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2009 Baseball Roster


Rawley Bishop

Class: r-SR-3L
Position: IF
Height: 6-4
Weight: 195 pounds
Previous School: Houston HS
Hometown: Germantown, Tenn.

2009 (Senior): Named ABCA Second Team South Central Region ... Named Sun Belt Player of the Week, Second Team All-SBC and SBC All-Tournament ... Set six career records runs scored (215), home runs (51), RBI (201), walks (135), hit by pitch (37) putouts (1326) ... Ranks in the Top-10 in seven other categories games played (213), at bats (759), hits (267), singles (157), doubles (57), slugging percentage (636) and strikeouts (135) ... Drafted in the 19th round by the Detroit Tigers ... Ended season second on team in batting average (.398), home runs (14), slugging percentage (.651) and tied for second in stolen bases with seven ...Went 4 for 5 against Western Kentucky with three home runs, five RBI and scored four runs ... Opened season by going 3 for 5 with a home run, five RBI and scored three runs ... Began the Sun Belt tournament by going 4 for 5 and scored three runs ... Involved in 23 double plays turned by the defense.

2008 (Junior): Played and started 57 games all at first base ... Named ABCA South Central All-Region and First Team All-Conference ... Batted .372 with 18 home runs ... Tied for fifth for home runs in a single season ... Recorded a team high 19 doubles, 69 RBI and 64 runs scored ... Ranks third in a single-season for RBI and fourth for slugging percentage ... Batted .387 in conference play with 12 doubles, eight home runs, 34 RBI and scored 36 runs ... Notched a career day against Memphis going a perfect 5 for 5 with two RBI and runs scored ... In the opening series, went 6 for 12 with three doubles, six RBI and scored four runs ... Against UALR had two home runs, three hits, six RBI and scored five runs ... Hit a grand slam against Tennessee Tech ... Recorded 26 multiple-hit games ... Was 3 for 5 against Florida Atlantic with two doubles and three RBI ... Went 2 for 4 against ULM with four RBI ... Against Mississippi State went 3 for 4 with three RBI, three runs scored and a home run ... Went 3 for 4 against rival Western Kentucky with two doubles ... In the final game of the season was 3 for 5 against the Owls ... Hit a home run in five consecutive games from April 12-18.

2007 (Sophomore): Started all 58 games in which he played, missing two during the middle of the season due to injury ... Voted Second Team All-Sun Belt and to the SBC Championships All-Tournament team ... Batted .329 with 15 doubles and 17 homers, tying for sixth on the single-season home run charts ... Recorded a team-high 65 RBIs, ranking sixth in the single-season record books, and added 54 runs scored, second most on the club ... Drew a team-high 36 walks and was hit 13 times, setting a new single-season record ... Ranked 25th nationally in home runs per game, 39th in RBIs per game and 55th in slugging percentage (.648) ... Led the club with 29 two-out RBIs, accounting for 22 percent of the team's total of 129, and batted .337 with runners in scoring position ... Batted .304 with eight doubles, eight home runs and 38 RBIs against Sun Belt competition, walking 17 times and scoring 32 runs ... Collected two hits, including a two-run homer, in season-opener versus Jacksonville State ... Collected five hits, including a double and three home runs, as well as six RBIs and six runs scored in series against Bowling Green ... Went 3-for-3 with a double, two homers and three RBIs on Saturday versus BGSU ... Singled and scored once on Friday at Troy, starting a 21-game hitting streak, the longest of his career and longest by any Blue Raider in at least a decade ... Recorded eight multihit games during the streak, batting .370 (30-for-81) with five doubles, six home runs and 25 RBIs as well as 23 runs scored and 13 walks ... Had four hits in two contests versus Southern Illinois, going 2-for-3 with then career-high five RBIs on Wednesday ... Collected five hits in series at Arkansas State, including a two-run homer on Friday and two-hit contests on Saturday and Sunday ... Had a career day on Saturday versus Louisiana-Monroe, going 3-for-3 with four runs scored, two home runs, career-high six RBIs and two walks ... Hitting streak ended Friday at Arkansas-Little Rock with 0-for-4 effort ... Came back with two hits, including a double, on Saturday at UALR ... Went 2-for-5 with a run and one RBI in first two games against New Orleans ... Hit three home runs and had four RBIs versus Belmont, becoming just the sixth player in school history to hit three home runs in a single game and the first since Michael McKenry on May 8, 2005 ... Hit solo shots in the second and fifth innings and a two-run homer in the third ... Collected four hits in series against Florida Atlantic ... Recorded five hits in series at Florida International, including two homers ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, three RBIs, two doubles and a home run on Saturday at FIU ... Recorded eight hits in five games at Sun Belt Championships, collecting 10 RBIs with two doubles and a home run and scoring six times ... Had two hits, including a double, and drove in a run in opener versus Florida Atlantic ... Went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs against New Orleans ... Scored once and drove in a run in second meeting with FAU ... Had three hits, three runs scored and five RBIs in victory over UNO.

2006 (Freshman): First baseman who started 25 games and played in 36 overall ... Best defensive first baseman on the roster ... Posted nine extra-base hits with 19 runs scored, 17 walks and 16 RBIs in only 82 at-bats ... Walked twice, stole a base and scored a run in lidlifter at Jacksonville State ... Doubled twice, walked and drove in a run in first game of doubleheader at JSU ... Singled and walked at Belmont ... Singled, scored and drove in a run on Saturday against Missouri State ... Doubled, walked, drove in two runs and scored once at Lipscomb ... Walked and scored twice versus Austin Peay ... Had a solo homer against Western Kentucky ... Doubled, tripled, scored a run and drove in another versus Lipscomb ... Singled, walked and scored twice against Arkansas State ... Walked three times, scored a run and drove in another on Friday at Florida International ... Doubled, homered, scored three times and drove in four runs on Saturday at FIU.

2005: Underwent season-ending shoulder surgery in the fall and redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for coach Lane McCarter at Germantown Houston HS ... Named All-Metro by Commercial Appeal as junior and senior ... Batted .397 during four-year varsity career ... Two-time TBCA Showcase participant and member of Team Tennessee and Junior Sun Belt All-Tournament team in 2003 ... Played one year of football and two seasons of basketball.

PERSONAL: Rawley William Bishop ... Son of Bill and Ann Bishop ... Born November 19, 1985 ... Majoring in engineering Technology.



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