McGruder Named to Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team|
McGruder currently leads the Big 12 in stolen bases (11), walks (16) and on-base percentage (.569)
March 5, 2012
HOUSTON, Texas - Texas Tech junior Jamodrick McGruder was named to the Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team as one of three outfielders who were selected to the 13-player list.
McGruder (Mesquite, Texas) helped lead the Red Raiders to a 1-2 record at the tournament while batting .300 (3-for-10) with a tournament-leading three stolen bases and four walks with a .500 on-base percentage for the three-day classic at Minute Maid Park. Texas Tech lost to No. 4 Arkansas (1-3) and No. 4 Rice (2-6) before defeating Houston (10-4) on Sunday.
McGruder started off the weekend going 1-for-3 with a walk against Arkansas before reaching base twice and scoring a run with a stolen base against Rice on Saturday. McGruder completed the weekend going 2-for-4 with two stolen bases, two runs scored and a walk against Houston on Sunday.
McGruder currently leads the Big 12 in stolen bases (11) and walks (16) while being tied for the league lead with a .569 on-base percentage. McGruder has tallied at least one walk in every game played this season and has posted at least one run in 10-of-11 games played.
In addition, McGruder is the Big 12's active career stolen base leader (62-of-75).
Texas Tech Players - Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team: