14   Jordin Hood
Jordin Hood


Hawthorn Woods, IL

High School:
Lake Zurich

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190




Huskies Come Through in Extra Innings, 5-3

NIU broke a 3-3 tie with two runs in the top of 10th after trailing 2-0 through three


Anderson and Klonowski Earn First Team All-MAC Honors; Zimmerman Second Team

Anderson is first starting pitcher since 2004 to earn the honor, Klonowski first second baseman to collect

2009: The 2009 second team All-MAC selection is the sixth Huskie to be selected to an All-MAC team more than once in a career ... Finished the season with a .474 on-base percentage (sixth in MAC), 57 runs (tied for sixth in MAC), 76 hits (eighth in MAC), a .382 average (ninth in MAC), 14 steals (tied for ninth in MAC) and 125 total bases (10th in MAC) ... Also had 46 runs batted in, 15 doubles, two triples, 10 homeruns, 12 walks, a .628 slugging percentage, and was hit by 23 pitches (tied for third in nation) ... Had 24 multiple-hit games and 13 multi-RBI contests, while he had a career-best hitting streak of 18 games from February 27 to March 27 ... His 76 hits ranked in a tie for third on the single season all-time NIU list, while his junior campaign also ranked fifth in runs scored (57), eighth in RBI (46) and tied for 10th in homers (10) ... Ranks fourth in program history in hits (204), tied for fourth in homeruns (23), tied for fifth in triples (7), sixth in RBI (118), seventh in at-bats (614), seventh in steals (37) and eighth in runs scored (127) and doubles (36) ... Began his 2009 campaign with a 2-3 game vs. North Florida (2/20) ... Came around to score two runs on two doubles vs. Missouri (2/28) ... Homered as part of a 4-for-8 doubleheader at Southeast Missouri (3/14) ... Drove in four runs and scored three of his own in a win at Southeast Missouri (3/15) ... Clubbed a double and scored a pair of runs in the home opener vs. Buffalo (3/20) ... Drove in a two runs on a first inning triple vs. Buffalo (3/21) ... Had a two-RBI double and threw out a runner at the plate from centerfield vs. Buffalo (3/22) ... Was named the MAC West Player of the Week for his exceptional series vs. Buffalo (3/23), as he went 5-for-10 with five RBI, four runs, three doubles, a triple, two walks, three HBP, a 1.000 slugging percentage and a .667 on-base percentage ... Had four hits on the day in a doubleheader at Bradley (3/25) ... Homered in four consecutive games at Kent State (4/4-4/5), at Northwestern (4/7), and at Akron (4/10) ... Doubled, scored twice, and recorded two RBI at Akron (4/11) ... Homered and contributed two other hits vs. Toledo (4/18) ... Had back-to-back three hit performances at Central Michigan (5/1-5/2) ... Regained his power stroke against UW-Milwaukee at Road Ranger Stadium, blasting a pair of homers for a career-high five RBI (5/12) ... Posted four hits, including his team-leading tenth homer of the season, at Western Michigan (5/14) ... Earned MAC West Player of the Week honors for his strong final week of games (5/18), as he hit .421 (8-for-19) with five runs, eight hits, 11 RBI, three homeruns, a walk, a steal, a .476 on-base percentage and a .895 slugging percentage ... Finished tied for sixth in the nation in HBP with 23 ... Finished as the team leader in many offensive categories, including batting average (.382), hits (76), runs (57), doubles (15), home runs (10), stolen bases (14), and tied with Dave Reynolds for first with 46 RBI.

2008: Started all 54 games at third base in his sophomore season ... Posted career numbers in all hitting categories....Led the times in hits with 71 and batted in a team high 43 RBI ... Drove in 28 runs in MAC games which tied him for third in the league ... Batted .358 with five home runs in MAC contests, ranking ninth in the league with 1.08 RBI per game ... Was third on the team with 11 steals ... Led team with a .414 batting average in April ... ... Hit .321 with seven home runs, 13 doubles, two triples, and 38 runs scored ... Recorded a career-high and tied for third-highest in NIU history 15-game hit streak from April 6 to April 29 when he hit .500 with five doubles, five homeruns, 15 RBIs and 11 runs scored ... Had 25 multi-hit games and six games with three-plus hits ... .Stole 12 bases on 19 attempts ... Went 2-for-5 with two homers, three RBIs and scored three runs against Texas State (3/9) ... Batted 3-for-5 with a double, three RBIs and two runs scored versus Buffalo (3/22) ... Had a career-high four hits, including two doubles and a home run, and batted in three runners while scoring three times against Kent State (4/4) ... Hit 5-for-11 while driving in seven runs in three games against Akron (4/11-4/13) ... Went 3-for-3 with two home runs, four RBIs, a walk, a stolen base and three runs scored against Northern Iowa (5/12) ... Recorded a pair of walk-off singles against UW-Milwaukee (4/2) and Akron (4/11).

2007: A Freshman All-American honoree by Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball and Ping Baseball ... Earned a second team All-MAC selection and was one of only four freshmen to earn league honors ... Named the MAC West Player of the Week on April 9 after hitting .412 and slugging .812 with seven hits, five RBI, two triples, a double and a home run in four games ... Earned team's Newcomer of the Year award ... Tied for second on the team with six home runs while playing in 52 games with 49 starts ... Started 38 games at second base, 10 as DH and one at third ... Totaled 16 multi-hit games and ranked third on the team with a .459 slugging percentage and 11 stolen bases ... Hit .309 with five doubles, two triples, two home runs and 12 RBI in 25 MAC games ... Tied for ninth in the MAC with 0.08 triples per conference contest ... Hit safely in 10 consecutive games (4/10-24) to tie for NIU's fourth-longest season hit streak ... Led the team with a .395 average during the season's second-quarter and posted a team-best .347 average during April and a .327 mark in home games ... Made his collegiate debut and had an RBI double for his first hit in a start at Texas Tech (2/24) ... Had two singles and a stolen base at Southern Illinois (3/3) ... Scored three runs at Southern Illinois (3/4) ... Belted his first collegiate home run, a solo shot, vs. New Jersey Tech (3/13) ... Tripled with a RBI and a run scored vs. New Jersey Tech (3/15) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs, one RBI and a stolen base vs. Manhattan (3/17) ... Delivered a pinch-hit three-run home run at Chicago State (3/20) ... Went 2-for-2, including a solo home run, with two runs scored and a stolen base in game one of a doubleheader at Bradley (3/28) ... Homered as part of a 3-for-4 outing with two runs and two RBI vs. Illinois State (4/3) ... Went 3-for-5 with three RBI, and a stolen base while tying the NIU single-game record with two triples at Kent State (4/7) ... Drove in three and stole a base in a 2-for-3 outing vs. Miami (4/14) ... Belted a solo home run vs. Miami (4/15) ... Went 2-for-4 and stole a base vs. Eastern Michigan (4/28) ... Credited with the game-winning RBI on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of ninth vs. Western Michigan (5/5) ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and one stolen base at Ball State (5/11) ... Belted a solo home run in a 3-for-5 outing with two RBI at Ball State (5/12) ... Scored three runs and had two hits, including a double, with two RBI and one stolen base vs. Chicago State (5/15) ... Had two hits, one RBI and a run scored at Toledo (5/19) ... Singled, stole a base and scored vs. Kent State at the MAC Tournament (5/23) ... Collected two hits including a double, with one RBI and a run scored vs. Toledo at the MAC Tournament (5/24) ... Hit .393 with 35 runs scored, 31 RBI, 12 stolen bases, seven home runs and a .476 on-base percentage in 44 games for the Crystal Lake Cardinals of the Chicago Suburban Baseball League during the summer season.

High School: A consensus all-state selection as a senior, was a three-time all-area and all-conference honoree and collected three team MVP awards ... Ranked No. 18 among Illinois seniors and was second-team all-state by Prep Baseball Report ... Finished first in IHSA Class AA Sectional Hitting Derby and placed fourth in the IHSA State Tournament Hitting Derby as a senior .... Named to Illinois Great Northwest Baseball Team and was a second team all-state selection by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, first-team all-area by the Daily Herald, and earned All-North Suburban Conference and team leadership award recognition during senior year ... Hit .419 and slugged .762 with nine home runs, 41 RBI, 43 runs scored and 11 stolen bases as team captain during his final prep campaign ... Selected as captain of the all-area team by the Daily Herald, earned all-area recognition by the Northwest Herald, and was All-Lake County by the Suburban Chicago News as a junior ... Hit .444 and slugged .758 with 56 hits, seven home runs, 37 RBI and 15 stolen bases while serving as team captain and leading squad to the regional championship during his junior year ... Named to Great Northwest Baseball Team by the Pioneer Press, all-conference by the Fox Valley Labor News, and all-area honorable mention by the Daily Herald after batting .412 with 42 hits as a sophomore ... Received High Honor Roll and Distinguished Scholar awards.

Personal: Kinesiology/physical education major ... Born May 31, 1987 in Carrollton, Texas ... Son of Bill and Kim Hood.

2009 .382 51/51 199 57 76 15 2 10 46 14 12 33
2008 .314 54/54 221 38 71 13 2 7 43 12 16 25
2007 .294 52/49 194 32 57 8 3 6 29 11 12 24
Career .332 157/154 614 127 204 36 7 23 118 37 40


Long Hit Streak: 18 (2009)

Hood's Career Highs

Hits: 4, 2x, last vs. Western Michigan, 5/14/09

Runs Batted In: 5, vs. Milwaukee, 5/12/09

Runs Scored: 3, 7x, last vs. Illinois State, 4/14/09

Doubles: 2, 3x, last vs. Missouri, 2/28/09

Triples: 2, at Kent State, 4/7/07

Home Runs: 2, 3x, last vs. Milwaukee, 5/12/09

Stolen Bases: 2, 2x, last vs. Central Michigan, 5/2/09

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