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Andrew Thigpen
Andrew Thigpen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Midwest City, Okla.

High School:
Midwest City HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 188

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R


* 2009 Academic All-Big 12 Conference
* 2010 Academic All-Big 12 Conference

2010
• Was 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a pair of runs scored in the home opener against Western Illinois.
• Went 1-for-4, walked twice and scored twice in game two of the series with Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
• Had two hits, two runs scored and two RBI in the series finale with Baylor on April 4.
• Was 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored against Oklahoma on April 10.
• Drew three walks and was hit-by-a-pitch once against Oklahoma State on April 18.

2009
Was 5-for-10 in the first three games of the season ... Went 2-for-4 in each of the two matchups with Nevada on Feb. 20 and Feb. 22, scoring runs in both games ... Had a hit in each of the two games played against Arizona State on Feb. 24 and Feb. 26 ... Was 1-for-4 against Northern Illinois on Feb. 28 ... Played in all four games of the Ball State set, recording three hits and three runs in the series ... was 3-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a run scored against Western Illinois on March 10 ... Also stole a base against Western Illinois ... Had an RBI hit and scored a run against Minnesota on April 8 ... Was 3-for-5 with a run scored in the first game of the doubleheader against Baylor on April 11 ... Had a hit with an RBI and a stolen base against Missouri State on May 5.

2008
Was fourth on the team with a .324 average as a freshman ... Had five doubles on the season and drove in 17 runs ... Went 2-for-3 against Toledo on March 16, in his first career start ... Had two hits and drove in two runs in game one of the two-game series with South Dakota State on March 18 ... Was 3-for-5 with three runs scored in game one of Texas series and followed that with a 4-for-5 outing in game two of the weekend ... Had two hits in the first game of the Oklahoma series and added two more in the series finale ... Put together an eight-game hitting streak from April 27-May 11, tallying exactly one hit in each of the eight games ... Doubled and drove in three runs against Kansas State on May 2 ... Had a double and two RBI in game one of a doubleheader with Kansas on May 11 ... Hit his first career home run against Nebraska on May 17, finishing the game 2-for-2 with a career-best four RBI ... Had a pair of hits in the series finale against Nebraska on May 18.

HIGH SCHOOL
Hit .480 with two home runs and 38 RBI as a senior at Midwest City (Okla.) High School ... Team advanced to Regional Finals in 2005 and 2007 and qualified for the State Tournament in 2005 ... Was named to the all-state, all-conference and all-district teams as a senior ... Was a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Player of the Year Award ... Earned all-state, all-conference and all-city honors in football ... Was the Valedictorian of his graduating class.

PERSONAL
Son of Charlie Thigpen and Melissa Taylor ... Is majoring in business.

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