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MJ Farthing

Position OF
Height 6'1''
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Reno, Nev.
High School Manogue
B/T Sr./3L

Honors and Awards

  • Three-time Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

2016, Junior season
Appeared in six games … Worked two walks in seven plate appearances.

2015, Sophomore Season
Appeared in four games for the Jayhawks … Finished the season with a .250 batting average (1-for-4) … Went 1-for-1 with one RBI versus Chicago State (2/26).

2014, Freshman season
2013 Fall Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll … 2014 Spring Athletic Director’s Honor Roll … 2014 Spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Appeared in five games for the Jayhawks … Recorded his first-career hit and RBI against Houston Baptist (3/2).

Bishop Manogue HS
Three-year letterwinner for head coach Charles Oppio and the Miners … Racked up First and Second-Team All-Northern Nevada and first-team all-state honors during his tenure at Bishop Manogue … Batted .424 in 31 games in 2012 with 47 hits, six home runs and 44 RBIs … Finished his career with a .415 average in 64 games, hitting 13 home runs and driving in 92 runs … Also a two-year letterwinner on the gridiron where he was named All-Northern Nevada Honorable Mention.

Personal
Born in Reno, Nevada … Son of Bob and Marilyn Farthing … Majoring in biology.