Houston back home for American Athletic Conference series
HONORS & AWARDS
Perfect Game Preseason All-American Athletic Conference Team
C-USA All-Freshman Team
All-Silver Glove Series vs. Rice
Commissioner's Honor Roll
Had his second .300+ season, finishing with a .313 average for second-best on the team...Appeared in 49 games and made 41 starts in the outfield and as the Cougars' designated hitter...Finished year with 41 hits, 17 runs scored and 21 RBI...Led Houston with a .434 on-base percentage to rank among the league's best...Tallied 27 walks to his 17 strikeouts...Slugged .405 with six doubles and three triples...Made just one error for a .979 fielding percentage...Finished with 10 RBI in league play and didn't commit an error...Had the third-longest on-base streak at 17 consecutive games...Notched 13 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games...Had a season-high three hits, twice, vs. Penn State (March 6) and vs. Texas A&M-CC (March 10)...Average never dipped below .300 from April 28 to the end of the season...Had a six-game hit streak from April 26-May 4, where he was 10-for-16 with two runs scored, five RBI and five walks...Finished second-best on team with nine sacrifice bunts and racked up the third-most walks with 27
Played a integral role for Houston in conference play during his debut season as a Cougar...Finished with 26 games played and 24 starts...Hit an impressive .326 to finish second-best on the team...Drove in 11 RBI on 31 hits...Made 15 starts in conference play...Led the Cougars with a .362 average in league games...Notched 21 hits and seven RBI with eight runs scored in the 15 games vs. C-USA competition...Tallied eight multi-hit games...Five of the eight multi-hit games came with at least three hits...Had a season-high four hits in a win over Tulane (May 11)...Scored the game-winning run in a win over Tulane (May 11)...Drove in four RBI on three hits vs. Memphis (May 18)...Rode an eight-game hit streak (April 13-27)...Had three hits and drove in two RBI vs. Southern Miss in the C-USA Championship (May 24)...Honored on the Conference USA All-Freshman Team...Named to the All-Silver Glove Series Team vs. Rice
BRAZOSWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
Played for head coach Bobby Williams...Senior Season: Played an integral role on the 2011 Brazoswood High School 5A State Champions team...Named to the All-Greater Houston Area First Team...Was a First Team All-County and First Team All-District selection...Honored as a Second Team All-State honoree...Led team wiht a .437 batting average...Junior Season: All-Greater Houston Area Honorable Mention... District 24-5A Honorable Mention... Second Team All-Brazoria County...Helped team to the State Semi-Finals in 2010...Played summer league baseball for the Houston Saints and the Colombia Angels.
Full name is Michael Paul Pyeatt...Born Aug. 31, 1992 in Lake Jackson, Texas...Son of Tom and Lori Pyeatt...Uncle, Ronnie Paul, was a swimmer at the University of Texas...Uncle, Robert Paul, played baseball for Hardin Simmons... Grandfather, Ron Paul, ran track at Gettyburg...Likes to play golf in his spare time..Majoring in ASLI.