Made 19 appearances as a junior, including a pair of starts ... selected as a second team Academic All-Big 12 performer ... finished with a 1-0 record and a 3.60 ERA in 20 innings of work ... struck out 16 batters while walking only eight ... made the first start of his Aggie career on March 1 against Texas-Pan American, logging five innings while allowing just one run and striking out six ... picked up the win at Kansas State (April 2), tossing 1.1 scoreless relief innings ... drew the start against Houston (April 5), allowing two runs in 3.2 innings of work.
Situational lefty finished third on the squad with 24 relief appearances ... compiled a 1-0 record with a 10.47 ERA ... tossed 16.1 innings on the year, striking out 17 ... came in during the season opener against Seton Hall (Feb. 19), retired the side in order in the eighth, fanning a batter in the process ... tossed an inning in each of the first two games of the year, both Aggie wins ... earned a hold against BYU (March 3) by retiring the Cougars' three-hole hitter with the tying run on base ... tied for the team lead in holds with two ... gave up just one run in first 10 games of the year ... earned his only win of the season against No. 23 K-State (May 23), entering a 2-2 game in the eighth with the go-ahead run at second ... induced a foul out and a 10-pitch strikeout to end the threat ... ... earned first team Academic All-Big 12 recognition.
True freshman ranked fourth on the staff with 18 relief appearances ... finished the year 1-1 with a 3.09 ERA ... stranded six of eight inherited runners and ranked second on the staff with three holds ... situational lefty allowed an earned run in just four outings ... combined for 2.1 innings of no-hit relief in two outings against top-15 teams in Oklahoma City at the Big 12 Tournament ... picked up a big hold in A&M's 17-15, come-from-behind win over No. 8 Oklahoma in Big 12 Tourney (May 22) ... fanned three Sooners in 1.2 no-hit innings of relief in front of a pro-Sooner crowd in OKC ... did not given up a hit in 3.2 innings of work in Big 12 play, fanning seven (5 app) ... struck out a career-high four in two innings of work vs. Nebraska (April 19) ... played summer ball for the Mat-Su Miners (Palmer, Alaska) of the wood-bat Alaskan League ... joined with teammates Scott Arthur and Clayton Ehlert to help lead the Miners to the league championship ... went 1-1 with a 2.21 ERA, fanning 23 batters in just over 20 innings of work ... also played with the Anchorage Glacier Pilots and helped lead the team to the NBC World Series title game ... allowed two hits and fanned eight over six shutout innings of work, holding opposing hitters in the NBC World Series to a .111 average.
AT WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year letterwinner for coach Bart Bratcher at Westwood High School (Round Rock, Texas) ... Posted a 4.67 ERA with 78 strikeouts in just 52 innings of work as a senior (2008), was named the team's most valuable player and pitcher of the year ... an academic all-district and all-state selection, also hit .289 in 83 at-bats with a .518 on-base percentage ... selected to play in the Austin Area Baseball Coaches Association (AABCA) All-Star Game in June 2008 at Dell Diamond ... was a member of Team Texas at the All-Star Senior Sunbelt Baseball series, held in June 2008 in Norman, Okla. ... helped lead the squad to the championship of the event ... helped the Warriors to the second round of the playoffs as a junior (2007), posting a 3.34 ERA on the mound and a .440 on-base percentage at the plate ... was named most valuable player in both his freshman and sophomore years ... fanned 54 hitters in just over 32 innings of work as a freshman (2005), posting a sparkling 0.64 ERA ... also hit .373 at the plate ... followed that with a sophomore campaign that featured a 0.94 ERA and 63 punchouts ... played summer ball for the Texas Sting ... very involved off the baseball diamond as a member of the National Honor Society, orchestra, plays piano and was a member the Outstanding Hispanic Student Leaders, among other activities ... earned highest honors at the UIL competition for ensemble and solo violin ... was also named an AP Scholar.
Estevan Mauricio Uriegas is the son of Rodolfo and Sabrina Uriegas of Round Rock ... born Nov. 18, 1989, in Austin ... majoring in kineseology ... career goal is to become a successful physical therapist or personal trainer ... has an older brother, Marcelo, and three younger siblings, Sabrina, Andres and Graciela ... father, Rodolfo, and an uncle, Alberto, both attended A&M ... enjoys playing video games in his spare time as well as playing the piano and violin ... spent two weeks over the summer of 2008 in Italy and France.