One of three players battling for the final spot in the outfield... A converted shortstop who can play either right or center field... The type of player who gets better each and every day... Constantly trying to get in the everyday lineup... A switch hitter with the ability to hit in the lead-off or No. 2 spot... Has made tremendous progress with his defensive skills... Playing with a lot of confidence... The only thing that he is missing is the experience factor... Will get better as the season progresses.
during fall drills
Started all three games in the outfield for the Purple Sox during the Fall Ball World Series... Posted a .100 batting average with two runs scored and a RBI... Went 1-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored in the Purple Sox's lone win.
as a sophomore (2002)
Opted to be redshirted prior to his sophomore season.
at dodge city community college (2001)
A one-year starter and letterwinner at Dodge City Community College in Dodge City, Kan. ... Hails from the same junior college as two-time all-conference shortstop Osmar Castillo (2001-02)... Helped Dodge City to a 33-23 overall record and a fourth-place finish in the Western Division of the Jayhawk League in 2001... A switch hitter who was among the team leaders in batting average (.349), stolen bases (15 of 17 attempts) and fielding percentage (.979)... Coached by Mike Jones.
at andover high school
A two-year letterwinner in baseball at Andover High School in Andover, Kan. ... A two-year starter on the varsity team and one-year starter on the junior varsity and freshman teams... Earned honorable mention All-Chisholm Trail League honors as a senior... Posted a .454 batting average as a switch hitter... Had just four strikeouts in 62 at-bats as a senior... During the summer of 2000, he was apart of the USSSA Kansas State Championship team... Lettered in two years in football and one year in wrestling... Part of the football district championship team in 1999 and 2000... Earned high school academic letter award... Coached in baseball by Brent Cottrell.
(Full name: Terrance Arthur Blunt) was born Aug. 14, 1982, in Mesa, Ariz. ... He is the son of Bryan and Jo Blunt... The youngest of three children, Terry has two brothers, Bryan (30) and Randy (26)... Comes from a very athletic family... Older brother, Randy, played baseball at Valparaiso, while his uncle, George, played baseball at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... His grandfather played football at Colorado and his uncle, Tom, competed in track and field for the Buffaloes... Is planning a major in operations management.