Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Don Bosco Prep
2015 ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM (NCBWA)
2015 ALL-AMERICA THIRD TEAM (Baseball America)
2015 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM
2015 ALL-ATLANTIC REGION SECOND TEAM (ABCA/Rawlings)
Had dominant first year with Hurricanes, becoming just second Miami player ever to win ACC regular season batting title after hitting .391…Earned All-America recognition from NCBWA (first team) and Baseball America (third team)…Named to All-ACC first team at second base…Selected in seventh round of 2015 MLB Draft by Milwaukee Brewers (No. 211 overall)…One of just three players to start all 67 games…Started games at third base and shortstop before moving to second, where he started 36 of final 38 games…Led team with .364 season batting average….Had three home runs and 55 RBI…Also led Hurricanes in on-base percentage (.458), runs scored (71), hits (91) and stolen bases (23)….Tied for lead in multi-hit games (22)…Led ACC with .387 average in conference play…Had 4-for-4 performance in finale vs. Rutgers (Feb. 15)…Totaled seven hits and six RBI in four-game sweep of Scarlet Knights (Feb. 13-15)…Connected on first home run vs. NC State (March 13)…Recorded dominant series at Louisville (March 7-8), finishing with eight hits and five runs scored…3-for-5 performance in series opener vs. Cardinals (March 7) jumpstarted season-long 12-game hitting streak… Had five straight multi-hit games from April 3-April 10, including three three-hit games…Delivered walk-off single in extra innings vs. FAU (April 8)…Had four hits in back-to-back games vs. Florida State (April 26) and Pittsburgh (May 2)…Lone hit in series finale vs. Panthers (May 3) was solo home run…Had only five-hit game for any player against FAU (May 12)…Batted .300 in three starts at College World Series (June 13-17), including 2-for-4 performance in season finale vs. Florida.
Sophomore (2014, Indian River Community College)…
Selected by St. Louis Cardinals in 34th round of 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of IRCC…Transferred for sophomore season…Hit .373 with one home run and 23 RBI in 40 games.
Freshman (2013, South Carolina)…
Played in 16 games with nine starts, hit .250 (9-for-36) with six runs scored, one double and six RBI…Walked and scored run in 19-2 win over Tennessee … 2-for-4 with one RBI and one run scored in 6-5 loss to Furman…RBI single in 6-3 win over Texas A&M…1-for-1 with one run scored in 12-4 win over Davidson…1-for-3 with two RBI in 12-3 win over USC Upstate…1-for-3 with one run scored in 2-0 win over Rider… 2-for-5 with one RBI and two runs scored in 14-4 win over Ball State…Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Rated No. 321 best high school prospect in nation and No. 3 best high school prospect in state of New Jersey by Perfect Game … 2012 All-Bergen County and 2012 North Jersey All-Star … Hit .448 (30-for-67) with six doubles and two triples while scoring 24 runs senior year … Helped lead Don Bosco Prep to 2012 NJSIAA North Jersey, Non-Public A title and played for state championship … Named by Perfect Game as 2012 Rawlings Preseason Northeast All-Region First Team … Earned 2011 All-Big North honors … As a junior in 2011, hit .421 with 28 RBIs … As a sophomore in 2010, hit .356 … Played for South Florida Bandits AAU team.
Parents are Vinny and Angela…Has two sisters, Teresa and Catherine…Intends to major in economics.