University Of Maryland Eastern Shore
2008: One of three players to start all 56 games ... Hit .236 in 195 at-bats ... Had 46 hits, (four doubles) scored 28 runs and knocked in 14 more ... Drew 17 walks and was hit by a pitch three times ... Had a .304 on-base percentage and 50 total bases ... Led the team with nine sacrifice hits ... Stole 15 bases in 18 tries ... Had a .918 fielding percentage ... Boasted nine multiple-hit games, including three of the three-hit variety ... Tied for the team's third longest hitting streak at seven games between May 3 at East Tennessee State and May 11 at Virginia Military Institute.
High School: Was on the honor roll all four years at ElktonHigh School... Batted .514 with 11 doubles and 23 RBIs as a senior ... Finished the season with a .901 fielding percentage ... Helped his team reach the regional championship game two years in a row ... Named all-county during his junior and senior seasons ... Selected to play in the Brooks Robinson All-Star Game at Camden Yards.
Personal: Born March 10, 1989 in Elkton, Md. ... Son of Virginia Orsini ... Has one brother, Brian and one sister, Krystal ... Off the field, is involved in the Hawk Leadership Academy ... Major is Business Administration.
Out Of The Park: Best non-athletic accomplishment: Making the dean's list. Athletic goal for the season: Hit .350 and help lead team to a MEAC championship. Athletic goals before I graduate: Make the All-MEAC first team and get drafted. When I graduate from college, I plan to: Play professionally. Hobbies outside of sports: Bass fishing. Best sports moment: Hitting my first ever home run my senior year of high school when nobody thought I could ever do it. Person who has influenced me the most: My mother, because she has molded me into the person I am today. Anything else that is important to know about you: I am very hardworking and believe that hardwork will lead to great things.