Bo McClendon

#43 Bo McClendon

Pos. OF
Ht. 5'10"
Wt. 185
Yr. So.
Hometown Chesterton, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Merrillville

2009: Played in 12 games off of the bench for the Crusaders, mainly in a pinch-running role ... drew four walks and was hit twice in eight plate appearances ... scored four times ... reached base safely in his first five plate appearances of the year.

2008: Saw action in 10 games off of the bench for Valpo as a sophomore ... scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning of Valpo’s 13-run comeback against Butler on April 26 ... had a single against Judson on April 23 ... also scored a run at Milwaukee on May 2 ... drew a walk against UIC on April 18.

2007: Appeared in 11 games for the Crusaders during freshman campaign, drawing three starting assignments ... made first collegiate start at Longwood on March 3 ... recorded first collegiate single against Akron on March 10.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Pirates ... a two-time All-Duneland Athletic Conference selection ... named to the All-Area Team as a senior ... Merrillville’s all-time stolen base leader with 61 swipes ... set the school’s single season steals record with 31 ... led team to a 24-7 record in 2006 ... also played football.

Personal: Bo is the son of Lloyd and Ingrid McClendon ... major is marketing ... born October 4, 1987.