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Gage Green

School

Oklahoma State

Position
Catcher/Outfielder
Major
Health Education & Promotion

Classroom

A health education and promotion major, Gage Green maintains a 3.465 GPA. He is a three-time Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection and has been named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll seven times. In 2014, he was named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 First Team. Green has been named to the OSU Dean’s Honor Roll three times and has won the OSU Academic Achievement Award four times. Additionally, he was been named the OERB Student-Athlete of the Week.

Character

As evidenced by his work on and off the field, Green epitomizes what a student-athlete should be, volunteering his time and efforts in the community while excelling on the classroom and on the field. One of the undisputed leaders on the team, Green is a competitor the Cowboys can count on being on the field and doing whatever it takes to win, as evidenced by his versatility and skills at several different positions. Green is a player who gives all-out effort all the time and has played through numerous injuries, including broken bones.

Community

Green has been involved in numerous community activities throughout his four years in Stillwater. He has spent time volunteering with the Salvation Army and the Special Olympics, and he has also participated in a number of Coaches vs. Cancer events. He also was part of a group that volunteered with Faith Mission serving dinner to less fortunate members of the community.

Competition

Green has played in nearly 200 games in his OSU career and started the majority of those. As a junior, he was named All-Big 12 First Team as a catcher and was an ABCA All-Midwest Region Second Team performer after leading the Cowboys with a .310 batting average and 20 stolen bases. He also ranked in the top 10 in the Big 12 with 74 hits.

Green’s versatility has proven to be a huge asset for the Cowboys. As a junior, he started 25 games at catcher, 23 in center field and 14 in left field. With Green helping lead the way, OSU won 48 games a year ago, which including winning the program’s first-ever Big 12 regular season championship and advancing to the third NCAA Super Regional in program history. The Cowboys finished the season ranked 10th in the nation.

Early in the 2015 season, Green is hitting a team-high .366 and leads the team in homers and stolen bases while starting all 11 games and continuing to be used as a catcher and outfielder.