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Mitch Meyer
35  Mitch Meyer
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Stilwell, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
02/18/1992

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/R

06/07/2014

Fisher Becomes Third Wildcat Drafted

Two signees also drafted: Goedert in the 15th, Lillard in the 30th

06/06/2014

Kivett, Meyer Selected During Day 2 of MLB Draft

Both outfielders taken in the first seven rounds, 16 picks apart

06/06/2014

Meyer Drafted in the Seventh Round by Milwaukee

Junior outfielder taken 206th overall by the Brewers

05/15/2014

Record 11 Student-Athletes Named Academic All-Big 12

Seven Wildcats were named to the First Team

03/18/2014

Meyer Earns National Player of the Week Honor

Junior outfielder selected as nation's top player by College Sports Madness

Honors
Big 12 Player of the Week (5/20/13)
Big 12 Player of the Week (3/17/14)

Game-Highs
Hits: 3 (Last: 3/18/14 vs. Air Force)
RBI: 4 (3/15/14 vs. Northern Colorado)
Runs Scored: 3 (Last: 3/18/14 vs. Air Force)
Home Runs: 1
Walks: 2 (4/4/14 vs. Kansas)
Stolen Bases: 1
Strikeouts: 4 (2/21/13 vs. Coastal Carolina)

Redshirt Junior (2014)

  • Hit .264 (39-for-148) with 8 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs, 26 RBIs, and 18 walks in 51 games
  • Started a career-high 45 games
  • His 18 walks were a career-high ... Had 4 walks in 70 career games between 2011 and 2013
  • Second on the team with 12 extra-base hits and 12 two-out RBIs
  • Tied for second on the team with 8 doubles
  • Named Big 12 Player of the Week on March 17 ... Batted .538 with 9 RBIs during the week
  • Had a season-high 9-game hitting streak from March 9-22 ... Batted .500 (16-for-32) with 3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs, and 14 RBIs over the span ... Added 4 walks to help give him a .564 OBP
  • Drove in a season 4 runs in game one of a doubleheader on March 15 vs. Northern Colorado
  • Had a season-high 3 hits in back-to-back games on March 15-18 ... Went 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs on March 15 vs. Northern Colorado and then went 3-for-6 with a double, a triple, and 2 RBIs on March 18 vs. Air Force
  • Walked a season-high 2 times on April 4 vs. Kansas
  • Went 5-for-9 with a walk in series at No. 13 TCU from May 2-4
  • Hit .400 (4-for-10) with 2 RBIs in series against No. 7 Oklahoma State from May 9-11
  • Batted .310 (9-for-29) in the month of May


Redshirt Sophomore (2013)

  • Batted .281 (36-for-128) with 5 doubles, 5 triples, 4 home runs and 34 RBI in 53 games (29 starts)
  • 17 of his 29 starts were over the Wildcats' final 20 games
  • 12 of the 17 starts were at DH while the other 5 were in right field
  • Hit .340 (18-for-53) with 7 extra-base hits (double, 3 triples, 2 home runs) and 17 RBI in 21 Big 12 games
  • Had a team-best 17 RBI over final 20 games
  • Finished in a tie for second in the Big 12 with 5 triples
  • Season-high 10-game hitting streak from April 30-May 19, batting .410 (16-for-39) with a double, 2 triples and 2 home runs over the span
  • Tallied a season-high 3 RBI on two occasions: May 12 at Kansas and May 31 vs. Wichita State in the Manhattan Regional
  • Drove in a run over 6 consecutive games from May 5-18 ... Registered 12 RBI over the stretch Hit a home run in back-to-back games on May 10 and 11


2013 Summer League
Played in 30 games for the East Texas Pump Jacks of the Texas Collegiate League (TCL) ... Led East Texas with a .376 batting average (44-for-117), four home runs and 34 RBI ... Was named TCL Player of the Week on July 3 after collecting 13 hits, including a double and three home runs, in his first eight games of the summer.

Sophomore (2012)
Redshirted due to injury

Freshman (2011)

  • Played in 17 games with six starts, hitting .323 (10-of-31) with three doubles, a home run and six RBI
  • Began career with a pair of two-RBI games against Western Illinois on March 6 and Long Island on March 11
  • Went 2-for-3 in the game against the Blackbirds
  • Recorded a career best three-hit game against Northern Colorado on March 30
  • Hit a solo home run at Creighton on April 12

MLB Draft
Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 7th round (206th overall) of the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft.


Blue Valley HS:
Lettered three years for the Tigers under head coach Matt Ortman... Earned First Team All-Eastern Kansas League (EKL) and second team all-state honors as a senior, while he was an honorable mention EKL pick as a junior... Led team to state championships as a sophomore and senior, including a 20-5 record during his final campaign... Hit .364 with six doubles, one triple, two home runs and 22 RBI as a senior.


Personal:
Mitch J Meyer was born February 18, 1992, in Stilwell, Kan... Son of Thomas and Rhonda Meyer... Father lettered in baseball at K-State in 1984 and 1985... Has one sibling, Payton... Majored in wildlife and outdoor enterprise management.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG BB HBP SO SB-A
2011 .323 17-6 31 4 10 3 0 1 6 .382 .516 1 2 4 0-0
2013 .281 53-29 128 16 36 5 5 4 34 .322 .492 3 7 49 2-5
2014 .264 51-45 148 19 39 8 1 3 26 .351 .392 18 3 39 3-4
Career .277 121-80 307 39 85 16 6
8 66 .342 .446 22 12 92
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