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5  Jeremy Mayo
Jeremy Mayo


Lubbock, Texas

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Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205





Turned in a stellar sophomore campaign as he ended the year with a .313 average and was second on the squad with 11 home runs ... was one of the top defensive catchers in the Big 12 as he threw out 24 runners and finished second in that category behind Oklahoma's J.T. Wise (the Big 12 Player of the Year) ... added nine doubles and 35 RBIs ... 13 multiple-hit games and 10 multiple-RBI games ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... hit. 304 in the conference and eight of his 11 home runs on the year came in Big 12 play ... drove in 18 runs and hit three doubles ... missed six games after dislocating his finger against Southern Utah on Feb. 23 ... had three RBIs in Tech's 6-5 victory over Texas-Pan American ... hit only his second career home run in Tech's win over Gonzaga ... was 2-for-4 with two RBIs against the `Zags ... went 2-for-2 in a loss to Dallas Baptist on March 11 ... extended his six-game hit streak, going 2-for-4 including two home runs and four RBIs in the series finale against Nebraska on March 15 ... the four RBIs marked a new career high ... one of only two players with multiple hits against Lubbock Christian, going 2-for-4 and scoring one run in the win ... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and his fourth home run of the season in Tech's series opening loss against Texas ... smashed a two-run home run against New Mexico on April 1, making this his sixth home run of the season ... knocked in three of Tech's 10 runs against Texas A&M on April 5, going 3-for-4 with three runs scored and his seventh home run of the season ... earned his first start at third base against TCU on April 13 in place of freshman Justin Berry ... went 2-for-4 with one RBI in Tech's win over Kansas on April 18 ... recorded a team-high four RBIs and his eighth home run of the season in the Red Raiders' win over UNLV on April 22 ... smashed his first career two-home run game in Tech's losing efforts to Missouri on April 25 ... finished the day, 2-for-4 with three RBIs.

Spent the season as the backup catcher behind Monk Kreder but did make 11 starts during the course of the season and saw action in 28 games ... ended the season with a .235 average ... compiled 51 at-bats and 12 hits along with five RBIs ... posted multiple-hit games against Tennessee on March 1, Texas A&M-Corpus Christ on April 2 and Nebraska on April 6.

Medical Redshirt

Graduated from Lubbock's Monterey High School in May 2006 ... played baseball under head coach Fred Oliver ... as a senior he was an All-District, All-City, All-South Plains and Second-Team All-State selection ... hit .406 with four home runs.

Born on June 17, 1988, in Oklahoma City, Okla., ... son of Rick Sweeny and Vina Mayo ... his father is a graduate of Oklahoma and is operations manager for Helena Chemical ... his mother is a seamstress ... has two older brothers - Jonathan and David...enjoys drawing and collecting movies and baseball cards ... majoring in exercise and sports science.

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