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Aaron Olivas
Aaron Olivas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Socorro HS

Last College:
Cisco JC

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
01/13/1991

Experience:
1L

B-T:
L-R

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.

05/24/2013

Baseball run-rules Southeastern Louisiana to advance to final day of SLC Tournament

Cards and Lions to meet again at 1 p.m., winner advances to 5 p.m. title game

05/23/2013

Baseball advances at Southland Tournament

Cards eliminate McNeese State in 10-3 fashion

05/23/2013

Cardinal rally comes up short

Cards and Cowboys to play elimination game noon Thursday

05/21/2013

Lamar set for Southland Tournament

Cards looking to repeat the magic of the 2010 postseason

05/20/2013

Cards place eight on All-Southland Teams

Bunner, Johnson and Harrington take home first team honors

05/25/2013

Cardinals post 39 wins for 2013 campaign

Highlights from today's loss to SLU - the Cardinals posted 39 wins on the year. (Sugar Land, TX)

05/23/2013

SLC TOURNAMENT

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)

05/19/2013

Cardinals ready for SLC Baseball Tournament

05/02/2013

Cardinals lose to Owls

04/14/2013

Cardinals take two of three

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