Christian Overstreet
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Christian Overstreet

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nixa, Mo.

High School:
Nixa HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
Outfielder

B/T:
L/R

2009: Overstreet started eight games in the outfield and seven at designated hitter while appearing in 26 contests, finishing the year with a .196 average and .373 slugging figure ... Went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and two runs at Sam Houston State (2/28) ... Hit a solo homer against SEMO (3/18) ... Doubled and scored twice at Arkansas State (4/15) ... Hit an RBI double versus Wichita State (4/17) ... Hit an RBI triple and scored in his only plate appearance against Indiana State (5/15) ... Six of his 10 hits went for extra bases.

2008: Overstreet played in 32 games, making 17 starts between the outfield and first base ... Ranked fourth on the team with 19 walks despite recording just 44 official at bats ... Hit .227, scored 13 runs and was a 9-for-10 in stolen base attempts ... Hammered his first career home run as a pinch-hitter at No. 8 Wichita State (4/6), a three-run shot ... Homered again two days later against Saint Louis (4/8) ... Walked three times and scored twice versus Evansville (4/12) ... Drove in two runs against the Aces the next day ... Reached base twice and scored two times at Bradley (4/19) ... Hit a pinch-hit RBI double at Indiana State (5/4) ... Had two stolen bases in three separate games.

2007: Played in 18 games with seven starts as a rookie, hitting .233 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored ... Went 1-for-2 with a double at Oral Roberts (3/7) ... Drove in the first run of his career with a pinch-hit single versus Southeast Missouri State (4/3) ... Logged his first career two-hit day at Dallas Baptist (4/14).

Background: Overstreet entered his senior season at Nixa High as a preseason Louisville Slugger All-American, and lived up to the billing by hitting .508 with a 2-1 pitching record and a 2.03 ERA to earn first-team all-state, all-Ozarks, all-district and all-conference recognition ... Owns school and state records for a season and career in several categories, including runs, triples, homers, walks and slugging percentage ... Led Nixa to its first ever Central Ozark Conference title as a junior ...The versatile Overstreet was a multiple-position performer for Nixa in football and played guard for the Eagles in basketball.

Personal:
Christian Overstreet is the son of Mark Overstreet ... Born September 30, 1987, in Rolla, Mo. ... Has three siblings, Tyler, Joel and Katelyn ... A physical education major at MSU.

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