UALR Baseball BIO
2 Casey McCollum


2010:
Started all 54 games at third base as a junior ... Ranked second on the team with a .310 batting average, and saw that number rise to .328 in conference play ... Totaled a team-high 71 hits and led the Trojans with 21 multi-hit games ... Closed out the 2010 season with six-consecutive multi-hit games, including a season-high four hits and three RBI at Arkansas State on May 21, batting .571 over UALR's final six contests (16-of-28) ... Ended the year on a season-high nine-game hit streak, and had five games with three-or-more hits over UALR's final 11 contests ... Ranked fourth on the team with 44 runs scored, 24 of which came in league play (second most on the team) ... Had seven multi-RBI games with a  season-high three runs batted in on two occasions ... Totaled 11 doubles, two triples and one home run, with his homer coming at Middle Tennessee on April 25 (game one) ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll for achieving a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49. 

Prior to UALR: Earned national Rawlings Gold Glove honors at third base as a sophomore at Eastern Oklahoma State, while batting .391 with six home runs, 44 RBI and 22 stolen bases ... Also received Bi-State Conference Defensive Player of the Year and Second Team All-Conference honors in 2009 ... Played under head coach Aric Thomas.

High School: An All-State selection by the Daily Oklahoman as a senior at Tupelo HS in 2007 ... Batted .568 with six homers and 15 stolen bases his senior year to help lead Tupelo to the state title ... Played for head coach Clay Wellar ... Also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Full name is Casey Lee McCollum ... Born Jan. 19, 1989 in Ada, Okla. ... Son of Kelly and Donna McCollum ... Has two brothers, Corey and Conor ... A health science major.

Position: Third Base
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 194
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tupelo, Okla.
Other College: Eastern Oklahoma St.
Experience: Junior College
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