Tigers reach 30-win plateau for third-straight season
2012 Played in 24 games and made 17 starts ... Hit .207 and collected three RBI ... Had a productive debut, going 1-for-3 with RBI double against SIU-Edwardsville (2/17) ... Started career with hits in his first five games played and six of the first seven overall ... Was 1-for-3 with RBI and run scored against Kennesaw State (2/26) ... Notched first career two-hit game with a 2-for-5 effort at UL Monroe (3/6) ... Went 1-for-2 with RBI and run scored against UAB (5/6).
Prep A three-year letterwinner for head coach Gary Lamm at Loretto High School...A two-time All-District and All-Region selection, Simbeck blasted 17 home runs, while driving in 73 runs as a sophomore and junior...Hit .467 with 33 RBI and eight home runs en route to being named to the 2009 Tennessee Baseball Report Super Sophomore Team...Participated in the Edge Sports Showcase prior to his junior season and followed with an award-winning junior campaign in 2010...As a junior, Simbeck hit .679 with 40 RBI, 15 stolen bases, nine home runs and eight triples to garner District co-MVP, All-Mid-State and Times Daily All-Area accolades...Highlighted his stellar junior season by being selected a Louisville Slugger Honorable Mention All-American and being named to the 2010 TBCA All-State squad.
Personal Son of Troy and Gwen Simbeck... Majoring in health and human performance with a concentration on exercise and sport sciences.