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Bryant Burleson
Bryant Burleson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Midland, Texas

High School:
Midland Christian

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
06/29/1992

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


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Career Stats
Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013
Game-by-Game Stats - 2012 | Photo Gallery - 2012 | video camera Red Raider Profile - 2012

CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2014 season)
Games Played (Season): 55 (2013)
Games Started (Season): 55 (2013)
At-Bats: 6 4x, at Oklahoma (4/28/13)*
Runs: 2 11x, vs. Baylor (5/18/13)*
Hits: 4, at FIU (2/25/13)
RBI: 5, vs. Alabama A&M (3/13/12)
Doubles: 2 2x, vs. New Mexico State (4/23/13)*
Triples: 1, at Kansas (4/1/12)
Home Runs: None
Walks: 2 7x, vs. Baylor (5/18/13)*
Strikeouts: 3 2x, at New Mexico State (3/25/13)*
Stolen Bases: 1 4x, vs. New Mexico (4/30/13)*
Hit Streak: 14 games (4/27-5/25/13)
* Indicates most recent high

CAREER
Played in 101 games (91 starts) batting .263 (91-for-346) with 42 runs, 24 doubles, one triple, 50 RBI, 117 total bases, 38 walks, 14 hit-by-pitch, 4-for-10 stolen bases, .338 slugging percentage and .357 on-base percentage while fielding .971 (131 putouts, 275 assists, 12 errors)... recorded 24 multi-hit games, including three three-hit games and one four-hit performance... tallied 11 multiple RBI games, including one five-RBI game... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... played in 42 games (38 starts) batting .224 (33-for-147) with 14 runs, nine doubles, one triple, 16 RBI, 44 total bases, 10 walks, four hit-by-pitch, .299 slugging percentage, .292 on-base percentage while fielding .961 (55 putouts, 116 assists, 7 errors).

SUMMER 2013
Played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in the Northwoods League... batted .289 (77-for-260) with 40 runs, 13 doubles, two triples, nine home runs, 50 RBI, 22 walks and 12-for-18 stolen bases in 66 games... during final 15 games, batted .435 (27-for-62) with 12 runs, six doubles, a triple, three home runs and 17 RBI... hit safely in 16 of final 17 games of the season... finished the season batting .559 (19-for-34) during last eight games with eight extra-base hits, 11 RBI and seven multi-hit games.

2013 (Sophomore)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team... Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic Most Outstanding Player... Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic All-Tournament Team (2B)... played in 55 games (55 starts) while starting all 55 games at second base... batted second 28 times, three-hole 12 times, five-hole 12 times, six-hole twice and seven-hole once... batted .275 (56-for-204) with 27 runs, 12 doubles, 30 RBI, 68 total bases, 25 walks, 10 hit-by-pitch, 2-of-6 stolen bases, .333 slugging percentage and .378 on-base percentage while fielding .969 (96 putouts, 155 assists, 8 errors)... led the team in doubles and double plays turned (44)... helped Red Raiders break school record for double plays turned (68) in a single-season... previous double plays record of 65 was set in 2011... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: led league in double plays turned (44)... ninth in assists (155)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... played in 14 games (14 starts) batted .296 (16-for-54) with two runs, two doubles, eight RBI, 18 total bases, .367 on-base percentage and fielded .933 (21 putouts, 35 assists, 4 errors)... led the team in batting average, base hits and total bases against nationally-ranked opponents... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... played in 24 games (24 starts) batted .244 (22-for-90) with 10 runs, seven doubles, 12 RBI, eight walks, four hit-by-pitch and .333 on-base percentage while fielding .966 (47 putouts, 68 assists, 4 errors)... was one of four Red Raiders (Jake Barrios, Eric Gutierrez, Tim Proudfoot) to start in every Big 12 game... led team in doubles during Big 12 play... ranked second in the league in double plays turned during Big 12 games... ranked seventh in the league in assists (68) during Big 12 play... ranked eighth in the league in doubles during Big 12 play... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... played in three games (3 starts) batted .231 (3-for-13) with an RBI... HOME GAMES... played in 29 games (29 starts) batted .307 (31-for-101) with 22 runs, eight doubles, 20 RBI, 19 walks, 2-of-5 stolen bases and fielded .985 (42 putouts, 92 assists, 2 errors)... was one of two Red Raiders (Eric Gutierrez) to start all 29 home games... led team in doubles and walks during home games... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... played in 26 games (26 starts) batted .243 (25-for-103) with five runs, four doubles, 10 RBI and fielded .951 (54 putouts, 63 assists, 6 errors)... led team in at-bats, hits and doubles during road/neutral site games... SITUATIONAL: batted .327 (32-for-98) with runners on base... batted .571 (4-for-7) with the bases loaded... batted .314 (22-for-70) with runners in scoring position... recorded 13 two-out RBI... MISCELLANEOUS: four go-ahead RBI... two game-tying RBI... seven infield base hits... one bunt base hit... two game-winning RBI (single to left field in third inning helping give Tech a 6-0 win over Utah Valley on March 13... single to right field in fifth inning helping give Tech an 8-2 win over Baylor in the final game of the season in the Big 12 Championship on May 25)... posted 13 multi-hit games, including one four-hit performance... notched six multiple RBI games... HIT STREAK: ended the season with a season-long 14-game hit streak (4/27-5/25) batting .351 (20-for-57) with six runs, two doubles, nine RBI, five walks, .386 slugging percentage and .403 on-base percentage in nearly a month time span... had six multi-hit games during hit streak... marked the longest hit streak by a Red Raider to end a season since 2001 (Anthony Arnerich, 17 games)... REACHING BASE SAFELY: reached base safely in a season-high 17 consecutive games... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made season debut going 1-for-4 with a run scored and RBI on Opening Day against Northern Illinois (2/15)... started season with an 11-game hit streak (2/15-3/2)... had a season-high four hits and matched a season-high two runs going 4-for-5 with an RBI at FIU (2/25)... went 2-for-4 with two RBI in victory at No. 16 Arizona (3/16), the defending NCAA College World Series champions... went 2-for-4 with two runs and matched a season-high two walks in series finale against UT Arlington (3/10)... went 2-for-3 with a season-high two doubles and a walk against New Mexico State (4/23)... batted .414 (12-for-29) during a seven-game stretch with five multi-hit games with six of the seven games against ranked opponents (Oklahoma, New Mexico, Oklahoma State, Arizona State)... went 2-for-3 with two runs, a double, two walks, an RBI and a walk against No. 17 New Mexico (4/30)... OKLAHOMA STATE SERIES: batted .333 (4-for-12) with two RBI and a .385 on-base percentage... went 2-for-5 with two RBI against No. 19 Oklahoma State (5/4) in the middle game of the series... went 2-for-4 with a run scored against Dallas Baptist (5/7)... went 2-for-4 with an RBI at No. 13 Arizona State (5/15)... went 2-for-3 with two runs, a double, two walks and two RBI in regular season finale against Baylor (5/18)... helped turn school-record breaking double play on a 6-4-3 double play (playing second base) for 66th double play of the season... broke record (65) that was set in 2011... member of the 2012 Big Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll... member of the 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll (Dean's List).

SUMMER 2012
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).

2012 (Freshman)
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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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.

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