John Lorenz 6
John Lorenz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Frankfort, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln-Way East

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 208

Position:
3B

B/T:
R-R


05/23/2012

MVP Sinnery Collects Multiple End-of-Season Team Awards

Sinnery Collects Multiple End-of-Season Baseball Team Awards

05/19/2012

Michigan's Senior Day, Season Finale Spoiled by Nebraska Rally

Baseball's Senior Day, Season Finale Spoiled by Nebraska Rally

05/19/2012

Postgame Notes: Nebraska 7, Michigan 3

Postgame Notes: Nebraska 7, Michigan 3

05/18/2012

Sinnery, Three-Run Seventh Back U-M to Win over Huskers

Sinnery, Three-Run Seventh Back Baseball to Win over Huskers

05/15/2012

Michigan Suffers Setback at WMU after Nine-Run First

Baseball Suffers Setback at WMU after Nine-Run First

05/08/2012

Baseball Falls to Coastal Carolina

Highlights from Tuesday's 6-1 loss to Coastal Carolina.

At Michigan ... Awards ... All-Big Ten Tournament team (2010) ... Is sixth in games played (215) and tied for fourth in at-bats (730) in the U-M career record book ...

Senior (2012) ... Co-Captain ... Appeared in all 56 games for the Wolverines with 55 starts ... Earned the Ted Sizemore Award as the team's best defensive player in 2012 ... Had 13 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI performances ... Had five RBI, including a three-run home run in the first inning of the West Virginia (Feb. 19) win ... Was 3-for-5 with a double and a home run in the win over IPFW (March 25) ... In his final game in a Michigan uniform, went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a triple against Nebraska (May 19) ... Was 3-for-4 with an RBI against Northwestern (April 21) ... Followed that with a pair of hits and an RBI in the second game of the doubleheader against the Wildcats ... Was 2-for-4 with a walk and a pair of RBI at Iowa (May 4) ... Doubled and had two hits at Coastal Carolina (March 17) ... Had two hits, including a double, in the win over Chicago State (March 3) ... Opened the season with a pair of hits, including a double, against Pittsburgh (Feb. 17) ...

Junior (2011)... Played in all 54 games for Michigan with 51 starts ... Had 11 doubles and 24 RBI on the season ... Had 10 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI performances ... Had two walk-off base hits as his 12th inning single defeated Alma (March 18) and his 11th inning base hit won the game against Penn State (May 20) ... Had three hits in the Alma game ... Was named to the All-Tournament team of the Oestrike Classic ... Was 3-for-4 with two doubles in the win over Notre Dame (May 3) ... Had two hits, a double and two RBI at Northwestern (May 14) ... Hit a pair of doubles against Indiana (April 1) ... Drove in three runs and had two hits in the Winthrop game (March 11) ... Led the team with four sacrifice flies.

Sophomore (2010)... All-Big Ten Tournament team ... Appeared in all 57 games, starting 55 times at third base ... Had seven multi-RBI games ... Had 21 multi-hit games ... Ranked tied for first in the Big Ten in conference play in doubles (12) .... Hit first home run of the season against USF (Feb. 28) ... Collected second game-winning RBI as a Wolverine vs. Ball State (March 12) ... Drew a career high four walks at Notre Dame (April 21) ... Drove in the winning run vs. Iowa at the Big Ten Tournament (May 27) ... Went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer and three runs batted in vs. Iowa at the Big ten Tournament (May 29) to end the season on a career-best 14-game hitting streak.

Freshman (2009) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Played in 48 games, making 39 starts at third base... First career hit was a double against Jacksonville #1 (Feb 28)... Finished the game 2-for-3 with two 2B, a RBI and four runs scored... Had two hits in each game of the double header against Siena (Mar 7)... Went 3-for-4 with a HR and two runs scored against IPFW (Mar 22) ... Drove in three runs in a 2-for-4 performance against Michigan State (April 19) ... Finished the season by going 3-for-4 with a HR at Northwestern #2 (May 16).

Prep ... Attended Lincoln-Way East High School (2008) ... Was named team captain in both baseball and basketball as a senior ... Named #8 player in Illinois as a senior by Prep Baseball Report (Oct. 2007) ... Named Under Armor Pre-Season All-American ... suffered broken hand during senior season and did not play ... Was named Team MVP, All-Conference and All-Area in baseball as a junior ... Added All-State honors in baseball following junior season ... Led team to IHSA conference and regional championships and was named teams Most Valuable Player following junior campaign ... Set school record in home runs (9) and RBI (45) while hitting .422 and slugging .845 during junior season ... Earned All-Southwest Suburban Conference honors and was named to Illinois High School Coaches Association, Southtown Newspaper, Star Newspaper and Joliet Herald News All-Area teams as a junior ... Named Joliet Herald News co-Player of the Year following junior season ... Led team to USSSA Illinois State championship as a sophomore with the Upper Deck Cougars ... Hit .429 as a sophomore, including .750 in the IHSA regional ans sectional playoffs ... Led team to IHSA regional and sectional runner-up finishes ... Called up to varsity team as a freshman for playoff run ... Also a standout basketball player as a prep earning three varsity letters ... Named a Top-5 player in state of Illinois by Chicago Tribune as a junior ... Earned All-Area, All-Conference and Team Most Valuable Player following junior season ... Ranked #40 in 2008 class by City Suburban Hoops Report.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... General studies major ... born 7/26/89 ... was a two-year honor roll member ... son of Joe and Erin Lorenz ... father played collegiate baseball at Lewis University ... mother played collegiate volleyball at Lewis University ... sister, Elyse, played collegiate volleyball at Merrimack College.

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