Played in the Missouri-Iowa-Nebraska-Kansas League with the Excelsior Springs (Mo.) Cougars... batted .310 with 46 stolen bases in 50 attempts.
Did not play.
Batted .268 (11-for-41) in 23 games... made 10 starts, all in left field... produced back-to-back 2-for-4 outings in a doubleheader at Dallas Baptist (2/20), scoring two runs... finished with a .354 on-base percentage... appeared in five Southland Conference games, making one start... scored three runs in SLC games and had one RBI.
North Central Texas College
Transferred to UT Arlington after playing two seasons at North Central Texas College for head coach Scott Harp... as a sophomore, helped lead team to a 35-18 overall record while leading Region V with 44-of-46 stolen bases... ranked fifth in the nation with 44 stolen bases... batted .350 with five doubles and two triples... named to Texas/New Mexico All-Star Game... went 3-for-4 with a stolen base while helping lead Texas team to All-Star Game victory... as a freshman, batted .330 with 22 stolen bases on 24 attempts... has played two summers in the Coastal Plains League for the Gastonia Grizzlies (2008) and Wilson Tobs (2009).
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Copperas Cove High School for head coach Brian Jost... a career .400 hitter with 67 stolen bases... tallied a .430 batting average during senior season with 28 stolen bases... helped lead Copperas Cove to its first playoff appearance in 31 years in 2007... named first team All-District and honorable mention All-State as a second baseman in 2007... lettered three years in power lifting and one year in football... a two-time state power lifting champion (2005, 2006) and member of 2006 state finalist in football... selected Academic All-State in 2007.
Son of Angel and April Lopez... born March 15, 1989... an education major at UT Arlington.
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