TAMU Baseball BIO
14 Scott Arthur
Appeared in 33 games, primarily as a pinch runner … started seven games (5-2B, 1-CF, 1-LF) … batted .233 (7-for-30) with one double and two RBI … scored 14 runs … 8-for-9 on the base paths with a pair of multi-steal games –SFA (March 22) and Kansas State (May 28) … went 2-for-3 with a steal and season-high three runs scored against Prairie View A&M (Feb. 22).
A versatile player who saw action at all three outfield positions, and at third base, second base and shortstop ... played in 61 games and drew 47 starts (31 in center, five in right, eight in left and three at third) ... finished with a .218 average at the plate ... scored 31 runs while contributing nine doubles, a triple and eight RBI ... led the team with 12 sacrifice bunts ... finished with 20 steals in 25 attempts on the base paths, including a team-best 11 during Big 12 play ... was an impressive 2-for-3 with a double, two stolen bases and a career-best four runs scored in the season-opening 11-2 win over Seton Hall (Feb. 19) ... big game in win over Winthrop (March 6), going 2-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI, two stolen bases and three runs scored ... drove in a run in four straight games from April 1-6 ... picked up a season-high three hits in series opener at Kansas (April 1) ... had a career-best six-game hit streak from March 30-April 9, raising his average 30 points over that span ... came in as a pinch runner and took over in the outfield against FIU (June 6) ... contributed a double in his only at bat and scored two runs in the win over the Panthers.
Appeared in 41 games as a true freshman, seeing action at third base, second base, shortstop and in the outfield. ... made nine starts (three at second base, one at thid base, five in right field) ... hit .231 in 39 at-bats with a double, a triple, six RBI and 10 runs scored ... was a frequent late-game defensive replacement in the outfield ... entered against New Mexico (March 18) for an injured Kyle Colligan and went a career-high 3-for-4 with two runs scored ... lone start of the year at third base came vs SFA (March 3) ... played summer ball for the Mat-Su Miners (Palmer, Alaska) of the wood bat Alaskan League ... hit .278 in 45 games with 13 RBI and 28 runs scored to help lead the Miners to the league championship ... led the team and the league with 21 stolen bases.
AT KLEIN OAK HIGH SCHOOL
A three-year letterwinner for coach Royce Kennedy at Klein Oak High School (Spring, Texas) ... played summer ball for the Columbia Angels ... was a first-team all-district selection as a senior (2008) ... hit .419 and went a perfect 22-of-22 on stolen base attempts in helping lead the Panthers to the playoffs for the third straight season ... paced the team to a spot in the regional round of the playoffs as a junior (2007), hitting .429 and swiping 23 bags ... hit .330 as a sophomore (2006) as Klein Oak advanced to the area round of the playoffs ... a two-sport standout for the Panthers, won two letters as a wide receiver and defensive back on the football team ... earned all-district honors at safety as a senior (2007) ... was named the team's most valuable player at defensive back.
Scott Thomas Arthur is the son of Tom and Lynn Arthur of Spring ... born Feb. 6, 1990, in Houston ... majoring in university studies ... his father, Tom (A&M Class of '84), played defensive back for A&M coach Jackie Sherrill ... was a team captain and member of the 1984 12th Man kickoff team ... uncle, Mike, was an All-American and four-year starter at center for the Aggies (1987-90), going on to a career in the NFL with Cincinnati, New England and Green Bay ... mother, Lynn, also attended A&M (Class of '84) ... has a younger brother, Travis, and a younger sister, Morgan ... enjoys wakeboarding, golf and football in his spare time.
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