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Brock Simpson

Position OF
Height 6'2''
Weight 203 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Topeka, Kan.
High School Washburn Rural

Career Honors & Records: 

  • 2006 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team

Summer 2006: Played in 46 games for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League … Hit .253 with four doubles, three triples and 19 RBIs … Teammate of current Jayhawks Paul Smyth and Andy Marks.

2006 (Sophomore): Appeared in 61 games, making 47 starts as the designated hitter and six in the outfield … Hit .293 with five home runs and a team-high six triples … Scored 38 runs and drove in 33 … Enjoyed 16 multi-hit games … Hit safely in his first four games of the season at Hawaii-Hilo (2/1-2/4) … Had two hits and three RBIs at Lipscomb (2/25) … Went 5-for-8 with a pair of homers and four RBIs in a double-header against Western Illinois (3/5) … Recorded a season-high four hits at Nebraska (3/26) … Went 3-for-4 with a home run and a triple and three runs scored against Missouri State (4/18) … Collected five-consecutive multi-hit games from 4/16 to 4/22 … Drove in four runs against Bradley (5/12) … Scored at least one run in each of KU[apos]s Big 12 Tournament games, including two against Nebraska in the championship game (5/28) … Hit a solo home run at Oregon State in the NCAA Tournament (6/3).

Summer 2005: Played in 61 games for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League … Hit .251 and scored 18 runs … Teammate of current Jayhawk Ryne Price.

2005 (Freshman): Played in 39 games, starting 11 … Had four multi-hit games on the season … Missed hitting for the cycle by a single against North Dakota State on March 13 … Went 2-for-4 in his first collegiate start against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 6.

High School: Was a three-year letterwinner in baseball and four-year letterwinner in basketball at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kan. … Selected the league basketball Newcomer of the Year in 2001 … Was named all-league and all-city first team following both his junior and senior season … Honored as first team all-state and ANCA Rawlings All-Region in 2004 … The only player in school history to start every game of a four-year career on the varsity basketball team … Maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school.

Personal: Born Nov. 15, 1985, in Topeka, Kan. … Parents are Punkie and Teri Simpson … Majoring in business administration.