Collin Salzenstein
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Collin Salzenstein

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Barrington (Ill.)

Last College:
Xavier (Ohio)

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
SS/2B

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
L/R

Collin Salzenstein

Career Batting
Year
GP-GS
Avg
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-A
2007
48-47
.250
184
35
46
4
1
0
11
24
21
18-23
2008
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2009
45-45
.313
182
33
57
12
3
0
23
24
18
10-16
Total
93-92
.281
366
68
103
16
4
0
34
48
39
28-39

Career Bests
Hits: 4, three times, last at Bradley (5/8/09)
Runs: 3, three times, last vs. Missouri State (4/11/09)
RBI: 3, twice, last at Bradley (5/10/09)
Hit Streak: 12 (4/18/09-5/16/09)

Biography and Career Highlights

2008-09: Duffy Bass Endowed Scholarship recipient for the 2008-09 school year.

2008: Received a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury ... Duffy Bass Endowed Scholarship recipient for the 2007-08 school year.

2007: Started in 47 of his 48 games played ... led the team with 10 sacrifice bunts and 18 stolen bases at the top of the Redbird lineup ... his 18 stolen bases ranked fifth overall in The Valley ... his nine swipes in Valley games tied for second-most in the conference ... collected 13 multiple-hit games ... ranked second on the team with 146 defensive assists ... tied for the second-longest hit streak of the season with Kevin Dubler at eight games ... had a hit and scored a run in first game as a Redbird at Texas-Arlington (2/16) ... recorded two hits, scored a run and drove in a season-high three runs in a 12-10 win at No. 5 Arkansas (2/24) ... tied a season-high with three hits and three runs scored in a win over Missouri State (4/1) ... stole a season-high three bases in the second game of a doubleheader against Indiana State (4/15).

Xavier: Started 28 of 39 games played ... scored 14 runs ... committed no errors and had 70 putouts en route to a perfect (1.000) fielding percentage ... hit .261 with 40 hits and 25 runs scored as a freshman ... struck out just 10 times in 153 at-bats.

Barrington HS: Amassed a .396 batting average as a senior ... posted 21 RBI and 17 stolen bases ... named a first-team all-area and all-conference selection ... helped lead team to a 15-2 conference record, earning the league title and regional championship ... as a junior, hit .405 with 20 RBI ... first-team all-area and all-conference pick as a junior ... helped team to a regional championship.

Personal: Born 11-30-85 in St. Louis, Mo. ... son of Skip Salzenstein and Jody Blake ... father was a tennis coach at Saint Louis University ... one of four children ... major: communication studies.

*statistics as of 5/22/09.



25 | Collin Salzenstein

.313
Batting average

33
Runs scored

23
Runs batted in

10-16
Stolen bases