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TJ Martin

Position Catcher
Height 6'0"
Weight 230 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Blue Valley Southwest
B/T So./1L

2016, Sophomore season
Started 17 of 32 games played… Batted .243 (17-70) with three doubles, two home runs and 11 RBIs… Made season debut against then-No. 5 Oregon State in pinch-hit fashion… Drove in a run against Utah (2/29)… Clutched up with a pinch-hit single vs. BYU (3/5)… Posted perfect 2-for-2 effort at the plate with a home run vs. North Dakota (3/11)… Tied career-high two hits and season-high two RBIs vs. West Virginia (3/26)… Matched season-high two RBIs against Benedictine (3/30)… Finished a triple shy of the cycle with career high in hits and runs scored vs. Wichita State (4/19).

2015, Freshman season
Played in 16 games, making seven starts… Completed the season with a .222 batting average… Four of his eight hits were for extra bases (two doubles and two home runs)… Had back-to-back games with home runs at Northwestern (5/5 and 5/6)… Hit his first career grand slam at Northwestern (5/6).

Blue Valley Southwest HS
Rated Perfect Game’s No. 2 catcher and No. 6 overall prep player in the state of Kansas… Held a high school career batting average of .451 playing for coach Rick Sabath at Blue Valley Southwest… Two-time first-team all-state… Participated in the 2012-13 Get Hits 4 Education Missouri-Kansas All-Star Game and the 2012 USA Baseball Identification Series in Cary, North Carolina.

Born in Kansas City, Missouri… Son of Kevin and Shelly Martin… Majoring in communications.