31   Tim Kamin
Tim Kamin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Lawn, IL

High School:
Richards

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
IF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/R


2007: Named MAC West Player of the Week on May 20 after hitting .636 and slugging 1.364 with two home runs, 10 RBI and six runs scored, a stretch in which he surpassed his previous career totals ... Hit 467 in 30 games and batted .538 in nine MAC contests on the year ... Drove in 15 runs in 30 at-bats and slugged .833 for the season ... Led NIU with four pinch-hits and hit .444 (4-for-9) as a pinch-hitter ... Went 10-for-17 (.588) with three home runs and 13 RBI over his final nine games, including three starts ... Posted a .500 average with one home run and three RBI at the MAC Tournament ... Totaled three home runs and 10 RBI while hitting .833 (5-for-6) against Toledo pitching during the season ... Hit .563 (9-for-16) with runners on base, .600 (6-for-10) with runners in scoring position and .667 (2-for-3) with runners in scoring position and two out ... Homered and walked to total five RBI in two bases-loaded plate appearances during the season ... Combined to hit .523 (11-for-21) in road and neutral-site games ... Went 2-for-2 off the bench at Central Michigan (4/21) ... Collected two hits, including a double, with two runs scored and one RBI vs. Chicago State (5/15) ... Delivered a pinch-hit two-RBI single vs. Eastern Illinois (5/16) ... Blasted a dramatic ninth-inning game-tying grand slam for his first career home run at Toledo (5/18) ... Belted a three-run home run and went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI at Toledo (5/19) ... Hit a three-run pinch-hit home run vs. Toledo at the MAC Tournament (5/24) ... Delivered a pinch-hit single vs. Miami at the MAC Tournament (5/25) ... Went 1-for-2 with one run scored vs. Eastern Michigan at the MAC Tournament (5/25).


2006: Played in 22 games with five starts and appeared in nine MAC games ... Totaled three RBI and two of his five season hits were doubles ... Doubled at Arizona State (2/5) ...Scored a run as a pinch-runner in game two of a doubleheader vs. Bradley (3/28) ... Went 1-for-2 in a start at Illinois State (4/11) ... Scored as a pinch runner at Northern Iowa (4/12) ... Walked and scored a run vs. Central Michigan (4/22) ... Drew a bases-loaded RBI walk vs. Chicago State (4/26) ... Doubled and had two RBI at UW-Milwaukee (5/2) ... Singled in only at bat off bench vs. Toledo (5/20).

2005: Played in 17 games with four starts and totaled 28 at-bats as a redshirt freshman ... Singled in his lone at-bat at Texas Tech (2/12) ... Had a hit and a run scored at Western Michigan (4/8).

2004: Redshirted.

High School: A two-time all-area and all-conference selection ... Named all-area by the Daily Southtown and The Reporter and earned All-SICA North honors after hitting .395 with 39 RBI, 18 stolen bases, 14 doubles, five home runs, four triples as a senior ... An all-area choice by The Reporter and an all-conference selection after batting .398 with five home runs and 31 RBI during his junior year ... Owns school's single-season at-bats and assists records ... National Honor Society member.

Personal: Liberal arts and sciences major ... Born Aug. 15, 1984 ... Son of Joseph and Marianne Kamin ... Brothers Ken and Phil played for head coach Ed Mathey at North Central College ... Admires Brett Favre, Cal Ripken, Jr., and Michael Jordan.

KAMIN'S CAREER STATISTICS
YR	AVG	G/GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	SB	BB	SO
2007	.458	24/4	30	10	14	2	0	3	15	0	5	4
2006	.217	22/5	23	3	5	2	0	0	3	0	2	8
2005	.107	17/4	28	1	3	0	0	0	0	0	1	14
Career	.272	63/13	81	14	22	4	0	3	18	0	8	26

Long Hit Streak: 3 (2007); Grand Slams: 1 (2007)

KAMIN'S CAREER HIGHS Hits: 3, at Toledo, 5/19/07 Runs Batted In: 4, at Toledo, 5/18/07 Runs Scored: 3, at Toledo, 5/19/07 Doubles: 1, 3x, last vs. Chicago State, 5/15/07 Home Runs: 1, 3x, last vs. Toledo (MAC Tournament), 5/24/07