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2002 All-C-USA Second Team
2002 NCAA Regional at Mesa All-Tournament Team
2002 C-USA All-Tournament Team
2002 Silver Glove All-Series Team
2001 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America
2001 All-C-USA Second Team
2001 C-USA All-Freshmen Team
Consistent offensive performer who causes problems for opponents when he gets on base... Fastest player on the team... Ranks as one of the school?s finest all-time base stealers after only two full seasons.
Played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod League... Led league with 23 stolen bases in 29 attempts.
One of only three players to start all 65 games... Led team for second straight season with 32 stolen bases... Was the fourth-highest total in UH single-season history... Topped Cougars with 68 runs... Set tone early in Baylor game at Astros College Classic by blasting a double to the wall in the team?s first at-bat of the season? Tallied three hits and added two runs against LSU in first game of series... Made a critical catch against the center field wall with a runner on second in the ninth inning in the finale of the LSU series... Also added two hits and two runs against the Tigers... Went 2-for-3 with a run and RBI against No. 17 USC during the second day of the Kia Baseball Bash... Blasted his first collegiate home run at UL Lafayette in the middle game of that series... Teamed with Jesse Crain to hit back-to-back shots against the Cajuns... Went 2-for-4 with two runs and a double at UAB in the finale of that series... Swiped a career-best four stolen bases against Tulane in the series finale... Blasted a double and later scored the game-winning run in the first game of the Southern Miss series... Batted 3-for-4 and added two runs and two stolen bases in the series finale at ECU... Went 3-for-5 with a run and two RBIs in the middle game of the Cincinnati series? Tied career high in hits with 4-for-5 performance with two runs, an RBI and two stolen bases against the Bearcats in the series finale... Went 2-for-5 with a run and two stolen bases against Sam Houston State... Reached base safely in his first five plate appearances on three walks and two hit by pitches and scored twice in the first game of the South Florida series? Went 2-for-5 with two runs, three RBIs and a career-best tying four stolen bases against South Florida in the series finale... Blasted a triple and went 2-for-4 with two runs against Southern Miss at Conference USA Tournament... Went 2-for-3 with a run and two RBIs against Tulane to help lead the Cougars into the C-USA Tournament championship game... Went 2-for-3 with two runs and a stolen base against Arizona State in the second game at the NCAA Regional at Mesa? Batted 2-for-5 with two runs against Arizona State in the championship game of the NCAA Regional at Mesa.
Earned Honorable Mention Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball... Second-Team All C-USA and C-USA All-Freshman honoree... Started in centerfield in 58 of the team?s 59 games, the most starts by any Cougar at one position... Ranked among the nation?s leaders in steals... Finished second in Conference USA with 35 steals... Posted the second highest stolen base single-season total and recorded the third-highest walk total in Cougar single-season history... Stole two or more bases in a game 10 times... Finished second in the conference for steals in league-only games (17 in 27 games)... Owns a team-leading 18 games with two or more hits... Third in conference with 50 walks... Had 66 hits in 58 games but only six were for extra bases... Led team with 55 runs and finished second with a .431 on-base percentage... Ended the season on a 32-for-86 (.372) streak with 20 walks and 24 runs dating back to April 7... Tied a career-high with three hits against Saint Louis (May 6)... Also had three hits in one game against No. 5 USC and C-USA rivals Charlotte and UAB... Maintained an 11-game hitting streak from Feb. 18 to March 10... Scored four runs against Charlotte (April 20), the most by a Cougar all season... Scored three runs in a game three times... Drove in two runs against Baylor on Opening Day and later two against Tulane (April 14)... Caught a career-best seven fly balls against USC (March 4)... Named to the All-Series Team for UH?s annual five games with crosstown rival Rice.
Was selected in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Houston Astros, the 577th pick overall... named a First Team 5A All-State outfielder by the Texas Baseball Coaches Association... played in the Texas and the All-Greater Houston All-Star Games... earned First Team All-District 21-5A honors as a senior in 2000... team compiled a 21-9 record as a senior in 2000... Coached in baseball by Del Hinze... also a basketball letterman and academic scholar for the Nimitz Cougars.
Born on December 27, 1982 in Humble, Texas... Parents are Carrie and Raymond Bourn... Broadcasting major... Played summer baseball for the Houston Bombers and coach Tim Tully... Chose to attend Houston ?because it?s the right place.?