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    Charlie Naso
    28 Charlie Naso
    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Orland Park, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Laurence

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 255

    Position:
    RHP

    B/T:
    R/R

    04/19/2014

    Illini Battle Back Again at Penn State, 8-3

    Top of the Order Tallies Three Two-Out, Two-Run Singles

    04/04/2014

    Illinois Pummels Northwestern in Evanston, 13-0

    Johnson Matches Career-High 10 Strikeouts as Illini Score Second-Most Runs This Season

    03/26/2014

    Illini Down ISU 6-1 for Fourth Straight Win

    Goldstein Goes 4-for-4 with 3 RBI; Nielsen Earns First Career Victory

    03/01/2014

    Bats Come Alive as Illini Rout FGCU, 9-1

    Illinois Racks Up 11 Hits; Kravetz Gets First Win with Seven Solid Innings

    06/13/2013

    Illini Players Begin Summer League Action

    23 Illini Join Collegiate Summer Baseball Leagues

    05/13/2013

    2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

    2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

    04/03/2013

    Illinois vs. Oakland

    Photos from Illinois vs. Oakland baseball doubleheader

    03/27/2013

    Keith LeClair Classic

    Photos from the Keith LeClair Classic in Greenville, North Carolina

    AT ILLINOIS
    2014 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Stats

    2013 - Redshirt-Freshman: Appeared in five games and pitched seven innings out of the bullpen with a 3.86 ERA ... Turned in two scoreless innings at Michigan State (5/3) ... Pitched a perfect ninth inning to close out the 9-2 victory at Ohio State (4/19) ... Posted two innings vs. Oakland (3/30) with one earned run ... Tossed 1.1 scoreless innings in the 12-3 victory over Houston Baptist (3/2) ... Made first appearance of the season at East Carolina (2/21), allowing two runs ... Helped the Madison Mallards win the Northwoods League World Series title during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats

    2012 - Freshman: Redshirted the 2012 season ... Played for the Southland Vikings of the Midwest Collegiate League during the summer.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Ranked the No. 21 overall prospect in the class of 2011 in Illinois by Perfect Game USA ... Named a 2010 All-Chicago Catholic League selection and a 2010 Regional News All-Area honorable mention ... Was a 2010 Under Armour Preseason All-American ... Named the top prospect at the 2010 Perfect Game USA Illinois indoor showcase ... Primarily played catcher until the summer of 2010, when he began converting to a starting pitcher ... Went 5-1 with a 0.90 ERA with 45 strikeouts and five walks in 31 innings, allowing only eight hits during the summer of 2010 ... Led St. Laurence to an appearance in the finals of the summer state tournament ... Hit .367 with four home runs and 27 RBIs in 2009 ... Played for the Illinois Sparks during the summer and with Cangelosi Baseball in the fall.

    PERSONAL
    Born January 30, 1993 ... Parents are Chuck and Therese Naso ... Majoring in broadcast journalism ... Has two sisters, Lindsay and Kelsey ... Was a member of National Honor Society in high school ... Mark Buerhle is his favorite athlete because of his competitive drive ... Lists his Illini heroes as Dick Butkus because of his fierce, competitive style and former Illini pitcher Donn Pall because of his success on and off the field.

    Updated December 2013

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