2013 Season: Saw action in 54 games, making 47 starts... Ended the year with a .254 batting average in 171 at-bats... Finished second on the team with four home runs... held an impressive .365 OBP as he struck out just 23 times while drawing 19 walks... Tied for fourth in the BIG EAST with 15 runners caught stealing... Stole six bases in eight attempts... Recorded three hits in 14 at-bats in the BIG EAST Championship... Recorded a career high three hits against Villanova on 4/14 to go along with two RBI... Hit his first career home run on 3/30 against Seton Hall.
High School: Played four seasons of varsity baseball for head coach Mike Liebdzinski at Norwin High School...earned All-Section honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...helped the team to four straight section championships...WPIAL Player of the Year as a junior...set Norwin career record for batting averages at .560...named to the 2012 WPIAL All-Star Team.
Personal: Maxwell Robert McDowell. Born: 1/12/1994. Parents: Bob and Linda McDowell. Siblings: Alex and Maddie.