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    Andy Sigerich

    Player Profile
    RS Junior

    Downers Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    Downers Grove North

    Last College:

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 230




    2004 Redshirt Sophomore:
    Threw 35 1/3 innings over 15 appearances • Earned his win against Blackburn College, throwing 3 1/3 innings and allowing one run on three hits • Earned first career save over final weekend of the season at Iowa - got final out of Illinois' 11-8 game one win to pick up the save • Season-long outing came in game four at Northwestern - allowed only one run on seven hits in six innings of work while walking one and striking out four • Also went 5 2/3 against Minnesota, allowing five runs (four earned) on four hits • First career start came March 23 at Charlotte on the Spring Trip.

    2003 Redshirt Freshman: Threw 11 2/3 innings as a freshman, posting a 1-0 record • In his first outing against Vermont, threw 3 1/3 innings, allowing no runs on three hits, two walks and three strikeouts while helping Illinois to a 4-2 win on the Spring Trip • Threw two scoreless innings against Indiana State • Recorded his first career win against Indiana University, working 2 1/3 innings and allowing two hits and one earned run en route to a 9-2 Illinois win • Pitched for the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League over the summer.

    Prior to Illinois
    Pitched at UIC as a freshman, making four appearances before being shut down with an injury for the rest of the season • Earned a Medical Redshirt • Posted a 6.75 ERA over 5 1/3 innings of work at UIC.

    Earned six varsity letters at Downers North: three each in baseball and basketball • Posted a 14-2 career pitching record • Earned All-Area and honorable mention All-State honors in baseball as a senior • Was All-Conference in both baseball and basketball as both a junior and senior • Averaged 13 points and 10 rebounds per game over his varsity basketball career • Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 31st round of the 2001 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

    Born March 12, 1983 • Parents are Richard and Margy Sigerich • Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences • Lists Roger Clemens as his favorite athlete • Lists winning the sectional championship his sophomore year as his biggest thrill in sports • His earliest baseball memory is of watching Bo Jackson in Old Comiskey Park • Plans after graduation include teaching and coaching baseball • Lists his father, who "put a ball in my hands" as the biggest influence on his athletic career.

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