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Daniel Underwood
Daniel Underwood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bedford, Ind.

High School:
Bedford North Lawrence HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
OF/C/RHP



SUMMER 2002
Played for the Kenai Peninsula Oilers of the Alaska Baseball League ? played in 17 games, posting a .262 batting average ? collected 16 hits with eight runs scored and six RBI ? had two appearances on the mound ? had a 1-0 record with a 3.00 ERA.

JUNIOR (2002)
Played in 49 games, starting 48 ... batted .284 with 55 hits, 29 runs scored and 26 RBI ... hit six home runs, second on the team ... led the team with 13 stolen bases ... hit .260 in 28 Big Ten games ... had 16 multiple-hit games, including three against Coastal Carolina (3/15-17) ... was 7-16 against Coastal Carolina with a double, triple and home run ... opened the season with a nine-game hitting streak ... stole one base in each of the first seven games of the year ... was 2-4 with three RBI against CWS participant Clemson (3/8) and 1-3 with three RBI against Clemson the following day ... hit a two-run home run at Eastern Illinois (4/17) ... was 3-5 with a solo home run vs. Minnesota (5/4) ... ended the season with a six-game hitting streak ... was 2-4 with a home run, two runs scored and four RBI against Evansville (5/15) ... collected two hits in the season finale at Michigan (5/19), driving in one run.

SOPHOMORE (2001)
Started 47 of 48 games played ... batted .342 with four home runs and 33 RBI ... collected 65 hits and was second on team with 29 walks ... stole 11 bases ... had a .976 fielding percentage ... hit .288 in league play with 2 HR and 16 RBI ... collected three hits, including a triple, with three RBI, three runs scored and two stolen bases in his first game of season at Cincinnati (3/10) ... belted a solo home run in second game at Cincinnati (3/11) ... went 4-5 with two runs scored at San Diego (3/13) ... had two hits at UCLA (3/14) ... was 2-4 with three runs scored at IUPUI (3/21) ... went 2-4 in leadoff role vs. Minnesota (3/24) ... posted 4-4 effort with two runs against Valparaiso (3/27) ... had first triple of season in three-hit game at Northwestern (4/6) ... went 2-4 with two hits and two runs scored at Northwestern (4/7) ... was 3-5 with double, two runs scored and two RBI in nightcap at Northwestern (4/7) ... had back-to-back two-hit games at Northwestern (4/8) and at Butler (4/11) ... went 2-4 with two runs scored and two RBI vs. Penn State (4/13) ... was 2-3 with stolen base against Penn State (4/14) ... scored three runs and went 2-3 vs. Illinois State (4/18) ... blasted two home runs and had five RBI at Illinois (4/21) ... scored three runs and had two hits at Valparaiso (4/24) ... posted two two-hit games at Indiana (4/27 and 4/29) ... had four RBI and one double vs. Indiana State (5/6) ... scored two runs at Chicago State (5/8) ... went 3-3 with triple and four runs scored and three RBI vs. Evansville (5/10) ... had two two-hit games against Iowa (5/12 and 5/14).

SUMMER 2000
Played for the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League ... hit .239 in 180 at-bats over the course of 57 games ... had 43 hits, including three home runs ... scored 25 runs and had 26 RBI.

FRESHMAN (2000)
Played 56 games with 55 starts ... batted .350 with three HR, 35 RBI and stole 13 bases as freshman ... led team with three triples and was second on team with .483 slugging percentage and 98 total bases ... hit .340 in conference games with three HR ands 21 RBI ... named Purdue Athlete of the Month for May ... was 2-3 with double at Alabama (3/5) ... drove in three runs at Duke (3/15) ... collected three hits versus Valparaiso (3/22) ... scored three runs against Illinois (4/23) ... had three hits at Oklahoma State (4/29) ... belted first collegiate home run vs. Northwestern (5/6) ... hit two home runs and drove in seven runs in a 5-5 performance at No. 25 Minnesota (5/14) ... had three hits in Big Ten Tournament game vs. Ohio State (5/19).

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four baseball letters at Bedford North Lawrence High School ... named team?s most valuable offensive player after batting .524 with 12 home runs as senior ... earned first-team all-state honors after senior campaign ... earned a total of eight letters during high school career, with four letters in swimming and diving and tennis.

PERSONAL
Daniel Lee Underwood was born on March 4, 1981, in Bedford, Ind. ... son of Terry and Lee Ann Underwood ... has one brother, Nathan ... is majoring in physical education.