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12 Mike Korchak

Career Statistics entering 2018:
Hitting - 
.198 batting average, 68 games played, 49 games started, 177 at bats, 11 runs, 35 hits, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 4 home runs, 12 RBIs, 55 total bases, .311 slugging %, 9 walks, 1 hit by pitch, 42 strikeouts, .239 on-base %, 1 sac fly, 1 sac bunt, 1.000 fielding %

Pitching - 10.29 ERA, 0-1, 5 appearances, 4 games started, 14.0 IP, 29 hits, 20 runs, 16 earned runs, 6 walks, 12 strikeouts, .433 batting average against, 6 wild pitches

Career: Made transition from two-way player as a freshman to only a hitter and field player.

2017 (Junior): Appeared in 14 games ... started 10 times ... made five starts in right field and five at DH ... pinch hit twice ... hit .065 with two runs scored and one RBI ... pinch hit in a win against Massachusetts during spring break trip to Florida.

2016 (Sophomore): Made transition to being only a hitter and field player after pitching as a freshman ... hit .169 with three home runs, five RBIs and five runs scored in 77 at bats ... appeared in 33 games with 23 starts ... started a team-high 23 times at DH ... back-to-back 2-for-4 performances against Bradley during spring break trip to Florida ... those two games were part of a season-best five-game hitting streak ... 1-for-2 with a run scored and a triple in game two of Patriot League Semifinal Series at Navy ... 71 of 77 at bats vs. right-handed pitchers ... hit .381 when leading off an inning ... had a team-high 10 pinch-hit at bats.

2015 (Freshman): Two-way player ... 0-1 with a 10.29 in five appearances (four starts) on the mound ... hit .290 with one home run and six RBIs in 69 at bats while serving mainly as designated hitter (16 starts) ... six multi-hit games ... hit first career home run in first career game (vs. Wake Forest) ... hit .341 in Bucknell wins ... earned starts on the mound against non-league opponents Maine, Saint Joseph's, Mount St. Mary's and Towson ... Bison were 3-1 in those games ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Graduated from Seton Catholic High School in 2014 … earned four letters in baseball and two in basketball … STAC All-Conference Team for baseball (2012, 2013, 2014) … Class C All-State First Team for baseball (2012, 2013) … Class C New York State Player of the Year for baseball (2013, 2014) … STAC All-Conference team for basketball … team was section champions and regional champions (2013, 2014) … won New York State Class C title in 2013.

Personal: Michael Ivanco Korchak … born October 4, 1995 in New York, New York … son of Mike and Nadine Korchak … has an older sister, Maria, and a younger sister, Anna … father pitched at College of the Holy Cross … majoring in economics.

Position: Outfield
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Binghamton, N.Y.
High School: Seton Catholic Central
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