Cole McWhorter
1  Cole McWhorter
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Orem, Utah

High School:
Timpanogos HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
INF

Experience:
3V

Bats/Throws:
R/R


02/17/2012

Baseball Drops Opener at Seattle U

Freshman Cole Butcher singled and scored in his first at-bat

02/16/2012

Baseball Opens 2012 Season at Seattle on Friday

UVU has won two straight GWC championships

At Utah Valley ...
Junior (2012):
Had season cut short due to injury ... played in six games ... had an RBI double in season-opener at Seattle.

Sophomore (2011): Named Great West Conference Academic All-Conference ... hit .320 with four home runs and 47 hits ... appeared in 41 games (38 starts) ... tied for second on team with 10 stolen bases ... had 13 multi-hit games, including a 3-for-3 day with an RBI against Seattle on May 4 ... drove in three runs despite going 2-for-6 at Nevada on April 2 ... hit a home run, with three runs batted in and three stolen bases in a 5-3 win at NJIT on April 8 ... went 3-for-4 with two RBIs against Houston Baptist on May 12.

Freshman (2010): Batted .336 with three home runs, nine doubles and three triples in 35 games (34 starts) ... had three, 3-hit games including 3-for-3 with a home runs two doubles and three RBI at NYIT on May 7 ... had a triple and two RBI in win at Southern Utah on Feb. 27 ... went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI at Northern Colorado on April 17 ... fielded .993 in 147 chances defensively (one error).

Redshirt (2009): Redshirted 2009 season due to injury.

Before Utah Valley ...

Went on an LDS mission prior to attending Utah Valley ... prepped at Timpanogos High School ... played baseball and basketball for the Timberwolves ... helped team to two state and region championships (2004 and 2005) ... named All-Region and All-State in baseball and basketball as a senior ... earned Academic All-State honors in baseball and basketball ... batted .445 as a senior at Timpanogos ... named to baseball State All-Tournament team.

Personal ...
Born July 17, 1987 ... graduated from Timpanogos High School in 2006 with a 3.99 GPA and was on the High Honor Roll ... will major in Business at Utah Valley and plans to attend medical school ... is an Eagle Scout and has worked with the Special Olympics ... served LDS mission in South Korea from 2006-08 ... enjoys golf, ping pong, snowboarding and wakeboarding ... his uncle, Lee Johnson, played in the NFL for 19 season with Cincinnati and New England, his grandpa, Don Dixon, played football at BYU, his father played baseball at East Texas and his sister played softball at Utah Valley and at Miami (Ohio) ... son of Debbie Wood and Skip and Carol McWhorter.