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#5 Greg Bachman
Position: Third Baseman
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 205
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Germantown, Tenn.
High School: Houston HS
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Career Honors
• Honorable Mention All-America (CollegeBaseballInsider.com)
• 2012 Austin Peay Joy Award Winner
• 2012 All-Eugene Region Team
• 2012 OVC Tournament "MVP"
• 2012 OVC All-Tournament Team (3B)
• 2012 Second-Team All-OVC (3B)
• 2011 Second-Team All-OVC (3B)
• 2008 OVC All-Freshman Team (IF)
• Dean’s List: S08, F09
• AD’s Honor Roll: S08, F09, S10, S12

Career Recap: Austin Peay
As a senior in 2012 – Bachman was an honorable mention All-America selection by CollegeBaseballInsider.com… played and started 63 games, finishing season with .351 batting average, 16 home runs and 67 RBI... was ranked among Division I leaders in total bases (9th, 157), home runs (15th), RBI (10th), hits (20th), slugging percentage (55th, .592) and batting average (143rd)... was a Second-Team All-OVC selection after batting .336 and leading team in home runs (nine) and RBI (38) in league action... named OVC Tournament "Most Valuable Player" and was an All-Tournament Team selection after batting tourney-best .545 in five games with seven RBI... selected to NCAA Baseball Championship's All-Eugene Region squad after posting at least two hits in each tourney game and finishing with a team-leading .529 batting average with two doubles... was named APSU's Joy Award Winner, given to most outstanding senior athlete based on their career... became APSU's career hits leader (264 hits) with seventh-inning RBI single against Southeast Missouri, May 26, in OVC Tournament and ended career with 276 hits... became 11th APSU hitter to record 200 career hits with an 8th-inning single at Alabama A&M, March 6... is one of only five Govs hitters to record 30 career home runs, reaching the milestone in Morehead State series finale, May 12, and his 34 career home runs ranks second all-time... in addition, finished career as the program's career leader in games played (228), at-bats (860), runs scored (178), doubles (62), RBI (188), total bases (444) and sacrifice flies (16)... also ranked among APSU's career top five in assists (4th, 458) and times hit by pitch (5th, 29)... was 4-for-13 in season-opening four-game series against Illinois State, but began season with 3-for-5, career-best six RBI outing against Illinois State, Feb. 17, which included a three-run home run...streak began with 4-for-14 outing in Georgia State series... was 2-for-4 with a double against Youngstown State, March 2... had third career multi-home run outing against Akron, March 4, finishing game 4-for-5 with four RBI and two home runs... had an eight-game hit streak (Feb. 24-March 9)... after being held hitless against Dayton, March 10, posted four consecutive two-hit outings: vs. Arkansas State (2-for-4, three RBI, HR), at Memphis (2-for-4, RBI), vs. Evansville (2-for-5, 2B, RBI) and in Ohio State opener (2-for-6, 2B)... held to two hits in opener and finished Ohio State series 2-for-14... was 1-for-5 with sacrifice fly at Lipscomb, March 20... opened Southeast Missouri series with 2-for-4, three RBI effort, March 23... was 2-for-3 in Southeast Missouri series finale, March 25, with two RBI and 2 walks... had four hits and five RBI in Southeast Missouri series... held to two hits in UT Martin series and his two RBI in Game 3 both came on plays he recorded an out... tied OVC record with nine at-bats in Game 1 at Eastern Illinois, finishing game 2-for-9 and scoring twice... was held without a hit in Game 2 of Eastern Illinois series but walked and scored game-tying run in the sixth inning... was 2-for-4 with two RBI against Middle Tennessee, April 11... posted second career triple in Game 2 of Murray State series, April 14, as part of a 2-for-5 outing... had two three-run home runs in Murray State series finale, April 15, the second tying the game in the eighth inning... played 200th game and was 2-for-5 with an RBI against Middle Tennessee, April 18... had two hits in each game of the Eastern Kentucky series, including 2-for-4, three-RBI performance in Game 3 that included a two-run home run... opened Jacksonville State series with 2-for-4, three-RBI performance that included two-run game-winning single and finished series with three hits... had eight consecutive two-hit contests, April 14-27, to boost average from .275 to .310... had two-run home runs in first and second games of SIU Edwardsville series, May 4-6, and finished series 3-for-12 with four RBI... went 1-for-3 with run scored against Lipscomb, May 8... was 2-for-4 with three-run home run in Morehead State series finale, May 12... was 5-for-11 (.455) and reached several milestones in Morehead State series: notching APSU record 56th career double and 30th career home run... after being held hitless in Tennessee Tech series opener, posted seven hits and nine RBI in series' final two games... was 4-for4 with four RBI in TTU series finale, May 19, with two doubles and a three-run home run in third inning that provided eventual game-winning runs... was 3-for-4 with five RBI in Tennessee Tech series' second game, with two home runs, including a leadoff blast in the ninth, and a double... opened OVC Tourney with 2-for-5, RBI performance in loss to Southeast Missouri, May 24... was 4-for-5 in win against Jacksonville State, May 25, including a leadoff home run in the fifth... was 4-for-5 with four RBI in win against Southeast Missouri, May 26, with three run-producing hits... had one hit in each game of championship round against Eastern Illinois, including an RBI single in the second game... opened NCAA Tournament's Eugene Regional with 3-for-5 performance against host Oregon, June 1, and followed with two hits in each of next three games... ended career with 11-game hit streak that boosted average from .298 on May 17 to season-ending .351 (28-of-47, .596 with 16 RBI and a .979 slugging percentage during streak).
As a redshirt junior in 2011 – Bachman was named second-team All-OVC as a third baseman… started 57 games, including two starts as designated hitter to end regular season… batted .312 with 18 doubles, seven home runs and 45 RBI… led team with .424 batting average in OVC play with 10 doubles, four home runs and 26 RBI… batted .377 with six home runs and 35 RBI in April and May… became 25th Govs hitter to record 100 career RBI with solo home run at Belmont, April 26, that was his lone hit… was 1-for-4 with an RBI against South Dakota State, March 8… hit season’s first home run in Arkansas State finale, March 13, finishing 2-for-4… posted second consecutive two-hit game at Western Kentucky, March 22, including a two-run double for Govs only runs… had game-winning RBI single in OVC opener at Murray State, March 27, his only hit of the doubleheader (1-for-6)… had a hit in each game of Eastern Illinois series, including a 3-for-5 effort in opener, and had three doubles among his five hits… went 3-for-4 with RBI double against Evansville, April 5… led team with six hits in Eastern Kentucky series, going 3-for-5 in opener with a double and 2-for-4 in finale with a solo home run… was 2-for-5 with two RBI singles against Belmont, April 13… had a hit in each game of Jacksonville State series, wrapping up series with 2-for-4 effort, April 17… had nine-game hit streak stopped at SIU Edwardsville, April 22… recorded one hit (8 AB) in first two games of Morehead State series but bounced back with 5-for-5, 5 RBI effort in finale, May 1, that included a grand slam and a RBI double… had two hits in Games 1 & 3 of Tennessee Tech series, including 2-for-4, three-RBI effort in finale… provided game-winning run in Game 3 of Southeast Missouri series, May 15, with seventh-inning sacrifice fly and finished game 2-for-3 with two RBI… had five hits and seven RBI in UT Martin series, including a three-run home run in series opener, May 20… lone hit in OVC Tournament was fifth-inning RBI single in championship, May 28, against Jacksonville State… he later added a second RBI in that game courtesy a sacrifice fly… was one of only two APSU players (Reed Harper the other) to record a hit in each game of NCAA Tournament’s Atlanta Regional, batting .231 (3-of-13) with a double.
As a junior redshirt in 2010 – Bachman did not play in 2010 due to a shoulder injury.
As a sophomore in 2009 – Bachman was second on the team (28th among OVC hitters) with a .342 batting average and led the team in both home runs (10) and RBI (44)… was one of only two players (Adam Browett the other) to play and start in all 52 games… batted .314 in OVC play with six home runs and 18 RBI… began season at shortstop for second consecutive season but moved to third base 14 games into the season… led team with 22 multi-hit outings and 12 multi-RBI contests… after being held hitless in season’s first three games he put together a nine-game hit streak, hitting .469 with two home runs and 12 RBI… had five three-hit outings, beginning with 3-for-3 performance at Tennessee, Feb.  24… season’s second three-hit outing was a 3-for-4 performance against Milwaukee, March 13… later in season pieced together career-best 12-game hit streak, hitting .429 during streak with two home runs and 12 RBI… began streak with five consecutive multi-hit outings, including season’s third three-hit performance with 3-for-4 contest against SIU Edwardsville, April 3, to begin streak… finished SIUE series with 2-for-6, four RBI effort… soon after streak ended he opened Southeast Missouri series, April 25, with 2-for-5, two home run, five RBI performance – the Govs only five RBI outing of the season… his home runs came in back-to-back innings with a three-run blast in the seventh followed by a two-run shot in the eighth… went 3-for-5 against Middle Tennessee, April 29… had another two-home run outing at Tennessee Martin, May 2, going 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI in second game of series his season’s fifth three-hit outing… his first home run was a three-run shot in the first inning followed by solo home run in the fourth inning.
As a freshman in 2008 – Bachman was named to the OVC All-Freshman squad as an infielder… batted .269 with 32 RBI and a team best 12 sacrifice bunts… was one of three players (Will Hogue and Tyler Farrar the others) to see action in all 56 games… batted .247 in OVC play with 17 RBI… began season at shortstop and played 30 games before moving to third base beginning with Tennessee Tech series and played season’s final 21 games at the hot corner… also played three games at second base… finished campaign with 17 multi-hit outings, including four three-hit affairs… had two separate three-game hitting streaks in which he had two hits in each game of the streak… after being held hitless in season-opener against Valparaiso, he went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI in second game of doubleheader… pieced together first three-game hit streak with two hits against Illinois State, March 2, and two hits in each game of March 5 doubleheader at East Tennessee… had season-best three RBI in second game at East Tennessee… season’s lone home run came in Jacksonville State series finale, March 30, his only hit of the series… posted season’s first three-hit outing in first game of Morehead State doubleheader, April 5, batting in two runs while walking once and being hit by a pitch twice… second three-game hit streak started with two hits at Middle Tennessee, April 16, and included two-hit outings in both games of Tennessee Tech doubleheader, April 20… pieced together season-best four-game hit streak one week later with two hits at Evansville, April 23, and five hits in Southeast Missouri series, April 26-27, including three hits and two RBI in series finale… played well at 2009 OVC Tournament, with 3-for-4 effort against Southeast Missouri and 1-for-4, two RBI outing against Tennessee Tech.

Career Recap: Houston HS
Played under head coach Lane McCarter as a third baseman and shortstop… was a TSWA Class AAA All-State selection leading the Mustangs to 32-10 record… set school record in home runs (11) and RBI (57)… also led the team in slugging percentage (.813), runs (54), hits (59) and doubles (15)… also played corner and was a second-team all-region selection kicker for the Mustangs.

Personal
Gregory Steven Bachman is the son of Tom and Francie Bachman… born Nov. 23… has two older brothers: Ben (29) and Patrick (28)… a business administration major with a marketing concentration.

Career Statistics

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2008.... .269 56-56 197 32 53 12 0 1 32 68 .345 20 7 35 3 .349 5 12 4-6 55 97 23 .869
2009.... .342 52-52 193 54 66 18 1 10 44 116 .601 25 7 41 5 .432 2 1 11-17 53 119 15 .920
2011.... .312 57-54 205 47 64 18 0 7 45 103 .502 26 8 41 6 .403 4 2 4-5 35 98 10 .930
2012.... .351 63-63 265 45 93 14 1 16 67 157 .592 17 7 42 7 .398 5 1 4-7 52 144 11 .947
TOTAL... .321 228-225 860 178 276 62 2 34 188 444 .516 88 29 159 21 .396 16 16 23-35 195 458 59 .917
 
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 5, at Morehead State, May 01, 2011
Doubles: 2, 4 times
Triples: 1, Murray State, Apr 14, 2012 ; at Middle Tennessee, Apr 29, 2009
Home runs: 2, 5 times
Total bases: 10, Akron, Mar 04, 2012 ; at Tennessee Tech, May 18, 2012
RBI: 6, Murray State, Apr 15, 2012 ; Illinois State, Feb 17, 2012
Runs scored: 5, at Morehead State, May 01, 2011
Walks: 3, Evansville, May 07, 2008
Hit by pitch: 2, Morehead State, Apr 05, 2008 ; at Middle Tennessee, Apr 06, 2011 ; Vanderbilt, Apr 22, 2008
Struck out: 3, 6 times
Sac flies: 2, at Samford, Apr 12, 2008
Sac bunts: 2, at Evansville, Apr 23, 2008 ; at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 21, 2008
At bats: 9, at Eastern Illinois, Apr 06, 2012
Stolen bases: 2, SIU Edwardsville, Apr 03, 2009 ; SIU Edwardsville, Apr 04, 2009
Caught stealing: 1, 12 times
Field chances: 12, at Tennessee, Feb 24, 2009
Putouts: 5, at Tennessee, Feb 24, 2009
Assists: 7, 4 times
 
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