CAREER HONORS 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
2013 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2013)
2014 (JUNIOR) Made 45 starts at third base and designated hitter in 50 total appearances
... 2014 Academic All-Big 12 second team ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor
Roll (Fall 2013) ... Ranked third on team in batting average and on-base
percentage ... Tied for fourth on team in hits and RBI ... Went 2-for-5 with
one RBI and two runs scored against No. 19 Arizona State (2/14) ... Went
2-for-4 with two RBI against Austin Peay (2/21) ... Went 1-for-4 with two
RBI and one run scored against Austin Peay (2/23) ... Went 2-for-5 with
one RBI and two runs scored against Dallas Baptist (3/11) ... Had fivegame
hitting streak from Feb. 14-21, including two games with two hits.
2013 (SOPHOMORE) Appeared in 41 games and started 27 primarily at first base ... Academic
All-Big 12 second team ... Had first career hit on a double at UC Irvine
(Feb. 16) ... Went 2-for-4 and scored two runs in first career start against
Texas State (Feb. 19) ... Went 2-for-4 and hit a walk-off, two-run single to
center to give the Bears a win versus Louisiana Tech (March 6) ... Finished
season batting .276 with 32 hits, four doubles, eight runs, 36 RBI, and a
.333 on-base percentage ... Had 10 multi-hit games ... Had season-high
two RBI against UCLA (Feb. 24), Louisiana Tech (March 6), West Virginia
(April 6) and UT Arlington (April 30).
2012 (FRESHMAN) Played in five games off bench ... Saw at-bats in two games, going 0-for-2
as pinch hitter ... Had pinch-hit appearance against Lamar (3/3) and two
at-bats vs. TAMU-Corpus Christi (4/18) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor
Roll (Fall 2011).
HIGH SCHOOL Pitched and played middle infield for coach Dale Westmoreland at
Magnolia (Texas) High School ... Three-year letterwinner ... Helped team
to 2011 regional finals by hitting .415 with seven doubles, 33 runs and 25
RBI ... Also posted 7-1 record with 1.99 ERA over 50.0 innings pitched as
senior ... Earned first-team All-District 17-4A as infielder ... Academic All-
State honoree ... Participated in Houston 4A All-Star Game ... Teammate
of Baylor pitcher Joe Kirkland.
PERSONAL Full name is Duncan MacRae Wendel ... Born June 5, 1993, in Atlanta, Ga.
... Son of Robert and Gillian Wendel ... Mechanical Engineering major.