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Jon DeLuca
Jon DeLuca

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
INF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


2005: Started all 55 games at third base ... second on team with 37 RBI ... hit career-best .276 with 13 doubles ... third with 19 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games ... cracked three-run homer at East Carolina ... Conference USA Hitter of the Week after hitting .500 in three games at Duke ... had career-long 12-game hit streak, in which he batted .370 ... intergral part of defense that led Conference USA with 69 double plays during regular season ... Bearcat Scholar ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2004: A starter in 41 games, including 39 at third base ... posted then career-highs in average (.263) and RBI (33) and added a career-best five home runs ... also added nine doubles ... totalled 12 multi-hit games, including two games with three ... hit two home runs and drove in a season-high four runs at Miami (Ohio) ... had three hits and four RBI in season-finale vs. UAB ... committed just three errors at third base for a .979 fielding percentage ... Topcat Scholar ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2003: Started 46 games, including 38 at first base, as a true freshman ... finished second on the team with 10 doubles and tied for third with 24 RBI ... hit .241 with 12 multi-hit games, including a career-best four vs. Charlotte ... had a nine-game hit streak in which he hit .368 ... blasted first career homer against Houston.

High School: An all-conference first team selection at Bishop Watterson High ... named to all-district first team and all-state honorable mention teams ... helped team to two league and district championships and a national ranking of 15th by Baseball America ... named to National Honor Society and Academic All-Ohio.

Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1983 ... son of Gerry and Cathy DeLuca ... brother Jay played baseball at Ohio Dominican College ... a psychology major.


DeLuca's Career Statistics

YearAvg.GP-GSABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSB-ATT
2003.24149-4618721451002247251-2
2004.26345-411672044905338271-3
2005.27655-5522827631301378263-4
2006.29757-56212446311022923245-5
Career.271206-198794112215431101234610210-14