2005 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Appeared in 50 games with 32 starts during his first collegiate season... Made his collegiate debut against No. 10 Baylor during the first day of the Minute Maid Park College Classic... Went 1-for-3 with a run and RBI against the Bears... Went 2-for-4 with a double against Pepperdine in the second game of that series... Batted 2-for-4 with an RBI against LSU in the first game of a doubleheader... Went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and an RBI at Memphis in the series finale... Started a two-out rally in the top of the ninth at No. 1 Tulane in the middle game of the series... Laced a pinch-hit single and eventually scored in the middle game of the USF series... Knocked in two runs during the Charlotte series finale.
Bellaire High School
Played for head coach Rocky Manuel at Bellaire High... Helped lead team to a 26-6 record as a senior... Batted .534 with 11 doubles and 34 RBIs as a senior on the way to being named a First-Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball... Was an All-State First-Team honoree by Texas Baseball News and the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association... Was an All-State Third Team honoree by the Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior... Named to the Houston Chronicle and Houston5ABaseball.com All-Greater First Teams and was recognized by Collegiate Baseball as a High School Preseason All-American... Invited to compete at the HABCA All-Star Game... Was an All-District 18-5A First-Team member for three consecutive seasons (2002-04).
Full name is Mark Nathan McGonigle... Born on Aug. 6, 1985 in Houston... Son of Ellen Maxey and Richard McGonigle... Majoring in business.... Also recruited by Rice, North Carolina, Arizona State and TCU.