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    52  Bogdan Gryglak
    Bogdan Gryglak

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lane Tech H.S.

    Position:
    Catcher

    B/T:
    R/R


    1999: In his junior campaign, saw action behind the plate in 24 games while earning the starting nod in 20?compiled a .257 batting average with 12 RBI and 10 runs scored?batted .500 during the team's spring trip to Florida, including a 3-for-5, three RBI showing versus Southern Connecticut State?hit .273 in MCC outings, but improved to .444 in the three regular season games he played in against Detroit?hit his first collegiate home run, a bomb over the left field fence, in a win over St. Ambrose?had a .953 fielding percentage behind the plate.

    1998: Served as the team's bullpen catcher while seeing action behind the plate in five games...finished the year with a .250 batting average with one hit and one run scored in four at bats.

    1997: In his rookie season, appeared in five games while serving mainly as a bullpen catcher...in five plate appearances, had a .200 batting average with one run scored and one RBI... best showing at the plate came against IUPUI when he singled with the bases loaded to drive in a run.

    Prep/Personal: Lettered four years as a catcher/infielder at Lane Technical High School...in his senior season, the Indians compiled a 27-7-1 record and won the city championship ...helped Lane Tech to a fourth-place finish in the state in 1994...led the team in putouts in 1995 and was a Chicago Public League All-Conference selection all four years...was named to the All-City Team in 1995...graduated from Lane Tech with honors...born December 7, 1977...son of John and Krystyna Gryglak...majoring in Sociology.