Southern's pitching staff walked seven and hit four batters on Tuesday
J.C. DeMuri, Will Farmer, and Nick Hutchins combine for 11 RBI
SIU allowed five runs in the second inning and could not rally
Missed opportunities hurt the Salukis in the loss
SIU battles through inclement weather in 4-1 win
Appeared in 22 games and made 14 starts, all in right field...Appeared in 11 of the first 13 games and only 11 of the last 44 games...Recorded his first collegiate hit in his first career game on 2/16 at Western Kentucky...Recorded a career-high two hits on 2/22 at Nicholls State...Appeared in four conference games and made two starts...Went 1 for 3 as a pinch hitter.
As a senior, hit .357 with two home runs, 16 RBIs and a .465 OBP and .536 slugging percentage...Named second-team All-Conference as a sophomore and a junior...Selected first-team All-District as a junior, hitting .324 with 12 runs, 24 hits, one home run and 12 RBIs in 74 at-bats...As a sophomore, hit .418 with 18 runs, 33 hits, one home run and 18 RBIs.
Full name is Joseph Charles DeMuri...Born in Manchester, Mo. on July 11, 1994...Son of Joseph and Christi DeMuri...Father is a plumber, mother is a teacher...Is a triplet with two brothers...Majoring in business.