14 Mason Diederich
14 - Mason Diederich
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Year: Sr
Hometown: Washington, Ill.
High School: Washington
Position: RHP

Junior (2020): Appeared in 10 games as pitcher and designated hitter for the Red Devils … Notched four strikeouts in two innings … Recorded seven hits, eight RBIs, five walks, one stolen base and scored seven runs ... Had a six-game hitting stretch from March 1 to March 8 … Went 2-for-4, scored a run and drew awalk against Westminster on March 1.

Sophomore (2019): Appeared in 19 games mostly as a designated hitter and relief pitcher… Made his first career start against Division I Bradley University on April 5… Recorded his first collegiate hit at Principia on April 13… Had his first career multi-hit game at Knox College on April 22… Collected his first RBIs in dramatic fashion as he recorded his first career grand slam on April 25 at Westminster in a 6-5 victory for the Red Devils.

Freshman (2018): Appeared in 14 games mostly as relief pitcher and closer… Finished the season with a 3-2 record while recording 27 strikeouts… Posted a 3.95 ERA in 27.1 innings of work… Made his first career pitching appearance on March 4 against Elmhurst and recorded his first win… Recorded his first save against Monmouth on March 14… Led the Red Devils in saves… Recorded a .900 fielding percentage… Recorded a 2.96 ERA in the month of April giving up only five earned runs over 15.2 innings of work. 

Personal: The son of Jason and Tisha, Mason was born June 6, 1999 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has three siblings, Jasmine, Kayana and Thomas ... Majoring in business ... Also a linebacker for the Eureka football program.