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2006 Screaming Eagles Baseball Team

Returning Players
Sam Shahine # 5
Sophomore...Infielder...6'0"...190...Bats-R, Throws-R
W. Lafayette, Indiana (W. Lafayette)
MAJOR: Exercise Science

2005: Played in 40 games, started 33, as a freshman...recorded a .241 batting average with 15 runs scored and nine RBIs...posted a season-best two hits six times as a freshman...also had a season-high two RBIs against Northern Kentucky University. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball and football at West Lafayette High School (West Lafayette, Indiana)...played all three of the four infield positions at WLHS...was a three-time All-Conference and All-Area in baseball after hitting over .400 as a junior and senior at WLHS.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB  BA
2005       40 108  15 26   3   1   0    9   7  25  1 .241


Dustin Jourdan #12
Senior...Pitcher...6'3"...185...Bats-R, Throws-R
Evansville, Indiana (Reitz)
MAJOR: Advertising

2005: Appeared in five games as a sophomore out of the bullpen...allowed three hits and struck out three in five innings of work. 2004: Made seven appearances in 2004 without a decision… allowed 11 hits and struck out three in 8.1 innings of work. 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
2004         7   8.1   11    4   3   7   0   0   0  0-0  7.56
2005         5   5.0    3    6   3   4   0   0   0  0-0  7.20
Total       19  20.1   26   11  13  21   0   0   0  0-0  9.40


Adam Summers #13
Junior...Pitcher/Infielder...6'4"...225...Bats-R, Throws-R
Dyer, Indiana (Lake Central)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2005: Led the Screaming Eagles with a 7-2 overall record and five complete games...ranked second on the team with a 3.53 ERA in 79 innings of work and tied for second with 36 strikeouts...struck out a career-high seven batters in the victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College...pitched a career-high 10 innings to earn a complete game win against Northern Kentucky University. CICL: Named to the North All-Star team...was 3-0 in five games and four starts for the DuPage County Dragons...posted a 2.60 ERA in 27.2 innings of work. 2004: One of the mainstays of the USI rotation during 2004...tied for third on the team with three victories and strikeouts...threw his first complete game and struck out a season-high five batters in a victory over Lewis University. 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.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2004        16  51.1   58   12  24  21   1   0   0  3-5  3.68
2005        12  79.0   88   20  36  31   5   0   0  7-2  3.53
Total       28 130.1  146   32  60  52   6   0   0 10-7  3.60


Mike Watson #14
Senior...Pitcher...6'4"...220...Bats-R, Throws-R
Madison, Indiana (Madison)
MAJOR: Finance

2005: Posted a 2-1 record in 11 appearances and nine starts a year ago...ranked third on the team with 52.1 innings pitched...tied for second on the staff with 36 strikeouts...tied a career-high with eight strikeouts in his victory over the State University of West Georgia. 2004: Ranked second on the pitching staff with a 4-2 record and fourth on the team with a 3.86 ERA...posted a season-high eight strikeouts against Bellarmine University. TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from the University of Saint Francis where he participated on the baseball and football teams. 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. 

Career 
Statistics   G    IP     H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2004        10   58.1   57   15  26  25   1   1   0  4-2  3.86
2005        11   52.1   67   14  36  36   1   0   0  2-1  6.19
Total       21  110.2  124   29  62  61   2   1   0  6-3  4.98


Adam Vetter #15
Junior...Pitcher...6'4"...200...Bats-R, Throws-R
Crown Point, Indiana (Crown Point)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2005: Ranked second on the team with a 5-4 record as a sophomore...recorded a 5.44 ERA in 44.2 innings of work...made 10 appearances in 2005, nine as a starter...was fourth on the staff with 26 strikeouts...struck out a career-best seven batters in the win over Oakland City University. CICL: Posted a 1-1 record and a 4.98 ERA in four starts for the DuPage County Dragons. 2004: Saw action in nine games before suffering a shoulder injury…had a 1-2 record and 25.1 innings of work, striking out 10 batters.   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. 

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L   ERA
2004         9   25.1  31   12  10  19   1   0   0  1-2  6.75
2005        10   44.2  49   16  24  26   0   0   0  5-4  5.24
Total       19   70.0  80   28  34  45   1   0   0  6-6  5.79


Hunter Slade #16
Junior...Outfielder...6'1"...190...Bats-R, Throws-R
Newburgh, Indiana (Castle)
MAJOR: Business

2005: Played in 52 games, started 48, in his first season with USI...ranked second on the team with 26 RBIs and 12 doubles...batted .284 with 19 runs scored...recorded a season-high four hits in the victory over the University of Missouri-St. Louis...drove in a season-best three runs in wins over Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and UMSL. TRANSFER: Played one season for DePauw University (Greencastle, Indiana)...played in 30 games for the Tigers, hitting .261 with two home runs and 17 RBIs. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball, basketball, and football at Castle High School (Newburgh, Indiana)...was All-Conference and All-Metro at CHS while hitting .385 as a senior...member of the CHS state finalist team in 2002.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB   BA
2005       52 155  19 44  12   1   0   26  15  27  6 .284


Jeremy Kehrt #19
Sophomore...Pitcher...6'2"...198...Bats-R, Throws-R
Plainfield, Indiana (Plainfield)
MAJOR: Finance

2005: Made 13 appearances and one start on the mound as a freshman...struck out a season-high six batters in a relief appearance at the University of Missouri-St. Louis...recorded his first collegiate save against UMSL. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball and basketball at Plainfield High School (Plainfield, Indiana)...posted an 8-2 record with a 3.09 ERA as a senior...also had 88 strikeouts in 56.7 innings pitched in his final campaign with PHS...helped lead PHS to county and conference championships in 2004...was named All-Conference the last two years. SUMMER BASEBALL: Played three years with the Indianapolis Bulldogs.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L   ERA
2005        13  21.0   18   18  17  16   0   0   1  1-4  6.86


Chris Turner #20
Senior...Catcher/Infielder...6'0"...210...Bats-R, Throws-R
West Lafayette, Indiana (West Lafayette)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2005: Named Academic All-GLVC...played in 39 games for USI, started 33...batted .226 with 13 RBIs and 15 runs scored...hit his first home run as an Eagle against Bellarmine University...also recorded five doubles and a triple...had a season-high two hits in a game against Kentucky Wesleyan College and Quincy University...drove in a season-best two runs in four different games. CICL: Named to the CICL North All-Star team...batted .213 in 24 games for the Twin City Stars...scored eight runs and drove in nine RBIs. TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Lassen Community College (Susanville, California)...hit .351 with eight doubles and 20 RBIs while helping lead the Cougars to the Golden Valley Conference Championship in 2004...played for Jacksonville University (Jacksonville, Florida) in 2003 prior to playing for LCC...hit .421 as a redshirt-freshman with a pair of doubles as a part of the 2003 Atlantic Sun Conference champions. HIGH SCHOOL: Played for West Lafayette High School (West Lafayette, Indiana) where he lettered in baseball and football...was first team All-State, All-Area, and All-Conference as a senior when he hit .531 with four home runs and 41 RBIs.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB   BA
2005       39  93  15 21   5   1   1   13  16  23   2 .226


Josh Malone #21
Sophomore...Infielder...6'1"...200...Bats-R, Throws-R
Chesterton, Indiana (Chesterton)
MAJOR: Physical Education 

2005: Played in 35 games as a freshman, started 26...batted .230 with 13 runs scored and 10 RBIs...hit his first collegiate home run and drove in a season-high four runs in the win over Oakland City University...posted a season-high two hits in a game four times as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in basketball and baseball at Chesterton High School (Chesterton, Indiana)...led the team with a .421 batting average and was named team Most Valuable Player and All-Conference. Summer Baseball: Member of the Lake Michigan Breakers.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB   BA
2005       35  87  13 20   4   1   1   10  12   4   2 .230


Jed Davis #22
Senior...Catcher...6'1"...210...Bats-R, Throws-R
Grayville, Illinois (Grayville)
MAJOR: Business Administration

2005: Named Academic All-GLVC...played in 33 games as a junior, hitting .207 with 11 runs scored and nine RBIs...recorded a career-high two hits on four different occasions...drove in a career-high three RBIs and hit his first collegiate home run in the 6-2 win over Oakland City University. 2004: Saw limited action, appearing in seven games...collected his first collegiate hit against Oakland City University. 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 2002 and was the offensive team leader in average, home runs, and doubles in his last season of legion baseball.

Career 
Statistics  G  AB   R  H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO SB  BA
2004        7   6   2  1   0   0   0    0   2   1  0  .167
2005       33  87  11 18   3   0   1    9   9  22  4  .207
Total      40  93  13 19   3   0   1    9  11  23  4  .204


Dan Kissel #25
Freshman...Pitcher...6'1"...180...Bats-R, Throws-R
Evansville, Indiana (Harrison)
MAJOR: Computer Information Systems

2005: Redshirted. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Harrison High School (Evansville, Indiana)  where he lettered in baseball...posted a 9-1 record as a senior with 62 strikeouts and a 1.98 ERA in 69 innings of action...named second team All-City and All-SIAC in 2004. SUMMER BASEBALL: Pitched for American Legion Post 44 during the 2004 summer season and had a 7-2 record.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L   ERA
2005              Redshirted due to injury.


Matt Nichols #28
Sophomore...Pitcher...6'2"...200...Bats-R, Throws-R
Newburgh, Indiana (Castle)
MAJOR: Business

2005: Named Academic All-GLVC...was 1-1 in 10 appearances out of the bullpen as a freshman...had a 5.28 ERA in 15.1 innings of work...struck out a season-high five University of Wisconsin-Parkside batters in 1.2 innings of work. HIGH SCHOOL: Collected letters in baseball at Castle High School (Newburgh, Indiana)...was invited to the North-South All-Star Showcase as a junior and was preseason All-State as a senior...posted a 3-1 record as a senior.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L   ERA
2005        10  15.1   22    6  11   9   0   0   0  1-1  5.28


Aaron Clark #29
Junior...Pitcher...6'0"...197...Bats-R, Throws-R
Madisonville, Kentucky (North Hopkins)
MAJOR: History

2005: Named Academic All-GLVC for the second straight season...appeared in 14 games out of the bullpen, recorded three saves...the three saves ranked second on the team...had a 4.76 ERA in 11.1 innings of work...did not allow a run in 10 of his 14 appearances out of the bullpen. 2004: Named Academic All-GLVC as a freshman...second on the team with three saves in 19 games...posted a season-high four strikeouts after earning a victory over Lewis University and earning a save in the win over the University of Indianapolis...held opposing teams to a team-best .255 batting average. 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.

Career 
Statistics   G    IP    H   BB  SO  ER  CG  SH  SV  W-L  ERA
2004        19  28.2   27   13  18  15   0   0   3  2-2 4.71
2005        14  11.1    9    5   5   6   0   0   3  1-0 4.76
Total       33  40.0   36   18  23  21   0   0   6  3-2 4.73


Nathan Arnold #31
Senior...Pitcher...6'4"...230...Bats-R, Throws-L
Evansville, Indiana (Harrison)
MAJOR: Elementary Education

2005: Led the team with five saves in 18 appearances out of the bullpen...ranked third on the team with a 3.68 ERA in 14.2 innings of work...posted a 1-1 overall record...struck out a career-high 10 batters in 2005 and tied a career-best with a pair of strikeouts against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. 2004: Posted his first collegiate save during the 2004 campaign...struck out a career-high two batters against the University of Evansville and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. 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
2004        16  12.2   19    7   9  14   0   0   1  0-3  9.24
2005        18  14.2   19    4  10   6   0   0   5  1-1  3.68
Total       41  34.1   48   13  26  24   0   0   6  1-4  6.33


Newcomers

ALEX THIEROFF  #3
Freshman...Infielder...6'1"...180...Bats-R, Throws-R
Greenfield, Indiana (Mt. Vernon)
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball, swimming and diving at Mt. Vernon High School (Fortville, Indiana)...was named All-Hoosier Heritage Conference, All-County, and honorable mention All-East in 2004.


DARIN MASTROIANNI  #4
Sophomore...Infielder...6'0"...190...Bats-R, Throws-R
Huntersville, North Carolina (Fox Lane)
MAJOR: Business Administration

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Winthrop University...played in five games in 2005 after redshirting in 2004...a part of the Winthrop Big South Championship team in 2005. HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years for Fox Lane High School (Mt. Kisco, New York)...batted .458 with seven home runs, 12 doubles, six triples, and 43 RBIs as a senior...2003 TPX Louisville Slugger and Collegiate Baseball Magazine All-American at FLHS...also hit .455 with 35 RBIs and 59 runs scored as a junior...helped lead FLHS to the state finals in 2003.


KIRBY DUNAGAN #7
Freshman...Catcher/Infielder...6'0"...220...Bats-R, Throws-R
Greensburg, Indiana (Greensburg)
MAJOR: Marketing

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned five letters in baseball and football at Greensburg High School (Greensburg, Indiana)...named All-Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference twice and was honorable mention All-State in 2004...had a career-best .430 batting average in 2002, six home runs in 2003 and 2004, and 30 RBIs in 2002...helped GHS to the 2002 and 2003 sectional championship and the 2005 EIAC championship.


CHAD BRUCE  #8
Freshman...Infielder...6'2"...195...Bats-R, Throws-R
Fountaintown, Indiana (New Palestine)
MAJOR: Biology

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball and basketball at New Palestine High School (New Palestine, Indiana)...helped lead NPHS to the Indiana 3A tournament finals in 2003 and the state championship in 2004...batted .363 as a senior, scoring 38 runs and driving in 19 RBIs. He also posted 13 doubles and two home runs.


RYAN REED  #10
Freshman...Infielder/Catcher...6'0"...195...Bats-R, Throws-R
Fishers, Indiana (Hamilton Southeastern)
MAJOR: Political Science

HIGH SCHOOL:  Lettered in baseball at Hamilton Southeastern High School (Fishers, Indiana)...was named first team All-Hoosier Crossroads Conference and All-Hamilton County  teams twice...also named Pre-season All-State in 2005...helped HSHS to a sectional and the regional championships in 2004.


BRENT WENDHOLT  #11
Junior...Pitcher...6'0"...205...Bats-L, Throws-L
St. Anthony, Indiana (Forest Park)
MAJOR: Engineering

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Vincennes University...was 5-4 in 2005 with a 4.03 ERA in 60.1 innings of work...also struck out 29 batters as a sophomore...was 1-0 in limited action as a freshman. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball and wrestling at Forest Park High School (Ferdinand, Indiana)...named FPHS Outstanding Player in 2002...helped FPHS to the 2002 sectional championship.


RYAN GILLILAND #18
Sophomore...Outfielder...5'11"...175...Bats-R, Throws-R
Aledo, Illinois (Aledo)
MAJOR: Biology/Nursing

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Muscatine Community College (Muscatine, Iowa)...batted .244 in 35 games with 14 runs scored and 11 RBIs...helped MCC to a third place finish in the NJCAA Division I Tournament.  HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in baseball, football, and wrestling during his prep career at Aledo High School (Aledo, Illinois)...was a three-time All-Conference, three time Most Valuable Player, and two-time All-Area performer at AHS...batted .450 as a junior and .500 as a senior...helped lead the baseball team to the regional championship in 2003.


Greg Horn #23
Freshman...Outfielder...6'0"...220...Bats-R, Throws-R
Plainfield, Indiana (Plainfield)
MAJOR: Business Management

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Eastern Michigan University and was redshirted in 2004-05. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball and football at Plainfield High School (Plainfield, Indiana)...was a two-time All-Mid State Conferenceand team Most Valuable Player...batted .458  with nine home runs as a senior...hit 21 career home runs for PHS...was a first team All-State and Indiana All-Star in football.


JEREMY EDWARDS #24
Freshman...Outfielder...6'1"...220...Bats-R, Throws-R
Famersburg, Indiana (Terre Haute South)
MAJOR: Physical Education

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football and baseball at South Vigo High School (Terre Haute, Indiana)...hit .345 as a senior with eight doubles, four home runs, and 23 RBIs...was 4-3 with a 4.33 ERA and 38 strike outs in 42 innings of work on the mound...helped SVHS to the Big Four championship in 2003 and 2004 and to the Metropolitan Conference championship in 2003.


CHAD WERRY  #26
Freshman...Outfielder...6'3"...185...Bats-R, Throws-R
New Harmony, Indiana (New Harmony)
MAJOR: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned 12 letters in baseball, basketball and soccer at New Harmony High School...had a .445 career-batting average at NHHS...also had 96 RBIs and 21 home runs during his four years at NHHS...batted .551 as a junior in 2004...posted 28 shutouts as a goalkeeper in soccer and had 1,200 career points on the hardwood.


ADAM THOMAS  #30
Freshman...Pitcher...6'3"...180...Bats-R, Throws-R
Plainfield, Indiana (Plainfield)
MAJOR: Pre-Nursing

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball at Plainfield High School (Plainfield, Indiana)...had a 3-2 record as a senior, posting a 1.24 ERA in 34 innings of work...also struck out 39 batters during the 2005 season.


MICHAEL DEWIG #33
Freshman
...Pitcher...6'5"...195...Bats-R, Throws-R
Haubstadt, Indiana (Gibson Southern)
MAJOR: Physical Education

HIGH SCHOOL: Collected three letters in baseball and basketball at Gibson Southern High School (Haubstadt, Indiana)...led GSHS in  ERA and strike outs on the mound and in home runs at the plate.


JERRY REECER  #35
Junior...Pitcher...6'3"...185...Bats-R, Throws-L
Mooresville,  Indiana (McCurtain)
MAJOR: Business

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Redland Community College after spending a year at Southwestern Community College. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended McCurtain High School...was named All-Conference, All-District, and honorable mention All-State...selected to the Kiamichi All-Star and a North/South All-Star.


ED PARRY #36
Freshman...Pitcher...6'4"...235...Bats-R, Throws-R
Evansville, Indiana (Harrison)
MAJOR: Business Administration

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned letters in baseball at Harrison High School (Evansville, Indiana)...helped lead the Warriors to a 1999 Indiana semi-state appearance...member of the Unites State Marine Corp for five years prior to coming to USI.


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