2002 Highlights: Turned in a career-best batting average of .343, which was good for fifth best on the squad?started 28 of the 37 games he appeared in?was the lone UIC highlight as he launched a solo home run against Cleveland State in a 11-2 loss on March 5th?went 5-for-6 with two runs scored in a 16-11 loss to Valparaiso on April 25th?was flawless at the plate against Viterbo on March 30th as he collected five hits in five plate appearances?went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBI in a 11-5 victory over Youngstown State on April 7th?missed seven games with a sprained ankle.
2001 Highlights: Sat out the year as a redshirt.
2000 Highlights: Played in 21 games as a sophomore while earning the starting nod at third base in 11?compiled a .205 batting average with six runs scored and three RBI in 44 at bats?registered a .667 batting average in three at-bats against MCC foes while he hit .375 against left-handed pitchers...helped out in UIC's 15-8 win at Saint Louis on March 5 with a 2-for-4 showing at the plate with a pair of RBI and one run scored.
1999 Highlights: Earned a spot in the starting lineup in 47 of 48 games as a rookie, splitting time at both second base and third base?finished with a .289 batting average and was selected to the MCC's All-Newcomer Team?compiled 48 hits, 30 runs scored and 32 RBI while his six home runs were second-most on the team?accumulated 12 multiple-hit games during the year with one of his better showings at the plate a 2-for-3, three-RBI outing against UW-Milwaukee during the regular season?strung together a 10-game hitting streak during which he batted .378 with 12 runs scored and 10 RBI?his nine multiple-RBI games was second-best on the team?enjoyed a fine weekend against Ohio as he batted .500 (6-for-12) with three RBI and four runs scored.
Prep/Personal: As a senior at New Trier, helped the Trevians to a regional championship as he batted .392 with 38 hits, 25 runs and 35 RBI...extra base hits included 10 doubles, one triple and a team-best four home runs...earned Central Suburban North All-Conference honors and was also a scholar athlete...as a junior, hit .350 with 15 hits, 15 runs scored and 10 RBI...stole 11-of-12 bases while picking up two doubles...helped New Trier capture the Central Suburban North Conference title and reach the Elite 8...born March 19, 1980...son of Tim and Pam Deahl...a Sociology major.