David Haehnel
David Haehnel


Wheeling, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 170



2004 Highlights: Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the eighth round of the 2004 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft,...selected to the All-Horizon League Second Team,...finished the season with a record of 6-3 with an ERA of 3.00, which was good for third in the Horizon League,...tied with teammate Ryan Zink with the fourth-most strikeouts in school-history for a single-season with 92, which was the second-most in the Horizon League,...had four saves, which ties him for the sixth-most in school-history for a single-season and fifth in the Horizon League,...tossed a Horizon League-best two shutouts on the campaign,...finished his career with an ERA of 2.69, which ties him for second in school history,...holds the UIC record with a career, winning-percentage of .777 (14-4),...has 16 career saves, which is the second-most in UIC history, seventh in UIC history in both career wins (14) and career strikeouts (172),...had a streak of 22 scoreless innings during the season,...scattered six hits and fanned 10 batters in 6.1 innings of work to defeat Arkansas State, 6-4, on Feb. 21st,...held Chicago State to three hits and fanned eight to earn the 23-0 victory over the Cougars on Mar. 27th,...struck out the only batter he faced to pick up his first save of the season in a 1-0 victory over Western Illinois on Apr. 3rd,...fanned three batters in 1.1 innings of work to capture the save in a 9-7 triumph over Wright State on Apr. 9th,...secured the 2-1 victory by tossing one inning of scoreless relief and striking out two batters against IPFW on Apr. 13th,...struck out a career-high 12 batters in a 3-0 complete-game, shutout over UW-Milwaukee on Apr. 17th,...named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week for the period ending April 18th,...tossed a nine-inning, complete-game, 2-0 shutout of Illinois State on Apr. 24th, while fanning six batters,...picked up third-consecutive, complete-game victory scattering six hits and five runs in a 8-5 victory over Cleveland State on Apr. 30th,...earned rain-shortened, 7-3 victory over Detroit on May 21st, allowing seven hits and striking out three batters in five innings of work.

2003 Highlights: Leads the Horizon League with nine saves, which is good for second in UIC history for a single season, tied for third in the league with six victories out of the pen,...has struck out 53 batters in 55 1/3 innings of work,...picked up three saves in three appearances against Wright State,...pitched the final 1 2/3 innings of relief to earn the victory over Butler in the Horizon League title game,...earned two victories and a save in the four-game series against Viterbo,...fanned three batters in two innings of work against Chicago State on March 31st to earn the 6-5 victory over the Cougars,...picked up a save against Youngstown State on April 6th, allowing one hit and striking out three in two innings or work,...earned the save for the Flames, pitching three innings of scoreless relief against Butler in a 11-4 win over the Bulldogs on April 13th,...earned two victories in UIC,'s four-game series against IPFW,...retired two batters, including one strikeout, to pick up the save in UIC,'s 6-4 win over Cleveland State on May 3rd.

2002 Highlights: Allowed just three earned runs in 25 innings of work for a team-best ERA of 1.08,...led UIC with three saves,...struck out 27 batters,...topped UIC with 19 appearances throughout the season,...garnered first career save as he struck out the only batter he faced as UIC earned the 5-4 win over Drexel on March 21st,...picked up first collegiate victory over Lafayette on March 25th as he pitched 1.1 innings of scoreless relief while striking out three batters.

2001 Highlights: Sat out the year as a redshirt.

Prep/Personal: Came to UIC from Wheeling High School, where he pitched for the Wildcats, a senior, he tallied a 4.50 ERA with a 3-4 overall record and a pair of saves as Wheeling finished with a 9-24 overall record, 56 innings pitched, he struck out 49 batters,...did not see any action as a junior as he was injured,...during his sophomore season, he registered a trio of victories,...born July 21, 1982,...son of Arthur and Lynne Haehnel,...plans to major in Kinesiology.

Career Stats


Career Highs

IP:9 vs. Illinois State (4/24/04)
H:13 vs. Arkansas (3/12/04)
R:6 on three occasions
ER:5 on three occasions
BB:4 vs. Butler (5/7/04)
K:12 vs. UW-Milwaukee (4/17/04)