More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
High School -- A 2013 graduate of Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas, (just southwest of Houston)... Three-year starting catcher under head coach Ron Garner... Earned honorable mention All-District 23-5A... Maintained a .352 career average with 27 RBI and 15 doubles... Member of the National Honor Society... National Merit Finalist.
Personal -- Born: July 16, 1995, in Houston. Parents: Ram and Sharada Gopalkrishnan of Missouri City, Texas (one sister). Mechanical Engineering major. Chose to attend Rice because it offered "the best combination of engineering and medicine." Rice College: McMurtry