UNLV baseball will meet North Dakota State in loser-out action at 2:00 p.m. PT.
UNLV Armstrong enters his second season with the UNLV baseball program in 2014 ... Named to the 2014 Mountain West Preseason All-Conference Baseball Team ... Named to Perfect Game's 2014 Mountain West Preseason All-Conference Team ... He is the top returning hitter not only for the Rebels this season, but also in the Mountain West ... Projected to be the starting first basemen for the Rebels to open the season.
2013 - JUNIOR Played in 49 games and made 46 starts for the Rebels as a junior ... Earned second-team all-conference honors ... Ranked fourth in the Mountain West after hitting .373 on the season ... Led the Rebels with a .596 slugging percentage and hit seven home runs, 15 double and 40 RBI, all of which were second highest on the team ... Recorded 16 multi-hit games, including two four-hit performances (at UC Riverside, April 16; vs. UC Riverside, April 30) ... Hit two home runs against UC Riverside and recorded a season-high 11 total bases against the Highlanders on April 30 ... Hit two doubles in three separate games: vs. Gonzaga in Stockton, Calif. (Feb. 22, 2013), vs. Air Force (March 30, 2013) and at UC Riverside (April 16, 2013) ... Primarily played first base, but also served as the designated hitter and saw time in the outfield for the Rebels ... Named to the 2013 Spring Academic All-Mountain West team.
SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE Spent three years at Sacramento City College under Andy McKay ... Helped the Panthers to two Super Regional apperances ... Was named to the All-Big 8 Second Team as a sophomore ... Hit .262 with 37 hits ... He led the Panthers with 23 RBI and four home runs as a sophomore ... Was named to the All-Big 8 Second Team as a freshman ... Hit .305 with 31 RBI and one home run as a freshman ... He led the team with 11 doubles.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2009 graduate of Lodi High School in Lodi, Calif. ... A three-year letterwinner under Hobie Schultz ... Also lettered two years on the football team ... Played quarterback, linebacker and served as the team's punter.
PERSONAL Patrick Allen Armstrong was born July 16, 1991 in Lodi, Calif. ... The son of Teresa and Mark ... Father was an two-time all-conference player at Maine in 1978-79 and was part of a Black Bears team that went to the CWS in 1976 ... Has two older sisters, Elizabeth and Sarah, and one younger brother, Joey, who is also in his second season at UNLV ... Majoring in sociology.