23 Chad Oberacker
23 Chad Oberacker
Birth Date: Jan. 14, 1989
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Erie, Pa.
High School: McDowell
Position: OF/LHP
Major: Physical Therapy

AT TECH IN 2009: Chad started all 50 games that he played in for the Golden Eagles, including seven starts on the mound…led the team in batting average (.354), hits (69), triples (4) and stolen bases (11)…his four triples tied him for 8th all-time in a single season at Tech…had the teams longest hit streak of 10 games…struck out only 23 times in 195 at-bats…had 17 multi-hit games with a 4 hit game against Toledo where he had three runs, a double, and a stolen base...earned all-tournament honors at the OVC tournament

AT TECH IN 2008: A versatile athlete, Chad saw action on the mound and in the outfield…pitched 21 innings in 2008 and struck out 30 batters…posted a 3-2 record from the mound…started four games at pitcher…gave up five hits in five innings against Georgia State on March 4…played in 21 games offensively for the Golden Eagles, starting in 10 of those…had 13 RBIs in 42 at-bats, and hit two home runs…stole three bases…finished the year hitting .262.

Earned four letters in baseball at McDowell High School under coach Mike Hayes as well as three letters in golf and two letters in basketball…played both outfield and pitcher...named region Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 and also named to the all-district team those same years...earned the hitting award in 2006 and the pitching award in 2007...holds the school record for most RBIs in a season (39 in 2006) and most triples in a season (4 in 2006)…ranks in six categories: second and sixth in batting average (.470 in 2006, .439 in 2007), fifth in at-bats (66 in 2006), fourth and seventh in RBIs (28 in 2007, 22 in 2005), third and fifth in hits (31 in 2006, 29 in 2007), second and sixth in home runs (five in 2007, four in 2006) and fourth in batters struck out (66 in 2007)

PERSONAL: Full name is Chad Murray Oberacker...son of Murray Oberacker and Mary Oberacker...born Jan. 14, 1989...majoring in physical therapy.