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Jim Duffy
Jim Duffy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carleton, Mich.

High School:
Airport

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
08/14/1983

B/T:
R/R


2003: Went 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI at Centenary Feb. 22...went 2-for-3 with a double at Western Kentucky on March 15...RBI single vs. Siena Heights April 22...came in as a sub in nine games...made five starts in left field and nine starts as designated hitter.

2002: Filled in nicely as the starting catcher with the absence of Brady Burrill...hit six homers and drove home 15 runs...notched 23 hits and collected 20 runs...posted a .986 fielding percentage behind the plate...went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in first collegiate start at Charlotte March 4...went 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs vs. Wayne State April 16...had two hits and a homer at Penn State on May 18.

High School: Earned all-county and all-league honors as a sophomore, junior and senior while playing for coach Jim Kohn at Airport High School...as a senior, earned first-team all-state honors as well as All-Metro, and all-region Player of the Year accolades...also earned All-State honors as a junior as well as All-Metro West...set school records for home runs in a season (20) and career (39) as well as single-season RBI (56) and career RBI (140).

Personal: Born in Trenton, Mich., to Tim and Kim Duffy on Aug. 14, 1983...a history major...father played football and baseball for Wayne State University...favorite team is the New York Yankees and favorite player is Derek Jeter...high school coach, Jim Kohn, is biggest baseball influence.