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 shutout for third time this season
BU Baseball vs. Austin Peavy 2/21/14
2013 Second-Team All-Big 12
2013 Second-Team All-Big 12 by Waco Tribune-Herald
2013 Second-Team Academic All-Big 12
2012 First-Team All-Big 12 (coaches)
2012 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
2012 NCAA Waco Regional All-Tournament Team
Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2009, 2011-13, Spring 2011, 2013)
Made 49 starts in 51 total appearances ... Ranked first on the team in on base percentage with .376 ... Ranked second on the team in hits with 39 ... Ranked fourth on the team in batting average with .231 ... Tied for fourth on the team in games played and stolen bases ... Went 2 for 3 with a double, two runs batted in, and two runs scored versus Austin Peay (2/22)... Had five game hitting streaks between 3/11 and 3/18 and between 4/11 and 4/22.
Played in 53 games and started 51 at second base ... Academic All-Big 12 second team ... All-Big 12 second team ... All-Big 12 second team by the Waco Tribune-Herald ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2012, Spring 2013) ... Finished the season with 50 hits, 18 RBI, .283 batting average, .306 slugging percentage, .410 on base percentage, and tied a career-high with seven stolen bases ... Ranked fourth in the Big 12 in walks ... Went a career-high 4-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored versus Kansas State (March 29) ... Went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored against West Virginia (April 6) ... Had a career-high 35-game on-base streak from Feb. 26 to April 28 ... Had a nine-game hitting streak from April 6-20 ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week on April 29 after hitting .438 (7-for-16) with six RBI, three runs, three walks, two steals and a double in four games ... Posted 14 multi-hit games, nine multi-run games and three multi-RBI games.
Earned first-team All-Big 12 honors after playing in 60 games with 58 starts, all at second base ... Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2011) ... Began season as reserve, but took over as starting second baseman by hitting .429 (15-for-35) in his first 10 games ... Was hitting .402 heading into April, batting average stayed above .350 until mid May ... Finished season in 9-for-48 slump, dropping average from .342 to .301 over final 14 games played ... Reached base at .532 clip (33-for-62) when leading off an inning ... Led team with 13 sacrifice bunts ... Had 12-game hitting streak, which tied for second-longest on team, and reached base safely in 24 consecutive games ... Had hits in five of first seven at-bats, including 3-for-3 effort off bench vs. No. 15 TCU (2/21) ... Went 3-for-4 with walk, two stolen bases and run scored in series finale at No. 22 UCLA (2/26) ... Batted leadoff and went 3-for-4 with walk, two RBI and run scored vs. Texas Tech (3/16) ... Finished Texas Tech series (3/16-18) 6-for-13 with three RBI and two runs ... Went 5-for-9 with four runs and four walks in series sweep of Kansas (3/23-25) ... Went 5-for-10 with three walks, two runs and two RBI in series sweep at Missouri (4/5-7) ... Had six hits, four RBI, four runs and four walks in series sweep at Kansas State (3/13-15) ... Drove in game-tying run in eighth inning of win at No. 2 Texas A&M (4/20) ... Scored career-high three runs vs. No. 25 New Mexico State (4/28).
Played in 22 games with 12 starts ... Made 11 starts at second base and one at third base ... Played in nine Big 12 games with five starts ... Reached base safely in four of six plate appearances as pinch hitter (two singles, HBP, BB) ... Recorded first career hit as pinch hitter in series finale at Georgia (2/27), finished game 2-for-3 with two runs and one RBI ... Reached on error leading off ninth inning as pinch hitter and scored game-tying run in win over Kansas State (3/25) ... Had two-out, two-run double in win at UTSA (4/26) ... Saw two at-bats over season's final 17 games ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010, Spring 2011).
Sat out season as redshirt ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2009).
Prepped at Uvalde High School in Uvalde, Texas ... Pitched and played shortstop for head coaches Derrick Dietrich and Tim Bertholf ... Helped Coyotes to undefeated season in District 29-4A, regional finals in sophomore year and regional semi-finals as junior ... Hit .385 with 10 doubles, four triples and two home runs as senior ... Three-year letterwinner ... Three-time first-team All-District 29-4A selection ... Third-team Class 4A all-state as sophomore ... Second-team Class 4A all-state and District 29-4A defensive MVP as senior ... Two-time academic All-District 29-4A ... 2007 San Antonio Express News "Super Team" Newcomer of the Year ... Hit .505 as sophomore and .448 in junior campaign ... Ranked No. 1,260 nationally by Perfect Game Cross Checker ... Also lettered in football as sophomore ... Summer league teammate of fellow Bears Logan Vick and Logan Verrett ... Member of National Honor Society.
Full name is Lawton Niles Langford ... Born June 14, 1990, in San Antonio, Texas ... Son of H.T. and Julie Langford ... Business major.