1 Danny Reed
2007: Tied for second among NIU hitters in home runs and ranked eighth in the MAC with a .422 on-base percentage ... Earned team's Newcomer of the Year award ... Totaled 14 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI outings, the Huskies' third-highest totals ... Led NIU with three home runs, tied for the team lead with five multi-RBI games, and tied for second on the squad with 14 RBI in MAC games ... Posted a 15-game hitting streak, equaling the second-longest mark in NIU history (March 2-28) ... Recorded a team-best .363 batting average and totaled three home runs and 17 RBI in non-conference games ... Batted .380 with three home runs and 20 RBI in the first half of the season ... Hit .414 with 14 RBI during the month of March ... Drove in two runs on a single in his Huskie debut in the season opener at Texas Tech (2/23) ... Belted his first NIU home run, a two-run shot, at Southern Illinois (3/2) ... Went 3-for-5 with five RBI including a bases clearing game-winning double in the ninth inning at Southern Illinois (3/4) ... Drove in two runs and doubled in a 3-for-4 performance vs. Maine (3/10) ... Blasted a solo home run in his 2-for-3 outing vs. Fordham (3/16) ... Stole two bases, scored two runs and went 2-for-3 at Chicago State (3/20) ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored vs. Ohio (3/24) ... Had two hits, including a home run, with two runs scored vs. Illinois State (4/3) ... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI double at Kent State (4/6) ... Collected two hits and scored a run vs. Miami (4/13) ... Had a RBI single and stole a base at Iowa (4/18) ... Had two hits at Central Michigan (4/20) ... Posted two hits and one stolen base at Central Michigan (4/22) ... Belted a two-run home run vs. Eastern Michigan (4/28) ... Scored three runs, stole a base and doubled in a 2-for-3 outing in game one of a doubleheader at UW-Milwaukee (5/2) ... Drove in two runs, scored twice and had one hit vs. Western Michigan (5/6) ... Doubled in a 2-for-4 performance at Ball State (5/12) ... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored vs. Eastern Illinois (5/16) ... Belted a three-run home run as part of two-hit outing at Toledo (5/17) ... Blasted a two-run home run at Toledo (5/19) ... Singled and scored vs. Toledo at the MAC Tournament (5/24) ... Had a single, stolen base and run scored vs. Miami at the MAC Tournament (5/25) ... Totaled 12 runs, six RBI, and three stolen bases and one home run for the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League during the summer season.
Junior College: Named first team JUCO All-America, all-region, and Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore ... Became the first player from North Iowa Area C.C. to receive conference player of the year and first team All-America honors ... Established school career records for batting average, hits, RBI and triples ... Set school season records with 80 hits and four triples while batting .432 with five home runs, 63 RBI, 17 doubles, and 16 stolen bases during his sophomore campaign ... Hit .404 with three home runs and 41 RBI while totaling 55 hits, 36 runs scored, 10 doubles, six triples and 16 stolen bases as a freshman.
High School: A two-time all-conference honoree and team captain and was the first player to compete on the Chisago Lakes Area High School varsity team as an eighth-grader ... Named all-conference and team MVP after hitting .419 and captained team to conference and section championships as a senior ... An all-conference selection after hitting .338 with five home runs, 21 RBI, and nine stolen bases while compiling a 2-0 record with five saves and a 0.84 ERA during his junior season ... Helped lead team to conference titles during his sophomore and freshman campaigns ... Earned four varsity letters in baseball ... Owns school's career rushing yardage record on the gridiron ... Earned all-state and all-conference selections as both a running back and defensive back during his senior year ... Honorable mention all-conference football selection as a junior.
Personal: Business administration major ... Born March 6, 1986 in Chisago City, Minn. ... Son of David and Kathy Reed ... Father competed in track at the University of Minnesota and was a national qualifier in 1979 and 1980 ... Aspires to own his own business ... Hobbies include hunting, fishing and four-wheeling ... Admires Albert Pujols.
REED'S CAREER STATISTICS
YR AVG G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO
2007 .319 56/52 188 35 60 9 0 6 31 7 26 50
Career .319 56/52 188 35 60 9 0 6 31 7 26 50
Long Hit Streak: 15 (2007)
REED'S CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 3, 3x, last vs. Ohio, 3/24/07
Runs Batted In: 5, at Southern Illinois, 3/4/07
Runs Scored: 3, at UW-Milwaukee, 5/2/07
Doubles: 1, 6x, last at Kent State, 4/7/07
Home Runs: 1, 6x, last at Toledo, 5/19/07
Stolen Bases: 2, at Chicago State, 3/20/07