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2004 Screaming Eagles Baseball Team

Returning Players
Jared Tekulve #3
Sophomore...Infielder...6'0"...165...Bats-L, Throws-R
Madison, Indiana (Shawe Memorial)
MAJOR: Radio/Television

2003: Appeared in 13 games as a freshman, started three...hit .200 with two runs scored and two stolen bases. 2002:  Redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball, basketball, and cross country at Shawe Memorial High School in Madison, Indiana…was named All-Conference in baseball for efforts in the 2000 and 2001 season and in basketball during 2001…named the baseball Best Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 and 2001…led the team in stolen bases as a junior and senior at SMHS.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB  R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA

2003       13  10  2   2   0   0   0    0   3   2  2  .200


Corey Goers #4
Junior...Infielder...6'2"...182...Bats-R, Throws-R
LaPorte, Indiana (LaPorte)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2003: USI's starting shortstop in 2003, playing in 43 of 51 games, started 42...tied for second on the team with three home runs...hit .194 with 18 runs scored and 16 RBIs...had a career-high three hits against the University of Wisconsin-Parkside...knocked in a career-high three RBIs in the win over Presbyterian College. 2002:  Split time between third base and shortstop...became USI's top prospect at shortstop by posting seven straight errorless games at the end of the season...had his best day at the plate against Oakland City University, going two-for-three with two runs scored and three RBIs...finished the season with a .167 average, 11 runs scored, and six RBIs. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball at LaPorte High School in LaPorte, Indiana…was named first team All-State and All-Conference as a senior…was a member of the North All-Stars as a junior and senior…set three records with a .546 batting average with 10 triples and 102 total bases…named the 2001 Defensive Player of the Year and led the state in triples…helped lead LPHS to three conference championships, two sectional championships, one regional title, and the 2000 Indiana State Championship.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA

2002       37  90  11  15   3   2   1    6   5  26  2 .167
2003       43 124  18  24   3   0   3   16   5  39  2 .194
Total      80 214  29  39   6   2   4   22  10  65  4 .182


Drew Neel #5
Senior...Pitcher...6'1"...180...Bats-R, Throws-R
Newburgh, Indiana (Castle)
MAJOR: History 

2003:  Moved into the starting rotation as a junior, going 2-4 with a 4.91 ERA in 15 games and eight starts...was second on the team with 58.2 innings pitched...threw a no-hitter against Brescia University on March 6, allowing just three runners to reach base (hit by pitch and two errors)...posted a career-best 10 strike outs against the University of Indianapolis. 2002: Became one of USI's most reliable pitchers out of the bullpen in the last half of 2002...allowed just four earned runs in his last nine appearance with an ERA of 2.09...finished the year with a 5.96 ERA in 15 appearances and 25.2 innings pitched. 2001: Made 15 appearances on the mound as a freshman, posting a save, an 0-3 record, and a 5.63 ERA…struck out 21 batters in 38.1 innings pitched…posted a season-high five strikeouts against Oakland City University. 2000: Redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball at Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP   H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W- L  ERA

2001        15  38.1  53    8  21  24   0   0   1  0- 3  5.63
2002        15  25.2  32   11  20  17   0   0   1  2- 3  5.96
2003        15  58.2  59    9  40  32   1   1   1  2- 4  4.91
Total       45 122.2 144   28  81  73   1   1   3  4-10  5.38


Mike Kottmeyer #7
Senior...Catcher/Pitcher...6'1"...200...Bats-L, Throws-R
Boulder, Illinois (Carlyle)
MAJOR: Physical Education

2003: Named Academic All-GLVC...batted .156 with a home run and five RBIs in 17 games...posted an 0-2 record in nine appearances out of the bullpen. TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois...led Kaskaskia with a .323 batting average while swatting four doubles, three triples, and two home runs...also drove in 17 runs at the plate...was 1-2 with a 3.50 ERA in 14.0 innings on the mound. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball and football at Carlyle High School in Carlyle, Illinois...was named first team All-Conference as a sophomore, junior and senior in football and baseball...also was named All-Area Metro East as a junior and senior...hit .363 with six home runs and 28 RBIs, while posting a 5-1 record with a 2.25 ERA as a senior...led CHS in home runs each of his four seasons.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA
2003       17  45   6  7   0   0   1    5   5  11  0  .156

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2003         9   12.0  16    8  11  10   0   0   0  0-2  7.50 


Brent Perry #10
Sophomore...Infielder...6'1"...185...Bats-L, Throws-R
Versailles, Indiana (South Ripley)
MAJOR: Political Science

2003: Played in 21 games as a freshman, hitting .236 with nine RBIs and seven runs scored...had a season best two hits in a game on four different occasions. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball and basketball at South Ripley High School in Versailles, Indiana...earned the Hitting Award in 2002. SUMMER BASEBALL: Hit .397 with six triples, six home runs, and 47 RBIs for the Cincinnati Future Stars during the summer of 2001...ranks seventh in hitting, second in triples, third in home runs and RBIs all-time for the Future Stars.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA
2003       21  55   7 13   4   0   0    9  11   8  0  .236


Derik Hutton #11
Sophomore...Infielder/Pitcher...6'3"...190...Bats-L, Throws-L
Versailles, Indiana (South Ripley)
MAJOR: Undecided

2003: Saw action both on the mound and in the field...hit .233 with four runs scored and seven RBIs...posted a 0-1 record in four appearances on the mound. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball and basketball at South Ripley High School in Versailles, Indiana...helped SRHS to a 10-7 record overall, 8-0 in the Ohio River Valley Conference this year...hit .280 with 19 RBIs, 12 runs scored, and two home runs last spring... also is 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA....set the South Ripley record for home runs (10) and RBIs (38) in a single season as a sophomore...also hit .349 with 25 runs scored...named All-Ohio River Valley Conference three times in baseball...also named honorable mention All-State in basketball as a senior.  SUMMER BASEBALL: hit .497 with 51 RBIs and 21 doubles for the Cincinnati Future Stars in 2000 and .493 with 32 RBIs and 13 doubles for the Madison Legion Post #9 in 2001.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA
2003       16  43   4 10   1   0   0    7   1  15  1  .233

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2003         4   2.0    6    3   3   4   0   0   0  0-1 18.00 


Dustin Jourdan #12
Sophomore...Pitcher...6'3"...175...Bats-R, Throws-R
Evansville, Indiana (Reitz)
MAJOR: Public Relations & Advertising

2003:  Came back from aplastic anemia in the fall to throw in seven games as a freshman...was named Academic All-GLVC...had a 12.86 ERA in seven innings pitched. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball, basketball, and soccer at Reitz High School...graduated magna cum laude from Reitz.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2003         7   7.0   12    1   7  10   0   0   0  0-0 12.86


Noah Wetzel #14
Junior...Outfielder...5'11"...175...Bats-L, Throws-L
New Salisbury, Indiana (North Harrison)
MAJOR: Art

2003: Named second team All-GLVC and Academic All-GLVC...USI's starting centerfielder raised his batting average 47 points from his freshman season, hitting .278...scored 27 runs and knocked in 20 RBIs...ranked fourth on the team with 10 doubles...led the team with 24 stolen bases and was second on the team with three triples...posted a career-high three hits against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Bellarmine University...had a career-high four stolen bases against Bellarmine University. 2002:  Played and started in all of the outfield positions as a freshman...hit .231 with 23 runs scored and 10 RBIs...had four two-hit and one three-hit games in 2002...had a season-high three RBIs against Carson Newman College and three runs scored against Oakland City University.  HIGH SCHOOL: Named honorable mention All-State at North Harrison High School in Ramsey, Indiana…lettered in baseball and basketball at NHHS…named All-Mid Southern Conference as a junior and senior…finished his high school career fifth all-time in runs scored in the state of Indiana…was a member of the Indiana South All-Star team as a senior…named All-Mid Southern Conference in basketball as a senior.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB   BA
2002       34 104  23 24   0   2   0   10  13  25   5  .231
2003       47 144  27 40  10   3   0   20  26  20  24  .278
Total      81 248  50 64  10   5   0   30  39  45  29  .258


Matt Keener #15
Junior...Pitcher/Infielder/Outfielder...6'3"...185...Bats-R, Throws-R
Newburgh, Indiana (Castle)
MAJOR: Business/Marketing

2003: Named second team All-GLVC and Academic All-GLVC...ranked third on the team in hitting with a .307 batting average...tied for second on the team with three home runs...had a season-best three hits against Presbyterian College and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville...ranked third on the team in doubles with 11...ranked first on the team in ERA with a 2.76, going 4-1 record in eight appearances...tied for second on the team by striking out 31 opposing hitters...struck out  a season-high nine SIUE hitters. 2002:  Saw action both on the mound and in the field as a freshman...had a .294 average at the plate with three doubles out of five hits...pitched well late in the season not giving up an earned run in his last six appearances and 7 2/3 innings of work...finished the year with a 7.16 ERA but did not have a decision.  HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball and basketball at Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana…finished his career at CHS as the 2001 Metro Player of the Year…helped lead CHS to the Indiana Class 4A state finals with a 27-8 record….had an 8-0 record and a 2.00 ERA with 77 strikeouts as a senior….hit .484 with 29 RBIs and 43 runs scored as a senior…hit .688 with a home run and three triples and posted a 4-0 record with a 1.01 ERA in the 2001 state tournament…2001 Indiana 4A Mental Attitude Award winner.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA
2002       11  17   3  5   3   0   0    3   1   1  0 .294
2003       40 137  26 42  11   0   3   24   6  17  5 .307
Total      51 154  29 47  14   0   3   27   7  18  5 .305

Career 
Statistics   G    IP     H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2002         9   16.1   27    4  13  13   0   0   0  0-0  7.16
2003         8   49.0   56    6  31  15   1   0   0  4-1  2.76
Total       17   65.1   83   10  44  28   1   0   0  4-1  3.87


Andy Rock #17
Junior…Catcher...6'3"...210...Bats-L, Throws-R
West Chester, Ohio (Lakota East)
MAJOR: Public Relations and Advertising

2003: Appeared in eight games, started six, hitting .222 with three RBIs and two runs scored. 2002: Hit .667 in eight games for the Eagles as a freshman with two runs scored and three RBIs. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball at Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio…hit .385 with 12 doubles and 31 RBIs in 30 games as a senior…posted a .351 average with seven doubles with 25 RBIs in 29 games as a junior. AAU BASEBALL: Competed in the AAU World Series at Disney's Wide World of Sports with the Cincinnati Sharks in 2001 and in Phoenix, Arizona with the Tri-County Reds.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA
2002        8   9   2  6   1   0   0    3   1   1  0  .667
2003        8  18   2  4   1   0   0    3   4   1  0  .222
Total      16  27   4 10   2   0   0    6   5   2  0  .370


Toby Pritchard #18
Senior...Infielder...6'0"...190...Bats-R, Throws-R
Ft. Wayne, Indiana (Snider)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2003: Played in 25 games , started 18, as a sophomore...hit .258 with 17 RBIs, four doubles, and 12 run scored...produced a season-high three hits against Presbyterian College and Oakland City University...appeared in two games on the mound, pitching 3.1 innings. 2002: Redshirted due to injury. 2001: Saw action on the mound, at first base, and the outfield during his first season with the Eagles…hit .308 with 17 runs scored and 15 RBIs, while posting two doubles, three triples, and a home run…was second on the team with a 4.09 ERA in 12 game appearances on the mound, posting a 1-1 record…struck out 17 batters in 22 innings of action as a freshman…had a season-best five RBIs versus Brescia University and Quincy University…had a season-high three hits versus Oakland City University and Quincy…struck out a season-high four batters on the mound versus Indiana University/Purdue University Ft. Wayne and Lewis University. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in tennis and baseball at Snider High School in Ft. Wayne, Indiana...was 9-2 with 76 strikeouts and 2.33 ERA in 72 innings pitched this past spring as a senior...also hit .359, producing 29 RBIs.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB   BA

2001       26  78  17 24   2   3   1   15   5  12   3  .308
2002        Redshirted
2003       25  66  12 17   4   1   0   17  10  13   5  .258
Total      51 144  19 41   6   4   1   32  15  25   8  .285
 


Nathan Esche #19
Senior...Pitcher…6'1"...200...Bats-R, Throws-R
Mt. Vernon, Indiana (North Posey)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2003:  Named Academic All-GLVC...appeared in six games and was 0-1...struck out seven batters in 7.2 innings. 2002: Led the team with a 2.57 ERA in 10 games and 14.0 innings pitched out of the bullpen...hitters were able to post only a .192 batting average...recorded a 1-1 record...had at least one strikeout in 12 of his 14 appearances...named Academic All-GLVC.  2001: Appeared on the mound in five contests for the Eagles…had a season-high three strikeouts versus Indiana University Southeast...named Academic All-GLVC. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball and football at North Posey High School in Poseyville, Indiana...named honorable mention All-PAC as a junior and senior...set a NPHS records, hitting12 doubles and striking out 87 batters as a senior.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2001         5    6.0  11    4   5  10   0   0   1  0-0 12.27
2002        10   14.0  10    4  14   4   0   0   0  1-1  2.57
2003         6    7.2  13    1   7   7   0   0   1  0-1  8.22
Total       21   27.7  34    9  26  21   0   0   2  1-2  6.95


Jed Davis #22
Freshman...Catcher...6'1"...190...Bats-R, Throws-R
Grayville, Illinois (Grayville)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2003: Named Academic All-GLVC...did not see game action as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball, basketball, and football at Grayville High School...member of the 2001 and 2002 All-Mid South Conference teams in baseball and basketball...helped to lead GHS to the 2002 regional and the 2001 and 2002 Mid South Conference championships...averaged 14 points and helped lead the Grayville Bisons to a 28-2 record his senior year in basketball. SUMMER BASEBALL: Named Defensive Player of the Year for Carmi American Legion Post 224 in 2001 and 2001 and was the offensive team leader in average, home runs, and doubles in his last season of legion baseball.


Adam Anderson #24
Senior...Outfielder...6'2"...180...Bats-L, Throws-L
Raleigh, Illinois (Eldorado)
MAJOR: Health Services

2003: Named Academic All-GLVC...hit .386 in 20 games, 14 starts...record eight runs scored and knocked in 10 RBIs. 2002: Finished his first season with USI as one of the hottest hitters at the plate...posted a .541 batting average (13-24) and six runs scored in his final seven games of 2002...finished the year with a team-best .386 batting average....had a 3.86 ERA in five games and seven innings pitched. TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Olney Central College in Illinois. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball, basketball, and golf at Eldorado High School in Eldorado, Illinois.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA
2002       18  44   8 17   0   0   1    5   9   9 10 .386
2003       20  44   8 17   2   0   1   10  11  10  5 .386
Total      38  88  16 34   2   0   2   15  20  19 15 .386


Pat Morgan #26
Sophomore...Pitcher...6'2"...190...Bats-B, Throws-R
Columbus, Indiana (Columbus North)
MAJOR: Graphic Design

2003: Redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years in baseball at Columbus North High School. SUMMER BASEBALL: Played three years for American Legion Post 24 last summer, finishing 20-8.


Nathan Arnold #31
Sophomore...Pitcher...6'3"...225...Bats-R, Throws-L
Evansville, Indiana (Harrison)
MAJOR: Elementary Education

2003: Became a reliable reliever toward the end of last season....made seven appearances as a freshman, recording a 5.14 ERA in seven innings of action...was named Academic All-GLVC. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball at Harrison High School in Evansville, Indiana...had a 1.94 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 54 innings as a senior...graduated with Academic Honors from HHS...follows older brother Steve Arnold (1999-2002) into the USI baseball program.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2003         7   7.0   10    2   7   4   0   0   0  0-0  5.14


Matt Goans #32
Sophomore...Pitcher...5'10"...190...Bats-L, Throws-R
Evansville, Indiana (Mater Dei)
MAJOR: Finance

2003: Recorded a 2-2 record in 12 appearances as a freshman...started five games...was third on the team with two saves...posted his first collegiate win in relief against Indiana University Southeast...recorded a season best five strike outs in his first start as an Eagle against Augusta State University...had his longest outing as a starter at IU Southeast, going 8.1 innings pitched. 2002:  Redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball and basketball at Mater Dei High School in Evansville, Indiana…helped lead MDHS to the 1999 2A Indiana state championship… was 5-2 in 2001 with a 0.31 ERA.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2003        12   36.1  44    5  22  20   0   0   2  2-2  4.95


Newcomers

Adam Stone #2
Senior...Infielder...5'9"...160...Bats-R, Throws-R
Mt. Vernon, Indiana (Mt. Vernon)
MAJOR: Biology

TRANSFER: Transfers to USI after three seasons at Shawnee Community College and Tennessee Tech University...hit .231 in 12 games for Tennessee Tech in 2002...played two seasons for Shawnee, hitting .255 in 2001. HIGH SCHOOL: A five-sports athlete at Mt. Vernon High School, lettering in baseball, basketball, diving, football, and wrestling.


Fred Moore #6
Freshman...Pitcher...6'0"...170...Bats-R, Throws-R
Terre Haute, Indiana (South Vigo)
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball at Terre Haute-South Vigo High School in Terre Haute, Indiana...named first team All-Vigo County in 2002 and 2003 and first team All-MIC in 2003...posted a 0.64 ERA as a junior, the second lowest in school history...hit .390 and recorded a 1.90 ERA as a senior...helped lead THSV to the 2002 sectional championship and the regional finals...also helped THSV to the 2002 and 2003 MIC championships. SUMMER BASEBALL: Led the Wayne Newton American Legion Post 346 to the state championship in 2003.


Bryan Davis #8
Junior...Infielder...5'10"...160...Bats-R, Throws-R
West Chester, Ohio  (Lakota West)
MAJOR: Physical Education

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Rend Lake College, where he lettered twice...hit .346 with a team-high 14 doubles and 33 RBIs last season...also swiped 10 bases....voted Best Defensive Player by the team in 2003...joins teammate Jae Fadde in transferring to USI this year. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected four letters in baseball at Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio.


Adam Summers #13
Freshman...Pitcher/Infielder...6'4"...214...Bats-R, Throws-R
Dyer, Indiana (Lake Central)
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL:  Earned letters in baseball, basketball, and football at Lake Central High School in St. John, Indiana...named honorable mention All-Area in 2002 and first team All-Area in 2003...named team Most Valuable Player in baseball and basketball in 2003...helped lead LCHS to the sectional and regional championships in 2000 and in 2003.


Brent Holman #16
Freshman...Infielder...6'0"...165...Bats-B, Throws-R
Indianapolis, Indiana (Roncalli)
MAJOR: Accounting/Professional Services

HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball and basketball at Roncalli High School in Indianapolis, Indiana...second team All-County and batted .347 as a junior...helped lead RHS to the county championship in 2003 and the sectional title in 2002.


Tyler Ford #20
Sophomore...Outfielder...5'11"...170...Bats-R, Throws-R
Fishers, Indiana (Hamilton Southeastern)
MAJOR: Marketing

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Glen Oaks Community College, playing baseball last season...hit .207 with six RBIs and seven runs scored for GOCC as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball at Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, Indiana...was named All-Conference and All-County as a senior. SUMMER BASEBALL: Played summer baseball with the Indiana Mustangs.


Trevor Kelly #21
Junior...Catcher/Infielder...6'1"...195...Bats-R, Throws-R
Marshall, Michigan (Marshall)
MAJOR:  History

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI after spending a year at Grand Rapids Community College and Kellogg Community College...hit .418 during his sophomore season at KCC...hit .398 with 29 RBIs as freshman at GRCC. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball, basketball, and football at Marshall High School in Marshall, Michigan...was a three-time All-Conference, All-District, and All-Region catcher for MHS...hit .485 as a sophomore with four home runs. SUMMER BASEBALL: Played for the Kalamazoo Maroons under Mike Hinga and advancing to the finals in the 1999 U.S.S.S.A World Series in Cocoa  Beach, Florida. 


Jeff Stinson #25
Freshman...Outfielder...5'11"...175...Bats-L, Throws-L
Evansville, Indiana (North)
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-sport athlete at North High School in Evansville, Indiana, lettering in baseball, basketball, and football...hit .431 with 28 RBIs, 21 runs scored, five doubles, five triples, and two home runs...also posted a 5-3 record on the mound with a 4.96 ERA...was named All-Metro and All-City as a senior. SUMMER BASEBALL: Hit .358 with 25 RBIs, 40 runs scored, nine doubles, seven triples, two home runs, and three stolen bases for Pate American Legion in 2003.


Jae Fadde #27
Junior...Pitcher...6'4"...220...Bats-R, Throws-R
West Lafayette, Indiana (Lafayette Central Catholic)
MAJOR: Radio & Television 

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Rend Lake College...joins teammate Bryan Davis in transferring to USI this year...struck out 31 batters in 10 appearances and 44 innings in 2003...finished last spring with a 2-4 record and a 5.21 ERA. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball at Lafayette Central Catholic High School.


Aaron Clark #29
Freshman...Pitcher...6'0"...190...Bats-R, Throws-R
Madisonville, Kentucky (North Hopkins)
MAJOR: History

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball and basketball at Madisonville-North Hopkins High School in Madisonville, Kentucky...named honorable mention Academic All-State...led MNH with a 10-2 record and a four-to-one strikeout to walk ratio as a senior...posted a 7-1 record and a 1.57 ERA as a junior...enjoyed success at the plate with a  .370 batting average in 2003...helped lead MNH to four district championships between 2000 and 2003.


Mike Watson #30
Sophomore...Pitcher/Designated Hitter...6'4"...220...Bats-R, Throws-R
Madison, Indiana (Madison)
MAJOR: Finance

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from the University of Saint Francis where he participated on the baseball and football team. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball, basketball, and football at Madison Consolidated High School...was a two-time All-Conference performer in football and baseball...named honorable mention All-State in football twice and baseball once...member of the 1999 3A state championship team. SUMMER BASEBALL: Hit .422 with eight home runs at the plate and had an 8-2 record on the mound for Madison Post 9 when the team was the 2002 Indiana State finalist. 


Andy Hurt #33
Sophomore...Pitcher...6'1"...185...Bats-R, Throws-R
Jasper, Indiana (Jasper)
MAJOR: Criminal Justice

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Wabash Valley Junior College in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, where he played baseball for two seasons. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball and tennis at Northeast Dubois High School in Jasper, Indiana...was named second team All-State in 1999 and honorable mention All-State 2000...also named All-Conference in 1999.


Adam Vetter #34
Freshman...Pitcher...6'4"...200...Bats-R, Throws-R
Crown Point, Indiana (Crown Point)
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball, basketball, and football at Crown Point High School in Crown Point, Indiana...posted a 10-1 record and a 1.55 ERA as a senior and was named first team All-Conference and All-Area...also was a member of the Indiana North All-Star team and was honorable mention All-State...was named second team All-Conference and honorable mention All-Area as a junior...member of the 2003 CPHS team that went to the sectional finals. 


Andy Rumpler #35
Junior...Pitcher...6'6"...210...Bats-R, Throws-R
Hamilton, Ohio (Badin)
MAJOR: Radio & Television

TRANSFER: Transfers to USI after two seasons with Columbia State Community College in Columbia, Tennessee...had a  3.59 ERA in 52 innings pitched in 2003. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball at Stephen T. Badin High School in Hamilton, Ohio.


Shaun Dennin #36
Freshman...Pitcher/Outfielder...6'3"...180...Bats-L, Throws-L
South Bend, Indiana (John Adams)
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball and football at John Adams High School in South Bend, Indiana...recorded 130 strikeouts on the mound as a senior and was named first team All-Northern Indiana Conference...member of the 2000 JAHS team that was sectional champions and regional finalists.


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June 16; 11 a.m.
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