Athletes from Eight Spring Sports Honored for Excellence in the Classroom
Junior Drills Second Consecutive Game-Winning Hit to Complete Comeback Victory
Junior Homers Twice, Drills Game-Winning RBI Single in 10th
Johnson Matches Career-High 10 Strikeouts as Illini Score Second-Most Runs This Season
23 Illini Join Collegiate Summer Baseball Leagues
2013 Illinois Baseball Cards
2014 - Junior: Opening Day starter in left field and appeared in 10 games, scoring three runs ... Played in two Big Ten Tournament games, pinch-running against Michigan State (5/21) and pinch-hitting against the Spartans (5/23) ... Came in as a pinch-runner and scored vs. Southern Illinois (4/30) ... Entered as a pinch-runner and scored at Northwestern (4/4) ... Served as a pinch-runner three times during the SIU series, scoring a run in the first game (3/14) ... Pinch-hit vs. FGCU (3/1) ... Academic All-Big Ten. | Game-by-Game Stats
2013 - Sophomore: Played in eight games, hitting .500 (3-for-6) with three runs and an RBI ... Notched first hit and stolen base of season and scored second run vs. Eastern Illinois (4/9) ... Had a pinch-hit single and scored a run vs. Northwestern (4/27) ... Had a pinch-hit single at Ohio State (4/19) ... Tallied first RBI of the season in game one of the doubleheader vs. Oakland (3/30) ... Scored a run in the season-opening victory at Tennessee Tech (2/15) after pinch-hitting and reaching base on a walk ... Pinch-ran in game one of the doubleheader vs. Nebraska (3/23) ... Played for the McLean County Stars of the Eastern Illinois League during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats
2012 - Freshman: Played in two games, going 2-for-3 (.667) with a double, an RBI and two runs ... Went 1-for-2 with a double and a run in his career debut vs. Mississippi Valley State on 3/30 ... Pinch-hit against Michigan State on 5/4, going 1-for-1 with an RBI and a run ... Played for the Springfield Sliders of the Prospect League along with Illini teammates Michael Hurwitz, David Kerian and Rob McDonnell during the summer.
Hit .421 with three home runs and 16 stolen bases in 2011 ... Batted .427 in 2009 with 26 stolen bases and 44 runs scored ... Earned All-Corn Belt Conference honors in 2011 ... Earned Peoria Journal Star All-Area honors all four years of high school ... Selected as a Peoria Area McDonald's All-Star three times ... Led Olympia to consecutive Class 2A state championships in 2008 and 2009 ... Helped Olympia to 100 wins during his high school career ... Earned four varsity letters in baseball and two in football.
Born June 25, 1992 ... Parents are Jeff and Kathleen Hainline ... Majoring in animal science with a pre-veterinary medicine concentration ... Has an older sister, Stephanie, and an older brother, Jack, who both attended Illinois ... Plans to attend veterinary school after graduation ... Hobbies include dirt biking, water skiing/boating, and the outdoors ... Favorite athlete is motocross rider Ricky Carmichael ... Lists his brother as the person who has most influenced his athletic career.
Updated June 2014