5   Joe Etcheverry
Joe Etcheverry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bakersfield, CA

High School:
Centennial

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
IF

B/T:
L/L


2010: Launched a game-tying three-run homer in the ninth inning at Austin Peay (2/28) ... Doubled and knocked in two runs at CSU Bakersfield (3/5) ... Drew four walks and scored once at Cal Poly (3/10) ... Connected on a three-run longball and walked thrice at UC Santa Barbara (3/13) ... Went 2-for-4 in a win at Bowling Green (3/26) ... Smashed a double and scored at Illinois State (4/6) ... Recorded one of NIU's three hits on the day at Miami (4/10) ... Poked a two-run round-tripper vs. Ohio (4/16) ... Drove in NIU's lone run at Toledo (4/24) ... Torched Braves pitching for three RBI, including a game-winner, vs. Bradley (4/28) ... Singled, doubled, and scored twice at Valparaiso (5/11) ... Led the team with 37 walks ... Finished second on the team in home runs (4), fourth in RBIs (28), and fourth in doubles (9).

2009: Totaled a .256 average with a career-high 31 hits, 21 runs, 30 RBI, 10 doubles, five homers, 21 walks and two steals in 42 games, 34 starts ... Knocked in the Huskies' lone run in a 1-0 win at SIU (3/7) ... Tallied three RBI on a pair of run-scoring doubles at Southeast Missouri (3/14) ... Batted in two of the Huskies' five runs at Bradley (3/25) ... Walked three times vs. Bowling Green (3/27) ... Doubled three times and drove in a pair of runs at Akron (4/10) ... Went 3-for-4 with two RBI vs. Illinois State (4/14) ... Homered and doubled vs. Chicago State (4/15) ... Homered at Eastern Michigan (4/25) ... Hit a three-run blast in the ninth to ice a victory at Central Michigan (5/2) ... Hit a solo shot to the opposite field the next day at Central Michigan, the first time he homered in consecutive games (5/3) ... Drove in the Huskies' lone run vs. Ball State (5/9) ... Continued his late-season power surge with a two-run homer vs. Ball State (5/10) ... Finished in a tie for third on the team in doubles (10), fifth on the team in home runs (5), fifth in walks (21), and led in sacrifice flies (6).

2008: Appeared in 24 games, starting six ... Tied a school record with five hits in five at-bats against Illinois State (4/23) ... Drove in the first run of the game and scored twice against the Redbirds ... Hit .312 in 32 at-bats with a double, a homerun and 2 RBIs ... Was perfect in the field with 42 putouts and two assists while having no errors... Collected his first career hit in his first career at-bat against Hawaii (2/28) ... Recorded his first double of his career and scored his first run against Iowa (3/26) ... Picked up his first career homerun and RBI against Akron (4/13).

High School: Earned Area Player of the Year and Southwest Yosemite League MVP accolades as a senior and was a three-time all-area and all-conference selection ... Led his team to the area championship after batting .420 with 10 home runs and 48 RBI while amassing 40 hits, 35 runs and 12 doubles as a senior ... A first team all-area and all-conference selection and was named team's "Hardest Worker" after hitting .333 with six home runs and 12 doubles while helping team to a 26-4 record, a perfect 10-0 league mark and the conference championship during his junior season ... Represented Team California in the Perfect Game World Championship Series in Jupiter, Fla. ... Earned first team all-conference, second team all-area and squad's Rookie of the Year award after establishing a new school sophomore record with 10 home runs and helping his team to the conference championship during his initial varsity campaign.

Personal: Physical therapy major ... Born January 20, 1989 in Modesto, Calif. ... Parents are Ray and Julie Etcheverry ... Father played Division II baseball ... Brother Ben is a freshman on the NIU baseball team ... Hobbies include sudoku and mind puzzles.

YEAR G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG
2008 24/6 32 7 10 1 0 1 2 14 6 9 0 .421 .438 .313
2009 42/34 121 21 31 10 0 5 30 56 21 32 2 .364 .463 .256
2010 54/54 184 22 48 9 0 4 28 69 37 36 2 .385 .375 .261
CAREER 120/94 337 50 89 20 0 10 60 139 64 77 4 .381
.412
.264

CAREER HIGHS
Longest Hitting Streak 8 2010
Runs 2 (eight times) Last on 5/11/10 at Valparaiso
Hits 5 4/23/08 vs. Illinois State
Runs Batted In 4 (two times) Last on 2/28/10 at Austin Peay
Doubles 3 4/10/09 vs. Akron
Home Runs 1 (ten times) Last on 4/16/10 vs. Ohio
Walks 4 3/10/10 at Cal Poly
Steals 1 (four times) Last on 4/30/10 vs. Central Michigan
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