Played in 50 games and started 49 for UIC ... led the Horizon League in stolen bases with 19 and attempts with 22 ... ranked fourth on the team in doubles with 10 ... totaled 41 hits, 21 runs and 18 RBI during the 2013 season ... posted 11 multi-hit games.
Played in 31 games, starting 28 ... recorded six hits, four runs, four RBI and three doubles in the early season series against Santa Clara ... suffered a season-ending wrist injury at Butler on April 13.
Started in all 46 games he appeared in ... went 3-for-4 with two stolen bases in the first game of the season against St. Louis on Feb. 18 ... hit 2-for-3 including a double and three runs vs. Wright State on April 17 ... was a home run short of the cycle at Butler on April 25, tallying three runs and three hits ... led the team in stolen bases (15) and stolen base percentage (.882)
2010: Sat out season in compliance with NCAA transfer rules, retaining three years of eligibility.
Prior to UIC: Played one season with the Valparaiso Crusaders.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in baseball and two-time letterwinner in basketball at Fremd (Ill.) ... all-Mid-Suburban League, All-Area, All-State Coaches Association selection as a senior ... batted .416 with seven home runs, two triples, 14 doubles 21 stolen bases and 31 RBI during final campaign with the Vikings ... three-time team captain in baseball and once in basketball ... all-conference, all-city, all-region and all-county honoree in his senior campaign ... high school teammate of UIC OF Nick Addison and RHP Mike Schoolcraft ... played Palatine's American Legion State Championship team in 2009 ... biggest athletic thrill to date is winning State Legion Championship in 2009 ... born April 21, 1990, in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Dave and Bette Shober ... has one sister, Kelly ... currently enrolled as a communications major.