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#10 Mike Tauchman
Position: OF
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palatine, Ill.
High School: William Fremd H.S.
Alma Mater: Bradley University
Graduating Year: 2013
Major: Business Management and Admini
Experience: 3 Letters
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Mike Tauchman
Courtesy: Bradley University
Release: 07/15/2013

 

Honors and Awards
Rawlings/ABCA All-American: 2013 (1st Team)
Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball All-American:
2013 (2nd Team)
Baseball America All-American: 2013 (2nd Team)
NCBWA All-American: 2013 (2nd Team)
Gregg Olson Award "Breakout Player of the Year" Finalist:  2013
USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist:  2013

Joe Carter MVC Player of the Year: 2013
All-Missouri Valley Conference:  2011 (2nd Team, OF); 2012 (Honorable Mention, OF); 2013 (1st Team, OF)
MVC All-Defensive Team:  2013 (OF)
MVC Scholar-Athlete:
  2013 (1st Team); 2012 (Honorable Mention)
MVC Honor Roll:  2013
MVC Player of the Week:  May 13, 2013
College Sports Madness MVC Player of the Week:
  March 18, 2013
Alaska Baseball League Postseason All-Star:  2010 (second team)
Coastal Plain League All-Star:  2012 Midseason and Postseason (first team)
Perfect Game CPL Top 40 Prospects:  2012 (#25)

Bradley Alumni B-Club Most Outstanding Male Athlete: 2012-13
Bradley Team Captain:  2011, 2013
Bradley A.J. Robertson Award (MVP):  2011, 2013
Bradley Rod Thompson Award (Best Batting Average):  2011 (.343), 2013 (.425)
Bradley Troy Guidotti Hustle Award:  2013
Bradley Country Financial Scholar-Athlete of the Week: 05-01-13 & 03-09-11
Bradley AD Honor Roll:  Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013

 

Mike Tauchman Bradley Baseball Career Statistics

 

at Bradley
Through the 2013 season, Tauchman has reached base safely more than any player in Bradley Baseball history, 367 times via a school-record 108 walks, 239 base hits (third in program history) and 20 hit-by-pitches (seventh) ... Also ended his career fourth with 59 career stolen bases and 10 career triples ... Became the second player (Mike Dunne, 1984) in program history to win the Joe Carter MVC Player-of-the-Year Award in 2013 ... Set the single-season school-record for players with at least 100 at-bats by hitting .425, the best mark by a Valley player since 1998 (Pat Magness, .464) ... Also led The Valley with 1.1 runs scored per game and 1.9 runs produced per game in 2013.

High School
A two-sport star at William Fremd (Ill.) High School, Tauchman played both baseball and football for the Vikings ... Named all-conference on the baseball diamond three times, including MSL West Player of the Year as a senior ... Was a three-time all-area selection, and received Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times all-state honors following his senior campaign ... Hit .490 with seven homeruns, 10 doubles, 39 runs batted in and 16 stolen bases as a senior, helping the Vikings win the MSL West championship ... Finished his junior season with a .365 average, six doubles, 12 stolen bases and 38 runs scored ... As a junior quarterback, Tauchman led the Vikings to an 11-1 record and received all-area special mention honors ... Passed for 1,590 yards, rushed for 650 yards and scored 17 total touchdowns as a senior en route to all-conference, all-area and second team Chicago Tribune all-state honors ... Also picked off four passes as a senior and had a net punting average 36.5 yards ... Member of the William Fremd honor roll.

Personal
The son of Robert and Cindy Tauchman, Mike was born Dec. 3, 1990 ... Mother attended Bradley University ... Has a younger sister, Julia ... Majoring in business management & administration, Tauchman earned a spot on the Bradley Athletic Director's Honor Roll in each of his last seven semesters.

Pronunciation Guide
Tauchman:  TAWK - man

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