2008... Spending most of his time in right field, Farrell played in 38 games while starting 27 times ... Held an 11-game hitting streak Apr. 25 through May 17, including at Duquesne (5/4) when he went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double and a home run ... Had eight multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games ... Hit his fourth home run of the season in the 14th inning vs. George Washington (5/17) to keep the Musketeers alive in the contest. With the 15 inning, 6-5 win, XU clinched a share of the A-10 Regular Season Title ... Recorded the seventh-best average for the season with .291 percentage, scored 19 runs on 34 hits and tallied 12 doubles ... Finished the season first on the team with a .513 slugging percentage and third in home runs (4).
2007... Appeared in 50 games and got the starting nod in 40 games primarily at the designated hitter spot ... Had a career game against Oakland (2/28) in Lexington, Ky., and finished with career highs in hits (3) and RBI (3) ... Notched his first career double a game prior at Western Kentucky (2/25) ... Scored a career-high four runs at Western Carolina (3/10) while earning a career-high three walks as well ... Tallied the first triple of his career against Dayton (3/25), knocking in two on the hit ... Carried a six-game hitting streak from April 7 to April 17 going 11-for-21 (.524) over that span with six RBI, six walks, one double and his first career home run at Richmond (4/8). That streak raised his average 51 points ... Bested his career high in RBI at Cincinnati (4/24) after two singles and a sac fly drove in four to help XU to the 9-5 win ... Finished fourth on the team with a .296 average and third in on-base percentage at .402.
2006... Saw action in 17 games and started six ... Notched his first career hit and RBI in his fourth start versus Ball State (4/18) ... Drew first career walk at Kentucky (3/22) ... Scored the first run of his career at La Salle (5/12) and had his best game of the season going 1-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored ... Tallied his first career sacrifice fly in the last game of the season versus Saint Joseph's (5/18) ... Fired his first career outfield assist against Rhode Island (3/24) and was one of only five outfielders with an assist on the season.
High School... Played for head coach Bill Seiple at Naperville Central ... Received two letters in baseball and one in football ... Had a career batting average of .390 with 18 stolen bases, 14 doubles, three triples and two home runs ... Named All-Conference and All-City ... Helped the Huskies to an 18-24 mark and captured the regional championship during his senior season.
Personal... A liberal arts major ... Born Mar. 12, 1987 in Naperville, Ill. ... Parents are Kevin and Sheila Farrell.
|At Bats||5||Seven Times; most recent vs. Charlotte (May 24, 2008)|
|Hits||3||Twice; most recent at Duquesne (April 15, 2007)|
|Runs||4||Four Times; last at Western Carolina (March 10, 2007)|
|Doubles||2||Twice; most recent vs. Cincinnati (April 29, 2008)|
|Triples||1||Three Times; last vs. Fordham (May 10, 2008)|
|Home Runs||1||Five Times; last vs. George Washington (May 17, 2008)|
|RBIs||4||Four Times; last at Cincinnati (April 24, 2007)|
|Total Bases||6||Once; last vs. Duquesne (May 4, 2008)|
|Sac hits||1||Once; last vs. Indiana (March 26, 2008)|
|Stolen Bases||1||Once; last vs. George Washington (May 17, 2008)|
|HBP||1||Two Times; most recent vs. Duquesne (May 23, 2008)|
|Caught Stealing||1||Once; last vs. St. Bonaventure (April 25, 2008)|
|Runners LOB||2||Twice; most recent vs. Massachusetts (March 30, 2008)|
|Walks||3||Four Times; most recent at Temple (April 20, 2007)|
|Putouts||4||Three Times; most recent vs. Charlotte (May 24, 2008)|
|Assists||1||Once; last vs. Rhode Island (March 24, 2006)|
|Errors||1||Six Times; last at Wright State (April 15, 2008)|