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#5 - Dan DeBruin
2008-09 Baseball
Combined Locks, Wis.
Dan DeBruin
2008: Started 52 of the 53 games played ... named to the Horizon League’s All-Tournament Team after hitting .500 in five games with eight runs scored ... finished the season with a 16-game hitting streak ... finished third on the team hitting .338 on the season ... second on the team and seventh in the Horizon League with 75 hits ... led Valpo and finished second in the conference with five triples ... drove home 23 runs ... scored 51 runs, second most on the team ... finished the year with a .455 slugging percentage and a .410 on base percentage ... led the Crusaders with seven stolen bases ... had 22 multi-hit games, including eight three-hit contests ... had two triples as part of a three-hit game against Cedarville on May 13 ... drove in a season-high three runs at Milwaukee on May 3 ... went 3-for-4 with three runs scored against Wright State on May 23 in the Horizon League Tournament.

2007: Saw action in 19 games for the Crusaders, making 10 starts ... made collegiate debut on March 24 against Chicago State ... drove in a pair of runs in game two of a doubleheader against Southern Utah on May 19 ... had two hits in game one of a twinbill at Oakland on May 12 ... did not commit an error defensively ... first collegiate extra base hit was a triple against Southern Utah on May 19.

2006: Played on Valpo’s reserve team ... missed most of the year with a back injury ... granted a redshirt season.

2005: Played on Valpo’s reserve team.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Papermakers ... a two-time Honorable Mention All-Fox Valley Association selection.

Personal: Dan is the son of Glen and Amy DeBruin ... majors are political science and sociology ... born December 20, 1985.
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Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
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Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
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Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
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Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
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Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
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Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
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Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
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Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
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Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
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Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
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Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
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