12   Johnny Zubek
Johnny  Zubek

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oak Forest, Ill.

High School:
Oak Forest

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
C


04/17/2015

Huskies Fall in Pitchers Duel at Toledo

Ben Neumann tossed seven innings, allowing only one walk

04/16/2015

Huskies Head to Toledo for Weekend Series

NIU ready for weekend series after splitting the midweek

04/14/2015

Huskies Take 11-4 Decision Over UIC

Johnny Zubek's grand slam seals NIU victory

04/13/2015

Busy Midweek on Tap for NIU at Ralph McKinzie Field

Huskies will host UIC on Tuesday, followed by Bradley on Wednesday

04/11/2015

Huskies Fall to Zips in Doubleheader

Neumann tosses first career complete game in game one

03/20/2014

2014 NIU Baseball - The Road Through Avon

To accomplish a great task, an unprecedented feat must be completed. You're either moving backwards, or you're moving forwards. It's time to move forward. It's time to take The Road Through Avon.

02/28/2014

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.

02/19/2014

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.

02/11/2014

NIU Baseball Podcast: 2/11/14

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.

11/01/2013

NIU Fall Baseball Podcast

The first ever fall update from Head Coach Ed Mathey on the NIU Baseball Podcast.

05/11/2014

NIU vs Akron

Highlights from Senior Day and Alex Klonowski record breaking third complete game shutout this season.

05/10/2014

NIU vs Akron

Photos from the Huskies 4-1 win over Akron. Eli Anderson fanned seven to record the 200th of his career.

02/20/2014

NIU vs Minnesota

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

2014 SEASON (SOPHOMORE):
• Made 36 appearances with 28 starts behind the plate
• Recorded a batting average of .155 with an on-base percentage of .297
• Reached base nine times on hit by pitch, a team-high
• Went 2-for-3 at the plate against No. 11 Cal Poly with one hit by pitch (March 12)
• Scored two runs with an RBI, two hits, two runs and a double in MAC opener versus Buffalo (March 21); finished series with .539 OBP (13 plate appearances)
• Caught 12 runners stealing base behind the plate
• Only one error for a .995 fielding percentage

2013 SEASON (FRESHMAN):

• Played in 11 games, starting one at catcher
• Secured his first hit in his first collegiate at-bat at Texas Tech (Feb. 17)
• Singled in his first start of the season versus Bradley (April 16)
• Walked, doubled, and scored at Bradley (April 30)

OAK FOREST HIGH SCHOOL:
• Two year baseball letterman at Oak Forest High School
• A two-time first team all-conference selection
• Played in the Plainfield Showcase All Star game after junior season
• Team finished 27-8 in 2011, en route to state runner-up, super sectional, sectional, regional and conference championships
• Set the IHSA 3A State Record for hits in a state championship game (three)
• Won regional and conference championships as a sophomore
• Will serve as a team captain senior year
• Played for Oak Forest Storm travel team over the summer

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS:
• Son of Matthew and Nancy Zubek
• Plans to major in pre-law and minor in business
• Would like to pursue a career in law or in the front office of a sports team
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Also involved with the Interact Club and a Special Olympics volunteer
• Earned honors with distinction the last three years
• Enjoys watching hockey and going to sporting events
• Looks up to A.J. Pierzynski because he always plays hard, smart, the right way and he's a leader
• Also admires Derek Jeter because he's a role model on and off the field
• Scored a 33-of-36 on ACT
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YEAR G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG
2013

11-1

11 1 3 1 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 .333 .364 .273
2014

36-28

84 7 13 2 0 0 6 15 8 18 3 .297 .179 .155
CAREER
47-29 95 8 16 3 0 0 6 19 9 21 3 .301 .200 .168

CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2015 SEASON:
At-bats: 4 (three times) last at Kent State (May 3, 2014)
Hits: 2 (two times) last versus Buffalo (March 21, 2014)
Walks: 1 (nine times) last versus Akron (May 10, 2014)
Runs: 2 versus Buffalo (March 21, 2014)
RBI: 1 (six times) last versus Akron (May 11, 2014)
Hitting streak: 4 games (March 21-28, 2014)

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