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Travis Graves
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Travis Graves

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mesquite, Texas

Last College:
Eastfield CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
C

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2009 (Junior)

  • Emerged as the team's No. 1 catcher in his first season
  • Led the team with eight sacrifice bunts
  • Hit. .254 with four doubles, a triple and two home runs for a .352 slugging percentage
  • Drew 22 walks and was hit-by-a-pitch six times for a .393 on base percentage
  • Caught 20 of 49 would be base stealers (41%)
  • Had only four errors on the season in 316 chances for a .987 fielding percentage
  • Pitching staff had a 4.60 ERA with him behind the plate and a 6.10 ERA with someone else catching
  • Caught 366 of the teams 571 innings, with only four passed balls on the season
  • Name to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and the Southern Miss AD's Honor Roll

    At Eastfield Community College

  • Played for coach Michael Martin
  • 2008 Junior College All-American
  • 2008 Easton Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2008 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winner
  • All-regional selection
  • Two-Time All-Conference Selection
  • Selected to play in the 2007 Texas/New Mexico Junior College all-star game at Baylor Univ., where he went two-for-three with a home run and threw out four base runners
  • Played in 57 games and hit .393 with 16 doubles, 16 home runs and 79 RBI as a sophomore all of which led the team
  • As a freshman, he hit .340 with 15 doubles and 10 home runs with 40 RBI

    At John Horton High School

  • Three-year starter for coach Darren Lackey
  • Helped lead his team to a district championship as a senior
  • Selected team MVP and all-district team
  • Hit .335 with 13 doubles, two home runs and 36 RBI as a senior
  • Had a .325 batting average with 10 doubles and 30 RBI in his junior campaign
  • In his sophomore season he hit .310 with six doubles and 27 RBI
  • Was a member of the Presidents List, honor roll and had a 3.9 GPA

    Personal

  • Son of Larry Graves and Phyliss Moore
  • Father played baseball at Dallas Baptist University
  • Originally signed with Delta State University out of high school, but transferred after one semester
  • Majoring in Sports Administration
  • Born on December 2, 1987

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