Appeared in 30 games making five starts... all five starts came in left field... saw time as a pinch runner (6 games), pinch hitter (8 games) and a defensive replacement (11 games)... batted .333 with 10 hits, four RBI, one double and one triple... played flawless defense... scored three runs as a pinch-runner... collected a hit in his first AB of the season against Texas Tech on February 15... appeared in all three games against Florida Atlantic, earning a start in game three.. was 1-for-3 with two runs scored... came off the bench in February 26 contest against Dallas Baptist... was a perfect 3-for-3 with two runs and a RBI... started three consecutive games from March 5-8... was 4-for-11 in those three starts... went 3-for-4 in start against Manhattan with a run driven in on March 4... tallied another hit against the Jaspers on March 6... picked up third RBI of the season against Rice with a pinch-hit sacrifice fly... also started against Southern Miss on March 20... collected a pinch-hit RBI-double at Charlotte on April 23... was 4-for-8 as a pinch-hitter.
Appeared in 17 games on the season and started two... batted .267 on the season... saw most of his action late in games... first appearance of the season came on Feb. 15 against Texas State in game one... drew a walk in only plate appearance... earned start in game two against the Bobcats... was 1-for-3... started against Arizona on March 11... went 0-for-3 at the plate... best game came off the bench against Memphis on March 20... was 2-for-2 with a run scored... picked up fourth hit of the season off the bench against Houston on March 28.
Played one season at Pepperdine under head coach Frank Sanchez... saw limited action for the Waves as a red-shirt freshman.
Was selected to the all-district team in 2000 and 2001 while at Colleyville Heritage High School... named the 2001 district Defensive MVP.
Full name is Jerid Michael Buttell... born October 1, 1982... son of Julie and Michael Buttell... has an older sister, Krystal and a younger brother, Jeremy... majoring in business management.