Game-by-Game Stats - 2013 | Photo Gallery - 2013
Games Played (Season): 51 (2013)
Games Started (Season): 46 (2013)
At-Bats: 5 3x, vs. Baylor (5/16/13)*
Runs: 3 2x, vs. Baylor (5/16/13)*
Hits: 4, vs. Kansas (4/21/13)
RBI: 4 2x, vs. Baylor (5/16/13)*
Doubles: 1 10x, vs. Kansas State (5/23/13)*
Home Runs: 1 3x, vs. Baylor (5/16/13)*
Walks: 3 3x, vs. Lubbock Christian (4/14/13)*
Strikeouts: 3 5x, vs. Kansas State (5/23/13)*
Stolen Bases: 1, vs. UT Arlington (3/9/13)
Hit Streak: 4 games (2/25-3/5/13)
* Indicates most recent high
Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America... became the 10th player in school history to earn Freshman All-America honors... joined teammate Eric Gutierrez as just the third duo in school history to earn Freshman All-America in the same season... All-Big 12 Honorable Mention... Big 12 All-Freshman Team (DH - Coaches)... Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic All-Tournament Team (C)... played in 51 games (46 starts) starting 38 games at designated hitter and eight games behind the plate... batted five-hole 24 times, six-hole nine times, cleanup eight times, seven-hole three times and third twice... batted .280 (47-for-168) with 34 runs, 10 doubles, three home runs, 25 RBI, 66 total bases, 35 walks, three hit-by-pitch, .393 slugging percentage, .411 on-base percentage, 1-for-1 stolen bases and fielded .971 (56 putouts, 10 assists, 2 errors)... led team in walks and on-base percentage... became the first Tech freshman to lead the team in walks since 2010 (Barrett Barnes - 40)... became the first Tech freshman to lead the team in on-base percentage since 2010 (Barrett Barnes - .482)... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: third in walks (35)... most walks by a Big 12 freshman since 2011 (Texas' Erich Weiss - 53)... AGAINST NATIONALLY RANKED OPPONENTS... played in 13 games (12 starts) batted .229 (11-for-48) with five runs, two doubles, one home run, two RBI, four walks, .333 slugging percentage and .302 on-base percentage... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... played in 24 games (23 starts) batted .299 (26-for-87) with 12 runs, three doubles, two home runs, 13 RBI, 13 walks, .402 slugging percentage and .396 on-base percentage... led team with 13 walks in Big 12 play... sixth in the Big 12 during league play in walks (13)... BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP... played in two games (2 starts) batted .143 (1-for-7) with a double and RBI... HOME GAMES... played in 26 games (24 starts) batted .371 (33-for-89) with 29 runs, seven doubles, two home runs, 21 RBI, 19 walks, .517 slugging percentage, .482 on-base percentage and fielded .976 (34 putouts, 6 assists, 1 error)... led team in batting average, runs, slugging percentage, walks and on-base percentage in home games... ROAD/NEUTRAL SITE GAMES... played in 25 games (22 starts) batted .177 (14-for-79) with five runs, three doubles, one home run, four RBI, 16 walks and .330 on-base percentage... led team in walks during road/neutral site games... SITUATIONAL: batted .304 (24-for-79) with runners on base... batted .319 (15-for-47) with two outs... recorded 12 two-out RBI... MISCELLANEOUS: five go-ahead RBI... one game-tying RBI... three infield hits... tied for the team lead with four game-winning RBI... had back-to-back game-winning RBI in series opener at Texas (3/15) and series finale with the Longhorns (3/17)... also had game-winning RBI against TCU (3/31) and Kansas (4/21)... posted 12 multi-hit games, including six three-hit games and one four-hit game... notched four multiple RBI games, including one three RBI game and one four RBI game... HIT STREAK: season-high four-game hit streak (2/25-3/5)... REACHING BASE SAFELY: reached base safely in a season-high 11 consecutive games... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made career debut starting at catcher and going 2-for-4 with a run scored, double and two RBI against Northern Colorado (2/16)... went 3-for-4 with two runs, a double and a season-high four RBI against Northern Illinois (2/17)... went 2-for-4 with a double at defending NCAA champion No. 16 Arizona (3/5)... went 1-for-3 and hit first career home run (solo) - the game-winning run and the only run scored in the game at Texas (3/15) in the series opener... the victory over the Longhorns marked its first series opening win over UT in Austin since 1994 and its first 1-0 win over Texas since 1991... went 3-for-3 with three runs, a double and two walks against Utah Valley (3/12)... had a season-high four hits going 4-for-5 with two runs, a double and three RBI in series finale against Kansas (4/21)... went 3-for-5 with two runs, his second home run of the season and an RBI against No. 17 New Mexico (4/30)... OKLAHOMA STATE SERIES: batted .364 (4-for-11) with a run and two walks... went 3-for-4 with a walk against No. 19 Oklahoma State (5/4) in the middle game of the series... AGAINST BAYLOR (4 Games): batted .375 (6-for-16) with five runs, a double, home run and five RBI with a .625 slugging percentage and .412 on-base percentage... went 3-for-5 and matched a season-highs with four RBI and three runs scored with a double and third home run of the season against Baylor (5/16) in series opener... went 3-for-4 with a run scored and RBI against Baylor (5/18) in series finale... went 1-for-4 with a double and RBI against No. 15 Kansas State (5/23) in Big 12 Championship opener.
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Hilldale High School for head coach Darren Riddle... as a senior earned all-district, all-conference and All-Metro Player of the Year... batted .515 with eight home runs... helped lead team to the 4A Oklahoma State Championship... a four-time all-district and all-conference pick... never batted below .410 during a high school season... also batted .495 with 11 home runs in 2010 and .410 with four home runs in 2009... named District Newcomer of the Year in 2009... played summer baseball for the Dallas Yankees and the Dallas Patriots... played four years of high school football... named the district receiver of the year in 2011 and the district defensive back of the year in 2010.
Jarrard Taylor Poteete... born November 12, 1993, in Muskogee, Okla.... son of Shannon Poteete and Tobi Poteete... has a younger sister, Navi Poteete... father, Shannon, played baseball at Connors State College (1990-93), uncle, Dan'l Kizzia, played college baseball at Bacone, and another uncle Sherard Poteete, played football at Southern Illinois (quarterback) and played arena football... an undeclared major at Texas Tech.