Wayne Graham said -- "Beau is a talented freshman who was sidelined some during his senior year of high school. We think he's very projectable down the road."
High School - A 2012 graduate of Memorial High School in Houston... Sidelined during the spring of 2012... Earned honorable mention all-state as a junior in 2011 after batting .390 with 13 home runs, 47 RBI and 14 stolen bases... First-team all-greater Houston and all-District 19-5A... One-year starter and letterman for the Mustangs under head coach Jeremy York... When Rathjen signed with Rice in the fall of 2011, he was the Owls' fourth signee in five recruiting classes from Memorial H.S.... Joined fellow Owl signees Leon Byrd, Hunter Kopycinski and Kevin McCanna as teammates at the 2011 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif.
Personal - Full name: Beau Harrison Rathjen. Born: September 14, 1993, in Houston. Father: Craig Rathjen. Mother: Jan Miller (three brothers, one sister). Father played football at LSU in 1983-87. Older brother, Jeremy, was an All-Conference USA baseball honoree at Rice before being drafted and signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012. College: Lovett