Big weekend has Bynum flirting with .300 average for NIU
The Northern Illinois University centerfielder went 6-for-12 with three walks in a three-game series against Central Michigan to raise his season average to .299 in 45 games.
Bynum, of Monroe Catholic High fame, scored a eight runs and drove in six runs in the series.
In Game 1, he scored a career-high five runs, doubled and had two RBIs.
In Game 2, he ripped two triples in one game, scored three runs and drove in two more.
Bynum, a junior, raised his average 20 points since the beginning of April.
He also swiped 10 of his 12 stolen bases on the season in the last five weeks.