27   Chris Divarco
Chris Divarco


Long Grove, Ill.

High School:
Carmel Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225




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2014 NIU Baseball Podcast - Southern Illinois

Week 3 of the NIU Baseball podcast returns to preview the Southern Illinois and review the Huskies trip to New Mexico.


2014 NIU Baseball Podcast 2/19/14 - New Mexico

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.


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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.


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Photo highlights from game one of the Huskies baseball game versus Toledo April 5, 2013.


NIU vs Minnesota

Pictures from the Huskies series vs Minnesota at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Photos by Vince Schmidt, 108-365

2013: Appeared in 23 games, starting six ... Recorded an RBI single at Southern Illinois (March 8) ... Collected an RBI double as part of a two-for-four day at Akron (March 29) ... Earned a pinch-hit walk and would come around to score versus Eastern Michigan (May 11).

2012: Appeared in 21 games, starting eight ... Totaled a .234 average with two RBI, a homerun, a double and four runs ... Recorded seven hits (.304) with runners on base ... Stepped into starting role last four games after injury sidelined first baseman Jeff Zimmerman ... Was 6-for-17 (.353) with a homerun, an RBI and two runs in those final four contests (May 15-19) ... Saw first action as a pinch hitter at Tennessee, recording a single (Feb. 18) ... Made first starts of the year at Texas Tech and versus No. 18 St. John's after illness struck half the lineup (Feb. 25) ... Drove in his first RBI of the year on a sacrifice fly versus Winthrop at the Coca Cola Classic in Surprise, Ariz. (March 1) ... Knocked in his first career home run (solo) in game one of the series versus Ball State (May 17) ... Finished game two of the BSU series with a career-high three hits (3-for-4), including a double (May 18).

2011: Appeared in nine games as a freshman ... Recorded three hits, scored one run and batted in one run ... Made first collegiate appearance against UC Riverside as a pinch hitter and a first basemen ... First collegiate hit occurred against Buffalo (April 2) ... Batted 2-for-4 with one RBI against UW-Milwaukee (May 17) ... Scored one run versus Chicago State, drawing a walk versus the Cougars (March 29).

High School: Named 2010 East Suburban Catholic Conference Player of the Year ... Named to second team all-state, all-area, all-conference as a senior ... Led 2010 team to a 27-9 record overall, 15-3 in conference while winning both conference and regional championships ... Batted .451 with 11 home runs and 41 RBI as a senior ... Batted .415 with 13 runs, three home runs and 15 RBI in 26 games during his junior year at Carmel Catholic H.S. ... Named Athlete of the Month by the National Collegiate Scouting Association in 2009 ... Ranked first by Prep Baseball Report among top overall prospects in the March 2005 edition of PBR's magazine ID Showcase for class of 2010... Ranked fourth among top hitters in the state in the June 2009 PBR Top Prospect Showcase.

Personal: Born May 3, 1992... Business administration major... Son of Rich and Maggie Divarco... Relative John Mitchell is currently playing hockey with the NHL Norfolk Admirals (Anaheim Ducks)... Looks up to Derek Jeter... Interested in cars, the stock market, music, and the piano... selected to White Sox Bulls Academy Elite Training Academy All Star Game at US Cellular Field in 2008...majoring in Business.

2011 9-1 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 3 1 4 0 .286 .231 .231


47 4 11 1 0 1 2 15 1 18 0


.319 .234


35 3 3 1 0 0 2 4 3 15 0


.114 .086
CAREER 53-15 95 8 17 2 0 1 5 22 5 37 0 .225 .232 .179

At Bats: 6, vs. No. 18 St. John's (February 25, 2012)
Hits: 3, three times, last vs. Minnesota (February 16, 2014)
Walks: 2, at Cal Poly (March 13, 2014)
Runs: 1, twelve times, last at UIC (April 29, 2014)
RBI: 2, at UIC (April 29, 2014)
Hit Streak: 4 games (February 14-21, 2014)

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