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#19 Christian Dekker

Pitcher
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205

Class: Junior
Hometown: Urbandale, Iowa
Major: Sociology with criminal justice minor

ABOUT CHRISTIAN

Born: Feb. 2, 1988
Parents: Paul and Deb Dekker
Siblings: Aaron and Tiffany

Pregame Rituals: Same song playlist and warm up routine
Goals For This Season: Conference championship
Best thing About Maryville: Lots of hunting places
Favorite Restaurant: Centro
Favorite Pro Athlete: Jonathan Papelbon
Favorite Pro Team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite TV Show: "Two and a Half Men"
Favorite Music Group: Dave Matthews Band
Sport You're Least Successful at: Hockey
Dream Job: Professional Baseball player
If You Could Travel Anywhere in the World: Caribbean
Something You Have To Do Before Turning 40: Sky dive
If You Could have Any Talent: Read minds
My Parents Were Right When They Told Me: Everything will always turn out in the end
Most Influential Person In Your Life: Parents and old high school coach
Most Prized Possession: Sub-state home run ball

2009

Appeared in 10 games and pitched 27 innings … Started eight games and went 2-4 with a 7.00 ERA and 23 strikeouts … was second on the team with a .85 strikeouts per innings pitched … fifth on the squad with a 1.6 strikeout-to-walk ratio … pitched a season-high six innings and gave up two runs on six hits and had four strikeouts in Northwest's 5-4 win over FHSU (3/6)

2008 (Buena Vista)

Second-Team All-Iowa Intercollegaite Athletic Conference member ... led the Beavers with a 2.81 ERA in a team-high 51.1 innings and ended with a 1.94 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... fourth in the IIAC in ERA and second with 62 strikeouts ... was the starter in game one when Buena Vista faced Northwest March 24 and went six innings and struck out seven batters

2007 (Buena Vista)

Made two starts and appeared in five games in his freshman season

Urbandale High School

Member of team that advanced to state tournament appearance in senior season ... earned Central Iowa Metro League honorable mention honors

Personal Bio

Son of Paul and Deb Dekker ... Feb. 27, 1988

Career Stats

Season ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg. WP HBP SFA SHA
2009 7.00 2-4 10 8 0 0/0 0 27.0 38 29 21 14 23 10 1 1 138 .330 3 2 3 3
2010 8.44 0-1 12 2 0 0/0 0 21.1 28 25 20 16 21 4 1 3 110 .326 3 2 3 2
Total 7.63 2-5 22 10 0 0/0 0 48.1 66 54 41 30 44 14 2 4 248 .328 6 4 6 5