Game is first of two meetings between regional rivals this season
Cowboy third baseman slugged three home runs in K-State series
K-State hands OSU 3-2 loss
Rea homers twice, Hursh gets fourth win of season
Three-game series opens Friday at 7 p.m.
2013: Named to the All-Big 12 Second Team as an infielder ... came off bench in season opener but started final 59 games of season ... led the team in batting average (.314), runs (42), hits (72), RBIs (45) and walks (33) ... ranked in the top 10 in the Big 12 in hits, walks and RBIs ... powered his way to a .445 slugging percentage, the second highest for the Cowboys ... had 14 multi-hit games, including six with three hits ... put together an 18-game hitting streak from 2/15-3/28, the longest streak by a Cowboy since 2008 ... hit .361 during the streak (26-for-72) with three homers, five doubles, 16 RBIs and a .583 slugging percentage ... reached base in 24-straight games (3/30-5/14), also a team-high on the season ... had seven multi-RBI games, including four RBIs in a 14-3 win at Kansas (4/6) ... hit .368 with runners in scoring position ... garnered Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors on Feb. 18 after going 6-for-11 with three RBIs, three runs and a pair of walks against New Mexico (2/15-17) ... collected an RBI single in his first career at bat for the Cowboys (2/15) ... had a 10th-inning, walk-off home run against Loyola Marymount (3/8).