Rice Next Hosts New Mexico State Tuesday At 4:30 PM
Wayne Graham said --"Trevor is a very talented athlete who is still working on his mechanics. He has Division I stuff and is close to being in the mix."
High School - A 2011 graduate of Liberty Christian High School in Hurst, Tex... Multi-sport star who was named the school's Male Athlete of the Year in 2011... First team all-state honoree competing in the Texas Association of Private & Parochial Schools (TAPPS)... Led the Warriors to a 20-10 record and the finals of the TAPPS state tournament... Was named to the state's all-tournament team... First team all-District 1-5A... Went 10-0 with a 2.69 ERA as a senior pitcher... Registered 93 strikeouts in 60 innings and held opposing hitters to a composite .135 average... Went 4-1 with a save in nine appearances as a junior in 2010, averaging 13.5 strikeouts per nine innings... Member of the 2010 Texas Rangers Area Code Team who participated in the Area Code Tournament in Long Beach, Calif.... Coached in baseball by Johnny Isom... Also competed earned four varsity letters in football and one in track & field... Earned all-state accolades as a kicker and receiver... TAPPS state champion in the 100- and 200-meters... Maintained a 3.7 grade point average and was an all-state academic honoree.
Personal - Full name: Trevor Austen Simms. Born: March 15, 1992, in Orange, Calif. Parents: Patrick and Christi Simms of Hurst, Tex. (one brother). Father played baseball at Cal State Fullerton. Chose to attend Rice over Vanderbilt, Oklahoma State, Nebraska and TCU. Active in volunteer community service. No relation to current Owl pitcher John Simms. College: McMurtry