27  Ben Jurevicius
Ben Jurevicius
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Broadview Heights, Ohio

High School:
Saint Ignatius

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Position:
OF/RHP

B/T:
R/R

Career Notes: Versatile player that can play the outfield and serve as a relief pitcher...top outfield arm on the team has eight career assists... closing in on 100 career hits (96)...has a six-game hit streak entering his senior season...made nine career appearances on the mound, including one start...owns a 1-2 record with a 7.90 ERA with 10 strikeouts in 13.2 innings.

2010: Emerged as the everyday rightfielder during conference play...accumulated a .329 (28-for-91) batting average overall...hit even better in league games at .389 (21-for-54)...started 26 games and saw game action in 40 total contests...totaled five multi-hit games and one contest of two RBI...perfect 5-for-5 on stolen bases...laced three hits and scored two runs vs. Southern Miss (4/16)...went 3-for-4 with two RBI against UCF (4/23)...finished the Rice Series 4-for-11 at the plate (5/7-5/9).

Summer League: Played for the Delaware Cows of the Great Lakes Summer League...started 16 games in the outfield, while appearing in a total of 19 games...hit at a .313 (21-for-67) clip...scored 11 runs, collected six RBI and stole two bases...made five relief appearances...posted a 0-2 record with a 0.00 ERA...fired 8.2 total innings, surrendering five runs (none earned) on four hits with six strikeouts...held opponents to a .129 batting average.

2009: Participated in 47 games, making 40 starts in the OF...registered a .276 (42-for-152) batting average...crossed home plate 22 times and tallied 18 RBI...totaled nine extra-base hits, including two homers...recorded a total of eight games with two-or-more hits...finished third on the team in stolen bases with eight...tied for the team-lead with two triples...opened the season with a 13-game hit streak compiling a .432 (19-for-44) batting average (2/20-3/15)...set a career-high with a 4-for-4 performance at the plate at USF (3/7)...collected a career-best four RBI vs. Radford (2/27)...went 2-for-4 with a solo homer vs. No. 21 Kent State (3/10)...lined two hits and stole two bases at Xavier (3/24)...went 3-for-5 with a double, home run and three RBI at Eastern Kentucky (3/25).

2008: Played 44 games and made 30 starts...collected 26 hits...drove in 14 runs...registered three doubles...legged out two triples...blasted two home runs...swiped five bases...tallied six multi-hit games...turned in three multi-RBI performances...crossed the plate 18 times...pitched 0.1 innings in two relief appearances on the mound...recorded three hits and three RBI at Ohio (4/23)...notched three RBI, a triple and a home run vs. Southern Miss (5/2)...smashed second triple at Ohio State (5/7)...launched second home run against Southern Miss (5/23) in tournament action.

High School: Selected as a three-time all-conference member...named Sun Press Player of the Year...named second team all-state...appeared in two final four games in 2004 and 2007...member of USA Today's 22nd ranked Saint Ignatius High School...named a Plain Dealer All-Star.

Personal: Born Feb. 5, 1989...son of Joseph and Sharon Jurevicius...has two siblings: Jay and Matthew...first cousin is former NFL wide receiver Joe Jurevicius...majoring in criminal justice with a minor in sports studies.