Fresno State:(2010) Started all 63 games ... hit .359 with 89 hits and 35 RBIs ... recorded 19 home runs, three triples and four home runs ... led the team in stolen bases with 11 ... had a 10 game hitting streak ... recorded four hits in a game three times ... hit two home run against Dallas Baptist on April 29 ... named to the WAC All-Tournament team. (2009) Started 48 games in right field and appeared in 58 ... tallied 53 hits and 46 runs for the Bulldogs as a freshman ... hit .280 with 12 doubles, five home runs and 27 RBIs ... hit a clutch home run against Sacramento State to help the `Dogs advance to the WAC Tournament ... went 4-for-6 against Cal Poly on April 28 ... also had two doubles against Cal Poly.
Buchanan HS: A two-year letterwinner ... all-conference in 2007 ... batted .390 and lead the team in RBIs his junior year.
Personal: Born on March 14, 1990 in Fresno, Calif. ... parents are Danae and Kip Gowens ...has a younger brother, Blayne ... was on honor roll throughout high school ... his biggest athletic thrill was hitting a grand slam against Clovis West ... also recruited by Cal Poly, Nevada and Santa Clara.
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