Honors Big 12 Player of the Week (5/20/13) Big 12 Player of the Week (3/17/14)
Game-Highs At-Bats: 5, 7x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State) Hits: 3, 2x (Last: 5/19/13 vs. Oklahoma) RBI: 3, 2x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State) Runs Scored: 2, 3x (Last: 5/10/13 at KU) Home Runs: 1, 5x (Last: 5/11/13 at KU) Walks: 1, 4x (Last: 6/9/13 vs. Oregon State) Stolen Bases: 1, 2x (Last: 5/31/13 vs. Wichita State) Strikeouts: 4 (2/21/13 vs. Coastal Carolina)
Redshirt Sophomore (2013)
Batted .281 (36-for-128) with 5 doubles, 5 triples, 4 home runs and 34 RBI in 53 games (29 starts)
17 of his 29 starts were over the Wildcats' final 20 games
12 of the 17 starts were at DH while the other 5 were in right field
Hit .340 (18-for-53) with 7 extra-base hits (double, 3 triples, 2 home runs) and 17 RBI in 21 Big 12 games
Had a team-best 17 RBI over final 20 games
Finished in a tie for second in the Big 12 with 5 triples
Season-high 10-game hitting streak from April 30-May 19, batting .410 (16-for-39) with a double, 2 triples and 2 home runs over the span
Tallied a season-high 3 RBI on two occasions: May 12 at Kansas and May 31 vs. Wichita State in the Manhattan Regional
Drove in a run over 6 consecutive games from May 5-18 ... Registered 12 RBI over the stretch Hit a home run in back-to-back games on May 10 and 11
2013 Summer League Played in 30 games for the East Texas Pump Jacks of the Texas Collegiate League (TCL) ... Led East Texas with a .376 batting average (44-for-117), four home runs and 34 RBI ... Was named TCL Player of the Week on July 3 after collecting 13 hits, including a double and three home runs, in his first eight games of the summer.
Sophomore (2012) Redshirted due to injury
Played in 17 games with six starts, hitting .323 (10-of-31) with three doubles, a home run and six RBI
Began career with a pair of two-RBI games against Western Illinois on March 6 and Long Island on March 11
Went 2-for-3 in the game against the Blackbirds
Recorded a career best three-hit game against Northern Colorado on March 30
Hit a solo home run at Creighton on April 12
Blue Valley HS: Lettered three years for the Tigers under head coach Matt Ortman... Earned First Team All-Eastern Kansas League (EKL) and second team all-state honors as a senior, while he was an honorable mention EKL pick as a junior... Led team to state championships as a sophomore and senior, including a 20-5 record during his final campaign... Hit .364 with six doubles, one triple, two home runs and 22 RBI as a senior.
Personal: Mitch J Meyer was born February 18, 1992, in Stilwell, Kan... Son of Thomas and Rhonda Meyer... Father lettered in baseball at K-State in 1984 and 1985... Has one sibling, Payton... Majoring in wildlife and outdoor enterprise management.