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Don Lambert 24

Don  Lambert

St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Westminster Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205




• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2008, Fall 2009)

Saw action in 31 games with seven starts ... Made five starts in center field and two in right field ... Saw action defensively without recording any plate appearances in 11 games ... Batted eighth (five times), fifth (once) and seventh (once) ... Hit .222 (6-for-27) with two doubles, one triple and eight runs scored ... Appeared in 12 games with three starts in Big 12 play ... Hit .250 (3-for-12) with a double and three runs scored in league play ... Had pinch-hit triple and came around to score vs. Louisiana Tech (3/3) ... Reached on infield single and scored a run in series opener vs. Oral Roberts (3/5) ... Drove in a run on a fielder's choice and scored a run vs. Illinois-Chicago (3/14) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and one run scored in series finale vs. Nebraska (4/25) ... Doubled at No. 11 TCU (4/27) ... Drove in game-ending run with pinch-hit sacrifice fly to send Bears to run-rule win over TCU (4/28) ... Singled and scored Bears' only run in series finale at No. 2 Texas (5/2) ... Drew walk in pinch-hit appearance vs. Oklahoma State (5/23) ... Walked twice and scored a run vs. Kansas (5/29) in Big 12 Championship ... Saw action as late-inning defensive replacement vs. TCU (6/6) in final game at Fort Worth Regional.

Played in 38 games with 18 starts, all in outfield .. Started 16 games in center field, once in left field and once in right field ... Used often as late-inning defensive replacement ... Hit near bottom of Baylor lineup ... Batted eighth (seven times), seventh (six times), ninth (four times) and sixth (once) ... Started five of first six games, then only six of next 43 games before becoming Bears' center fielder for the final seven games of the season ... Hit .190 (12-for-63) with two doubles, one triple and 13 runs scored ... Played errorless defense in 31 chances ... Appeared in 14 games with five starts in Big 12 play ... Improved to .235 (4-for-17) batting average in league action ... Singled, walked and scored twice against Pacific (2/21) in first career start ... Went 1-for-2 as starting center fielder in series finale against Pacific (2/22) ... Walked and was hit by pitch against BYU (2/23) ... Walked and scored run vs. Houston Baptist (2/25) ... Came on as pinch runner and scored run against South Alabama (3/6) ... Walked and scored run against UAB (3/8) ... Went 1-for-2 with RBI triple and run scored at Texas State (3/18) ... Singled, walked and scored twice against Prairie View A&M (4/1) ... Went 1-for-3 with RBI single and run scored at Kansas (4/3) ... Walked and scored run in start against No. 13 Oklahoma (4/25) ... Went 1-for-3 with walk the following day against Sooners ... Moved back into starting lineup at Nebraska (5/17) in final regular season game ... Went 2-for-4 with pair of doubles, run scored and RBI against Cornhuskers ... Singled, walked, scored run and drove in run against No. 5 Texas (5/20) at Big 12 Championship ... Went 1-for-3 with stolen base against Kansas (5/23) ... Went 1-for-3 against No. 21 Minnesota (5/29) in first game of Baton Rouge Regional ... Hit two-run single and scored run in final game against Minnesota (5/31).

Sat out season as redshirt.

Played outfield for head coach Rich Van Gilst at Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis, Mo. ... Guided Wildcats to 25-3 record, league title and Class 3A state semifinals appearance as senior ... Led Westminster to 20-7-1 record and state semifinals appearance in 2006 ... Named 2007 all-state, all-metro and all-conference ... Earned first-team all-state honors and was named top 10 player in Missouri as junior ... Hit .449 with 12 doubles, two triples, one home run, 28 RBI and eight stolen bases as junior ... Followed that with .460 average, 17 doubles, eight triples, three home runs, 30 RBI, 13 stolen bases and .943 slugging percentage as senior ... Led state in doubles and triples during senior season.

Full name is Donal Mathews Lambert ... Born Feb. 24, 1989, in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Bill and Harva Leigh Lambert ... Business major.

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