2001 (Sophomore) ? The Bears' regular starter at first base ... Also saw action in the outfield ... Played in 57 games and started 53 ... Excellent defensive player who had just five errors on the season (.990 fielding percentage) ... Finished second on the team with 21 doubles ... Had four hits in five at-bats with the bases loaded (.800) and hit .347 with runners in scoring position (25-for-72) ? Hit safely in a career-high 10 straight games (April 29-May 26)... Went 3-for-5 with a double and one RBI in win over Houston (Feb. 2) ... Doubled and went 2-for-3 with two RBI against Southwest Texas (Feb. 14) ... Had a great series against Nicholls State (Feb. 16-18), going 6-for-10 with three RBI ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week for his effort (Feb. 19) ... Went 2-for-3 with four RBI against Oklahoma (March 16) ... Was 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI at Kansas (March 23) ... Doubled and had three RBI against Kansas State (April 1) ... Was 3-for-4 with two runs scored at Oklahoma State (April 27) ... Had a great weekend against Texas Tech (May 11-13), going 6-for-11 with three runs scored and an RBI ... Hit first home run of the season, a shot over the center field wall, in last regular season game versus Texas Tech (May 13) ... Was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Oklahoma State (May 16) ... Second team Academic All-Big 12 ... Drafted in the 25th round (754th overall) by the Colorado Rockies.
2000 (Freshman) ? Outstanding hitter who moved from the middle infield to first base in January and never looked back ... Started 55 games and played in 60 ... Finished second on the team with a .312 batting average ... Had 15 doubles, six home runs and 35 RBI ... Made some incredible catches, including a stab of a line drive that saved Kyle Evans' no-hitter against Iowa State (April 15) ... Put together 22 multi-hit games ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 13) ... Had an eight-game hitting streak (Feb. 18-March 1) ... Was 3-for-5 against Texas A&M (March 4) ... Went 2-for-5 with four runs scored at Texas Tech (March 18) ... Had a great weekend at Oklahoma (March 24-26), going 6-for-11 with four runs scored and four RBI ... Was 3-for-6 with three runs scored at Texas (April 23) ... Went 2-for-5 with two runs scored against Texas A&M in the Big 12 Tournament (May 17) ... Also made an outstanding catch against Texas in the Big 12 Tournament (May 18) ... Named to Collegiate Baseball?s freshman all-America team (honorable mention) ... Second team Academic All-Big 12.
1999 (Redshirt) ? Redshirted.
High School ? Hit .312 with 18 runs scored, three home runs, four doubles, one triple and 25 RBI as a senior at Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas ... Also served as team captain and was named first team all-city and first team all-district 26-5A ? Was the only sophomore to start for the varsity team in 1996 ? Earned all-city honorable mention and second team all-district 26-5A honors in 1997 ? Also a two-year letterwinner in football ? Defensive captain in 1997 and was named defensive MVP at his school ? Named first team all-city, second team all-district 26-5A and honorable mention all-state ? Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Who's Who in America, the Winner's Circle and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal ? Full name is Michael Harrison Huggins ? Born Aug. 29, 1980 in Yorba Linda, Calif. ? Son of Mark and Kris Huggins ? Was recruited as a football player by Colorado and Oklahoma State ? Involved with Thanksgiving Feast for Humanity, Starving Artists Fair, Habitat for Humanity and the Animal Shelter ? Majoring in marketing ? Enjoys playing golf and the guitar in his spare time.
Huggins' Career Hitting Stats