Conner Combs

#16 Conner Combs

POS. 2B
B/T R/R
HT. 6-0
WT. 190
CLASS So.
HOMETOWN Southlake, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Southlake Carroll HS

Awards

  • CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year (2016)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-American First Team (2016)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District First-Team (2016, 2017)
  • ASC Player of the Year (2016, 2017)
  • All-ASC First Team (2016, 2017)
  • All-ASC Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year (2017)
  • ABCA All-American Second Team (2016)
  • D3baseball.com All-American Third Team (2016)
  • ABCA All-West Region First Team (2016)
  • D3baseball.com All-West Region First Team (2016)
  • ASC Hitter of the Week (April 12, 2016)
  • D3Baseball.com Team of the Week (April 12, 2016)
  • ASC honoree for Distinguished Scholar-Athlete
  • ETBU's nominee for ASC Scholar Medal of Honor

Career Highs

  • At-Bats: 6, 3 times; last at Mary Hardin-Baylor (Gm2) (3/13/17)
  • Hits: 4 at Louisiana College (4/30/16)
  • Doubles: 2, 3 times; last vs. Ozarks (4/1/17)
  • Triples: 1, 3 times; last vs. Southwestern (3/3/17)
  • Home Runs: 2, 4 times; last vs. Centenary (gm2) (2/11/17)
  • Runs Scored: 4, 2 times; last at Texas Dallas (Gm2) (5/7/17)
  • RBI: 7 vs. Schreiner (2/19/16)
  • Stolen Bases: 3 at Concordia (Gm1) (4/14/17)
  • Hitting Streak: 17 games (2/16/16-3/24/16)

Club/AAU

  • Dallas Mustangs

2017 (senior)

  • Named ASC Player of the Year & All First Team for the second year in a row.
  • Played and started all 45 games.
  • Led team with a .400 batting average.
  • Tied for first with 10 home runs including two vs. Centenary College (Gm2) (2/11/17)
  • Led team with 70 hits including three in eight games.
  • Scored 54 runs including four at Texas Dallas (5/7/17)
  • Broke the ETBU career hits record against Texas-Tyler (Gm2) (4/28/17)
  • Drove in 45 RBI including five vs. Centenary College (Gm2) (2/11/17)
  • Led team with 18 stolen bases including three at Concordia (4/14/17)

2016 (junior)

  • Named ASC Player of the Year & All First Team
  • Lead ASC in home runs with 15, which is also second in the NCAA, including a season high two in two games vs. Schreiner (2/19/16) and LeTourneau (gm1) (4/9/16)
  • Led the ASC in slugging percentage with .734
  • Second in the ASC in RBI with 52, including a season high seven vs. Schreiner (2/19/16).
  • Second in total bases with 116
  • Fifth in the ASC in stolen bases with 20.
  • Sixth in the ASC in batting average with .399, also third on the team.
  • Ninth in the ASC in hits with 63, including a season high four at Louisiana College (4/30/16)
  • Fourth in NCAA in home runs

2015 (sophomore)

  • Started all 43 games at second base
  • Recorded 50 hits in 170 at bats, with a season high three in four different games—vs. Centenary (2/14), vs. Univ. of Dallas (3/6), vs. Austin College (4/7) and at Ozarks (4/25)
  • Had over a .300 average most of the season, finished with a .294 average, sixth on team
  • He hit 16 extra base hits, 11 doubles, one triple and four homeruns
  • His triple came at Howard Payne on 3/28 and he hit two homeruns against Centenary on 2/14
  • Had 20 RBIs, with a season high four against Centenary (2/14)
  • Scored 29 runs with five multi-run games and a season high three against Centenary (2/14)
  • He stole 11 bases, second on team with two against the Univ. of Dallas (3/6)

2014 (freshman)

  • Played and started all 40 games at second base
  • Finished the season with a .244 batting average and an OPS of .668
  • Also had three home runs, 16 RBI’s, 23 runs scored and 11 steals
  • Got first career hit, a double, and scored first two career runs in loss at Centenary (2/9/14)
  • Got first career steal and went one-for-three in loss at Centenary (2/9/14)
  • Had first career multi-hit game, going three-for-five with two runs scored and a steal in loss vs. Texas-Dallas (2/21/14)
  • Got first two career RBI’s and went two-for-three with a run scored in win vs. Texas-Dallas (2/22/14)
  • Had two hits with a steal and a run scored in loss at Hardin-Simmons (2/28/14)
  • Hit first career home run, finishing three-for-four with two RBI’s and two runs scored in loss vs. LeTourneau (3/15/14)
  • Hit second home run, going three-for-four with two runs scored, two RBI’s and a steal in win vs. Sul Ross St. (4/11/14)
  • Went three-for-four with a home run, two RBI’s and two runs scored in win vs. Sul Ross St. (4/12/14)
  • Went two-for-two with a double, an RBI and a run scored in loss vs. Ozarks (4/26/14)

Carroll Senior High School

  • One-year letter winner
  • Played second base and shortstop for coach Larry Hughes
  • Earned second-team all-district honors
  • Was FCA huddle leader for baseball team
  • Helped team win district championship as a senior in 2013
  • Hit first home run against L. D. Bell last season
  • Batted .378 with a .428 on base percentage in district
  • Also played football
  • Was named academic all-state in football
  • Was FCA huddle leader for football team
  • Helped team win state championship as a sophomore in 2011
  • Graduated in 2013

Personal

  • Son of Pat and Christina Combs
  • Born on October 4, 1994
  • Majoring in Business
  • Father played baseball at Baylor in the 80’s then played for the Philadelphia Phillies between 1988-96 and was a member of the US Olympic gold medal baseball team in 1988

Favorites

  • Hobbies: Sports, hunting and fishing
  • Sports Team: Boston Red Sox
  • Foods: Anything mom cooks
  • Book: Playing With The Enemy
  • Person: Chris Turner
  • Sports Experience: Unassisted triple play when I was 8
  • Vacation Place: Colorado
  • Number: 5
  • Prized Possession: State football ring
  • TV Show: The Voice
  • Influential Person: Dad
  • Sports Movies: Remember the Titans and Warrior
  • Famous People I Have Met: Nolan Ryan and Gary Carter
  • Musician: TobyMac
  • Actor: Will Ferrell
  • Athlete: Dustin Pedroia