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)
Made 45 starts at third base and designated hitter in 50 total appearances ... 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 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 five-game hitting streak from Feb. 14-21, including two games with two hits.
2013 (So.) 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).
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).
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.
Full name is Duncan MacRae Wendel ... Born June 5, 1993, in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Robert and Gillian Wendel ... Mechanical Engineering major.