29   Mark Badgley
Mark Badgley


McHenry, IL

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200




After 16 Seasons, The Badgley Epic in DeKalb Comes to an End This Weekend

Every year since 1997, except for 2002, there has been a Badgley playing NIU baseball

Team Captain

Summer 2006: Recorded eights saves and one victory in 13 appearances for Crystal Lake Cardinals of Chicago Suburban Baseball League ... Posted 2.33 ERA and struck out 25 in 15.0 innings of work.

2006: Tied for MAC lead with 32 appearances, one shy of tying the school record ... Went 0-3 with 3.41 ERA and two saves ... Struck out 30 in 37.0 innings while yielding an opponent batting average of .196 ... Posted microscopic 0.90 ERA in league-leading 16 MAC games to go along with two saves and 18 strikeouts in 20.0 innings while opponents batted just .141 ... Opened conference season by not allowing an earned run in first 12.0 innings over 11 appearances ... Owns NIU career games pitched record with 95 and the school saves record with 19 ... Recorded final two outs at Arizona State (2/3) ... Struck out one in 0.2 innings at ASU (2/5) ... Threw 2.1 innings in loss vs. UW-Milwaukee (2/26) ... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings at Southern Illinois (3/3) ... Retired side, including one strikeout, at St. Mary's (3/11) ... Became NIU all-time games pitched leader by making 72nd appearance of career at San Jose State (3/13) ... Threw 2.2 innings at Nevada (3/18) ... Threw scoreless inning with three strikeouts in game one at Ohio (3/25) ... Pitched one inning with strikeout in game two at Ohio (3/26) ... Tossed perfect 1.1 innings at Ohio (3/26) ... Threw two innings of scoreless relief, striking out two, in game one vs. Bradley (3/28) ... Pitched perfect inning of relief in setup role vs. Akron (3/31) ... Recorded strikeout in scoreless inning vs. UA (4/1) ... Earned save vs. UA (4/2) ... Went 0.2 innings against Kent State (4/8) ... Threw 1.2 hitless innings of relief against KSU (4/9) ... Tossed scoreless inning at Miami (4/15) ... Totaled 1.1 innings of scoreless relief with two strikeouts at MU (4/16) ... Pitched perfect inning with two strikeouts vs. Wheaton (4/18) ... Retired all five batters faced against Central Michigan (4/21) ... Earned save with three innings of work, allowing one earned run while fanning two vs. CMU (4/23) ... Took loss despite throwing one inning without allowing earned run at Eastern Michigan (4/28) ... Worked 1.2 scoreless innings with two strikeouts at Western Michigan (5/6) ... Fired two scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts at Valparaiso (5/16) ... Worked two scoreless innings with strikeout vs. Toledo (5/19).

2005 (Medical Redshirt): Pitched in 11 games with one start ... Struck out four in two innings at Texas Tech (2/13) ... Notched victory in three-inning scoreless stint while fanning three vs. Wright State (3/5) ... Earned save against Austin Peay (3/12) ... Struck out six in four-inning outing at Eastern Kentucky (3/18) ... Suffered season-ending skull fracture after being hit with line drive at Bradley (3/30).

2004: Tied for the team lead with 25 appearances and struck out 30 in 33.2 innings of work ... Struck out season-high four batters in three innings at Iowa (4/13) ... Pitched a season-high 4.1 innings, allowing just two hits, vs. Akron (5/2) ... Recorded saves vs. Southern Illinois (2/29) and Western Michigan (4/10).

2003: Earned Collegiate Baseball First-Team Freshman All-America honors ... Finished fourth nationally and first in conference with NIU single-season and career-record 14 saves ... Also set new Huskie record with 28 appearances ... Save mark ranked third in conference history, while games pitched ranked ninth ... Tossed six innings with three strike outs at Western Michigan (4/13) ... Collected five consecutive saves in five appearances, including MAC contests against Miami (4/27) and Eastern Michigan (5/10) ... Saved opening-round upset of top-seeded Kent State at the MAC Tournament (5/21).

High School: Earned Special Mention All-State honors from Chicago Tribune as senior ... Twice named First-Team All-Fox Valley Conference selection and member of Northwest Herald All-Area Team ... Selected by Baseball America as a Top-75 Illinois high school prospect prior to senior season ... Garnered Honorable-Mention All-State accolades in 2001 from Illinois Baseball Coaches Association ... Set school record with 11 victories as junior while totaling 104 strikeouts and 1.42 ERA.

Personal: Son of Phil and Sue Badgley ... Born Dec. 5, 1983 ... Majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences ... Brother, Dan, was former Huskie pitcher in 1997 and from 1999-2001.

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