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Sam Tolleson

Sam Tolleson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Travis

Last College:
Cypress College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 197

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R

04/15/2014

Vasquez's Three-Run Homer Highlights Baseball's 11-4 Win Over FAMU

The Knights have scored 30 runs in their past three games.

04/09/2014

Baseball Erases Five-Run Deficit but Drops Heartbreaker to No. 20 Miami

The Knights outhit the Hurricanes, 12-6

04/07/2014

UCF Baseball Duo Sweeps American Weekly Awards

Juniors Eric Skoglund and Tommy Williams were honored as Pitcher and Player of the Week on Monday.

04/04/2014

Skoglund Outduels Herget as Baseball Tops USF, 2-0

The Knights scored one in the first and one in the ninth.

04/01/2014

Baseball Begins Road Trip with 8-4 Win at North Florida

The Knights have won nine-consecutive games.

2014
-Appeared in 20 games with 15 starts (9 RDH, 6 RF) in junior season
-Notched first two career hits with 2 RBI on Opening Knight vs. Sienna (2/14)
-Knocked two hits with one run scored at Ole Miss (2/28)
-Went 3-of-5 with two RBI and a home run vs. Central Connecticut (3/16)
-Chipped in with three hits and two runs vs. Miami (3/18)
-Hit a home run and added a double, one RBI, and two more scores against Cincinnati (3/22)

Prior to UCF
-Spent two years at Cypress College under the tutelage of Scott Pickler
-In sophomore campaign, aided the Chargers to a CCCAA State Championship while hitting .326 with 29 RBI, 28 runs scored and a .412 on-base percentage
-Graduated from Travis High School in 2011 as a member of the National Honor Society and was coached by Rodney Hernandez
-As a senior, was Travis's Player of the Year in both baseball and golf, as well as County Hitter of the Year and All-Houston honors
-Was named Most Improved Player and received All-Conference honors as a junior
-Earned 10 letters during high school career; four in baseball, four in golf and two in football

Personal
-Born in Glendale, Ariz.
-Son of Larry and Ann Tolleson
-Has two brothers, Chris and Morgan, and one sister, Laura
-Brother, Morgan, played football at Blinn College
-Major is Sport and Exercise Science

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