Texas Southern Kamren Dukes Named To Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award 2017 Watch List

Texas Southern junior Outfielder Kamren Dukes was one of 22 players named to the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award 2017 Watch List in a recent announcement made on February 27th.

A Pearland, Texas native who is a scholar student athlete in the class room, Kamren has a 3.39 GPA and is one of the top student-athletes on the team. Last season, Dukes had a .303 batting average in 44 games played, with 4 home runs, 22 runs batted in and was 30 for 36 in stolen bases.  Going into 2017, Dukes received Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) preseason honors.

Head Coach Michael Robertson stated, “Kamren is the ultimate team player and is very coachable. He is a hard worker and one of the most dependable student-athletes on the team.”

The Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award was open to nominations from all NCAA Division I baseball programs in Texas. There are 22 players on the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award watch list from 17 Division I programs in the state. The award is based on performance at the plate, academics and personal integrity. The winner of the 2017 award will be announced on June 12 and honored at a gala in the fall.

The list included:

Austin Homan, Texas A&M, Senior, Infielder
Nick Choruby, Texas A&M, Senior, Outfielder
Brady Cox, UT-Arlington, Senior, Catcher
Connor Fikes, Stephen F. Austin Senior, Outfielder
Tanner Gardner, Texas Tech, Junior, Infielder/Outfielder
Hunter Hargrove, Texas Tech, Junior, Infielder/Outfielder
Jameson Hannah, Dallas Baptist, Sophomore, Outfielder
Reid Russell, Lamar, Senior, Outfielder
Luken Baker, TCU, Sophomore, First baseman/RHP
Ford Proctor, Rice, Sophomore, Infielder
Ryan Newman, Texas State, Sophomore, Infielder/DH
Lance Miles, Sam Houston State, Senior, Infielder
Bret Boswell, Texas, Junior, Infielder
Patrick Mathis, Texas, Junior, Outfielder
Matt Menard, Baylor, Senior, Catcher
Richard Cunningham, Baylor, Sophomore, Outfielder
Connor Wong, Houston, Junior, Infielder/Catcher
Joe Davis, Houston, Sophomore, Catcher/Infielder
Jose Garcia, UT-Rio Grande Valley, Senior, Outfielder
Kamren Dukes, Texas Southern, Junior, Infielder
Nick Anderson, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Sophomore, Outfielder
Brandon Brintz, Houston Baptist, Senior, Infielder/Outfielder


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