What Happened To Stephen Vogt?

Vogt spent four years as the catcher for the Azusa Pacific Cougars baseball team. His brother Danny was a baseball player for Westmont College during his tenure there, thus the two periodically faced off.

With six home runs, 20 doubles, 41 runs, and 49 runs batted in (RBIs) during his rookie season, Vogt had a .431 batting average.

He also had a 30-game hitting streak,21 which was only two games short of the school record. Vogt was chosen as an Honorable Mention All-American for the current season by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Stephen Vogt

He was leading the Golden State Athletic Conference in batting average during his sophomore season, as of April 1, 2005, and had a team-high 11 doubles, one home run, and 20 RBIs.

Vogt became the first Cougar to win the award when he was named the Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year in May 2005.

He finished in the top five in the conference for RBIs, doubles, triples, and total bases while batting .453 with 67 hits during the regular season.

Along with an on-base percentage of .582 and an 84-game stretch of reaching base safely, he also had 46 walks compared to 15 strikeouts. Vogt finished the season third on the team in fielding percentage (.975) and threw out 14 of 39 base stealers.

By April 14, 2006, Vogt had the fourth-best hitting average in the Golden State Athletic Conference during his junior season, sitting at .404.

With 14 home runs, 70 RBIs, 108 hits, 26 doubles, and a batting average of .476 in his senior season, Vogt came up just one point short of Jim Phillips’ 1962 school record.

Vogt’s performance during his senior season contributed to the Cougars’ No. 2 national baseball rating and No. 1 seed in the NAIA World Series.

What Happened To Stephen Vogt?

In his Wednesday game against the Orioles, Vogt sprained his right knee. Although his anticipated return date is not yet known, he will be absent until the beginning of May at the very least.