34   Tom Kotis
Tom Kotis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.

Last College:
Madison Area Tech

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/L


2010: Secured his first hit as a Huskie at Arizona State (2/20)... Scored in a pinch-running appearance at Miami (4/11) ... Scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth of a walk-off win vs. UIC (4/20) ... Crossed home plate as a pinch runner vs. Bradley (4/28) ... Walked twice, singled in a run, and scored vs. Milwaukee (5/18). Junior College: In 2009, hit .283 in 41 games, 28 starts with 20 runs, 26 hits, three doubles, a triple, 12 RBI, 13 walks and eight steals ... Helped MATC win its 18th straight Wisconsin Technical College Conference title and third straight NJCAA Region XIII title ... Selected to WTCC all-conference team ... Hit .350 in the Boise Summer League prior to coming to NIU and led the league in triples ... On the Dean's List at MATC in Fall 2008 and Spring 2009.

High School: Two-year varsity letterwinner who served as team captain his senior year at Boylan High School ... Named to all-area team his junior and senior seasons ... Team won the NIC-9 conference title both years, took fourth at state in 2006 and were the Super Sectional runners-up his senior season ... Most Improved Player on the team as a junior ... Hit .333 with five doubles, seven triples, four home runs and 25 RBI as a senior ... Successful on all 10 of his stolen base attempts ... Tallied a .340 batting average his junior season and was 12-of-13 on stolen bases ... Homered eight times and added six doubles and five triples ... Named to NIC-9 Scholar-Athlete list in Spring of 2006 and 2007.

Personal: Plans to major in business management ... Born Oct. 16, 1988 in Chicago ... Parents are Janice and Andrew Kotis ... Parents were both athletes at Northeastern as his father played basketball and his mother was a gymnast.

YEAR G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG
2010 26/3 13 8 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 9 1 .313 .154 .154
CAREER 26/3 13 8 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 9 1 .313 .154 .154

CAREER HIGHS
Runs 1 (eight times) Last on 5/18/10 vs. Milwaukee
Hits 1 (two times) Last on 5/18/10 vs. Milwaukee
Runs Batted In 1 5/18/10 vs. Milwaukee
Walks 2 5/18/10 vs. Milwaukee
Steals 1 5/12/10 at Milwaukee
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