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Dain Hall

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Barrington, Ill.

High School:
Barrington

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 187

Position:
Left Field/Second Base

Birthdate:
07/14/1988

Experience:
JR

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

On Hall: Possesses great speed and is a stolen base threat ... Capable of hitting for a high average with power to the gaps ... A good fit at nearly any spot in the batting order ... Can play both the infield and the outfield.

Career: Three-year starter at Villanova who has played in 156 games with 144 starts while at various times serving as the starting third baseman, second baseman, left fielder and designated hitter ... Career .304 (161-529) hitter with 31 doubles, four triples and three home runs ... Owns a .410 on-base percentage and a .395 slugging percentage ... Has drawn 89 walks compared with just 73 strikeouts in 659 plate appearances ... Scored 112 runs and has 91 RBI ... Tallied 18 sacrifice hits, 10 sacrifice flies and has been hit by a pitch 13 times ... Career .947 fielding percentage (155 putouts, 217 assists, 21 errors) includes time at four different positions ... Has played in 108 consecutive games since late in the 2008 season.

2010: Named to the Philadelphia Big Five All-Academic Team ... The only player on the team who played in every game during the year ... Started all 52 contests and batted .328 (64-195) with a .435 on-base percentage while slugging .421 ... Led the team with 35 walks and was second on the squad with 17 stolen bases in 19 tries ... Struck out only 24 times and averaged one strikeout every 10.4 plate appearances ... Scored 38 runs and was second on the team with 36 RBI ... Totaled nine doubles, three triples and a home run ... Laid down 10 sacrifice bunts, hit four sacrifice flies and was hit by a pitch five times ... Reached base safely in 46 of 52 games ... Had a team-best 15-game hitting streak from April 24-May 20 ... Registered 21 multi-hit games and tied for the team lead with nine multi-RBI contests ... Split time between left field, second base and designated hitter ... At his two positions in the field, posted a combined .978 fielding percentage with only two errors committed in 90 chances.

2009: Played in all 50 games and batted .289 (50-173) ... Led the team with 17 doubles ... Also hit one home run and was second on the team with 41 runs scored while driving in 34 ... Registered a .379 on-base percentage and a .405 slugging percentage ... Drew 22 walks and was hit by a pitch six times ... Struck out 28 times ... Had 12 stolen bases in 17 tries ... Laid down two sacrifice bunts and hit a team-high five sacrifice flies ... Moved from third base to second base and produced a .966 fielding percentage with seven errors in 203 chances (79 putouts, 117 assists).

2008: Quickly became a regular in the starting lineup as a freshman and played in 54 games with 44 starts ... Batted .292 (47-161) and posted a .413 on-base percentage and a .354 slugging percentage ... Scored 33 runs and drove in 21 while collecting five doubles, one triple and one home run ... Drew 32 walks and struck out just 21 times in 202 plate appearances ... Tied for second on the team with 13 stolen bases ... Was hit by a pitch twice, had six sacrifice bunts and one sacrifice fly ... Hit .593 (16-27) during an early eight-game hitting streak which helped solidify his spot in the lineup through the remainder of the season ... Kept his average for the season above .400 through the first 13 games of the season ... Reached base safely in 38 of the 44 games he started ... Tallied 19 putouts, 69 assists and 12 errors in the field (.880 fielding percentage).

Barrington High School: Three-year letterwinner in football and baseball ... Two-time All-Conference and three-time All-Area baseball player ... Named second team All-State by the Chicago Sun Times ... Batted .495 with seven home runs, 30 RBI and 22 stolen bases as a senior, including a four-game stretch where he went 14-for-14 at the plate ... Also batted .417 as a sophomore and .392 as a junior ... Compiled 65 stolen bases in three seasons for a team that finished third in the state his sophomore year ... As a football player was an All-Conference and All-Area choice as well as an All-State honorable mention pick ... Holds school records for kick return yardage and for receiving yards in a game and season.

Personal: Born 7/14/88 in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... One of three sons of Martin Hall and Jan O'Callaghan ... Siblings are Scott (23) and Chase (13) ... Father played football and baseball at Dartmouth ... Two of his uncles played football at Davidson and John Carroll, respectively ... Has a cousin that was a 2003 second round draft pick of the Boston Red Sox ... Chose to attend Villanova for its great academic prestige, location near Philadelphia and for the strong athletic programs ... Finance major who has been a three-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

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