7   Alex Klonowski
Alex Klonowski

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Kearney, Mo.

High School:
Kearney

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
IF/P

B/T:
R/R


Alex Klonowski - Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2013: Played and started 54 games as a second baseman and pitcher ... Led NIU with 31 RBIs and was second on the team with 63 hits ... Struckout two in his first start as a pitcher since 2011 at Texas Tech (Feb. 17) ... Hit his second career triple in the other game that day versus Northern Colorado (Feb. 17) ... Went two-for-four with two RBIs at Nevada (Feb. 22) ... Tallied three hits in four plate appearances versus Utah (March 1) ... Struckout eight in a two-hit, complete game victory at Minnesota (March 3) ... Went 8.2 innings in a losing effort at Southern Illinois in his next outing (March 9) ... Threw eight innings at Belmont, allowing a single earned run and striking out two in the win (March 17) ... Went four-for-four with a pair of runs at Akron (March 29) ... Duplicated those four hits on Sunday, this time adding two RBIs at Akron (March 31) ... That performance at the plate helped him cruise to the 14-4 victory on the mound at Akron (March 31) ... Picked up five hits in a three-game series at Central Michigan (April 5-7) ... Went two-for-four with a run and RBI versus Western Michigan (April 13) ... Smashed a double in back-to-back games at Ohio (April 19-20) ... Had 12 hits over a nine-game hit streak (April 19 - May 1) ... Hurled seven shoutout innings and sent seven down on strikes in a 10-3 win at Ohio (April 21) ... Tallied three singles and two RBIs versus Miami (April 28) ... Recorded four consecutive mult-hit games versus Eastern Michigan and UW-Milwaukee (May 10-14).

2012: Appeared in 52 games with 51 starts ... Pitched in 16 contests in relief duty ... Closed the season with a .280 batting average (58 hits), 30 RBI, 24 runs, three homeruns, nine doubles and one triple ... Also posted a .304 on-base percentage and a .377 slugging mark ... On the mound, amassed a 3-1 record with an ERA of 5.74, 21 strikeouts and 16 walks in 15.2 innings of work ... Ended the season on a seven-game hitting streak (15-for-29, .517) ... Knocked in a career-high four RBI versus No. 18 St. John's, going 4-for-6 with a double and a homerun (Feb.25) ...Recorded four hits on in a game on two occasions, doing so at Kent State (March 23, 4-for-5, 1 RBI) and at Western Michigan (May 11, 4-for-5, 3 RBI) ... Finished 3-for-4 with a sacrifice hit and secured the win on the mound, his first of the year, at Austin Peay (March 9) ... Also recorded three hits in the Huskie shutout over Illinois (March 18) ... Finished with two homeruns, a double and four RBI in series sweep at Miami (Ohio) (April 13-15) ... Recorded three strikeouts on three different relief appearances versus St. Mary's (Calif.) (March 3), Austin Peay (March 9) and Southern Illinois (March 17) ... Earned second win of the year in two innings of work at Southern Illinois (March 17) ... Won final decision at UIC (May 2) ... Hurled two perfect innings with two strikeouts versus Ohio (April 7).

2011: Made 23 appearances on the mound with one start ... Also started 11 games in the field with 17 total appearances ... Held a 1-0 record during the season with two saves, 26 strikeouts and 11 walks in 38.2 innings of work ... Had a team low WHIP (walks and hits per innings pitched) of 1.23 ... At the plate batted .292, with 11 RBI, two doubles and a home run ... Recorded a slugging percentage of .396 and an on-base percentage of .346 ... Earned his first collegiate win against Big-10 Champion Illinois in a 2.2 inning outing (March 18) ... Pitched a season-high 5.1 innings versus Eastern Michigan in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, hurling two strikeouts and two walks (May 27) ... Twice struckout three batters in 1.1 innings of play, doing so against UIC (May 4) and Ball State (May 14) ... First save also occurred at Illinois-Chicago ... Notched second save against Ball State in 1.2 innings on one strikeout and two hit performance (May 15) ... Earned first start on the mound versus Valparaiso (May 3) ... Knocked in four runs as a pinch hitter/short stop versus Chicago State, including a two-run home run (March 29) ... Had a three RBI performance in a start versus Ball State; was 2-for-5 at the plate with one run and one double (May 14) ... Earned his first start in the field versus Bradley (April 6).

High School: Four-time varsity letterman ... Recognized as an all-conference performer as a senior ... Honored twice on 2009 first team all-conference as both a pitcher and utility player ... Named first team all-area infielder in 2009 ... Hit .348 with 23 runs, two home runs, 22 RBI and 11 steals in 27 games in his junior season with a school record of only two strikeouts in 89 at-bats ... Went 5-2 with four complete games, a save, 41 strikeouts and a 2.53 ERA in 47 innings over 12 games on the mound as a junior ... Was the starting shooting guard on varsity basketball team for two years ... Named to honorable mention all-conference and all-area as a junior for the Class Four Missouri High School State Championship runner-up team.

Personal: Ranked at the top of his high school class with a 4.0 Grade Point Average... Was a National Honor Society and National Association of Scholars member... Majoring in biochemistry and minoring in accounting.

YEAR G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG
2011 18-11 48 8 14 2 0 1 11 19 2 4 4 .346 .396 .292
2012

54-51

207 24 58 9 1 3 30 78 6 23 3 .304 .377 .280
2013

54-54

216 25 63 5 1 0 31 70 6 16 2 .328 .324 .292
CAREER
126-116 471 57 135 16 2 4 72 167 14 43 6 .319 .355 .287

CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2014:
At-bats: 6 (four times) last versus Eastern Michigan (May 11, 2013)
Hits: 4 (four times) last at Akron (March 31, 2013)
Walks: 2 versus Bradley (April 6, 2011)
Runs: 2 (seven times) last versus Eastern Michigan (May 12, 2013)
RBI: 4 versus No. 18 St. John's (February 25, 2012)
Hitting streak: Nine games, April 19 - May 1, 2013

YEAR W-L ERA
G/GS
CG
SV IP H R
ER
HR
HBP BB SO AVG WHIP
2011 1-0 6.28 23/1 0 2 38.2 36 27 27 7 5 11 26 .252 1.23
2012 3-1 5.74 16/0 0 0 15.2 21 11 10 0 1 16 21 .328 2.43
2013 4-7 4.97 14/14 2 0 88.2 113 57 49 6 6 28 57 .317 1.59
CAREER 8-8 5.41 53/15 2 2 143.0 170 95 86 13 12 55 104 .301 1.38

CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2014:
innings: 9.0 at Minnesota (March 3, 2013)
Pitch count: 122 at Belmont (March 17, 2013)
Strikeouts: 8 (twice) last at Akron (March 31, 2013)
Walks: 4 at Belmont (March 17, 2013)
Runs: 9 versus Eastern Michigan (May 12, 2013)