Head Coach Ed Mathey and Assistant Media Relations Director Matt Scheerer talk NIU baseball in the weekly podcast
2013: Made two relief appearances for the Huskies.
SYCAMORE HIGH SCHOOL Played football and baseball at Sycamore High School ... Named first team All-Area by The Daily Chronicle and first team all-conference ... Led team to a 23-8 record senior year and was regional runner-up, falling to eventual state champion Kaneland ... Started nine games on the mound, pitching five complete games (53.3 innings pitched) ... Posted a 6-2 record, 76 strikeouts, 24 walks and an ERA of 2.89 ... Named the Spartans Pitcher of the Year ... Recorded the most strikeouts in two-year span in school history.
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS Born September 8, 1992 ... Son of Todd and Melissa Turner ... Named to the honor roll all four years ... Volunteered at several community events in town, including Cornfest, several camps and Meals on Wheels ... Admires Tim Tebow for his hard work ethic ... Mother, Melissa, played volleyball at Triton College ... Lists lifting weights and hanging out with friends as hobbies.