Alex De LaRosa
Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters
UIC plates 15 unanswered runs; will play WSU at 7 p.m. ET
UIC scores five in the seventh; Flames to face YSU at 6 p.m. CT
Raiders plate game-winner in the eighth
50 student-athletes receive bachelor's degree in spring, summer sessions
Appeared in 49 games and started 46 ... named to the 2013 Horizon League All-Tournament team, hitting .417 (5-of-12) in those three games ... recorded a hit at least one hit in 12 of his first 15 games of the season ... tallied a perfect fielding percentage of 1.000 and totaled 71 putouts with zero errors ... ended his collegiate career on a high-note by hitting .433 (13-of-30) in his final eight games ... notched 14 multi-hit outings, including three games with three or more hits ... went 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs against defending Big Ten champion Purdue on March 8 ... posted his lone triple of the season on March 2 at No. 5 Vanderbilt.
Appeared in all 57 games, starting 56 ... named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team ... recorded 225 at-bats in 2012, which ranks second on UIC's all-time single season performance list ... ranked second on the team in hits (67), third in runs scored (35) and doubles (12) and fourth in batting average (.298), RBI (30) and total bases (83) ... posted 16 multi-hit games, including a 4-for-6 outing vs. No. 2 Wright State in the HL tournament.
Appeared in 52 games, starting 50 ... named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... totaled three hits, two RBI and one run at Vanderbilt on March 12 ... tallied three hits, three runs and three RBI on May 27 versus Valparaiso ... ranked third on the team in on-base percentage with .385 ... ranked fourth in RBI (28) and runs scored (30).
PRIOR TO UIC: Played one season at Oakton Community College ... batted .421 with 46 RBI as a redshirt freshman at Oakton ... helped Oakton tie school record for wins (42), win a sectional championship and make an appearance in the regional final four ... first Team All-Illinois Skyway Conference, Second Team All-Region and runner-up for Illinois Skyway MVP at Oakton
PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-time letterwinner in baseball at Loyola Academy (Ill.) ... received All-Conference and All-Area accolades as a senior at Loyola ... led Ramblers to regional and sectional championships in 2008 ... team captain during his senior campaign ... named MVP in his freshman and sophomore year ... biggest athletic thrill to date is winning AAU National Championship summerball ... born June 7, 1990, in Skokie, Ill. ... son of Miguel and Lucy De La Rosa ... currently enrolled as a management major.