2013: Played in 46 games for the Bulldogs and started 35 as an outfielder in his second season at Tech ... Hit .203 with six doubles, a home run, 11 RBI and 15 walks in his senior campaign ... Recorded six multiple-hit games during the season and totaled three multiple-RBI games ... Hit his first home run of the season Feb. 27 at Stephen F. Austin after coming on in the 9th inning as a pinch hitter ... Walked a career-high two times in a single game twice this season ... Finishes his two-year career at Tech with 12 doubles, four home runs and 26 RBI.
2012: Saw action in 39 games while starting 19 in his first season at LA Tech ... Hit .255 with 25 hits, 15 RBI and 11 runs ... Totaled six doubles and three homeruns for the Bulldogs and two stolen bases in as many attempts ... Recorded his first homerun in a Tech uniform at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/21) in a 1-5 effort with three RBI and two runs scored ... Totaled a season-high three hits in four at bats with an RBI and a walk against UT Arlington (2/19) ... Recorded five multiple-hit games for the Bulldogs in 2012 ... Hit two doubles in a 2-3 effort April 15 at Nevada ... Hit his third homerun of the season and totaled three RBI versus Nevada (5/25) in the WAC Conference Tournament.
Wharton County JC: Finished the 2011 season with a .358 batting average, 32 runs scored and 23 RBIs... Named to the NJCAA All-Star game his freshman season (2010)... Team made a Region XIV regional appearance in 2010.
Needville HS: Three year letterman for the Blue Jays... Hit .479 his senior season with 10 HR and 40 RBIs... Named team MVP, district 3A offensive MVP, first team all-area and second team all-state his senior season... Hit .451 with 4 home runs and 18 RBIs his junior year... Named first team all-district and first team all-area in 2008... Led Needville HS to bi-district championships in all three seasons and area championships his sophomore year and senior year (2007 and 2009).
Personal: Full name is Kody Wayne Neel...Born Sept. 5, 1990 in Houston Texas...Son of Mark and Sheila Neel... Has one sibling, Katee... Cousins Trey and Brad Porras are playing baseball at the University of New Mexico and Texas A&M Corpus Christi, respectively... Business major