Played in 50 games and started 49 ... named to the All-Horizon League First Team as a catcher and was a Conference Player of the Year candidate ... led the league with 46 RBI, ranked second with 40 runs scored and ranked fourth in batting average (.339), slugging percentage (.484) and hits (40) ... tied for third in the conference with five homers ... recorded a team-high 19 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games ... carried the team's longest hitting streak of 14 outings ... hit .386 with runners in scoring position ... went 3-for-4 with five RBI against IPFW on Feb. 28 ... tallied three RBI against UALR also on Feb. 28 to post eight total RBI in one day ... recorded a perfect 3-for-3 from the plate at home against Milwaukee on March 30 ... drove in a career-high six RBI on April 1 in an 18-5 victory against Purdue ... had a five-game streak where posted multi-hit efforts in early May.
Played in 44 games and started 39 for UIC ... owned the fifth-best batting average on the team with a .256 and tied for the second-highest total in triples with three ... began the season strong by hitting .467 (7-of-16) in his first five games ... totaled five games with two or more runs and three games with three hits ... finished the season on a high note, hitting .357 (5-of-14) at the Horizon League Tournament, including two runs and an RBI.
Appeared in 50 games, starting 47 ... ranked fourth on the team in slugging percentage (.430), on-base percentage (.349), doubles (10) and home runs (four) ... belted his first collegiate home run against nationally-ranked Kentucky on March 3 ... went 2-for-3 with four RBI, two runs and a homer versus Northwestern on March 10 ... hit 3-for-6 against Wright State in the HL Tournament, including a solo shot in the second inning.
Appeared in 11 games ... tallied a double, one run and one RBI at Missouri on March 5
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner in both baseball and football at Saint Thomas Academy (Minn.) ... won a combined four Classic Suburban Conference championships in football and baseball for the Cadets ... team captain twice in baseball and once in football ... named MVP twice ... 2010 Pioneer Press and Classic Suburban Player of the Year ... two-time All-Classic Suburban and All-State selection in baseball ... born April 16, 1992, in Wheaton, Ill. ... son of John and Margie Jurich ... has three siblings, Molly, Mary and Jack ... currently enrolled as a Finance major.