A backup catcher as a freshman who was the regular designated hitter down the stretch of 2010... Will look to become the team's regular catcher in 2011.
Freshman (2010): A backup catcher who served as the team's starting designated hitter for the final 10 games, going 14-for-33 (.424) with five RBI, seven walks and eight runs scored over that stretch... Also started five games at catcher... Saw action in 33 games, hitting .359 with a homer and 14 RBI, while he was a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts... Was the team's top pinch hitter as he went 4-for-12 with five RBI... Turned in three three-hit games, including a 3-for-3 outing at Texas A&M on May 22, as well as a 3-for-4 effort with a double against Grambling State in the NCAA Regional... Hit his first career home run against Western Michigan as a pinch hitter, the first by a Wildcat since 2007... Also drove in a career-best three RBI vs. the Broncos.
Hudson HS: A four-year letterwinner for the Raiders under head coach Ryan Huppert... Earned All-Big Rivers Conference honors all four seasons, while he was named the team's MVP his sophomore through senior years... Also named the team's defensive MVP as a sophomore and senior, while he earned all-district and all-state accolades his sophomore through senior campaigns... Led team to a 21-9 overall record and regional championship as a senior... Also lettered four years in football - earning all-conference honors the final two seasons - and two years in basketball... Was an honors student and won the Athletic Scholar Award.
Personal: Chase Aaron Graskewicz was born July 11, 1990, in Columbus, Ohio... Son of Kerry and Beth Graskewicz... Has two siblings, Tyler and Olivia.