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    9  Scott Saling
    Scott Saling


    Springfield, Ill.

    High School:

    Last College:
    Springfield College

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 180


    2005 Highlights: Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team after going 4-1 with a 5.00 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 47.2 innings pitched...had two wins and a save in Horizon League action...earned his first career victory against Purdue-North Central on Mar. 29th, scattering three runs and seven hits in six innings of work...struck out a season-high, five batters against 2005 NCAA Regional Participant, Arkansas, on March 5th...tossed 0.2 innings of scoreless relief against UW-Milwaukee on Apr. 17th to earn his first career save...held Northern Illinois scoreless over two innings, while striking out one batter to earn his second save of the campaign...picked up victories in three consecutive appearances against UW-Stevens Point (Apr. 27th), Butler (May 1st) and Cleveland State (May 7th).

    Prior to UIC: Helped Springfield to a second-place finish in the Collegiate Conference of Illinois and a third-place finish in regionals as a freshman, posting a school-best record of 33-20...followed that performance up with a 2nd-place finish in regionals as a sophomore...picked up Special Mention All-Conference honors and All-Tournament honors as a sophomore...batted .330 as a sophomore with three homers and 22 RBI, while swiping seven stolen bases.

    Prep/Personal: Pushed Springfield to a berth in the State Quarterfinals as a junior...two-time Academic All-Conference selection...selected as a State Journal Register All Star...received the Springfield Multisport Talent award...earned the team `Top Stick' and `Top Gun' awards for hitting and pitching at the IHSA Illinois Coaches All-Star game...received Gatorade `Will to Win' athlete of the year award...earned Chicago Tribune Second Team All-State honors as a senior...picked up special mention honors from the IHSA Coaches Association...batted .484 with nine homers and 43 RBI as a senior...led Springfield in batting average (.484), hits (48), RBI (43), doubles (11), homers (9) and walks (17)...finished his career tied for second in RBI for a single season...was second in school history with home runs for a single season...born on January 12, 1983...son of Keith and Cathy Saling...major is architecture.

    #9 Scott Saling's Career Bests (BATTING):
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    #9 Scott Saling's Career Highs (PITCHING):
    IP: 6.0 on two occasions
    H: 7 on two occasions
    R: 6 vs. Arkansas (3/5/05)
    ER: 3 on two occasions
    BB: 3 on two occasions
    K: 5 vs. Arkansas (3/5/05)