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  Drew Muren

Drew Muren

Player Profile

RS Junior

Ramona, Calif.

High School:
Ramona HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 195






Drew Muren was taken in the 22nd round of the MLB Amateur Draft with the 670th pick by the Houston Astros and was named to the All-Big West Second Team following his junior season ...finished the season with the second highest batting average on the team at .306 and hit .345 in conference games ... led the team with 32 RBI and 39 runs scored and collected three home runs and nine stolen bases in 2011 ... his 17 doubles led the team and ranked third in the conference and he ranked eighth in the Big West in runs scored and walks (26), and ninth in steals ... recorded 16 multiple hits contests, including three hits on five occasions, and five multiple RBI games, including five against SDSU (3/8) ... also threw 3.0 innings on the mound, giving up three earned runs and recording one strikeout ...went 1-for-4 in game 2 of a doubleheader vs. Seattle University (2/19) and recorded two RBI ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in the series finale win vs. Valparaiso (2/28) ... went 1-for-5 with two runs scored against New Mexico State (3/3) ... made his first appearance on the mound and pitched 0.2 innings at Lamar (3/6) ... hit a grand slam that proved to be the game-winner and had 5 RBI in the 12-9 win over San Diego State (3/8) ... named Big West Co-Player of the Week (3/7 - 3/13) ... went 1-for-4 with a run and pitched 1.1 innings with one strikeout recorded against Sacramento State (3/18 Gm. 2) ... hit 2-for-3 with a homerun and four RBI at UC Irvine (4/1) ... went 3-for-4 in the win at Bakersfield (4/10) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored at Cal Poly (4/15) ... went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs scored vs. Pacific (4/21) ... threw out two runners on the bases (one at home and one at second) in the series against UC Santa Barbara (5/6 - 5/8) and also flashed some leather with a long run and diving catch in right center field ... had a hit, RBI and two runs scored at San Diego State (5/10) ... went 2-for-5 with a game-tying two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth against UC Riverside (5/15) ... went 3-for-4 with a run scored and was hit by a pitch at Long Beach State (5/22) ... had two hits, including a double, and two RBI in the series against Cal State Fullerton (5/27 - 5/29).


Drew Muren was selected in the 35th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates with pick #1047 in the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft ... started in 51 of the 52 games played this season, hit .290, and improved his numbers at the plate across the board compared to his freshman season ... in his 207 at-bats, he scored 47 runs, a total that ranks him second on the team, and finished with 60 hits, nine doubles, two triples, three home runs, and drove in 21 batters ... his 13 hit-by-pitches were the most by any Matador, a figure that ranks him tied for fourth in the conference ... after stealing only two bases in 2008, the centerfielder stole 13 bases out of 16 attempts to finish with the third-highest number of steals on the team, and eighth-highest total in the conference ... finished with 17 multiple hit games ... hit his second career triple vs. Southern (2/20) ... stole one base in back-to-back games vs. Southern and at UCLA (2/21) ... had two hits and scored once at San Diego (2/23) ... went 2-for-5 with two runs and a RBI vs. Pepperdine (2/28) ... hit his first double of the season vs. Connecticut (3/7) ... hit the first grand slam of his college career in the Matadors' come-from-behind victory vs East Carolina (3/10) ... drove in an run, hit a double, and stole a base in back-to-back games at LMU (3/12 and 3/13) ... had two hits,a double, and stole two bases at Seattle (3/19, Gm. 1) ... went 2-for-3, scored twice, and drove in a run at Seattle (3/21) ... set a new season-high with three hits and stole a base vs. Sacramento State (3/26) ... scored once against Sacramento State (3/27) and another two times in the series finale (3/28) ... scored three times and hit his first double of the season vs. Albany (3/29) ... batted 3-for-4 with two RBIs, scored once, and hit his second home run of the season vs. UC Irvine (4/2) ... collected another two hits, one of which was a double, at Pepperdine (4/6, Gm. 2) ... went 2-for-2 with a double vs. Cal Poly (4/18) ... went 2-for-4 at Pacific (4/24) ... had two hits, one of which was a double, vs. UC Davis (4/30) ... hit a single, scored twice, and was hit by a pitch vs. UC Davis (5/1) ... had two hits and scored two runs in back-to-back games at UC Santa Barbara (5/7 and 5/8) ... hit his ninth double of the season at UC Riverside (5/16) ... drove in one batter, hit a single, scored twice, and was hit by three pitches, a team-high, at UNLV (5/18) ... hit his third home run of the season vs. Long Beach State (5/21) ... had two hits, drove in two runs, scored once, and hit his second triple of the season vs. Long Beach State (5/22) ... scored twice in back-to-back games vs. Long Beach State (5/23) and San Diego (5/24) ... had a hit and stole a base at Cal State Fullerton (5/28) ... had one of the Matadors' four hits at Cal State Fullerton (5/29) ... stole his 13th base of the season at Cal State Fullerton (5/30).


D. Muren was a redshirt during the 2009 season.


In his inaugural season with the Matadors, Drew Muren hit .270 and started in 40 of the 42 games he played in ... of his 40 hits, seven of them were doubles, and one was a triple ... hit one home run and drove in 14 batters ... in four attempts Muren stole two bases ... only allowed four hits in 6.0 innings pitched vs. LaSalle (3/4) ... batted a perfect 4-4 vs. Cal Poly (4/4) ... hit 3-4 and scored once vs. Long Beach State (4/20) ... in 5.0 innings pitched he allowed zero earned runs and only four hits vs. UNLV (5/7).


A two-sport athlete for the Bulldogs, Muren played football and baseball ... named captain as a senior ... earned All-Valley League and All-CIF honors as a senior ... led football and baseball teams to league championships as a junior ... batted .472 with nine home runs and posted a 1.44 ERA as a senior ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.47 GPA.


Born November 22, 1988 in Poway, Calif. ... parents are Tammy and Tim Muren ... favorites include actor Robin Williams, actress Eva Mendez, television show "Family Guy", and steak ... roots for the San Diego Chargers and the Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy ... likes to go to the pool when he has time to relax ... once met Tony Gwynn ... if forced to listen to one CD for the rest of his life, it would be Queen's Greatest Hits ... enjoys playing Call of Duty on his Xbox whenever he has free time ... would give out more scholarships to students if her were the president of the NCAA ... if given the chance would have dinner with his grandfather and Ted Williams ... considers his dad as his biggest hero ... biggest obstacle he's overcome is fracturing his back as a teenager ... major is undeclared.