Owls Return To Baton Rouge For NCAA Regional
Owls Rally Past No. 11 Southern Miss 5-4 In Championship Final, Punch Ticket To NCAA Tournament
Owls Defeat Old Dominion 4-3 Thursday; Next Play On Saturday At 9 AM
Owls Hold No. 6 Seed For Next Week’s C-USA Tournament
Rice fell to SELU 12-6 in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Baseball Baton Rouge Regional
Rice rallied to defeat Houston 4-3 on April 11
Rice and Stanford split a doubleheader on March 12, Rice winning 12-2 and Stanford, 2-0 in seven innings.
Baylor -- Played in more than 140 games with 132 Division I starts... Slugged 14 career home runs with 76 runs scored, 63 RBI and 12 steals in three seasons as an outfielder/first baseman in the Big 12 Conference... Perennial member of the league's All-Academic Baseball Team and Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll... Solid 2016 season featured a .294 batting average, a .480 slugging percentage and a team-leading eight home runs in 52 starts... Clubbed two homers in a Big 12 road game at Oklahoma last season and led the Bears with 11 games with two or more RBI... Finished third on the squad with 15 multi-hit games in 2016 and was the only Bear to record five hits in a single game.
High School -- A 2013 graduate of Dulles High School in Sugar Land, Texas... Four-year letterwinner for coach Clinton Welch... Selected by the Texas Rangers in the 24th round of the 2013 MLB Draft... Named a third team Rawlings All-American and first team All-Texas Region as a senior... Helped lead Dulles to a 32-8 record as the 2013 state runner-up in class 6A, and the No. 16 national ranking by Baseball America... Hit over .400 during prep career and tallied 28 homers for the Vikings... First-team all-state in 2013 and two-time participant in the Houston All-Star Game... Earned the school's Academic Excellence honor in 2010-13.
Personal - Full name: Darryn Alan Sheppard. Born: Oct. 25, 1994, in Houston. Parents: David and Darlene Sheppard of Spring, Texas (one brother, one sister).