28 Derrian James
28 Derrian James
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Port Arthur, Texas
Previous College: Panola College
Position: OF
B/T: R/R

2014
Saw action in 14 games and made three starts… Scored a run in his ORU debut against Southeast Missouri State (2/16)… Scored the game-winning run in the series opener versus Harvard (2/28)… Walked and scored two times against Northwestern State (3/14).



PRIOR TO ORU
Played for Todd Shelton at Panola College in Carthage, Texas... Helped Panola to a second place finish in the Region XIV North Zone standings… Hit .306 as a sophomore with 57 hits, seven doubles, a triple and three home runs… Started his college career at San Jacinto College-North in Houston, Texas… Recorded four hits and two RBI’s in 29 at bats as a freshman.



HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Beaumont West Brook HS in 2011… Was an All-District performer in baseball under Head Coach Jacob Walton… Also an All-District selection in basketball… Junior year was highlighted by a walk-off homerun in the playoffs against Pearland HS.



PERSONAL
Son of Eric and Damitra James of Port Arthur, Texas… Seeking a degree in business management at ORU.