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    Landon Appling

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    El Campo, Texas

    High School:
    El Campo

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 185

    Position:
    OF

    Experience:
    3L

    B-T:
    R-R

    Landon Appling

    07/01/2014

    SEASON RECAP: 2014 Houston Baseball

    Cougars wrap up 2014 ranked No. 11 in the nation

    06/07/2014

    Baseball's Memorable Year Comes to a Close

    Cougars finish at 48-18 and two wins shy of Omaha

    06/03/2014

    Headed to the Supers! Cougars are Regional Champs

    Houston ties program record with 48 wins to improve to 48-16

    06/02/2014

    Comeback! Coogs to Play for Regional Championship

    Houston now 47-16 on the year; to play LSU on Monday for Regional Championship

    06/01/2014

    Baseball Stays Alive with 9-5 Win Over SLU

    Cougars now 46-16 on the year; faces LSU tonight in a must-win game

    HONORS & AWARDS
    2014 The American All-Academic Team
    2013 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2013 Preseason Conference USA Team
    2013 CollegeSportsMadness Preseason C-USA First Team
    2012 C-USA All-Tournament Team
    2012 All-Silver Glove Series Team vs. Rice
    2012 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2011 C-USA All-Freshman Team
    2011 C-USA All-Tournament Team
    2011 Commissioner's Honor Roll

















    SENIOR (2014)
    Wrapped up his four-year career, appearing in 57 games with 25 starts in 2014...Tallied 20 hits and 16 runs to accompany his 11 RBI and .222 average...Was 5-for-7 on the base paths and notched a .352 on-base percentage...Didn't commit and error with 85 putouts and one outfield assist for a 1.000 fielding percentage...Was 3-for-5 with a walk and run scored in the American Baseball Championship game vs. Louisville (May 25)...Drove in six on three hits during the Baton Rouge Regional, including two in the come-from-behind win vs. LSU to force extras...Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003...Finished career ranked first in program history with 52 hit-by-pitches

    JUNIOR (2013)
    Led the Houston outfield, making 53 starts in centerfield...Tallied 41 hits and 26 runs scored, while driving in 16 RBI...Hit .290 in C-USA only games and was second-best on the team with 14 runs scored in league play...Finished second in C-USA with 15 stolen bases in 18 attempts...Led the Cougars with 10 sacrifice bunts and finished among the league's Top 5...Drew 20 walks and tallied a team-leading 13 hit-by-pitches to rank in the Top 10 in C-USA...Had a season-high three hits, three times, vs. Houston Baptist (Feb. 27), New Orleans (March 15) and at Marshall (April 5)...Drove in two, three times, New Orleans (March 15), at Marshall (April 5) and vs. UAB (April 12)...Had 10 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games...Led Houston with a 4-for-6 effort with three runs scored, two RBI and three walks in sweep of East Carolina

    SOPHOMORE (2012)
    Notched an impressive sophomore campaign...Appeared in 49 games with 48 starts...Saw action in centerfield and at second base...Notched a .324 batting average...Led the team with 61 hits, 32 runs scored and three homeruns...Drove in 26 RBI...Tallied a team-high .410 on-base percentage...Drew 19 walks, nine hit-by-pitches...Was 10-for-14 in stolen bases...Hit .330 in C-USA play...Drove in a team-best 16 RBI on 30 hits in league games...Finished the year with 19 multi-hit games...Had a season-long 11 game hit streak...Wrapped up 2012 having reached base safely in 21 consecutive games...Produced a career-high six RBI in a win over No. 6 Rice (May 4)...Drove in the game-winning RBI with a single in the 12th inning in a win over Tulane (May 11)...Tied a C-USA Tournament record with five hits in a game, a career-high, vs. Southern Miss (May 24)...Scored at least two runs in nine different games...Racked up three runs scored in two different contests (Southern Miss (May 24), Delaware (Feb. 18)...Tallied a career-high three stolen bases in a win over Marshall (April 20)...Made an impressive showing at the C-USA Championship...Hit .615 with eight hits and five runs scored to lead Houston...Notched a .667 on-base percentage in the three games played

    FRESHMAN (2011)
    Made his first career start in centerfield on opening day against UT-Arlington, scored two runs and had one RBI (Feb. 18)...Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored against the Mavericks (Feb. 19)...Had two RBI against Texas A&M (March 6)...Scored three runs against Texas Southern (March 9)...Was 3-for-5 at the plate with a RBI and scored run against the Golden Flashes (March 19)...Went 2-for-4 from the plate, including one RBI and one scored run against TCU (March 25)...Finished with two RBI and one scored run against the Horned Frogs (March 26)...Batted 2-for-5 with a double and one RBI against Tulane (April 1)...Went 3-for-4 against the Green Wave with two scored run (April 2)...Recorded a 3-for-5 performance with five RBI and two scored runs against Marshall (April 15)...Went 2-for-5, with one scored run against the Thundering Herd (April 17)...Went 2-for-4 against Memphis with a homerun, three RBI and two scored runs (May 21)...C-USA Championship: Was 2-for-4 from the plate with one scored run and two RBI in the tournament opener against East Carolina (May 25)... Against Southern Miss, went 2-for-5 with one scored run and one RBI (May 26)...Finished with a 2-for-4 performance and a double against Tulane (May 27)

    EL CAMPO HIGH SCHOOL
    Played under head coach Kerry Brandl...Senior (2010): First Team All-District catcher...All-State Catcher...Named the Victoria Area Player of the Year...Junior (2009): First Team All-District catcher...First Team All-State catcher...Victoria Area Player of the Year...Sophomore (2008): First Team All-District utility player...Also played running back in high school... Earned District MVP honors as a junior and senior...Graduated in the Top 10 percent of his class...Named to the Superintendent's Honor Roll....Student Council member...Member of the 2006 Junior Little League World Series Champion team...Drafted by the Colorado Rockies out of high school

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Landon Parma Appling...Born Aug. 29, 1991 in Wharton, Texas...Son of Mark and Phyllis Appling...Also recruited by Texas, McNeese State and Wake Forest... Brother, Dustin, played football and ran track at Texas A&M-Kingsville...Sister, Meagen cheered at Texas...Father, Mark, played football at WCJC and Sam Houston State...Hobbies include fishing...Undecided major

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