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    Caleb Barker

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Keller, Texas

    High School:
    Keller

    Last College:
    Grayson County CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 210

    Position:
    C

    Experience:
    1L

    B-T:
    R-R

    Caleb Barker

    07/01/2014

    SEASON RECAP: 2014 Houston Baseball

    Cougars wrap up 2014 ranked No. 11 in the nation

    06/23/2014

    FEATURE: Partners in the Pen

    Senior pitching duo of Chase Wellbrock and Tyler Ford excelled as leaders for the Cougars

    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

    HONORS & AWARDS
    2014 The American All-Academic Team
    2014 Baton Rouge All-Regional Team
    2014 First Team All-American Conference (C)
    2014 American Weekly Honor Roll (March 17)
    2014 Johnny Bench Award Watch List
    2013 Conference USA All-Academic Team
    2013 Johnny Bench Award Watch List
    2013 C-USA Academic Medal
    2013 Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2013 College Classic All-Tournament Team
















    SENIOR (2014)
    Earned American Athletic Conference First Team honors as a catcher...Was named to the Baton Rouge All-Regional Team and to the Johnny Bench Award Watch List for the second straight season...Threw out 30 runners attempting to steal...Appeared in 65 games, making 62 starts behind the plate...Fielded .996 with just two errors...Hit .225 with 46 hits and 26 runs scored, while driving in 28 RBI...Totaled 31 walks...Finished third-best on the team with nine multi-RBI games and totaled 12 multi-hit games...Tallied an impressive 22 game on-base streak to open the season...Hit a grand slam - his second of his Houston career in a win over Towson (March 15)...Drove in seven RBI in the sweep of Towson...Had two doubles and two RBI in win over Cincinnati (April 25)...Drove in two RBI, which tied the game, in the come-from-behind Regional win at LSU (June 1)...Had six hits in the NCAA postseason... 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

    JUNIOR (2013)
    Was Houston's starting catcher in his first season as a Cougar...Appeared in 57 of the Cougars' 58 games, making 54 starts behind the dish...Hit .251 with 53 hits, 28 runs scored and finished second-best and among the Top 5 in the league with 43 RBI...Totaled eight doubles and three homeruns for a .332 slugging percentage...Fielded .990...Led Houston with 12 multi-RBI games...Finished third-best with 15 multi-hit games...Rode a 10-game hit streak from Feb. 24-March 10...Tallied a season-high four RBI, twice, vs. Baylor at the College Classic (March 2) and New Orleans (March 17)...Had three hits and three RBI at Marshall (April 7)...Hit a grandslam vs. Texas A&M-CC (March 8) and homeruns vs. Texas A&M-CC (March 10) and New Orleans (March 15)...Doubled twice and drove in two in a win to cap a series road victory at Tulane (May 5)...Tallied four RBI in series win over UAB and three in series win over Southern Miss...Was 4-for-10 with two runs scored and four RBI at College Classic...Tied for team lead with six sacrifice flies to rank third in the league...Recorded two pickoffs and gunned down 16 attempted base stealers

    GRAYSON COUNTY COLLEGE
    Played two seasons for the Vikings under head coach Dusty Hart...Helped lead his 2011 team to a Region 5 Championship and a NJCAA World Series berth...Led the 2012 season to a conference championship while batting .369 with one home run, eight doubles and 37 runs batted in...Selected to the 2012 1st team North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference at catcher

    KELLER HIGH SCHOOL
    Was a three year letterman for the Indians under head coach Rob Stromp...Sophomore season: helped lead the team to a District 5-5A championship...Named to the District 5-5A All-District team his junior and senior seasons

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Caleb Ryan Barker...Born May 14, 1992 in Grapevine, Texas...Son of Terry and Karen Barker...Has an older brother, Nathan...Majoring in kinesiology

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