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Honors & Awards
SLIAC Pitcher of the Week (3/25/2019)
Sophomore (2020): Appeared in four games as a starting pitcher for the Red Devils ... Finished the pandemic-shortened 2020 season with a 3-0 record in four starts on the mound, recording a 2.89 ERA in 28 innings ptiched ... Posted 23 strikeouts and only allowed nine earned runs ... Opened the season with seven shutout innnings and only three hits allowed, along with seven strikeouts, in a 12-1 win at Millsaps on Feb. 21 ... Registered a nine-inning, complete-game win in a 5-2 SLIAC win over Westminster on March 1, allowing just two runs on four hits ... Notched a season-high eight strikeouts in a 16-5 win over Wisconsin-Platteville on March 7.
Freshman (2019): Appeared in 10 games primarily as a starting pitcher … Started nine games, recording a 5-3 record, earning one save and turning in one complete game … Posted a 2.28 ERA in 59 1/3 innings pitched … Tallied 47 strikeouts, averaging 7.13 strikeouts per nine inning … Only allowed 15 walks and 15 earned runs … Received SLIAC Pitcher of the Week honors on March 25 after pitching eight scoreless inning of three-hit ball while only walking on and striking out seven in a 2-0 victory over Monmouth … Opened the season with a three-hit win over Northland, fanning seven and only walking two in five innings on March 8 … Scored first SLIAC win at Principia after conceding one run on five hits and striking out six on April 13 … Also scored SLIAC wins at Westminster on April 25 and at MacMurray on May 1 .. Recorded a 1.000 fielding percentage with nine putouts and two assists in 11 chances.
Normal Community High School: All-Big Twelve Honorable Mention.
Personal: The son of David and Sandy Theile, J.D. was born on August 13, 1999 in Bloomington, Illinois … Has one younger brother, Ryan … Majoring in business administration.