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Damek Tomscha
Damek Tomscha

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sioux City, Iowa

High School:
Sioux City North

Last College:
Iowa Western CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 227

Position:
IF

B-T:
R-R

2013 - JUNIOR YEAR
Started 53 of 56 games at third base ... Was one of Auburn's top power threats, hitting .274 and tying for the team lead with seven home runs ... Drove in 26 runs and scored 32 times during the year ... Had 12 doubles and a .452 slugging percentage, second-best on the team ... On-base percentage of .384 ... Drew 26 walks and was hit by pitch 7 times ... Hit cleanup 12 times and fifth 14 times ... Dropped down to the #8 spot in the lineup and hit .361 in his last nine games ... Had an eight-game hitting streak from March 22-April 3 (13-for-27, .481) ... Reached base safely in 47 of 54 games, including the first 16 straight ... Hit a walk-off home run in his first Auburn game for a 3-2 Opening Day win over Maine (2/15) ... Named SEC Player of the Week (5/6) after hitting a game-tying and a game-winning home run in Auburn's two comebacks over No. 18 Ole Miss ... Hit a two-run shot in the sixth to tie the Saturday game (5/4) and a solo shot in the eighth in the series finale (5/5) ... Homered in three straight games from May 4-8 ... Had 12 multi-hit games during the season ... Scored four runs vs. Eastern Illinois (3/2) ... Went 3-for-3 in first road SEC game at LSU, had a double and scored a run (3/22) ... Went 5-for-9 (.556) in the LSU series ... Hit safely in seven straight SEC games from March 17-30 - last game of Vanderbilt series and all six games against LSU and Alabama ... 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and a run scored against Wofford (4/3) ... Had at least one hit in all three games at Missouri (4/26-28) ... Was 2-for-5 with a run scored and 2 RBI in comeback win at Jacksonville State (5/7) ... Hit a solo home run in series-clinching win at Florida (5/12).

JUNIOR COLLEGE
Played for Marc Rardin at Iowa Western CC ... 19th Rd. draft pick (584 overall) by the Chicago Cubs in the 2012 MLB Draft ... Ranked 18th overall JUCO prospect by Perfect Game (2012) ... Ranked 485th draft prospect by Baseball America ... Hit .417 with 25 doubles, 16 home runs and a .508 on base percentage as a sophomore ... Also drove in 66 RBI ... 2012 First Team NJCAA All-America ... 2012 First Team All-Region XI ... Helped team to a 62-6 mark and a JUCO World Series Championship ... Hit .377 with 14 home runs and 59 RBI as a freshman ... Ranked No. 18 JUCO prospect by Perfect Game (2011) ... 36th Rd. draft pick (1,093 overall) of the Florida Marlins in 2011.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Brian Drent at Sioux City North ... 50th Rd. draft pick (1,521 overall) of Philadelphia Phillies in 2010 ... 2010 Gatorade, Louisville Slugger and Iowa High School Coaches Player of the Year ... 2009 and 2010 All-State ... 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 All-Conference ... 2008 All-State First Team.

PERSONAL
Damek Martel Soren Tomscha ... Son of Patrick and Sara Tomscha ... Is the youngest of five children: Jennifer (30), Stephanie (27), Anya (25) and Anthony (23) ... Major: marketing.

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