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    16 Dustin DeMuth  
    Dustin DeMuth

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    LaPorte, Ind.

    High School:
    LaPorte

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 215

    Position:
    Infielder

    B-T:
    L-R


    04/15/2014

    Hoosiers Host Hilltoppers On Wednesday

    04/08/2014

    Travis Named Big Ten Player of the Week

    The junior hit .462 for the week with two home runs and four RBI in the Iowa series

    04/07/2014

    A 5-Run Eighth Inning Gives No. 23 Indiana The Series Sweep at Iowa

    The Hoosiers have now won six straight games, all on the road.

    04/06/2014

    No. 24 Indiana Pounds Out 17 Hits in 14-3 Rout of Iowa

    Luke Harrison tossed 4.2 innings of scoreless relief to pickup the win

    04/05/2014

    Long Ball Lifts No. 24 Hoosiers Past Hawkeyes in Series Opener

    Sam Travis hit a pair of home runs to lead the Indiana offense

    JUNIOR YEAR: 2013
    A Second Team All-American selection by Perfect Game ... also tabbed an All-American (third team) by Baseball America and the Collegiate Baseball newspaper ... drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the eighth round (230th overall) of the June Major League Baseball draft ... First Team All-Big Ten third baseman ... ABCA/Rawlings All-Mideast Regional Second Team choice ... paced the Hoosiers and ranked second in the Big Ten with a .377 batting clip ... added five homeruns, 41 RBI, 24 doubles, a triple and 11 stolen bases to his season totals ... the 24-double accumulation is the second-most in school history; and tops in the Big Ten/12th nationally for 2013 ... started all 65 games at third base, posting multiple hits in 29 contests ... ranked in the Big Ten's top-10 with 92 hits (t-1st/13th nationally), 133 total bases (2nd), .377 average (2nd), .545 slugging percentage (t-3rd), .433 on-base percentage (5th), 46 runs (t-5th), five homeruns (t-7th) and 41 RBI (t-10th) ... 92 hits tied for the 7th-most in IU history, even with 2002 B1G Player of the Year Kennard Jones ... an All-Big Ten Tournament team member ... strung together a 12-game hitting streak from April 28-May 17 that included a Big Ten Player of the Week (May 13) recognition ... an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2012
    Started 59 of 60 games; playing second, third and shortstop ... closed out Sembower Field by hitting .390 and reaching base at a .425 clip in 22 home games ... batted .263 with a homerun, 18 RBI, 11 doubles, two triples, 25 runs scored and six stolen bases for the season ... reached base successfully in 23 consecutive games, a stretch that included a 10-game hitting streak ... recorded a pair of hits in seven of the 10 games during the streak ... ranked third on the team with 19 total multi-hit games ... blew up against Eastern Kentucky, going 4-for-4 with three RBI, three runs scored, a double and a triple ... an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    FRESHMAN YEAR: 2011
    Named a Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger after posting a .360 batting average with 23 RBI, 12 doubles, two triples, 43 runs scored and eight steals ... started all 55 games, leading the team with 29 multi-hit games ... his 85 hits ranked second in the Big Ten while the .360 average slotted him fifth in the conference ... a unanimous pick for the Big Ten's All-Freshman team ... was tabbed as the conference's Freshman of the Week on three occasions ... beat out 21 infield hits ... strung together a 10-game hitting streak midseason ... the leadoff hitter scored at least one run in 32 contests ... made a splash in his collegiate debut, going 2-for-4 at the dish and pulling off a couple of defensive web gems at the hot corner versus Virginia Tech (2/18) ... posted a pair of four-hit days, at Ball State (3/23) and Michigan (4/1) ... named to the Kleberg Bank College Classic All-Tournament Team.

    PREP/PERSONAL:
    Stellar all-around athlete earned four letters in baseball for Scott Upp at LaPorte in addition to three letters each in football and basketball ... was an all-conference selection and was named to the all-area team in all three sports as a senior ... earned Baseball Player of the Year honors from the Michigan City News-Dispatch and LaPorte Herald-Argus ... also collected First Team All-Area honors from the Northwest Indiana Times, earned a spot in the North/South All-Star game and was a finalist for Indiana's Mr. Baseball ... hit .531 as a senior with a .646 slugging percentage, 12 stolen bases and 38 runs to just five strikeouts ... led LaPorte to a 27-4 record and Duneland Conference and sectional championships ... finished his career with record .446 average for a school that has 44 straight 20-win seasons ... hit .455 as a junior to earn all-area honors in addition to all-conference honors in all three sports he played and a selection of Most Valuable Player in both football and basketball ... finished his career with just 17 strikeouts in 300 at-bats ... majoring in Exercise Science ... parents are Dave and Judy DeMuth ... has one brother, David, and two sisters, Jenny and Julie ... Jenny was a two-time All-Big Ten basketball player at IU, while Julie played basketball at Ball State ... born on July 30, 1991.

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