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.