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Connor Wong
Connor  Wong

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pearland, Texas

High School:
Pearland

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
C/INF

Experience:
2L


HONORS & AWARDS
2017 Second Team All-American Conference (C)
2017 American Player of the Week (March 27)
2017 Johnny Bench Award Watch List
2017 Baseball America Top College Prospect (88)
2016 The American All-Academic Team
2016 American All-Tournament Team
2016 First Team All-American Conference (UTL)
2016 All-Silver Glove Series Team vs. Rice
2016 American Player of the Week (March 7)
2015 American All-Tournament Team












JUNIOR (2017)
Became the first Cougar since 2008 to notch 10+ home runs and 20+ stolen bases in a single season…Was tabbed a Second Team All-Conference honoree…Hit .287 on the year with 12 home runs – second-most on the team…Also tallied 36 RBI and led the team with 61 runs scored…Stole 26-of-30 bases and started and played in all 63 games – the only Cougar to do so…Slugged .494 with 13 doubles, three triples and 12 home runs…Hit .301 in American play with eight home runs…Led off an inning with a home run seven times and hit five first-inning home runs for Houston…Had 19 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games…Rode a season-long 11-game hit streak from March 12-28…Drove in five RBI in a four-hit game, which featured three home runs in a win over Tulane (April 23)… Hit the go-ahead solo home run to put Houston ahead in the ninth inning vs. Iowa in the NCAA Houston Regional (June 4)…Led Cougars to a series sweep on the road at UC Irvine, going 8-for-19 with three RBI and four runs en route to being named American Player of the Week…Opened the year with a six-game hitting streak, which included a 3-for-4 effort with three runs vs. Wake Forest (Feb. 19)…Had two four-hit games at UC Irvine (March 26) and at Tulane (April 23)…Scored a run in 19 of the last 25 games of the season…Helped Houston to a regular-season and conference tournament championship title as well as the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Houston Regional…Drafted in 3rd round (100) by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

SOPHOMORE (2016)
Was a unanimous selection on the American Athletic Conference First Team as a utility player...Was one of just two Cougars to start in all 59 games...Saw action catcher, outfield and third base...Hit .304 with 70 hits -- second-best on the team...Drove in 30 RBI on 14 doubles one triple and five home runs...Slugged .439 and tallied an on-base percentage of .415...Was 9-for-11 in stolen bases...Finished with 18 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games, primarily as the Cougars' leadoff hitter...Rode a 13-game hit streak from Feb. 26 -- March 16...Had a season-high four hits in an American Championship win over Tulane (May 28)...Drove in a season-high three RBI twice at Tulane (April 30) and vs. Rice (May 17)...Led the team with 52 runs scored and scored at least one run in 31 of the games...Led off the season with a home run vs. Villanova (Feb. 19)...Had back-to-back games with home runs in the series win over Baylor (March 4-5)...Led Houston with 43 walks for an on-base percentage of .415...Had 12 games with two or more walks...Led the Cougars with a .412 average in the American Championship as he went 7-for-17 with six runs, three doubles and three RBI en route to being named to the All-Tournament team...Fielded .988 with just four errors and 315 putouts and 27 assists.

FRESHMAN (2015)
Started 62 of the 63 games at shortstop as a true freshman...Finished second on the team with six home runs...Hit .248 and slugged .382 with four triples, which tied a Houston freshman record...Had 13 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games...Rode a 17-game on-base streak during the season...Broke the American Championship record with six RBI in a single game in a five-hit performance in a win over Memphis (May 23)...Went 3-for-4 with three RBI on a double and home run in collegiate debut vs. Minnesota (Feb. 13)...Had a hit in each of the first four games of the season...Went a stretch in February where he had 11 hits and eight RBI in a span of seven games...Tripled and homered, scored three runs and drove in three RBI to cap a series sweep at New Mexico (March 22)...Had three hits in 11-0 win at Baylor (March 31)...Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in the NCAA Regional win vs. HBU (May 29)... Helped Cougars to an American Athletic Conference title, their second consecutive 40-win season and to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played an instrumental role on the success of the Pearland Oilers State and Regional Semifinalist teams in 2013 and 2014 under head coach and former Cougar letterwinner Anthony Scalise...Named First Team All-State as shortstop in 2014 and to the State All-Star game...Was a Second Team All-Region selection by Perfect Game

PERSONAL
Full name is Connor Sun-Han Wong...From Houston...Lives in Pearland, Texas...Born May 19, 1996...Son of Rachel and Matthew Maysey...Has one sibling, Jordan...Major is undecided.

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