UALR Baseball BIO
25 Justin Steelmon
2014: One of just three Trojans to start every game with 54 starts at first base… Led the team with 37 walks and finished seventh in the Sun Belt with that number… Was third on the team with 29 RBI to go with two home runs, two triples and four doubles… Went 3 for 4 with an RBI-double as the Trojans finished off a sweep of Creighton with a 7-2 win on Feb. 16… Road an eight-game hitting streak from Feb. 22-March 9 collecting 12 hits, including back-to-back games with triples against Bradley, over that span… Had two hits, two, RBI and two walks in a loss to South Alabama on March 22… Led the Trojans in a big way on April 6 against Georgia State going 4 for 4 with five RBI in the 9-2 win… Drew four walks and went 1 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored in the 16-inning marathon against Troy on April 18… Pounded a three-run homer against Troy on April 20 as UALR won 10-4… Went 2 for 5 with two RBI and his other home run against UT Arlington on May 2… Finished the year with a .366 on-base percentage.
Seminole State JC: Played for two seasons under head coach Lloyd Simmons … In 2013, hit .311 with one home run while hit .333 with four home runs in 2012.
Owasso HS: Played for four seasons under head coach Larry Turner at Owasso HS … Helped the Rams to State Championships in 2008 and 2009 and runner-up finishes in 2010 and 2011 … Named All-State and All-Metro First Team in 2011 … Led the team in batting average his junior (.451) and senior (.491) seasons … Also contributed eight home runs in 2011 and three homer in 2010.
Personal: Full name is Justin Wayne Steelmon … Born Aug. 13, 1993 in Tulsa, Okla. … Lives in Owasso, Okla. … Son of Stephanie Steelmon … Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in health.