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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:
2L

B/T:
L/R

03/18/2014

Meyer Earns National Player of the Week Honor

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

03/17/2014

Meyer Tabbed as Big 12 Player of the Week

Junior outfielder hit .538 and drove in 9 runs during week of March 10

04/18/2013

K-State Faces Big 12 Road Test at Oklahoma State

Wildcats looking to win the series against OSU for the first time since 2010

04/15/2013

Cats Continue Road Trip at Wichita State

K-State looking for first victory in Wichita since 2010

04/13/2013

Wildcats Respond with 11-4 Win at Iowa

K-State scores three runs in each of the first two innings

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

Game-Highs
At-Bats: 5, 7x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State)
Hits: 3, 2x (Last: 5/19/13 vs. Oklahoma)
RBI: 3, 2x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State)
Runs Scored: 2, 3x (Last: 5/10/13 at KU)
Home Runs: 1, 5x (Last: 5/11/13 at KU)
Walks: 1, 4x (Last: 6/9/13 vs. Oregon State)
Stolen Bases: 1, 2x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State)
Strikeouts: 4 (2/21/13 vs. Coastal Carolina)

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


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... Majoring in wildlife and outdoor enterprise management.