3 - Michael Letzter
Michael Letzter
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Johnsburg, Ill.
High School: Johnsburg
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

* 2011 Team MVP
* 2011 Second Team All-Horizon League
* 2009, 2010, 2011 Team Defensive Player of the Year

2011 - Senior Season: Named second team All-Horizon League...voted by teammates Team MVP and offensive player of the year...voted as BU's defensive player of the year for the third straight season...ranked eighth in the league in both batting average (.331) and slugging (.511)...had team bests with six home runs and 36 RBIs...posted 16 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games...had two hits and a walk at Gardner-Webb (Feb. 26)...went 2-for-3 with a double and walk at USC-Upstate (Feb. 27)...went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs vs. Oakland (March 6)...went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI vs. Taylor (March 8)...had three hits and homered vs. Mt. Marty College (March 13)...went 3-for-4 with three runs driven in at Indiana State (March 23)...clubbed a three-run homer vs. Valparaiso (March 26)...went 2-for-4 with a run at Youngstown State (April 9)...scored two runs and drove in two vs. UIC (April 23)...went 3-for-4 with four RBIs at Valparaiso (April 30)...had two hits and three RBIs vs. Wright State (May 1)...went 3-for-4 with two runs against Cleveland State (May 7)...homered vs. Milwaukee (May 15).

2010 - Junior Season: Voted by teammates as team's defensive player of the year...started 39 games, batting .280 with a team-leading seven home runs...led team with a .533 slugging percentage...drove in 30 and scored 25 runs...homered and went 2-for-3 at Wofford (Feb. 27)...hit a home run, walked and scored twice vs. Buffalo (March 20)...went 2-for-3 with a double, triple and two RBIs vs. IPFW (March 31)...went 2-for-4 with a triple vs. Wright State (April 2)...smacked two home runs and drove in four runs at UIC (April 10)...went 2-for-4 with a homer, double and a walk against Dayton (April 14)...doubled, tripled and had three RBIs vs. Milwaukee (April 17)...hit two-run pinch-hit double against Ball State (April 21)...had three RBIs at Cleveland State (April 24)...hit solo home run at Youngstown State (April 25)...went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs at Purdue (May 18)...had two hits in league tournament game against Valparaiso (May 26).

2009 - Sophomore Season: Voted squad's defensive player of the year...started in 45 of the 46 games he played, mainly at catcher...ranked third on the team in batting average (.289), home runs (3) and total bases (64)...was second on the team with a .421 slugging percentage...scored 24 runs and smacked 44 hits...had a .377 on-base percentage and stole two bases...went 2-for-3 with a homer, walk and two RBIs at Kansas State (March 14)...went 2-for-3 with a home run, walk and scored two runs vs. Valparaiso (March 21)...had a 3-for-4 day with a triple and two runs against UIC (April 11)...went 3-for-3 and scored twice vs. Cleveland State (April 25)...went 4-for-9 with four RBIs and two runs in a doubleheader at Milwaukee (May 14).

2008 - Freshman Season: Played in 36 games, including 27 starts...ranked in a third-place tie on the team with three steals...finished tied for seventh on the squad with 12 RBI...boasted a .339 on base percentage...had a six-game hitting streak from March 10-29...totaled four multi-hit games...went 3-for-5 with an RBI against Milwaukee (March 29)...homered and drove in three runs at Valparaiso (April 26).

High School: Earned all-area honors in 2006 and all-area honorable mention honors in 2005...named to the all-conference team in both 2005 and 2006...team MVP as a sophomore and junior...team captain in 2007...Northwest Herald Player of the Week...three-year varsity starter...also played football...named offensive player of the year in 2006...member of the honor roll...Kiwanis Award winner...head coaches: Ed Sennett and Dann Giesey.

Personal: Born Jan. 5, 1989...son of Scott and Lori Letzter...business major.