Hawk Item – Played summer ball in the Central Illinois Collegiate League for the Dupage Dragons.
2008 — Saw action in 16 games, with seven starts… finished with a 1-1 record… pitched 38.0 innings… got his first collegiate start against Western Illinois (Mar. 25)… pitched four innings in a start at Michigan (Mar. 30) and allowed no earned runs… never balked… finished with a 6.63 ERA… opponents only hit .259 when runners were in scoring position with two outs… allowed no extra base hits when the bases were loaded.
High School – Two-time first team all-conference honoree… four-year team captain and MVP… finished with a 27-8 career record with eight saves… had a 7-3 record with a 1.94 ERA and 77 strikeouts in 72 innings pitched his senior campaign… was part of the Mount Carmel conference champion teams in 2005 and 2007… earned two varsity letters in golf… graduated with high honors… National Honor Society member.
Personal — Born 3/29/89… parents are Tony and Peggy Manville… history major.