UTA Sits Game Back in Standings with Three to Play
Mavs Have Won Eight Consecutive Games
UTA Moves into First Place in Sun Belt; Series Resumes on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Mavs Host Texas A&M on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at The Gould
Will Olson Belts First Career Home Run
Had a strong sophomore season as an everyday starter, hitting .260 (56-for-215) with eight doubles, four triples, seven homers and 41 RBI … Made 27 starts in center, 18 in right and two in leftfield, also making seven starts at first base … Had a .318 on-base percentage and a .326 slugging percentage … Owned a 19-54 walk-strikeout ratio … Led the team in triples and stolen bases (11) … In Sun Belt play, hit .303 (36-for-119) with five doubles, four triples, three homers and 29 RBI, stealing nine bases in nine attempts … Hit .208 in non-conference games … Batted .219 at home and .299 on the road … Batted .307 in games that UTA won and .208 in UTA losses … Batted .266 with runners on base and .247 with runners in scoring position, owning 21 two-out hits and a team-high 23 two-out RBI … Reached base as the leadoff hitter 44 percent of the time … Belted a homer in UTA's season opener … Went 3-for-4 in the middle game vs. Louisiana Tech with his second blast of the year … Belted third homer and drove in three at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the second game of the series … Went 1-for-2 with a ringing double and a pair of walks in a win over No. 4 Texas Tech in UTA's game at Globe Life Ballpark in Arlington … Hit a homer in the conference opener at Georgia State as the Mavs clawed back from a four-run first inning hole … Hit homer and went 3-for-4 vs. Georgia Southern in the second game … Belted a homer and had two hits at Dallas Baptist … Went 3-for-5 with a triple and walk in UTA's series opener vs. Appalachian State … Had a season-best 4-for-5 game with four RBI, a triple, walk, stolen base and homer in UTA's win at Texas State to clinch the Sun Belt Western Division.
Played in 52 games with 40 starts, hitting .270 (38-for-141) with 19 runs, five doubles, two triples, two homers and 19 RBI … Drew 15 walks, got hit by six pitches and struck out 29 times … Stole 6-of-10 bases … Had a .376 slugging and a .362 on-base percentage … In Sun Belt play, hit .289 (24-for-83) in 29 games and 26 starts, with three doubles, two triples, one homer and 10 RBI, stealing three bases … Hit .310 with two outs, driving in 10 two-out runs … Had 10 multi-hit and five multi-RBI games … Ran up an eight-game hitting streak … Made eight starts at first base, two in leftfield, 27 in rightfield and three as the DH … Reached base safely in 31 of 40 games started … Got first career hit with a 1-for-2 game off the bench at Louisiana Tech … Belted first career home run in a two-RBI game vs. Texas A&M Corpus-Christi … Went 3-for-4 with three RBI, a double and a triple vs. Arkansas State … Drew three walks at Georgia State.
Hit .400 with three homers and 25 RBI as a senior at College Park High School … The Montgomery County Offensive MVP … A first-team all-district and all-count selection as a senior … Named second-team all-district as a sophomore and junior … Played summer baseball for the San Jose Gators and the Houston Heat.
Son of Chris and Donna Vaughan … Has a brother, Tyler (21), who played baseball for a season at Weatherford Junior College … Is majoring in real estate … Born in Orlando, Fla.