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David Villasuso

position

Infield/catcher

Height

5-10

Weight

198 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Pembroke Pines, Fla.

High School

Florida Christian School

Junior (2011)…
Played in 27 games and started in 20 altogether during the 2011 campaign… Sat out the final month of the season due to a hand injury… Split time with teammate Shane Rowland at the catcher position… Batted .217 for the Canes, placing 15 hits and scoring eight times – including five doubles and a homerun… Threw out six runners trying to steal, while helping to turn one double play… Drove in eight runs at the dish… Stepped to the plate a career-high six times at Boston College (April 3)… Collected a season-high two hits in games against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 23) and at Florida (March 4)… Powered up for his only homer of the year against Barry (April 13)… Laid down two sac bunts against Georgia Tech (March 26)… Pushed across a season-high two RBI against Barry and Maryland (April 15)… Registered a career-high seven-game hitting streak from March 29 (vs. Florida Gulf Coast) through April 17 (at Maryland)…

Sophomore (2010)…
Played in 36 games and started in 26 contests on the year… Split time as a starting designated hitter and catcher… Collected a batting average of .245… Finished the season with 26 hits, seven doubles, five homers, a triple and 20 RBI… Crossed the plate 17 times on the campaign… Carried a .472 slugging percentage… Registered two hits (both home runs) with three RBI, adding nine putouts and an assist versus Rutgers (Feb. 21)… Finished the final two games of the Manhattan series (Feb. 27-28) going 4-for-8 at the plate with four RBI, two runs, a triple and a homer… Tallied a season-high tying three RBI against Barry (May 8) with a home run…

Freshman (2009)…
Hit .233 overall but .375 against ACC opponents … Had his first career hit on March 17 vs. St. Thomas… Hit his first career home run as a pinch-hitter in a victory against Virginia Tech on April 25… Made his first career start as a designated hitter on April 26 against Virginia Tech… Had his first career multi-hit game on May 16 vs. Wake Forest, going 2-for-2 with a run scored… Saw time behind the plate in eight games, including in three of UM’s last 10 games…

High School/Prep…
Played for Ernie Padron at Florida Christian… Hit .365 with seven home runs and 30 RBI as a senior… Attended tryouts for the USA National Team… Played in the Miami-Dade and Dade County All-Star games… As a junior, hit .375 with 11 homers and 33 RBI…

Personal…
Son of Leslie and Armando Villasuso… Has an older brother, Daniel, and an older sister, Diana… Majoring in Sports Administration…

VILLASUSO’S INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS
AB: ________6 at Boston College (4/3/11)
Runs: ______2, four times
Hits:________3 vs. Wake Forest (4/4/2010)
RBI: ________3, three times
2B: _________1 (15 times)
3B: _________1 vs. Manhattan (2/27/2010)
HR: ________2 vs. Rutgers (2/21/2010)
Hit Streak:___7 games (3/29-4/17/11)