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BLAKE McCONKEY SENIOR FAIRVIEW, Ill.


2012 BASEBALL ROSTER

EUREKA COLLEGE 2012 BASEBALL ROSTER

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Name Jake Baumgardner Brian Munson Trevor Teal Tyler Ledbetter Blake McConkey Daniel Imbery Stephen Davis Kyle Kiesewetter Michael Hammerstrand Pierce Furrow Dave Yeager Bryan Meyer Eric Cuevas John Kurtz Josh Hofer Eric Lopez John Berns Grant DeWitt Jordan Hodel Nate Louis Mike Daxenbichler Kevin Dooley Kamaron Mason Mitch Johnson Nick Passarella Carson Andrew Robby Cooper

Cl. Fr. So. So. Fr. Sr. Jr. So. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. So. So. Sr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Fr.

Pos. OF C C/P/OF IF/P P/IF P/IF P/OF P/OF OF C/OF IF P/OF IF P/IF C OF P IF/P IF P/OF IF/OF IF OF OF IF/C IF OF

B/T L/L R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/L R/L R/R S/R R/R R/L R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/L R/R R/R S/R L/L

Ht. 5-11 5-8 5-8 5-11 6-0 5-5 6-2 6-0 6-0 5-6 6-0 6-0 5-8 6-2 5-8 5-8 6-0 6-1 5-11 6-2 5-8 6-0 5-10 6-0 5-9 5-9 5-10

Wt. 155 165 165 195 225 155 155 160 175 170 270 175 170 215 175 145 210 185 220 205 180 190 160 180 205 170 180

Hometown Galesburg, Ill. Decatur, Ill. Delavan, Ill. Washburn, Ill. Fairview, Ill. Chicago Heights, Ill. Mackinaw, Ill. Metamora, Ill. Bloomington, Ill. El Paso, Ill. Granville, Ill. Dunlap, Ill. Elk Grove Village, Ill. Minooka, Ill. Washington, Ill. Lake Villa, Ill. Herscher, Ill. Mt. Sterling, Ill. Roanoke, Ill. Putnam, Ill. Bartonville, Ill. Normal, Ill. Fisher, Ill. Southern Pines, N.C. Hainesville, Ill. Oregon, Ill. Chippewa Falls, Wis.

High School/Previous School Galesburg Warrensburg-Latham Delavan Lowpoint-Washburn Spoon River Valley Homewood-Flossmoor/Prairie State Deer Creek-Mackinaw Metamora Bloomington El Paso-Gridley Putnam County Dunlap Curie/Roosevelt Minooka Washington Lakes/Lake County Herscher Brown County Roanoke-Benson Henry-Senachwine Limestone Normal Community/Spoon River Fisher Pinecrest Grayslake Oregon/Sauk Valley McDonnell Central

Head Coach: James Clark (Knox ‘09), 1st season Assistant Coaches: Eric Ignatowski (Concordia (Ill.) ‘11), 1st season; Eric Vasquez (Cal State Fullerton ‘97), 1st season; Jaymes Warren, 1st season

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EUREKA COLLEGE 2012 BASEBALL SCHEDULE Opponent

Location

Time

at Maryville (Tenn.) (DH) at Guilford at Greensboro at Greensboro at Robert Morris-Springfield (DH) ILLINOIS COLLEGE *at Spalding (DH) *at Spalding KNOX *MacMURRAY (DH) *at Westminster (DH)

Maryville, Tenn. Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro, N.C. Greensboro, N.C. Springfield, Ill. Henry Sand Field Louisville, Ky. Louisville, Ky. Henry Sand Field Henry Sand Field Fulton, Mo.

2 p.m. 2 p.m. 6 p.m. 11 a.m. 5 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3 p.m. Noon 3:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m.

*at Westminster ROBERT MORRIS-SPRINGFIELD *at MacMurray *at Fontbonne *at Fontbonne (DH) at Illinois College *BLACKBURN (DH) *WEBSTER *WEBSTER (DH) *at Blackburn *PRINCIPIA *PRINCIPIA (DH) MONMOUTH *at Greenville (DH) CHICAGO (DH) at Knox

Fulton, Mo. Henry Sand Field Jacksonville, Ill. St. Louis, Mo. St. Louis, Mo. Jacksonville, Ill. Henry Sand Field Henry Sand Field Henry Sand Field Carlinville, Ill. Henry Sand Field Henry Sand Field Henry Sand Field Greenville, Ill. Henry Sand Field Galesburg, Ill.

Noon 3:30 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. Noon 3 p.m. 5 p.m. Noon 3:30 p.m. 3 p.m. 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

*GREENVILLE #at SLIAC Tournament #at SLIAC Tournament #at SLIAC Tournament

Henry Sand Field Highland, Ill. Highland, Ill. Highland, Ill.

3 p.m. TBA TBA TBA

All times Central and subject to change HOME GAMES IN BOLD CAPS * -- St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game # -- If necessary

COACHING STAFF Head Coach Career Record Record at Eureka Alma Mater Office Phone Assistant Coaches Eric Ignatowski (Concordia (Ill.) ‘11) Eric Vazquez (Cal State Fullerton ‘97) Jaymes Warren

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TEAM INFORMATION James Clark 0-0 (.000) Same Knox ‘09 (309) 467-6370 1st season 1st season 1st season

Letterwinners Returning/Lost Pitchers Returning/Lost Starters Returning/Lost 2012 Newcomers Conference Year Joined All-Time Record 2011 SLIAC Record Website

14/7 8/2 5/3 13 St. Louis Intercollegiate 2007 44-66 7-17 sliac.org

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Date MARCH 13 14 14 15 19 21 24 25 26 28 31 APRIL 1 2 4 6 7 9 11 14 15 18 20 21 23 25 28 30 MAY 2 10 11 12


HEAD COACH JAMES CLARK

JAMES CLARK HEAD COACH KNOX ‘09 FIRST SEASON James Clark will enter his first season as head coach of the Eureka College baseball program in 2012. A native of Victoria, Ill., Clark was formerly the baseball head coach at Spoon River College in Canton, Ill. and was a four-year NCAA Division III baseball studentathlete at Knox College.

CLARK AT A GLANCE EDUCATION B.A., Economics, Knox College, 2009

Clark comes to Eureka after coaching at NJCAA Division II Spoon River for the last two seasons. He inherited a team in August 2009 that was winless during the 2009 season, eventually guiding Spoon River to five wins in 2010 and eight victories in 2011. During his two years as head coach, Clark led Spoon River to victories over traditional junior college powers John Wood and Illinois Central.

COACHING EXPERIENCE Head Coach, Eureka College (2012-Present) Head Coach, Spoon River College (2010-11) First Base Coach, Quincy Gems (2011) Assistant Coach, Oneida American Legion Post 727 (2006-10) Assistant Coach, Williamsfield Middle School (2003-06)

In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Clark was the PLAYING EXPERIENCE first-base coach for the Quincy Gems of the summer collegiate Prospect League in 2011. Clark helped guide the Gems to a 40-18 Knox College (2006-09) overall record and a league championship. Clark’s father, John, is the baseball head coach at ROWVA High School in Oneida, Ill. and the Oneida American Legion squad. James began his baseball coaching career at the age of 16, assisting his father at Williamsfield Middle School. As a college student at Knox, James coached alongside his father with the junior and senior Oneida American Legion teams. “I am pleased to welcome James Clark as our new baseball head coach,” Eureka Director of Athletics Paul Bryant said on the date of his Clark’s hiring in August 2011. “Coach Clark has shown tremendous promise as a young collegiate head coach and we’re excited for the energy and dedication he will bring to continue the improvement made by our baseball program.” Clark graduated from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. in 2009 with a B.A. in economics and was a four-year member of the Prairie Fire’s baseball team. He was a three-time qualifier for the Midwest Conference’s Academic All-Conference Team from 2007 through 2009 and helped Knox to a Midwest Conference championship and an appearance in the NCAA Division III national regional in 2008.

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ERIC IGNATOWSKI

RANDY HENKELS

CONCORDIA (Ill.) ‘11 FIRST SEASON

ILLINOIS ‘80 12TH YEAR

ASSISTANT COACH

Following a high school career at Glenbard North in Carol Stream, Ill., Ignatowski was a four-year letterwinner at NCAA Division III baseball power Concordia (Ill.) from 2008 through 2011, starting 85 times in the Cougars’ infield and appearing in 100 games overall. The Carol Stream, Ill. native started 41 games as a senior for the league-champion Cougars in 2011. He hit .304 with a home run and 39 RBI to receive All-Northern Athletics Conference Honorable Mention.

Randy Henkels is currently in his 12th season as an athletic trainer at Eureka College in 2011-12. He previously served as an athletic trainer at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill., Healthsouth Clinic in Austin, Texas and LBJ High School in Austin, Texas. Henkels graduated from the University of Illinois in 1980 with a B.S. in physical education and later earned a master’s degree from Southwest Texas State University.

He has worked at the United States Olympic Training Center with boxing, skiing, and skating athletes. He has been the Head Athletic Trainer for the Shriner’s all-star football game for the last 13 years. Henkels has won a national championship with the Peoria Pirates of the AFL. While working at the University of Illinois, Henkels’s last bowl game was the Liberty Bowl in which CAL STATE FULLERTON ‘97 the Illini played Alabama, Paul FIRST SEASON “Bear” Bryant’s last game to The Eureka baseball program will welcome Eric Vasquez as a new coach. He was a member of assistant coach for the 2012 season. Vasquez, who will coach the Fighting Illini when they at the collegiate level for the first time this spring, will assist in upset then-ranked #1 Michigan instruction for outfielders and hitting. State with the future hall of famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson. Vasquez played baseball at Valencia High School before playing Although he did not make the collegiately at Fullerton Community College in Fullerton, Calif. He final shot to beat the Spartans, went on to earn a B.S. in human services from Cal State Fullerton he did tape Eddie Johnson’s in 1997. The Yorba Linda, Calif. native also owns master’s ankles that day and he made degrees from the University of Phoenix and Chapman University. the final shot.

ERIC VASQUEZ ASSISTANT COACH

A longtime baseball coach at the high school level, Vasquez owns nearly two decades of experience between Valencia, Denver West and Caesar Chavez High Schools in the western United States. He also served as a guidance counselor and administrator for 15 years.

He has presented some of his scholarly work at the National Athletic Trainers Association, Southwest Athletic Trainers Association, and the Illinois Athletic Traienrs association annual symposiums.

Vasquez and his wife Shanna have five children. They reside in Queen Creek, Ariz.

Henkels is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at Eureka College and is responsible for athletic training majors. He is also in his seventh year as an assistant athletic director at Eureka in 2011-12.

JAYMES WARREN

ASSISTANT COACH FIRST SEASON

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Henkels and his wife Sue have two children, Alexandra (22) and Kevin (18).

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ASSISTANT COACHING STAFF

Eric Ignatowski will begin his collegiate coaching career as a part of the Eureka baseball staff in 2012. He will coach EC infielders.

HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER


2012 OUTLOOK

The Eureka College baseball program will enter a new era in 2012 2012 PRESEASON NOTEBOOK as former NCAA Division III baseball student-athlete James Clark takes over as head coach of the Red Devils. Clark will try to direct the Red Devils back to the top-half of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings and into the SLIAC postseason for the first time since 2010. A total of 14 letterwinners, eight pitchers and five starters return from a year ago. The biggest bat and strongest arm back in the fold for EC will be senior Blake McConkey. The Fairview, Ill. native enters his fourth and final collegiate baseball season as a career .340 hitter with seven career pitching victories. He will anchor Eureka’s pitching rotation and batting order in 2012.

Junior pitcher John Berns will help bolster Eureka’s pitching depth after firing 65.1 innings over his first two seasons in a Eureka uniform. A talented group of sophomores return for the Red Devils in 2012, as eight different second-year players are back after contributing as freshmen last spring. Stephen Davis will give the Red Devils depth in the outfield and on the mound after playing in 16 games last season. Grant DeWitt also returns after playing as the Red Devils’ starting shortstop in 33 games last season, the most by a Eureka freshman in 2011.

McConkey will be joined as four-year seniors by outfielder Michael Hammerstrand. No Eureka baseball player has played in more games than Hammerstrand since the beginning of the 2008 season, as the Bloomington, Ill. native has appeared in 70 contests over his first three seasons. He will continue to play a major role in the Eureka outfield.

Jordan Hodel gives the Red Devils an excellent power threat at second base after playing in 33 contests last year. He crushed his first career home run at MacMurray on April 13 of last spring.

Kyle Kiesewetter, Nate Louis and Bryan Meyer each contributed to the Eureka pitching staff as rookies in 2011 and will continue in that role this season. The trio combined to win four games and throw nearly 100.0 innings last year, and Meyer’s effort against Three other seniors will suit up for the Red Devils in 2012. Utility Spalding late in the season earned him a SLIAC Pitcher of the player Mike Daxenbichler is set for his second season in a Eureka Week award. Each player is also capable of playing in the outfield. uniform after hitting .311 in 35 starts last season between the infield and outfield. He will continue to be a versatile weapon for Brian Munson and Trevor Teal round out the group of returning Clark this spring in both the infield and outfield. sophomores. Each player can chip in behind the plate, and Teal will also contribute to the Eureka pitching staff. Pierce Furrow will also play his final collegiate season in 2012 after playing in all 36 games last season. A switch-hitter, Furrow is capable of playing in the outfield or behind the plate and will provide depth at both positions.

A total of 13 newcomers will join Clark’s program to start the 2012 season, five of which have previous collegiate baseball experience.

Perhaps Eureka’s best offensive option off the bench last season, Mitch Johnson returns for Eureka in 2012 after hitting at a .353 clip in 34 at-bats last season. He earned 10 starting assignments and belted his first career home run against Westminster on April 30.

Senior infielder Eric Cuevas comes to Eureka after stints at NCAA Division I Chicago State and NAIA Roosevelt. Junior outfielder Eric Lopez joins the program with prior stops at Division III Elmhurst and a successful junior college stint at Lake County.

Seniors Blake McConkey (left) and Michael Hammerstrand (right) are the only four-year players on the 2012 roster. McConkey is the active leader in several offensive and pitching categories, while Hammerstrand’s 70 career games played are the most by any current Red Devil.

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Carson Andrew (Sauk Valley), Kevin Dooley (Spoon River) and Daniel Imbery (Prairie State) bring extensive junior college experience to the Red Devils and will have each have two years of eligibility remaining. Dooley is especially familiar with Clark after having played for the Eureka skipper at Spoon River in 2010 and 2011.

WHAT RETURNS IN 2012?

Seven Eureka players are new to collegiate baseball, including freshmen Jake Baumgardner, Robby Cooper, John Kurtz, Tyler Ledbetter and Nick Passarella.

Eureka will begin the home portion of its schedule on March 21 versus Illinois College at Henry Sand Field. The 24-game SLIAC schedule will begin in Louisville, Ky. on March 24 with a three-game series against Spalding. The Red Devils will play SLIAC home games against MacMurray (March 28), Blackburn (April 11), Webster (April 14-15), Principia (April 20-21) and Greenville (May 2). SLIAC road trips include Westminster (March 31-April 1), MacMurray (April 6), Fontbonne (April 6-7), Blackburn (April 18) and Greenville (April 25). Eureka will also play non-conference games against Knox (March 26), Robert MorrisSpringfield (April 2), Illinois College (April 9), Monmouth (April 23), Chicago (April 28) and Knox (April 30). The top four teams in the final SLIAC regular season standings, excluding NCAA Division III provisional member Spalding, will qualify for the double-elimination SLIAC Tournament in early May. The winner of that tournament will earn the SLIAC’s automatic berth to the NCAA Division III Tournament.

Eureka is scheduled to play 16 games at Henry Sand Field in 2012. The home opener is scheduled for March 21 versus Illinois College, while the home finale is slated for May 2 against SLIAC foe Greenville.

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Batting Average (Minimum 50 AB) Blake McConkey Mike Daxenbichler Grant DeWitt Pierce Furrow Jordan Hodel Runs Blake McConkey Michael Hammerstrand Mike Daxenbichler Mitch Johnson Pierce Furrow Home Runs Blake McConkey Jordan Hodel Mitch Johnson

70 58 40 36 33

.340 .311 .232 .213 .185

32 24 23 12 10

4 1 1

Runs Batted In Blake McConkey Mike Daxenbichler Michael Hammerstrand Jordan Hodel Grant DeWitt Mitch Johnson

29 20 14 10 8 8

Pitching Appearances Blake McConkey John Berns Bryan Meyer Stephen Davis Kyle Kiesewetter

32 26 13 12 12

Innings Pitched Blake McConkey John Berns Bryan Meyer Kyle Kiesewetter

137.2 65.1 47.2 22.0

Wins Blake McConkey Bryan Meyer John Berns Nate Louis

7 3 2 1

Strikeouts Blake McConkey John Berns Bryan Meyer Kyle Kiesewetter Nate Louis

81 44 36 17 17

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2012 OUTLOOK

The Red Devils will travel east to begin the season, taking a five-game trip through Tennessee and North Carolina for games against Maryville (Tenn.) (March 13), Guilford (March 14) and Greensboro (March 14-15). A doubleheader at Robert Morris-Springfield on March 19 wraps up the season-opening seven-game road trip.

ACTIVE CAREER LEADERS Games Played Michael Hammerstrand Blake McConkey Pierce Furrow Mike Daxenbichler Grant DeWitt


MEET THE RED DEVILS

MICHAEL HAMMERSTRAND SENIOR • OUTFIELDER 6-0 • 170 • R/R 10 BLOOMINGTON, Ill./BLOOMINGTON H.S. Career Notes: The active Eureka leader in games played (70).

HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘09, Spring ‘10, Fall ‘10, Spring ‘11, Fall ‘11 Junior (2011): Played in 33 games, making 27 appearances in the starting lineup as part of the Eureka outfield ... Hit .224 with two doubles and 11 RBI ... Drew 14 walks for a .330 on-base percentage ... His 48 putouts were the most among EC outfielders ... Hit .308 (16-for-52) in 15 appearances as the EC leadoff hitter ... Collected five hits, four RBI, two runs scored and three stolen bases in a doubleheader sweep at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Went 3-for-4 with three RBI in a win at Lincoln Christian on March 22 ... Doubled and scored a run at Blackburn on March 30 ... Walked twice and scored twice in a victory over Spalding on March 3. Sophomore (2010): Appeared in 31 games, making 11 starts primarily from center field ... Tossed 5.2 innings over four relief pitching appearances ... Recorded his first career RBI on a sacrifice fly at LeTourneau on March 10 ... Doubled for his first collegiate hit and scored a run against Illinois College on March 18 ... Struck out five and allowed only one hit over 3.0 relief innings against St. Louis Christian on March 24 ... Singled and scored while driving in a run in a win at Blackburn on May 5 ... Wore jersey number 7. Freshman (2009): Appeared in six games, making two starts ... Scored a run and was one of two returning Red Devils to be perfect on stolen base attempts. Personal: The son of Randy and Lydia Hammerstrand, Michael was born June 29, 1990 in Bloomington, Ill. ... Majoring in sports management.

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BLAKE McCONKEY Career Notes: The active Eureka leader in games started (54), hits (54), doubles (11), home runs (4), runs batted in (29), pitching appearances (32), pitching starts (21), wins (7), innings pitched (137.2) and strikeouts (81).

HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘09, Spring ‘10, Spring ‘11, Fall ‘11 All-SLIAC Second Team: 2011 Junior (2011): Started all 36 games between third base and pitcher ... Hit .385 with three home runs and 22 RBI ... Chosen for the All-SLIAC Second Team ... Led the team with nine doubles and 21 walks ... Had 13 multi-hit games ... Hit .429 (15-for-35) with runners in scoring position ... Appeared in 12 games as a pitcher, including nine starts ... Posted a 5-4 record with a 4.99 earned run average ... Led the Red Devils with 52.1 innings pitched and 44 strikeouts ... Went 6-for-8 with two doubles and four RBI while earning a pitching victory in a doubleheader sweep at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Homered against Ashford on March 20 ... Also hit home runs against Blackburn (March 30) and Westminster (April 30) ... Went 9-for-14 with a double and four RBI during a four-game hit streak from April 13-17 ... Allowed only two hits over 5.0 scoreless innings in a win at MacMurray on April 13 ... Struck out nine in a complete-game win over MacMurray on April 21 ... Picked up his first career save against Spalding on May 3. Sophomore (2010): Appeared in 16 games, including eight as a pitcher after suffering a hand injury during Eureka’s spring break trip to Texas in early March ... Hit .289 with a home run, seven RBI and nine runs scored ... Posted a 2-3 record and an 8.51 ERA over 30.2 innings as a pitcher ... His on-base percentage of .442 ranked second on the Red Devils behind AllSLIAC choice Nick Eeten ... Earned his first career pitching victory against Southwestern Assemblies of God on March 9 ... Singled home the winning run in Eureka’s 2-1 walk-off victory and later smashed his first career home run in a doubleheader sweep of Principia on April 10 ... Went 2-for-5 with a double at Blackburn on May 5 ... Went 7.0 innings as the starter in Eureka’s first-ever SLIAC Tournament game May 13 against Webster. Freshman (2009): Made a team-high 12 pitching appearances as a freshman ... His 54.2 innings pitched ranked second on the team ... Tossed two complete games ... Doubled at Fontbonne on April 29 for his first career hit. Spoon River Valley High School: Received All-Inter-County Athletic and Prairieland Conference honors as an infielder as a senior ... Named allconference as a pitcher during his junior season ... Helped the Wildcats to 22 wins and a regional title as a senior. Personal: The son of Mark and Teresa McConkey, Blake was born June 30, 1990 in Canton, Ill. ... Blake’s older brother Clay played baseball at Eureka from 2007 through 2010 ... Majoring in physical education.

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MEET THE RED DEVILS

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SENIOR • INFIELDER/PITCHER 6-0 • 225 • R/R FAIRVIEW, Ill./SPOON RIVER VALLEY H.S.


27 • MIKE DAXENBICHLER

11 • PIERCE FURROW

BARTONVILLE, Ill. LIMESTONE H.S.

EL PASO, Ill. EL PASO-GRIDLEY H.S.

MEET THE RED DEVILS

SENIOR • IF/OF • 5-8 • 180 • R/R

SENIOR • C/OF • 5-6 • 170 • S/R

Junior (2011): Played in all 36 games, earning 23 starting assignments primarily as an outfielder ... Hit .224 with 10 runs scored and six RBI ... Added two doubles and a triple ... Picked Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘11 up his first hit and RBI of the Junior (2011): Played in all 36 games, starting the final 35 season at Kentucky State contests of the season as a utility player ... Hit .311 with two on March 17 ... Doubled at doubles and 20 RBI ... Compiled 23 runs scored and four stolen Principia on April 2 ... Went bases ... Recorded his first 2-for-4 with a double and a run collegiate hit as part of a 5-for-8 scored against Fontbonne on showing with two doubles and April 10 ... Freshman (2009): seven RBI in a doubleheader Appeared in four games, making sweep at Kentucky State on his collegiate debut at Dallas March 17 ... Hit safely in eight on March 8 ... Collected his first straight contests from March career RBI versus Westminster 17-27 ... Drove in three runs on April 18. El Paso-Gridley at Lincoln Christian on March High School: A three-sport 22 ... Went 3-for-4 with two athlete, also participating in RBI versus Greenville on cross country and basketball ... April 5 ... Hit .458 (11-for-24) Owns the Titans’ assist record in with four runs scored during a boys basketball. Personal: The six-game hit streak between son of Wayne and Annie Furrow, April 9-16 ... Drove in three Pierce was born July 7, 1989 in El Paso, Ill. ... Has three siblings, runs against MacMurray on Thayre (30), Wade (27) and Marney (23) ... Pierce’s brother, Wade, April 21 ... Scored three times previously played baseball and served as an assistant coach for against Spalding on May 3. the Eureka baseball program ... Majoring in science education. Limestone High School: Earned All-Mid-Illini Conference Second Team honors ... Participated in the McDonald’s All-Star Game ... Led the Rockets to a pair of regional championships (2007-08) and a sectional title as a junior in 2007. Personal: The son of Mike Daxenbichler and Laura Daxenbichler, Mike was born Nov. 18, SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. 1989 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has two siblings, Megan (25) and Andrew PINECREST H.S./GREENSBORO (19) ... Majoring in accouting.

HONORS & AWARDS

34 • MITCH JOHNSON

SENIOR • OF • 6-0 • 180 • R/R HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Spring ‘11, Fall ‘11 Junior (2011): Made 31 appearances, including 10 starts in the Eureka outfield ... Hit .353 with a home run and eight RBI ... Also collected two doubles and 12 runs scored ... His .353 average was the best among Eureka bench players ... Recorded his first career hit and RBI at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Hit safely in four straight games between March 27-30 ... Doubled in games against Robert MorrisSpringfield and Bradley ... His 2-for-2 effort against Blackburn on April 6 marked his first

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career multi-hit game ... Drove in a career-best four runs against Westminster on April 30. Pinecrest High School: Contributed as a middle infielder and outfielder for the Patriots ... Also played four years of football. Personal: The son of Dennis and Rhonda Johnson, Mitch was born Nov. 30, 1989 in Peoria, Ill. ... Majoring in business administration.

JUNIOR • P • 6-0 • 210 • R/R HERSCHER, Ill. HERSCHER H.S. Sophomore (2011): Made a team-best 13 pitching appearances, including six starts on the mound ... Compiled a 2-4 record with a 7.77 eearned run average in 44.0 innings pitched ... Finished the campaign with 33 strikeouts ... Struck out seven at Principia on April 1 ... Tossed a season-high 7.2 innings against Blackburn on April 6 ... Allowed only one earned run on two hits in a complete-game win at MacMurray on April 13 ... Earned in a victory in relief against Spalding on May 3. Freshman (2010): One of five Eureka hurlers to throw at least 20.0 innings, Berns posted a 12.66 ERA in 21.1 innings pitched ... Appeared in 13 games, making starts against Monmouth and Webster ... Tossed 0.1 innings in his collegiate debut versus Southwestern Assembles of God on March 9 ... Recorded his first career strikeout at LeTourneau on March 10 ... Allowed two earned runs over 5.0 innings in his first career start on March 25 at Monmouth ... Didn’t allow a hit in 3.0 innings of relief work at Knox on April 12 ... Allowed only one earned run on three hits over 6.0 innings in his final four relief outings of the season ... Recorded his first career base hit March 27 versus Webster at Henry Sand Field ... Wore jersey number 26. Herscher High School: Named junior varsity pitcher of the year by the Tigers ... Also participated in soccer. Personal: The son of Joe and Rhonda Berns, John was born April 15, 1991 in Kankakee, Ill. ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Appeared in three games as a goalkeeper for the Eureka soccer team as a freshman in 2009.

7 • STEPHEN DAVIS

SOPHOMORE • P/OF • 6-2 • 155 • R/L MACKINAW, Ill. DEER CREEK-MACKINAW H.S. Freshman (2011): Played in 20 games, including 12 appearances as a part of the Eureka pitching staff ... Started five times ... Hit .200 with two RBI and two doubles ... Compiled a 5.51 ERA in 16.1 inning pitched ... Fired a perfect inning on the mound in his collegiate debut at MacMurray on March 14 ... Picked up his first

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MEET THE RED DEVILS

22 • JOHN BERNS

career hit at Kentucky State, a double, on March 17 ... Drove in runs against Ashford and Lincoln Christian ... Made his first career pitching start and went a career-high 3.0 innings against Westminster on April 30. Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School: A two-time recipient of All-Heart of Illinois Conference honors, including a Second Team selection in 2009 ... A four-year varsity starter and a career .325 hitter for the Chiefs ... Also earned all-conference accolades in basketball. Personal: The son of Rocky and Dora Davis, Stephen was born April 21, 1992 in Mackinaw, Ill. ... Has two siblings, Joe (36) and Jamie (32) ... Majoring in athletic training.

24 • GRANT DeWITT

SOPHOMORE • IF/P • 6-1 • 185 • R/R MT. STERLING, Ill. BROWN COUNTY H.S. Freshman (2011): Played in 33 games, earning 32 starts between shortstop and pitcher for the Red Devils ... Hit .232 with eight RBI and two doubles ... Led the Eureka defense with 84 assists ... Made six pitching appearances ... Made his first career appearance as Eureka’s opening-day starter at shortstop on March 14 at MacMurray ... Picked up his first collegiate hit and made his first pitching appearance at Berea on March 16 ... Scored two runs at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Smashed his first career double at Webster on April 16 ... Recorded his first multi-hit game in a 2-for-5 effort with two RBI versus Greenville on April 27. Brown County High School: Earned six pitching victories with a 1.67 earned run average as a senior... Hit .323 with five homers and 28 RBI in 2010 ... Hit .320 for his career ... Named to All-Area Team by The Jacksonville Journal Courier and The Quincy Herald Whig ... An All-Western Illinois Valley Conference choice for two seasons ... Named the Hornets’ most valuable player and most valuable pitcher ... Earned the Drew Wilson Award from Brown County, given to student-athletes who participate in three sports for all four years. Personal: The son of Kristy DeWitt and the late Chris DeWitt, Grant was born June 3, 1992 in Rushville, Ill. ... Has a sibling, Drake (16) ... Majoring in physical education and athletic training.

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25 • JORDAN HODEL

26 • NATE LOUIS

ROANOKE, Ill. ROANOKE-BENSON H.S.

PUTNAM, Ill. HENRY-SENACHWINE H.S.

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SOPHOMORE • IF • 5-11 • 220 • R/R

SOPHOMORE • P/OF • 6-2 • 205 • R/R

Freshman (2011): Made 33 appearances and started 16 times at designated hitter and second base ... Hit .185 with a home run and 10 RBI ... Added seven runs scored and five doubles ... Recorded his first career start, hit, run and RBI at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Doubed twice in a 3-for4 showing at Lincoln Christian on March 22 ... Went 2-for-4 with four RBI, his first career home run and a double at MacMurray on April 13. Roanoke-Benson High School: A two-time All-Tri-County Conference First Team selection ... Helped the Rockets to a regional title in 2008 ... Also earned all-conference honors in football and basketball. Personal: The son of Dan and Justine Hodel, Jordan was born April 10, 1992 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Madison (16), Grant (14) and Sam (11) ... Majoring in physical education ... Also a member of the Eureka football team.

9 • KYLE KIESEWETTER

SOPHOMORE • P/OF • 6-0 • 160 • R/L METAMORA, Ill. METAMORA H.S. HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘10, Spring ‘11, Fall ‘11 Freshman (2011): Played in 19 games, including 12 as a pitcher ... Started 11 times overall and five times on the mound ... Hit .250 with five runs scored, a double and four RBI ... Threw 22.0 innings on the mound ... Singled and fired 2.0 innings as a pitcher in his first collegiate game at MacMurray on March 14 ... Drove in two runs and picked up his first career double at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Struck out a careerhigh three batters on two occasions ... Scored two runs in a 2-for-3 performance against MacMurray on April 21. Metamora High School: Led the Redbirds to a regional title in 2010 ... Participated in the McDonald’s All-Star Game ... Won seven pitching decisions with a 3.23 earned run average as a senior. Personal: The son of Kevin and Kim Kiesewetter, Kyle was born June 26, 1992 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has four siblings, Kayle (23), Kara (21), Kelli (14) and Kaleb (9) ... Majoring in secondary education (history).

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HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘10, Spring ‘11, Fall ‘11 Freshman (2011): Played in 31 games, including 10 appearances in the starting lineup ... Hit .300 with six runs scored and six RBI ... His .300 batting average was the highest among EC freshman with at least 40 at-bats ... Made 10 appearances as a pitcher, posting a 7.91 ERA and a 1-1 record ... Started and went 2-for-3 in his collegiate debut at MacMurray on March 14 ... Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in his pitching debut at Berea on March 16 ... Drove in a career-best three runs at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored against Fontbonne on April 10 ... Earned his first collegiate pitching victory in 3.2 innings of work against Westminster on April 30 ... Struck out a careerhigh six against Spalding on May 4. Henry-Senachwine High School: Named to the All-Tri-County Conference Team twice, including Second Team honors as a senior. Personal: The son of Joe Louis and Jill Louis, Nate was born Nov. 11, 1991 in Peru, Ill. ... Has a sibling, Jocelyn (21) ... Majoring in computer studies ... A member of the Eureka football team since 2010.

14 • BRYAN MEYER

SOPHOMORE • P/OF • 6-0 • 175 • R/L DUNLAP, Ill. DUNLAP H.S. HONORS & AWARDS SLIAC Pitcher of the Week: May 8, 2011 Freshman (2011): Played in 20 games overall and 13 contests as a part of Eureka’s starting pitching rotation ... Started 10 games on the mound, most among Eureka pitchers ... His ERA of 4.53 was the lowest among Eureka pitchers to toss at least 40.0 innings ... Posted a 3-5 record in 47.2 innings ... Started his collegiate debut on the mound at MacMurray on March 14 ... Threw 5.0 scoreless innings in his first career win at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Earned a complete-

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2 • BRIAN MUNSON

SOPHOMORE • C • 5-8 • 165 • R/R DECATUR, Ill. WARRENSBURG-LATHAM H.S. HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘10 Freshman (2011): Played in 18 games off the bench as a reserve catcher ... Went 3-for-10 with a run scored ... Recorded his first career hit and run scored against Fontbonne on April 10 ... Hit safely twice during a three-game series against Westminster between April 30 and May 1. WarrensburgLatham High School: A twoyear starter at catcher, helping the Cardinals to a regional championship in 2009 ... Earned the team’s most valubale player award ... Also played basketball and football. Personal: The son of David and Jean Munson, Brian was born Jan. 17, 1992 in Decatur, Ill. ... Has a brother, Craig (19) ... Majoring in physical education.

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3 • TREVOR TEAL

SOPHOMORE • UTIL • 5-8 • 165 • R/R DELAVAN, Ill. DELAVAN H.S. HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘10, Spring ‘11, Fall ‘11 Freshman (2011): Played in 10 games for the Red Devils as a reserve utility player and pitcher ... Made his collegiate debut as a pinch hitter at MacMurray on March 14 ... Tossed 1.0 scoreless inning in his first pitching appearance at Kentucky State on March 17 ... Struck out four and didn’t allow an earned run in a career-high 3.0 innings of work against Westminster on May 1. Delavan High School: Played baseball and basketball for the Panthers. Personal: The son of Rod and Shari Teal, Trevor was born April 12, 1992 in Pekin, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Kylie (21), Teagan (13) and Megan (11) ... Also a member of the Eureka men’s basketball team since 2010.

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game victory at Lincoln Christian on March 22 ... Struck out a career-best seven against Greenville on April 5 ... Hit a double versus Greenville on April 27 ... Allowed two earned runs in a complete-game win over Spalding on May 3 to earn SLIAC Pitcher of the Week honors. Dunlap High School: Earned All-Mid-Illini Conference First Team honors as an outfielder ... Led the Eagles to a regional title in 2009. Personal: The son of Tom and Deb Meyer, Bryan was born Sept. 11, 1991 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Has two siblings, Melissa (24) and Jason (17) ... Majoring in history/ secondary education.


15 • ERIC CUEVAS

29 • KEVIN DOOLEY

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. CURIE H.S./CHICAGO STATE/ROOSEVELT

NORMAL, Ill. NORMAL COMMUNITY H.S./SPOON RIVER

Junior (2011): Played in 16 games, including 10 starts, for NAIA Roosevelt in Chicago, Ill. ... Hit .172 with a home run and six RBI. Sophomore (2010): Played in three games for Division I Chicago State in Chicago, Ill. Freshman (2009): Appeared in 11 games for Chicago State ... Recorded a run and stolen base for the Cougars. Curie High School: Represented the South Side in the Chicago Public League North vs. South All-Star Game. Personal: The son of Fred Cuevas and Doris Moreno, Eric was born March 31, 1990 in Chicago, Ill. ... Has a sibling, Angelica (16) ... Majoring in sociology/psychology.

Sophomore (2011): Appeared in 51 games for current EC baseball head coach James Clark at NJCAA Spoon River College in Canton, Ill. ... Compiled a .347 batting average with four homers, 11 doubles and 37 RBI ... Received All-Midwest Athletic Conference Honorable Mention. Freshman (2010): Played in 38 games for Spoon River, hitting .382 with six home runs, 11 doubles and 26 RBI ... Received All-Midwest Athletic Conference Honorable Mention. Personal: The son of Ken Dooley and Joy Dooley, Kevin was born Dec. 30, 1989 in Huntsville, Ala. ... Has a younger brother, Kyle (20) ... Majoring in criminal justice.

12 • DAVE YEAGER

20 • JOSH HOFER

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SENIOR • IF • 5-8 • 170 • R/R

JUNIOR • IF • 6-0 • 190 • R/R

SENIOR • IF • 6-0 • 270 • R/R

JUNIOR • C • 5-8 • 175 • R/R

GRANVILLE, Ill. PUTNAM COUNTY H.S.

WASHINGTON, Ill. WASHINGTON H.S.

Putnam County High School: Received All-Tri-County Conference as a junior and senior ... Served as the Panthers’ team captain and was named the Senior Male Athlete of the Year at PCHS ... Led the Panthers to a third-place finish in the IHSA 1A tournament in 2008. Personal: The son of David and Donna Yeager, Dave was born Nov. 28, 1989 in Spring Valley, Ill. ... Has a sister, Kayla (24) ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Also a member of the Eureka football team.

36 • CARSON ANDREW

JUNIOR • IF • 5-9 • 170 • S/R OREGON, Ill. OREGON H.S./SAUK VALLEY

HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘11 Sophomore (2011): Played in 11 games for NJCAA Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Ill. ... Recorded a stolen base. Freshman (2010): Appeared in 15 games for Sauk Valley. Personal: The son of John and Sue Andrew, Carson was born Jan. 10, 1991 in Rockford, Ill. ... Has two siblings, Kayla (25) and Lillian (23) ... Majoring in athletic training.

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HONORS & AWARDS Eureka A.D. Honor Roll: Fall ‘11 Washington High School: Hit .320 as a senior in 2009, helping the Panthers to 28 wins, a Mid-Illini Conference championship and an IHSA regional title ... Received Washington’s Most Improved Player award ... Also won a league championship as a junior in 2008. Personal: The son of Keneth Hofer and Jackie Hofer, Josh was born Oct. 31, 1990 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Jordyn (18), Kendal (12) and Kody (9) ... Majoring in physical education.

6 • DANIEL IMBERY

JUNIOR • P/IF • 5-5 • 155 • R/R CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR H.S./PRAIRIE STATE Personal: The son of John and Donna Imbery, Daniel was born Aug. 12, 1990 in Chicago Heights, Ill. ... Has two siblings, Jaimee (20) and Melissa (17) ... Majoring in athletic training ... Previously attended Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Ill.

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21 • ERIC LOPEZ

19 • JOHN KURTZ

LAKE VILLA, Ill. LAKES H.S./ELMHURST/LAKE COUNTY

MINOOKA, Ill. MINOOKA H.S.

Sophomore (2011): Appeared in 22 contests for NJCAA College of Lake County in Grayslake, Ill. .... Hit .250 with 13 hits, nine runs scored, three doubles and seven RBI. Freshman (2010): Played in two games for NCAA Division III Elmhurst in Elmhurst, Ill. Lakes High School: Received All-North Suburban Conference honors and named to the Lake County All-Area Team as a junior in 2008 and again as a senior in 2009 ... Also chosen as the Lakes Offensive MVP in his final two season ... Led the Eagles to a regional championship in 2008 and a North Suburban Prairie Division title in 2009 ... Served as team captain of the baseball and basketball teams. Personal: The son of Juan and Delia Lopez, Eric was born Oct. 23, 1990 in Oak Lawn, Ill. ... Has two siblings, Isabel (26) and Emilio (16) ... Majoring in special education.

Minooka High School: A part of three Southwest Prairie Conference championships for the Indians ... Also helped MHS to IHSA regional and sectional titles ... Received the Indian of the Year Award. Personal: The son of Dave and Kim Kurtz, John was born July 30, 1993 in Joliet, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Caitlin (14), Courtney (14) and Jillian (12) ... Majoring in physical education ... Also a member of the Eureka football team.

JUNIOR • OF • 5-8 • 145 • R/R

SOPHOMORE • OF • 5-10 • 160 • L/L FISHER, Ill. FISHER H.S. Fisher High School: A four-time pick for the All-Heart of Illinois Conference Team, including a unanimous First Team selection as a senior in 2010 ... Holds single-game, single-season and career records at Fisher in stolen bases ... Participated in all-star games hosted by The Bloomington Pantagraph and Champaign News-Gazette. Personal: The grandson of John Hurd and the late Marilyn Hurd ... Has four siblings, Andrew (11), Matthew (9), Anthony (8) and John (6) ... Majoring in business administration.

4 • TYLER LEDBETTER

FRESHMAN • P/IF • 5-10 • 195 • R/R WASHBURN, Ill. LOWPOINT-WASHBURN H.S.

Minooka High School: Hit .456 as a senior in 2011 to earn unanimous All-Tri-County Conference First Team honors ... Helped the Wildcats to an IHSA regional championship in 2008. Personal: The son of Dan and Beth, Tyler was born Aug. 27, 1992 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Randy (24), Breeana (21) and B.J. (19) ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Also a member of the Eureka men’s basketball team.

35 • NICK PASSARELLA

FRESHMAN • C/IF • 5-9 • 205 • R/R HAINESVILLE, Ill. GRAYSLAKE H.S.

1 • JAKE BAUMGARDNER

FRESHMAN • OF • 5-11 • 155 • L/L GALESBURG, Ill. GALESBURG H.S.

Personal: The son of Greg and Lyndale, Jake was born May 31, 1993 in Galesburg, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Jeremy (28), Raylyn (25) and Kayla (14) ... Majoring in criminal justice.

37 • ROBBY COOPER

FRESHMAN • OF • 5-10 • 180 • L/L CHIPPEWA FALLS, WIS. McDONNELL CENTRAL H.S. McDonnell Central High School: Chosen for the All-Western Cloverbelt Conference First Team as a senior in 2011 ... Helped the Bulldogs to three consecutive runner-up state finishes in WIAA Division 4. Personal: The son of Don and Theresa Cooper, Robby was born Feb. 1, 1993 in Chippewa Falls, Wis. ... Has one sibling, D.J. (30) ... Majoring in business.

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FRESHMAN • P/IF • 6-2 • 215 • R/R


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2011 GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS (11-25, 7-17 SLIAC) Date 3/14 3/16 3/16 3/17 3/17 3/20 3/20 3/22 3/22 3/27 3/27 3/29 3/30 3/30 4/1 4/2 4/2 4/5 4/5 4/6 4/9 4/10 4/10 4/13 4/13 4/16 4/17 4/17 4/21 4/27 4/30 4/30 5/1 5/3 5/3 5/4

Opponent at MacMurray at Berea at Berea at Kentucky State at Kentucky State Ashford Ashford at Lincoln Christian at Lincoln Christian at RMU-Springfield at RMU-Springfield at Bradley *at Blackburn *at Blackburn *at Principia *at Principia *at Principia *Greenville *Greenville *Blackburn *Fontbonne *Fontbonne *Fontbonne *at MacMurray *at MacMurray *at Webster *at Webster *at Webster *MacMurray *#vs. Greenville *Westminster *Westminster *Westminster *Spalding *Spalding *Spalding

Result L, 2-6 L, 2-7 L, 6-17 W, 19-2 W, 18-1 L, 5-12 L, 7-11 W, 18-2 W, 9-1 L, 6-7 L, 5-6 L, 1-21 L, 7-8 L, 3-13 L, 1-11 L, 2-6 L, 6-7 L, 8-11 L, 3-16 L, 6-8 L, 0-10 W, 5-4 W, 14-4 W, 8-1 W, 4-0 L, 1-7 L, 0-12 L, 1-9 W, 8-3 L, 6-7 W, 9-6 L, 1-5 L, 1-13 W, 3-2 W, 9-8 L, 2-12

Innings 9 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 (8) 7 8 7 (8) 7 7 9 8 7 7 7 7 9 7 7 9 (10) 7 7 7 7 7 7

Overall Record SLIAC Record Pitcher of Record 0-1 --Kiesewetter (0-1) 0-2 --Berns (0-1) 0-3 --Kiesewetter (0-2) 1-3 --McConkey (1-0) 2-3 --Meyer (1-0) 2-4 --Daxenbichler (0-1) 2-5 --Davis (0-1) 3-5 --McConkey (2-0) 4-5 --Meyer (2-0) 4-6 --McConkey (2-1) 4-7 --Louis (0-1) 4-8 --Meyer (2-1) 4-9 0-1 Kiesewetter (0-3) 4-10 0-2 Meyer (2-2) 4-11 0-3 Berns (0-2) 4-12 0-4 Minich (0-1) 4-13 0-5 McConkey (2-2) 4-14 0-6 McConkey (2-3) 4-15 0-7 Kiesewetter (0-4) 4-16 0-8 Berns (0-3) 4-17 0-9 Meyer (2-3) 5-17 1-9 McConkey (3-3) 5-18 1-10 Kiesewetter (0-5) 6-18 2-10 Berns (1-3) 7-18 3-10 McConkey (4-3) 7-19 3-11 Meyer (2-4) 7-20 3-12 Berns (1-4) 7-21 3-13 Kiesewetter (0-6) 8-21 4-13 McConkey (5-3) 8-22 4-14 Meyer (2-5) 9-22 5-14 Louis (1-1) 9-23 5-15 Davis (0-2) 9-24 5-16 McConkey (5-4) 10-24 6-16 Meyer (3-5) 11-24 7-16 Berns (2-4) 11-25 7-17 Leverenz (0-1)

Attendance Time 50 2:15 50 2:05 50 2:45 37 2:30 29 2:15 150 2:19 150 1:56 50 2:16 50 1:43 100 1:46 100 1:48 76 2:06 30 2:30 30 1:45 50 2:15 75 2:00 75 2:00 75 2:09 75 2:19 75 2:40 50 1:54 155 1:48 150 1:51 50 2:00 50 2:00 133 2:11 137 1:50 149 2:00 75 1:55 50 3:15 150 2:05 150 1:40 50 2:06 100 1:21 85 2:08 100 2:14

* -- St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic conference game # -- Game played in Jacksonville, Ill. Overall: 11-25 • SLIAC: 7-17 • Home: 5-10 • Away: 6-14 • Neutral: 0-1

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2011 FINAL STATISTICS AVG GP-GS

AB

R

H

3B

HR

RBI

TB SLG%

BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO

A

E FLD%

36-36 36-36

122 109

29 23

48 42

7 9

0 0

6 3

28 22

73 60

.598 .550

18 21

4 5

16 24

0 0

.483 .500

1 1

0 0

0-0 1-1

237 16

7 42

3 7

.988 .892

Mike Daxenbichler .311 Alex Hess .274

36-35 36-36

119 117

23 26

37 32

2 6

0 0

0 10

20 33

39 68

.328 .581

7 10

5 9

18 15

0 1

.368 .375

2 0

4 0

4-5 0-1

45 188

28 28

8 9

.901 .960

Aaron Tolson

.234

36-36

111

19

26

7

1 1 15 38 .342 15 5 24 Less than 3.0 plate appearances per game

0

.348

1

7

2-3

67

51

9

.929

Ethan Minich Mitch Johnson

.375 .353

8-1 31-10

8 34

1 12

3 12

0 2

0 0

0 1

2 8

3 17

.375 .500

1 5

0 1

2 10

0 0

.444 .439

0 1

0 3

1-1 3-4

5 9

6 1

1 2

.917 .833

Nate Louis Brian Munson

.300 .300

21-14 18-0

40 10

6 1

12 3

0 0

0 0

0 0

6 0

12 3

.300 .300

5 1

2 0

12 3

1 0

.404 .364

0 0

0 0

1-1 0-0

12 14

4 0

2 1

.889 .933

Kyle Kiesewetter .250 Grant DeWitt .232

18-11 33-32

28 82

5 9

7 19

1 2

0 0

0 0

4 8

8 21

.286 .256

1 9

4 6

9 23

0 0

.364 .347

0 1

0 7

5-5 3-3

10 43

1 0 1.000 84 13 .907

Pierce Furrow .224 Michael Hammerstrand .224

36-23 33-27

58 85

10 17

13 19

2 2

1 0

0 0

6 11

17 21

.293 .247

9 14

2 0

19 25

0 0

.343 .330

1 1

6 5

1-2 3-5

24 48

1 2

0 1.000 7 .877

Stephen Davis Jordan Hodel

.200 .185

16-5 33-16

20 54

5 7

4 10

2 5

0 0

0 1

2 10

6 18

.300 .333

4 6

0 6

11 22

0 0

.333 .333

0 0

0 0

0-0 0-0

9 2

6 2

4 .789 0 1.000

Bryan Meyer Trevor Teal Myles Phillip Dino Hickmon John Berns Seth Leverenz Totals Opponents

.118 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .279 .338

13-6 17 2 2 11-0 10 0 0 15-1 10 0 0 4-0 1 0 0 2-1 1 1 0 2-0 1 0 0 36-36 1037 196 289 36-36 1090 286 368

1 0 0 0 0 0 48 85

0 0 0 0 0 0 2 13

0 0 0 0 0 0 22 20

1 0 0 0 0 0 176 243

3 0 0 0 0 0 407 539

.176 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .392 .494

4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 133 49 150 33

5 1 4 1 1 0 245 200

0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

.286 .000 .091 .500 .500 .000 .384 .429

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 32 12 24

1-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 25-33 74-93

5 18 2 .920 12 2 0 1.000 3 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 .000 3 8 1 .917 1 4 0 1.000 753 296 69 .938 786 283 56 .950

LOB - Team (278), Opp (270). DPs turned - Team (16), Opp (22). IBB - Team (2), Hess 1, Hodel 1, Opp (9). Picked off - McConkey 3, Hickmon 1, Daxenbichler 1, Hammerstrand 1. ERA Bryan Meyer 4.53 Blake McConkey 4.99 John Berns 7.77

W-L 3-5 5-4 2-4

Aaron Tolson 0.00 Stephen Davis 5.51 Trevor Teal 6.94 Nate Louis 7.91 Ethan Minich 10.80 Kyle Kiesewetter 12.27 Grant DeWitt 13.50 Seth Leverenz 16.68 Mike Daxenbichler 360.00 Totals 7.82

0-0 0-2 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-6 0-0 0-1 0-1 11-25

1 12 7 10 9 12 6 11 2 36

Opponents

25-10

36

5.63

APP GS 13 10 12 9 13 6

CG 2 2 1

SHO 0/1 0/1 0/0

0 1 0 1 1 5 2 1 0 36

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6

0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1/1

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6

2/1

SV IP H R ER BB SO 0 47.2 67 41 24 8 36 1 52.1 69 44 29 21 44 0 44.0 49 48 38 31 33 Less than 1.0 inning pitched per game 0 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 16.1 22 18 10 12 14 0 11.2 11 13 9 12 11 0 19.1 22 17 17 18 17 0 16.2 29 20 20 13 11 0 22.0 49 37 30 11 17 0 8.2 15 17 13 12 9 0 11.1 27 21 21 9 8 0 0.2 8 10 8 2 0 1 251.0 368 286 218 150 200 3

262.0 289 196

164

133

245

2B 15 18 14

3B HR 4 1 2 1 1 3

AB B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 206 .325 3 0 1 1 4 222 .311 5 6 1 0 6 174 .282 10 12 2 1 6

0 6 2 4 4 9 2 10 1 85

0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 13

0 1 2 71 1 48 4 76 3 74 3 109 0 40 1 58 1 11 20 1090

.000 .310 .229 .289 .392 .450 .375 .466 .727 .338

2 3 5 1 1 3 3 8 2 46

1 1 2 1 3 2 2 2 1 33

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5

0 2 0 1 1 5 0 1 0 12

0 1 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 24

48

2

22 1037 .279

26

49

5

9

32

PB - Team (21), Hess 16, Munson 3, Phillip 1, Furrow 1, Opp (24). Pickoffs - Team (4), Hess 2, Meyer 1, McConkey 1, Opp (5). SBA/ATT - Hess (6882), Kiesewetter (16-16), Meyer (10-14), Berns (9-12), McConkey (7-11), Louis (9-11), DeWitt (8-10), Davis (5-8), Teal (6-6), Minich (5-5), Phillip (2-2), Munson (2-2), Leverenz (0-1), Furrow (1-1).

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2B

Tim Cashdollar .393 Blake McConkey .385


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JAKE BAUMGARDNER FRESHMAN GALESBURG, Ill.

BRIAN MUNSON SOPHOMORE DECATUR Ill.

9 KYLE KIESEWETTER SOPHOMORE METAMORA, Ill.

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KEVIN DOOLEY JUNIOR NORMAL, Ill.

4 TYLER LEDBETTER FRESHMAN WASHBURN, Ill.

10 MICHAEL HAMMERSTRAND SENIOR BLOOMINGTON, Ill.

JOSH HOFER JUNIOR WASHINGTON, Ill.

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3 TREVOR TEAL SOPHOMORE DELAVAN, Ill.

11 PIERCE FURROW SENIOR EL PASO, Ill.

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12 DAVE YEAGER SENIOR GRANVILLE, Ill.

JOHN BERNS JUNIOR HERSCHER, Ill.

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GRANT DeWITT SOPHOMORE MT. STERLING, Ill.

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6 DANIEL IMBERY JUNIOR CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill.

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7 STEPHEN DAVIS SOPHOMORE MACKINAW, Ill.

15 ERIC CUEVAS SENIOR ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill.

BRYAN MEYER SOPHOMORE DUNLAP, Ill.

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ERIC LOPEZ JUNIOR LAKE VILLA, Ill.

5 BLAKE McCONKEY SENIOR FAIRVIEW, Ill.

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19 JOHN KURTZ FRESHMAN MINOOKA, Ill.

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JORDAN HODEL SOPHOMORE ROANOKE, Ill.

NATE LOUIS SOPHOMORE PUTNAM, Ill.

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KAMARON MASON SOPHOMORE FISHER, Ill.

MITCH JOHNSON SENIOR SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.

NICK PASSARELLA FRESHMAN HAINESVILLE, Ill.

CARSON ANDREW JUNIOR OREGON, Ill.

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ERIC IGNATOWSKI ASSISTANT COACH FIRST SEASON

ERIC VASQUEZ ASSISTANT COACH FIRST SEASON

JAYMES WARREN ASSISTANT COACH FIRST SEASON

27 MIKE DAXENBICHLER SENIOR BARTONVILLE, Ill.

37 ROBBY COOPER FRESHMAN CHIPPEWA FALLS, WIS.

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