13 Dave Reynolds
Dave Reynolds Q & A
2009: Finished with a career-high .361 average, 70 hits, 42 runs, 46 RBI, 12 doubles, one triple and eight homers ... Posted career-bests on the mound with 37.2 innings, three saves and 29 strikeouts in 13 appearances, seven starts ... Registered his first career save, striking out four in 1.2 scoreless innings, vs. Mississippi State (2/21) ... Went 3-for-4 at the plate vs. Missouri (2/28) ... Homered to help the Huskies to a win over Southern Illinois (3/6) ... Accounted for two of the Huskies' four hits in a victory over Southern Illinois (3/7) ... Hustled out his first career triple at Southeast Missouri (3/14) ... Drove in three runs in the home opener vs. Buffalo (3/20) ... Delivered a walk-off double in the ninth inning to lead the Huskies to a thrilling 5-4 win over Buffalo (3/22) ... Had a perfect 3-for-3 day at Bradley in the first game of a doubleheader (3/25) ... Had one of the Huskies' three hits to extend his season-long hit streak to 17 games in a loss to Bowling Green (3/28) ... Hitting streak would end at 20 games at Kent State, the longest streak by a Huskie since 1993 (4/3) ... Homered and drove in three runs at Akron (4/10) ... Homered back-to-back with Justin Behm in the second inning at Akron (4/11) ... Registered five RBI on three hits at Akron (4/12) ... Scored three times and homered vs. Illinois State (4/14) ... Doubled three times and drove in five runs vs. Toledo (4/17) ... Took home MAC Player of the Week honors for his performances against Illinois State, Chicago State, and Toledo (4/20), when he posted a .526 average, .583 on-base percentage, .895 slugging percentage, 10 hits, four doubles, eight runs, eight RBI, one homerun, three walks and a sacrifice fly ... Homered in back-to-back games at Eastern Michigan (4/24-4/25) ... Scored thrice and homered at Central Michigan (5/1) ... Hit a first inning home run to give NIU a quick 2-0 lead vs. Ball State (5/8) ... Ended his season with a 10-game hitting streak (5/16) ... Finished tied for the team lead in RBI (46), which is tied with Jordin Hood for the eighth best single season total all-time at NIU, ranked second on the team in batting average (.361), second in home runs (8), second in doubles (12), and second in total bases (108) ... On the mound, he finished third on the team in strikeouts (29), and second in saves (3).
2008: The only Huskie to see significant time on the mound and at the plate ... Started 48 games at first base and made 11 appearances on the mound with four starts ... Hit .294 with seven home runs, 10 doubles, 38 RBIs and 27 runs scored ... Walked 27 times to tie for the team lead ... Tied for the team lead in wins with five and did not take a loss in 27.0 innings ... Gave up 30 hits, 16 earned runs, 10 walks and struck out 15 ... Gave up only one run, four hits and no walks in 4.2 innings of relief work during the year ... Gave up one run, three hits, and a walk in 6.2 innings during his first career start and win against UT-San Antonio (3/11) ... Struick out a career-high six batters in a win over Iowa (3/26) ... Earned the win in his first MAC start against Akron (4/13) ... Ranked third on the team with four home runs and 18 RBI in MAC games ... Had eight mulit-RBI games which was third-best on the team ... Opened season with a career-best six game hitting streak ... Hit a team second-best .333 in the first half of the season with 20 RBI ... Batted .444 with the bases loaded...Compiled 15 multi-hit games at the plate ... Went 3-7 with two RBIs against Portland (2/28) ... Drove in five runs on a home run and a double and scored twice against Buffalo (3/22) ... Went 4-5 with two doubles an RBI and a run against the Bulls (3/23) ... Hit his first home run of the season against Bradley (3/25) ... Went 3-for-5 with two home runs, three RBIs and two runs against Toledo (4/18) ... Hit 6-for-13 with two home runs, two doubles, five RBIs and four runs scored during the MAC Tournament to earn a selection to the all-tournament team ... Posted a .988 fielding percentage and is considered the best defensive first baseman in Ed Mathey's tenure.
2007: Hit .341 and totaled 15 hits and 15 RBI in 30 games with seven starts as a freshman ... Collected three multi-hit games and three multi-RBI outings on the year ... Led NIU with four RBI as a pinch-hitter ... Slugged .512 and had a .473 on-base percentage for the season ... Had five RBI and four runs scored in 13 MAC at-bats ... Totaled 13 hits and 10 RBI with a .419 average in non-conference games ... Hit .444 (12-for-27) with 14 RBI against righthanded pitching ... Batted .462 with runners on base and two outs and hit .455 with runners in scoring position and two outs ... Hit .438 during the month of March, a span that included his first 10 collegiate games ... Homered and doubled while going 4-for-5 with four RBI and three runs scored in his first collegiate start vs. Fordham (3/15) ... Delivered a key eighth-inning two-run game-tying single as a pinch-hitter vs. Ohio (3/24) ... Had an RBI single and scored a run in his start at Illinois State (4/10) ... Made his collegiate pitching debut and went 2.2 innings with two hits, one earned run and two strikeouts at Central Michigan (4/21) ... Drove in four runs and went 3-for-3 at UW-Milwaukee (5/2) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and run scored vs. Chicago State (5/15) ... Drew a bases-loaded walk as a pinch-hitter at Toledo (5/18) ... Tied for second in the Central Illinois Collegiate League with eight saves during the summer season ... Posted a 2.35 ERA and struck out 23 in 23.0 innings and 13 appearances for the DuPage County Dragons ... Belted out 34 hits with 20 RBI and totaled 12 stolen bases and seven doubles for the CICL runner-up.
High School: An all-state selection and a two-time all-area, all-regional and all-conference choice ... Named third team all-state by the Chicago Sun-Times, special mention all-state by the Chicago Tribune, all-area by the Illinois High School Coaches Association, Star Newspapers and the Daily Southtown, and earned all-regional and all-conference selections as a senior ... Compiled an 8-1 record and 0.59 ERA in 10 starts with four complete games while striking out 63 in 59 innings on the mound and batted .416 with 42 hits, 28 runs scored, three home runs, and 11 stolen bases while leading team to the regional championship during his senior season ... Named all-area, all-regional and all-conference by Star Newspapers after hitting .417 with 55 hits, 44 runs, 32 RBI, two home runs and a 1-0 record with three saves and a 1.03 ERA while helping his team to the sectional championship as a junior ... Played on the Southwest Suburban Conference All-Star Team after his junior season ... Was a high school teammate of former Huskie pitcher Dan Atkenson.
Personal: Liberal arts and sciences major ... Born July 2, 1988 ... Son of Jim and Lori Reynolds ... Brother, Steve, played basketball at North Park University.
REYNOLDS' CAREER STATISTICS
reynolds' Career Highs
Hits: 4, twice, last at Buffalo, 3/23/08
Runs Batted In: 5, 3x, last vs. Toledo, 4/17/09
Runs Scored: 4, at UW-Milwaukee, 5/2/07
Doubles: 3, vs. Toledo, 4/17/09
Home Runs: 2, at Toledo, 4/18/08
Stolen Bases: 2, vs. Eastern Michigan, 4/26/08 (G2)
Grand Slams: 1 (2008)
Innings Pitched: 6.2, at Texas-San Antonio, 3/11/08
Strikeouts: 7, vs. Milwaukee, 4/28/09