Played and started in 64 games in the outfield for the
Razorbacks in 2014 … Selected as a team captain … Hit .256 with 12 doubles, two
triples and three home runs … Drove in 37 runs and recorded a .350 on base
percentage … Recorded 11 assists from the outfield and did not commit an error
in 156 chances … Tallied three-hit games against San Francisco (March 7) and
Mississippi Valley State (March 25) … Drove in a season-high four runs against
Alabama (March 21) with a grand slam to erase a three-run deficit and give
Arkansas a fourth-inning lead … Recorded 13 multi-hit games, nine multi-RBI
games and had a seven-game hitting streak during the year … Named to the SEC
Baseball Community Service Team … Was selected in the 36th round of the 2014
Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Oakland Athletics with the
1092nd overall pick.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Started all 61 games and hit .288 with four homers and a team-high 49 RBI ... Tied for the team high with 68 hits and was third on the team with seven stolen bases … Finished second on the team with 11 multi-RBI games and fourth with 17 multi-hit games … Ranked eighth in the SEC in RBI … Defensively, only made one error in 112 chances and had six outfield assists ... Started the season on a 16-game hitting streak and reached base safely in the first 20 games of the season … Made his collegiate debut in the series vs. Western Illinois (2.15-2.17), starting all three games of the series and hitting .500 (5-for-10) with three RBI and three runs scored ... Had three hits with two RBI and two runs scored in the series finale vs. the Leathernecks ... Started both games of the doubleheader vs. New Orleans and went 3-for-8 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored ... Hit the first homer of his collegiate career and drove in three runs in the first game of the twin bill ... Drove in seven runs and had at least one hit in each game of the series vs. Evansville (2.22-2.24), extending his hitting streak to eight games ... Broke a 1-1 tie with an eighth-inning grand slam in the second game vs. the Purple Aces ... Extended his hitting streak to 12 games with at least one hit in each game of the Coca-Cola Classic (2.28-3.3) ... Hit .438 (7-for-16) during the tournament with two RBI and two stolen bases ... Batted .467 (7-for-15) with a home run and three RBI in the three-game series vs. San Diego State (3.7-3.9) ... Extended his hitting streak to 16 games with at least one hit in each game vs. the Aztecs ... Hit third homer of the season and went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored in game three vs. SDSU ... Had three hits and drove in a season-high five runs in series-opening win at South Carolina (3.22) ... Went 5-for-12 with three runs scored and a RBI in series vs. No. 15 Mississippi State (3.29-3.31) ... Had at least one hit in each game of the series and had two multi-hit games ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after his performance vs. the Bulldogs ... Hit .714 (5-for-7) with a RBI in the doubleheader vs. New Mexico (4.9) ... Had a pair of hits in the first game and reached base all five times in game two, going 3-for-3 with two walks ... Batted .308 (4-for-13) with a pair of RBI in series against No. 2 LSU (4.12-4.14) ... Had at least one hit in each game of the series, including a two-hit performance in the game two victory ... Belted his fourth homer of the season and drove in three runs in the series victory at No. 23 Kentucky (5.3-5.4) ... Reached base five times during the series vs. Tennessee (5.10-5.12), posting a .417 on-base percentage and finished the series with a RBI and two runs scored ... Went 5-for-12 with two RBI in the SEC Tournament (5.22-5.25) ... Had at least one hit in each game of the tournament, including a three-hit performance in the victory over No. 2 LSU ... Selected to the SEC Tournament All-Tournament Team … Drove in four runs and hit .294 (5-for-17) in the NCAA Manhattan Regional (5.31-6.2) … Had a pair of hits and two RBI in victories against Wichita State and Bryant … Named to the NCAA Manhattan Regional All-Tournament Team.
Spoon redshirted the 2012 season.
2012: Played for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in the Alaska Baseball League … Hit .283 with a team-leading 10 home runs and 33 RBI … Also led the team with 54 hits and tied for the team high with 11 doubles … Ranked as the No. 2 prospect in the Alaska Baseball League by Perfect Game and the No. 5 prospect by Baseball America.
Van Buren High School
Twice named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas team ... Earned all-state honors as a junior and helped his team to the 7A state championship game ... Named to the 7A all-state tournament team ... Selected to play for the East team in the 2011 Arkansas High School All-Star Game ... Was teammates with current Razorback junior pitcher Brandon Moore ... Also played basketball and football in high school.
Son of Rick and Robbie Spoon ... Has one sister, Danielle ... Majoring in recreation and sport management.