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Joe

Engel

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Infielder
Height 5'11"
Weight 160
Year Junior
Hometown Downers Grove, Ill.
High School Downers Grove South
Major Economics
School: CC

Bio

2017: Second Team All-Ivy League … Started all 41 games at shortstop … Hit .246 with 21 runs scored and 16 RBI … Went 3-for-6 with two runs scored in win at Princeton (4/23) … Belted first career homer at Fordham … Knocked in three runs and went 3-for-4 at Cornell (4/15 – Game 1) … Was 2-for-4 with pair of runs at Yale (4/10 – Game 2) … Hit a two-run triple in win at Penn State (3/25 – Game 1) … 2-for-4 with an RBI at No. 3 Florida (3/4).

2016: Appeared in 33 games with 29 starts at shortstop…  Went 2-for-2 with RBI against Jacksonville for first career hits (3/5)… Went 1-for-3 with three RBI against Army West Point.

At Downers Grove South: Earned three letters playing shortstop and second base… West Suburban All-Conference and All-Area shortstop in 2015… Won Golden Glove Award in 2014 and 2015… Hit .395 with 17 stolen bases and 41 runs scored during senior campaign… Helped Downers Grove win pair of regional championships in 2014 and 2015 and a sectional crown in 2014… Illinois State Scholar… AP Scholar… Prairie State Achievement Award in math and science… Named to West Suburban Conference All-Academic and IHSA All-Academic squads in 2014 and 2015.

Personal: Economics major… Parents are Carol and Kurt Engel… Father played for Bradley University from 1974-79 and had a minor league stint with the San Francisco Giants… Brother, Kyle, played four years at University of Chicago and was a ABCA/Rawlings All-American in 2015… Born May 27, 1997.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO
2016 .163 33-29 92 7 15 4 1 0 8 0 4 24
2017 .246 41-41 134 21 33 5 1 1 16 2 13 36
Total .212 74-70 226 28 48 9 2 1 24 2 17 60

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Highlight: Engel in the Outfield