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    Chris Wright

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Langham Creek

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 200

    Position:
    RHP

    Birthdate:
    11/13/1985

    Experience:
    3L

    Bats-Throws:
    R-R

    Chris Wright

    2007 Silver Glove All-Series Team
    2005 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    Righthanded reliever who ranks among the Conference USA individual leaders in appearances.

    JUNIOR (2008)
    Allowed one only hit with a strikeout in 1.1 innings of relief during the season-opening win against Pacific... Struck out eight in four innings against Stephen F. Austin... Allowed only one run with three strikeouts in four innings during his first career start at McNeese State... Threw a perfect inning of relief against No. 25 UCF during the middle game of the series... Struck out six in only 3.1 innings of relief at Texas State... Tossed 2.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts in relief during the middle game of the Tulane series... Earned his first save of the season after throwing a shutout ninth inning against Sam Houston State... Collected the win after tossing a shutout eighth inning during the Memphis series opener... Entered the fifth inning with the bases loaded with no outs but retired all three batters he faced with a pair of strikeouts at UTSA. C-USA Championship: Threw 1.1 shutout innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts against No. 28 East Carolina during the opener... Tossed 2.1 shutout innings with two strikeouts and only two hits allowed against UAB... Allowed only one run off two hits in the ninth inning to collect the save during the elimination game against UAB.

    SUMMER 2007
    Competed for the McKinney Marshals of the Texas Collegiate League.

    REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2007)
    Came out of the bullpen in 24 games and tied for the team lead with three saves and two holds... Was a part of three of the Cougars' four shutouts... Retired all four batters he faced to pick up his first career save against No. 20 Baylor during the first day of the Houston College Classic... Collected his first career win against Texas-San Antonio during the first day of the Southwest Diamond Classic.... Allowed only one run with a strikeout in 3.2 innings... Collected the win after throwing 2.1 shutout innings of relief against Princeton during the series finale... Threw a perfect ninth inning to pick up his second save during the middle game of the UCF series... Tossed the final two shutout innings to collect the save against No. 5 Rice during the series opener... Earned the win at McNeese State after holding the Cowboys to one unearned run with two strikeouts in 1.2 innings.... Collected a hold after tossing two innings of one-hit, shutout relief at Sam Houston State.

    SOPHOMORE (2006)
    Sat out the season as a medical redshirt following shoulder surgery in the fall.

    FRESHMAN (2005)
    Appeared in nine games out of the bullpen during his first collegiate season... Made his collegiate debut with a shutout inning of relief against Pepperdine in the series finale... Threw an inning of perfect relief at Memphis in the series finale.

    LANGHAM CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
    Lettered at Langham Creek High for head coach Armando Sedeno... Was an All-District 16-5A Second Team honoree.

    PERSONAL Full name is Christopher Michael Wright... Born on Nov. 13, 1985, in Houston... Son of Michael Wright and Mary Wright... Majoring in business.

    Wright's Career Bests
    Innings: 4.0, at McNeese State (March 25, 2008); vs. Stephen F. Austin (March 11, 2008)
    Strikeouts: 8, vs. Stephen F. Austin (March 11, 2008)
    Winning Streak: 2 games (Feb. 22-April 3, 2007)
    Consecutive Scoreless Innings: 7.1 (March 5-22, 2008)
    Long Start: 4.0, at McNeese State (March 25, 2008)
    Short Start: 4.0, at McNeese State (March 25, 2008)
    Long Relief: 4.0, vs. Stephen F. Austin (March 11, 2008)
    Short Relief: 0.0, at Memphis (May 11, 2007)

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