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    32  Chris Rutta
    Chris Rutta

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rothschild, Wis.

    High School:
    D.C. Everest

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 215

    Position:
    OF

    B/T:
    R/R



    Career Statistics (as of May 29, 2010) | Career Statistics in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader

    Year avggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
    2007.... .190 42-23 79 13 15 3 0 1 9 21 .266 6 7 24 0 .301 1 6 4-4 52 5 4 .934
    2008.... .231 15-11 39 6 9 2 0 0 4 11 .282 3 5 7 2 .362 0 3 2-2 23 1 0 1.000
    2009.... .333 27-24 81 17 27 5 2 6 30 54 .667 13 4 19 2 .444 1 1 1-3 46 3 1 .980
    2010.... .353 52-49 190 38 67 19 3 13 62 131 .689 16 6 35 3 .406 7 0 2-3 57 3 1 .984
    TOTAL... .303 136-107 389 74 118 29 5 20 105 217 .558 38 22 85 7 .389 9 10 9-12 178 12 6 .969

    2010: Game-By-Game Statistics | Game-By-Game Statistics in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader | Game Highs in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader

  • Named to the All-Horizon League Second Team
  • Led the conference with 13 home runs, ranked second in slugging percentage (.689), third in RBI (62), tied for fourth in doubles (19) and fifth in total bases (131)
  • Tied for third on UIC's single-season record list in both home runs and RBI
  • Tied for ninth on UIC's all-time career home run list with 20
  • Led team with 17 multi-RBI games, including nine efforts of three or more runs driven in
  • Had two home runs, two doubles and four RBI in a series at No. 23 Western Kentucky March 5 - 7th
  • Produced a 12-game hitting streak from March 5th - 27th
  • Belted a pinch-hit grand slam in a win on April 3rd over Youngstown State
  • Named Horizon League Player of the Week on April 12th following a weekend when he batted .625 (10-for-16) and clubbed three home runs and 10 RBI in a three-game sweep of Butler
  • Went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI in a win at Cleveland State on May 1st
  • Legged out two triples during the Horizon League Tournament
  • 2009: Game-By-Game Statistics in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader | Game Highs in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader

  • Appeared in 27 games, making 24 starts
  • Tied for team lead with six homers
  • Went deep twice and tallied a career-best six RBI in a win over Purdue on March 17th
  • Homered and drove in five runs in nightcap at Wright State on April 24th
  • Hit a three-run homer to key decisive five-run seventh inning over Notre Dame on April 28th
  • Named Horizon League Player of the Week on May 4 after hitting .538 (7-for-13) and slugging at a clip of 1.308 in four games from April 28th - May 2nd
  • 2008: Game-By-Game Statistics in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader| Game Highs in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader

  • Played in 15 games, making 11 starts, before missing the remainer of season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in right knee on March 14
  • Hit walk-off RBI double in bottom of the 10th against Northwestern on Mar. 13.
  • 2007: Game-By-Game Statistics in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader| Game Highs in PDF FormatGet Acrobat Reader

  • Appeared in 40 games, making 23 starts
  • Drove in a run against No. 14 Georgia Tech on Feb. 16th in his first collegiate start
  • Hit first collegiate home run at Milwaukee on April 17th
  • 2006: Sat out season as a redshirt, retaining four years of eligibility.

    Prep/Personal Notes:

  • Named All-Wisconsin Valley Conference, First Team All-Area and Third Team All-State as a senior at D.C. Everest H.S.
  • Helped Evergreens to a runner-up finish in the state championship as a junior
  • Set school and state single-game records in home runs (3), RBI (11) and stolen bases (6)
  • Also a three-year letterwinner in football, earning All-State and All-Conference honors
  • Born September 8, 1986
  • Son of Ron and Nancy Rutta
  • Majoring in sociology
  • Chris Rutta