2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2013 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
2013 Big 12 Player of the Week (April 1)
Seven-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010-13, Spring 2011-13)
2014 (Sr.) Made 45 starts in 50 total appearances ... Ranked first on the team in runs batted in and home runs ... Ranked fifth on the team in batting average with .228 ... Ranked second on the team in total bases and slugging percentage ... Went 2 for 4 with one home run, three runs batted in, and two runs scored against Arizona State (2/14)... Went 1 for 3 with one home run, two runs batted in, one stolen base, and two runs scored against Austin Peay (2/21)... Went 3 for 4 with one run batted in and two runs scored against Austin Peay (2/22)... Went 2 for 4 with one double, two runs batted in, and one run scored against Cal State Fullerton (3/9)... Went 3 for 5 with two runs batted in, one double, and one run scored against Kansas (4/27)... Went 2 for 4 with six runs batted in, one double, one home run, and one run scored against Oklahoma (5/4)... Went 1 for 4 with three runs batted in, one home run, and one run scored against UTSA (5/13)... Had a six game hitting streak from 4/22 to 5/2…
2013 (Jr.) Started 40 games and made 45 appearances as designated hitter, pinch hitter, and outfielder ... Academic All-Big 12 first team ... All-Big 12 honorable mention ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2012, Spring 2013) ... Led team with five homers ... Ranked fourth on team in slugging percentage at .359 and RBI with 29 ... Had first career homer and first multi-hit game, going 2-for-5 against Illinois (March 9) ... Versus Kansas State on March 29, hit an eighth inning game-tying two-run homer and followed with a 13th inning walk-off two-run homer ... Set single-game career highs in home runs (2), total bases (9), and RBI (5) while adding a steal versus Kansas State (March 29) ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week (April 1) after hitting .375 with two homers and eight RBI in four games ... Had a career-high four hits with one double at TCU (April 20) ... Had nine multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... Named West Coast League All-Star and All-West Coast League Second Team over the summer.
Played in 11 games, nine as pinch hitter and two as defensive replacement ... Team's second-most user pinch hitter ... Had first career hit with two-run pinch-hit double in win vs. UTSA (5/15) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2011, Spring 2012).
Saw action in four games, all as pinch hitter ... Did not record a hit on season, but reached base on fielding error against Texas State (3/1) ... Stayed on to play right field in ninth inning against TSU, only action as fielder during season ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010, Spring 2011).
Pitched, played infield and catcher for head coach Darien Dukes at McLeod High School in Linden, Texas ... Four-year letterwinner ... Helped team to 15-7 record and third-place district finish during senior season ... Two-time district MVP ... First-team all-district as sophomore and district Newcomer of the Year as freshman ... Also lettered three times in basketball ... Two-time district Defensive MVP ... District Offensive MVP in 2007-08 season ... Regional qualifier in track & field high jump in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Full name is Patrick Grayson Porter ... Born Sept. 9, 1991, in Austin, Texas ... Son of Greg Porter and Donese Barker ... Father played football and ran track at Texas A&M and Abilene Christian ... Biology major.