2012:Made 14 appearances on the mound with one start ... Posted 1-2 record with a 6.75 ERA over 20.0 innings of work ... Also struck out 16 ... Tossed a hitless frame in win over Arkansas State on February 17 to pick up the win ... Threw another hitless inning in March 7 game at Louisiana Tech ... Struck out two over 1.1 innings at Northwestern State.
Junior College: Posted .363 batting average and drove in 34 runs last season at Alvin Community College. ... Had five triples.
At Houston Baptist: Batted .355 and had 27 runs batted in during 2010 freshman season at Houston Baptist University.
High School: Was three-year all-district and all-county selection at Brazoswood High School from 2007-2009 and was first-team All-Greater Houston and first-team All-State in 2009... Batted .488 as a senior for coach Bobby Williams' Brazoswood team while slugging nine home runs and driving in 44 runs. ... Graduated 12th in class of 555 and was honored as a Magna Cum Laude student after posting a cumulative grade point average of 3.78. during his senior season.
Personal: Ben J. Coram was born on Nov. 14, 1990 in Covington, La. ... Parents are Paul and Jonette Coram of Lake Jackson, Texas. ... Uncle Jay Blass played baseball and football at LSU and was drafted by the New York Yankees.