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Preston Beck
Preston Beck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Bishop Lynch

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
10/26/1990

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R


05/01/2014

BSB: Mavs hit the road to face UALR

UT Arlington is tied for fourth in the SBC with WKU entering the weekend.

12/20/2013

BSB: Fuller Smith joins baseball staff

Smith returns to UT Arlington after spending the last three seasons at Ole Miss.

10/05/2012

BSB: Scout Day set for Oct. 22 at Clay Gould

Scout Day is an invitation for professional scouts to evaluate current UTA players in a controlled setting.

07/18/2012

BSB: Mavericks in the Majors

A look at former UTA baseball players in the pros.

07/09/2012

Lance Day signs with the Houston Astros

Day pitched briefly for the Grand Prairie Air Hogs before being signed by Houston.

05/18/2010

UT Arlington at Texas A&M

UT Arlington lost 11-7 at Texas A&M on Tuesday, May 18, at Olsen Field in College Station, Texas.

04/23/2010

UT Arlington vs. Central Arkansas

UT Arlington defeated Central Arkansas 4-3 (13 innings) Friday, April 23, at Clay Gould Ballpark in Arlington.

04/20/2010

UT Arlington at No. 2 Texas

UT Arlington lost 21-2 at No. 2 Texas on Tuesday, April 21, at UFCU Disch-Falk Field in Austin.

04/13/2010

UT Arlington vs. Baylor

UT Arlington lost 5-4 against Baylor in 10 innings on Tuesday night at Clay Gould Ballpark in Arlington.

03/17/2010

UT Arlington vs. Oklahoma Christian

UT Arlington defeated Oklahoma Christian 17-9 on Wednesday, March 17, at Clay Gould Ballpark.

2011 (Sophomore)
Finished third on team with 19 multi-hit games... finished the season with a team-high five home runs... led team in outfield assists with eight... finished the season with 12 two-out RBI... second on team with nine multiple RBI games including a five plus multiple RBI game... had five go-ahead RBI... pitched in one inning with an ERA of 0.00 and two strikeouts... batted third hitting .307 in 55 games and finished second on team with 38 runs... led team with 31 walks... individual season high game with four runs against Louisiana Tech (3/16)... hit two doubles against Missouri State (2/26)... went 3-for-5 with one run and three RBI against Dallas Baptist (3/04)... went 4-for-5 with a triple, two RBI and four runs against Louisiana Tech (3/16)... went 3-for-4 with one double, a home run, three RBI and two runs against Southeastern Louisiana (4/10)... went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, three runs scored and five RBI against Central Arkansas (4/22).

SLC Tournament
Batted .375 (6 for 16) with four RBI, three runs and a stolen base in four starts in right field... had at least one hit in every game to extend hit streak to 20 games... went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and a stolen base against Stephen F. Austin (5/26)... went 1-for-4 with a game-tying two-RBI single against Nicholls (5/27).

2010 (Freshman)
Became third UT Arlington player to be named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American (Michael Choice in 2008 and Darrell Preston in 2001 are the others)... named honorable mention All-Southland Conference (OF)... opens 2011 season on a 20-game hit streak (UTA freshman record)... batted .420 during 20-game hit streak... led all Southland Conference freshmen with a .352 batting average (second on team)... led team with 82 hits in 322 at-bats with two home runs and 44 RBI while playing in and starting 56 games in the field... led team with 27 multi-hit games (19 two-hit games, five three-hit games and three four-hit games)... second on team with .409 on-base percentage... tied for fourth with 37 runs scored... had 15 extra-base hits (10 doubles, three triples, two home runs)... third on team in total bases (104) and slugging percentage (.446)... lowest strikeout total (28) among UTA players with at least 2.5 at-bats per game... batted .346 with 11 extra-base hits in SLC games... hit first-career home run at UTSA (3/21)... hit a walk-off RBI double to beat Stephen F. Austin (5/7)... tied UTA single-game season-high with five RBI at Texas State (5/21)... fourth on team with 10 multi-RBI games... recorded 11 game-tying or go-ahead RBI and was third on team with 22 two-out RBI... led team with four outfield assists... started three games as a pitcher, going 0-2 with a 16.43 ERA in 7.2 IP... member of the Capital One/Southland Conference 2010 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll.

High School
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Bishop Lynch High School for head coach Paul Ahearne... led team to a district championship and to a state tournament (5A) runner-up finish... batted .517 with seven doubles, six triples and eight home runs with 45 RBI... tallied a 6-3 record with a 2.30 ERA in 48.2 innings pitched with 66 strikeouts... struck out a season-high 14 batters against Texas Christian Academy... named TAPPS (5A) first team All-State, District MVP and Team MVP... as a junior, batted .390 with 11 doubles, two home runs and 35 RBI... went 4-2 with a 2.10 ERA in 36.2 innings pitched with 47 strikeouts... selected TAPPS first team All-State (6A) and Team MVP... played 2009 summer with Dallas DBAT Mustangs... led team to Connie Mack World Series runner-up finish in Farmington, N.M... hit .318 (7-for-22) with six runs, two doubles, one home run and five RBI in world series action... named Connie Mack World Series All-Tournament Team (third base).

Personal
Son of Phil and Becky Beck... born Oct. 26, 1990... a business management major at UT Arlington.

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