10 - Robby Cummings
Robby Cummings
Born: 08/14/1987
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Santa Rita HS
College: Illinois Wesleyan College
Position: Infield
2008
Improved infielder should push for time at third base. 2007
Started in six games, played in 18...Had one hit in 20 at bats with three walks...Went one-for-three with one run against Minnesota on March 14. Illinois Wesleyan University
Spent his freshman year at Illinois Wesleyan playing for Dennis Martel...Batted .372 with eight doubles, six homeruns, 23 runs scored, 30 RBI, 10 walks and compiled a .562 slugging percentage...Played in and started 37 of 42 games for the Titans...Ranked second on the team in batting average (.372), slugging percentage (.562) and homeruns (6)...Named Second Team All-College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin and Third Team All-Central Region after his freshman campaign...His .372 average ranked ninth in the CCIW...Was tabbed the "Top Newcomer" for the Titans after the 2006 season. High School
Prepped at Santa Rita High School...Played third base and outfield for Mike Zunica and the Mustangs of the Chicago Catholic League...Hit an impressive .445 with 14 doubles and five homeruns as a senior en route to earning First Team All-Chicago Catholic League and Second Team All-State honors...Helped lead the Mustangs to a League Championship and a spot in the State Final as a senior...Also played basketball at Santa Rita...Recruited by Purdue and UIC. Personal
Born August 14, 1987 in Oaklawn, Ill...Majoring in business economics at UCSB...If he was not playing baseball, he would be playing basketball...Aspires to become a stockbroker...Roots for the Chicago White Sox, Bears and Bulls...Favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Manny Ramirez...Enjoys watching "Good Will Hunting"...Watches "Seinfeld" and "The Office"...Subscribes to "ESPN the Magazine"...Would choose Matt Damon to play him in a Hollywood movie about his life...Lists Tom Carberry as the best player he has ever faced in any sport...Claims to not wash his sliding shorts after a good game because of superstition...If he could invite three celebrities to dinner they would be Rachel Bilson, Stevel Carell, and Ted Williams...Credits his grandpa with giving him the best advice about baseball: "Take two and hit to right"...Has three siblings...Son of Robert and Patricia Cummings.

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