2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Seven-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010-13, Spring 2011-13)
2013 (Jr.) Played in 40 games and made 26 starts, mainly as catcher ... Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2012, Spring 2013) ... Set career highs with 14 hits, six doubles, 10 RBI, and a .182 average ... Went 2-for-2 with two doubles at UC Irvine (Feb. 17) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and a career high three RBI versus New Orleans (March 15).
Played in 19 games with three starts, all as catcher ... Had four pinch-hit appearances and subbed in as defensive replacement behind plate 14 times ... Moved to catcher during fall practice after spending freshman season as middle infielder ... In first start behind plate, had single, RBI and walk against Louisiana-Monroe (4/11) ... Came on to catch 11th inning of Baylor's 12-11 win at Kansas State (4/15), helped closer Max Garner work around leadoff hit batter and an error ... Went 2-for-3 with walk, two runs and RBI in second start vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/18), guiding pitching staff to 11-1 win ... Drew walk in only other start vs. UT Arlington (4/25) ... Had RBI single off bench vs. UTSA (5/15) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2011, Spring 2012).
Saw action in 12 games, one of which was a start ... Played in five games in Big 12 play, all off bench ... Only start came at second base against Lamar (3/30) ... Had RBI single for first career hit in ninth inning of series finale at Georgia (2/27) ... Only other hit of season was RBI single after entering game at second base vs. Texas State (3/1) ... Next two appearances were as pinch hitter, drew walks in both ... Scored only run of season as pinch runner at Kansas (4/3) ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010, Spring 2011).
Played shortstop and second base for head coach Jim DeGraw at Rockhurst (Kansas City, Mo.) High School ...Three-year letterwinner ... Captain on team that went 23-4-1, won district championship, regional title, sectional championship and took third-place finish at state during senior season ... Hit .372 with nine doubles, four triples, 25 RBI, 24 runs scored, .471 on-base percentage and .570 slugging percentage ... Played in 2010 Kansas City Metro All-Star Game ... Named all-district and all-state ... Member of 2009 Kansas City Royals scout team ... As junior in 2009, hit .357 with seven doubles, four triples, one home run, 21 RBI and 14 stolen bases.
Full name is Nathan Patrick Goodwin ... Born Oct. 29, 1991, in Overland Park, Kan. ... Son of Mark and Gretchen Goodwin ... Biology major.