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Eric Gutierrez
Eric Gutierrez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mission, Texas

High School:
Sharyland

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
12/28/1993

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/L


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Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013

CAREER-HIGHS (entering 2014 season)
Games Played (Season): 56 (2013)
Games Started (Season): 56 (2013)
At-Bats: 6, vs. La Salle (3/1/13)
Runs: 3, vs. Baylor (5/18/13)
Hits: 2 12x, vs. Baylor (5/16/13)*
RBI: 3 2x, vs. Baylor (5/16/13)*
Doubles: 2, vs. Kansas (4/19/13)
Triples: 1 2x, vs. UT Arlington (3/9/13)*
Home Runs: 1 7x, vs. Kansas State (5/23/13)*
Walks: 3 3x, vs. Baylor (5/18/13)*
Strikeouts: 2 6x, at Kansas State (4/7/13)*
Stolen Bases: 1, at Texas (3/16/13)
Hit Streak: 7 games 2x (5/5-5/23/13)*
* Indicates most recent high

SUMMER 2013
Played for Keene Swamp Bats in the New England Collegiate League... helped team win the league title with a 27-17 overall record... batted .226 (30-for-133) with 19 runs, nine doubles, a home run, 15 RBI, a team-leading eight hit-by-pitch and 6-for-7 stolen bases... hit a home run with five RBI and four walks in eight playoff games... had six multi-hit games during the season.

2013 (Freshman)
Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America... became the ninth player in school history to earn Freshman All-America honors... joined teammate Jarrard Poteete as just the third duo in school history to earn Freshman All-America in the same season... Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic All-Tournament Team (DH)... was the only Red Raider to play in and start all 56 games... started 52 games at first base, three games in right field and one at designated hitter... batted cleanup 42 times, five-hole 10 times, six-hole twice and three-hole and seven-hole each once... batted .251 (48-for-191) with 35 runs, 10 doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 29 RBI, 83 total bases, 21 walks, 20 hit-by-pitch, six sacrifices, 1-for-1 stolen bases, .435 slugging percentage and .377 on-base percentage while fielding .991 (500 putouts, 29 assists, 5 errors)... led the team in games started, home runs, total bases, slugging percentage, hit-by-pitch, putouts and fielding percentage... most starts by a Red Raider since 2011 (three players - 58)... most starts by a Red Raider freshman since 2011 (David Paiz - 56)... most home runs by a Red Raider freshman since 2010 (Barrett Barnes - 14)... became the third freshman in school history to lead the team in home runs (1974 - Mike Bewley, 3... 2010 - Barrett Barnes, 14)... most hit-by-pitch by a Red Raider since 2011 (Jamodrick McGruder - 25)... set a new record for hit-by-pitch by a Red Raider freshman... most putouts by a Red Raider since 2011 (Stephen Hagen - 625)... most putouts by a Red Raider freshman in over 13 years... NCAA RANKINGS: 21st in hit-by-pitch (20)... 27th in hit-by-pitch per game (0.36)... second most hit-by-pitch by any freshman in the nation (Charles Galiano, Fordham - 21)... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: third in putouts (500)... fourth in home runs (7)... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: third in hit-by-pitch (20)... set a school record for hit-by-pitch by a freshman (20)... third in hit-by-pitch in Big 12 games (8)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... played in 14 games (14 starts) batted .216 (11-for-51) with nine runs, a double, two home runs, six RBI, 18 total bases, three walks, five hit-by-pitch, .353 slugging percentage, .322 on-base percentage and fielded a perfect 1.000 (135 putouts, 9 assists, 0 errors)... led the team in runs, home runs, total bases, slugging percentage and hit-by-pitch against nationally-ranked opponents... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... played in 24 games (24 starts) batted .288 (23-for-80) with 17 runs, six doubles, three home runs, 10 RBI, 12 walks, eight hit-by-pitch, .475 slugging percentage, .430 on-base percentage and fielded .987 (220 putouts, 10 assists, 3 errors)... one of four Red Raiders to start all 24 conference games (Jake Barrios, Bryant Burleson, Tim Proudfoot)... led team in runs, home runs, hit-by-pitch, on-base percentage, putouts and fielding percentage in league games... fourth in the league in home runs (3) during Big 12 games... led all Big 12 freshman in home runs (3) during league play... led all Big 12 freshman in home runs... seventh in the league in runs (17) during Big 12 games... eighth in the league in on-base percentage (.430) during Big 12 games... led all Big 12 freshman in on-base percentage during league games... ninth in the league in slugging percentage (.475) during Big 12 games... led all Big 12 freshman in slugging percentage during league games... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... played in three games (3 starts) batted .111 (1-for-9) with two runs, a home run and two RBI with three hit-by-pitch... HOME GAMES... played in 29 games (29 starts) batted .267 (27-for-101) with 22 runs, seven doubles, two triples, four home runs, 20 RBI, 50 total bases, 11 walks, 11 hit-by-pitch, .495 slugging percentage, .392 on-base percentage and fielded .991 (297 putouts, 17 assists, 3 errors)... lead team in games started, doubles, home runs, total bases, hit-by-pitch and putouts during home games... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... played in 27 games (27 starts) batting .233 (21-for-90) with 13 runs, three doubles, three home runs, nine RBI, 10 walks, nine hit-by-pitch, .367 slugging percentage, .360 on-base percentage and fielded .991 (203 putouts, 12 assists, 2 errors)... led team in games started, home runs, hit-by-pitch, on-base percentage, sacrifice bunts, putouts and fielding percentage in road/neutral site games... SITUATIONAL: recorded 15 two-out RBI... MISCELLANEOUS: five go-ahead RBI... two game-tying RBI... five infield hits... one game-winning RBI (home run to left field scoring two runs in first inning helping Tech to an 8-2 win over Baylor on May 17)... posted 12 multi-hit games... notched seven multiple RBI games, including two three-RBI games... HIT STREAK: had a pair of season-long seven-game hit streaks, the most recent coming from May 5-23 while batting .333 (8-for-24) with eight runs, a double, four home runs, nine RBI, three walks, three hit-by-pitch, .875 slugging percentage and .452 on-base percentage... REACHING BASE SAFELY... reached base safely in a season-high 12 consecutive games... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... became the first Red Raider in over 12 years to homer in four consecutive games (May 16 -18, Baylor, May 23, No. 15 Kansas State)... made career debut starting at first base on Opening Day going 1-for-3 with an run scored, two hit-by-pitch and an RBI against Northern Illinois (2/15)... posted first career multi-hit game in the second game of the season going 2-for-3 with two runs, first career triple and an RBI against Northern Colorado (2/16)... hit first career home run going 2-for-5 with three RBI at UCF (2/23) in the UCF Tournament in Orlando, Fla... had a season-high six at-bats going 2-for-6 with a run and double against La Salle (3/1)... went 2-for-4 with a run scored and hit second triple of the season against UT Arlington (3/9)... went 1-for-3 with a walk and posted first career stolen base at Texas (3/16)... tallied a seven-game hit streak (3/23-4/2) batting .476 (10-for-21) with six runs, two doubles, three RBI, six walks and two hit-by-pitch in games against West Virginia, New Mexico State, TCU and New Mexico... hit second home run of the season going 2-for-5 with two RBI at Dallas Baptist (4/9)... KANSAS SERIES: batted .400 (4-for-10) with three runs, three doubles, an RBI, walk, .700 slugging percentage and .538 on-base percentage... went 2-for-4 with a season-high two doubles and an RBI in series opener against Kansas (4/19)... hit third homer of the season going 2-for-5 with two RBI against No. 17 New Mexico (4/30)... AGAINST BAYLOR (4 Games): batted .308 (4-for-13) with six runs, a double, three home runs, six RBI, three walks, two hit-by-pitch, 1.077 slugging percentage and .500 on-base percentage... started a stretch of four consecutive games with a home run going 2-for-5 with two runs, a double, home run and three RBI against Baylor (5/16) in the series opener... also homered in game two of the series (1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI) and in the series finale (5/18) going 1-for-1 with a season-high three runs and a season-high three walks against the Bears... went 1-for-2 with two runs, a home run and two RBI in first career Big 12 Championship game in opener against No. 15 Kansas State (5/23) at Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City... member of the 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Sharyland High School for head coach Barton Bickerton... as a senior earned first team all-state, first team all-district and Valley Most Valuable Player... batted .591 with 13 doubles, six triples, eight home runs, 50 RBI and 10 stolen bases... on the mound tallied a 1.07 ERA in 59 innings pitched... was also named 30-5A District MVP, team MVP and ESPNU National Player of the Week... helped lead team to a district championship, bi-district title, area championship and to the region quarterfinals championship... as a junior batted .566 with eight home runs and 58 RBI... named a Louisville Slugger All-American in 2011... helped lead high school to a No. 1 national ranking during his junior season... as a sophomore batted .470 with two home runs and 31 RBI... as a freshman batted .347 with four home runs and 20 RBI.

PERSONAL
Eric Rigoberto Gutierrez... born December 28, 1993, in McAllen, Texas... son of Rigo and Olga Gutierrez... has two younger brothers, Alexis and Jonathan... a university studies major at Texas Tech.

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