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Justin Riddell
Justin Riddell


Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 215




Career Stats
2011 Game-by-Game Stats
2010 Game-by-Game Stats
2009 Game-by-Game Stats
2008 Game-by-Game Stats

05/16/2011 BIG EAST Honor Roll
04/25/2011 BIG EAST Honor Roll
03/07/2011 BIG EAST Honor Roll

All-time Career UC Top 10:
Games played - 203 (7th)
RBI - 141 (7th)
Total bases - 343 (8th)
At-bats - 699 (8th)
Hits - 217 (9th)

All-time Single Season UC Top 10:
RBI - 67 (6th)

2011 Season (Senior):

  • Named First Team All-BIG EAST after hitting team-bests of .346 average, nine home runs and 67 RBI.
  • During league play, ranked second in BIG EAST in RBI (29), seventh in batting average (.361), and 10th in slugging (.546).
  • In final 22 regular-season games, hit .427 with seven HR and 37 RBI.
  • Produced single-game career high of five RBI vs. Cleveland State (3/12).
  • Named to weekly BIG EAST Honor Roll three times (5/16, 4/25, 3/7).
  • His 67-RBI total in 2011 ranks 6th all time in the single-season UC record book.
  • Finished career in all-time UC Top 10 in games played (203 - 6th), at-bats (699 - 8th), hits (217 - 9th), RBI (141 - 7th) and total bases (343 - 8th).
  • Hit 3 for 5 with two homeruns at Morehead State (4/6).

2010 Summer: Played outfield for Lexington Hustlers of the Great Lakes League ... named All-Great Lakes League ... DFN Sports Network ranked him as seventh best outfielder in all of summer collegiate baseball ... Perfect Game and Baseball America listed Riddell as one of the top professional prospects in the Great Lakes League ... hit .385 with 57 hits, 89 total bases, 28 runs, 17 doubles, five homeruns, 28 RBI, .601 slugging and a .446 on-base percentage ... led league in total bases and doubles ... finished second in hits and slugging ... ranked fourth in homeruns and batting average ... finished in the top 10 in the league in RBI, runs and on-base percentage.

2010 Season (Junior): Led Cincinnati with a .313 batting average, and hit eight home runs and drove in 29 runs in 53 games ... made 45 starts on the season ... led Cincinnati in conference-only play with a batting average of .360 ... over the final 23 games, hit .379 (36-of-95) with seven home runs and 18 RBI ... collected 18 multi-hit games, including 13 in the final 23 games ... five of his 18 multi-hit games were three-hit performances ... notched seven multi-RBI games, including a three-RBI game against Niagara (3/12) ... led the squad with a .517 slugging percentage.

2009 Summer: Played in 24 games for the Watertown Wizards of the New York Collegiate League ... hit one home run and drove in nine runs ... was a perfect 2-for-2 in stolen bases.

2009 Season (Sophomore): Played in 54 games making 50 starts ... finished fourth on the team with a .294 batting average ... belted six home runs, drove in 30 runs and added 11 doubles ... as an everyday outfielder, completed the season with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage ... got off to a hot start at the BIG EAST/Big Ten Baseball Challenge hitting .615 with three home runs and four RBI ... named to the BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge All-Tournament team ... owned a eight-game hitting streak from Feb. 20 to March 7 ... notched 13 multi-hit games, including a career-high four hits versus Purdue (2/20) and St. John's (4/17) ... had a career-best four RBI against Dayton on March 10.

2008 Summer: Played in 32 games and made 27 starts for the Delaware Cows in the Great Lakes League ... hit .280 with four home runs and 18 RBI ... owned a slugging percentage of .480, which ranked second on the team.

2008 Season (Freshman): Played in 40 games, making 35 starts as a true freshman ... finished the season with a .272 average, five doubles, and 15 RBI ... had 10 multi-hit games, including three three-hit games against Chicago State (2/29), Miami (OH) (4/1), and USF (5/23) ... had six multi-RBI games, including a season-high three RBI versus Miami (OH) (4/1) ... hit first career home run on April 21 vs. Xavier.

High School: A first-team all-state selection as a senior at Lexington Catholic High School ... a two-time all-city choice ... earned the Big Stick Award for hitting three home runs during squad's Spring Break trip to Florida ... team was No. 1 in Kentucky all season and was runner-up in region ... reached as high as 17th in the Baseball America national poll ... helped team win state title in 2006.

Personal: Born Oct. 17, 1988 ... son of Mike and Fran Riddell.

Academic Major: Marketing.

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