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Sam Bjorngjeld
Sam  Bjorngjeld

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
W.P. Clements

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
09/26/1994


2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in six games, all in relief…went 0-0 with a 0.96 ERA in 9.1 innings…allowed four hits, one run and one earned run while striking out seven and walking five…held opponents to a .125 batting average…made his collegiate debut against UConn (3/27) in 1.1 innings out of the bullpen, striking out one…pitched one inning against Houston (5/3)…struck out a career-best five in 4.2 innings against Southern Miss (5/12)…appeared for 0.2 innings of work during the second game of a doubleheader at Memphis (5/16)…tossed a third of an inning against East Carolina (5/21) at The American Baseball Championship…struck out one against UNC Wilmington (5/29) during the NCAA Baton Rouge Regionals… also started one game at designated hitter against LSU (3/24), but was pulled for a pinch hitter before heading to the plate.

2014 (Freshman): Did not play during his freshman year.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors, as well as the C-USA Academic Medal for maintaining a cumulative-GPA of 3.75 or better.

About Sam Bjorngjeld

Prep: Was a two-year letterwinner at W.P. Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas...played first base and pitcher...helped lead his team to a regional semi-finals finish during his junior year...named to the Rawlings Texas All-State Honorable Mention team...was a second team All-District first baseman during his senior year...also played summer baseball with the Columbia Angels where they were a semi-finalist for the 2012 WWBA 17U National Championship.

Personal: Born Sam Bjorngjeld on September 26, 1994...son of Ann and John Bjorngjeld...has one older brother, Andrew...plans to study business at Tulane.
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