Crimson Tide gets another solid outing in Mike Oczypok
CAREER AWARDS 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team
SENIOR (2013) Appeared in 53 games and was in the starting lineup 47 times, including the last 25 games of the season in left field ... made 42 starts in the outfield and five as the designated hitter ... finished the season with a .237 batting average after hitting .226 in Southeastern Conference games ... had four doubles, 16 RBI and 24 runs scored on the year ... walked 18 times and was hit by a pitch eight times and had a .335 on base percentage ... led the team with a career-high nine sacrifice bunts and finished his career with 16 sac bunts to ranked tied for eighth all-time at Alabama ... tied for the team-lead with 13 walks during SEC play ... had three doubles, nine RBI and 12 runs scored against conference opponents ... tied for the team lead with five outfield assists, throwing two runners out at home, one at third and two at second base ... hit .230 with a .337 on-base percentage with 34 hits, 16 RBI and 23 runs scored as a starter ... was 3-for-11 in the Tallahassee Regional, with two runs scored ... reached base twice in two of three games at No. 1 Vanderbilt, and added a run scored and a RBI for the series finale (5.18) ... posted his second three-hit game of the season in the rubber match against Missouri (5.12), with three singles as part of a .400 weekend (4-for-10) ... tallied a single and a double and a pair of runs scored in the win over Mississippi Valley State (5.7) ... carded a multi-hit effort in the second game of the doubleheader at No. 15 Mississippi State (5.4) ... clubbed a pair of singles and added an RBI in the win over Southern Mississippi (4.24) ... was a key performer in the 16-inning Saturday matchup versus No. 2 LSU (4.20), reaching base on two singles and a walk, with three RBI and a run scored ... had his fourth multi-hit game of the season and added a run scored and an RBI vs. UAB (4.16) ... drew a walk in each game of the series with No. 18 Mississippi ... finished the series finale (4.14) with an RBI double, a run scored and a walk ... went 2-for-4 for his third multi-hit game of the season against Alcorn State (4.9) ... contributed a single, a double and a run scored after coming in as a replacement in the final game of the series with No. 9 Arkansas (4.6) ... reached base twice versus Southeastern Louisiana (4.2) and scored each time, including a walk and an RBI-single ... made an appearance in each game of the Auburn series and drew a bases-loaded walk in the series finale (3.30) ... recorded his first stolen base of the season versus Jacksonville State (3.20), and also pitched in a single, a walk, and a run scored ... was hit by pitch three times at Samford (3.19), and pitched in a run scored and a RBI ... started every game of the Tennessee series and put up at least a run scored in each one ... had his strongest game in the season in the second game (3.16), going 3-for-4 with a double and two singles and had two runs scored ... came in to left field as a substitution vs. Memphis (3.13) and was hit by a pitch in his only at-bat ... was starting in the Alabama lineup as the designated hitter for all three games of the Louisville series ... had a hit, a run scored, and an RBI in the season opener at Louisville (3.8) ... started as the designated hitter versus Auburn (3.5), picking up a hit on the night ... got the start as the designated hitter in the final game of the Tulane series (3.3), recording his first hit and RBI of the season ... appeared as a pinch hitter vs. Samford (2.26) ... made his only appearance of the VMI series in game two, went 0-for-3 after entering the game in the fourth inning as a pinch-hitter ... finished the game in left field.
JUNIOR (2012) Posted a .185 average, appearing 27 times with 19 starts, 16 of those in right field ... did not have an error all season ... had two multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game ... recorded one hit, one run and one RBI in four at-bats against Georgia (May 17) ... posted a season-high tying two hits and two runs along with one RBI in the last game of the series versus Mississippi State (May 6) ... went 1-for-3 in the series opener at Tennessee (March 30) scoring one run, with a season-high two RBI and a hit by a pitch ... recorded a season-high five at-bats in the second game at Tennessee (March 31) ... scored one run and had a season-high two walks in the final game of the series at Tennessee (April 1) ... had season-highs in the last game at Arkansas (March 18), getting two hits, including his second double of the season (18th of his career), three total bases and two runs ... as a pinch-runner, scored the game winning run against Samford (March 14), coming off a fielder's choice by teammate Ben Moore ... hit .462 (6-for-13) with five RBI, three runs scored, a double, triple and a home run in weekend sweep against No. 23 Auburn ... recorded his first RBI of the season against Louisville (March 10) ... went 1-for-3 and collected one run against Auburn (March 6) ... recorded one run on one hit in the first game of the series at Tulane (March 2), in his third start of the season ... started on opening day in right field against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 17).
SOPHOMORE (2011) Put together a solid sophomore campaign for Alabama ... finished the season starting 59 of the Tide's 61 games, including all 30 SEC games ... led the team in HBP, getting hit 12 times ... hit .250 with 26 runs, 26 RBI and one stolen base ... hit .277 with 13 runs, 13 RBI with two triples in SEC play ... his two triples in SEC play led the team in that category while his three total triples ranked second on the team ... Tallahassee Regional: Started all four games in right field, with two hits, one run and two RBI in the four games ... SEC Tournament: started in right field all three games of the SEC Tournament, had two hits including an RBI double against Arkansas ... Auburn: went 3-for-11 with one run, RBI, walk, HBP and stolen base in the series ... LSU: had two hits with one RBI and two walks ... Mississippi State: was 4-for-11, including a triple, with two runs in the series ... Tennessee: went 5-for-8 with one run, three RBI, one walk and one HBP for the three-game set ... had a standout game one (April 14) in which he went 3-for-3 with one run and three RBI ... MVSU: Went 1-for-4 with two RBI, while walking once and getting hit by two pitches ... Vanderbilt: scored one run, had an RBI, was hit-by-a-pitch and walked three times for a .455 on-base percentage in the series ... UAB (Regions): was 1-for-4 with the Tide's lone RBI for the night ... Kentucky: started all three games, the first two in right field and the last one in left field and hit .307 (4-for-13) with two runs and three RBI in the series ... Jacksonville State: Got the nod in right field and went 1-for-3 with one run scored ... UAB: Went 1-for-2 with one run, one RBI and one walk ... Mississippi: started all three games, the first in left and the last two in right, and exploded on offense, sporting the Tide's highest average for the weekend (.636; 7-for-11) while adding three RBI and scoring four runs ... went 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run while hitting his first triple of the season in game two (March 19) ... Eastern Illionis: went 3-for-9 with an RBI and two runs ... Troy: went 1-for-3 with one run and two RBI and had the game-winning RBI on double in the bottom of the 11th inning ... Northwestern State: Started all three games in right field and went 3-for-8 with three runs for the weekend ... Southern Mississippi: went 3-for-4 with one run, two RBI and a walk ... Alcorn State: played in two games, starting in one (Feb. 19) and went 1-for-3 with one RBI in the series and had one outfield assist.
FRESHMAN (2010) Named to the SEC All-Freshman team ... played in 58 games with 49 starts ... had 48 starts in right field and one start in left field (versus Florida, May 7) ... hit .247 with 27 runs scored, eight doubles, one triple, one home run and 27 RBI ... was second on team with four outfield assists ... went 2-for-5 as a pinch hitter ... made NCAA Tournament debut against Elon on June 4, then collected two hits against Mercer on June 6 ... tallied four hits and team-high five RBI in four SEC Tournament games ... hit game-winning two-run single in first-round win over Auburn ... had a two-run double in a 5-2 semifinal win over Florida ... team's second-leading hitter at Tennessee, where he batted .364 (4-for-11) with four runs scored, one double and one RBI ... his one-out single keyed a three-run eighth inning in a 9-7 comeback win on May 22 ... stroked game-tying double in fourth inning of game two versus the Vols ... batted .333 (2-for-6) against Mississippi with two doubles, one RBI and three walks ... had game-tying RBI double in seventh inning of the series-clinching win on May 16 ... batted .400 (4-for-10) against No. 3 Florida with five runs scored, one home run and two RBI ... scored season-high four runs in a 10-8 win in the series finale ... slugged his first career home run against Florida on May 7 ... collected two-run, pinch-hit single against Mississippi Valley State on April 28 ... had two hits in three-game series with Mississippi State ... stroked a one-out double and scored the winning run in eighth inning of a 9-8 win on April 25 ... recorded first career pinch hit at Arkansas on March 28 ... made first SEC start against the Razorbacks on March 27 and went 1-for-4 with a run scored and his first career triple ... made his SEC debut as a defensive replacement in the outfield against Vanderbilt on March 20 ... started two games against Stony Brook and went 2-for-6 with one run scored and three RBI ... when he went 2-for-4 with one run scored and three RBI on March 13 ... recorded his first career extra base hit against Illinois-Chicago on Feb. 27 ... went 1-for-3 with one run scored and two RBI in his career debut against South Alabama on Feb. 20, as the opening day right fielder ... smashed two-run single in fifth inning of opener that gave the Tide a 5-3 lead en route to a 12-4 win.
HIGH SCHOOL A four-year starter and two-way player at St. Paul's High School ... played for Shane Sullivan, Scott McDonald and Jason Glasscock during his career ... played in all 134 games during his four-year career ... hit .455 with 149 runs scored and 118 stolen bases in his high school career ... 2008 Louisville Slugger High School All-American and three-time ASWA all-state selection ... hit .515 (52-for-101) with three home runs, 39 RBI and 31 stolen bases as a senior ... named 2008 Louisville Slugger High School All-American ... named 2008 ASWA All-State selection ... named to Mobile Register's Deadly Diamond Team ... compiled 10-2 record and 1.39 ERA with 78 strikeouts on the mound ... as a junior, he hit .430 (37-for-86) with 25 runs scored, two home runs, 25 RBI and 24 stolen bases ... selected to play in the 2008 Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) North-South all-star game in Huntsville ... also participated in the 2008 Perfect Game National Showcase and 2008 WWBA 17-and-under National Championships ... a standout wide receiver on the St. Paul's football team, and was a member of the 2007 Class 5A football state championship team that defeated Briarwood Christian, 14-13, at Birmingham's Legion Field ... played on the same high school team at current Alabama quarter AJ McCarron and former safety Mark Barron ... also played football and baseball with Destin Hood, a 2008 Tide football signee, who signed a pro baseball contract with the Washington Nationals.
PERSONAL Full name is Terry Andrew Miller, Jr. ... born Aug. 3, 1990 ... parents are Terry and Darlene Miller ... has one sister, Brittney is married to former South Alabama right-hander P.J. Walters, who is currently with the Minnesota Twins organization ... majoring in general studies human environment sciences.