Justin Bour enters his final season with Mason as the incumbent first baseman... He is left-handed power hitter who can hit the ball to all fields.
2009: Was named first-team All-CAA after starting 55 games for the Patriots... Hit .339 on the year with 17 homers and 66 RBI... Had 75 hits, including 14 doubles while slugging .633 with a .420 on-base percentage... Had one of the top-10 seasons in school history in terms of homers and RBI... Finishes his junior season second all-time in school history in home runs, third in RBI, fourth in total bases, sixth in slugging percentage, ninth in batting average and 10th in hits... Was a preseason third-team All-American (Louisville Slugger) and entered the year on the preseason Wallace Watch List for the player of the year award... Homered in 15 games in 2009 with two multi-homer games... Had two homers and eight RBI against George Washington (4/7)... Had two homers and four RBI against Northeastern (5/2)... Was twice named CAA Player of the Week... Had 10 RBI in a week facing Maryland and a three-game series at William & Mary... Had 13 RBI in five games facing UMBC, Rider and three games with Northeastern to be named NCBWA National Hitter of the Week... Had 22 multi-hit games including seven straight multi-hit games from April 25-May 2, raising batting average from .314 to .346. Made just one error on the year after March 24 and none after April 24.
2008: Was named third-team All-CAA after starting all 55 games for Mason... Started 53 games at first base and two at designated hitter... Led the Patriots in batting average, with a .398 mark, hits, with 88, and RBI, with 65... Hit total was fourth-highest in a single season in school history, batting average was sixth-highest, RBI total was eighth-highest... Also had ninth-best on-base percentage in school history with a .479 mark.... Was the only Mason player with more walks (35) than strikeouts (30)... Led the Patriots in multi-RBI games, with 15, tied for the team lead in multi-hit games, with 27, and was second on the team with a 13-game hitting streak... Opened the season reaching base safely in first 47 games and reached in 54 of 55 games... Had a hit in 45 of 55 games... Batting average was better-than .400 from March 25 through May 3... Finished the season strong hitting .500 with three homers, 12 RBI and 11 runs in final six games... Had four four-hit games on the year, going 4 for 6 with three runs, three RBI and a homer on March 1 against Western Carolina... Was 4 for 5 with two homers, seven RBI and four runs against Northeastern on March 23... Was 4 for 5 against Maryland on March 25... Was 4 for 5 with an RBI and two runs against Hofstra on April 12... Also had a seven RBI game against Liberty on March 26... Had two home runs and five RBI in CAA Tournament game that eliminated nationally-ranked UNC Wilmington... Finished the year fourth in the CAA in batting average, fifth in RBI, third in on-base percentage, sixth in hits, seventh in home runs and tenth in slugging percentage... Was named to the midseason Wallace Watch List and the Howser Watch List.
2007: Named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Team, the Ping! All-Freshman Team and was selected as the Virginia VaSID Rookie of the Year... Finished the season among the national leaders in home runs per game and RBI per game... Set a Mason freshman record for homers in a season with 14 and RBI with 56... Named to the CAA All-Rookie Team... Set a school record with three grand slams in a season and two grand slams in a game (March 6)... Tied school records with three homers in a game and nine RBI in a game (March 6 vs. Coppin State)... Was named National Player of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association and Collegiate Baseball after hitting seven homers and having 19 RBI while batting .500 the weeke ending March 11... Also named Rivals.com Freshman of the Week... Finished the season batting .301 with 12 doubles, 14 homers and 56 RBI with 63 hits and 39 runs scored... Started 49 games and played in 51 contests... Had a .987 fielding percentage... Had 19 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games... Had seven games with four or more RBI... Was 4 for 12 with the bases loaded with three grand slams and a double.
Prep: Earned five varsity letters at Westfield High School, four in baseball and one in football, also played basketball... As a senior, was first team All-State, All-Region and All-District in baseball and was Concorde District Player of the Year... Selected first-team All-Met... Participated in the state All-Star game and the Cal Ripken Sr. League All-Star game... As a junior, also named All-Region and All-District and was Honorable Mention All-Met... Batted .547 with 10 home runs as a senior with a 1.680 OPS... Batted .385 as a junior with three home runs and .388 with seven home runs as a sophomore.
Personal: Full name is Justin James Bour... Born May 28, 1988... Parents are Jim and Tracey Bour... Has a sister, Jenna and a brother, Jason... Brother was a teammate at Mason and is currently playing in the minor leagues... A 2006 graduate of Westfield High School... Hobbies include fishing and ping pong... Major is undeclared.
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