The Northern Illinois baseball team was in a rain delay versus Northwestern May 1 and got a little anxious in the dugout.
2011: Played in 34 contests, starting 31 in the outfield ... Batted .225 with three doubles, 12 RBI, 15 runs, 17 walks and an on-base percentage of .347 ... Also recorded one sacrifice bunt and two sacrifice flies ... Registered 55 putouts, one assist and committed zero errors ... Earned first start in second game of a double header at Southern Utah (Feb. 18) ... Had a six-game hitting streak Feb. 26-March 6, batting 8-for-21 (.380) with four RBI and a double ... Had a season-high three hits in four at-bats against Toledo (April 24) ... Knocked in a season-high three runs at Arizona State on a hit and a sacrifice fly (March 4) ... Lit up the box score going 2-for-3 with a double, 1 RBI and one run in NIU's 4-1 win at Illinois State (April 12) ... Walked a season-high three times and had one hit versus Chicago State (March 29).
Junior College: Earned All-Region honorable mention in his freshman year for his .337 and five home runs at North Iowa Area Community College.
High School: Two-time varsity letterman... Batted .477 during his senior season with five home runs on his way to being named to 1st team All-Conference and All-State honorable mention... Team captain of senior year sectional championship team... All-State honorable mention at wide receiver during his senior year.
Personal: Born December 9, 1989... Business major... Son of Jerry and Kim Rishavy... Named to Dean's List at NIACC in Spring 2009... Enjoys hunting and fishing... Admires Josh Hamilton.