KISD Grad Norris Earns ASC, National Weekly Honors

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UT Dallas sophomore shortstop Jimmy Norris was named the American Southwest Conference Player of the Week, the week in February (2/18/2014). In addition, Norris was selected as part of the NCAA Division III National Team of the Week, according to {{more}}

Norris (Kennedale,TX/Kennedale HS) was explosive in his debut with the Comets, going 9-for-13 from the plate as UTD picked up three wins at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. The transfer sophomore scored seven runs while adding two RBI as UTD outscored its three opponents 24-10 over the weekend. Norris opened the season going 3-for-5 with three runs scored in an 11-5 win over Whitman. He followed up with a 5-for-5 performance, tying a UTD single game record for hits, with three more runs scored and a pair of steals in a 6-4 win over Puget Sound. Norris ended the weekend going 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in a 7-1 win over Hendrix Sunday.

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