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)
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U-M wrapped up its season and a Big Ten Tournament berth with a 19-9 win at Nebraska.
U-M came from behind to double up Michigan State, 6-3.
Highlights from Tuesday's 6-1 loss to Coastal Carolina.
At Michigan ... Awards ... All-Big Ten Second Team (2011, '12) ... Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America (2010) ... Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA Freshman All-America second team (2010) ... Ping! Baseball Freshman All-America second team (2010) ... All-Big Ten Freshman Team, Outfielder (2010) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2010, 2013) ... Big Ten co-Player of the Week (4/19/10) ... Notable ... Broke Bruce Fox's (19, 1955) U-M rookie record for steals in a season (29, 2010) ... Is first on U-M's career stolen base list (103) ... Ranks tied for third on U-M's single-season stolen base list (32, 2012) ... Broke Ken Hayward's (61, 1982) U-M rookie record for runs in a season (69) ... Is second on U-M's career runs list (189)... Is sixth on U-M's career hits list (252) ... Holds the Michigan record for career at-bats (833) ...
Senior (2013) ...Captain ... Member of U-M baseball's Leadership Council ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Big Ten Preseason Player to Watch ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Drafted by the New York Mets in the ninth round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Played in 50 games for the Maize and Blue with 43 starts ... Missed time with a thumb injury in March ... Hit .309 with nine doubles, a home run, 16 RBI, 40 runs scored and 15 stolen bases ... Had a .399 on-base percentage and a .382 slugging percentage ... Had a 16-game hitting streak to start the year ... Reached base in 18 straight games and ended the year with a five-game reached base streak ... Had 16 multi-hit and four multi-RBI performances ... Set the Big Ten single-season stolen-base record with six in a game at Eastern Michigan (April 23) ... Was 3-for-5 with a home run, a double, two RBI and a run scored at Indiana (April 28) ... Had three hits, scored three runs and drove in three in a win at Nebraska (May 18) ... Was 3-for-4 with two runs scored vs. Saint Louis (March 2) ... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of stolen bases at Michigan State (April 5) ... Was 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of walks at California (Feb. 17) ... Had three hits and two runs scored against Holy Cross (March 7) ... Doubled twice and had an RBI at Notre Dame (April 16) ... Was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a walk against Fordham (Feb. 22) ... Went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored against Nebraska (May 16) ...
Junior (2012) ... Was named to the All-Big Ten Second Team as an outfielder ... Co-Captain ... Earned the Bill Freehan Award as the team's top hitter in 2012 ... Big Ten Preseason Player to Watch ... Led the Wolverines in stolen bases (32), hits (67), runs scored (44) and on-base percentage (.408) ... Led the Big Ten in both stolen bases and steal attempts (44) ... The 32 stolen bases ranks in a tie for third on U-M's single-season list ... Ranked 13th in the country in stolen bases and 16th in stolen bases per game (0.57/g) ... Led the team with 18 multi-hit games and also had four multi-RBI performances ... Had a nine-game hitting streak from March 17-30 ... Also had a 17-game reached base streak from March 17-April 8 ... Had five straight multi-hit games from March 24-30 ... Was one of two Wolverines (Coley Crank) to start all 56 games for Michigan ... Was 4-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored against IPFW (March 25) ... Had the game-tying RBI in the ninth inning against Iowa (May 5) ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three stolen bases in the win over the Hawkeyes ... Had back-to-back three-hit performances against Eastern Michigan (March 28) and Minnesota (March 30) ... Had two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI in a win over Oakland (March 27) ... Was 2-for-4 with his first home run of the season in a win over Michigan State (April 6) ... Also had a home run in a win over No. 15 Purdue (May 13) ... Had three stolen bases and two runs scored in a win over Iona (Feb. 25) ... Had a triple in Michigan's 14-3 win over West Virginia (Feb. 19) ... Was 2-for-5 with a double vs. Northwestern (April 21) ... Ended the season with a seven-game hitting streak (May 11-19) ...
Sophomore (2011)... Was named to the All-Big Ten Second Team as an outfielder ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award (2011) ... Played in all 54 games for the Wolverines with 53 starts ... Was second in the Big Ten with 27 stolen bases ... Led the league with stolen bases in Big Ten games only (17) ... Hit .286 with seven doubles, a triple and 21 RBI ... Led Michigan in runs scored (36) ... Had 18 multi-hit games ... Was 7-for-13 with two walks and five stolen bases in the Purdue series (April 8-10) ... Was 2-for-4 with three runs scored in the win over Illinois (April 17) ... Had seven outfield assists in center field ... Had five straight games with two hits apiece (May 7-13) ... Was second on the team with 27 hits in Big Ten play ... Had a .366 on-base percentage and a .327 slugging percentage ... Was 4-for-5 with a double against St. John's (Feb. 19) in the BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge ... Drove in the game-winning runs in the win at Eastern Michigan (March 20) ... Had three hits in the win over Winthrop (March 12) ... Had seven hits in four games of the Sam Houston State tournament (March 4-6) ... Stole three bases in the win at Iowa (April 24).
Freshman (2010)... Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America ... Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA Freshman All-America second team ... Ping! Baseball Freshman All-America second team ... All-Big Ten Freshman Team, Outfielder ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Started in all 57 games (6-LF, 51-CF) ... Led the Wolverines in runs (69), triples (6), walks (36), stolen bases (29) and sacrifice bunts (9) ... Scored as lead off man in U-M's first inning 21 times ... Did not commit an error in Big Ten play (70 chances) ... Had 21 multi-hit games, including 10 games with three or more ... Went 3-for-5 with a home run, two stolen bases and three RBI in collegiate debut against Jacksonville State (Feb 19) ... Tallied first career triple vs. Florida Gulf Coast (March 3) ... Went 4-for-4 for first four-hit game of career at North Carolina (March 6) ... Reached base in all six plate appearances after being hit by the pitch three times, walking once and pounding out two hits vs. Fordham #2 (March 20)... Went 4-for-4 with 2 runs scored against IPFW #1 (March 27) ... Broke rookie record for steals in a season with his 20th of the season vs. Toledo (April 13) ... Became first Wolverine since Gino Lollio in 2003 to lead off a game with a home run at Illinois (April 17) ... Went 3-for-3 with a double and a triple at Illinois (April 18) ... Matched a career high with four hits vs. Northwestern (May 15) ... Reached base five times, scored three times and had two walks vs. Iowa at Big Ten Tournament (May 27).
Prep ... Divine Child (2009) ... Earned eight varsity letters, four each in baseball and basketball (2006, '07, '08, '09) ... Coached by Tony DeMarre ... Dearborn Press & Guide All-City, first team (2006, '07, '08, '09) ... All-League, first team (2007, '08, '09) ... All-Catholic, first team (2007, '08, '09) ... All-State, first team (2008, '09) ... Detroit Free Press Dream Team (2008, '09) ... Michigan Gatorade Player of the Year (2009) ... Catholic League Male Athlete of the Year (2009) ... Won Division 2 State Championship (2008) ... Selected in the 35th round of MLB draft by Detroit Tigers (2009).
Personal ... Given Name: Patrick Joseph Biondi ... Born January 9, 1991 ... Son of Philip and Kimberly Biondi ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... English major.
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