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Collin DeDecker
Collin DeDecker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Champaign Centennial

Last College:
Parkland CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
04/07/1990

Bats/Throws:
R/R



Career & Game-by-Game Stats through 2011

2011 Season
DeDecker played in nine games... saw action at first base, third base and designated hitter... pinch ran and recorded a base hit in the series-opening win against Indiana... also saw action ion home games against Wabash, Bradley and Illinois-Chicago... played in road games at Morehead State, Lipscomb, Vanderbilt, Bradley and UIC.

Junior College
Played his first two collegiate seasons at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill., helping the Cobras win the 2009 NJCAA Division II national championship title and finish fifth at the 2010 NJCAA World Series ... 2009 All-Tournament Team performer at the NJCAA World Series ... two-year starter batted .354 with 14 doubles, 29 RBIs and 10 stolen bases in 2009 ... batted .269 with 12 extra-base hits and 39 RBIs in 2010.

High School
Played four years of baseball and basketball at Centennial High School in Champaign, Ill. ... also played soccer as a freshman ... First Team All-Big 12 Conference and Champaign News-Gazette All-Area honoree as a senior.

Personal
Full name is Collin Robert DeDecker ... born April 7, 1990 in Freeport, Ill. ... son of Neal and Maureen DeDecker ... also has an older sister, Lauren, and two older brothers, Sean and Keith ... intends to major in law and society and pursue a career as a firefighter.