2013 All-Big 12 First Team (Unanimous)
2013 All-Big 12 First Team by Waco Tribune-Herald Two-time 2013 Big 12 Player of the Week (March 4, April 15)
Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2010, 2013, Fall 2011, 2012)
2012 NCAA Waco Regional All-Tournament Team
2012 Second-Team All-Big 12 (coaches)
2013 (Sr.) Started all 55 games at third base ... All-Big 12 First Team unanimous choice ... All-Big 12 First Team by Waco Tribune-Herald ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2013) ... Ranks third all-time at Baylor in most career hit by pitches (40), sixth in walks (123), tied for ninth in triples (9), 10th in on-base percentage (.425), 15th in starts (187) and tied for 20th in RBI (131) ... Led team in RBI with 45, triples with five, walks with 36, and hit by pitches with 14 ... Ranked second on team in batting average (.291), slugging percentage (.457), on-base percentage (.429), hits (58), home runs (4) and totals bases (91) ... Ranked second in the Big 12 in triples and walks, sixth in RBI and ninth in on-base percentage ... Ranked 40th in the NCAA in triples ... Went 3-for-4 with two RBI, a walk, run and double versus Rice (March 3) ... Earned 2013 Astros Foundation College Classic Most Outstanding Player (March 3) after going 6-for-10 in three games with six RBI, four runs, three walks, two doubles and a triple ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week (March 4) after hitting .500 (7-for-14) with 11 total bases, eight RBI, four runs, three walks, two doubles and a triple in four games ... Went 3-for-4 and scored two runs against West Virginia (April 7) ... Hit a walk-off homer against Oklahoma (April 12) to give the Bears a 2-1 victory ... Two days after the walk-off homer, hit game-game winning grand slam to win the series versus Oklahoma (April 14) ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week (April 15) after he drove in seven runs with four walks, three runs scored, two home runs and a double in four games, including two late-inning game-winning homers ... Led team with 15 multi-RBI games and ranked second with 20 multi-hit games ... Had nine straight games with at least one RBI from Feb. 23 to March 6 ... Scored multiple runs nine times ... Failed to reach base safely just nine times in 55 games ... Drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the 17th round (517th pick).
One of two players to play in and start all 66 games, all at third base ... Earned second-team All-Big 12 honors ... Tied for third on Baylor's single-season list with 16 times hit-by-pitch and tied for second with 16 total sacrifices ... Finished third on team and fifth in Big 12 with 51 RBI ... Ranked third on team sixth in Big 12 with 39 walks ... Led team and tied for seventh in Big 12 with four triples ... Finished fourth on team and 10th in Big 12 with .428 on-base percentage ... Tied for fourth in league with four home runs in Big 12 play, also finished fifth in league with .529 slugging percentage against league opponents ... Hit safely in 18 of 24 Big 12 games, including seven multi-hit games ... Hit .306 (26-for-85) in league play, including three doubles, two triples and four home runs ... Doubled twice and drove in three wins in series-opening win at No. 22 UCLA (2/24) ... Had career-long nine-game hitting streak snapped at Sam Houston State (3/21) ... Home run vs. Oklahoma State (3/31) provided eventual winning run ... In series finale vs. OSU (4/1), hit game-tying three-run homer in seventh inning after Bears had been no-hit through first 6.0 innings ... Went 84 games and 250 at-bats between times he grounded into double plays before snapping streak vs. Oklahoma State (4/1) ... Drove in eventual winning runs with two-run single in eighth inning vs. Louisiana-Monroe (4/11) ... Had career-high four RBI and finished homer shy of cycle in win vs. TAMU-Corpus Christi (4/17) ... Reached base safely in 28 consecutive games before streak was snapped vs. Texas A&M (4/21), second-longest streak on team ... Homered, doubled, drew three walks, scored three runs and added three RBI vs. UTSA (5/15) ... Drew bases-loaded walk to break 5-5 tie in seventh inning of NCAA Waco Regional elimination game vs. UT Arlington (6/2) ... Went 2-for-4 with home run, two runs and RBI to lead Bears to win vs. Dallas Baptist (6/3), forcing winner-take-all Regional Championship game.
Saw action in 49 games with 38 starts ... Started 32 games in right field, three at third base, two in left field and one as designated hitter ... Had 16-game on-base streak, third-longest on team ... Did not ground into double play in 131 at-bats ... Took multiple walks in seven different games, including three games with three walks ... Drew seven walks over three-game span (3/1-5) ... Had two singles and scored game-winning run in eighth inning of 4-3 victory vs. Kansas State (3/27) ... Reached in first five plate appearances at Kansas (4/3) ... Homered, had two singles, was hit by pitch twice and drove in three vs. Jayhawks ... Had half of Bears' six hits with 3-for-4 effort vs. No. 8 Texas (4/8) ... Accounted for career-high 11 total bases with two home runs and triple vs. UT ... Reached in final five plate appearances of win at UT Arlington (4/12), recording three walks, stolen base, single and go-ahead two-run triple ... Homered in fourth inning to break scoreless tie vs. Missouri (4/21) ... Hit leadoff for first time and went 3-for-5 with two runs and RBI at No. 10 TCU (5/10), but was injured in game and missed last seven regular-season games.
Played in 41 games, 28 of which were starts ... Started 22 games in right field, six as designated hitter ... Started season in 1-for-24 slump, though he drew eight walks during that stretch ... After breaking out of slump with two-run, pinch-hit triple vs. Northwestern State (4/7), hit .395 (32-for-81) over final 29 games played ... Doubled, drew three walks, stole base, scored run and had sacrifice bunt in season opener vs. Duke (2/19) ... Came off bench to hit two-run homer and scored pair of runs in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (4/10) ... In first start since March 3, went 2-for-4 with double, triple, stolen base, three RBI and two runs scored vs. Sam Houston State (4/20) ... Hit two-run homer in ninth inning at Texas State (4/21) ... Went 3-for-4 with walk and run scored vs. No. 2 Texas (4/30) ... Went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in series finale at Tech (5/16), giving him multi-hit games in all three games in Lubbock ... Went 3-for-4 with walk, run and two RBI vs. Dallas Baptist (5/18) ... Hit two-run game-winning homer, singled and walked vs. Oklahoma State (5/23) ... Doubled twice, walked and scored run vs. No. 25 Kansas State (5/26) at Big 12 Championship ... Went 2-for-3 with double, walk, three RBI and run scored vs. No. 12 Oklahoma (5/28), giving him multi-hit games in seven of eight ... Went 2-for-4 with double, walk, two runs and RBI vs. Arizona (6/4) in Fort Worth Regional.
Sat out season as redshirt.
Earned four letters as shortstop at Eastside Catholic High School in Bellevue, Wash. ... Played for head coach Bill Caudill first two seasons ... Coached by father, Curt, during final two seasons ... Crusaders were 17-5, division champions and reached state quarterfinals during freshman campaign ... Team won metro title and reached state quarterfinals with 18-5 record in 2007 ... Won division title with a 21-3 mark during senior season ... Two-time first-team all-league selection ... 2007 and 2008 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Top 10 player ... 2008 first-team all-state selection ... Hit .329 with four doubles, 16 RBI and seven stolen bases as freshman ... Hit .375 with seven doubles, three triples, 20 RBI and 12 stolen bases in 2006 ... Hit .508 with three home runs, eight doubles, four triples, 35 RBI and 16 stolen bases as junior ... Hit .510 with seven home runs, 10 doubles, five triples, 37 RBI and 17 stolen bases during senior campaign.
Full name is Cal Joseph Towey ... Born Feb. 6, 1990, in Bellevue, Wash. ... Son of Curt Towey and Julie Stewart ... Father played professional baseball, as did uncle, Steve Towey ... Exercise and Physiology major.