Donnie Eaton 14
Donnie Eaton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Father Gabriel Richard

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
RHP/OF

B/T:
R-R


Junior (2014) ... Made 13 appearances on the mound for the Maize and Blue ... Had a 0.77 earned-run average and 26 strikeouts in 23.1 innings pitched ... Opponents hit .107 against him ... Allowed just two earned runs on the year ... Struck out seven and allowed just one hit in 4.2 innings in the Eastern Michigan game ... Did not allow a hit and struck out five in three innings at Indiana (March 22) ... Struck out six batters in 2.2 innings against Princeton (March 7) ... Pitched a 1-2-3 inning in his season debut against UCLA (March 2) ... Had three strikeouts in two innings pitched in a win over Oakland (May 7) ... Went 3.1 innings against Notre Dame (April 9), allowing one hit and no earned runs.

Sophomore (2013) ... Had a 2.16 ERA in six appearances on the mound for the Wolverines ... Struck out five and gave up four hits and two runs in 8.1 innings of work ... Opponents hit .148 off of him ... Also pinch ran in 15 games, scoring four runs in games against Minnesota (March 30), Purdue (May 10), Seton Hall (May 14) and Nebraska (May 18) ... Struck out a pair in two innings of work against Eastern Michigan (April 17) ... Did not allow a run in three innings of relief at Indiana (April 27), striking out a pair and allowing just two hits ... Pitched a perfect inning of relief against Toledo (May 8) ... Struck out a batter in an inning of work at Eastern Michigan (April 23).

Freshman (2012) ... Played in two games in 2012 for the Maize and Blue ... Picked up his first hit as a Wolverine in the Eastern Michigan game (April 18) ... Made his first appearance as a collegian at Penn State (April 15), coming in as a late-inning replacement in the outfield.

Prep ... Father Gabriel Richard (2011) ... First Team All-State (2011) ... Ann Arbor.com Dream Team (2011) ... All-District (2011) ... All-Region (2011) ... Hit .461 with eight home runs, five triples and 60 runs-batted-in his senior year ... Also was 7-1 with 74 strikeouts in 40.2 innings pitched in 2011 ... Helped Father Gabriel Richard to a state final appearance in 2010 ... All-Area (2010) ... All-Detroit Catholic League (2009, '10) ... Hit .505 with 12 doubles, five triples, six home runs and 49 RBI his junior year ... Went 8-0 with a 2.79 ERA his junior season ... Helped Father Gabriel Richard to a regional championship in 2009 ... Also played football and basketball at Father Gabriel Richard ... Was the Ann Arbor.com Player of the Year as a senior, throwing for 1,629 yards and rushing for 800 yards with a combined 24 touchdowns, helping the team to a district championship ... Was an all-league selection in basketball as a junior ... Was an Honor Roll selection and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal ... Given Name: Donald Canham Eaton ... Born Nov. 10, 1992 ... Son of Donald and Clare Eaton ... Father, Donald, played football at Michigan from 1969-73 ... Mother, Clare, was a cheerleader at Michigan from 1971-74 ... Grandfather Don Canham was the athletic director at Michigan from 1968-88 ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... General studies major.

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