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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

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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).

NOTES:
- McGruder is the 11th Red Raider to be named to the Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team... McGruder's selection gives Tech a total of five outfielders who have been selected - marking the most by any position for the Red Raiders... Each HCC at least one Red Raider has been named to the team... In 2004 three Red Raiders were honored, the most ever in a single HCC for Texas Tech.

Texas Tech Players - Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team:
2012 - Jamodrick McGruder (OF)
2010 - Michael Reed (OF)
2008 - Joey Kenworthy (2B)
2008 - Roger Kieschnick (OF)
2006 - Tyler Reves (DH)
2004 - Josh Brady (1B)
2004 - Michael Mask (OF)
2004 - Adam Fry (P)
2002 - Chris Phillips (P)
2001 - Jason Rainey (OF)
2001 - Kerry Hodges (OF)

 

 

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