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7  Jordan Dodson
Jordan Dodson

Hometown:
The Woodlands

High School:
The Woodlands H. S.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
of/p

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


A very strong, athletic, hard-nosed and experienced competitor... Has the ability to hurt opponents with his legs, bat and arm... Possible pitching candidate.

Wayne Graham said -- "Jordan is in his fourth year and he's improved steadily with the bat each year. He'll surely start for us in the outfield and may pitch some too. He's a very talented player with power."

RICE
2007: Whataburger College Classic Tournament MVP
... Increased production for the third-straight year and saved his best for the Owls' national postseason run... Hit .364 (8-for-22) with a .500 on-base percentage in nine NCAA Tournament games... Had three hits, including a pair of doubles, with four RBI and a sacrifice bunt in three games at the College World Series... Was one of the heroes of the opening game of the Super Regional against Texas A&M... Led off the bottom of the ninth against the Aggies with a single and scored the tying run to force extra innings, then delivered the game-winning hit with two out in the 10th... Postseason flurry started at the C-USA Tournament where he hit .389 (7-for-18) with a home run and two doubles for a .667 slugging percentage... Drove in five runs in the C-USA Tournament's opening round game against UCF... Played in 64 of the team's 70 games with 60 starts (58 in left and two in right)... Batted a steady .299 in conference action, .302 for the full season... Hit .367 with runners in scoring position... Had 14 multi-hit games, including a season-high three hits in games against Houston, UCF and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Maintained a 12-game hitting streak late in the year, the third-longest on the team... Drove in two or more runs 10 times, including a season-high six behind a two-home run effort against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Also hit two home runs in one game at Southern Miss... Displayed excellent defensive range... Recorded a season-high four put outs twice at the College World Series against Louisville and North Carolina... Stole a home run away at the wall from East Carolina during the regular season... Made one appearance on the mound against Dallas Baptist (Feb. 20)... Fired 2.0 scoreless innings without allowing a hit and striking out two... 2006: All-NCAA Regional; Conference USA All- Tournament... Improved in all areas from his debut season... Elevated his offensive output for the postseason, hitting .314 in the Owls' 10 NCAA Tournament games... Capped a stellar home regional by going 6-for-12 with a double, triple and three RBI... Hit .273 (3-for-11) with two RBI, two walks and a sacrifice bunt at the College World Series... Batted .357 (5-for-14) in the C-USA Tournament with three doubles, three walks and and three runs scored... Hit .325 with runners in scoring position... Tied a career high with three hits three times, all coming in Rice wins (Baylor, Oklahoma and Memphis)... Drove in a career high four runs in a victory over Texas State... Maintained a 14-game hitting streak, the third-longest on the team all season... The Owls were 6-0 in games when he hit a home run, including a dramatic 3-2 win over national power Nebraska... His sacrifice bunt late in that same game against the Cornhuskers set up Rice's winning run... Tied for third on the team with 30 walks, doubling season total from the year before... Drew two walks in a game a total of eight times... Started all 65 games in the outfield (39 in left, 26 in right)... Showcased arm and range on five defensive assists, one for a double play... Played in the Cape Cod League (Wareham) over the summer... 2005: All-NCAA Regional (Baton Rouge)... Batted .333 in the regional with a home run, a pair of walks and three runs scored... Competed in 37 games with 19 starts... Led the team with 12 pinch-hit appearances, going 3-for-9 in those at bats... Made 15 starts in left field and four at first base... Second on the team in games played as a sub (15)... Batted .282 for the year with a .436 slugging percentage and .391 on-base percentage... Hit .343 against Western Athletic Conference foes and .316 against opponents that reached the College World Series... Collected two or more hits in a game five times, including a season-best three against Baylor and Fresno State... Slugged a pair of doubles in a three-hit day against Baylor at Minute Maid Park... Tallied two RBI in a game four times... Pitched in three games (last vs. TCU on March 12)... Struck out a career-high four hitters in 2.0 innings against Western Carolina.

HIGH SCHOOL
2004 graduate of The Woodlands High School... Three-year starter for coach Ron Eastman... Named the most valuable player of District 15-5A... Received all-county, all-greater Houston and all-state honors... Selected as Montgomery County male athlete of the year... Hit .458 with nine home runs and 58 RBI... Also posted a perfect 5-0 pitching record... Helped lead the Highlanders to a 30-5 record and the District 15-5A title... Three-year letterman for the nationally-ranked football team... Led the Highlanders to a 14-1 record, the state's top ranking and appearance in the state's 5A championship final... Earned all-district, all-greater Houston and all-state honors at quarterback... Held a state record .730 completion percentage with 22 touchdowns... Posted more than 3,100 yards passing and 700 yards rushing... Named the offensive MVP for the district and Montgomery County... Maintained a 3.3 grade point average.

PERSONAL
Full Name: Jordan Chance Dodson. Born: Mar. 12, 1986, in Conroe. Parents: Richard and Brenda Dodson, The Woodlands (one brother). Father played football and baseball at Abilene Christian University. College: Sid Richardson.

Member of Sid Rich College
Sid Richardson College

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