Skelton becomes first Bulldog since 2011 to double three times in a single game
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #1 Hawai'i in the WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #5 San Jose State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #2 Fresno State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #6 New Mexico State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
Bulldog Baseball vs Alcorn
2011: Named preseason all-WAC by Baseball America and Perfect Game USA... Tabbed as the third-best draft-eligible prospect in the WAC by Baseball America... Named fourth-best draft-eligible prospect in the WAC by Perfect Game USA... Had two home runs, a double and scored five runs against the field at the Louisiana Tech Classic... Went 5-for-6 with five consecutive hits and falling just a triple shy of the cycle at McNeese State (2/26)... Tied his career-high with three doubles in a game at McNeese (2/26)... Had three RBI at Grambling State (3/23)... Hit his fourth home run of the season against Northwestern State (4/5)... Tallied his fifth home run of the season against New Mexico State (4/8) in park of a 2-for-4 performance at the plate... Ripped a two-run double against Hawai'i (4/18)... Went 3-for-4 with a walk against SJSU (4/22)... Tallied his first career triple and scored two runs against Nevada in game one of the doubleheader (4/30) and finished with four runs scored and three RBI on the day... Doubled and singled with two RBI against No. 19 Fresno State (5/6)... Had two hits including a three-run homer against No. 19 Fresno State (5/7).
2010: Only Tech player to start every game as he started all 57 games at third base...First Team all-WAC...School record six hits in one game after going 6-for-6 vs. Sac. St. (5/8)...School record three doubles in one game vs. Sac. St. (5/8)...Tied for sixth in school history with 62 runs scored in a season...Tied for ninth in Tech history with 80 hits in a single season... Led team with 62 RBI...Three multi home run games, (2) at Fresno State (4/16), vs. Hawai'i (4/25) and vs. UCA (5/18)...First career grand slam vs. Hawai'i (4/25)...Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI in a 10-9 loss at No. 1 Texas (5/16).
2009: Appeared in 40 games, while starting 27, primarily as the third baseman...Recorded his first collegiate hit at Grambling State (2/21)...Then launched his first collegiate home run, a three-run shot, one game later at home against the Tigers (2/22)...Contributed to a 17-14 win over Nevada by going 2-for-5 with two runs scored (4/5)...Went 1-for-3 with a home run, two RBI, two runs scored and a walk in the second game of the doubleheader against Fresno State (4/18)...Totaled four hits, including two doubles, in four at-bats, three RBI and three runs scored in the second game of the doubleheader against Texas Wesleyan (4/21)...Had another strong performance at Hawai'i...Against the Rainbows, he went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored (4/30)...Went a perfect 4-for-4 in a 17-9 win over New Mexico State (5/15).
High School: Lettered four years at Sterlington High School under coach Todd Moore...As a sophomore, he was named second team all-district...Named first team all-district, first team all-northeast, first team all-state, and received the sportswriters honorable mention award and hardest worker award as a junior...As a senior, he was named district MVP, all-northeast and all-state by the sports writers...Also participated in the LHSCA All-Star Game his senior year...Batted .500 and hit 13 HRs as a senior...His team won the district championship his senior year and were district runner-ups his sophomore and junior years...Was the valedictorian of his senior class...Played one year of summer ball for the Louisiana District 5 team under coach Eddie Parkman...In 2008, he was named a team captain and his team won the Southeast Regional Championship...Batted .450 and hit seven home runs.
Personal: Full name is Mark William Threlkeld...Son of Ronald and Susan Threlkeld...Father, Ronald played football for Long Beach City College...Has one sister, Jennifer...Majoring in construction engineering...Born May 2, 1990, in Riverside, Calif. and grew up in San Bernandino, Calif. prior to moving to Monroe during his sophomore year of high school.
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