SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2007
Appeared in 22 games, making five starts ... served as one of the team's primary pinch-runners, scoring one run and stealing two bases while going 2-for-21 on the year ... went 1-for-2 in his first start of the season, against Memphis (3/3) ... scored a run against North Florida (3/13) ... stole bases against Florida A&M (3/17) and Purdue (4/13).
FRESHMAN YEAR: 2006
Served as the team's primary pinch-runner ... the speedy outfielder played in 28 contests with one start ... swiped five bags in seven attempts and added six runs ... received his first collegiate start, batting leadoff and playing right field, against Iowa (5/6) ... collected a two-run triple for his first career hit and RBI vs. Purdue (4/16) ... swiped a base in each of the first two games of the Purdue series (4/14-16) ... stole the first two bases of his career in as many attempts at Butler (3/29), including a swipe of home.
Most Valuable Player of the 2004 Bloomington South team and captain of the squad his junior and senior seasons ... three-year starter at South ... member of the Parkview Baptist (La.) High School 2002 state championship team ... played football and also captured the state championship his freshman season ... has one brother, Ryan ... parents are Bob and Barbara McConnell ... Bob served as wide receivers coach with the IU football team in 2004.
Birthdate: Jan. 19, 1986
Major: Sport marketing and management