2017 [Sophomore]: Named Big 12 First Team designated hitter… became the first OU player since 2004 to be voted Big 12 Newcomer of the Year… finished third on the team with a .298 batting average… started 54 games and appeared in 57… recorded a .383 on-base percentage and slugged .429… had 57 hits, scored 34 runs, and homered five times... picked up his first multi-hit and multi-RBI game of his Sooner career against Grambling State (2/22)… logged his fourth consecutive two-hit game and drove in two runs in a matchup vs. Villanova (2/25)… recorded his first three-hit game against Buffalo (3/9)… collected season-highs in hits, runs and RBI with three each in game two of a doubleheader vs. Buffalo (3/10)… scored three runs for the second game in a row and recorded his eighth multi-hit game of the season vs. Buffalo (3/11)… earned Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (3/13)… hit his first career home run as a Sooner in an extra-inning win at West Virginia (4/30)… extended his hit-streak to seven games and launched his second home run of the season at Kansas State (5/7)… homered for the third time in six games in a comeback victory vs. TCU (5/13)… went deep in his first two at-bats of the game to record the first career multi-home-run game of his career and matched career highs with three hits and three RBI in a victory over TCU (5/14). Summer 2017: Played 28 games for the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League… hit .390, slugged .486 and owned a .472 on-base percentage… drove in 19 runs on four doubles and two home runs.
High School: Three-year letter winner under head coach Doug Mayberry at Sedgwick High School… four-time All-League selection... three-time 3A All-State honoree… two-time 3A Player of the Year award winner… played six years of travel ball for the Wichita Reds under head coach Steve Linhard... vice president of the National Honors Society... also played football and basketball.
Before OU: Played one year under head coach Steve Murry at Neosho County Community College… helped lead Neosho County to a 51-11 record… finished the regular season as the nation's leader in home runs (29), RBI (122) and batting average (.589)… also finished the season as the nation's leader in runs (120) and hits (121) in just 61 games played… won the first NJCAA Triple Crown since 1985… earned NJCAA All-America honors… named NJCAA Player of the Year... National Baseball Congress Local Player of the Tournament.
Personal: Brylie Ware. Parents: Pat and Paulette Ware. Father, Pat played baseball at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Siblings: Shae. Major: Planned Programs.