Northern Illinois will open against Bowling Green Wednesday
Both teams combined for 30 hits and four homeruns
The Huskies fall to Toledo, 9-2, to drop first series since March 22-24 versus Kent State
Anderson improved to 7-0 in MAC play in his first Friday start
Seven different players drove in runs during the game
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2012: Appeared in 31 games in the outfield and as a pinch runner with 11 starts in the outfield ... Errorless in the field ... Finished the season with a .200 batting average, one double, nine runs, four RBI and two stolen bases ... Drove in two RBI at Bradley, finishing 1-for-4 (April 25) ... Went 1-for-4 with one run in first start of the season versus No. 18 St. John's (Feb. 25) ... Accounted for one double and scored a run against Ohio (April 8) ... Batted 2-for-4 against Milwaukee (April 24) ... Drove in one run and batted 1-for-4 at Western Michigan (May 12) ... Finished 1-for-3 with two walks, a run and an RBI against Ball State (May 17).
2011: Appeared in 15 games in the outfield as a pinch hitter and runner ... Had two hits in nine at-bats (.222) with four runs scored, one RBI, one double and one stolen base ... Scored three times as a pinch runner ... First hit as a Huskie was a solo home run versus Chicago State (March 29) ... Tallied a double at Central Michigan and accounted for one stolen base (May 1) ... Scored as a pinch runner versus Bowling Green (March 25), Valparaiso (May 3) and at Western Michigan (May 20).
High School: Named to all-area team as an honorable mention as a senior ... Ranks sixth all-time on the homerun list for Hinsdale South ... Three-time varsity letterman for the Hornets ... Batted .341 while slugging .584 with 86 RBI, 20 steals 13 home runs, 25 doubles, 18 triples, and 80 singles in his prep career ... Played for Summer State Playoff team during his sophomore year ... Was a key member of the Regional Final team during his junior year ... Started " Miracle Comeback" for Hinsdale South, in which they scored 10 runs in the seventh inning to win the game after being down nine, which tied them with rival Downers Grove South for the West Suburban Conference title.
Personal: Made Honor Roll multiple times and was a member of the Dean's List at HSHS ... Involved in Athletes Committed to Excellence (ACE), Student Council, Ambassadors, Hornet Habits, and Peer leaders ... Participates in Canned Food Drives and Haunted Houses with HSHS Student Council ... Favorite hobby is Fishing ... Son of Cynthia and William Schomig ... Born July 23rd, 1991 ... Favorite players are Albert Pujols and Derek Jeter ... Intends to major in business and minor in finance.
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