Series Finale Set For 1 PM Sunday
Garcia Sharp With Career-Bests In Innings & Strikeouts
Roel Garcia allowed one hit and struck out seven in 6.1 innings
Owls Drop Third-Straight Game To No. 9 Team On The Road
2017: Made season debut behind the plate at home at Reckling Park against a Sam Houston team that went on to reach a NCAA Super Regional... Had one at bat on the season... Played in the California Collegiate League over the summer (Rockville), maintaining a .328 average with a pair of home runs in 67 at bats over 26 games.
2016: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Appeared in four games, each time as a defensive replacement behind the plate for senior Hunter Kopycinski... Made collegiate debut catching Dane Myers against crosstown rival Houston on May 10... Registered a career-high two put outs in the game, including hanging on to the ball to make a tag on a play at the plate... Returned four days later in a C-USA league game against eventual regular season champion Florida Atlantic, where he caught Nick Orewiler in the top of the eighth inning before logging his first official at bat in the bottom of the ninth... Caught Ben Schragger and Brent Schwarz in the series finale vs. Houston (May 17) before logging final appearance in the NCAA Tournament... Caught the final four innings for Ricardo Salinas and Willy Amador as the Owls coasted to a 15-0 postseason win... Scored the game's second-to-last run after getting hit by a pitch to lead off the ninth inning... Sprinted home from second base on Dayne Wunderlich's single through the left side... Played in the Valley Baseball League (Charlottesville) over the summer... 2015: Did not appear in any games in first collegiate season, but provided a valuable service to the team by working as a catcher in the bullpen... Helped with the daily preparation of one of the nation's top pitching staffs in practices and games.
High School -
A 2014 graduate of Lamar High School in Houston... First team all-District 20-5A catcher... Helped lead the baseball program to a 19-9 record and appearance in the state tournament... Batted .389 with a .507 on-base average, two home runs and 23 RBI... Coached by David Joe Munoz... Two-year varsity letterman.
Personal - Full name: Kyle Brandt Frazier (prefers to go by middle name)...Parents: Kyle and Analisa Frazier of Houston. Rice College: Wiess