Preseason All-Southland Conference First-Team
2006: Southland Conference Player of the Year ... SLC Hitter of the Year ... First-Team All-SLC ... American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) First-Team All-South Central Region ... Played and started 57 games ... Hit .376 with 57 runs scored, 89 hits, 16 doubles, six triples, 11 home runs and 57 RBI ... Led the team with a .633 slugging percentage and was second with a .431 on-base percentage ... Posted a .991 fielding percentage with seven assists ... His 89 hits rank as the second-most in a single-season in school history ... In SLC play only, hit .376 with 30 runs scored, 47 hits, 13 doubles, three triples, five HR and 28 RBI ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a double and three RBI vs. Texas-Pan American (2/13) ... Went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI vs. Long Beach State (2/17) ... Went 1-for-4 with a solo home run at No. 4-Rice (2/19) ... Was 3-for-4 with three runs scored vs. Iona (3/3) ... Was 4-for-9 with five runs scored, two doubles, a home run and five RBI in three-game series vs. Stephen F. Austin ... Went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI vs. Texas A&M (3/28) ... Was 2-for-5 with two runs scored, two home runs and three RBI at Texas-Arlington (4/8) ... Went 5-for-5 with with three runs scored and two doubles vs. UL-Monroe (4/21) ... Was 8-for-14 with five runs scored, three doubles, a home run and four RBI in three-game series vs. UL-Monroe ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored, a triple and two RBI at Texas State (4/30) ... Was 4-for-4 at No. 1-ranked Rice (5/10) ... Was 3-for-5 with two runs scored, a triple and two RBI vs. Prairie View A&M (5/12) ... Went 6-for-12 with two runs scored, a double and four RBI in three-game series vs. McNeese State ... Was 2-for-5 with two runs scored, a double, a home run and three RBI vs. Texas-San Antonio (5/24) in first game of the SLC Tournament ... Was 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI vs. UTA (5/27) in the SLC Tournament ... Had a season and career high 5 hits vs. UL-Monroe (4/21) ... Second on the team with 26 multi-hit games, including nine three-hit games, and was second with 16 multi-RBI games ... Had a season and career high 17-game hitting streak, which ranks as the fourth longest in school history.
2006 Preseason All-Southland Conference Second Team
2005: Honorable Mention All-Southland Conference ... SLC All-Tournament Team ... Played in 56 games, earning 46 starts ... Hit .307 with 35 runs scored, 54 hits 11 doubles, four home runs and 37 runs batted in ... Set a new school single-season record for triples with nine ... Posted a .540 slugging percentage and a .379 on-base percentage ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored, two doubles and three RBI vs. Southwest Missouri State (2/19) ... Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a double, a home run and three RBI vs. Nicholls State (4/3) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI vs. Texas State (5/21) ... Was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, two triples and four RBI vs. SE Louisiana (5/27) that sent Lamar into the SLC Tournament championship game ... Hit .381 (8-21) with six runs scored, two doubles, two triples and six RBI to earn SLC All-Tournament honors ... Had 15 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games ... Enters the 2006 season riding a career-best eight-game hitting streak.
High School: Played for his father Russell DeLome at Buna HS ... Named Newcomer of the Year as a freshman ... All-District shortstop sophomore year ... Offensive Player of the Year junior year ... District MVP and all-state as a senior.
Personal: Collin James DeLome was born 12/18/85 in Port Arthur, Texas ... Parents are Russell and Darla DeLome ... Major is General Studies ... Hobbies include hunting, baseball, and fishing.