Baseball's O'Neill Earns All-America Honors, Inks Deal with Yankees
O'Neill, Biondi Picked on Day Two of MLB Draft
Biondi Steals Big Ten-Record Six Bases in Baseball's Loss at EMU
Postgame Notes: U-M 5, Northwestern 0; Northwestern 3, U-M 2 (10 innings)
Baseball's Game 1 Shutout Headlines DH Split with Northwestern
U-M completes the sweep of Penn State.
Twelve strikeouts from Trent Szkutnik and five eighth-inning runs propelled U-M past Penn State, 5-1.
Highlights from Tuesday's 6-1 loss to Coastal Carolina.
At Michigan... Notable ... Is fourth on Michigan's career stolen base list (72) ...
Junior (2013)... ABCA All-America third team ... All-Big Ten first team ... Drafted in the third round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft by the New York Yankees ... Big Ten Player of the Week (March 4) ... Member of U-M baseball's Leadership Council ... Big Ten Preseason Player to Watch ... Played and started in all 56 games for the Wolverines ... Hit .356 with 17 doubles, a triple, five home runs, 37 RBI and 23 stolen bases ... Led Michigan in batting average, slugging percentage (.498), on-base percentage (.396), runs scored (46), hits (85), doubles, home runs and stolen bases ... Had 29 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI performances ... Tied for the Big Ten lead in stolen bases and was third in the conference in doubles ... Also ranked seventh in batting average, tied for fifth in hits, tied for fifth in runs scored and was sixth in total bases ... Hit .313 with four doubles and three home runs in Big Ten games only ... Had a hit in each of the first 16 games of the season ... Had four of his five home runs in the team's last six regular-season games ... Hit a grand slam against Nebraska (May 17) ... Was 2-for-5 with three runs scored, three RBI and a home run against Purdue (May 11) ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run against Seton Hall (May 14) ... Went 4-for-5 with three stolen bases and two runs scored against Mount St. Mary's (March 1) ... Was a perfect 3-for-3 with a pair of RBI against Penn State (April 14) ... Was 3-for-6 with a pair of runs scored at Nebraska (May 18) ... Had two hits in a Big Ten Tournament game against Illinois (May 23) ... Collected three hits, two of them doubles, at California (Feb. 16) ... Had a home run and drove in three in a win over Fordham (Feb. 22) ... Was 3-for-4 with a walk in a win over Holy Cross (March 7) ... Went 3-for-6 with two RBI and a stolen base against Minnesota (March 30) ... Had two or more stolen bases in a game six times ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored against Western Michigan (March 27) ...
Sophomore (2012)... Big Ten Player of the Week (March 5) ... Big Ten Co-Player of the Week (Feb. 27) ... Big Ten Preseason Player to Watch ... Led Michigan in batting average (.327), slugging percentage (.525) and doubles (12) ... Was fifth in the Big Ten in stolen bases (19) and sixth in slugging percentage ... Missed 15 games in the month of April due to injury ... Had a 10-game hitting streak from Feb. 19-March 4 ... Had six home runs in Michigan's first 15 games ... Was third on the team with 16 multi-hit games and second on the team with eight multi-RBI performances ... Had a .381 on-base percentage ... Hit .341 with runners on base ... In the Iowa series (May 4-5), went 7-for-15 with three runs scored and three RBI ... Was 3-for-5 with four runs scored, a home run and an RBI against West Virginia (Feb. 19) ... Went 3-for-5 with four RBI, four runs scored and a home run vs. Chicago State (March 3) ... Had three RBI and a two-run home run in the eighth that tied the game at four against Ohio State (March 2) ... Had three hits and a pair of RBI against IPFW (March 23) ... Had two stolen bases in wins over West Virginia (Feb. 19) and Iona (Feb. 26) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a double and a triple in the win over Connecticut (March 18) ... Had a pair of doubles in back-to-back games against Iona (Feb. 24-25) ... Was 2-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in the Nebraska game (May 17) ... Combined to go 5-for-8 with two runs and an RBI in the two games against Xavier (March 3-4) ... Homered in the LSU game (March 10) ... Had a first-inning home run against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 29) ... Drove in three runs and had a two-run home run in the Pittsburgh game (Feb. 17) ...
Freshman (2011)... Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball ... Was named to the All-Big Ten Second Team as an outfielder ... Was a unanimous selection to the Big Ten's All-Freshman Team ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2010) ... Led the Big Ten with 30 stolen bases and broke Patrick Biondi's freshman stolen-base record, set in 2010 ... Also was second in Big Ten play with 11 stolen bases in conference games ... Was the only Wolverine to play and start in all 54 games ... Led Michigan in batting average (.307), hits (67), triples (2) and stolen bases ... Had hits in 44 of Michigan's 54 games ... Started the 2011 season with a 17-game hitting streak ... Was second on the team with 16 multi-hit games ... Also was second on the team with 29 RBI ... Had 10 outfield assists, which was tied for sixth in the nation ... Had the game-winning home run in Michigan's 2-1 win over Iowa (April 23) ... Had four-hit games against Minnesota (May 7) and Penn State (May 20) ... Had a .356 on-base and a .390 slugging percentage ... Went 2-for-4 with three RBI, including the game-winning double, in a win over Illinois (April 17) ... Hit .314 with runners in scoring position ... Committed just two errors on the season ... Was named an honorable mention on the BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge All-Tournament team ... Went 4-for-6 with a triple against Alma (March 18) in the Oestrike Classic ... Had three hits and two RBI against Massachusetts (March 5).
Prep... Olentangy Liberty (2010) ... Lettered in baseball for three seasons (2008, '09, '10) ... Also lettered in basketball (2009) ... First Team All-Ohio (2010) ... Rawlings/Perfect Game All-America Second Team (2010) ... ABCA All-America Second Team (2010) ... ABCA All-Region First Team (2010) ... District Player of the Year (2010) ... Columbus DispatchCo-Player of the Year (2010) ... Ohio Capital Conference Player of the Year (2010) ... First Team All-Ohio Capital Conference (2009, '10) ... First Team All-District (2009, '10) ... All-Ohio honorable mention (2009) ...
Personal... Given Name: Michael Aaron O'Neill ... Born June 12, 1992 ... Son of Mike and Sandy O'Neill ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... General studies major ... Uncle Paul had a 17-year Major League career with the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Yankees and is now a broadcaster for the YES Network.
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