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    Jason Krynski
    Jason Krynski

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Niles, Ill.

    High School:
    Niles West

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 215

    Position:
    1B

    Birthdate:
    12/05/1981

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R



    2004: Academic All-Big Ten ... Only player to start all 55 games ... Led team with 15 doubles, 214 at-bats and five sacrifice flies ... His 214 at-bats is the fourth highest single-season at-bat total in school history ... Tied Dan Pohlman for team lead in home runs (8) ... Hit five round-trippers during Big Ten season ... Recorded 36 RBI, the third-highest total on team ... Hit .583 (7-for-12) in three-games at Ultimate Dugout Baseball Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M. ... In those games, scored three runs and drove in three RBI ... Enjoyed 11-game hit streak on trips to Dothan, Ala., (Wiregrass Classic) and Bradenton, Fla. (Spring Break) ... While in Bradenton (seven games), hit .400 (14-for-35) scoring eight runs and driving in 10 ... Recorded 17 multi-hit and eight multiple RBI games during season ... Went 4-for-9 in final three games of season, driving in three and scoring four.

    2003: Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in 23 games, mostly at first base ... Closed the regular season with a solid weekend at Indiana, hitting safely in all three games and posting a .571 average (4-for-7) ... Knocked in a pair of runs in a 5-3 win over the Hoosiers (5/18) ... 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts ... Earned eight starts, including four in Big Ten play.

    2002: Tied for the team lead with six home runs ... Did not hit a dinger until the 29th game of the season ... Went 2-for-5, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, two runs scored in 8-7 win at Chicago State (4/16) ... Three days later, went 2-for-2 with 2 HR, 5 RBI, two runs scored in 14-12, Game 1 win over Penn State (4/19) ... Had three RBI in Game 1 vs. Iowa (5/3) on only one hit, a double ... 16 of his 21 RBI came in Big Ten games.

    2001: One of only two players to reach .300 on the year ... Ended season with a .300 average ... Hit .321 in conference games, going 18-for-56, including a team-high four home runs ... Tied for team lead with 18 conference RBI ... Started 32 of 36 games in which he competed ... Made five appearances on the mound, starting against Valparaiso on (4/10) ... Threw 10.2 innings and struck out seven ... Went 2-for-2 with a three-run homer and five RBI against Michigan State (4/21).

    High School: Three-year letterwinner ... As a senior, set school single-season records for batting average (.541), hits (60), home runs (11) and RBI (50) ... On the mound, went 7-1 with a 1.63 ERA ... Chicago Tribune first-team all-state ... Chicago Sun-Times first-team all-area ... Pioneer Press first-team all-area ... USA Today All-America Honorable Mention ... Played in Illinois Coaches Association East/West All-State Game ... Participated in IHSA's 2000 Hitting Derby ... Also lettered two times apiece in basketball and golf.

    Personal: Born Jason Edward Krynski on Dec. 5, 1981 ... Son of Edward and Nadia Krynski ... Economics major.

    Krynski's Hitting Stats

    Yr. Avg. G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
    2001 .300 36 80 17 24 3 1 4 20 2
    2002 .250 41 104 15 26 6 0 6 23 0
    2003 .256 23 39 5 10 2 0 0 4 2
    2004 .285 55 214 38 61 15 2 8 36 1
    Totals .277 155 437 75 121 26 3 18 83 5

    Krynski's Pitching Stats

    Yr. W-L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER BB K
    2001 0-0 7.59 5 1 0 10.2 17 15 9 3 7
    2002 0-0 54.00 1 0 0 0.1 0 2 2 2 1
    2003 Did not pitch
    2004 Did not pitch
    Totals 0-1 9.00 6 1 0 11.0 17 17 11 5 8