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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Sports. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 25, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19539.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Sports. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19539

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1992 - Sports, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 25, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19539.

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Title Houstonian 1992
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Title Sports
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript I .•<--* Lighting up the SCOREBOARD ^fjnrn^wmmwwwmw -ft** il photo by Thomas Nguyen Baseball Scores, continued HOUSTON Opponent 8 Texas Tech 9 7 Texas Tech 1 9 Texas Tech 10 17 McNeese State 3 1 Baylor 5 3 Baylor 1 7 Baylor 5 6 Lamar 3 6 UT-San Antonio 8 2 Tulane 5 4 Tulane 3 9 Stephen R Austin 4 1 Rice 6 0 Rice 4 5 Rice 4 3 Sam Houston State 4 3 Texas 4 4 Texas 1 0 Texas 4 2 Texas A&M 4 2 Texas A&M 1 1 Texas A&M 4 10 Lamar 11 5 TCU 3 c 2 2 TCU 5 1 6 Texas Tech 1 Uerrick Dietrick swings, but comes up empty. Dietrick had a slugging percentage of .386 this year.Photo by Thomas Nguyen. Ivicky Freeman throws one in from third. Freeman was chosen in the 1990 draft by the Atlanta Braves, but decided to come to UH to major in business. Ik Photo by Thomas Nguyen. Southwest Conference games in Bold JSjrk Taylor waits for the throw from the pitcher, Catcher Brien Strelau has a chat with third base but it may be too late to get the stealer out. Taylor coach Mike Gardner. Strelau's father was a member plaved several games at first base. Photo by Thomas of the 1967 Cougar team that went to the College Nguyen. World Series.P/zofo by Thomas Nguyen. Senior transfer Liles EXCELS In past years, athletes were labeled as jocks and their only goal was to win sporting events for their school. While there is nothing wrong with the desire to win, academics should be a priority for athletes who want to succeed. With the emphasis on academics today, the term 'student-athlete' is used, and Greyson in classes, on the basepads not only on the field as one of four seniors on the diamond squad,butalso in the locker nx)m with his usual optimistic attitude and willingness to help teammates. As for the transition from Arkansas, "I knew a lot of the seniors, and Kicky Freeman (a Bellaire I ligh School teammate). It was an easy process blending in with theCcx>gs. Liles is a perfect example. Liles transfered in this I tried to lead by example and felt like the team year from Arkansas and the change did not needed a leader." Even though Liles was with the affect his success at the desk or at the plate. With Cougars for c >nly (me year, he stated that ma n v his new team, Liles stepped up to the plate of the pile hers and hitters, including team bal against TCU. With theCougars trailing 3-2, Liles ting average leader I 'hil 1 ,ewis, regularly asked for advice. "I worked with I 'hil everyday during the fall, and it paid off two-fold with my skills improving as well." Coach Bragg Stockti >n inserted him as the starting first baseman to begin the season, but he struggled in the first half. team while amassing a.324 batting average and Towards mid-season, the senior left-hander led the Coogs with four homers and six triples, started to heat up as the everyday lead-off batter, all while maintaining a 3.25 GPA majoring in Liles credits his Christian faith for the reversal of electrical engineering. Along with the GTE hon- fortune. On many occasions, Liles led off the ors,he was named All-Southwest Conference as game with a hit to start the momentum swing- the utility infielder, finished second in team ing.''When I really started doing good, I decided hitting and seventh best in conference. that God would do the work; All of the great The determining factor for the transfer things that have happened to me are because of from hog country was playing time. Following Him, and I wouldn't do anything without Him. stroked a two-out, three run homer in the ninth inning to give Houston the win. Liles excelled ontheplaying field, and intheclassroomaswell. He was named to the National GTE Academic All-American. photo by Thomas Nguyen his junior year, Liles spoke with Arkansas Head Coach Norm DeBryn. After starting for the past two years, Liles inquired about his future with the team. DeBryn said that since Liles wasn't recruited, the incoming recruits would have the first look in fall practice. "I wanted to play," said Liles. "And the reason for me leaving is because ofthepohticsofreiTuiting.lwasn'trecrm of high schoolandthecoach was underpressure to go first with his recruits before me. They weren't going to give me much of a chance." I said to the Lord, if I'm meant to play baseball it's up to you." Stockton translates Liles' success to his strong faith and to his extremely diligent work ethics. "Greyson would stay after practice after everyone else had left to hone his hitting and defensive skills. He al wa ys had his game face on and was always mentally prepared to do his best,intheciassrcK)mas well as on the held. I le was organized and orderly, and consequently, an All-American." Although Liles was passed Uponhearingthisnews,LilesjumpedtoUHfor by the 1992 baseball draft, Stockton believes that a fair opportunity to play. Liles will be successful in whatever hejet& his Lilesimmediatelybecameateamleader, sights on.-Kevin Childers 152 Sports