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    Mike Phelps
    Mike Phelps

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lockport, Ill.

    High School:
    Lockport Township

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 180

    Position:
    Infield

    Birthdate:
    10/26/1982

    Bats/Throws:
    L/R



    2005: Academic All-Big Ten ... Started in 39 of 48 games played ... Set new career highs in hits (44), at bats (140), RBI (24), and doubles (7) ...Ended the year with a .314 batting average that included two triples ... Went 4-4 against Illinois-Chicago (5/10) with two RBI ... Totaled 13 multi-hit games ... Made just six errors starting 38 games at third base ... Went 5-for-7 in first two games vs. Michigan State with four RBI and four runs scored ... Knocked in a career high four runs in midweek contest vs. Illinois State ... Ended 2005 with third highest batting average.

    2004: Played in 34 games, hitting .333 in Big Ten action (17 games) and .255 overall ... Only non-starter to hit a home run, smacking two during the season ... Set career highs in games played (34), at-bats (55), runs (13), hits (14) and RBI (9) ... Hit first career home run in pinch-hat at-bat with an opposite field home run vs. Nebraska (2/20) at Ultimate Dugout Baseball Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M. ... Went 2-for-2 with a runs scored and an RBI in game two vs. Dartmouth (3/26) ... In game three 8-2 win at Iowa, knocked in two runs, scored one, going 2-for-2 at the plate ... Recorded first three-hit and four-RBI game in series finale vs. Illinois (5/9) ... In that game, went 3-for-4 with four RBI, including a home run ... Had two hits in game one 3-0 win at Michigan State (5/21).

    2003: Appeared in 16 games, making four starts ... Totaled five RBI in 26 at-bats ... Scored eight runs ... Had one sacrifice fly.

    2002: Played in 21 games, used primarily as a defensive replacement ... Started three contests, going 4-for-14 on the season, a .286 average ... Singled in first collegiate at-bat to center field against New Mexico (2/22) ... Went 3-for-4 in first two collegiate games ... Recorded eight assists and four putouts in limited action from third base position ... Went 1-for-1 against Illinois-Chicago (5/14).

    High School: Two-time SICA West All-Conference selection ... Named Illinois Coaches Association All-Star third baseman ... SICA Scholar Athlete award winner ... Competed in SICA Conference All-Star game ... Played in Illinois Coaches Association All-Star game ... Team was regional and conference champions in 2000 ... Team also won conference championship in 2001.

    Personal: Born Michael Brian Phelps on Oct. 26, 1982 ... Son of Brian and Karen Phelps ... Economics major.

    Phelp's Career Stats

    Yr. Avg. G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
    2002 .286 21 14 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
    2003 .192 16 26 8 5 0 0 0 5 0
    2004 .255 34 55 13 14 0 1 2 9 0
    2005 .314 48 140 25 44 7 2 0 24 2
    Totals .285 119 235 47 67 7 3 2 38 2