Hawk Item — Selected in the 32nd Round of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Miami Marlins with the 956th pick… finished his career tied for seventh in school history with 194 games played, 10th in at-bats (649), and 11th in singles (131).
2015 Honors — Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree. 2015 — Started all 57-of-59 games, 36 games in left field and 21 at third base… hit .262 (56-of-214) with 37 runs and 26 RBIs… had a team-best 19 extra base hits (11 doubles, five triples, and three home runs)… five triples were tied for fourth in the Big Ten… had 18 multi-hit games (16 two-hit, one three-hit)… reached base safely in 15 straight games from April 26-May 21 — the longest stretch of his career… went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored against Michigan (5/21) at the Big Ten Tournament… had a pair of multi-hit games at Rutgers (5/15-16) and hit .333 (4-for-12) in the three-game series… had back-to-back two-RBI games in games one and two against Minnesota (5/8-9)… posted a .417 (5-of-12) average with four runs and two RBIs at Michigan (5/1-3)… went 2-for-3 with three runs and two walks in series opener before going 2-for-4 with a double and triple in game two… hit .364 (4-for-11) with a double and two runs against Nebraska (4/25-26)… had back-to-back two-hit games in the Sunday doubleheader… went 2-for-4 with a double and run scored vs. Northern Illinois (4/22)… hit .417 (5-for-12) with two runs and four RBIs vs. Northwestern (4/17-18)… went 2-for-4 with an RBI in game one before going 3-for-5 with a double, home run, three RBIs and two runs scored in game two… three hits tied a career high… went 1-for-4 with a triple and scored two runs in game two at Purdue (4/4)… hit .375 (3-for-8) with a triple and RBI against No. 19 Indiana (3/27-29)… finished 2-for-3 with an RBI triple in finale… went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in 6-2 win at Kansas (3/22)… went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and a triple in 7-1 win over AIB (3/11)… tallied his third multi-hit game of season in opener at Middle Tennessee (3/7), finishing 2-for-4 with a triple… hit .500 (4-of-8) with four runs, two doubles, and a home run in two games in Texas… went 3-for-4, which included a solo home run against UALR — his sixth career blast… scored the game-winning run in the 6-5 win over Missouri State, leading off the bottom of the ninth with a hustle double… went 2-for-4 with a run against Saint Louis… voted as one of four team captains by his peers.
2014 — Started 47 games, 45 in left field, one in center and one in right… posted a .284 batting average (50-of-176) with 29 runs and 28 RBIs… was second on the team with four home runs and fourth with eight doubles… went 6-for-10 on the base paths… had 16 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games… had a seven-game hitting streak and an eight-game reached-base streak… hit .400 (4-of-10) with two runs and two RBIs at Purdue (5/15-17)… went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs in series finale… had back-to-back two-hit games vs. Illinois (5/10-11), finishing 2-for-3 with a solo home run — his fourth of the season — in game two before going 2-for-4 in the finale… hit .417 (5-of-12) with five total bases and three runs scored in the series at Ohio State (5/3-5)… went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the opening game before going 2-for-4 with two RBIs, three runs and two walks in game two… hit .462 in three games against Northwestern with three runs and one home run (4/11-12)… posted two-hit contests in all three games of series, including a 2-for-4, two run, two RBI game in the opener, where he belted his third home run… went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI in Iowa’s victory over Kansas (4/9)… belted a three-run home run, finishing 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBIs in a 17-5 win over Otterbein (3/17)… hit .357 in the Stetson Invitational (5-of-14) with four runs scored and six total bases (2/28-3/2)… hit .333 (5-of-15) at the Snowbird Classic, posting a pair of two-hit games… connected on a three-run homer — the second of his career — while going 2-for-4 in a 9-4 victory over Mississippi Valley State (2/21)… also went 2-for-4 with three RBIs in a 7-1 win over Nebraska Omaha (2/23)… went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the series finale at Austin Peay (2/16).
2013 — Started 47-of-49 games, starting 30 in right field, 14 games in left field, and three in center field… 47 starts were the most on the team… missed May 7 game vs. Nebraska Omaha with a quad injury… shared the team-lead with Jake Yacinich in RBIs (24) and multi-RBI games (6), and ranked second on the squad in hits (50), runs scored (28), total bases (58), stolen bases (8-of-11), and hit-by-pitches (11)… posted a team-best 14 RBIs in Big Ten play… 11 hit-by-pitches were tied for seventh in the Big Ten… was plunked seven times in conference play, which was tied for fourth in the Big Ten… tallied 12 multi-hit games, including seven three-hit games… hit .395 (17-of-43) when leading off an inning, and .455 (5-of-11) with the bases loaded.. opened season with a career-best eight-game hitting and reached base streak… finished Minnesota series (April 26-28) with a team-high six RBIs… hit a grand-slam in the eighth inning April 26 vs. Minnesota, his first collegiate home run… finished series-opener against the Golden Gophers with four RBIs, setting a new career-high… went 2-for-4 with a run and two RBIs against Nebraska-Omaha, tying a career-best in RBIs… was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI against Kansas (April 9)… went 4-of-11 at the plate against Nebraska (April 5-7), including a 3-for-5 performance in the second game of the series… smacked first career triple in the first inning against Indiana on March 30… posted first extra-base hit March 22 vs. Northwestern, doubling in the top of the 13th inning… hit .444 (4-of-9) in the three-game series against Omaha… went 5-of-14 (.357) with three RBIs and three runs scored at the Snowbird Classic (March 8-10), starting all three games in center field… was named to the Kleberg Bank College Classic All-Tournament team after going 6-of-14 (.429) at the plate over the three day event… went 5-of-10 (.500) at the plate during three-game series at Austin Peay (Feb. 15-17)… set career-high in runs scored (3) against Austin Peay on Feb. 16… has eight steals in 11 attempts, ranking second on the team.
2012 — Appeared in 35 games, making 22 starts… made 14 starts in center and seven in left… hit .192, recording 14 hits in 73 at-bats… notched three doubles and five RBIs… scored 11 runs and earned four walks… was 2-for-2 in stolen bases… recorded a perfect fielding percentage (1.000) while tallying 51 putouts… tallied six sacrifice bunts… named to the Riverview Inn Classic All-Tournament team for his efforts at Austin Peay… recorded six hits and scored four runs during the three-game tournament… registered three multi-hit games, including a season-best three-hit contest against Akron in Austin Peay Tournament… recorded a season-high four-game hitting streak… notched three two-out RBIs… tallied first career hit against Virginia Tech on Feb. 26.
High School — Team captain in 2011… named best offensive player and team MVP in 2011 as he earned all-conference honors… selected by the Chicago White Sox to participate in the 2010 “Double Duty” Classic All-Star game for elite high school baseball players… selected by Major League Baseball and USA Baseball to participate in the 2010 “Breakthrough Series” designed to showcase rising high school junior and senior baseball players… batted .425 or higher in each season during high school… three-year ice hockey letterwinner and team captain… named team MVP and was the recipient of the Coaches Award as a senior… earned 2010-11 all-conference honorable mention honors… member of the Apple Valley High School Site Council to promote a quality education for students… participated in “Reading with the Eagles”, a program which promotes reading to elementary students in his school district… selected by his high school academic staff to participate in all-conference leadership sessions… played for Racine Hitters during summer of 2011, and tallied second highest batting average on team.
Personal — Born Jan. 5, 1993… son of Bill and Dianne Goodman… high school coach was Jeremy Hendrickson… psychology major.