TAMU Baseball BIO
17 Matt Juengel
2011 (JUNIOR)
A steady performer in the middle of the Aggie batting order, garnering honorable mention All-Big 12 accolades ... started 68 games as a junior (55-DH, 13-3B) ... batted .308 (78-for-253) for the year with 13 doubles, six triples and a team-leading seven home runs ... drove in 50 runs, just two off the team lead, while scoring 46 himself ... stole 15 bases on 22 attempts ... collected 20 multi-hit games and a team-high 13 multi-RBI contests ... reached base by being hit by a pitch a team-best 13 times ... connected on the Aggies' first long ball of the season by homering in the season-opener against LeMoyne (Feb. 18) ... during the series finale against the Dolphins (Feb. 20) went a perfect 3-for-3 with a home run, four RBI and three runs scored ... knocked in four runs in a mid-week victory over Prairie View A&M (Feb. 22) to give him 11 RBI in the Aggies' first four games of the season ... made his first appearance at third base on March 19 at Oklahoma and responded with a 4-for-5 day at the plate ... collected a season-high five RBI in a 3-for-5 day that included a long ball at Missouri (April 29) ... maintained a season-best 10-game hitting streak April 23 through May 7 ... went 5-for-15 during the four games of the NCAA College Station Regional to earn a spot on the All-Tournament Team ... during the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional batted .400 (4-for-10) with an RBI and run scored in each of the three games to help the Aggies punch their ticket to the College World Series.

A second-team All-Big 12 selection as a utility player ... appeared in 54 games, making 45 starts (22 at DH, nine at third, nine at first and five in left) ... finished second on the team with a .359 average and was the squad's top hitter in Big 12 play (.380) ... connected on 11 homers to go along with 10 doubles and a triple ... drove in 39 runs and crossed the plate 30 times himself ... batted .420 (21-for-50) with runners in scoring position and was 5-for-7 as a pinch-hitter ... got the nod at third on opening day (Feb. 19) in a 11-2 victory ... hit first career home run in 17-3 win over Penn State (March 9) ... picked up a pair of hits against No. 25 Washington State (March 13) ... posted a 2-for-3 effort with an RBI and two runs scored in A&M's 3-1 win over Missouri (March 26) ... recorded two hits in the Aggies' defeat of UTSA (April 6) ... was 2-for-3 in series finale at Baylor (April 11) ... recorded a pinch-hit double in the ninth inning at No. 3 Texas (April 16), fueling a two-run rally that forced extra innings ... rattled off a career-high 11-game hit streak from March 20-April 17 ... hit .452 over that span with five runs scored ... had a career-high three hits in 13-inning loss to No. 17 Oklahoma (April 24) ... homered in back-to-back games at Nebraska (April 30 and May 1), both wins ... finished the series with the Huskers with five hits, four RBI and three runs scored ... drove in three runs in the series-opening win over Dallas Baptist (May 6) ... drove in a career-high four in 9-2 win over Texas Tech (May 26) ... was 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in 9-3 win over No. 1 Texas (May 29) ... effort was first multi-HR game of his career ... earned Big 12 All-Tournament honors after hitting .429 last week with three homers and eight RBI, as A&M claimed the championship ... batted .400 at the NCAA Coral Gables Regional, collecting eight hits in 20 at bats, with a team-best two home runs and eight RBI ... started the regional with a 3-for-5 effort that featured a triple and three RBI in a win over FIU (June 4) ... led the Aggies with a career-high four RBI and three hits to force a deciding game with Miami (June 6) ... ended the season by hitting safely in 14 of the Aggies last 16 games, maintaining a .403 (25-for-62) during the stretch.

Played third base for coach Todd Shelton at Panola College in Carthage, Texas ... hit .404 with 16 home runs to lead the Ponies to the playoffs ... an all-conference and third-team All-America selection ... played summer ball for the East Texas PumpJacks (Kilgore) of the wood-bat Texas Collegiate League, where he was named TCL Freshman of the Year and was an all-league selection at third base ... hit .322 with 26 RBI and a league-high four home runs, earning TCL Player of the Week twice ... scored a team-high 27 runs and led the Pump Jacks in average, hits (47), total bases (67), slugging percentage (.459), and on-base percentage (.398).

A three-year letterwinner at third base for coach Russell Farrell at Clear Brook High School in Friendswood ... tabbed first-team all-district as a senior (2008) at third base after hitting .392 on the year ... as a junior (2007), posted a .378 average in helping lead the Wolverines to the state playoffs ... earned first-team all-district and all-greater Houston team honors at shortstop ... was the team's newcomer of the year as a sophomore (2006) after notching a .352 batting average ... played summer ball for the Houston Heat and the Baytown Knights.

Matthew David Juengel is the son of David and Carol Juengel of Friendswood ... born Jan. 13, 1990, in Houston ... has an older sister, Kristin ... a sports management major, career goal is to become a coach ... enjoys fishing and playing FIFA 2010 in his spare time.

Position: Infield
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Clear Brook
Experience: 2 Letters
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