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#41 Marcus Heemstra
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rock Valley, Iowa
High School: Rock Valley H.S.
Major: Math
Experience: 2 Letters
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Marcus is a two-sport athlete who will join the Jackrabbit baseball team after the basketball season … member of the Summit League Honor Roll and Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence in both basketball and baseball

Redshirted for baseball

Appeared in 10 games — all out of the bullpen — and did not factor in any decisions ... posted consecutive two-inning, scoreless outings in wins over Minnesota (4/11) and North Dakota (4/18) ... pitched in four Summit League contests, including turning in a scoreless inning with a strikeout versus Oral Roberts (4/27)

Added depth in the Jackrabbit bullpen, making 11 appearances with one start ... struck out season-high four in two scoreless innings in collegiate debut at Northern Colorado (3/18) ... credited with first collegiate victory after pitching 3 1/3 innings in relief at Western Illinois (4/10) ... was winning pitcher in series opener at Centenary (La.) (4/15) ... ran record to 3-0 as he threw season-high 5 1/3 innings in relief at North Dakota State, allowing two runs and striking out three (5/10) ... made lone start of season at North Dakota, hurling 4 2/3 innings in losing effort (5/17) ... allowed only one run in three innings of relief in regular season finale against IPFW (5/20)

Has lettered three times in basketball entering senior season ... played in 86 career games with one start ... played on back-to-back NCAA Tournament teams (2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons) ... averaged 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game as a freshman, followed by averaged of 2.6 points and 2.1 rebounds as a sophomore ... shot 55.9 percent from the field during his junior season, when he posted averages of 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game

Posted 9-1 record with 0.87 earned run average as a prep senior, following an 8-1 mark and 0.74 ERA as a junior for back-to-back conference championship teams at Rock Valley High School ... three-time all-conference honoree and two-time all-state selection ... batted .394 as a junior and .462 as a senior ... in basketball, averaged 19.3 points, 9.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game his senior season en route to all-state recognition ... also lettered in football ... graduated with high honors and was a member of the National Honor Society ... academic all-state selection