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.
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