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Aaron Conway
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Aaron Conway

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edwardsville, Ill.

High School:
Triad HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 170

Position:
Outfielder

B/T:
R/R

• Preseason All-MVC

2010
• Became the sixth player in school history to lead the team in steals (24) and home runs (7)
• Steal total ranked fifth at MSU for a single season, while he enters his senior season sixth on the career list with 50 thefts
• Started all 55 games in center field, running his streak to 109 consecutive starts at the position
• Carried a 2009 hitting streak through the first three games of 2010, stopping at 17 to tie for 13th in school history
• Enters senior season ranked 11th in MSU history with 11 career triples
• Hit .278 with a team-high 230 at bats, ranking second on the squad in hits (64) and runs scored (36)
• Had 23 RBIs and was perfect in 114 fielding chances
• Totaled five three-hit games and 21 multi-hit efforts
• Swiped three bases in a May 8 game versus Illinois State, the first three-steal game at MSU since 2006
• Hit a game-tying ninth-inning grand slam at SEMO (3/10) as part of a three-hit game
• Had three hits, three runs and four RBIs at Oral Roberts (4/2)
• Played with MSU teammate Pierce Johnson for the Cape Cod League's Harwich Mariners in the summer

2009
• Started all 54 games for the Bears playing center field and batting leadoff
• Hit .291 with four homers and 29 RBIs
• Led the MVC with eight triples, the second-most in school history, and ranked second with 58 runs scored
• Ended the season on a 14-game hit streak and scored a run in the final 13 contests
• Drew 40 walks to tie Ryan Howard for seventh in MSU history for a single season
• Stole 18 bases in 20 tries and had a .419 on-base percentage
• Ranked second in the MVC in walks and fifth in steals
• Logged 13 multi-hit games, including seven three-hit efforts
• Went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored at Middle Tennessee (2/22)
• Reached base safely five times and scored three runs against St. Mary's (2/28)
• Drove in three runs against Sam Houston State (2/28) and North Dakota (3/8)
• Tripled twice in a 3-for-5 day versus Oral Roberts (3/29)
• Hit a leadoff homer and doubled in a win against Wichita State (4/17)
• Scored at least two runs in 17 games
• Came one shy of the Northwoods League stolen base record over the summer, swiping 44 bags in 47 tries for the Green Bay Bullfrogs

2008
• Played in 28 games with 18 starts as a freshman, hitting .297, scoring 20 runs and driving in seven
• Scored two runs in each of the first three games of his career
• Was a perfect 8-for-8 on the base paths
• Totaled six multiple-hit games and scored multiple runs six times as well
• Drew 10 walks to build his on-base percentage to .379
• Played for the MINK League's Chillicothe (Mo.) Mudcats in the summer, hitting .302 in 32 games, slugging .443 and swiping 18 bases in 19 tries

Background
• Four-year letterwinner for Darrell Butler at Triad High School, where he hit .431 and stole 27 bases as a senior
• Added 22 RBIs, four homers, five doubles, eight triples and scored 44 runs as a senior in just 32 games
• Also an all-state soccer player, his teams were regional champions in 2004, 2005 and 2006, and won a section championship his junior year

Personal

• Son of Mark and Angela Conway
• Born September 1, 1988, in Maryville, Ill.
• Criminology major at MSU

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