@UHCougarBB
Davis Named a First Team Freshman All-American

June 27, 2016

Description Goes Here

DURHAM, N.C. – Houston Baseball freshman Joe Davis continues to add to his impressive rookie resume as he is named a First Team Freshman All-American by Baseball America, the organization announced Monday.

Davis becomes the first Cougar freshman position player in the history of the program to be named to Baseball America’s First Team and the second Cougar in back-to-back seasons to earn a nod as LHP Seth Romero was a First Team selection a year ago.

The Austin, Texas native earns his third Freshman All-America honor after being recognized by NCBWA (First Team) and Collegiate Baseball.

Only 16 players were named to Baseball America’s First Team with Davis being honored at first base. Four from the American Athletic Conference were honor on the two teams led by Davis and OF Dwayna Williams-Sutton on the First Team.

FIRST TEAM
C     Cal Raleigh, Florida State
1B    Joe Davis, Houston
2B    Nick Madrigal, Oregon State
3B    Jonathan India, Florida
SS   Ford Proctor, Rice
OF   Seth Beer, Clemson
OF   Jake Mangum, Mississippi State
OF   Dwayna Williams-Sutton, East Carolina
DH   Kevin Strohschein, Tennessee Tech
UTL Luken Baker, Texas Christian
SP   Tristan Beck, Stanford
SP   Colton Eastman, Cal State Fullerton
SP   Davis Martin, Texas Tech
SP   Braden Webb, South Carolina
RP   Durbin Feltman, Texas Christian

SECOND TEAM
C     Joey Bart, Georgia Tech
1B    Grayson Jenista, Wichita State
2B    Richie Palacios, Towson
3B    Ivan Vera, West Virginia
SS   Owen Miller, Illinois State
OF   D.J. Artis, Liberty
OF   Darius Hill, West Virginia
OF   Josh Watson, Texas Christian
DH   Alonzo Jones, Vanderbilt
UTL  Tyler Holton, Florida State
SP   Tim Cate, UConn
SP   Jensen Elliott, Oklahoma State
SP   Ross Massey, Tulane
SP   Jacob Stevens, Boston College
RP   Chad Luensmann, Nebraska


MORE ON Joe Davis
Austin, Texas / 1B
Freshman All-American // 3rd Team All-American // 2nd Team All-Region // Rookie of the Year // First Team All-Conference

Davis enjoyed a banner freshman season where he was tabbed a First Team Freshman All-American by Baseball America and NCBWA, a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball, a Third Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball, named to the All-Region Second Team, American Rookie of the Year and a First Team All-Conference selection.

  • Hit .331 in 2016 for second-best average on the team
  • Led Houston in hits (78), doubles (17), home runs (14), RBI (58) and slugging percentage (.577)
  • Broke the all-time Houston freshman home run record (14) and RBI record (58)
  • Tied the all-time Houston freshman record in doubles (17)
  • Tallied 25 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games – both team-highs
  • Started 58 of the 59 games either at first base or designated hitter
  • Had a career-high four hits in a game (at Arkansas)
  • Drove in a career-high six RBI in a 24-6 win over No. 15 Rice
  • Hit first career grand slam in win over Rice and second vs. No. 11 Tulane
  • Named to Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team
  • Named American Rookie of the Year
  • Named First Team All-American Athletic Conference (1B)
  • Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team
  • Named to All-Silver Glove Series vs. Rice
  • Was a five-time American Weekly Honor Roll honoree
  • Named American Player of the Week (April 10)
  • Named to College Classic All-Tournament Team

SIGN UP FOR HOUSTON BASEBALL SUMMER CAMPS
Need summer plans? Join Houston Baseball this summer by signing up for one of the Cougar Baseball Camps … visit cougarbaseballcamps.com to sign up or for more information.


JOIN THE DUGOUT CLUB
Houston Baseball would like to encourage those wishing to support the efforts and success of the baseball student-athletes to consider joining the Dugout Club for as low as $25 a month or $300 annually.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

LEVELS
PINCH HITTER

For a minimum monthly installment of $25 or a minimum one-time gift of $300, supporters can take advantage of the Pinch Hitter level, which will guarantee an invitation for two to exclusive Dugout Club events and Houston Baseball team apparel.

DIAMOND
For a minimum monthly installment of $100 or a minimum one-time gift of $1,000, supporters can take advantage of the Diamond level, which will guarantee batting practice passes for two to any home game, invitation for two to exclusive Dugout Club events and Houston Baseball apparel.

**Cougar Pride points will be applied accordingly.

For more information on joining the Dugout Club, please contact the Houston Baseball office at (713) 743-9396.

For more information regarding Cougar Pride, please call (713) 743-GOUH


STAY CONNECTED
Stay up to date with all Houston Baseball news and highlights by following us on Twitter @UHCougarBB or on Facebook at /HoustonCougarBaseball. Fans can also follow head coach Todd Whitting @toddwhitting on Twitter.


 

 

02/19/17
Wake Forest
Wake Forest
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
W, 5-4
GameTracker Video
02/21/17
Houston Baptist
Houston Baptist
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video
02/24/17
Missouri
vs Missouri
Corpus Christi, Texas (Whataburger Field)
2:00 PM
02/25/17
Illinois
vs Illinois
Corpus Christi, Texas (Whataburger Field)
2:00 PM
02/26/17
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas (Whataburger Field)
3:00 PM
02/28/17
UT Rio Grande Valley
UT Rio Grande Valley
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/03/17
Cal State Fullerton
Cal State Fullerton
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/04/17
Cal State Fullerton
Cal State Fullerton
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/05/17
Cal State Fullerton
Cal State Fullerton
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/08/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/10/17
Baylor
at Baylor
Waco, Texas
6:35 PM
03/11/17
Baylor
at Baylor
Waco, Texas
3:05 PM
03/12/17
Baylor
at Baylor
Waco, Texas
1:05 PM
03/14/17
McNeese State
McNeese State
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/17/17
Alabama State
Alabama State
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/18/17
Alabama State
Alabama State
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/19/17
Alabama State
Alabama State
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/21/17
Louisiana-Lafayette
at Louisiana-Lafayette
Lafayette, La.
6:00 PM
03/22/17
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/24/17
UC Irvine
at UC Irvine
Irvine, Calif.
8:30 PM
03/25/17
UC Irvine
at UC Irvine
Irvine, Calif.
4:00 PM
03/26/17
UC Irvine
at UC Irvine
Irvine, Calif.
3:00 PM
03/28/17
Incarnate Word
Incarnate Word
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
03/31/17
UCF
at UCF
Orlando, Fla.
5:30 PM
04/01/17
UCF
at UCF
Orlando, Fla.
5:30 PM
04/02/17
UCF
at UCF
Orlando, Fla.
12:00 PM
04/04/17
Rice
Rice
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/07/17
East Carolina
East Carolina
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/08/17
East Carolina
East Carolina
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/09/17
East Carolina
East Carolina
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/11/17
Rice
at Rice
Houston, Texas (Reckling Park)
6:30 PM
04/13/17
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
6:30 PM
04/14/17
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
2:00 PM
04/15/17
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
1:00 PM
04/18/17
Sam Houston State
vs Sam Houston State
Sugar Land, Texas (Constellation Field)
6:30 PM
04/21/17
Tulane
Tulane
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/22/17
Tulane
Tulane
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/23/17
Tulane
Tulane
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/25/17
Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
04/28/17
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
5:30 PM
04/29/17
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
5:30 PM
04/30/17
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
12:00 PM
05/02/17
Sam Houston State
at Sam Houston State
Huntsville, Texas
6:30 PM
05/05/17
UConn
UConn
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
05/06/17
UConn
UConn
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
05/07/17
UConn
UConn
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
05/09/17
Rice
vs Rice
Sugar Land, Texas (Constellation Field)
6:30 PM
05/12/17
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
6:30 PM
05/13/17
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
2:30 PM
05/14/17
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
1:00 PM
05/16/17
McNeese State
at McNeese State
Lake Charles, La.
6:00 PM
05/18/17
Cincinnati
Cincinnati
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
05/19/17
Cincinnati
Cincinnati
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
05/20/17
Cincinnati
Cincinnati
DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
05/23/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/24/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/25/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/26/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/27/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/28/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
06/02/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/03/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/04/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/05/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/09/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/10/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/11/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/17/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/18/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/19/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/20/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/21/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/22/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/23/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/24/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/25/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/26/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/27/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/28/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA

#GoCoogs

#HTownTakeover


Twitter

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago


Instagram