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#24 Billy Stitz
Position: Outfield/Infield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Burnsville, Minn.
High School: Burnsville H.S.
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Experience: 3 Letters

Billy returns for his fourth season in the starting lineup ... enters senior season ranked third in career hits at SDSU with 234 and needs only 23 to set Jackrabbit record ... earned spot on Summit League All-Academic Team in 2010

First-team all-Summit League honoree after leading the league in hits and shattering SDSU single-season record with 111 ... also set Jackrabbit single-season marks with 283 at-bats, 75 runs scored and 163 total bases ... hit .425 (57-for-134) in league play ... recipient of team's Doug Sehr Coaches Award ... tallied 39 multi-hit games, including 5-for-7 effort with RBI and four runs scored in elimination game against Oakland at Summit League Championship (5/28) ... named to all-tournament team at league championship after batting .571 (12-for-21) in four games ... started 56 games in center field and four at second base ... was 3-for-5 with three doubles against Harvard (3/13) ... hit grand slam against Western Illinois in regular season finale (5/22) ... put together two eight-game hitting streaks, including one to end season ... did not have back-to-back hitless games

Started all 56 of the team's games in center field ... honored with squad's David Lane Gold Glove Award as he committed only one error in 125 chances ... led team with 13 stolen bases ... put together late-season surge at the plate to finish with a .302 batting average ... hit pair of solo home runs against Southern Utah to help lead SDSU to championship of Summit League postseason tournament (5/22) ... named to all-tournament team at Summit League Baseball Championship ... opened season by going 3-for-5 at Murray State (Ky.) (2/20) ... ... tallied 18 multi-hit games, including going 2-for-4 with triple and RBI at Nebraska (3/4) ... completed steals of second, third and home to account for lone Jackrabbit run against Illinois State (3/7) ... ended game with career-high four stolen bases ... was 3-for-5 with double and RBI at Minnesota (3/15) ... in second game of doubleheader against IPFW, was 3-for-4 with three doubles, three runs scored and an RBI (5/9)

Earned second-team all-Summit League recognition and was one of the league's top freshmen ... received honorable mention Freshman All-America recognition from Ping! Baseball ... ranked second on team with .582 slugging percentage, while ranking third in hits (56), home runs (9) and stolen bases (10) ... posted 16 multi-hit games ... went 3-for-5 with three runs batted in as Jackrabbits knocked off Texas-Pan American (3/7) ... was 2-for-4 with double, triple, four RBI and two runs scored in first game of doubleheader at Air Force (3/15) ... homered in both games of doubleheader at Northern Colorado (3/29) ... hit grand slam in second game of Summit League doubleheader versus Centenary (4/ 5) ... homered twice in two separate games against Dakota Wesleyan: 3-for-6 with double, five RBI and three runs scored in first meeting (4/15) and 2-for-4 with four RBI a week later (4/22) ... was 2-for-4 with home run in season finale at North Dakota State (5/17)

2007 graduate of Burnsville High School in Burnsville, Minn. ... earned all-state recognition as a senior ... two-time all-conference player ... hit .404 as a senior, following up a .397 junior campaign