2   Connor Duckhorn
Connor Duckhorn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Darien, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale South

Last College:
Cowley County

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
IF/OF

B/T:
L/R


05/22/2013

Huskies Unable to Overcome Falcons in 11 Inning MAC Tournament Opener

NIU led 4-0 through four innings; will return tomorrow at 8 a.m. Central

05/16/2013

Huskies Fall to Cardinals in Pitchers Duel, 3-2

Anderson tosses his sixth complete game of the year and surpassed 100 innnings pitched this season

05/12/2013

Huskies Drop Game Three of Eastern Michigan Series, 12-7

Five NIU players record multiple hits

05/11/2013

Huskies Rally Late but Fall in Slugfest to Eagles, 17-12

Both teams combined for 30 hits and four homeruns

05/09/2013

Huskies Host Eastern Michigan in Final Home Contests of 2013

NIU will also host Senior Day and Alumni Day Sunday

05/08/2013

NIU Baseball Podcast - Week 12

Join Ed Mathey and Matt Scheerer for week 12 of the NIU baseball podcast

04/19/2013

NIU Baseball Podcast - Week 10

Week 10 of the NIU baseball podcast 10

04/11/2013

NIU Baseball Week Nine Podcast

Week nine of the NIU Baseball podcast

04/04/2013

NIU Baseball Week Eight Podcast

Week eight of the NIU Baseball Podcast, reviewing the sweep of the Akron series, highlights of the weekend and previewing the upcoming series with Central Michigan.

03/28/2013

NIU Baseball Week Seven Podcast

Head Coach Ed Mathey and Assistant Media Relations Director Matt Scheerer talk NIU baseball in the weekly podcast

2013: Started 41 games and appeared in five others, splitting time between second, third, and designated hitter ... Went two-for-four and scored a run versus Northern Colorado (Feb. 17) ... Recorded an RBI single at Nevada (Feb. 24) ... Went one-for-three with an RBI and walk at Minnesota (March 3) ... Slugged his first collegiate home run, a two-run shot, at Belmont (March 15) ... Scored twice at Lipscomb (March 16) ... Continued his assault of Belmont pitching, going two-for-three with a walk, run, and RBI (March 17) ... Collected pairs of singles, runs, and RBIs at Akron (March 31) ... Poked his first double of the season at Central Michigan (April 7) ... Knocked in a personal-best three runs on two doubles at Ohio (April 20) ... Recorded his first career triple versus Miami (April 28) ... Rattled off a four-game hit streak at Ball State and versus Bowling Green (May 16-22) ... Had two doubles and five total hits during that streak.

2012: Made 36 appearances with 26 starts to his credit between the outfield, infield and at designated hitter ... Closed the year with a .265 batting average, including three doubles, nine RBI, one homerun and four stolen bases ... Also amassed an on-base percentage of .306 ... Totaled 12 runs, six walks and one sacrifice hit ... Homered in his first career appearance at Tennessee, finishing 1-for-4 with one RBI and run in game one of a doubleheader (Feb. 18) ... Recorded eight multi-hit games during the season ... Finished 3-for-4 versus St Mary's (Calif.) at the Coca Cola Classic in Surprise, Ariz., with two stolen bases and a run (March 3) ... Also went 1-for-2 in Surprise against No. 24 Oregon State with one doubles, an RBI and a walk (March 4) ... Drove in two RBI in the Huskies 5-4 win over Milwaukee (March 27) ... Finished 4-for-8 with two runs at the Riverview Inn Challenge at Austin Peay, recording two hits and a run each against Arkansas State and Dayton (March 10, 11) ... Finished 2-for-2 as a pinch hitter/outfielder at Eastern Michigan (April 28) ... Scored a season-high two runs at UIC, finishing 2-for-4 against the Flames ... Also notched two hits versus Central Mchigan (May 4) ... Recorded a two hits including a double against Northwestern at FifthThird Bank Park (May 1).

COWLEY COUNTY/HINSDALE SOUTH
Played basketball and baseball at Hinsdale South High School ... Lettered three times in baseball ... Named Suburban Life All-Area in senior season ... A first team all-conference selection as a junior ... Played for Cowley County College following high school in Arkansas City, Kan. ... Led Jayhawk Conference in batting average freshman year (.398) ... Hit .320 as a sophomore for the Tigers ... Junior college team finished a combined 82-31 overall (43 wins in 2011) in his two seasons and 59-13 in conference.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS
Born January 8, 1991 ... Son of Mike and Marie Duckhorn ... Father, Mike, played baseball at Louisiana Tech ... Plans to major in education or sport management ... Would like to become a coach ... Lists fishing and playing basketball as a hobby ... Admires Brian Wilson and Michael Jordan.

BATTING

YEAR G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG
2012

31-19

102 12 27 3 0 1 9 33 6 27 4 .306 .324 .265
2013

46-41

149 18 28 7 1 1 15 40 13 32 0 .253 .268 .188
CAREER
82-67 251 30 55 10 1 2 24 73 19 59 4 .274 .291 .219

CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2014:
At-bats: 5 (five times) last versus Bowling Green (May 22, 2013)
Hits: 3 versus St. Mary's (Calif.) (March 3, 2012)
Walks: 2 versus Kent State (March 23, 2013)
Runs: 2 (five times) last at Akron (March 31, 2013)
RBI: 3 at Ohio (April 20, 2013)
Hitting streak: Four games (three times), last May 16-22, 2013

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