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    8 Reggie Watson  
    Reggie Watson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    High School:
    LaSalle

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 190

    Position:
    Outfield

    B-T:
    R-R


    SENIOR YEAR (2006)
    2-for-5 with two runs, a double and two stolen bases in victory over Iowa (5/7) ... captured two hits in the series opener (4/21) and finale (4/23) against Ohio State ... stole four bases and went 2-for-5 with two runs in win over Indiana State (4/18) ... became the fourth Hoosier (Keith Haas, Dan Haegele - twice and Brian Harris) to ever capture four bags in a contest ... recorded two hits in four at-bats with one run and two triples against Purdue (4/16) ... tied the school record for triples in a game ... went 4-for-4 with with two RBI, two runs and two steals in win at Michigan State (4/1) ... held a 13-game hitting streak (3/7-31) and stole 14 straight bases without getting caught (3/14-4/2) ... went 5-for-12 with four steals in three-game sweep of Hartford (3/24-26) ... led the team with a .444 batting average and 11 runs over the team's seven-game spring team in addition to stealing a team-leading seven bases in seven attempts, hitting his first home run and triple of the season ... 2-for-4 with three runs, a triple and steal in win over Bradley (3/14) ... turned in a 4-for-5 effort with one RBI, three runs, one steal and his first home run of the season against Eastern Illinois (3/12) ... went 2-for-3 with two runs and a pair of steals in the team's first win of the season at Indiana State (3/7).

    JUNIOR YEAR (2005)
    One of four captains in 2006 ... started all 56 of the team's contests in center field ... second on the team with 20 steals, 60 runs and 12 doubles ... led the club with five triples and 235 at-bats ... tied for third on the team with a .340 average ... claimed 24 multi-hit games and 15 multi-run contests ... placed in the top five in the Big Ten in five offensive categories, including leading the league in at-bats and placing second in runs scored ... 54 career steals put him ninth in school history ... scored six times and stole two bases in four-game series against Michigan State (5/7-5/9), including a 2-for-5 effort with three runs, one double and one steal in the series opener ... led the team with a .579 average (11-19) in Big Ten series opener vs. Northwestern (4/2-4/4) in addition to scoring nine times and stealing three bases ... recorded a career-high five hits in six at-bats with one RBI, three runs, one triple and one steal in game one of a doubleheader against the Wildcats (4/3) ... had his 13-game hitting streak snapped against Yale (3/14) ... turned in a 3-for-5 effort, driving in two, scoring three times and recording a steal and triple in victory over Illinois State (3/15) ... closed the Gent Classic (3/4-3/6) with a .389 average, three runs, two doubles and two triples.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2004)
    Third team All-Big Ten selection batted .307 in 53 games ... started 52 games and finished the season with a team-high 25 steals, which also led the Big Ten ... stole 15 bases in Big Ten action, putting him tied for third in school history for steals in a league season ... eighth in Indiana history with 17 career Big Ten steals ... third on the team with 12 doubles and three triples ... had 18 multi-hit games and 11 games scoring multiple runs ... went 4-for-5 with four RBI, three runs scored, a grand slam and a double in win over Iowa (4/18) ... was 3-for-5 with four runs scored, two stolen bases, a triple and one RBI in win over Chicago State (3/24) ... stole a career-high three bases in addition to scoring two runs in team's win at Northwestern (4/4) ... selected to the Shenandoah Valley All-Star Game in the summer of 2004.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2003)
    Appeared in 30 games and started in the outfield eight times ... often used as a pinch runner ... a perfect 9-of-9 in stolen bases and scored 13 runs ... scored three runs on 3/13 in 17-1 victory over DePauw while driving in two runs and recording a season-high two stolen bases ... swiped two bases versus Boston College on 3/3 ... had a hit and drove in two runs in IU's Big Ten Tournament win over Northwestern on 5/22.

    REDSHIRT YEAR (2002)
    Sat out the season as a redshirt.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Played for head coach Phil Reichle ... three-time all-conference selection and two-time most valuable player ... earned `best hitter' recognition during his sophomore and senior seasons ... two-time all-city honoree ... named LaSalle's best fielder as a junior and senior ... ed the league in hitting his sophomore campaign (.509 avg.) and in his senior season (.473 avg.) ... was an honor roll student and three-year letterwinner for the LaSalle football team ... the son of Reginald and Breneda Watson ... one brother, Shawn ... born Jan. 16, 1983 ... general studies major.


       

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