Several Jayhawks hope to be selected
KU takes on Aggies at Bricktown Ballpark Wednesday
Jayhawks took two of three from Missouri in last series as members of the same conference
Kansas baseball handed out its end-of-the-year awards after the final regular season game.
KU-Mizzou meet for final time as Big 12 foes this weekend
Career Honors and Awards:
2012 (Senior): Tabbed First Team Academic All-Big 12 for the third time in his career ... Played in 52 games, including 47 starts at first base ... Batted .232 with seven doubles and 10 RBIs ... Recorded nine multi-hit games ... Hit .364 (16-for-44) against left-handed pitching ... Batted .364 (24-for-66) with three doubles and 11 runs scored in March games ... Matched a career high four hits, including a double and a stolen base, against North Dakota (March 6) ... Matched that with a 4-for-4 effort in Big 12 opener at Baylor (March 23) ... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored to lead team to first conference win of the season over Texas Tech (March 31) ... Collected two hits and a RBI in win over Kansas State (April 25) ... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI-double against Air Force (May 4).
Summer 2011:Played for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League ... Manager was Stefan McGovern ... Teammate of current Jayhawk Jordan Jakubov.
2011 (RS-Sophomore): Played in 53 games, making 52 starts ... Started 40 games at third base and 12 as the designated hitter ... Hit .286 with nine doubles, two homers and 23 RBIs ... Scored 27 runs and recorded a .360 on-base percentage ... Hit .359 (14-for-39) against left-handed pitching ... Reached base 23 times in 50 plate appearances (.460) when leading off an inning ... Second on the team with 11 two-out RBIs ... Led team with 16 multi-hit games ... Went 3-for-4 with a double against Southern Utah (March 1) ... Blasted first collegiate home run against Eastern Michigan (March 11) ... Hit safely in nine-straight games (March 5-March 20) ... Hit .338 (24-for-71) during the month of March ... Went 2-for-3 with a homer and two runs scored at Iowa (April 12) ... Collected a career-high four RBIs against Alabama A&M (May 14).
Summer 2010: Played for the Valley Center Diamond Dogs of the Walter Johnson League ... Head coach was Pat Hon.
2010 (RS-Freshman):Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Selected KU's Ron MacDonald Coach's Award winner ... Hit .273 with 12 doubles and 19 runs scored ... Hit .319 in away contests ... Recorded seven multi-hit games ... Hit safely in eight-straight games (Feb. 26-March 20) ... Collected a career-high four hits and two doubles against Iowa (March 7) ... Recorded a pair of hits at Baylor (March 28) ... Hit safely in seven-straight games (April 20-May 2) ... Went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and three runs scored at Wichita State (April 27) ... Recorded a go-ahead RBI in the 11th inning at Oklahoma State (May 1).
2009 (Freshman): Played in 13 games, making 12 starts in left field ... Collected his first collegiate hit in season-opener against Air Force (Feb. 20) ... Went 1-for-3 with an RBI against North Dakota (March 3) ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI against Northwestern (March 6) ... Injured in mid-March.
High School: Lettered four years in baseball for head coach Rocky Helm ... Named first team all-league three years at two different positions, first base and third base ... Tabbed first team All-State 6A two times as well as an all-metro selection ... Team won a state championship in 2005 and was the runner up the following season ... Batted .448 with 13 doubles and 33 RBIs in 23 games senior year ... Also lettered four years in football and twice in basketball ... A two-time first team all-league and first team All-State 6A selection in football as well as an all-metro selection ... A Wendy's High School Heisman State finalist ... KAKE TV student Athlete of the Year...Maize male Athlete of the Year ... A member of the National Honor Society and a Kansas Scholar Athlete.
Personal: Son of Mike and Carol Marasco ... Brother, Matt, played baseball at Kansas State and Emporia State ... Father, Mike, played baseball at Friends University ... A business major.