Billy Barrett
Billy Barrett


Homer Glen, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220





Illinois vs. Bradley (4/10/07)

Photos from Illinois' game against Bradley on April 10, 2007.

2011 - Redshirt-Senior: Made 11 appearances on the season, including one start ... Went 0-1 with a 10.32 ERA in 11 1/3 innings ... Pitched a scoreless inning of relief in his season debut against Columbia on March 6 ... Tossed a scoreless inning of relief against Northern Illinois on March 17 ... Had another scoreless inning of relief against Saint Louis on March 19 ... Limited Iowa to one run in 2 1/3 innings of relief on April 9 ... Made his only start of the season against Southern Illinois on May 3 ... Tossed a scoreless 1 1/3 innings of relief against Ohio State on May 7 ... Pitched a scoreless 2/3 of an inning against No. 11 Cal State Fullerton on June 3 ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2010 - Redshirt-Junior: Made 10 appearances on the season, including one start after recovering from Tommy John surgery ... Posted a perfect 0.00 ERA in five appearances (6 IP) at home ... Notched six scoreless outings ... Made his season debut against Missouri in Busch Stadium on April 7 ... Earned the win against Southern Illinois on April 14 with two shutout innings of relief ... Tossed a scoreless inning of relief against Illinois State on April 20 ... Recorded a scoreless inning of work against Bradley on April 27 ... Posted a scoreless inning against Butler on May 5 ... Started and tossed three shutout innings to get the win against Western Michigan on May 18 ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Pitched for the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League during the summer, going 4-3 with a 2.78 ERA in 45 1/3 innings.

2009 - Junior: Made three appearances on the season before suffering a season-ending arm injury ... Posted an 0-1 record and a 23.14 ERA over 2 1/3 innings ... Applied for medical hardship waiver following the season.

2008 - Sophomore: Made 14 appearances on the season and four starts ... Posted a 3-0 record and an 8.75 ERA ... Earned a win against Southern Illinois on April 1, allowing just two runs on seven hits in six innings ... Started and tossed two shutout innings against Illinois College to combine on a 17-0 shutout ... Earned a win over Illinois State by giving up two runs on three hits in five innings ... Defeated Penn State on April 27 for his first career Big Ten win ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Named a George Huff Award winner ... Played for the Glens Falls Golden Eagles of the New York Collegiate Baseball League during the summer.

2007 - Freshman: Made 12 appearances on the season with five starts ... Earned his first collegiate win against Stephen F. Austin with two innings of relief ... Recorded his first career save against Dartmouth on March 22 with three perfect innings, including three strikeouts ... Made his first collegiate start against Western Michigan on April 3 ... Made his first Big Ten start on April 15 at Northwestern, putting together six solid innings, a career-long outing.

Earned All-State honors by the IHSA and second-team honors by Prep Baseball Report in 2006, along with All-SICA West Conference and All-Area accolades by The Star and The Herald newspapers ... Named Player of Year by The Star in 2006 ... Posted a 1.06 ERA with 92 strikeouts in 66 innings during his senior season ... Member of the 2005 Illinois AA State Championship Team ... Member of Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... Also participated in soccer, football and basketball.

Born Nov. 3, 1987 ... Parents are William and Linda Barrett ... Majoring in agribusiness, markets and management ... Lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete ... Credits his high school baseball coach, Jim Hall, as the biggest influence on his athletic career because "he made me realize my passion for the game."