Three-run fourth proves enough in series clinching win
HONORS & AWARDS
The American All-Academic Team
Third Team All-American Conference (3B)
All-Silver Glove Series vs. Rice
SOPHOMORE (2015) Made just two appearances on the year, one at third base and one in the outfield before suffering a season-ending injury…In season debut vs. Minnesota (Feb. 13), had two hits and scored three runs.
FRESHMAN (2014) Named to the American Athletic Conference Third Team at third base...Made a statement in his first collegiate season, hitting .321 to finish tied for first on the team...Appeared in 30 games with 29 starts in the infield...Tallied 34 hits and 15 runs scored with eight RBI...Broke into the starting lineup midway through the season on April 15 at Sam Houston State...Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored in his first collegiate start...Notched 12 multi-hit games, including three, three-hit games (at McNeese - April 29, vs. UCF - May 4, vs. UConn - May 22)...Had seven hits during NCAA postseason play, which included a two-hit, two-RBI outing vs. LSU in the Baton Rouge Regional Championship game...Drove in three on two hits in a win vs. Rice (May 13) to be named to the All-Silver Glove Series... 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.
LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL Was a letterwinner for the Vikings in baseball under Paul Kino and two-year letterwinner in golf...Played shortstop and third base...Was named team MVP after hitting .400 his senior season...Named varsity Newcomer of the Year (2011)...Was an All-District Honorable Mention (2012)...Was a Texas Rangers Area Code Tryout participant...Earned a first place finish in golf at the Arlington HS Invitational...Off the field, was a member of the National Honor Society and named a UIL Scholar-Athlete...Was a part of Mu Alpha Theta, Latin Club and Band...Volunteered as a Miracle League buddy and Mission Arlington.
PERSONAL Full name is Connor William Hollis...Born November 18, 1994 in Arlington, Texas... Son of Nancy and Galen Hollis...Has one older brother, Aaron and one older sister, Leslie...Majoring in mechanical engineering...in Honors College at Houston.