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32 Sam Tidaback

Left the Ball State baseball program after the 2014 season...

2014 (So.): Appeared in 38 games, making 25 starts… 93 at bats with 17 hits, one double, one triple, two homeruns and 10 runs batted in… finished the season with a .280 slugging and on base percentage . . . tied his career high with three hits vs. Indiana Tech (April 1) . . . career high three RBI at Toledo (April 12).

2013 (Fr.):  Appeared in 46 games with 36 starts . . . made first career start in the season opener (Feb. 15) at Middle Tennessee State . . . first career hit at MTSU (Feb. 15) . . . first career RBI at Lipscomb (Feb. 23) . . . career high three hits in two different games . . . season high two RBI in two different games . . . nine multiple hit games. . . four multi-RBI games.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Played for Coach Mark Smith at Providence Catholic High School . . . helped team to a 27-6 record as a senior and a 31-4 mark as a junior . . . . helped team to the Chicago Catholic League Blue Division Championship as a senior . . . helped team to the regional, sectional and supersectional titles plus a state runner-up finish as a senior . . . batted .365 with two homeruns and 23 runs-batted-in as a senior . . . helped team to a 24-11 mark and the division title as a junior.

PERSONAL: Owns a 3.066 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale ... Managed a 3.066 GPA last fall ... Son of Jim and Julie Tidaback . . . born Oct. 6, 1993, in Berwyn, Ill. . . . one brother . . . managed a 3.6 grade-point average on the school's 4.0 scale . . . full name is Samuel J. Tidaback.

 

Year avggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2013....  .265 46-36 98 10 26 5 1 3 16 42 .429 4 4 15 4 .318 1 5 0-0 185 31 10 .956
2014....  .183 38-25 93 13 17 1 1 2 10 26 .280 8 5 25 0 .280 1 4 0-0 184 25 4 .981
TOTAL...  .225 84-61 191 23 43 6 2 5 26 68 .356 12 9 40 4 .299 2 9 0-0 369 56 14 .968
Position: Catcher
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Plainfield, Ill.
High School: Providence Catholic
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