Made an appearance as a defensive replacement behind the plate, but did not record a plate appearance against Texas State (5/21).
Batted .246 with one home run and eight RBI and played in 26 games making 18 starts, including 14 behind the plate and four as the designated hitter... recorded 16 base hits, seven runs, two doubles and posted a 1.000 fielding percentage (85 putouts, 11 assists, 0 errors)... batted .300 (12-for-40) against right-handed pitching... collected five multi-hit games and three multiple RBI contests... tallied a four-game hit streak (3/7-18) going 6-for-12 (.500) with one run, a double and three RBI... had first multi-hit game of the season going 2-for-2 with a run, a double and an RBI against McNeese State (3/7)... went 2-for-4 in final game of four-game hit streak on the road against Texas A&M (3/18)... hit only home run of the season and added a season-high three RBI going 2-for-3 against Texas State (3/21)... equaled season-highs with two hits and five at-bats against Oklahoma State (4/15).
Batted .253 with six home runs and 27 RBI and played 46 games making 39 starts, including 27 behind the plate and 12 as the designated hitter...second on the team in home runs and third in RBI...fourth on the team with six multi-RBI games...began the season by delivering a mammoth home run to left center against Texas...collected a pair of hits and drove in a run in the home-opener against Louisiana Tech...delivered a two-run home run and added a double against Texas A&M...had a season-high three hits, and scored three runs, in a home victory over Northwestern...had back-to-back two-RBI games against Illinois and TCU...drove in a pair of runs in the victory over Northwestern State...had a season-high three RBI in the second game of the doubleheader at Nicholls State...ended the season on a three-game hitting streak.
North Central College
Transferred to UT Arlington after playing his freshman year at North Central Texas College...named first team All-Conference and All-Region while playing for the Lions.
A four-year letterwinner at Hebron High School...earned District Defensive MVP honors as a sophomore and senior...four-time first team All-District selection... a three-time first team All-District performer on the gridiron... earned first team All-Area and All-State honors as a senior.
Son of Steve and Karen Putman... born Dec. 19, 1986... grandfather, Ken Imy, played minor league baseball...a business major at UT Arlington.
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