CANES BASEBALL ALUM AND MLB VETERAN PLAYER DANNY VALENCIA TALKS ABOUT HIS TIME AT UM, PLAYING FOR 7 DIFFERENT MLB TEAMS AND HIS UPCOMING TRIP TO THE SUMMER OLYMPICS IN TOKYO WITH TEAM ISRAEL ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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Mike Rosario

position

Outfield/Left-handed Pitcher

Height

6-0

Weight

204 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Newberry, Fla.

High School

St. Johns River State / Buchholz

The asterisk next to 2020 and 2021 season bios indicate the NCAA’s decision to grant an extra year of eligibility for student-athletes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; the student-athlete’s year of eligibility did not “advance” from 2020 to 2021 due to this NCAA ruling.

*Sophomore (2020 – St. Johns River): Played in 30 games before COVID-19 pandemic shortened the season…Hit .295 with two doubles, seven homers, 22 RBI and seven stolen bases…Made seven appearances as a pitcher, including six starts, going 0-3 with a 4.64 ERA and 23 strikeouts over 21.1 innings pitched.  

True Freshman (2019 – St. Johns River): Played in 50 games, batting .260 with five doubles, two homers 23 RBI and 12 stolen bases…Made 5 appearances on the mound, including three starts, striking out eight batters over 10.2 innings pitched. 

High School: Two-year varsity letterman at Buchholz…As a senior, helped Bobcats finish 21-8-1 and win the district title.

Personal: Son of Julio and Angelia Rosario…has one sister, Brittany…Cousin of MLB shortstop Amed Rosario…Majoring in sport administration.