Despite ending the season early after tearing the ACL in his left knee during the conference tournament, was drafted in the 45th round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Cincinnati Reds...An all-SLC performer, hit .319 with 10 home runs, 13 doubles and three triples...Posted 14 multi-hit games...Enjoyed a six-game hitting streak during the last month of the season, his third six-game streak of the season...Hit first home run of his collegiate career at Louisiana-Lafayette on Feb. 4...Went 4-for-9 with two runs and three RBI in a three game series with Arkansas...Had six games with three or more hits...Went 3-for-4 with one run and two RBI against Louisiana-Monroe on March 10, finishing the game a triple shy of the cycle...Started off the first ever UTSA triple play in that same series, teaming up with Brette Parrish and Nick Prater for the 5-4-3 TP...Went 3-for-5 with one run and an RBI against Texas-Arlington on March 24, then followed it up with a 3-for-5, three-run, four-RBI day in the series' final match on Sunday...Was 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI at Nebraska on April 18...Along with catcher Matt McIntyre, shattered the school hit by pitch record with 18, McIntyre finished with a record 19...Hit safely in 40 of 56 games during the season...Garnered all-SLC third base honors...Had nine multi-RBI games, including six with three-or-more...Posted a .413 on-base percentage and team-best .576 slugging mark...Picked up a team-high 110 total bases on the year to join his team-topping 39 RBI...Had a 12-game streak without a single strikeout...Posted a .933 fielding mark at third base with just nine errors on the season...Led the team at the plate in the fall with a .471 average, totaling seven doubles and three home runs with 23 RBI...Voted as team captain along with Justin Brandt and Danny Phillips...Pre-season first team all-SLC third baseman.
Obviously, the Reds really liked him to draft him last year and this year. What happened that he didn't sign last year? Sounds like a good hit for average third baseman with possibility for power later on.
'When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg.'
-Snoop on his retirement
Your Mom is happy.