| Riley Boening
|Height / Weight:|
6-3 / 210
Spring 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
Missed entire 2009 season due to injury.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2008)
· Academic All-Big 12 - First Team
· Fall 2007 & Spring 2008 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
· Appeared in 13 games, including 10 starts, posting a 3-1 record with 25 strikeouts and a 6.34 ERA in 44 innings.
· Pitched in five Big 12 games, including three starts, logging a 2-0 record with four strikeouts and a 7.13 ERA in 17.2 innings.
· Made first appearance in over a year, allowing one earned run and striking out three while allowing two hits over two innings against VCU (2/24).
· Pitched two scoreless innings, allowing two hits over 2.0 innings in win at Rice (3/11).
· Earned his first win of the year in series finale at Texas Tech (3/22) allowing two runs on eight hits and one walk over 6.1 innings.
· Won second consecutive game allowing three runs on three hits and three walks while striking out two against series finale against Nebraska (3/30).
· Earned win against Alabama A&M (5/14) with four-inning performance, allowing three runs, two earned, on four hits and one walk while striking out four.
· Helped Texas win Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship title game with one run on five hits and two walks while striking out four in 4.0 innings against Kansas State.
· Pitched for the Coppell Copperheads under the direction of Coach J.T. Blair in the Texas Collegiate League over the summer.
· Logged a 2-1 record with a 2.17 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 37.1 innings over six starts.
· Also pitched in one game for the Santa Barbara Foresters at the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas.
· Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 42nd round of the 2008 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
· Spring 2007 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
· Missed entire 2007 season due to injury.
· Spring 2006 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
· Made a total of 19 appearances in 2006, including 12 starts, while going 4-1 overall with a 5.26 ERA and 58 strikeouts over 63.1 innings of work.
· Tied for fourth on the team in wins and innings pitched while placing third on the squad in starts and strikeouts. Also boasted the team's fifth-lowest batting average against at .260.
· Made six starts during his eight appearances in league play en route to posting a 2-0 record to go along with 29 strikeouts and 15 walks over 31.1 innings. Also limited opponents to a .280 average against.
· Made his first career start opposite UT Pan American (2/8) and pitched two shutout innings en route to earning his first collegiate win.
· Allowed only one run on two hits while walking two and fanning five to pick up his second career victory during a five-inning start against No. 11 Arizona State (3/14).
· Surrendered two runs on three hits while striking out a pair during a 5.2-inning effort against No. 3 Rice (3/22).
· Worked a career best six innings and fanned a career-high eight versus Oklahoma State (3/26).
· Made his seventh and eighth starts of the year at No. 19 Baylor (4/13) and versus No. 3 Nebraska (4/22).
· Tied a career best for innings pitched by working six frames against Texas A&M (5/1), during which he surrendered only one run on three hits while fanning five en route to registering his first career Big 12 win.
· Limited Kansas (5/6) to only three hits over six innings while striking out seven on his way to picking up his fourth win of the year and being selected as the Phillips 66 Co-Big 12 Pitcher of the Week on May 9.
· Hurled four innings of shutout relief against Dallas Baptist (5/13) in which he scattered four hits and fanned six.
· Pitched for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL) under the direction of head coach Cooper Farris.
· Logged a 5-3 record with a 2.18 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 66 innings as he helped propel the Gatemen to the CCBL Championship Series.
· In game two of the CCBL Semifinal Series, he pitched a complete-game shutout, fanning 14 batters while yielding just four hits.
· A three-year letterwinner in baseball as well as basketball who also earned two letters in football at Yoakum High School (2003-05).
· A two-time District 26-3A MVP and all-state performer as a first baseman/pitcher for head coach Jace Wood's Bulldog baseball team from 2003-05. Also captained the squad as both a junior and senior.
· Posted a 1-0 record, two saves, a 1.14 ERA and 33 strikeouts over 24.2 innings as a sophomore to help Yoakum win District 26-3A and Area Championships behind a 22-5 record.
· Recorded a 9-4 record, four saves, a 0.38 ERA and 191 strikeouts over 92 innings in 2004. Also aided the Bulldogs in amassing a 22-12 record and reaching the regional semifinals as a junior.
· Tossed a pair of no-hitters during the Bulldogs' playoff run in 2004.
· Helped Yoakum win its second district title in three seasons and reach the state semifinals behind a 33-4 mark during his senior year.
· Went 12-1 with a career-low 0.36 ERA, three saves and 188 strikeouts over his 78.2 frames in 2005.
· An all-district forward (2005) in basketball for Coach Donald Blank's Bulldogs who led the area in rebounding and was a senior captain.
· Led the Yoakum basketball team to a pair of district titles (2003 & 2005), an area championship in 2004 and a regional quarterfinals appearance in 2005.
· A tight end, outside linebacker and kicker for Coach Jessie Crow's football team during the 2004 and 2005 seasons.
· Earned all-district honors as a linebacker twice and as a kicker during the 2004 season. Was also tabbed an all-area linebacker and kicker in 2004 while helping the Bulldogs win consecutive area championships in 2003 and 2004.
· An academic all-district performer in all three sports who was also a member of the National Honor Society.
· Vice President of his senior class as well as a member of the student council, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and FFA.
· Participated in UIL Headline Writing and served as a volunteer referee/ umpire.
· Pitched and played first base for head coach Mike Rutledge's Houston Kyle Chapman baseball club during the summer of 2005.
Born Riley Jacob Boening on April 28, 1987, in Corpus Christi, Texas ... parents are Gary and Theresa Boening ... older brother, B.J., was a pitcher for Texas State (2006-07) ... his mother, Theresa, graduated from Texas A&M-Kingsville and played basketball for the Javelinas from 1975-79 ... majoring in kinesiology ... has been on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for five semesters.