2012 season comes to a close
Will play again Friday at 10 a.m.
Will play Butler tomorrow at 10 a.m.
Milwaukee looking for second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years
UWM claims win in game one of series
2012: Enjoyed a breakthrough season as a senior, batting .324 (second on the team) in 42 games ... scored 32 runs, had 46 hits, 11 doubles, a team-high seven home runs and drove in 28 ... led the Panthers with a .549 slugging percentage and .439 on-base percentage ... also topped the squad with 12 hit-by-pitches and was walked 18 times ... fourth with 15 multi-hit games and third with seven multi-RBI games ... finished first in the Horizon League with his .549 slugging percentage and second with that .439 OBP ... was also fourth in home runs and 10th in batting average ... went 2-for-3 with a home run and two walks against Youngstown State March 17 ... batted .384 (38-for-99) after the end of March ... two hits and two RBI against Butler April 5 ... scored three times, drove in two and hit a home run at Wright State April 15 ... went 3-for-4 with a career-high four runs scored at Northern Illinois April 24, recording a pair of doubles ... 2-for-3 with two runs scored, a home run and three RBI at Iowa May 1 ... his three-run HR in the eighth inning put game away against UIC May 5 ... three more hits at Butler May 13 ... his two-run HR in the bottom of the eighth broke a 5-5 tie and gave UWM the win over Wright State May 17 ... scored three times and drove in a pair on a home run and a double against Butler May 24 in the Horizon League Tournament ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Made 17 starts in 29 games in his first season at UWM ... drove in 12 runs on 10 hits, scoring nine times ... recorded a double, triple and two home runs, batting .179 ... made Milwaukee debut in the season opener against Tennessee Feb. 18 ... collected first hits as a Panther in a 2-for-3, 2-RBI outing against Illinois State Feb. 26 ... that started a streak of reaching base safely in 10-consecutive games ... had a huge day at the plate against Northern Illinois May 17, driving in five runs on a pair of home runs after coming into the game as a pinch-hitter ... added another hit and scored a pair of runs in the second game of the doubleheader against the Huskies that day ... drove in a pair with a triple to give UWM an early lead in win over Valparaiso May 19 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to UWM: A transfer from Kankakee Community College in Kankakee, Ill. ... batted .395 in 61 games in helping his team go 47-14 ... drove in 77 runs on 70 hits - including 16 home runs - recording a .564 on-base percentage and scoring 83 runs ... honored as a First-Team All-Region IV selection ... as a freshman, led the Cavaliers to a third-place finish at the NJCAA World Series, earning series all-tournament team honors ... batted .353 that first year, driving in 42 runs while scoring 39 more ... team went 99-28-2 in his two seasons.
High School: Batted .390 and led team in home runs (8) and RBI (34) as a senior ... helped team to four-straight SICA South conference titles.
Personal: Son of Lloyd and Juanita Striggow ... nickname is "Striggs" ... an information studies major ... chose UWM because it's not too far from home and the successful baseball program ... career goals are to play Major League Baseball and, after that, help with his dad's farm ... most memorable sports experience was playing in the JUCO World Series and placing third ... lists hobbies as playing sports and riding dirt bikes and snowmobiles ... born Dec. 14, 1989.