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Dan Durkin
Dan  Durkin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Victor J. Andrew

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 193

Position:
INF

Experience:
2L


05/05/2016

No. 24 Michigan State Hosts Nebraska

Spartans host Huskers in three-game set.

05/01/2016

Spartans Take Series From Michigan With 7-4 Win on Sunday

MSU improved to 3-1 against the Wolverines this season.

04/28/2016

Spartans Square Off With No. 16 Michigan

MSU takes on in-state rival in a home-and-home series.

04/27/2016

Spartans Top Toledo, 4-1

Keegan Baar earns his first win of the season.

04/23/2016

No. 23 Spartans, Landon Power Past Hoosiers, 9-0

Spartans use seven-run sixth inning to top Indiana.

04/19/2016

Notre Dame vs. Michigan State

Notre Dame vs. Michigan State, April 19, 2016

04/01/2016

Michigan State vs. Oregon

Michigan State vs. Oregon, April 1, 2016, McLane Stadium

03/26/2016

Michigan State vs. Rutgers

Michigan State vs. Rutgers, March 26, 2016

Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics:2016 | 2015 | 2014

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Made 16 appearances, including eight starts at second base and hit .265 ... Scored three runs and had three walks against Northwestern (4/12) ... Went 2-for-4 with a RBI and a walk at Comerica Park vs. Central Michigan (4/15) ... Had a season-high three hits in a win over Indiana (4/26) ... Went 1-for-1 with an RBI in a Big Ten Tournament win over Nebraska (5/21).

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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