2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 SEC All-Tournament Team
Advanced hitter with a lot of pop in his bat and excellent speed … made an immediate impact in 2013 as a vital offensive contributor, playing as LSU's primary designated hitter … will contend for starting roles in 2014 either in left field or at designated hitter … a member of the 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a kinesiology major.
Played in 54 games (43 starts), batting .314 (55-for-175) with 18 doubles, one triple, two homers, 30 RBI and 26 runs … LSU's lead-off hitter in 41 games; the Tigers were 33-8 in those contests … started 31 games at DH, 11 games in right field and one game in left field … batted .333 (30-for-90) in SEC regular-season games with 12 doubles, two homers and 17 RBI … batted .714 (5-for-7) in NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with one double, two RBI and two runs … voted to the 2013 SEC All-Tournament Team as the DH after collecting five hits, including a double, two RBI and two runs … led LSU to a series win at Texas A&M and provided the game-winning RBI in the victory over the Aggies on May 11 that clinched the SEC Western Division title for the Tigers … McMullen batted .455 (5-for-11) in the three games at A&M with two doubles, four RBI and one run scored … in Game 2 win over the Aggies (May 10), he collected a career-high four hits, including two doubles, and tied his career best with three RBI … in the 2-1, eight-inning series finale victory at Texas A&M (May 11), McMullen delivered the game-winning RBI in the top of the eighth inning with a two-strike sacrifice fly …provided game-winning RBI in both LSU wins at Arkansas (April 12 and 14) - three-run homer on April 12 in 5th inning of Game 1 gave LSU 3-0 lead in a 6-2 Tiger victory; McMullen's sacrifice fly in 10th inning of Game 3 on April 14 broke 3-3 tie and provided go-ahead run in LSU win over the Razorbacks … 2-for-4 at Missouri on March 31 with two RBI … 1-for-4 at Tulane on March 26 with career-best three RBI.
PRIOR TO LSU
A 2012 JUCO All-America and All-Conference selection who hit .452 with 21 doubles, nine triples, five homers and 37 RBI … scored 66 runs and posted a .525 on-base percentage … received 2012 National Junior College Athletic Association Award for Superior Academic Achievement … a 2010 All-State performer at Brother Martin High School in New Orleans, where he batted .395 with five homers in his senior year.
Parents are Joel and Cathy McMullen … has an older brother, Kyle, and an older sister, Caitlyn … cousin is former Mississippi State slugger and MLB All-Star Will Clark … says he “grew up watching the Tigers, and I want to play for the best program in the country to compete for a national championship each year” … majoring in kinesiology at LSU … born June 4, 1992 in New Orleans.
McMullen's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 7 at Alabama (4/20/13)
Hits: 4 at Texas A&M (5/10/13)
Runs Scored: 3 twice; most recently vs. Southern (4/10/13)
Doubles: 2 at Texas A&M (5/10/13); vs. Kentucky (4/6/13)
Triples: 1 vs. New Orleans (5/14/13)
Home Runs: 1 vs. Ole Miss (5/16/13); at Arkansas (4/12/13)
RBI: 3 four times; most recently at Texas A&M (5/10/13)