Alex Bishop
2016-17 Baseball
NO
4
POS
IF
YR-EXP
JR-2L
B/T
L/R
HT
6-3
WT
225
HOMETOWN
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Vauxhall Academy
Alex Bishop

UT TYLER AWARDS & HONORS
- ABCA/Rawlings All-Region (2016)
- ASC All-Conference Second Team (2016)
- ASC Academic All-Conference (2016)
- Canadian Baseball Network All-Canadian College Team (2016)
- ASC Hitter of the Week (5.2.16)

SOPHOMORE (2016): Bishop established a new single-season program record with 22 doubles and had the fourth most hits in a season with 72 in his second season with the Patriots... His .407 batting average is the 10th best ever in a season and helped earn him ABCA/Rawlings All-Region honors along with ASC All-Conference... He was a productive hitter finishing with 53 RBI which was fifth in the UT Tyler single-season rankings and his 36 walks were the fourth most... Bishop helped the Patriots to their second straight ASC Championship title and finished the season with a team-leading 23 multi-hit games and 17 multi-RBI performances... He had nine three-hit games and 14 two-hit games.. He would finish the year with four three-RBI games and had a career-best five RBI in a game against LeTourneau... He enters his junior season with 93 total hits. 

FRESHMAN (2015):
Was a member of the 2015 American Southwest Conference regular-season and tournament championship team... Finished his first season at UT Tyler with 21 hits and 12 RBI.. Had four multi-hit performances and finished the season with a .239 batting average in 88 at-bats... Had two home runs, four doubles and 15 singles... Had two-hit games against Sul Ross, Ozarks and ETBU (2)... Hit his first career home run at Ozarks on March 7 and then his second at ETBU... Scored two runs in five games... Made 21 starts at third base and five at designated hitter. 

PRIOR TO UT TYLER:
Played for coach Leslie McTavish at Vauxhall High in Calgary, Canada.

Personal: Son of Glen and Susan Bishop...Two siblings, Brittany and Victoria. Also played volleyball in high school. 

Major: Mechanical Engineering

CAREER ASPIRATION: Plans to be a mechanical engineer for an oil company. 

Why UT Tyler: "Good education while taking the major that I want to take. Going to UT Tyler also allowed me with the opportunity to play baseball at the collegiate level. It's a great opportunity to represent a well-known, high-level program each and every day. It is an honor to represent such a renowned program."

BEYOND THE GAME
Favorite Baseball Team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite Athlete: Sidney Crosby
Favorite Movie: Forest Gump
Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
Favorite Musician: Led Zeppelin
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Hobby: Playing hockey
Funniest Teammate: Daniel Williams
Most Serious Teammate: Blake Ross

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2015.... .239 30-26 88 18 21 4 0 2 12 31 .352 18 8 23 1 .409 1 2 1-2 11 47 7 .892
2016.... .407 51-51 177 51 72 22 3 6 53 118 .667 36 13 31 1 .524 5 0 0-1 332 44 13 .967
TOTAL... .351 81-77 265 69 93 26 3 8 65 149 .562 54 21 54 2 .486 6 2 1-3 343 91 20 .956

 

CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most times hit by pitch: t-3rd (21)
Highest on base pct.: 4th (.486)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most doubles: 1st (22 in 2016)
Most games played: t-1st (51 in 2016)
Most games started: t-1st (51 in 2016)
Most times hit by pitch: 2nd (13 in 2016)
Highest on base pct.: 4th (.524 in 2016)
Most total bases: 4th (118 in 2016)
Most walks: 4th (36 in 2016)
Most hits: t-4th (72 in 2016)
Most chances: 5th (389 in 2016)
Most runs batted in: t-5th (53 in 2016)