10 Brian Padove
10 Brian Padove
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hammond, Ind.
High School: Marian Catholic
Position: UT
Bats/Throws: R/R

2009 - Freshman Season: Won team's Mental Attitude Award...Appeared in 14 games, starting seven times at catcher…smacked an RBI single at Dayton (March 4)…had best game at Cleveland State, going 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI (April 18)…drew an RBI walk at Valpo (May 10).

High School: Two-year letterwinner as a catcher and utility player for Marian Catholic High School...team captain and MVP as a senior...earned all-area honorable mention...batted .355 as a junior...team won 31 games his final two years...played on a national runner-up summer baseball team in 2008...head coach: Joe O'Brien.

Personal: Born March 25, 1990...son of Burt and Susan Padove...has a sister, Sarah, who played softball at Indiana...helped Crystal Lake Cardinals to a NABF Summer College World Series title in 2009...member of the National Honor Society...Illinois State Scholar.economics major.