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  Joe Pauley

Joe Pauley

Player Profile


Skokie, Ill.

High School:
Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190




2008: The team's top power hitter in 2008, belting a Horizon League-high 13 home runs and totaling 42 RBI...named to the All-Horizon League Second Team as a shortstop...batted .295 with a team-best 51 hits, 38 runs scored, 42 RBI and 98 total bases...his .566 slugging percentage was also tops on the team...hit .366 with a team-high 34 hits, 11 homers, 27 runs, 34 RBI and 72 total bases in just 24 games...tied the Butler single-game record with three home runs and 13 total bases in a game at Valparaiso on April 26, going 4-for-6 at the plate...his seven RBI in that game were just one shy of tying the single-game mark...finished 4-for-5 at the plate with four runs scored and five RBI against Milwaukee (March 29)...his four runs scored were tied for the team's single-game high during the year...went 3-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored at Youngstown State (April 19)...homered twice, drove in four runs and scored three in the second game of a double-header at Milwaukee (May 10)...homered and scored twice in the Horizon League Championship First Round game against Valparaiso (May 20)...had an eight-game hitting streak from April 2-12...had 14 multi-hit games, including four with three or more...also made a pitching appearance in relief, allowing one hit and striking out two in a scoreless inning against Dayton (April 23)...2007: Was the only Butler player to see action in every game during the year, starting in all but one...ranked third on the squad in 2007 and is the team's top returning hitter with a .324 batting average...led the team and ranked tied for 10th in the Horizon League with 41 runs scored...also paced the squad with 68 hits, 21 walks and 11 doubles...second on the team with five homers, five steals and 31 RBI...named the Horizon League Player of the Week on April 2...notched 20 multi-hit games, including seven with three or more...scored two or more times in 11 contests...opened the season with hits in 12 of the first 13 games...posted a season-long seven game hitting streak from May 12-19, going 15-for-33 (.455) during that span...went 5-for-11 with five runs scored and three RBI against Cleveland State (3/30-31)...posted a 4-for-8 clip with two runs and two RBI in a twin-bill at Milwaukee (4/7)...went 3-for-6 with three runs scored and an RBI at Youngstown State (4/28)...drove in two runs and scored twice in a 4-for-4 showing at Valparaiso (5/1)...2006: First Team All-Horizon League at shortstop...the Bulldogs' top returning hitter, starting in 53 of 56 games played...tied for second on the team with 61 hits and third on the squad with 25 RBI...had a nine-game hitting streak from April 11-22...scored three times and drove in two runs on four hits against Youngstown State (3/25)...drove in three runs on two hits against Indiana (3/29)...posted 15 multi-hit games...2005: Saw action in 46 games, including 40 as a starter, in his initial season with the Bulldogs...earned second team All-Horizon League honors...finished as Butler's third leading hitter...placed 12th in the Horizon League in hitting...finished second on the team in RBI...compiled an eight-game hitting streak during the season...had 16 multiple-hit games...posted a career-high four hits and scored four runs in Butler's victory over Earlham...had nine hits and drove in six runs in Butler's four-game series with UIC...hit his first collegiate home run against UW-Milwaukee...finished with a .946 fielding percentage and wound up second on the team with 106 assists...High School: Varsity letterwinner in both baseball and football at Notre Dame High School...two-year starter in baseball...helped lead high school squad to a state championship as a senior...batted .417 in 2003 and .370 in 2004...had a team-high 17 doubles as a senior...two-time all-conference football player...set a school record with 10 pass interceptions...high school coach: Rick Kostuch...Personal: Born January 20, 1986...son of Steve and Cathy Pauley...secondary education major.