Dodge City A's of the Jayhawk League... helped lead team to a seventh-place finish at the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan., with a 3-2 record... in tournament play batted .304 (7-for-23) with three runs, two doubles and two RBI... played in 27 games (22 starts) batting .288 (30-for-104) with 21 runs, eight doubles, three triples, two home runs, 18 RBI, 4-of-4 stolen bases, .481 slugging percentage, .321 on-base percentage and fielded .902 (51 putouts, 50 assists, 11 errors).
Played in 46 games (36 starts) while starting 19 games at second base, 16 games at third base and one game at shortstop... batted seven-hole 20 times, eight-hole nine times, six-hole four times, nine-hole twice and leadoff once... batted .246 (35-for-142) with 15 runs, 12 doubles, one triple, 20 RBI, 49 total bases, 13 walks, 2-of-4 stolen bases, .345 slugging percentage, .325 on-base percentage and fielded .975 (35 putouts, 120 assists, 4 errors)... in 14 games (12 starts) AGAINST NATIONALLY-RANKED OPPONENTS batted .289 (13-for-45) with two runs, four doubles, five RBI, four walks, 1-of-1 stolen base, .378 slugging percentage, .373 on-base percentage and fielded .982 (11 putouts, 44 assists, 1 error)... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 18 games (14 starts) batted .193 (11-for-57) with four runs, two doubles, one triple, four RBI and two walks with a .263 slugging percentage and .220 on-base percentage and fielded .949 (8 putouts, 48 assists, 3 errors)... in 28 HOME GAMES batted .241 (20-for-83) with nine runs, seven doubles, 14 RBI, 11 walks, 2-of-3 stolen bases, .325 slugging percentage, .333 on-base percentage and fielded .977 (24 putouts, 62 assists, 2 errors)... in 18 ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES batted .254 (15-for-59) with six runs, five doubles, one triple, six RBI, two walks, three hit-by-pitch, .373 slugging percentage, .313 on-base percentage and fielded .972 (11 putouts, 58 assists, 2 errors)... SITUATIONAL: batted .263 (20-for-76) with runners on base... batted .227 (15-for-66) with the bases empty... batted .444 (4-for-9) with the bases loaded... tied for the team lead with four hits with the bases loaded... batted .250 (10-for-40) with runners in scoring position... batted .311 (14-for-45) with two outs... recorded 12 two-out RBI... MISCELLANEOUS: posted four go-ahead RBI... notched two game-tying RBI... recorded three infield base hits... collected two bunt base hits... had two game-winning RBI... recorded 11 multi-hit games, including three games with three hits... had five multiple RBI games, including one five-RBI contest... HIT STREAK: had a season-best three-game hit streak (3/25-30) while batting .363 (4-for-11) with a double and two walks... REACHING BASE SAFELY: reached base safely in a season-high 10 consecutive games... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: made career debut as a pinch hitter going 0-for-1 against Tennessee Tech (2/18)... tallied first career hit with a single to right-center field while going 1-for-5 against Tennessee Tech (2/19)... posted first career multi-hit game and multiple RBI game going 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI, walk and a stolen base against Northern Illinois (2/26)... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and recorded 10 assists (second baseman) at No. 10 Arizona State (3/6)... 10 assists against the Sun Devils marked the most by a Red Raider second baseman in a game in over 11 years... the assists total matched (3 times) the most assists by a Tech infielder since May 12, 2002 (Gera Alvarez, SS - 11 assists vs. UT-Pan American)... went 3-for-6 with two runs, two doubles and five RBI (all season-highs) against Alabama A&M (3/13)... went 3-for-4 with a run, double and RBI in the series opener against No. 27 Oklahoma (3/23)... went 2-for-4 with a run and first career triple at Kansas (4/1)... drove in the game-winning run against No. 25 Texas (4/6) with a single to right field in the bottom of the 14th inning to lead Tech to a 3-2 victory... went 3-for-4 with a run and two RBI at New Mexico State (5/1)... member of the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List)... member of the 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Midland Christian High School for head coach Dale Redman... batted .567 with 16 doubles, six triples, six home runs, 47 RBI and 20 stolen bases with only 10 strikeouts as a senior... earned district offensive MVP, first team all-district and first team all-state honors... led team to district championship... top moment as a senior was hitting for the cycle in a game and finishing the game with a walk-off grand slam... as a junior batted .626 (57-for-91) with 44 runs, five home runs, 49 RBI, 16 walks and a .802 on-base percentage... 2010 first team all-state, first team all-district and named district MVP... as a sophomore batted .442 (38-for-86) with 32 runs, six home runs, 33 RBI, 22 walks, seven stolen bases and a .545 on-base percentage... 2009 first team all-district... as a freshman batted .382 (29-for-76) with 21 runs, one home run, 18 walks, five stolen bases and a .479 on-base percentage... 2008 first team all-district... also earned four varsity letters in football and three in track and field... two-time all-state and three-time all-district selection in football (defensive back) while earning district MVP honors in 2008 and 2009... helped lead team to district championships in 2008 and 2010 while finishing as state semifinalist in 2008... 2010 state medalist in 4X100 relay... earned academic all-state honors in baseball and track and field... president of National Honor Society and graduated in top 10 percentage of graduating class.
Bryant Lane Burleson... born June 29, 1992, in Odessa, Texas... son of Jerry and Gayle Burleson... has an older brother, Cory... brother, Cory, played baseball at Nebraska... a business/finance major at Texas Tech.