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TJ Costen
TJ Costen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
First Colonial HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
OF/INF

Bats:Throws:
R-R


04/11/2013

Baseball Falls 3-2 To Florida In Series Opener

Game two of series is set for 7 p.m. on Friday

04/08/2013

Baseball Hosts The Citadel On Tuesday Night

Gamecocks ranked as high as No. 8 in the nation

04/04/2013

Chad Holbrook Weekly Press Conference

South Carolina vs. Tennessee

04/03/2013

Baseball Falls 6-5 To Furman At Fluor Field

Brison Celek reaches base five times for the Gamecocks

04/03/2013

Baseball To Face Furman At Fluor Field Wednesday Night

Gamecocks will start Junior RHP Forrest Koumas

TJ Costen Career Stats

2013 - Played in 35 games with 22 starts, hit .250 (20-for-80) with 19 runs scored, five doubles, a triple, a homer and eight RBI ... 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored in 19-3 win over Liberty (6/1) ... 1-for-2 with a walk in 4-3 loss to Vanderbilt at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI and a double in 7-6 loss to Gardner-Webb (4/23) ... Two-run homer and two runs scored in 9-5 win over Charleston Southern (4/2) ... A double and two runs scored in 9-5 win at The Citadel (3/19) ... 2-for-4 with a two-run single in 4-1 win at Missouri (3/15) ... Career-high three hits with career-high three runs scored and two doubles in 12-3 win over USC Upstate (3/12) ... 1-for-1 with a run scored in 10-0 win over Ball State (3/5) ... Scored two runs in 6-0 win at Clemson (3/1) ... 1-for-3 with a RBI triple and a run scored in 5-2 win over Furman (2/26) ... 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and a RBI in 6-4 win over Albany (2/24) ... Walked and scored a run in 8-7 win over Liberty (2/17) ... Walked, hit by a pitch and scored a run in 4-3 win over Liberty (2/15).

2012 - Played in 38 games with 10 starts, hit .275 (14-for-51) with 13 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, a homer and two RBI ... Scored go-ahead run in 5-1 win over Oklahoma in NCAA Super Regional (6/11) ... Scored game-tying run in 5-4 win over Clemson in NCAA Regional (6/2) ... 1-for-3 with a run scored in 7-6 loss at Arkansas (5/5) ... 1-for-3 as leadoff hitter in 9-1 win over Alabama (4/28) ... 1-for-1 with double and scored game-winning run in ninth inning of 12-11 win over Alabama (4/27) ... 2-for-3 with a double in 2-1 win vs. Tennessee (4/7) ... 2-for-5 with a run scored in 8-5 win at Furman (3/20) ... 1-for-3 in 6-3 loss at Kentucky (3/18) ... 1-for-3 with a double and a walk in the 6-5 loss at Clemson (3/4) ... First career triple and scored a run in the 2-1 win over Presbyterian (2/28) ... First career start in left field in 6-0 win over Elon, went 1-for-3 with a run scored (2/26) ... Two-run homer in 13-1 win over VMI (2/18) ... Made first career start at second base in 3-2 win over VMI (2/18).

HIGH SCHOOL - 2011 MLB Draft Selection (22nd round/Texas Rangers) ... Rated No. 62 best high school prospect in the nation and No. 2 best high school prospect in state of Virginia by Perfect Game USA ... Rated No. 3 best high school prospect in state of Virginia by Baseball America ... Rated No. 12 best overall second baseman prospect for 2011 MLB Draft by DiamondScape Scouting ... Hit .468 his senior season at First Colonial HS; also stole 14 bases ... Hit .389 his junior season at First Colonial HS ... Clocked at 6.62 in 60-yard dash ... 2011 Mid Atlantic All-Region Team by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association ... 2010 Perfect Game USA Preseason Underclassmen All-America team ... Named one of the Top 15 standouts at 2010 East Coast Professional Showcase by Baseball America ... Played on Richmond Braves AAU team ... Also played on Diamond Devils AAU team that won 2010 WWBA 17U National Championship

PERSONAL - Born on December 31, 1992 ... Parents are Tim and Sandra Costen.