Week 2 of the NIU Baseball Podcast, where Head Coach Ed Mathey and Assistant Media Relations Director Matt Scheerer discuss all things NIU Baseball. This week, Mathey reviews the Huskies trip to Arizona and shares his thoughts on the series with Minnesota.
The NIU Baseball Podcast returns in 2014 for its second season, talking all things NIU baseball with Head Coach Ed Mathey and assistant media relations director Matt Scheerer. Join Ed and Matt as they discuss the upcoming series with Minnesota, preview the 2014 team and some of the happenings in the program.
Pictures from the Huskies series vs Minnesota at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Photos by Vince Schmidt, 108-365
2014 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Made 38 appearances with 21 starts in the outfield Totaled nine hits, 11 runs with three stolen bases and two sacrifice hits Also recorded a double, a home run and five RBI Went 2-for-3 with two runs, three RBI and a double at Valparaiso (April 2) Hit first career homer versus Akron with a walk, a steal and two runs (May 10) Scored first NIU run in an eight run, ninth inning versus Missouri State (Feb. 21) Registered first hit as a pinch hitter against Southern Illinois (March 1)
MAHOMET-SEYMOUR HIGH SCHOOL/PARKLAND COLLEGE: Redshirted due to injury at Parkland College in 2013 Sported a .370 batting average with 14 home runs, 27 doubles, six doubles and 62 RBI in his senior year at Mahomet-Seymour High School Was 67-for-70 in stolen base attempts during his senior year Carried a .975 fielding percentage during his high school career, splitting time in the infield and outfield
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Plans on majoring in finance
CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2015 SEASON: At-bats:5 versus Akron (May 9, 2014) Hits: 2 (two times) last versus Northwestern (April 30, 2014) Walks: 2 versus Toledo (April 6, 2014) Runs: 2 (two times) last versus Akron (May 9, 2014) RBI: 3 at Valparaiso (April 2, 2014) Hitting streak: 2 (two times) last from May 9-10, 2014