Baseball stopped one step short of SLC Tournament championship game
Cards and Lions to meet again at 1 p.m., winner advances to 5 p.m. title game
Senior did not allow a hit through 8.2 innings
Cards eliminate McNeese State in 10-3 fashion
Cards looking to repeat the magic of the 2010 postseason
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:Played in 31 games with 25 starts, primarily at second base ... Hit .263 with 12 scores, 11 runs batted in and six doubles ... Walked seven times and carried a .330 on-base percentage ... Went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI and a score in March 14 win over Texas Southern ... Was 2-for-4 with a double at Houston ... Played at both second base and shortstop in 10 inning win at Nicholls on April 20 ... Went 2-for-5 at the plate in the game, knocking in the game-winning run with a two-out double in the 10th ... Batted in two runs in win over McNeese State on April 29 ... Was 5-for-12 with four scores and three walks in final series of the season at UTSA ... Recorded a hit in 16 games and scored in 11.
2010: Played in 33 games, making 12 starts. ... Batted .250 and had one double, one triple and seven runs batted in. ... Had three multi-hit games, including 2-for-4 performance with one triple in season finale against Baylor in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional. ... Ended season on a four-game hitting streak, going 5-for-17 to raise average from .234 to .250. ... Has two-season batting average of .259 with four doubles, one triple, two homers and 18 RBIs.
2009: Made 17 starts in 32 games, batting .268 with three doubles, two home runs and 11 runs batted in. ... Recorded six steals on seven attempts. ... Had season-high three hits, including a homer, vs. national power Rice. ... Other homer came in an 11-7 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. ... Enjoyed two five-game hitting streaks, including one on which he went 9-for-19. ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and scored two runs in a 9-6 win over Texas-Pan American.
High School: Four-year starter for coach Kyle Green at Vidor HS ... First-Team All-District 20-4A at shortstop as a junior and senior, following Second Team All-District honors as a sophomore and district Newcomer of the Year as a freshman ... Batted .441 as a senior and .375 as a junior. ... Helped team go a combined 41-13 and make the playoffs twice in his last two seasons. ... Hit nine HR in his career ... Hit .375 with 34 hits, six doubles and 24 RBI as a junior.
Personal: Victor John Bunner was born 12/23/89 in Norfolk, Va. ... Parents are Victor and Terri Bunner.