ACC PLAYER OF THE WEEK (4/4)
Sophomore (2022): Started all 60 games at shortstop…Hit .249 with 39 runs scored, 10 doubles, eight home runs, 45 RBI and nine stolen bases…Registered 12 multi-RBI performances and 14 multi-hit efforts…Tallied co-season-high four hits, highlighted by home run and four RBI in season-opening win over Towson (Feb. 18)…Drove in four runs and launched homer in 11-3 victory over Boston College (Mar. 12)…Totaled three-hit game at FGCU (Mar. 30)…Smacked game-winning grand slam at Duke (Apr. 1)…Became first player in program history with pair of grand slams in same series, plating five runs in finale at Duke (Apr. 3)…Mounted four-hit and four-RBI bid in 17-1 victory vs. FIU (Apr. 6)…Reached base safely three times against Bethune-Cookman (Apr. 19)…Homered in 22-0 rout vs. North Dakota State (May 6)…Went yard for second straight contest with solo shot against North Dakota State (May 7)…Notched trio of knocks in 8-2 win at No. 21 Florida State (May 14).
Freshman (2021): Appeared in 52 games, making 50 starts at shortstop…Hit .219 with five doubles, four homers and 14 RBI…Scored 23 runs, slugged .320 and posted .609 OPS…Stole four bases in seven attempts…Ranked sixth on team with 10 multi-hit games and had three multi-RBI performances…Had two hits on opening day at preseason No. 1 Florida (Feb. 19)…Scored and drove in run in win at Florida (Feb. 20)…Singled and scored in series finale vs. Virginia Tech (Feb. 28)…Had two hits and run scored at NC State (Mar. 6)…Singled and stole base at NC State (Mar. 7)…Singled and scored two runs in win at FGCU (Mar. 17)…Scored in win at FAU (Mar. 23)…Scored in win at Virginia (Mar. 26)….Went 2-for-3 in series-clinching win at Virginia (Mar. 28)…Doubled, scored and drove in run in win at FIU (Mar 31)…Went 3-for-4 with a run scored in win over Duke (Apr. 3)…Singled, scored a run and drove in a run in win over Duke (Apr. 4)…Hit first career homer in win over FIU (Apr. 7)…Hit three-run homer in series finale at Pitt (Apr. 11)…Doubled and homered in 3-for-5 game to beat Clemson (Apr. 16)…Singled and scored in win over Clemson (Apr. 17)…Went 2-for-4 with double to help sweep Clemson (Apr. 18)…Went 2-for-3 with run scored in first game of doubleheader at North Carolina (Apr. 23)…Doubled, homered and drove in season-high four RBI in win at North Carolina (Apr. 25)…Doubled in win over FGCU (Apr. 27)…Singled in series finale at Boston College (May 2)…Had base hit and run scored in win over App State (May 7)…Went 1-for-4 with run scored and RBI in victory over App State (May 8)…Had two hits and two runs scored in win over Georgia Tech (May 15)…Singled in win at Louisville (May 21)…Made ACC tournament debut vs. Duke (May 27)…Had base hit and run scored in NCAA tournament debut vs. South Alabama (June 4).
High School: Four-year varsity letterman at Doral Academy, serving as captain in 2020…Helped lead Doral to four district championships, two regional titles and one state runner-up finish…Hit .290 with three doubles, one triple, one home run and seven RBI in shortened 2020 season…Batted .296 with six doubles, one triple and 19 runs scored in 2019…Posted career-best four homers and 17 RBI as sophomore in 2018.
Personal: Son of Gino Pitelli and Zandra Diaz-Pitelli…Has one brother, Nicolas…Majoring in criminology.