2004 Redshirt Junior: Made 10 appearances on the year, including first career start against Mississippi State Enjoyed scoreless relief appearances against Mississippi State, Winthrop, Ohio State, Michigan, Illinois College, Indiana and MacMurray.
2003 Redshirt Sophomore: Led the Illini with a 1.59 ERA with one win against zero losses First career win came against MacMurray Worked two scoreless innings of relief against MacMurray for the win, striking out one without allowing a hit or a walk Appeared in eight games, throwing 11 1/3 innings giving up six hits and two runs while striking out two Posted an opponent's batting average against of only .136.
2002 Redshirt Freshman: Did not compete.
2001 Freshman: Redshirt season.
Earned two varsity letters at Thornwood in both baseball and soccer Named All-Conference as a pitcher and goalie as a senior Played in the SICA East All-Star games in both baseball and soccer.
Born Jan. 27, 1982 Parents are Dan and Pam Paarlberg Major is pre-dental Lists biggest thrill in sports as every time he pitches Favorite athlete is Curt Schilling A member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society in high school and earned four academic letters at Thornwood Plans to attend dental school after graduation Would like to thank his parents and family for their constant support, especially his little brother Matthew for being the best batboy ever.