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    Garret Houts
    Garret Houts

    Hometown:
    Fort Collins, Colo.

    High School:
    Fort Collins

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190

    Position:
    Outfield

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right

    06/07/2012

    Five Trojans Earn Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Honors

    Kevin Swick and Andrew Triggs earn first team recognition.

    06/07/2012

    Five Trojans Earn Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Honors

    Kevin Swick and Andrew Triggs earn first team recognition.

    05/27/2012

    Trojans End Season With 7-6 Loss At UCLA

    No. 9 Bruins outlast Trojans in weekend of close competition.

    05/26/2012

    Trojans Lose 6-5 Heartbreaker To No. 9 Bruins

    Seniors put USC in positon to win, can't outlast UCLA.

    05/26/2012

    Trojans Lose Close Contest To No. 9 UCLA

    USC's Ben Mount delivers admirable effort in final start as a Trojan.

    2012
    Houts appeared in 47 games, making 34 starts, mostly in the outfield for the Trojans ... He batted .267 (31-for-116), driving in six runs and scoring 20 ... Tallied six doubles and two triples on the year ... Also drew 11 walks ... Had RBIs vs. Akron (2/25), at Pepperdine (2/28), at UC Irvine (3/28), at Washington State (3/30), vs. Arizona (5/19) and at UCLA (5/25) ... Had three-straight two hit games, vs. Arizona (5/20), at UC Santa Barbara (5/22) and vs. UC Riverside (5/23 ... Had a season-high three hits vs. Utah (3/18) ... Earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors.

    2011
    He had 18 starts in 34 games, batting .290 (20-for-69) with four doubles, one triple, three stolen bases and seven RBI...went 3-for-4 on April 17 against Oregon...went 7-for-11 (.636) during the week of April 3, including a 3-for-4 day with a double on April 2 at No. 13 California...opened the season with a 2-for-4 game against Missouri on Feb. 19 with two RBI.

    2010
    He made 21 starts in 43 games for the Trojans...batted .288 (23-for-80) with five double, three home runs and nine RBI...earned Pac-10 Conference All-Academic second team honors...hit a home run in the season finale on May 30 against Washington...went 2-for-3 with one RBI on May 25 against No. 23 UC Irvine...hit home runs in back-to-back games on May 21 and 22 at Washington State...recorded two doubles in a 3-for-5 game on March 20 at Pacific with one RBI...went 2-for-4 on March 9 at Pepperdine...opened the season with a 1-for-3 day and one run on Feb. 19 at Cal Poly.

    2009
    In his first full season, Houts made 19 starts in 33 games...batted .232 (13-for-56) with two doubles, a home run, six RBI and three stolen bases...recorded no errors in 45 chances in the outfield...had a season-high two RBI with a double on April 15 at Pepperdine...his second two-hit game of the season came on March 25 in the second game of a doubleheader against Brown...recorded his first collegiate home run on March 7 at Tulane in a 2-for-4 performance...made his first start on Feb. 28 against Western Carolina, where he recorded his first collegiate hit (a single)...made his collegiate debut as a pinch runner, scorring a run on Feb. 21 at Long Beach State...played for the Thunder Bay Border Cats of the Northwoods League during the summer...in 54 games, he batted .247 (36-for-146) with six doubles, one triple, one home run, six RBI and 16 stolen bases...had a .322 slugging percentage with a .325 on-base percentage.

    High School
    He was a two-year varsity letterwinner at Fort Collins (Colo.) High for coach Brad Deal...earned all-state and all-conference first team honors in his senior season...batted .453 with seven home runs and 34 RBI in his senior season...also earned all-conference and all-state honors on the football team, playing as a running back, wide receiver and defensive back...received honorable mention in his junior season after batting .467 with four home runs and 36 RBI...earned academic all-state honors four years...member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal
    He is majoring in communications...parents are Sandra and David...has one sister, Amy...lists Barry Bonds as his biggest sports hero...lists Tommy Boy, Scarface and Rudy as his favorite movies...lists Seinfeld, South Park and The Office as his favorite television shows...listens to The Game, Hinder and Public Enemy...birthdate is Feb. 8, 1989.

    Career Statistics

    Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO HBP SF-SH SLG OBP
    2009 33-19 .232 56 7 13 2 0 1 6 3-5 7 19 3 0-3 .321 .348
    2010 43-21 .288 80 16 23 5 0 3 9 2-3 7 25 1 0-1 .463 .352
    2011 34-18 .290 69 14 20 4 1 0 7 3-8 6 26 2 0-6 .377 .364
    2012 47-34 .267 116 20 31 6 2 1 6 5-8 11 36 3 0-7 .353 .346
    Totals 157-92 .271 321 57 87 17 3 4 28 13-24 31 106 9 0-17 .380 .352

    Pac-12 Conference Career Statistics

    Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO HBP SF-SH SLG OBP
    2009 14-7 .083 24 1 2 0 0 0 0 0-1 2 13 0 0-1 .083 .154
    2010 20-11 .200 40 7 8 1 0 3 5 0-0 3 14 1 0-1 .450 .273
    2011 16-12 .324 37 6 12 3 0 0 2 3-6 0 14 2 0-4 .405 .359
    2002 27-22 .213 75 11 16 4 1 1 3 2-4 7 24 1 0-6 .293 .389
    Totals 77-52 .216 176 25 38 8 1 3 10 5-11 12 65 4 0-12 .324 .281