6 Michael Fries
6 Michael Fries
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Powell, Ohio
High School: Olentangy Liberty
Position: IF/OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

Career |  2012  |  2013

* Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll

2012 - Freshman Season: Part-time start in left field, making 27 starts...appeared in 38 games and batted .245 with a .322 on-base percentage...totaled 25 hits and 18 runs while driving in nine runs...went 2-for-4 at Belmont (March 4)...doubled and scored vs. Dayton (March 6)...walked three times and tallied two runs vs. IPFW (March 11)...went 2-for-5 with a double against Valpo (March 16)...went 2-for-4 and scored three runs in series finale vs. Valparaiso (March 18)...scored two runs against Cincinnati (March 20)...had two hits and two runs at Youngstown State (March 30)...went 2-for-2 with a run at UIndy (April 25)...doubled and scored in league tourney at UIC (May 23).

High School:  Three-year letterwinner at shortstop at Olentangy Liberty...voted first team all-conference and all-county as a senior...named all-district as a junior...ranked the No. 26 baseball player in Ohio by Buckeye Scout...also played two seasons of basketball.

Personal: Born April 21, 1993...son of David and Sheila Fries...has a sister, Kaitlin...marketing and management information systems major.