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Payton Squier
Payton  Squier

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Greenway HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
C

Experience:
2L


07/17/2017

UNLV Has 75 Earn Spring Academic All-MW Team Status

Women’s swimming & diving and baseball boast double-digit representatives.

06/14/2017

Rebel Trio Taken In MLB Draft

Payton Squier and Justin Jones selected by the Oakland Athletics, Ernie De La Trinidad chosen by the Arizona Diamondbacks on day three.

05/20/2017

Rebels Season Comes To A Close Saturday

UNLV Baseball’s Ernie De La Trinidad and Cody Howard knocked in two RBI apiece in regular-season finale against San Jose State.

05/19/2017

Rebels Rally From Early Deficit To Beat Spartans

UNLV Baseball’s Justin Jones goes 4-for-4 with four RBI, while three others score three runs apiece in 12-4, come-from-behind win Friday.

05/14/2017

Richy Silences The Wolf Pack In 9-1 Win

UNLV Baseball’s Paul Richy tossed a complete game, while Nick Ames knocked in four RBI Sunday against Nevada, Reno.

2016: Named to the Mountain West All-Conference First Team ... Finished the year ranked 52nd and 59th nationally in hits per game and batting average, respectively ... Led the Rebels in batting average (.375), hits (81), on-base percentage (.439), stolen bases (eight) and multiple-hit games (25) ... Tied for the team lead in walks (26) ... Started all 55 contests played in with 53 in left field and two in center field ... Had a total of 10 extra-base hits with nine doubles and one home run ... Had at least one hit in 45 games, which translated to a .491 batting average (81 hits in 165 at-bats) ... Reached base safely in 50 games, which included streaks of 23 and 18 games ... Knocked in 28 RBI and scored 35 runs ... Had a .431 slugging percentage ... Had a season-high four hits against West Virginia (Feb. 26) as well as nine three-hit and 15 two-hit games ... Had five multiple-RBI games, which included a season-high three RBI against San Diego (April 11) ... Owned three hitting streaks of at least seven hits ... The first streak began against West Virginia (Feb. 26), lasted 10 games, and produced a .472 batting average, 17 hits, four multiple-hit games, three RBI and seven runs ... The second streak began against Ohio State (March 13), lasted seven games, and produced a .433 batting average, 13 hits, five multiple-hit games, five RBI and seven runs ... The third streak began against San Jose State (April 29), lasted 12 games, and produced a .511 batting average, 24 hits, eight multiple-hit games, eight RBI and seven runs ... Had two game-winning RBI/hits: a one-run single against Cal State Fullerton (April 24) and a sacrifice fly against San Jose State (April 29) ... Scored the game-winning run twice.

2015: Led the Rebels in at-bats (223), runs (36), hits (64), triples (three), sacrifice flies (six) and stolen bases (11) ... Started 54 of 56 contests played in with 33 starts at second base, 19 at third base and two as the designated hitter ... Had six doubles ... Knocked in 27 RBI ... Had a .341 slugging percentage and a .329 on-base percentage ... Had 14 multiple-RBI games, which included a season-high four hits against Air Force (April 26) ... Had six multiple-RBI games, which included a season-high three RBI against Pacific (Feb. 23), Long Beach State (March 31) and Air Force (April 24) ... Had nine multiple-run games, which included a season-high three against Northwestern (G1/March 21) ... Owned three hitting streaks of at least five hits ... The first streak began against Nebraska (Feb. 13), lasted nine games, and produced a .500 batting average, 15 hits, three multiple-hit games, six RBI and nine runs ... The second began against Fresno State (March 1), lasted five games, and produced a .277 batting average, five hits and one run ... The third began against Air Force (March 14), lasted 12 games and produced a .322 batting average, 19 hits, five multiple-hit games, seven RBI and 12 runs ... Had three game-winning RBI/hits: a sacrifice fly against Ohio State (April 11), a two-run double against Air Force (April 24) and a one-run single against Air Force (April 25) ... Scored the game-winning run five times ... Walked 16 times ... Stole 11 bases in 17 attempts.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Greenway High School in Phoenix, Ariz. ... A four-year letterwinner under Matt Denny ... Earned all-state second team honors as a senior ... Named to the All-Division II First Team ... Named to the All-Area Code Team ... Named to the Perfect Game West Region First Team ... Named to the Louisville Slugger Pre-Season High School All-America baseball team ... Saw time at second base and shortstop for the Demons ... Helped lead the Demons to a Division II state championship and a 29-4 overall record ... Team ranked ninth in the country by Perfect Game ... Hit .320 with 12 doubles, two home runs and 40 RBI as a senior ... Led the Demons to a state tournament appearance and a 31-4 overall record ... Hit .523 with 17 doubles and 19 stolen bases as a junior ... Owns the all-time hits record for Greenway at 176 in four years ... Also a two-year letterwinner in football, playing as a sophomore and a junior ... A 39th round draft pick by the Oakland Athletics in the 2014 MLB Draft, but instead decided to attend UNLV.

Personal: Payton King Squier was born Oct. 29, 1995, in Napa Valley, Calif. ... The son of Kelly and Scott Squier ... Has one brother, Scott, who played for Hawai'i and was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round of the 2014 MLB Draft ... Has not declared a major.

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