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David Cales
David Cales

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Mt. Carmel

Last College:
Missouri

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
INF/RHP

B/T:
R/R


2007 ABCA/RAWLINGS NCAA ALL-MIDEAST REGION SECOND TEAM
2007 HORIZON LEAGUE RELIEF PITCHER OF THE YEAR
2007 ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE SECOND TEAM
2007 HORIZON LEAGUE ALL-NEWCOMER TEAM
2007 U.S. ARMY HORIZON LEAGUE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
2007 U.S. ARMY HORIZON LEAGUE BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

2007: UIC's lock-down closer while also starting 48 games in the infield...ABCA/Rawlings NCAA All-Mideast Region Second Team selection...Horizon League Relief Pitcher of the Year...All-Horizon League Second Team selection...Horizon League All-Newcomer Team honoree...Horizon League Championship MVP and Horizon League All-Tournament Team selection after hitting .615 (8-for-13), homering three times, hitting three doubles, and driving in seven runs while also earning a save... homered in every one of the Flames' Horizon League Championship games...led the Horizon League with 13 saves...finished 12th in the nation for total saves...save total was the second-best single-season mark in school history...had a paltry 0.74 earned run average...allowed just three runs in over 36 innings of work...fanned 34 hitters while allowing just one walk, which was an intentional free pass in an attempt to get a double-play ground ball against Youngstown State on May 5...hit .262...launched seven homers and drove in 26 runs...had 13 two-baggers...two-time Horizon League Pitcher of the Week (Mar. 6, Apr. 2)...preserved UIC's first-ever NCAA Regional win by striking out all three hitters he faced in the ninth against 16th-ranked Long Beach State on June 1.

Prior to UIC: Competed for the University of Missouri in 2006...made 23 appearances on the mound, going 2-3 with a save...had a 2.83 ERA in 41.1 innings of work...struck out 49 batters and allowed opposing hitters to bat just .182, the best mark on the team...made six starts in the field, including four at third base...hit a homer and a double...scored eight runs and drove in eight.

Prep/Personal: Three-time All-Chicago Catholic League selection at Mount Carmel...led the Caravan to three consecutive conference titles and an appearance in the state championship game as a senior...batted .480 with 16 home runs and 150 RBI while saving 25 games with a 2.25 ERA and 78 strikeouts during his career with the Caravan...hit .490 with eight home runs and 55 RBI as a senior...closed out 11 contests that same year...honor roll student at Mount Carmel all four years...born July 27, 1987...son of David Cales and Mary Weiss.


DAVID CALES' CAREER STATISTICS


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2007....  .262  52-48   187   23   49  13   0   7   26   83  .444   9   2  23   2  .303   0   1   1-3     91 137  15  .938
TOTAL...  .262  52-48   187   23   49  13   0   7   26   83  .444   9   2  23   2  .303   0   1   1-3     91 137  15  .938

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA 2007.... 0.74 3-0 24 0 0 0/2 13 36.1 21 3 3 1 34 1 0 1 133 .164 0 2 0 2 TOTAL... 0.74 3-0 24 0 0 0/2 13 36.1 21 3 3 1 34 1 0 1 133 .164 0 2 0 2




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