6 Billy Urban
6 Billy Urban
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
High School: Gilmour Academy
Position: 3B/RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 4L

Career Overview | Career Stats
Three-time Academic Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team  … A-10 First Team selection in 2013 … A-10 All-Rookie Team pick in 2010 … Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American … career ranks all-time in St. Bonaventure history: hits (241, 3rd), RBI (158, 2nd), doubles (46, T-3rd), batting average (.337, 10th), at bats (716, 3rd), runs scored (128, 6th), hit by pitch (30, 2nd), saves (nine, T-2nd). 

As A Senior (2013) | Game-By-Game Stats
Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team and A-10 Academic All-Conference Team member … one of three players who started all 48 games … led the team in RBI (35) and sacrifice flies (six) … the six sac flies was tied for the most in the A-10 and 59th-most in the nation … finished second on the team with a .341 batting average … as a pitcher he had five saves, tied for the third-most in a single season in program history and ninth-most for the year by any A-10 pitcher … one of the toughest batters in nation to strike out, finishing with more walks (12) than strike outs (nine) … struck out once every 20.2 at bats, making him the eighth-toughest batter in the country to strike out … finished second on the team with 62 hits … .341 batting average was eighth in the A-10 … 10 hit by pitches led the Bonnies and ranked tied for 10th in the league … led SBU in A-10 games only with 15 runs scored and tied for the team lead in doubles (six) and home runs (one) … was second on the team with 19 multi-hit games … had nine multiple-RBI games, the most on the team … had a streak of reaching base safely in 15 straight games and a nine-game hitting streak during the course of the campaign.

As A Junior (2012) | Game-By-Game Stats
Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team member … played and started in all 48 games … hit a team-leading .340 with 38 RBIs … first on team with 13 doubles … second on team in both runs scored (38) and hits (64) … went 3-6 with six RBIs and two runs scored on March 1 against Mount St. Mary’s … on the same day, he struck out three in 2.1 innings pitched for his first win of the season.

As A Sophomore (2011) | Game-By-Game Stats
Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team pick … was one of four Bonnies to start in all 46 games … at the plate he hit .327 with 55 hits, three home runs, 31 runs scored and a team high 41 RBI … against Saint Louis on April 21, he went 4-4 with three RBI and a run scored … he made seven pitching appearances, posting a 6.75 ERA in 6.2 innings … he struck out two batters against Western Michigan on March 1 and at Fordham April 10.

As A Freshman (2010) | Game-By-Game Stats
Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team selection … Louisville Slugger Freshman All American … started 45 games for the Bonnies … second on the team with a .337 batting average … hit three home runs, had 44 RBI, and scored another 30 runs … recorded a hit in 27 of the team's final 30 games … went 3-for-6 with five RBI on April 23 at Duquesne … also had an impact on the mound, making 14 relief appearances and recording a team-high four saves … closed out 11 games and struck out 21 batters in 18.1 innings of work … second-best ERA on the team (4.42) … struck out the side in his only inning of work on April 25 at Duquesne.

High School
Four-year starter for Gilmour Academy at shortstop … batted .456 over four seasons with 109 runs scored, 147 hits, 28 doubles, nine home runs and 98 RBI … struck out just four times in 322 career at-bats … named team MVP over final three seasons while serving as team captain for the final two … was a three-time Cuyahoga River Baseball All-Conference choice, including the Player of the Year in 2008, and a three-time All-News Herald first team selection … two-time All-District and All-Ohio Division IV first team choice … hit .486 as a senior and was selected to the Cleveland vs. NY City Sandlot All-Star Series where he eventual earned MVP status of the Cleveland team … biggest offensive season came in 2008 when he hit .449 with 36 runs scored, eight doubles and a career-high 40 RBI … also started as the quarterback for the school’s varsity football team for two years and was named the Associated Press All-Northeast Lakes District V Offensive Player of the Year as a senior … he served as the team captain for the baseball, basketball and football teams in his junior and senior seasons.

Personal
Born July 23, 1990 … son of Bill and Carolyn Urban … has an older sister, Meagan, and a younger brother, Danny, who will join the Bonnies in 2013-14 … accounting major.