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Jeff Holm
Jeff Holm

Hometown:
St. Charles, Ill.

High School:
North

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
1B

Experience:
4L

B/T:
L/L


04/21/2014

Baseball Hosts Toledo on Tuesday

Spartans take on Rockets in midweek matchup.


Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

Four-year letterwinner closed his career as one of the top Spartans in school history . . . in the MSU career record books, left MSU ranked third in doubles (43) and runs scored (154), tied for third in RBIs (150), and fifth in hits (232) . . . was selected in the 12th round (No. 377 overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Detroit Tigers.

2011 (SENIOR): Named the 2011 Big Ten Player of the Year . . . earned third-team All-America honors by Collegiate Baseball and the American Baseball Coaches Association . . . led the conference in RBIs with 61 and ranked second in batting average (.376) and tied for second home runs (9) . . . became the first Spartan to earn All-America honors since Bob Malek in 2002 and just the second player in program history, along with Malek, to be named Big Ten Player of the Year . . . also became just the second first baseman at MSU to garner All-America accolades and the first since Jerry Sutton made the ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association) third team in 1963 . . . voted by his teammates as the John Kobs Most Valuable Player as well as the Kirk Gibson Offensive Player of the Year . . . also named a captain . . . first-team All-Big Ten and All-Mideast Region selection . . . ranked among the top 10 Big Ten leaders in 10 statistical categories (batting, slugging, on-base percentage, runs, hits, RBIs, home runs, total bases, sacrifice flies, stolen bases) . . . led the team with 10 game-winning RBIs, including six in Big Ten play, while also ranking first on the team with 18 two-out RBIs . . . among Big Ten first basemen, Holm ranked first in batting, homers, RBIs, slugging (.588), on-base percentage (.441), runs (51), stolen bases (20), hits (85) and total bases (133) . . . his 61 RBIs rank fourth most in an MSU season, while the 85 hits are fifth most . . . was named Big Ten Player of the Week twice (March 14 and May 9) and earned National Player of the Week honors May 9 after batting .538 (7-for-13) with three homers and nine RBIs in the sweep over Purdue . . . defensively, was arguably the top first baseman in the league, as he had the most putouts of any player in the conference (school-record 525) and made just two errors all season, good for a .996 fielding percentage . . . named to the All-Tournament Team for the Big East/Big Ten Challenge.

2010 SUMMER: Named the Prospect League Player of the Year for nearly winning the Triple Crown . . . led the summer league in home runs (11) and RBIs (60) and finished second in batting (.359) . . . teamed up with Torsten Boss and Tony Wieber to help the Chillicothe Paints win the 2010 Prospect League Championship.

2010 (JUNIOR): Earned third-team All-Big Ten accolades . . . started all 53 games at first base . . . led the team and ranked tied for third most in an MSU season with 21 doubles . . . among the Big Ten statistical leaders, Holm ranked third in putouts (502), tied for third in doubles (21), tied for fourth in runs (54), fifth in stolen bases (23), tied for sixth in triples (5), and tied for seventh in RBIs (50) . . . the 23 stolen bases tied for second in the school record books and his 502 putouts at first base rank first . . . ranked fourth on the team with a career-high .350 batting average and also had three homers . . . compiled a .544 slugging percentage and .421 on-base percentage . . . had 20 multi-hit games and 13 multi-RBI games . . . went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and two runs scored in MSU's 26-11 win over Iowa (4/4) . . . also had four hits and three runs in the Spartans' 16-1 victory against Illinois (4/24).

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Third on the team with a .296 batting average and second with 37 RBIs . . . 16 stolen bases led the team . . . his 425 putouts set a school record (now ranks second) . . . appeared in 52 games, starting 51 . . . had 14 multi-hit games . . . registered a nine-game hitting streak that started against Clemson (3/10) and ended with a career-high five RBIs with a 2-for-4 performance vs. Oakland (3/21) . . . began an 11-game hitting streak, that was second longest on the team, with a 1-for-3 performance in a win at Michigan (3/19) and lasted through a win over Purdue (5/9) . . . posted a career-best 4-for-5 performance with four RBIs at Iowa (4/24) . . . made one appearance on the hill vs. Clemson (3/10), pitching 0.2 innings in relief.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Started 16 games and appeared in 18 games . . . hit .385 with 20 hits in 52 at-bats . . . went 2-for-4 and scored a run vs. Iowa (4/26) . . . drove in one run in a 2-for-2 performance vs. Iowa (4/27) . . . scored a run and went 2-for-5 vs. Penn State (5/2) . . . posted a season-high three hits and scored twice vs. Penn State (5/4) . . . had one RBI, scored twice and went 2-for-3 vs. Central Michigan (5/13).

HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the all-state and all-area teams after batting .408 with 42 RBI and 34 stolen bases as a senior . . . also named all-area player of the year . . . led St. Charles North to a two-year record of 55-14 and a pair of conference titles . . . earned two varsity letters under Coach Todd Genke . . . also participated on the diving team, where he was named the team's most improved diver . . . also lettered as a goalie on the soccer team.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 17, 1988 . . . son of John and Janine Holm . . . has two sisters, Kim, who played volleyball at Penn State and Laura, who played volleyball at Indiana . . . marketing major . . . lists his father as his greatest baseball influence . . . father played collegiate baseball for Minnesota and went on to play in the California Angels organization.

HOLM'S CAREER STATS


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2008....  .385  18-16    52   13   20   0   0   0    2   20  .385   5   0   3   1  .439   0   0   4-4     77  12   2  .978
2009....  .296  52-51   186   36   55   7   1   2   37   70  .376  20   1  33   5  .355   7   4  16-19   425  29   6  .987
2010....  .350  53-53   206   54   72  21   5   3   50  112  .544  29   1  15   2  .421   6   1  23-26   502  35   5  .991
2011....  .376  57-57   226   51   85  15   3   9   61  133  .588  27   4  24  10  .441   6   0  20-28   525  32   2  .996
TOTAL...  .346 180-177  670  154  232  43   9  14  150  335  .500  81   6  75  18  .411  19   5  63-77  1529 108  15  .991

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2009.... 0.00 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 2010.... 21.60 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 1.2 3 4 4 0 2 0 0 2 9 .375 0 1 0 0 0 TOTAL... 15.43 0-0 3 0 0 0/0 0 2.1 3 4 4 0 2 0 0 2 10 .333 0 1 0 0 0