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.
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.
Pictures from the Huskies series vs Minnesota at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Photos by Vince Schmidt, 108-365
MOUNT CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL: 2013 Chicago Sun-Times Baseball Player of the Year ... Chicago Catholic League Player of the Year as well ... Four year varsity baseball letter winner ... First athlete in the history of Mount Carmel to win a state championship in both baseball and football as the team captain in 2012-13 ... Wide receiver for the Caravans ... Accumulated 11 receptions, five for touchdown in the IHSA Playoffs in senior year ... State finalist his Sophomore year ...Consensus all-state selection as a senior ... Batted .425 with a 33 RBI, three home runs and 45 hits in 39 games in 2013 ... Participated in the Chicago Catholic League vs Chicago Public Schools All-Star game.
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Born October 13, 1994 ... Son of Kathy and Thomas Gasser ... Plans on majoring in business with a minor in finance ... Worked with local churches, nursing homes and soup kitchens back home ... Honor roll student ... Enjoys playing cards, working out and spending time with family and friends ... Admires Green Bay Packer Aaron Rodgers for his "hard work and dedication."
CAREER HIGHS At Bats: 5, at Cal Poly (March 13, 2014) Hits: 2, three times, last at Western Michigan (April 25, 2014) Walks: 2, at Eastern Michigan (April 12, 2014) Runs: 1, eight times, last at Kent State (May 3, 2014) RBI: 2, two times, last at UIC (April 29, 2014)