Hunter Dozier one of three players vying for the honor of nation's top shortstop
Hunter Dozier earns NCBWA and Baseball America All-America honors
Lumberjack shortstop becomes highest Southland player selected in MLB Draft
SFA enters Tuesday having won nine of its last 11 games overall.
SFA leads a pack of seven teams within one game of first-place in conference play with 12 games to go.
Dozier's 2012 Game-By-Game Statistics
Dozier's 2011 Game-By-Game Statistics
NCBWA Pre-Season All-America First Team
Louisivile Slugger Pre-Season All-America Third Team
2012: First Team All-South Central Region ... first shortstop in program history to be named first-team All-Southland Conference ... started all 59 games as a sophomore ... set school single-season records with 24 multi-hit games and 22 doubles ... led team and ranked in the top 10 in conference in batting average (.357) ... slugging percentage (.595) ... on-base percentage (.431) ... runs scored (43) ... hits (81) ... home runs (10) ... and total bases (135) ... at bats (227) ... also led team in walks (29) ... and stolen bases (8) ... second on team in runs batted in (37) ... and triples (1) ... hit .414 against left-handed pitchers ... averaged 1.37 hits per game ... posted a 0-1 record with a 3.38 ERA in four appearances, three scoreless ... eight hitting streaks on the season, including a career-high 11-game stretch starting with a one-for-five performance at Sam Houston (3/10) extending through to a two-for-four performance with a walk and stolen base at Northwestern (3/31) ... opened season on a seven-game hitting streak, starting with a one-for-two performance against Portland (2/17) and culminating with a one-for-four outing with a double at Houston Baptist (2/25) ... recorded a multi-homer performance as part of a three-for-four showing with three RBI and three runs scored against Portland (2/19) ... was three-for-five with a home run and a double with four RBI and three runs scored against Grambling (2/22) ... went two-for-five with a double and a home run with two RBI and two runs scored at Texas State (3/18) ... recorded two stretches of recording a double in three consecutive games starting in a one-for-three performance with two runs scored against Louisiana-Monroe (2/28) and extending through to a two-for-three performance with two RBI and two runs scored against South Alabama (3/3) and in a one-for-three performance against McNeese State (4/14) and extending through to a two-for-three performance with two runs scored at No. 17 Arkansas (4/17) ... made collegiate debut as a pitcher in a one-inning relief appearance, recording a career-high two strikeouts in the frame at Louisiana Tech (4/10) ... took first career loss in two-thirds innings of relief, surrendering one run on two hits, two walks and a strikeout at No. 17 Arkansas (4/17) ... fanned one batter in a shutdown inning of relief at No. 5 Rice (5/8).
Summer 2011: Texas Collegiate League Freshman of the Year ... TCL all-star for the North team ... TCL hitter of the week (7/7) ... batted .301 with 50 hits, 31 RBI, 26 runs scored and 10 stolen bases for a Pump Jacks.
2011: SLC hitter of the week (4/25) ... played in 56 games, as a true freshman, earning 50 starts at shortstop for Lumberjacks ... was fourth on the team in batting average, hitting .315 ... slugging .467 ... hit five home runs, with 13 doubles and one triple ... also added 34 RBI ... 19 multi-hit games ... hit .588 with runners on third and less than two outs ... first career home run came against Nicholls (3/25) ... had stretch of four consecutive conference games with a homerun beginning at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/17) and McNeese St. (4/21-23) ... had a 4-for-5 performance, in his only appearance in the Lumberjack lineup as lead off, with the game winning three-run double at Texas Southern (4/16) ... recorded first career hit and RBI against Houston (2/22 ) as part of a 2-for-3 performance ... recorded first extra base hit against Houston Baptist (3/8) again as part of a 2-for 3 performance. High School: Was a jack-of-all trades at Denton High School throughout career, doubling as not only the Broncos' starting shortstop and ace pitcher, but also as the school's quarterback on the gridiron ... on the diamond, Dozier was the 2008 district Newcomer of the Year and an all-area selection as a second baseman ... named the team's defensive MVP as a junior despite having to battle through a lingering football injury throughout the baseball season ... came back as a senior to earn all-district honors as a senior after hitting .400 with five home runs for DHS.