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Sam Bumpers
Sam Bumpers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bourbonnais, Ill.

High School:
Bradley-Bourbonnais HS

Last College:
Iowa Western CC

Weight:
170

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
11/24/1992

Experience:
1L

B-T:
R-R

2013: All-Southland Second Team selection ... Southland Newcomer of the Year ... One of three players to start all 59 games ... Hit .339 with four home runs and a team-best 19 doubles ... Finished season with 48 runs scored and 40 runs batted in ... Slugged .487 with a .399 on-base percentage ... Started off Lamar career in memorable fashion, tallying nine hits, eight RBI and four runs scored in season-opening four-game sweep of Northern Kentucky (February 15-17) ... Put up fourth three-hit game of the season in a March 9 win over Massachusetts, going 3-for-4 with a pair of runs and a stolen base ... Went 3-for-5 in a win over Houston Baptist on March 19 ... Closed out Central Arkansas series on March 29 and 30 by combining to go 6-for-10 with four runs, three RBI and a pair of home runs ... Finished 4-for-6 with three doubles, three scores and two RBI in 18-1 seven-inning victory over Southeastern Louisiana on April 7 ... Followed up the next weekend with a 2-for-3 showing with a pair of walks and three runs in April 12 seven-inning win over eventual Southland champion Sam Houston State ... Knocked in three runs in April 20 win at Northwestern State ... Followed up a day later with a 2-for-3, two-run, two-RBI outing in another win over the Demons ... Went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two scores against Oral Roberts on May 4 ... Carried the Cardinals over a pair of elimination games in the Southland Tournament finishing 2-for-5 with two RBI in a win over SHSU on May 24 ... Returned in the evening with a 2-for-3 showing with a home run and three RBI vs. SLU ... Recorded a hit in 45 games multiple hits in 23 ... Experienced 13-game hitting streak between April 27 and May 22 ... Scored in 33 games and knocked in a run in 26.

Iowa Western Community College: Played for head coach Marc Rardin ... Earned Second Team All-Region XI Honors ... Also a Rawlings Gold Glove honoree ... Ranked 10th in the nation in batting average (.451) and helped the Reivers to a 62-6 record and a JUCO World Series Championship in 2012.

Bradley-Bourbonnais High School: Earned all-area honors twice and the team's MVP award while playing for Kevin Arthur at Bradley-Bourbonnais High School.

Personal: Born Samuel T. Bumpers on November 24, 1992 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Brian and Selena Bumpers.

04/16/2014

Baseball to host Sam Houston State

Cards looking to extend four-game winning streak

04/15/2014

Cards knock off No. 16 Rice

Baseball picks up biggest win over Owls since 1985

04/14/2014

Baseball to host No. 16 Rice

Cardinal Club holds annual Big Red Fan Fare

04/13/2014

Baseball completes sweep of New Orleans

Cards will continue seven-game homestand vs. Rice on Tuesday

04/12/2014

Angelle leads LU past Privateers

Junior southpaw two-hits New Orleans

04/10/2014

PREGAME: UNO vs. LAMAR

Beaumont, TX

03/19/2014

The Cardinals return home to host the Colonels this weekend

All three games will be aired on the Big Red Sports Network.

02/28/2014

PREVIEW: UTPA @ LAMAR

02/20/2014

Baseball Hosts LIU Brooklyn This Weekend

Sunday's game to be aired online by the Big Red Sports Network

02/13/2014

PREVIEW: YMBL TOURNEY

Preview of the YMBL Classic @ Vincent-Beck Stadium. A milestone acheivement from the Big Red Sports Network, select baseball games this year will be broadcasted on lamarcardinals.com . (Vincent-Beck Stadium - Beaumont, TX)

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