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    Pat McMahon
    Pat McMahon

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mundelein, Ill.

    High School:
    Carmel

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 190

    Position:
    Catcher

    Birthdate:
    11/07/1982

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R



    2006: First-team All-Big Ten first baseman ... Ended 2006 with second-highest team batting average at .333 ... Enjoyed Two 10-game hit streaks during season ... Started all 59 games, 19 at the catcher's position (all nonconference) ... Had a two-year team-best 155 hits last two seasons, including NU's single-season hit record (82) in 2005 ... Had highest batting average by Big Ten first baseman in league games only (.381) ... Hit for the cycle in game one against Illinois (4/14), going 5-for-6 with six RBI, five runs scored and two home runs ... Totaled 10 hits, scored seven runs, tallied eight RBI with six extra-base hits against Illini ... Has 16 multiple-hit games this season ... Reached base with a hit in 28 of 32 Big Ten games ... Knocked in multiple runs in 10 games.

    2005: After sitting out 2004 because of Tommy John surgery, McMahon was named first-team All-Big Ten as a designated hitter ... Also received NU's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award... Set the Northwestern single-season hit record on the final day of the season with a 2-for-4 performance against Michigan State... Those two hits gave him 82 for the season in 205 at-bats, and moved him ahead of Tom Hildebrand (81, 1985) and Jeremy Kurella (81, 2000) ... One of only two players in the entire Big Ten Conference to hit .400 or above ... Finished second to Purdue's Mitch Hilligoss (.404) ... Became the first Wildcat to hit .400 or better since Mark Loretta hit .408 in 1993 ... Earned Big Ten Player of the Week for his performance on Feb. 20 against Kansas State ... Started 52 games ... Had career highs with five hits against UW-Milwaukee (4/26) and two home runs against Cal State Northridge (3/5) ... Hit safely in 45 games and totaled 25 multi-hit games ... Tallied three or more hits in seven contests ... In Big Ten statistics, finished in the top five for total bases (118), slugging percentage (.576), hits (82) and on-base percentage (.452) ... Finished the year with six home runs ... Knocked a team-high and finished second in the Big Ten with 18 doubles ... Enjoyed hitting streaks of 17 and 15 games during season ... Set career highs in every major offensive category ... Scored six runs vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/26) and was walked four times ... Recorded three RBI on three separate occasions ... Tallied 33 RBI, fourth highest total on team ... Finished third in the conference with a .392 batting average in Big Ten play, starting all 32 games ... Recorded a Big Ten-best 51 hits and 75 total bases ... Only Wildcat to tally double-digit doubles (12), which also led the Big Ten in conference games only.

    2004: Did not compete, recovering from Tommy John surgery.

    2003: Appeared in 25 games as a catcher and first baseman ... Started nine times, including four Big Ten contests ... Collected 10 hits and scored seven runs in 42 at-bats ... Doubled in NU's only run in a 4-1 setback against Ohio State March 28 ... Stroked a season-high three hits and scored three runs against UW-Milwaukee April 29.

    2002: Saw action in 18 games, starting six times, as both a catcher and designated hitter ... Hit .375 (6-for-16) in those six starts ... Hit a single in first collegiate at-bat against New Mexico (4/22) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored vs. Chicago State (4/16) ... Went 2-for-5 (.400) as a pinch-hitter ... Hit safely in five of the last six games of the season for a .462 average (6-for-13), scoring six runs.

    High School: Honorable mention selection by the Chicago Tribune senior year ... 2001 Waukegan News Sun first-team selection ... 2001 Lakeland Press first-team recipient ... Named to the Pioneer Press All-Lake Shore team ... Two-time All-Conference selection ... Named team MVP in 2000 ... Competed in Junior Showcase All-Star game at Comiskey Park ... High school team went 113-36 in four years ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball, one each in football and basketball.

    Personal: Born Patrick Francis McMahon on Nov. 7, 1982 ... Son of Jerry and Denise McMahon ... Played high school baseball with classmate Jon Mikrut ... Economics and history double major.

    McMahon's Hitting Stats

    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%
    2002	.321	18	6	28	7	9	2	0	1	3	3	.500	6	0	5	0	.441	0	1	0	0	38	2	1	.976
    2003	.238	25	9	42	7	10	2	0	0	3	12	.286	3	1	9	1	.298	1	1	1	1	64	7	1	.986
    2005	.400	52	52	205	44	82	18	0	6	33	118	.576	16	5	24	6	.452	2	1	0	0	200	29	4	.983
    2006	.333	59	59	219	31	73	14	1	5	41	104	.475	20	6	37	4	.401	2	2	3	3	379	43	5	.988
    TOTAL	.352	154	126	494	89	174	36	1	12	80	237	.502	45	12	75	11	.414	5	5	4	4	681	81	11	.986