3 - Michael Letzter
Michael Letzter
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Johnsburg, Ill.
High School: Johnsburg
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

2009 - Sophomore Season: Started in 45 of the 46 games he played, mainly at catcher...ranked third on the team in batting average (.289), home runs (3) and total bases (64)...was second on the team with a .421 slugging percentage...scored 24 runs and smacked 44 hits...had a .377 on-base percentage and stole two bases...went 2-for-3 with a homer, walk and two RBIs at Kansas State (March 14)...went 2-for-3 with a home run, walk and scored two runs vs. Valparaiso (March 21)...had a 3-for-4 day with a triple and two runs against UIC (April 11)...went 3-for-3 and scored twice vs. Cleveland State (April 25)...went 4-for-9 with four RBIs and two runs in a doubleheader at Milwaukee (May 14).

2008 - Freshman Season: Played in 36 games, including 27 starts...ranked in a third-place tie on the team with three steals...finished tied for seventh on the squad with 12 RBI...boasted a .339 on base percentage...had a six-game hitting streak from March 10-29...totaled four multi-hit games...went 3-for-5 with an RBI against Milwaukee (March 29)...homered and drove in three runs at Valparaiso (April 26).

High School: Earned all-area honors in 2006 and all-area honorable mention honors in 2005...named to the all-conference team in both 2005 and 2006...team MVP as a sophomore and junior...team captain in 2007...Northwest Herald Player of the Week...three-year varsity starter...also played football...named offensive player of the year in 2006...member of the honor roll...Kiwanis Award winner...head coaches: Ed Sennett and Dann Giesey.

Personal: Born Jan. 5, 1989...son of Scott and Lori Letzter...business major.