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Pat  McInerney
Pat McInerney
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Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Glen Ellyn, Ill.

High School:
Benet Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 240

Position:
OF/1B

Bats/Throws:
R/R

05/19/2015

Kerian, Jay, Hartleb Sweep Top Three Big Ten Awards

Illini Equal School Record for First-Team All-Big Ten Picks (6), Overall Selections (11)

05/16/2015

2015 Illinois Baseball Senior Reflections

11 Illini Seniors Reflect on Their Time in Orange and Blue

05/07/2015

Games 48-50: #3 @IlliniBaseball vs. Rutgers

Illini Set to Host Rutgers at Illinois Field This Weekend (May 9-10)

04/30/2015

Games 45-47: #6 @IlliniBaseball at #23 Ohio State

Big Ten Series Showdown Set for Columbus This Weekend

02/08/2015

2015 @IlliniBaseball Season Preview: Outfielders

Veteran Illini to Patrol Outfield, Depth Provided by Sophomores

05/10/2015

Illinois vs. Rutgers - Honor and Serve Day (May 10, 2015)

Photos from the 28-13 Illini win over Rutgers

AT ILLINOIS

2015 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Stats

2014 - Freshman: Played in 21 games and started 15 times as an outfielder and designated hitter ... Hit .203 with eight runs, two doubles, a home run and five RBI ... Had a hit in his first three collegiate games ... Made collegiate debut at Georgia State (2/14), going 1-for-4 ... Went 3-for-6 with two runs and an RBI at Georgia State (2/15) ... Hit first career home run at Georgia State (2/16), becoming first Illini true freshman to homer since Brandon Hohl in 2010 ... Had a single and a run against Southern Illinois (4/30) ... Collected two RBI at Northwestern (4/4) ... Scored two runs vs. Purdue (3/30) ... Scored a run with an evasion slide at Coastal Carolina (2/22) ... Played for the Lake Erie Monarchs of the Great Lakes League along with Illini teammate Dan Rowbottom during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats

HIGH SCHOOL

Earned IHSA Class 3A all-state honors as a senior ... Third-team all-state by the Chicago Sun Times in 2013 ... Named Naperville Sun Player of the Year in baseball and basketball in 2013 ... Collected all-area honors from the Daily Herald ... Named East Suburban Catholic Conference Player of the Year after leading his team to the conference title ... Hit eight home runs and batted .381 with 38 RBI as a senior ... Went 7-1 with a 2.50 ERA during his senior season ... Three-year starter ... Earned four varsity letters between baseball and basketball ... Was second on team with four home runs in 2012 as team finished third in the East Suburban Catholic Conference ... Hit over .400 for Benet with five doubles, three home runs and six stolen bases during the summer of 2012 ... Member of the all-tournament team at the WWBA World Championship in Jupiter, Fla.

PERSONAL

Full name is Patrick Joseph McInerney ... Born September 14, 1994 ... Parents are Mike and Judy ... Sister, Kaitlin, played basketball at Northwestern ... Brother, Michael, played soccer at Illinois Wesleyan ... Majoring in business ... Biggest thrill in sports was beating No.1 Simeon in basketball in 2011 in front of 8,000 people at the UIC pavilion ... Favorite athlete is Derrick Rose.

Updated February 2015

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