Midwest City, Okla.
Carl Albert High School
North Central Texas College
|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 210
Made nine appearances on the mound and 24 starts in right field ... Missed part of the season with a stress fracture in his right tibia ... Did not allow a run in five of his nine outings on the mound ... Tossed season-high 3 2/3 innings at UT Arlington ... Struck out season-high three batters against Arkansas Little Rock on March 3 and Arkansas in the NCAA Norman Regional ... Had five multi-hit games, inlcuding season-high three base knocks in games against Western Illinois, San Diego and Houston Baptist ... Drove in season-best four runs in four games (San Diego, Central Arkansas, TCU and Missouri).
Lettered two years at North Central Texas College under Scott Harp and Mark Allen ... Finished career with 18 home runs and 103 RBIs ... Preseason All-American in 2008 ... Hit .418 in 2008 and drove in 56 runs off 15 homers and 18 doubles ... Finished sophomore year with a 6-2 record on the mound with 46 strikeouts in 52 innings pitched ... Hit .424 as a freshman with 47 RBIs ... Played in the Texas/New Mexico Junior College All-Star Game.
Three-year letterwinner at Carl Albert High School under head coach Wayne Dozier ... Named to the 2006 all-state team ... Voted 2006 team captain ... Led team to 2006 Suburban Conference Championship title and to the state championship game ... Had 56 RBIs, nine homeruns and a .450 batting average as a senior.
Born in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Parents are Mike and Patti Herren ... Has two brothers, Josh and Daniel ... Grandfather, Bill Tipton, played for the New York Yankees from 1951-1954 ... Drafted in the 44th round by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2008 MLB Draft ... Sociology major.