Cards and Lions to meet again at 1 p.m., winner advances to 5 p.m. title game
Cards eliminate McNeese State in 10-3 fashion
Cards and Cowboys to play elimination game noon Thursday
Cards looking to repeat the magic of the 2010 postseason
Bunner, Johnson and Harrington take home first team honors
Highlights from today's loss to SLU - the Cardinals posted 39 wins on the year. (Sugar Land, TX)
Highlights & sound bytes from McNeese vs. LAMAR (SLC TOURNEY) in SUGARLAND, TX. The Cardinals beat McNeese 10-3 to advance Friday & play Southeastern LA @ 12 PM. (Constellation Field - SUGARLAND, TX)
2012:Appeared in 44 games with 37 starts, primarily at shortstop ... Posted a .240 average with 17 runs batted in and 13 scores ... Carried a .317 on-base percentage with 12 walks ... Began Lamar career on fire, going 4-for-6 with three RBI and a score in a pair of wins over Arkansas State on February 17 and 19 ... Belted a grand slam for his first career home run to lead LU to a win over Southeastern Louisiana on March 31 ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against Nicholls on April 21 ... Followed up a day later with another 2-for-4 outing with a pair of scores in a win over the Colonels ... Racked up a season-best three hits against McNeese on April 28 ... Went 2-for-4, knocking in a run and scoring another in a win at Texas State on May 6 ... Recorded a hit in 20 games and an RBI in 13.
Junior College: Batted .340 and hit one home run as sophomore while playing for coach David White at Cisco Junior College last season. ... Posted .329 batting average and .456 slugging percentage as a freshman. ... Helped lead team to 39-17 record as freshman.
High School: Helped lead El Paso Socorro to 35-4 record and the 2009 Class 5A state championship as a senior while playing for coach Chris Forbes. ... Posted .450 batting average and .655 on-base percentage and slugged five home runs. ... Made the 2009 Class 5A All-State Team at shortstop. ... Honored as the 2009 District 1-5A Defensive Player of the Year and the 2008 District 1-5A Most Valuable Player of the Year.
Personal: Aaron A. Olivas was born on Jan. 13, 1991 in El Paso, Texas. ... Son of Greg and Rosa Olivas of El Paso, Texas.