|Hometown:||North Caldwell, N.J.|
|High School:||West Essex|
Dartmouth career ranks: batting, 3rd (.376); walks, 4th (76); home runs, 6th (19); RBI, 9th (108); hits, 11th (169); triples, 12th (7); runs, 14th (107); doubles, 14th (32).
Single-season ranks: home runs, 1st (11 - 2008) and 8th (8 - 2009); games played, 1st (44 - 2009) and 4th (42 - 2008); walks, 4th (30 - 2008) and 13th (26 - 2007); RBI, 5th (45 - 2008) and 11th (40 - 2009); hits, 6th (61 - 2009) and 10th (59 - 2008); runs, 6th (44 - 2008) and 10th (41 - 2009); triples, 7th (5 - 2008); batting, 12th (.395 - 2007); doubles, 12th (13 - 2009).
2009: Selected by the New York Mets in the 10th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft with the 314th overall selection ... Ivy League Player of the Year and unanimous selection for All-Ivy first team ... NEIBA All-New England second team ... Blair Bat Award winner with the highest batting average (.473) in Ivy play ... named Ivy Player of the Week twice (April 2 and 28) ... among the Ivy’s top six in eight offensive categories and top 10 in two more ... led team with 20 multi-hit games, including eight three-hit contests ... also has 12 multi-RBI games, the most recent coming at Army with three steaks ending an eight-game RBI drought ... led Dartmouth with a .431 average (22-for-51) with runners in scoring position ... clutch two-run double in the ninth against San José State tied the game as Dartmouth went on to end its season-opening eight-game slide, 7-4 ... capped a five-run rally in the eighth with a two-run double to help defeat Siena in the first home game, 8-6 ... gave Robert Young all the runs he needed with a two-run homer in the first of a 4-1 win over Princeton ... hit a two-out grand slam on an 0-2 pitch in the ninth at Yale for a 12-9 victory ... crushed a three-run, pinch-hit homer to break a tie in the seventh of a 13-10 victory at Vermont ... went 3-for-3 with a double, two walks and two RBIs in 14-2 win against Harvard ... ranks third on the all-time Dartmouth charts in batting average, fourth in walks, sixth in home runs, ninth in RBIs, 11th in hits, and 14th in runs and doubles ... banged out two singles in each of the NCAA Regional games, hitting .500 overall.
2008: All-Ivy League and NEIBA All-New England first team ... ABCA All-Northeast second team ... chosen as the team’s best offensive player ... led the team in runs, triples, homers, RBIs, slugging and walks ... also tied for the team lead with 17 multi-hit games ... reached base in 38 of the 42 games ... singled home the only run in the 1-0 season-opening win at Navy ... needed just a single for the cycle, going 3-for-5 with three RBIs in a 12-2 romp over CCSU ... tripled again later that day against Ohio State ... was a perfect 4-for-4 with a double and a run in the win over Northwestern ... reached base all five times in the 11-1 win at Cornell with three singles and two walks ... crushed a grand slam in the second game against the Big Red and scored three times in the 18-11 victory ... laced two doubles, scored twice and drove in one during a 9-3 win over Columbia ... stroked a two-run triple in a 7-2 win over Quinnipiac ... homered in consecutive games at Brown ... his three-run shot was the difference in a 9-7 win over the Bears ... cranked two doubles and a homer with three runs and RBIs in an 11-5 win versus Holy Cross ... homered the next game as well against Yale ... drove in seven runs with a double, two triples and a long ball versus Harvard ... destroyed Columbia pitching in the Ivy Championship, going 5-for-11 (.455) with four homers, five runs and eight RBIs for a slugging percentage of 1.545.
2007: All-Ivy first team and NEIBA All-New England second team ... team’s rookie of the year and best offensive player ... Ivy Rookie of the Week once ... led the team in 10 offensive categories ... batting average dipped below .400 after just two games all season ... reached base safely in all but two contests ... had at least two hits in nearly half of the games (17 of 37) ... received an intentional pass four times ... started career on a seven-game hit streak during which he hit .591 (13-for-22) ... later had an eight-game hit streak ... RBI single in 8-4 win over Cincinnati ... was 3-for-3 with three walks, three runs and three RBIs, including a two-run single during a five-run ninth of a 14-10 win over UMass ... went 6-for-10 with four RBIs in three games versus Illinois ... tripled in back-to-back games against Northwestern ... delivered a two-run double to help lift the Green to its first Ivy win of the season, 8-3 at Columbia ... ripped a pair of two-baggers and walked twice in the final game versus Brown ... singled, doubled and drove in two in the 9-6 win against Harvard.
High School: Lettered three times at West Essex for coach Scott Illiano ... helped his squad to the Essex County championship as a senior ... twice named all-conference first team ... also all-county first team and all-state Group II second team as a senior ... participated in student council and Key Club ... Spanish National Honor Society.
Personal: Majoring in government ... son of Anthony and Cynthia has one brother ... born June 13, 1988 in Hackensack, N.J. ... father played baseball at Lehman College ... named to the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star team this past summer ... member of Chi Gamma Epsilon ... helped out at the Winter Special Olympics as a freshman.
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