#23 Kolbey Carpenter
Position: Infield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Waco, Texas
High School: West High School

2014 [Sophomore]: Hit an even .300 in 34 games, including 26 starts, with a .450 slugging percentage… made starts at first, second, third base and designated hitter… drove in a pair of runs and doubled in a win over Seton Hall (2/16)… went 3-for-8 with a home run and the game-winning double in an 18-inning showdown with rival Oklahoma State (4/15)… posted back-to-back 2-for-3, two-run, one-RBI days at Texas Tech (4/26-27) with a home run in the latter… knocked in two runs in a 2-for-3 performance against Oklahoma State (5/17) in Tulsa… went 3-for-4 with three runs against Texas Tech in the second round of the Big 12 Championship (5/22). Summer 2014: Went home to Texas and played in 35 games for the Brazos Valley Bombers of the Texas Collegiate League with 16 stolen bases, 12 RBI and 11 runs scored.

2013 [Freshman]: Hit .264 with a .365 slugging percentage in 54 games played… drove in 24 runs and recorded 14 extra-base hits including two triples and two home runs… recorded 15 multi-hit games on the year with three-hit games against Pepperdine (3/2), Notre Dame (3/10) and Oklahoma State (3/12)… went 2-for-3 with a triple, a sacrifice and two RBI in the season opener against Hofstra (2/15)… posted a 2-for-4 day with one RBI, a double and a home run at Kansas State (5/19).

High School: Four-year letterwinner at West High School under head coach Corey Beckham ... posted a career .448 batting average with 180 hits, including 44 doubles, nine triples, a Class 3A-record 48 home runs and 89 walks ... hit .389 with 14 home runs his senior year, earning Class 3A Player of the Year and district MVP honors ... garnered first team all-state accolades in 2010 and '11 as well as All-American honors in 2010 ... named Academic All-District (2009-2012) ... played football for three years and was named First Team All-District QB in 2011. Summer 2012: Played for the D-BAT Mustangs in Dallas, Texas.

Personal: Full name is Kolbey Ashton Carpenter ... Born in Waco, Texas ... Parents are Odis and Ashley Carpenter ... Has one sister, Kylee ... Planned programming major.

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