Southern Miss forced a rematch with UTSA Saturday night
The Golden Eagles play an elimination game with UAB at 12:30 p.m., Thursday.
Southern Miss will play UAB tomorrow
The Golden Eagles (32-23 overall, 19-11 C-USA) won their eighth league series of the 2014 campaign
The Golden Eagles captured the opener 7-2, before falling in the second contest 8-0.
Named to the Conference USA second-team in the outfield ... Started and played in 55 games (49 in rightfield and six at designated hitter, in which he started on the mound in five of those games) ... Batted .317 with 10 doubles, two triples and two home runs to go along with a team-best 40 RBI ... Ranked second on the club in multi-hit games with 20 (11 two-hit, 6 three-hit and 3 four-hit) and was tied for second in multi-RBI contests (five 2-RBI, one 3-RBI, one 4-RBI and one 5-RBI) ... Named C-USA Hitter of the Week (4/1) after going 11-16 (.688) with two doubles, a triple and two RBI during the four-game week ... Had his season-best, eight-game hitting streak (3/22-4/5) ... Hit three-run, go-ahead home run in seventh inning against Missouri (2/16) which proved to be the game-winner ... Had four hits and doubled twice with two RBI against Alcorn State (2/24) ... Had a four-hit game against South Alabama (3/26) ... Went 7-for-11 in the UCF series (3/28-30) ... Knocked in a career-best five runs on four hits against UAB in the first game of a doubleheader (4/27) ... Added back-to-back three hit games against East Carolina (5/4-5) ... Had three hits and drove in four runs against SIUE (5/12) ... Collected three hits and drove in a pair against Houston (5/24) in the C-USA Tournament ... Also posted a 1-3 record on the mound with a 4.84 ERA in six appearances, including five starts ... Played for the second consecutive summer with the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod League ... Batted .287 in 33 games during the regular season with six doubles and 13 RBI
A Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American as chosen by the publication, Collegiate Baseball as a multiple position athlete ... Garnered second-team Freshman All-America honors from Baseball America ... Named Conference USA's Freshman of the Year, headlining the league's All-Freshman team ... Played in 54 games and started in 50 (38 in rightfield, 11 at designated hitter and once in centerfield) ... In six of his starts at designated hitter, he also was the starting pitcher ... Batted .330 with 11 doubles, five triples, three home runs and 38 runs batted in ... His triple total ranked first on the squad and in C-USA ... Finished ninth in the league in hitting ... Added a league-leading 18-game hitting streak for the season, coming from Feb. 19 (Nicholls State) to March 20 (Ole Miss) ... Batted .466 (34-for-73) during the streak with 16 runs, four doubles, three triples, two home runs and 16 RBI ... Led the team in multi-hit games with 22 (13 two-hit, 8 three-hit and 1 four-hit) and posted 10 multi-RBI contests (eight 2-RBI and two 3-RBI) ... Belted first home run of season at Louisiana-Lafayette (3/11), a solo shot in the 11, which proved to be the game winner on the road ... Registered an RBI bloop double down the leftfield line in the 14th which accounted for the only run in a 1-0 victory at home over UCF (4/13) ... Had season-high, four-hit game against Charleston Southern (3/2) in which he doubled and tripled as well as scored a season-best three times ... Also appeared in 10 games as a pitcher, with his six final appearances coming as starting assignments as the Golden Eagles' Sunday starter ... Posted a 1-0 record with a 4.01 ERA ... Fanned 17 in 33 2/3 innings ... Lasted at least five innings in five of his six starts ... Recorded only decision, a victory, at Marshall (4/29) in which he allowed just one earned run over five innings and also drove in three runs at the plate ... Did not register a decision, despite a solid 5 1/3 inning effort against Rice (5/26) in the Eagles' season finale in the C-USA Tournament ... Allowed two runs on four hits with two walks and fanned a season-best five in the outing ... Played in the Cape Cod League over the summer for the Bourne Braves, earning a place on the West All-Star team for putting together a .316 average over 32 games with eight doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 19 RBI ... Had a stretch in which he delivered three game-winning hits in the same week, two of which came in extra innings ... Provided the league's first-ever game-winning inside-the-park homer in the 14th frame to beat Yarmouth-Dennis as one of those hits ... Made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the spring and fall semesters
Named Mr. Baseball for the state of Mississippi in 2011 at George County High School ... Taken in the 20th round (612 overall) of the 2011 MLB Draft by the New York Mets ... Was 7-4 on the mound, striking out 99 batters in 65 innings while compiling a 1.83 ERA ... Made the Class 6A semifinals during senior season ... Batted .500, to go with his 14 home runs and 14 doubles and two triples ... Had 40 RBIs, despite batting leadoff ... Named to the 2010 Under Armour All-American game ... Ranked the No. 60 high school baseball prospect nationally by Perfect Game ... A 2011 Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen ... Named to the 2011 Rivals100 Baseball List
Son of Michael and Phyllis Robbins ... Majoring in Sport Management ... Born on February 1, 1993.
At Bats: 6, twice (last vs. East Carolina, 5/13/12)
Hits: 4 vs. Charleston Southern, 3/2/12
RBI: 3, twice (last at Marshall, 4/29/12)
Home Runs: 1, three times (last vs. East Carolina, 5/12/12
Stolen Bases: 1, seven times (last vs. Memphis, 5/23/12)
Innings Pitched: 6.0 at UAB, 5/19/12
Strikeouts: 5 vs. Rice, 5/26/12
Walks: 3 vs. Memphis, 4/22/12
Hits: 8, twice (last at UAB, 5/19/12)
Runs: 4 vs. East Carolina, 5/13/12
Earned Runs: 4 vs. East Carolina, 5/13/12
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