Pirates storm into the post-season as winners of five straight after 5-2 win on Saturday.
2016: Academic Merit Award recipient... Only player on the team to start all 58 games... Set career-highs in 10 offensive categories including a .265 batting average, 38 runs scored and 22 runs batted in... Finished tied for second in the BIG EAST and 10th in the nation with 32 stolen bases... Was caught stealing only twice... Led the BIG EAST with six triples... Ranked ninth in the BIG EAST with 32 walks... Finished tied for fifth in the BIG EAST in total plate appearances and seventh in at bats... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on May 23... Reached base three times with a walk and a double at Butler on May 21... Was a home run shy of the cycle with a stolen base at Butler on May 20... Went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two stolen bases at Butler on May 19... Went 3-for-6 with two RBIs, a run scored and a stolen base at NJIT on May 17... Went 3-for-5 with an RBI triple and a stolen base vs. St. John’s on May 13... Reached base four times, going 2-for-5 with a walk, a HBP, two runs scored, an RBI and a stolen base vs. Rider on May 11... Had two singles and a stolen base vs. Xavier on May 6... Walked twice, scored two runs and stole four bases vs. Saint Peter’s on April 27... Reached base three times vs. Villanova on April 22... Had two hits and a stolen base vs. Monmouth on April 19... Walked twice and stole two bases vs. LIU on April 17... Drove in two runs vs. LIU on April 16... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a triple and a stolen base vs. LIU on April 15... Walked three times vs. Rutgers on April 12... Reached base four times, going 3-for-4 with two runs scored, a walk, an RBI and a stolen base vs. Wagner on April 6... Reached base four times, going 3-for-5 with three runs scored, a double, a walk and two RBIs vs. Quinnipiac on April 1... Scored two runs and stole three bases vs. Army in game one of a double-header on March 26... Went 2-for-5 with a triple, two RBIs, a run scored and a stolen base at Army on March 25... Reached base three times, going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run scored and a stolen base vs. Saint Peter’s on March 23... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base in game one vs. Manhattan on March 19... Had an RBI triple vs. Lafayette on March 16... Went 2-for-4 with a double, a stolen base and a run scored vs. Indiana on March 3... Went 2-for-4 with a stolen base at FIU on Feb. 27... Reached base four times, going 2-for-3 with two walks vs. Missouri in game two of a double-header on Feb. 20... Went 2-for-4 with a walk in game one of a double-header on Feb. 20... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2015: Appeared in 41 games and made 40 starts... Batted .197... Drove in six runs and stole three bases... Collected a pair of hits vs. Creighton on May 21 in the BIG EAST Championship... Went 2-for-4 and drove in the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the ninth inning vs. Georgetown on May 15... Went 2-for-4 wiith an RBI and two runs scored vt Villanova on May 9... Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored at Villanova on May 8... Reached base twice, had an RBI and two runs scored at Wagner... Walked three times and scored two runs at Xavier on April 2... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI at North Carolina on Feb. 14... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2014: Appeared in 49 games and started 47 at second base... Batted .247... Committed only two errors at second base in 218 chances, making him one of the top defenders in the BIG EAST... Stole a career-high 11 bases, fourth-most on the team... Went 2-for-4 with a stolen base, a run scored and an RBI vs. Xavier in game two of a double-header on May 10... Went 3-for-4 with a stolen base and two runs scored vs. NYIT on April 12... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored vs. NYIT on April 11... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and two stolen bases vs. Wagner on April 9... Had two RBIs at Iona on March 28... Reached base four times with a 3-for-3 day with a walk and two runs scored vs. Saint Peter's on March 19... Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI at James Madison on March 10... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a double and an RBI at Arizona on March 2... Went 1-3 with two RBIs at Richmond on Feb. 23... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2013: Played in 19 games and made five starts... Served as the primary backup second baseman... Started four of the last five games of the season as regular second baseman Mike Genovese sat with an injury... Batted .333 with three RBIs in 27 at bats... Collected his first collegiate hit in a pinch hitting role at Rutgers on April 5... Went 1-for-4 in his first career start vs. Iona on April 17... Walked twice and scored a run vs. Lehigh on April 24... Delivered a pinch hit and RBI at Villanova on April 27... Went 1-for-1 with a run scored vs. Saint Peter's on April 30... Had a walk and a sacrifice vs. St. John's on May 17... Went 1-for-3 in a starting role vs. St. John's on May 18... Went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored vs. St. John's on the second day of the 2013 BIG EAST Championship... Had a hit and an RBI vs. Pittsburgh in the BIG EAST Championship.
High School/Personal: Teaneck, N.J. native who played two seasons of varsity baseball as a shortstop for St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale...Selected to participate in Under Armour All-American preseason camp in January 2012...Born Jan. 6, 1994.