Appeared in 26 of SIU's 58 games and made 21 starts, 16 in right field and five as the designated hitter...Missed eight of SIU's first 11 games with a knee injury...Started five conference games...Hit .258 with six RBI in his first 10 games...Recorded four multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games...Named to the MVC Honor Roll, which requires a minimum 3.2 GPA and 12 credit hours for the spring semester.
Voted an MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention...Started all 59 of SIU's games, 23 at third base and 36 at shortstop...Led the team with 36 walks and finished seventh in the league with 47 runs scored...Recorded 17 multi-hit games including four three-hit games...Fourth on the team and 13th in the MVC with six home runs...His .378 on-base percentage was third highest on the team...Hit .361 in the first 20 games of the season including a career-best 15-game hitting streak...Scored a career-high four runs on 2/19 at North Florida...Drove in a career-high four runs with a grand slam on 3/3 in SIU's win over No. 19 Stetson...Led off the ninth inning with a home run as he and Austin Montgomery hit back-to-back long balls to seal a 7-3 win at Illinois...Hit .375 with a home run and three RBI in four MVC Tournament games.
Played in 32 games and made 30 starts - 27 at third base and three at shortstop...Scored 12 runs, had 23 hits and batted .200 on the year with one double...Finished with 11 RBIs...Posted seven two-hit games...Drew 11 walks and had 22 strikeouts...Drove in a season-high three runs off of two hits in a 6-5 loss to Dallas Baptist, March 25.
Prior to SIU: Ranked as the 36th-best player in the state of Illinois by the Illinois Prep Baseball Report...Voted All-Area in 2009...Also played basketball and was a National Honor Society member in high school.
Personal:Full name is Donald Paul Duschinsky...Born on Sept. 16, 1991...Son of Carole and Paul Duschinsky...Mother is an electrician and father is a tile setter...Has three brothers and two sisters...Majoring in accounting.