MSU Ends Season With 40-22 Mark After Seawolves Erase Five-Run Deficit
MSU Notches 40th Victory With Decisive 12-2 Win Over Host Miami
MSU Faces Loser of Miami-Stony Brook Game in Elimination Contest Saturday
MSU Faces Second-Seeded UCF in First Postseason Game Since 2003
MSU Moves on to Face Southern Illinois Thursday Evening
Brock Chaffin on the Bears First NCAA Appearance Since 2003
MVC Tournament - Bears vs. WSU Postgame Press Conference
2011: Chaffin was Missouri State's leading hitter with a .344 average while ranking second on the team with six homers and 37 RBIs...Was a second-team All-MVC pick as a designated hitter...Batted .407 with runners in scoring position and .395 with runners on base...Slugged 13 doubles and scored 31 runs while drawing 32 walks...Hit safely in 11 of his first 13 at-bats of the year, including a 5-for-5 effort against Washington (Feb. 18)...Ranked second on the team with 16 two-out RBIs...On-base percentage of .468 ranked third in the MVC and 60th nationally, while he ranked sixth in the league with a .550 slugging mark...Played in 53 total games with 35 starts at DH and 10 at first base, where he boasted a .989 fielding percentage...Posted 16 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI efforts while landing five game-winning RBIs...Had seven RBIs, including a game-ending grand slam, against Indiana State (April 22)...Stole four bases in as many tries...Played for the St. Joseph Mustangs in the MINK League over the summer, batting .290 with 20 RBIs and 25 runs scored in 46 games.
Background: Chaffin came to Missouri State after two seasons at Longview Community College in Lee's Summit, Mo., where he was a teammate of fellow MSU junior Spiker Helms...Hit .473 with 15 homers and 88 RBIs as a sophomore at Longview, adding 60 runs, 97 hits and an .815 slugging percentage in helping the Lakers to a Region 16 title...Was a first-team All-American and Region 16 Player of the Year as a sophomore...Hit .276 with 31 RBIs and 15 extra-base hits as a freshman...As a prep, Chaffin was first-team all-state, all-district and all-conference as both a junior and senior, and his Stoutland teams won conference and district titles on the way to a Class 1 runner-up finish both seasons.
Personal: Brock Edward Chaffin is the son of William Chaffin and Karen Phipps...Born December 18, 1989, in Springfield, Mo...Majoring in marketing with a computer science minor.