McGruder's - Printable Bio
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Games Played (Season): 51 (2010)
Games Started (Season): 49 (2011)
At-Bats: 6 2x, at #14 Baylor (3/20/11)*
Runs: 4 2x, at Kansas (4/25/10)*
Hits: 4 4x, at Kansas (4/25/10)*
RBI: 6, at Kansas (4/25/10)
Doubles: 2, at Kansas (4/25/10)
Triples: 2 2x, vs. Northern Illinois (2/27/11)*
Home Runs: 1 9x, at Michigan (5/11/11)*
Walks: 3 2x, at Dallas Baptist (4/14/10)*
Strikeouts: 4, vs. #5 Texas A&M (4/10/11)
Stolen Bases: 3, vs. UNLV (3/1/11)
Hit Streak: 8 games 2x (3/18-4/1/11)*
* Indicates most recent high
Played in 100 games (97 starts) while batting .308 (110-for-357) with 85 runs scored, nine doubles, seven triples, nine home runs, 61 RBI, 65 walks, 33 hit-by-pitch, 51-of-61 stolen bases, .448 slugging percentage and .452 on-base percentage... recorded 28 multi-hit games, including four four-hit games and eight three-hit games... notched 12 multiple RBI games, including one five-RBI game, one four-RBI contest and three three-RBI games... tallied 13 multiple stolen base games... posted nine bunt base hits... became the fastest Texas Tech player to reach 50 career stolen bases (96 games) since 1996 (Matt Kastelic, 64 games - 1995-96)... third fastest Tech player to reach 50 career stolen bases in school history (Matt Kastelic, 64 games - 1995-96; Kent Blassingame, 84 games - 1991-92)...ranks fourth in Texas Tech career Big 12 Games Only history with 22 stolen bases... has the most career stolen bases in Big 12 games since Cody Fuller (31, 2002-2005), who holds the school record... ranks sixth in Texas Tech career Big 12 Games Only history with 145 assists... became the first player in Texas Tech history to lead the Red Raiders in triples and stolen bases in back-to-back seasons (2010-2011)... became the first Red Raider to lead the team in triples in back-to-back seasons since 2007-08 (Roger Kieschnick)... became the first Red Raider to lead the team in stolen bases in back-to-back seasons since 1995-96 (Matt Kastelic)... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 48 games (48 starts) batting .320 (62-for-194) with 42 runs, five doubles, one triple, six home runs, 36 RBI, 22 walks, 17 hit-by-pitch, 22-of-27 stolen bases, .448 slugging percentage and .428 on-base percentage.
Played for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League... helped lead the team to the best overall record in the league (29-15) and to a regular season western division championship... in 13 games batted .261 (6-for-23) with five runs, one RBI, one walk and six stolen bases... played with Texas Tech teammate Trey Masek for the final half of the summer schedule.
All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 first team (Waco Tribune-Herald)... All-Big 12 first team (College Baseball Daily)... Brooks Wallace Classic Most Outstanding Player... Brooks Wallace Classic All-Tournament Team (OF)... Red Raider Classic All-Tournament Team (UTL)... Big 12 Player of the Week (3/28)... Baseball America: "Fastest Runner" (Big 12)... Baseball America: "Best Base Runner" (Big 12)... CollegeBaseballInsider.com: "Best Base Runner" (Big 12)... ranks second in Texas Tech single-season history with 25 hit-by-pitch... most HBP by a Red Raider since 2002 (Nick Blankenship, 28 - school record)... played in and started 49 games while starting 33 games at second base,14 games in left field and two at designated hitter... batted leadoff 39 times, two-hole eight times and in the three-hole twice... batted .293 (51-for-174) with 38 runs, three doubles, four triples, two home runs, 29 RBI, 35 walks, 25 hit-by-pitch, 28-of-34 stolen bases, .391 slugging percentage, .470 on-base percentage and fielded .960 (81 putouts, 112 assists, eight errors)... led team in triples (4), hit-by-pitch (25), on-base percentage (.470) and stolen bases (28)... four triples are the most by a Red Raider since 2007 (Roger Kieschnick, 5)... 28 stolen bases are the most by a Red Raider since 2004 (Josh Brady, 34)... BIG 12 CONFERENCE RANKINGS: second in on-base percentage (.470)... third in stolen bases (28)... seventh in walks (35)... 29th in batting average (.293)... NCAA RANKINGS: third in hit-by-pitch per game (0.51)... fourth in hit-by-pitch (25)... 10th in stolen bases per game (0.57)... 26th in stolen bases (28)... in 15 games (15 starts) against nationally-ranked opponents batted .241 (14-for-58) with eight runs, seven RBI, six walks, nine hit-by-pitch, 7-of-8 stolen bases, .966 fielding percentage (25 putouts, 32 assists, 2 errors), .241 slugging percentage and .397 on-base percentage... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 21 games (21 starts) batted .275 (22-for-80) with 15 runs, one double, one triple, one home run, 12 RBI, 12 walks, led team with 12 hit-by-pitch, 8-of-9 stolen bases, .961 fielding percentage (34 putouts, 64 assists, 4 errors), .350 slugging percentage and led the team with a .442 on-base percentage... 12 hit-by-pitch is a Texas Tech all-time record during a Big 12 season... ranked 35th in the league batting .275 during Big 12 games and also ranked fourth in stolen bases (8) and sixth in on-base percentage (.442)... in 30 home games batted .330 (32-for-97) with 24 runs, two doubles, four triples, one home run, 17 RBI, 27 walks, 18 hit-by-pitch, 21-of-25 stolen bases, .464 slugging percentage and .535 on-base percentage... led the team in five statistical categories in games played at home... in 19 road/neutral site games batted .247 (19-for-77) with 14 runs, one double, one home run, 12 RBI, eight walks, seven hit-by-pitch, 7-of-9 stolen bases, .299 slugging percentage and .370 on-base percentage... batted .327 (17-for-52) against left-handed pitching... batted .279 (34-for-122) against right-handed pitching... batted .347 (26-for-75) with runners on base... batted .253 (25-for-99) with the bases empty... batted .415 (22-for-53) with runners in scoring position... led team batting .333 (18-for-54) with two outs... tallied 11 two-out RBI... tied for team lead with five game-tying RBI... second on the team with 10 infield hits... notched four bunt hits... third on the team with two outfield assists... had two game-winning RBI... recorded 12 multi-hit games, including a team-high seven three-hit games... tallied five multiple RBI games, including one four-RBI game and two three-RBI contests... recorded multiple stolen bases eight times... posted a season-high eight-game hit streak (3/18-4/1) batting .411 (14-for-34) with nine runs, two doubles, one triple, nine RBI, five walks, two hit-by-pitch, 4-of-4 stolen bases, .529 slugging percentage and .512 on-base percentage... reached base safely in 39 consecutive games (May 23, 2010-April 15, 2011) with a base hit, walk or hit-by-pitch... became the first Texas Tech player since 2006 (Joey Callendar) to reach base safely in 35 straight games and streak of 39 consecutive games reaching safely is the longest for a Red Raider since Cameron Blair reached safely in 53 straight games from 2004-2005... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... made season debut going 3-for-5 with a run scored and RBI on Opening Day against Western Michigan (2/18)... was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle going 3-for-5 with two runs, a double, triple and a walk against Northern Illinois (2/26)... went 3-for-3 with three runs, an RBI, two walks, two stolen bases and hit two triples against Northern Illinois (2/27)... when hitting his first triple against Northern Illinois he became the first Red Raider since 2008 (Willie Rueda) to hit triples in consecutive games... with his second triple in the game he became the first Tech player in over 10 years to hit two triples in a game twice during his career... earned Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic Most Outstanding Player honors after batting .583 (7-for-12) with five runs, four extra-base hits (3 3B), two RBI, 14 total bases, 1.167 slugging percentage, a .750 on-base percentage and two stolen bases in two games each against BYU and Northern Illinois (2/24-27)... went 1-for-3 with three runs and grabbed a season-high three stolen bases against UNLV (3/1)... three stolen bases marked the most by a Red Raider during a game in 2011 and were the most for a Tech player since April 9, 2010 (Barrett Barnes, 3)... went 3-for-4 with three runs, a triple and one RBI with two walks against Nebraska (3/26)... earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors after four games against Dallas Baptist (3/22) and Nebraska (3/25-27) batting .500 (7-for-14) with three extra-base hits, .650 on-base percentage and .786 slugging percentage... hit first career grand slam going 1-for-3 with two runs and a stolen base against Kansas (4/30)... belted second homer of the season - a two-run shot - going 2-for-5 with three runs at Michigan (5/11)... suffered a season-ending injury with a broken hamate bone during final at-bat at Michigan on May 11.
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America... became the sixth Freshman All-American in Texas Tech history... joined teammate Barrett Barnes to become the first set of freshmen position players in Texas Tech history to earn Freshman All-America honors in the same season... All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (INF)... became first freshman in Texas Tech history to lead team in stolen bases (23-of-27) during a season... most stolen bases by a Red Raider since 2008 (Willie Rueda, 27)... in 51 games (48 starts) batted .322 (59-for-183) with 47 runs, six doubles, three triples, seven home runs, 30 walks and 32 RBI... tied for second on the team in home runs, third in runs and fifth in batting... ranked fourth in the Big 12 in stolen bases (23)... in 16 games against nationally-ranked opponents led team batting .387 (24-for-62) with 18 runs, four home runs, nine RBI and 5-of-7 stolen bases... DURING BIG 12 CONFERENCE PLAY... in 27 games (27 starts) batted .351 (40-for-114) with 27 runs, four doubles, five home runs, 24 RBI and was 14-of-18 in stolen bases...led conference with 14-of-18 stolen bases... second highest batting average among league freshman (behind only teammate Barrett Barnes - .352) batting .351 (40-for-114)... ranked fourth in conference - and led all league freshman - with 40 base hits... fifth in conference with 114 at-bats... third in conference with 83 assists... sixth in conference with 27 runs scored... in 27 home games batted .319 (30-for-94) with four home runs, 12 RBI with 14-of-17 stolen bases... in 24 road/neutral site games led team batting .326 (29-for-89) with 22 runs, five doubles, three triples, three home runs and 20 RBI with 9-of-10 stolen bases... in three games at the Big 12 Championships batted .182 (2-for-11) with one run, one double and two walks... batted .250 (12-for-48) against left-handed pitching... led team batting .348 (47-for-135) against right-handed pitching... batted .373 (28-for-75) with runners on base... batted .287 (31-for-108) with bases empty... batted .375 (18-for-48) with runners in scoring position... batted .325 (13-for-40) with two outs... tallied 10 two-out RBI... collected 16 multi-hit games along with seven multiple RBI games... during season-high eight-game hit streak batted .500 (14-for-28) with two doubles, two triples, one home run, four RBI, four walks and was 1-for-1 in stolen bases (3/9-3/23)... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS... hit first career home run going 2-for-4 with two RBI at No. 7 TCU (3/14)... first career multi-hit game came against No. 7 TCU (3/12) going 2-for-3 with three runs, one walk and two triples... went 3-for-5 with two runs and a double at No. 23 Texas A&M (3/21)... first career four-hit game came at home against No. 20 Kansas State (4/2) going 4-for-4 with four runs, one home run, one RBI and one stolen base... batted .500 (7-for-14) in three-game series against No. 20 Kansas State (4/1-4/3)... went 4-for-5 with a solo home run at home against No. 11 Oklahoma (4/17)... had a career day going 4-for-5 with four runs, two doubles, two stolen bases and six RBI at Kansas (4/25)... batted .643 (9-for-14) with seven RBI and five stolen bases against at Kansas (4/23-4/25).
Played at three different high schools (Lubbock Coronado, First Baptist Academy and Mesquite Horn) before graduating from Coronado in 2009... earned all-district and all-state honors... helped lead First Baptist Academy to the state championship game in 2008... ranked as the 106th best prospect in the state of Texas by Baseball America.
Jamodrick Jamar McGruder... born August 4, 1991, in Lubbock, Texas... son of Billy McGruder and Calandra Mason... has two siblings, Monogany and Amir... a multi-disciplinary studies major at Texas Tech.