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#33 Aaron Machbitz
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Plano West H.S.
Major: HPER
Experience: 3 Letters
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Aaron has served as the Jackrabbits' starting first baseman each of the past two seasons ... enters senior season fifth in career putouts with 830 ... member of Summit League Honor Roll each of the past two seasons and honored on Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence in 2013

Again handled the bulk of the duties at first base, starting 54 of the 55 games he played … shared team lead with 36 runs batted in, while ranking second in hits (51), doubles (12) and home runs (2) … posted 11 multi-hit games, including pair of three-hit performances … opened season by going 3-for-7 at the plate with a double in doubleheader against Waldorf (Iowa) (2/18) … hit first home run of the season versus Mercer (Ga.) (3/9) … put together eight-game hitting streak to close out March … went 3-for-6 with a double and three RBI in second game of doubleheader at Fort Wayne (4/12) … hit three-run homer in second game of twinbill versus Oakland (4/27) as part of seven-game hitting streak … was 3-for-5 and scored twice in Summit League tournament win over Oakland (5/24) … drove in a run in each game of the NCAA Tournament versus Oregon (5/31) and San Francisco (6/1)

Took over starting duties at first base, playing in 45 games with 41 starts ... led team in doubles (11) and slugging percentage (.472) and shared team lead with four home runs ... ranked second on squad with .302 batting average ... posted 12 multi-hit games, including pair of two-hit games in series at Arkansas-Little Rock (3/6-7) ... went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and four runs batted in to lead team to win in series opener at Northern Colorado (3/23) ... was 2-for-4 with a triple at Minnesota (3/28), then delivered go-ahead two-run home run in sixth inning of return matchup with Golden Gophers (4/11) ... batted .362 (21-for-58) in Summit League play with .517 slugging percentage ... opened league play with first career four-hit game, going 4-for-6 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI in first game of doubleheader at Fort Wayne (4/7) ... posted back-to-back four-hit games, starting with 4-for-5 effort in series finale at Southern Utah, a game in which he hit a three-run homer ... opened final series of the season by tying Division I-era single-game record with three doubles, while adding two RBI and three runs scored in win over Western Illinois (5/17) ... went over .300 mark on final day of season by going 3-for-5 with RBI and two runs scored versus Western Illinois (5/19)

Provided a potent bat as a reserve and spot starter ... played in 27 games with 12 starts ... batted .407 (11-for-27) in Summit League regular season games ... closed season by hitting safely in his last seven games and 13 of his last 14 ... doubled in a run in pinch-hitting appearance at Northern Colorado for first collegiate hit (3/18) ... recorded RBI double as pinch-hitter in home opener versus Dakota Wesleyan (4/11) ... was 2-for-2 with double, RBI and run scored in second game of twinbill versus Oakland (4/30) ... first collegiate home run was a three-run shot as part of seven-run inning in Jackrabbit victory at Oral Roberts (5/15) ... was 2-for-3 at the plate in Summit League Baseball Championship

Honorable mention all-district selection who helped lead Plano West to state semifinals after tallying .446 batting average, nine home runs and area-leading 55 runs batted in ... hit three home runs, including a grand slam, in postseason play ... recorded a slugging percentage of .691 ... also saw action on the mound, turning with 3-1 record and 2.87 earned run average with four saves .... in addition, lettered in wrestling