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David Blomberg
David Blomberg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Waukesha North High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
Infielder

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right



Career: Switch-hitter who hits the ball to all fields ... career .291 hitter with 20 doubles and 46 RBI ... has played all four infield positions ... career .298 hitter with 10 RBI in Big Ten play ... has the ability to play second base or shortstop, although is more of a natural second baseman ... coming off a successful summer, where he was voted team MVP of the Harrisonburg Turks for his defensive play.
2000: Named Academic All-Big Ten for a second year in a row ... had a breakout season in 2000, notching a career-best batting average by 28-points ... second on team in stolen bases (19), doubles (14) and third in hits (68) ... led squad in walks (34) and games started (58) ... was one of only two Boilermakers, also Nate Sickler, to start every game in the 2000 season ... had 88 total bases, 42 runs scored and a team-high .905 stolen-base percentage ... had a .966 fielding percentage with 121 putouts on the season.
1999: Batted .280 in second season with the Boilermakers... appeared in 45 of 54 games, starting 36... batted .306 with runners in scoring position and closed out the season with a .311 slugging percentage... had .933 fielding percentage with the Boilers second highest number of assists (118)... went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two runs scored in a late season 6-5 win over Penn State (5/10)... hit in 11 straight games from 3/16 through 4/4... had best performance at St. Joseph?s (3/23) with a 2-for-4, three-run performance in a 17-12 win.
1998: Started five games at second base and 12 at shortstop ... hit .250 overall with eight runs scored ... hit .233 in 12 Big Ten games ... went 2-for-6 with one RBI against Louisville (2/22) ... went 5-for-13 with two doubles and three walks in four-game series against Northwestern (4/24-26) ... had sacrifice fly RBI in 11-4 win over Penn State (Game 1, 5/10).
Waukesha North High School: Hit .473 with three home runs and 42 RBI in 32 games as a senior ... posted 5-2 record with four complete games as a pitcher during senior year ... played four years of baseball and three years of basketball ... played for coach Bob Hall.
Personal: Parents are Steve and Connie Blomberg ... enjoys listening to music ... majoring in organizational communication.

Blomberg's Career Stats

Yr.	   G-GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	SB	BB	SO	AVG
1998	  24-17	 56	8	14	2	0	0	3	1	5	12	.250
1999	  45-36	132	18	37	4	0	0	14	3	12	23	.280
2000	  58-58	221	42	68	14	0	2	29	19	34	25	.308
Totals	127-111	409	68	119	20	0	2	46	23	51	60	.291