Green Wave wins the First NBC Cup in victory
Randy LeBlanc gets his second straight win on the mound, Bowen Woodson makes great plays at second base
Wind plays a factor after storms clear the area
Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
First time the Green Wave have defeated the Ragin' Cajuns on the road since 2001
|Woodson's Career Honors|
|2013||Conference USA All-Academic Team|
|2011||Conference USA All-Academic Team|
Career: One of the most versatile players in recent years at Tulane, playing all over the field from 2011-14...made 187 appearances while starting 149, ranking in the top-30 in school history in both categories...batted .246 with 76 runs, 24 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 69 RBI...tied for seventh in Tulane history having turned 86 double plays.
2014 (Senior): Appeared in 28 games, making 22 starts (14 at first base, eight in centerfield)...batted .211 with 11 runs, 16 hits, four doubles, six RBI, four walks, two sacrifice flies, three sacrifice hits and one stolen base...tied for second on the team in sacrifice flies (two)...posted five multi-hit games on the season...scored twice, walked and doubled against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/15) during the first game of a doubleheader...went 2-for-4 with a stolen base, an RBI and a run scored against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/16)...went 2-for-5 with an RBI at Louisiana Tech (2/21), followed by a two-run, one-RBI, 2-for-4 performance at Louisiana tech (2/22)...scored twice, while notching a sacrifice fly and a double during a 2-for-3 day at the plate against Sacred Heart (3/3)...singled, doubled and scored a run at California (3/7)...singled and recorded a run in both of the games of a doubleheader against East Carolina (3/15)...recorded sacrifice bunts against Middle Tennessee (3/23) and against Southern Miss (5/4)...scored a run at UAB (5/10).
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
2013 (Redshirt Junior): A 2013 Conference USA All-Academic team member...appeared in 55 games, including 51 starts (44 at second base, five in right field and two in center field)...batted .249 with 17 runs, 44 hits, four doubles, one triple, one home run, 22 RBI, 12 walks and five stolen bases...posted his first hit of the season at Texas State (2/16)...walked twice during the final game of the series against Notre Dame (2/24)...had a sacrifice hit, a single and an RBI at Nicholls (2/26)...went 1-for-3 with a double, a run and a walk against New Orleans (2/27)...posted back-to-back 1-for-4 games at Alabama (3/2 and 3/3), including a solo home run on 3/3...went 3-for-6 with two runs against High Point (3/10)...notched a season-high three RBI during a 2-for-4 effort at Southeastern Louisiana (3/12) in which he collected a double...had singles against Southeastern Louisiana (3/13) and the last two games of the series against UTSA (3/16 and 3/17) before doubling against New Orleans (3/19)...posted a 2-for-3 day at the plate with two runs during the opening game of the series against Memphis (3/22)...singled at Rice (3/28) during the opening game of the series...collected two singles and swiped two bases while walking and scoring once during the final game of the series at Rice (3/30)...posted a 2-for-4 performance at Southern Miss (4/5)...walked and went 2-for-2 with an RBI during game three of the series against ECU (4/14)...tallied a single RBI in four straight games; against New Orleans (4/17), at LSU (4/24), at Marshall (4/26) and during the first game of a doubleheader at Marshall (4/27)...brought home two runs on a 2-for-4 performance during the second game of the series against Houston (5/4)...posted a 2-for-3 day with three RBI and a double and a run against Nicholls (5/7)...notched hits in all three games at UCF, including a 3-for-5 game (5/11) and a 2-for-3 game (5/12)...went 1-for-4 with a run versus Southern Miss (5/22) during the opening game of the Conference USA Championship...collected a single and a triple versus ECU (5/24) at the Conference USA Championship...tallied an RBI, a run and a single versus Houston (5/25) during the season finale at the Conference USA Championship. Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in 48 games with 38 starts...37 starts came at second base and one came in centerfield...Drove in the game winning run twice; versus Alcorn State (4/11) and at UAB (4/13)...posted seven multi-hit and one multi-RBI contest...posted a season-long hitting streak of six games from February 24 - March 4...season long reached base streak ran from February 24 - March 9...ranked second on the team in hit-by-pitch (7)...ranked third on the team in assists (106)...was a part of 18 double plays...singled in the series opener versus Indiana (2/24)...was one-for-one with a run scored off the bench versus Indiana (2/26)...singled, doubled, plated an RBI and scored twice against Southeastern Louisiana (2/28)...reached base three times (single, BB, HBP) and scored twice in the series opener versus Alabama (3/2)...had a pair of base hits and scored a run in the series finale versus Alabama (3/4)...walked twice in a start versus Louisiana-Monroe (3/13)...homered and plated three RBIs to go along with a hit-by-pitch versus UMBC (3/25)...doubled and walked in the series opener versus Memphis (3/30)...walked twice, had a sacrifice bunt and scored three times in the middle game at Memphis (3/31)...walked, had an RBI and scored a run in the series finale at Memphis (4/1)...singled, drove in an RBI and scored a run versus Alcorn State (4/11)...had an RBI in the series opener at UAB (4/13)...had two hits - including a double - with a run scored and an RBI in the middle game of a series with #19 UCF (4/21)...had two hits - including a double - with an RBI and two runs scored in the series finale versus #19 UCF (4/22)...doubles, scored a run and drove in an RBI in the series finale at East Carolina (4/29)...doubled, tripled, scored a run and drove in an RBI at #4 LSU (5/1)...had two hits and scored a run in the series opener and series finale versus Southern Miss (5/4 & 5/6)...doubled and scored a run in the series finale at Houston (5/13)...singled and drove in an RBI in the middle game of a series with Marshall (5/18)...doubled, scored a run and plated an RBI versus UAB (5/25) at the Conference USA Tournament...had a hit and a walk versus UCF (5/26) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Named Academic All-Conference USA...appeared in 56 games with 38 starts...plated the game winning run four times during the season - against New Orleans (3/20), Utah (4/22) and Jackson State (4/27) and at the Conference USA Tournament versus Houston (5/27)...ranked second on the team in home runs (3)...sat third on the squad in batting average (.272) and slugging percentage (.391)...owned ten multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games...held a season-long hitting streak of six games from March 18-March 27...reached base safely in ten straight games from March 11-March 26...was one-for-one with a run scored in a pinch-hit appearance against Wichita State (3/11)...hit his first collegiate home run against Southeastern Louisiana (3/15) and drove in three runs...had four hits - including a double - with two runs scored, three RBI's and a stolen base in a three-game series versus New Orleans (3/18-3/20)...was four-for-four with two runs scored and a stolen base versus Nicholls State (3/22)...had two hits, with a home run, walked twice, drove in two RBI's and scored four runs in the second game of a series at Southern Miss (3/26)...singled and drove in an RBI in each of the first two games of a series at UCF (4/8-4/9)...had a single, a double and a walk, scored once and plated three RBI's against Southeastern Louisiana (4/19)...drove in three runs against Jackson State (4/27)...doubled and drove in two RBI's in the series opener versus UAB (4/29)...had five hits, scored three runs and drove in two RBI's in a three-game series against Memphis (5/6-5/8)...had two hits and scored a run in the series finale against East Carolina (5/21)...doubled and drove in three runs against Houston (5/27) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2010 (Freshman): Redshirted.
About Bowen Woodson
Prep: A member of the 4A North State Championship Team, Woodson was also selected as 4A First-Team All-State by the Mississippi Association of Coaches and Crossroads-Diamond Club as well as one of the state's Top 20 Underclassmen by The Clarion Ledger...Named All-District in 2008 and 2009 at Vicksburg High School in Mississippi for coach Jamie Creel...All-County selection in 2008 and 2009...team most valuable offensive player in 2009 and most valuable defensive player in 2007...Gator award recipient...helped Vicksburg to the district championship in both 2008 and 2009, and the North State championship in 2008...a two-sport athlete, Woodson was a two-time all-county soccer player in 2008 and 2009, earning team MVP honors...named the Vicksburg Post Player of the Year in soccer 2008.
Personal:Born Bowen Grant Woodson on April 1, 1991...son of Stan and Nita Woodson... has one older brother, Tanner, who plays baseball at Millsaps College...intends to major in chemical engineering.