30   Micah McCulloch
Micah  McCulloch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochelle, Ill.

High School:
Rochelle Township

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 260

Position:
OF/P


04/24/2015

NIU Falls in Series Opener to EMU

Land's complete game shutout stymies Huskies

04/21/2015

NIU Heads to Iowa City for Matchup with Nationally Ranked Hawkeyes

This will be the Huskies first trip since 2013

04/16/2015

Huskies Head to Toledo for Weekend Series

NIU ready for weekend series after splitting the midweek

04/15/2015

NIU Falls to Bradley in High Scoring Affair, 12-11

Huskies score three runs and had winning run on second in ninth

04/14/2015

Huskies Take 11-4 Decision Over UIC

Johnny Zubek's grand slam seals NIU victory

03/20/2014

2014 NIU Baseball - The Road Through Avon

To accomplish a great task, an unprecedented feat must be completed. You're either moving backwards, or you're moving forwards. It's time to move forward. It's time to take The Road Through Avon.

02/28/2014

2014 NIU Baseball Podcast - Southern Illinois

Week 3 of the NIU Baseball podcast returns to preview the Southern Illinois and review the Huskies trip to New Mexico.

02/19/2014

2014 NIU Baseball Podcast 2/19/14 - New Mexico

Week 2 of the NIU Baseball Podcast, where Head Coach Ed Mathey and Assistant Media Relations Director Matt Scheerer discuss all things NIU Baseball. This week, Mathey reviews the Huskies trip to Arizona and shares his thoughts on the series with Minnesota.

02/11/2014

NIU Baseball Podcast: 2/11/14

The NIU Baseball Podcast returns in 2014 for its second season, talking all things NIU baseball with Head Coach Ed Mathey and assistant media relations director Matt Scheerer. Join Ed and Matt as they discuss the upcoming series with Minnesota, preview the 2014 team and some of the happenings in the program.

11/01/2013

NIU Fall Baseball Podcast

The first ever fall update from Head Coach Ed Mathey on the NIU Baseball Podcast.

04/04/2015

NIU-Kent State April 4, 2015

Dirk Ormsby struckout a career-high seven batters Saturday but the Huskies fell to the Golden Flashes, 7-4.

04/05/2014

Baseball: NIU vs Toledo

Photo highlights from game one of the Huskies baseball game versus Toledo April 5, 2013.

02/20/2014

NIU vs Minnesota

Pictures from the Huskies series vs Minnesota at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Photos by Vince Schmidt, 108-365

2014 SEASON (JUNIOR):
• Made 29 total appearances with 19 starts
• Batted .157 with a .301 slugging percentage
• Led the Huskies with three home runs
• Recorded a pinch-hit grand slam versus Toledo (April 5), NIU's first bases loaded homer since April 17, 2011 (Troy White)
• Hit a solo bomb to help the Huskies to a 2-0 win at Western Michigan (April 26)
• Finished 3-for-3 with two RBI, a home run, a double and a run in the season finale versus Ball State (May 17)
• Drove in three runs on a single and a sacrifice fly in NIU's 9-0 win at Bowling Green (March 28)

2013 SEASON (SOPHOMORE):

• Played in 42 games, starting 36 at designated hitter and in the outfield
• Finished second on the team with nine doubles
• Started his season with a bang, belting his first home run as a Huskie versus Northern Colorado (Feb. 17)
• Drew a pair of walks and contributed an RBI single at Nevada (Feb. 23)
• Drove in two runs and smashed a double at Murray State (March 13)
• Recorded a single and double at Lipscomb (March 16)
• Swiped his first collegiate base versus Kent State (March 23)
• Went two-for-four at Central Michigan (April 6)
• Drove in two at Ohio (April 21)
• Hit an RBI double at Iowa (April 24)
• Rattled off a five-game hitting streak (April 27 - May 4)
• Connected for four hits in two games versus Miami (April 27-28)
• Piled up a career-best three hits, including two two-baggers, at Toledo (May 4)
• Had back-to-back multi-hit games versus Eastern Michigan (May 11-12)
• Drove in a run in three straight games at Ball State and versus Bowling Green in the MAC Tournament (May 17-22)

2012 SEASON (FRESHMAN):
• Made 22 appearances with eight starts at designated hitter
• Batted .211 with four RBI and three doubles
• Finished the season 4-for-11 (.364) in pinch-hitting situations to lead team in hits
• Made collegiate debut versus No. 18 St. John's, finishing 2-for-2 with a double, two runs and RBI and a walk to send the game to extra innings (Feb. 25)
• Recorded a pinch-hit double versus Dayton (March 11)
• Followed up with another double two days later at Saint Louis (March 13)
• Drove in two runs during Mid-American Conference play
• Finished 1-for-2 as starting designated hitter versus Toledo with an RBI single (April 20)
• Went 0-for-1 with a fielder's choice RBI versus Ball State (May 18)
• Entered as a pinch-hitter in season-finale against the Cardinals and accounted for a single (May 19)

ROCHELLE TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
• Earned both, football and baseball letters while attending Rochelle Township
• Earned MVP, first team all-conference and All-Star Game selections in both his junior and senior year
• Posted a record setting 16 homers, batted in 48 runs, hit .467, and was selected to play in the Plainfield All-Star Game junior year
• With a just as stellar Senior season, Micah was selected to the Peoria All-Star team capping of his high school career

PERSONAL/MISCELLANOUS
• Son of Michael and Laurie McCulloch
• Plans to major in wildlife biology and wants to become a wildlife biologist
• Enjoys hunting, fishing and snowmobiling in his spare time
• He admires both Derek Jeter and Emmitt Smith for their ability to remain humble throughout their successful careers

YEAR G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG
2012

22-8

38 5 8 3 0 0 4 11 5 11 0 .302 .289 .211
2013

42-36

130 12 35 9 0 1 15 47 13 34 1 .351 .362 .269
2014

29-19

83 6 13 3 0 3 16 25 3 18 0 .191 .301 .157
CAREER
93-63 251 23 56 15 0 4 35 83 21 63 1 .293 .331 .223

CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2015 SEASON:
At-bats: 5 (three times) last at Ball State (May 18, 2013)
Hits: 3 (two times) last versus Ball State (May 17, 2014)
Walks: 2 at Nevada (February 23, 2013)
Runs: 2 (twice) last versus Eastern Michigan (May 12, 2013)
RBI: 4 versus Toledo(April 5, 2014)
Hitting streak: Five games, April 27 - May 4, 2013

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