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Erik Whinery
Erik Whinery

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Highland Ranch, Colo.

High School:
Heritage

Last College:
Barton CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R


2007: Played in 48 games, making 30 starts behind the plate...hit .389 (7-for-18) down the stretch of the regular season...hit his first home run in a Flames uniform with a two-run shot against Youngstown State on May 5... hit a two-run homer in the Horizon League Championship-clinching win over Wright State on May 25.

Prior to UIC: Competed for two years at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, Kansas...third-leading hitter for the Cougars in 2006 with a .344 (45-for-131) average in 51 games...hit 16 doubles and drove home 32 runs...earned All-Jayhawk West Conference First Team honors and All-Region VI Second Team selection...hit .284 and four homers as a freshman.

Prep/Personal: Two-year letterwinner behind the plate for Heritage High School in Littleton, Colorado...earned All-Colorado and All-Continental Conference accolades...hit .446 as a senior for the Eagles...guided Heritage to a Continental title and a third-place finish in the 5A state finals...also played baseball and football at Heritage...born September 20, 1985...son of Ray and Denise Whinery...majoring in communications.


ERIK WHINERY'S CAREER STATISTICS


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2007....  .213  48-30   108   11   23   3   0   2    8   32  .296   7   1  26   1  .265   1   7   0-0    203  29   3  .987
TOTAL...  .213  48-30   108   11   23   3   0   2    8   32  .296   7   1  26   1  .265   1   7   0-0    203  29   3  .987



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