Auburn busted the game open with a five-run third
With the win Auburn improved to 18-12, 2-8 SEC while Texas A&M fell to 19-12, 5-5 SEC.
Reid Carter threw the final two innings, allowing a walk and striking out three, to earn his first career save.
Auburn finished the game with 11 hits after having just nine in the first two games of the series.
O'Neal retired the first nine hitters he faced, giving the Auburn pitching staff 29 consecutive batters retired going back to Friday night
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2015 – JUNIOR YEAR
Played in 30 games with 15 starts … Including six starts in postseason play … Posted a .281 batting average … 7 RBI and scored 7 runs ... Struck out only 9 times … Two triples … Named to All-Tallahassee Regional Team for his offensive and defensive efforts during regional play … Recorded season high two stolen bases at home against rival Georgia (4/25) … Had two hits two runs scored two RBI and a walk in three at bats in second double header against Ole Miss (4/18) … Was 3-for-4 two RBI and run scored with an infield triple in SEC tournament play against Kentucky (5/19) … Was 2-for-3 in NCAA Regional Tournament play against Mercer (5/30) … Stole 5 bases
2014 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Played in 21 games with seven starts ... Started three times in left field, three times in right field and once as the DH ... Started all three games of Texas A&M series in right field in place of injured Anfernee Grier ... Has two pinch-hit RBIs this season ... Pinch-hit RBI single vs. Presbyterian (2/28) ... Had 2 RBI without an official at-bat against Mercer (3/9) (bases-loaded hit-by-pitch; squeeze bunt) ... Started Sunday game vs. Mississippi State in left field (5/4) ... Stole two bases on the year
2013 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Played in 30 games, making 29 starts ... Started 15 games in left field, 14 in right field ... Hit .225 (25-for-111) with four doubles, one triple and one home run, driving in eight RBI ... Scored 22 runs ... Had a .306 slugging percentage with 34 total bases ... Struck out 25 times ... Had 14 walks, two hit by pitch... Ground into one double play... Had a .323 on-base percentage... Was 2-for-3 stealing bases... Had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage ... Had a five game hit streak (8-for-20, .400) with six runs, no RBI, three doubles, and three walks ... Was 6-for-17, .352 in season-opening series against Maine (2/15-17) ... Hit by a pitch twice at Kennesaw State (3/12) tied for most in a game during the season ... Was leadoff hitter in 22 games ... Hit safely in 18 of 29 games he started and opened the season on a five-game hitting streak ... Doubled in first career at-bat.
Played for Thad Prater at Athens ... Also played for the Bama Bombers and coach Jacob Legg ... Hit .508 with 16 doubles, six triples and five home runs as a senior ... Drove in 24 RBI and scored 47 runs ... 2012 ASWA All-State 5A First Team outfielder ... 2012 Decatur All-Area Team ... 2012 Huntsville Times Elite Team ... Hit .440 with nine home runs and 33 RBI in 2011.
Jackson Karl Burgreen ... Son of Ricky and Lauri Burgreen ... Has a sister, Elizabeth ... Father and grandfather both graduated from Auburn ... Mother played tennis at Calhoun CC ... Major: agricultural economics.