Turner Givens
2016-17 Baseball
NO
42
POS
RHP
YR-EXP
SO-1L
B/T
R/R
HT
5-10
WT
165
HOMETOWN
Spring, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Oak Ridge HS
Turner Givens

AT UT TYLER

FRESHMAN (2016): Appeared in four games in his first season with the Patriots... Made one start and had three relief appearances... Had one strikeout in 7.0 innings of work. 

PRIOR TO UT TYLER: Arrived in Tyler after playing and graduating from Oak Ridge HS in Spring... Earned Academic All-State honors and helped to lead his team to the Class 6A Regional Finals... Played for head coach Mike Pirtle. 

PERSONAL: Son of Patrick and Robyn Givens. Has one brother, Andy. His cousin, Rob McGovern, played football at Holy Cross and was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs. 

MAJOR: Biology

WHY UT TYLER:
"UT Tyler has great academics and has my major. I also chose UT Tyler so I continue playing baseball. It means I was able to continue my dream of playing college baseball. It also means I am lucky enough to be a part of a prestigious college baseball program. I will be able to build a brotherhood with my teammates for years to come."

BEYOND THE GAME
Favorite Baseball Team: Houston Astros
Favorite Athlete: Conor McGregor
Favorite Movie: Interstellar
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Musician: Kanye West
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Hobby: Playing FIFA
Funniest Teammate: Hunter Palmer
Most Serious Teammate: Brady McCoy