Prior To UTA: Junior College standout at Seward County (Kan.) Community College, where he played for current UTA associate head coach Darin Thomas as a freshman?hit .389 with 12 home runs as a sophomore in 2001?earned Jayhawk West All-Conference honors as a sophomore?during summer following freshman season, played for Liberal BeeJays team that was coached by current UTA associate head coach Darin Thomas and went on to win the National Baseball Congress national championship?as a freshman at Seward County, hit .419 and belted eight homers??carried a 3.96 grade point average through his two years at Seward County, and earned the W.A Shuffleburger Award as the top male student-athlete academically, the Wade Johnston Award for Athletic and Academic Achievement on and off the field and was a two year member of the Dean?s List?a five-sport star at Elgin (Okla.) High School?a member of the baseball, football, basketball, track and power lifting teams?All-State on the diamond as a senior, and honorable mention All-State first three years?named Elgin?s defensive player of the year all four years, and offensive player of the year final three years?an All-Conference player in baseball and football as a junior and senior?played in the Sooner State Games as a senior?graduated seventh in class at EHS?a member of the National Honor Society and the Oklahoma Honor Society?listed in Who?s Who in Athletics?earned four academic letters?carried a 3.85 grade point average throughout high school.
Personal: Son of Pam and Mark Deevers?born June 23, 1980?brother, Dusty, played baseball at Oklahoma City University?a biology major at UTA.
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