23 Grant Fillipitch
23 Grant Fillipitch
Height: 6-0
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: LaGrange Park, Ill.
High School: Lyons Township
Position: IF
Bats/Throws: R/R

* 2009 Team MVP & Offensive Player of the Year

2010 - Junior Season: Started 49 games, mostly at third base...batted .322 with six home runs, 12 doubles and 40 RBIs...smacked 65 hits and scored 41 runs while tying for team lead with 97 total bases...also made two pitching appearances, completing 1.0 innings...went 3-for-5 with two runs, three RBIs and a double vs. Lehigh (March 7)...had 3-for-4 day with a double and four RBIs against Buffalo (March 19)...went 2-for-4 with a home run vs. Youngstown State (March 26)...exploded for a 4-for-6 effort and a home run vs. Wright State (April 2)...went career-best 5-for-6 at UIC with a homer and three RBIs (April 10)...had three hits vs. Dayton (April 14)...had second 5-hit game of season with four RBIs vs. Milwaukee (April 18)...went 2-for-4 with a homer in win over Ball State (April 21)...finished 3-for-8 with a pair of doubles in two league tourney games (May 26-27).

2009 - Sophomore Season: Named BU’s Team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year…led team with seven home runs, 30 RBIs and 32 runs scored…slugged a team-best.490 and ranked second on the team in batting average (.302) and on-base percentage (.380)…went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored at UNLV (March 7)…had two hits and two RBIs at Wright State (March 27)…had 2-for-3 outing vs. Wabash (April 7)…went 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs at Cleveland State (April 17)…went 2-for-4 with a home run and a walk at CSU (April 18)…went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a home run vs. Youngstown State…posted 3-for-4 game with two doubles at Valparaiso (May 10)…went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and a home run against Youngstown State (May 19).

2008 - Freshman Season: Finished fourth on the team with a .275 batting average...started in 35 of his 44 games played...tied for third with eight doubles and three homers...ranked fifth with 18 RBI and 42 hits...his .386 slugging percentage was the fourth-best on the squad...was the team's top hitter in non-league play, finishing with a .288 batting average and 23 hits...tied the school record with five hits in a game against Indiana Tech (April 8)...finished with 11 multi-hit games...was 3-for-4 with a double and five RBI against Wright State (April 11)...went 6-for-15 (.400) with two homers, four runs scored and four RBI in a three-game series at Valparaiso (April 25-26)

High School: Named to the all-conference and all-area teams...played in the state all-star game...team captain as a senior...Stevenson Showcase team representative and area leadership conference representative...led team to state tournament...helped two summer league teams to state titles...Illinois State Scholar...four-year member of the honor roll...member of the National Math Honor Society...head coach: George Ushela.

Personal: Born Nov. 17, 1988...son of Brenda and John Fillipitch...mechanical engineering major.