Newman stout in first start since April 12.
Bears become last team in Big 12 to drop first league series
Bears play longest Big 12 game in program history
Bears win at TCU for first time since 2009
Bears have won eight of last 10 games
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2013 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
2013 All-Big 12 Second Team by Waco Tribune-Herald
2012 NCAA Waco Regional All-Tournament
2012 Big 12 Conference co-Player of the Week (April 2)
2011 NCAA Houston Regional All-Tournament
2011 Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (May 23)
Five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2009-12, Spring 2013)
Played in 55 games, making 54 starts, at shortstop, and made two pitching appearances ... All-Big 12 Honorable Mention ... Waco Tribune-Herald All-Big 12 Second Team ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2013) ... Finished career ranked third all-time at Baylor in double plays turned (88) and sixth in assists (492) ... Ranked fifth in Baylor all-time single season double plays turned with 40 and tied for sixth in single season assists with 178 ... Ranked second on the team with 12 doubles, third in batting average (.286), slugging percentage (.362), hits (57), RBI (31), and total bases (72) ... Hit only homer of the season and seventh of his career against New Orleans (March 15) ... Had career-high four hits with two doubles and three RBI versus UT Arlington (April 9) ... Went 2-for-4 and stole a career-high two bases at Dallas Baptist (April 23) ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and career-high five RBI at Texas Tech (May 18) ... Ranked third on the team with 16 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... Allowed four runs on six hits, a walk, and hit batter in two innings of relief pitching ... Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 27th round (810th pick).
Played in 64 games, all starts as shortstop ... Hit .311 (29-for-90) with five doubles, two triples and one home run in Big 12 play ... Led team with 12 bunt singles, also had 10 sacrifice bunts among 31 bunts put in play ... Tied for team lead with five sacrifice flies, finishing with fourth-most total sacrifices (15) in a single season in program history ... Hit .438 with bases loaded (7-for-16) ... Had career-long 10-game hitting streak, which tied for fourth-longest on team ... Broke Baylor record for assists (175) by a junior, seventh-most in Baylor history among all players ... Tied then-career high with three RBI in win at No. 22 UCLA (2/24) ... Led off bottom of eighth with bunt single and scored game-winning run in 2-1 win over Memphis (3/11) ... Hit three-run triple in series finale of sweep vs. Texas Tech (3/18) ... Went 3-for-5 with two runs, RBI and double in return to hometown at Houston (3/27) ... Had second straight three-hit game by going 3-for-3 with sacrifice bunt and stolen base in series opener vs. Oklahoma State (3/30) ... Earned Big 12 co-Player of the Week honors (4/2) after going 9-for-17 to lead Baylor to 4-0 record during week ... Hit game-winning two-run double to break 1-1 tie in series opener at Missouri (4/5) ... Went 2-for-3 with four runs scored in series finale at Missouri (4/7), making him one of only two players in conference to score four runs in a Big 12 game during season ... Delivered three-run homer to cut deficit to 10-7 in comeback win at Kansas State (4/14) ... Went 3-for-4 with double and RBI in series finale at Oklahoma (5/13) ... Had career-high four RBI and scored two runs vs. Texas (5/17) ... Drove in game-tying run with sacrifice fly and finished 1-for-2 with walk, double and three RBI in Waco Regional Championship Game vs. Dallas Baptist (6/4), helping him earn all-tournament honors.
Saw action in 55 games and made 51 starts ... Made 50 starts at third base and one at shortstop ... Second on team with .299 (56-for-187) batting average and 18 multi-hit games ... Reached base at .463 clip (19-for-41) when leading off inning ... Hit .336 (36-for-107) in 30 non-conference games ... Doubled twice, including 10th-inning walk-off RBI double in series-clinching win vs. Oral Roberts (2/20) ... Hit three straight singles in win over Houston (3/4) in Houston College Classic ... Had game-winning RBI single in eighth inning of series-clinching win vs. Kansas State (3/27) ... Drove in go-ahead run with sacrifice fly in series-clinching win at No. 19 Oklahoma State (5/15) ... Earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors (5/23) after going 7-for-15 with two home runs in final four regular season games ... Had solo homer among three hits in series-opening 4-2 win over No. 13 Oklahoma (5/19) ... Hit game-tying, two-run homer in sixth inning, walked and singled in second game vs. OU (5/20) ... Named to Houston Regional All-Tournament team after scoring four runs and collecting four hits in four games ... Had two of Bears' four hits, including double, in second game vs. Cal (6/5) ... Went 2-for-3 with two walks, two RBI and two runs scored in Regional Championship game vs. Cal (6/6).
Played in 26 games with 17 starts ... Started 13 games at third base and four at shortstop ... Team went 13-4 in 17 starts ... Hit .238 (15-for-63) with 15 runs, six doubles, two triples, two home runs and 12 RBI ... Slugged .492 and drew eight walks ... Made first career start and went 1-for-3 with double and run scored vs. Duke (2/20) ... In first of eight straight starts at third base, singled, walked, drove in run and scored twice vs. Oral Roberts (3/6) ... Scored pair of runs after being hit by pitch and walking twice in four plate appearances vs. ORU (3/7) ... After sitting for 18 days, came off bench and delivered pinch-hit three-run homer vs. Texas State (4/6) ... Had pinch-hit RBI double and scored run vs. Northwestern State (4/7) ... Went 2-for-4 with double, walk, RBI and three runs scored vs. UT Arlington (4/14) ... Had RBI triple in start at shortstop vs. Sam Houston State (4/20) ... Singled and scored run in win over. No. 11 TCU (4/28) ... Went 2-for-4 with home run and double vs. Oklahoma State (5/23) ... Doubled and drove in run with sacrifice fly vs. Kansas (5/29) at Big 12 Championship.
Played shortstop for three years at Stratford High School in Houston, Texas ... Helped Spartans to bi-district championship and area finals as sophomore and state playoffs as senior ... Hit .338 with 14 home runs, 88 RBI, 27 doubles and 77 runs scored over 90 career games ... Three-time all-District 18-5A selection ... Played in 2008 Texas Scout Association North-South All-Star Game ... Twice participated in Houston 5A All-Star Game ... Played two seasons on Team Texas ... Participated in Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif. ... Rated 19th-best prospect in Texas and No. 125 nationally by Perfect Game Cross Checker.
Full name is Jake Andrew Miller ... Born Sept. 26, 1990, in Houston, Texas ... Son of Todd and Jennifer Miller ... Business major.