All-Region Honors For Pair, Yarbrough Adds All-America Honors
2012: Named a first team All-America selection by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and Perfect Game ... Named an All-South Region selection by the ABCA ... First team All-SEC selection ... Named a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Trophy, honoring the nation's top collegiate player ... Finalist for the C Spire Boo Ferriss Award for the top collegiate player in Mississippi ... Drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the fourth round of the 2012 MLB Draft and signed a contract to begin his professional career ... Started all 62 games played on the season ... Posted a career-long hit streak of 22 games from March 23 through April 28 ... The hit streak is fourth longest in school history and third longest in a single season ... Led the team at the plate with a .380 batting average and a team-leading 95 hits ... Posted a .508 slugging percentage as he hit 17 doubles, three triples and three home runs ... His .437 on base percentage was second on the team ... His 43 runs scored was second on the team for the season ... Finished the season ranked in the top 10 in the Southeastern Conference in six offensive categories (batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage, hits, doubles and total bases) ... Posted a team-leading 29 multiple-hit games and also posted 11 multiple-RBI games ... Posted a .989 fielding percentage as he committed only three fielding errors on the year ... Turned in a season-best 4-for-5 performance on three separate occasions, against Houston (3/11), No. 1 Florida (4/1) and No. 15 Arkansas (4/20) ... Went 4-for-5 with three runs scored and three RBI in the win over Houston (3/11) to help clinch the series sweep ... Went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI in the series clinching win over No. 1 Florida (4/1) and went 4-for-5 with three RBI, a run scored and three doubles in the series opening win over No. 15 Arkansas (4/20) ... Also came up with the game-winning hit in a 1-0 win over No. 15 Arkansas (4/21) to clinch the weekend series ... Posted a season-high three RBI on six different occasions ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all four games of the College Station Regional at Texas A&M ... Scored four runs on the weekend and hit .250 for the weekend with a triple and two RBI ...
2011: Started all 55 games of the season, making 50 starts at second base and five starts at third base ... Named an All-SEC second team selection ... Led the team with a .350 batting average and .542 slugging percentage ... Also posted 14 doubles, seven home runs, 38 RBI and 49 runs scored ... Led the team with 25 multiple-hit games, including five games with three hits and one four-hit game ... Also and 11 multiple-RBI games, including four games with three RBI and one four-RBI game ... Finished second on the team with seven home runs and tied for the team lead with 14 doubles .... Also posted a team-leading three triples ... Posted a season-long 10-game hit streak (5/4 - 5/21) ... Turned in one of his best offensive performances in the series finale vs. Mississippi State (5/14), going 4-for-5 with four runs scored and an RBI ... Drove in a season-high four RBI against No. 1 South Carolina (5/13) as he went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a home run ... Posted a season-high six assists at No. 17 LSU (4/3) ...
2010: Appeared in 61 games, making the start in 58 games ... Hit .283 with four home runs, 41 RBI and 39 runs scored ... Led the team with 22 multiple-hit games ... Also posted 11 multiple-RBI games ... Posted a season-long hit streak of eight games (3/16 - 3/27) ... Twice named SEC Freshman of the Week by the league office ... Earned the weekly honor the first time (3/29) after helping the Rebels take the series from No. 2 Florida and post midweek wins over Southern Miss (3/23) and Saint Louis (3/24) ... Went 9-for-20 with six runs scored and five RBI that week ... Named to the weekly honor the second time (4/26) after helping the Rebels to a midweek win over Southern Miss (4/20) and a sweep of No. 5 LSU ... Went 6-for-17 with five RBI and three runs scored that week ... Also hit his first collegiate home run in the eighth inning against No. 5 LSU (4/25) to spark a rally to clinch the series sweep ... Hit his second home run in the next game, a walk-off shot in the 11th-inning against Murray State (4/27) ... Also hit home runs at Arkansas State (5/12) and against No. 7 South Carolina (5/26) in the SEC Tournament ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all three games of the Regional ... Went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in the opener against St. John's (6/4) ...Went 2-for-5 with two RBI, a run scored and a triple against St. John's (6/6) in the final game of the season ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Paul Pool at Allen High School in Allen, Texas ... Played shortstop and second base ... Named 2006 District 8, Class 5A Newcomer of the Year ... Named District Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009 ... Also named a third team All-State selection in 2009 as he hit .457 with four home runs and 33 RBI ... Posted a career average of .376 with five home runs, 23 doubles and 12 triples ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Bill and Jeanie Yarbrough ... Full name is Alexander Wyatt Yarbrough ... Born August 3, 1991 ... Played summer ball for the Dallas D-Bat Mustangs ... Helped lead his team to a runner-up finish at the Connie Mack World Series ... Uncle pitched for McClennan Junior College in Texas.
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