Pitched and played the infield for head coach Kent Briscoe at Moberly [Mo.] High School ... Earned four letters ... Named all-district and all-conference all four years ... Selected all-state, all-area and team MVP honors during junior and senior seasons ... Posted a career 1.50 ERA, seventh in Missouri high school history ... Averaged 11.93 strikeouts per seven innings during career, third in Missouri history ... Tallied 254 strikeouts in 149.2 innings during career with a .133 opponents' batting average ... Recorded no-hitters during sophomore and senior seasons ... Had three home runs and five runs in a game during senior season, both tied for second all-time in Missouri ... Tallied 12 total bases in that game, tied for second in state history ... Hit for the cycle in one game during junior season ... Averaged 16.29 strikeouts per game as a junior, second-best season aveage in Missouri history ... Posted a 0.93 ERA as a senior with 65 strikeouts in 45.1 innings ... Tallied 76 strikeouts with a 1.07 ERA, held opponents to a .101 batting average and allowed only one extra base hits in 32.2 innings as a juinor ... Posted a .452 career batting average with 85 runs scored and 83 RBI and 107 hits during 80-game career ... National Honor Society Member.
Full name is William Owen Reid ... Born Sept. 15, 1986, in Moberly, Mo. ... Son of Bill and Regina Reid ... Majoring in sports, sponsorship and sales ... 2005 Fall Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.