2004 Redshirt Sophomore: Made nine appearances, including starts against Illinois College and Blackburn Season-long outing came against Blackburn - lasted 4 2/3 innings while allowing four runs (none earned) on four hits Struck out four in three innings of work at Eastern Illinois Got a win against Illinois College after starting and allowing only one run in three innings.
2003 Redshirt Freshman: Career debut came April 9 against MacMurray College Threw one inning and struck out a batter against the Highlanders Pitched for the Bluff City Bombers of the CICL for the second straight summer, earning a spot on the League's All-Star team.
2002 Freshman: Redshirt season Played for the CICL's Bluff City Bombers over the summer and earned a spot on the CICL All-Star team.
Earned four varsity letters at Belleville East: three in baseball and one in basketball Hit .407 as a senior while posting a 4-0 record and 0.95 ERA Earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a junior and senior As a junior, threw 15 innings and struck out 21 while posting a 4.00 ERA Hit .310 with two home runs and seven RBI as a junior outfielder.
Born Jan. 28, 1983 Parents are Emanuel Sr. and Dorothy Bishop Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hobbies include watching movies and playing video games Lists biggest thrill in sports as playing well in big games and favorite athlete is Ty Cobb because of his competitiveness and will to win Belleville East is also the alma mater of Illini junior first baseman Andy Schutzenhofer Member of the National Honor Society Hopes to become a U.S. Marshal after graduation Credits his parents as the biggest influences on his athletic career because "they expect nothing but the best from me at all times."