UIC to play in elimination game against Milwaukee on Friday at 4:15 p.m. CT
Top-seeded UIC outlasts No. 4 Valparaiso, 8-5
UIC set to play lowest remaining seed after Wednesday's action
Mike Dee earns his ninth Coach of the Year accolade
Flames tie program record with 22 conference victories; clinch No. 1 seed in HL tournament
Appeared in 50 total games and started 49 ... named to the All-Horizon League First-Team as an outfielder ... posted a season batting average of .330 which ranked third on the team and fifth in the Horizon League ... ranked third in the conference with 39 RBI and five home runs and ranked fourth with an on-base percentage of .436 ... tallied 61 total hits and crossed the plate 38 times ... ripped nine doubles and notched 87 total bases ... ended the season on a 22-game reached-base streak ... named to the 2013-14 Fall and Spring Horizon League Honor Roll ... began the season with a 3-for-5 outing at the plate against Marist on Feb. 14, including two runs and two RBI ... became the first player to hit a grand slam inside Curtis Granderson Stadium on March 18 versus Northern Illinois, his first ever grand slam ... was named Horizon League Batter of the Week on March 24 ... went 4-for-4 at Oakland on April 11 with a career-high five RBI ... tallied 15 mutli-hit games and seven multi-RBI efforts.
Played in all 55 of UIC's games and started 53 ... named to the All-Horizon League Second-Team as he led the conference in doubles with 16 and ranked ninth in hits with 59 ... finished with the team's second-highest batting average of .295 and third-best RBI total of 28 ... posted an impressive .467 batting average during a five-game homestand in the second week of March ... committed just two errors on the season and tallied 110 putouts for a respectable fielding percentage of .983 ... tied for a team-high with 16 multi-hit games, including seven contests with three or more hits.
Appeared in nine games, starting six ... began his collegiate career with a three-game hit streak, going 1-for-3 in his first three contests ... tallied one hit, one run and one RBI vs. Northern Illinois on May 2.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner in baseball, for-time letterwinner in basketball and three-time letterwinner in football at Mater Dei Catholic (Ill.) ... was undefeated in football during his sophomore year ... named MVP player in baseball and football twice ... all-region and all-county honoree in baseball in his junior and senior campaign ... biggest athletic thrill to date is hitting his first homerun ... born February 6, 1993, in Breese, Ill. ... son of Tom and Maribeth Detmer ... has two siblings, Kristen and Colin ... currently enrolled as a Exercise Science/Health Promotion major.