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Eric Osborn
Eric Osborn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Hamilton Southeastern HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
2B

Birthdate:
02/05/1985



JUNIOR / 2006
Played in 44 games, starting 43 ... hit at a .270 clip ... had 38 hits in 141 at-bats, including four doubles and two home runs ... scored 17 runs and drove home 18 ... was second on the team with 10 sacrifice bunts ... batted .233 in 21 Big Ten games ... had 13 multiple-hit games, including five in a row (2/26-3/10) ... was 6-11 at the plate in a three-games series vs. North Carolina (3/3-5), hitting a home run, scoring twice and driving in three ... was 2-4 with two runs and an RBI in Purdue's 7-0 win over Missouri (3/10) ... hit s home run and was 2-4 at the plate vs. Missouri State (3/15) ... drove in three runs on two hits, including a double, against Chicago State (3/26) ... doubled in a run in a win over Ohio State (4/30), making a diving over-the-shoulder catch for the final out to secure the victory ... went 2-3 with a run against Northwestern (5/19) ... opened the Big Ten Tournament with a 2-3 performace against Ohio State (5/24), collecting a double and an RBI.

SOPHOMORE / 2005
Played in 49 games, starting all 49 at second ... batted .274, with 40 hits in 146 at-bats, scoring 15 runs and driving home 25 ... led the team with 12 hit-by-pitches ... committed just four errors in 232 chances in the field ... hit at a .288 clip in 28 Big Ten contests ... had 11 multiple-hit games ... drove in three runs vs. Texas (3/12) ... had a four-RBI day vs. Ball State (3/30), hitting a home run and going 2-4 at the plate ... went 3-4 with two runs and an RBI vs. Ohio State (4/8) ... had three consecutive two-hit games vs. Iowa (5/13-14), picking up six hits in eight at-bats with three runs and three RBI.

FRESHMAN / 2004
Played in 56 games, starting 55, all at second base ... batted .304, collecting 58 hits in 191 at-bats ... led squad with five triples, and had 10 doubles and three home runs while stealing six bases ... scored 26 runs and drove home 34 ... hit at a .269 clip in Big Ten games ... led the Boilermakers with 17 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI contests ... had three of team's five triples in conference action ... had first collegiate hit against Lipscomb (2/28) ... was 2-4 with a home run and three RBI vs. Florida (3/6) ... had three extra-base hits in five at-bats vs. Georgia Tech (3/17), knocking two doubles and a triple ... swiped two bases and was 2-3 with two runs driven in against Western Michigan (3/28) ... went 2-4 at the plate with a homer and three RBI vs. Northwestern (4/16) ... was a perfect 3-3 with two runs scored in a game vs. Michigan (5/8) ... scored two runs in a Big Ten Tournament win over Michigan State (5/26).

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at Hamilton Southeastern High School ... was an all-state selection as a junior, setting the school record with a .556 batting average ... named Suburban Athlete of the Year as a senior and was named second-team all-state, batting .456 with 10 home runs, 41 runs scored and 30 RBI ... participated in the Indiana High School Coaches Association North/South game ... helped lead team to sectional championships in 2002 and 2003 ... lettered four years in basketball and one year in football.