Lamar will miss the Southland Conference Tournament for the first time since 2000
Cardinals will miss the Southland Conference Tournament for the first time since 2000
Cardinals and Roadrunners will continue series Friday evening at 6
Cardinals will take on UTSA to clse the regular season
Cardinals will close out the 2012 regular season at UTSA next weekend
2011: Led team in batting with .329 average and was also tops in triples with four and in stolen bases with 12. ...Shared team lead in runs batted in with 38. ... Earned third-team berth on the 2011 All-Southland ConferenceTeam and was voted to second-team spot on 2012 All-SLC Preseason Team. ... Had seven three-hit performances. ...Longest hitting streak was seven games over which he went 13 for 26 and drove in six runs. ... Had 14 multiple-hit games. ... RBI high was four on three for five performance against UTSA. ... Also made 14 pitching appearances with three starts. ... Had 0-4 record with one save and compiled 6.21 earned run average over 33.1 innings.
Junior College: Was a Texas Junior College All-Conference player for coach Tom Arrington as a sophomore at San Jacinto JC in 2009, batting .347 with 10 home runs and 46 runs batted in. ... Team went 45-11 and tied for third place in the Junior College World Series At Air Force: Batted .316 as a freshman at the Air Force Academy. ... Had five home runs and 36 runs batted in. .. Was also a member of the football team.
High School: Was four-year letterman for coach Lance Reed at Houston's Northland Christian High School. ...Was a two-year, all-state selection in both baseball and football. ... As a senior in 2007, posted a 10-2 record with 108 strikeouts. ... Also batted .389 with 12 home runs. ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Jeffrey B. Abt was born on Feb. 2, 1989 in Houston. ... Parents are Kelly and Patricia Abt of Spring, Texas.. ... Majoring in General Studies. ... Has an uncle, Jim Abt, who played baseball at UT Arlington. ... Enjoys fishing, surfing and golfing.