SFA leads a pack of seven teams within one game of first-place in conference play with 12 games to go.
SFA has won six of its last seven games after taking two of three from Cowboys.
SFA closes series with Sam Houston State on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
The 'Jacks take final two games of weekend to win first league series of the season.
'Jacks close out its weekend series at Louisiana Tech on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
2012: Took a redshirt due to injury.
2011: Played in 56 games, earning 55 starts ... saw time as the everyday right fielder ... hit .301... with 16 doubles and four home runs ... slugged .437 ... hit .370 against left handed pitchers ... hit .500 with runners on third ... hit .368 when leading off a inning ... 18 multi-hit games ... 10 game hit streak starting at Southeastern (5/14) and extending into conference tournament semi-final against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... also had two five game hit streaks and two four game hit streaks ... had back-to-back 2-for-4 performances against Houston (2/22) and Louisiana-Monroe (2/25) ... recorded first career hit, extra base hit, home run, RBI, and multi-hit game in season opener against Ark-Little Rock (2/18).
High School: Was a three-year starter at MHS, earning all-district honors each season ... hit .350 as a sophomore, .320 as a junior and .360 as a senior ... named team MVP as a senior after being named team's Mr. Clutch performer as a sophomore and junior.
Personal: Son of Jan and Joe Hood ... born in Longview, Texas ... majoring in kinesiology ... brother, Jared, played baseball at Hill College (05-07) and UT-Tyler (07-09).