2008 ALL-BIG 12 CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION
Led the team in runs scored (63), triples (4) and walks (47) ... Made five appearances on the mound for MU, including three starts ... Was 2-for-5 with a triple and three RBI against Michigan State on Feb. 23 ... Went 2-for-4 against San Diego State on Feb. 29 to start a 10-game hitting streak, which tied for the longest of the year for MU ... Delivered a walk-off double in game two of the Indiana State series ... Was 6-for-12 with a triple, two RBI and six runs scored in the four-game series against Toledo ... Had three hits and scored three runs against South Dakota State on March 18 to extend the hitting streak to 10 games ... Also started on the mound for MU against South Dakota State and struck out seven in five scoreless innings pitched to earn the victory ... Hit a home run in the middle game of the Oklahoma State series ... Scored four runs, going 2-for-5 against Texas on April 11 ... Was 3-for-5 with four RBI in the series opener with Oklahoma and finished the OU series 7-for-13 ... Had a pair of doubles in the second game of the Kansas State series May 3 ... Hit home runs in back-to-back games against Nebraska on May 17-18 ... Drove in six runs with a home run and a triple against Nebraska on May 17 ... Was 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in the series finale against NU ... Hit fifth home run of the year against Texas A&M at the Big 12 Championships.
Was second on the team with 26 appearances on the mound for the Tigers, including five starts ... Picked up his first win by striking out three and not allowing a run on two hits in 2.1 innings out of the bullpen against Arizona State on Feb. 16 ... Did not allow a hit or a run in 2.1 innings out of the bullpen against Youngstown State to record his first save ... Struck out five in 4.2 innings against Louisiana-Monroe on March 6 in his first start for the Tigers ... Earned the win against Dallas Baptist on March 10, allowing just one run on three hits in three innings pitched in relief ... Started for the second time on the year on March 18 against Cleveland State, striking out four in 5.2 innings ... Had a season-high eight strikeouts in five innings as he started the series finale against Kansas on April 1 ... Picked up wins in three-consecutive appearances from April 21-May 4 ... Earned his third victory of the year after pitching 4.2 innings out of the bullpen against Baylor on April 21 ... Pitched 4.1 innings in relief against Texas Tech to earn his fourth win of the year ... Improved to 5-3 on the year by taking the win over Texas on May 4, with 2.1 innings of relief work ... Did not allow an earned run in four-straight appearances from May 15-23, a span of 4.1 innings ... Earned his second save of the year by pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning against Oklahoma State on May 20 ... Also had 18 at-bats on the year, seeing time as an infielder and designated hitter, including two starts at third base ... First hit as a Tiger came against Saint Louis on March 14, as he was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in the game.
Had a .634 batting average as a senior at Christopher Dock High School in Pennsylvania ... Hit .498 for his career with 17 home runs ... Had a 0.74 ERA with 465 strikeouts ... Team won the state championship in his junior and senior seasons.
Born in Norristown, Pa. ... Son of Thomas and Bonnie Folgia ... Majoring in general studies.