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Dan Durkin
Dan  Durkin

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Victor J. Andrew

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 189

Position:
INF

Experience:
1L


05/28/2015

2015 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honorees Announced

One-hundred and seven Spartans recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/21/2015

Krill's Grand Slam Completes Comeback Win Over Nebraska

Six-run eighth inning lifts Spartans to 9-7 win in the Big Ten Tournament.

05/12/2015

Spartans Top Central Michigan on the Road, 13-7

Chad Roskelly drives in five runs in the win.

04/29/2015

Spartans Top EMU, 13-4, For Fourth Straight Win

MSU has won eight of its last nine games.

04/28/2015

Spartans Outlast Notre Dame, 9-6, in 12 Innings

Mark Weist and Brandon Hughes both homer in the 12th to give MSU the win.

Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2014 | 2015

2014 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 23 games and started 15 his freshman season ... had a career-high four RBIs against Minnesota (3/30) ... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in a win at Eastern Michigan (4/1) ... hit .228 in 57 plate appearances with six RBIs ... recorded three multi-hit games ... scored two runs and had two hits against Eastern Illinois (3/2) ... posted a .228 batting average.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner under Coach Dave DeHaan at Victor J. Andrew High School . . . was a two-time captain his during final two years in high school . . . ranked the No. 41 player in the state of Illinois by Prep Baseball Report . . . during his senior season batted .430 with 40 RBIs and four home runs . . . batted a school-record .523 with three homers, 13 doubles, seven triples, 31 RBIs and 43 runs scored as a junior in 2012 . . . earned first-team Class 4A all-state honors in his final two seasons from the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association . . . named to the Chicago Tribune all-state second team . . . also earned all-area and all-conference honors and was named team MVP in his junior and senior campaigns . . . was a four-year Student Athlete Reward recipient in high school . . . collected 10 straight hits during one three-game stretch . . . named the Southtown Star Player of the Week on April 3 after batting 14-for-22 (.636) with two homers and nine RBIs, including the game-winning hit in a 3-2 win over Sandburg . . . as a sophomore in 2011, hit .370 with 34 RBIs . . . also lettered in football and basketball . . . earned honorable mention all-conference in football as a junior.

PERSONAL: Son of Dan and Michelle Durkin . . . born April 4, 1995 . . . plans to pursue a degree in general management . . . his brother, Tony, is a red-shirt freshman offensive lineman at Illinois . . . chose Michigan State over several schools, including Minnesota, St. Joseph's and Western Illinois.

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