Virginia Cavaliers Official Athletic Site

Bobby Whalen

185 lbs.
Graduate Student
Camp Hill, Pa.
Cedar Cliff
High School
Previous School
Bobby Whalen - Baseball - Virginia Cavaliers

Bobby Whalen Pronunciation


• Appeared in all 63 games with 62 starts in center field
• Reached base safely in 51 of 63 games with at least one hit in 45 games
• On-base multiple times in 35 games and walked in 29 games
• Scored a run in 35 games, including a streak of 10 straight games with a run scored from April 11-April 25
• Posted a season-long 12-game reached base streak from April 8 -April 25.
• Posted a pair of 11-game hitting streak, one that ran from March 16-April 4 and one from April 9-April 25
• Posted 21 multi-hit, nine multi-RBI and 16 multi-run scored games
• Homered against Ohio (4/22), versus Evansville (5/16) and in the Big Ten Tournament versus Michigan (5/26).

• Started all 59 games – 57 in center field and two at  designated hitter.
• Reached base safely in 50 of 59 games with at least one hit in 42 games.
• Scored a run in 36 games, including eight straight from May 7-19.
• Hit first career home run against Xavier (3/20) in the first game of a doubleheader.
• Owned a season-best eight-game hitting streak from April 12-24.
• Posted a season-long 15-game reached base streak April 27-21.
• Posted 19 multi-hit games, nine multi-RBI games and 11 multi-run scored games.
• Stole multiple bases in four games.
Homered against Xavier (3/20) and at Evansville (4/5).
• One of two IU position players to start all 59 games
• Led the team in stolen bases (22), triples (4) and tied for the lead in hit-by-pitch.
• Ranked No. 2 on the team in runs scored (54) and hits (70) and tied in doubles (13).
• Hit .300 or better in seven of 14 weekend series.

• Appeared in eight games with four starts.
• Started games at designated hitter (3) and in left field (1).
• Made collegiate debut in a start at Minnesota (3/7).

• Did not appear during his initial collegiate season.

• Played for head coach Scott Lackey at Cedar Cliff High School, where he was a four-year letterwinner.
• Rated the No. 95 outfielder nationally by Perfect Game.
• Tabbed the No. 16 prospect and No. 5 outfielder in Pennsylvania by Perfect Game.
• Guided CCHS to a pair of district championships.
• Selected high honorable mention All-America as a senior.
• Tabbed high honorable mention All-America as a sophomore and junior by Perfect Game.
• Tabbed all-state as a senior.
• Earned all-division as a sophomore and junior.
• First player in CCHS with 100 career hits and first Colts player with 100 career runs scored.
• Also lettered once in basketball, twice in wrestling and four times in football.
• Named all-state three times in football.

• Son of Mandy and Bob Whalen
• Has one older brother, Cole, and two older sisters, Ashton and Brett.
• Father, Bob, lettered in wrestling at Cornell.
• Sister, Ashton, lettered in field hockey at Villanova.
• Sister, Brett, lettered in track and field at Notre Dame
• Brother, Cole, lettered in baseball at Lafayette College.
• Helped raise $300,000 for ALS research in honor of his uncle, who passed away from the disease • • Was a sport marketing & management major at Indiana.
• Graduate Student at UVA’s Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy