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2009 MEDIA GUIDE

CRAIG CHAPUT Senior • Pitcher 2008 MAAC All-Tournament Team

TONY ROSSI Celebrating His

40th Season

NICK MESSINGER Senior • Outfielder Co-Captain 2008 MAAC Second Team 2008 MAAC All-Tournament Team


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SIENA

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Table of Contents

Siena College Quick Facts Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Loudonville, N.Y. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,000 Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1937 Affiliation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Division I Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) Nickname. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saints Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Green & Gold President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fr. Kevin Mullen, O.F.M. Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John D’Argenio Associate AD/Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . Joyce Eggleston Assistant AD/Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori Perillo Assistant AD/Business Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken Grant Corporate Sales Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cori Rowe Marketing Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katelyn Dooley Administrative Secretary . . . . . . . . . . . . . Megan Gilligan Coaches’ Secretary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sybille Cowan Field (capacity) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Siena Field (500) Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grass Dimensions . . . . . . . RF (330), RC (380), C (400), LC (380), LF (310) Press Box Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-542-7240 Athletic Department Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2551 Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.SienaSaints.com

Baseball Quick Facts Head Coach. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Rossi – 40th Season (The College at Brockport ’65) Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 659-763-6 (.460) Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Sinicola (1st season) Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . Rob Ditoma (1st Season) Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Jackson (1st Season) Office Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-786-5044 E-Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . rossi@siena.edu Lettermen Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21/9 Starters Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5/4 Pitchers Returning/Lost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9/4 2008 Overall record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-26 Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-6 Away . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-17 MAAC Record (Finish): . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-8 (3rd)

Baseball History

First year of Division I baseball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1977 Overall Division I record. . . . . . . . . . . . . 586-677-6 (.471) MAAC Tournament Appearances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 MAAC Tournament Record. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-9 MAAC Championships (Most Recent). . . . . . . . 4 (1999) Years in NCAA Tournament (Most Recent) . . . . 1 (1999) Most Recent Tournament Host . . . . . . . . . . Wake Forest NCAA Play-in Appearances (Most Recent). . . . . 3 (1997) NCAA Play-in Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Last NCAA Tournament Opponent . . . . . . . Virginia Tech Result . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Virginia Tech 11, Siena 5

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Siena and the Capital District . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Front Cover Quick Facts/Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2009 Outlook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4 Captains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6 Seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-11 Juniors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-17 Sophomores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-21 Freshmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-24 Head Coach Tony Rossi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Rossi Reflections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27 Coaching Staff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Siena Baseball: An Established Program on the Rise . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 2009 Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Athletic Support Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31-32 2009 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33-35 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 The College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Siena’s Franciscan Tradition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 The Capital Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Siena College Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-42 Siena College Head Coaching Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 2008 Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43-44 2008 Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 2008 Statistics and Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Saints in Professional Baseball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 The Record Book. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48-60 Saints in the Classroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Saints in the Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-63 Siena Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 TV/Radio Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Back Cover 2009 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover

Athletic Communications Assistant Athletic Director for Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Rich Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2411 Office Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2992 Cell Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-542-7240 E-Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . jrich@siena.edu Assistant Sports Information Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Adam Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2377 E-Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . madam@siena.edu Athletic Communications Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Demos Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2411 Cell Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336-675-7374 E-Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . mdemos@siena.edu

Jason Rich ’98

Mark Adam

Mike Demos

Assistant Athletic Director for Communications/ Baseball Contact

Assistant Sports Information Director

Athletic Communications Intern/Multimedia Coordinator

CREDITS The 2009 Siena College Baseball media guide is published by the Siena College Athletic Communications Office. It was prepared by Assistant Athletic Director for Communications, Jason Rich, with assistance from Mike Demos and Cody Berschwinger. Edited by Jason Rich, Mark Adam, Mike Demos and Tony Rossi Design by: Jan Jarvis, Willow Graphics. Printing by: Snyder Printer, Troy, N.Y. For more information about the Siena College baseball program, please contact the Siena College Baseball Office, 515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, N.Y. 12211-1462.

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2009 Season Outlook It was early April of 1970, just days before Apollo 13 rocketed into orbit and made its perilous journey home, when Tony Rossi took his first trot from the Siena dugout to the third base coaches’ box.

in which he started the first game of each MAAC series and earned All-Tournament recognition after a victory in the Opening Round of last year’s Championships.

There isn’t much that hasn’t changed over the past four decades, but this spring you will find the same man, making that same short trip.

Chaput figures to again be at the front of the Saints’ veteran rotation this spring. He brings over 200 innings of experience to the hill along with a fastball that touches 90 and a bulldog mentality.

He has seen the price of gas rise from 36 cents per gallon to well over four dollars in New York’s State Capital (and back down again) during his baseball coaching tenure at Siena which has spanned the reign of eight US Presidents. “It’s really 43 years,” ‘Skip’ is quick to remind. “I coached lacrosse the first three years I was here.” The light-hearted reflection on the past 40 years is indicative of Rossi’s trademark wit and carefree nature, both of which have molded the lives of hundreds of young men who now represent Siena and its baseball program in all walks of life and all professions imaginable, even the Major Leagues. His awards are many, and span his brilliant career. Consider this: he was inducted into the Siena Sports Hall of Fame 24 years ago and the same summer (1985) into the Albany Twilight League Hall of Fame. Both achievements came five years before Siena even joined the MAAC. In its 18 years as a conference member, Siena has won nearly 58% of its league games and captured four regular-season and four Tournament Championships. In turn, Rossi has been named MAAC Coach of the Year six times, while tutoring four MAAC Rookies and four MAAC Players of the Year. And if this all sounds like a nice memoir for a coaching legend in the twilight of his career, you’ll want to keep reading. Simple observation leads one to believe there are several chapters still to be written. Last year, Rossi guided an upstart Siena team picked in the middle of the pack to just the third 30-win season in program history and a MAAC title appearance. The Saints equaled a program-record with an 11-game winning streak and won a remarkable 21 of their final 25 games, smashing nine program records along the way.

Sophomore Zach Hartman was the most pleasant surprise last year. He enjoyed one of the great pitching seasons in program history as a rookie, finishing with an 8-1 record and a perfect 6-0 mark to go along with a 3.57 ERA in league games. Rossi will likely again turn to Hartman on conference weekends. The savvy sophomore is one of the best in the league at pitching to contact and locating his pitches. Will Hassett and Craig Marcellus each have seen plenty of league action as well. Hassett’s marquee effort came in Siena’s 5-2 victory over 40-win Canisius on the second day of the MAAC Tournament. He pitched seven innings and allowed just two runs in an elimination game that sent the Griffs home and sent Siena onto the championship round. The senior has improved each season with the program and will be a key component to the staff’s success this year. Marcellus has tremendous experience as well, having started 20 games in his two years with the program. The long lefty will be a valuable asset again this spring.

Although over 50% of the team’s run production was lost with the graduation of the entire infield, there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful as the 2009 campaign nears. Nearly the whole pitching staff returns, there is plenty of leadership and experience in the outfield and several returnees enjoyed breakthrough campaigns at the plate last year. The roster has more than enough talent to compete in the upper echelon of the conference, and perhaps even provide its unwavering leader with a second trip to the promised land of College Baseball – the NCAA Tournament. It’s a prospect that has Rossi looking right past the rear view mirror and out the front windshield. “I’m as excited about this season as any of the past ones,” Rossi said. “I have the same energy and desire to teach the game and the same competitive fire when we take the field. When I stop feeling that way, I’ll know it’s time to hang them up. But right now, I’m just focused on helping this team win a MAAC Championship.”

Pitching The biggest boost to this year’s staff came with the summer announcement that ace Craig Chaput would return for a fifth season. Chaput made the welcome decision to return after a strong junior campaign

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Zach Hartman

Of the six, southpaw Ryan Poplawski and right handers Dan Pendleton and C.J. Sohl may be the most ready at the start. Poplawski was one of the top starting pitchers in Central New York throughout his final two scholastic seasons at Syracuse’s Bishop Ludden. Pendleton and Sohl also arrive in Loudonville with standout credentials. Six-foot three-inch Brandon Curson continues Rossi’s recently tapped Georgia pipeline, and the staff has high expectations for his career. Nicco Stento, and left hander John Hopkin are newcomers who will fight for innings as they gain experience and adjust to the college game. “Our pitching staff is in excellent shape,” Rossi said. “If we can avoid injuries, we should be as strong on the hill as we have been in quite some time, which means we should have a chance to win every time we take the field.”

Catchers The Siena pitchers will be throwing to familiar backstops. Senior co-captain Phil Cahill was a Second Team All-MAAC selection last year despite missing 22 games with an arm injury. He batted .294, drove in 14 runs and scored 14 times. The switch-hitting catcher will likely platoon with junior Gary DerHagopian. This year, Cahill will be asked to take his game to another level, especially on offense, to help fill the void in the middle of the lineup caused by the graduation of last year’s entire starting infield. DerHagopian is a solid defensive catcher who also demonstrated great offensive prowess in his first two years before also missing most of last year with an injury. Junior college transfer Kyle Barbato completes the catching corps. He is a solid defensive catcher who will challenge for innings. If Hartman was the most pleasant surprise in 2008, classmate Dan Lazzaroni wasn’t far behind. Recruited as both a pitcher and a hitter, the Georgia native flourished on the mound, embracing his role as the team’s closer. He garnered six saves and finished the year with a 2-0 record and a 4.38 ERA. The side-winder had a memorable MAAC Tournament, pitching effectively in three straight games to keep the Saints alive. Senior left-hander Matt Moberg is yet another arm with MAAC experience. He started six games last year before a season-ending injury. When healthy, he is as effective as any pitcher in the rotation. Beyond those six, Rossi will have plenty of options. He may first turn to junior Dan Miklas, who enjoyed a strong sophomore campaign finishing with a 2-1 record and a team-best 2.45 ERA. Classmate Frank Cebek also enjoyed success at times, ending with a 2-0 record and a 3.91 ERA. Both pitchers have big-game experience as each went three innings in Siena’s MAAC Tournament win over Rider which forced a decisive fifth game for the crown. Sophomore Kyle Sumple rounds out the returnees and he too could see meaningful action this spring. Rossi has always believed in the adage that you can never have too much pitching. With that in mind, six newcomers will join the program this fall, helping complete the deepest pitching staff in the league.

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Infield The Saints will have an entirely new infield after the graduation of four of the top offensive players in program history. It is the biggest question mark for this year’s club. Sophomore Preseason All-MAAC selection Kevin Quaranto and classmate Don DiPetta will likely start at the corner infield spots. Both players gained valuable experience a year ago, albeit mostly at different positions. Quaranto batted .317, scored 27 runs and drove in 23 runs in 48 games played. He saw most of his time behind the plate late in the season after Cahill and DerHagopian went down with injuries, but Rossi is expected to move the powerful lefty to first base full-time this year. He will bat in the middle of the lineup where he will be counted on as one of the team’s top run producers. DiPetta will be moved to third base after appearing in 40 games (mostly at second base) last year. His ability to adjust to the hot corner and continued development at the plate will be crucial to the team’s success. The biggest unknown comes up the middle where Rossi will turn to two freshmen to man two of the more important positions on the diamond. Andrew Sawyer will likely get the call at shortstop. Sawyer is a sound defensive player who also makes the trip to Loudonville from Georgia after a decorated high school career. He is flanked by classmate Dan Paolini to form what the staff hopes will evolve into one of the top double-play combinations in program history. Paolini is a skilled, offensiveminded player with good size and potential.

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Sawyer and Paolini will be challenged by classmates William Cardona and Teddy Trymbiski. Both players are coming off impressive falls and each is versatile enough to add depth across the infield.

Nick Messinger

Outfield The outfield is as deep and steady as the infield is green and unknown. Senior co-captain Nick Messinger has progressed into one of the league’s elite outfielders. Last year, he started 51 of the 56 games he played in left field, where he did not make a single error in 116 chances. More impressive was his offensive development. He batted .319 with four home runs and 34 RBI and stole 12 bases in 14 attempts. Messinger was named to the MAAC Second Team and the All-Tournament team for his efforts in addition to being named the conference’s representative for the 2008 NCAA Sportsman of the Year award.

stars in the MAAC. He played through injury to start 31 of the 41 games he appeared in as a sophomore. He has one of the top arms in the conference and one of the most explosive bats. Last year, Giansanti was selected MAAC Player of the Week after a torrid stretch, and he later returned to Rossi’s lineup for the MAAC Tournament where he went 4-for-4 in the openinground victory over Manhattan. Senior Eric Mruczek can play in the field, but will see most of action as the team’s everyday designated hitter. He batted .328 with four home runs and 26 runs scored as a junior and he will be a mainstay in the middle of Rossi’s ledger. Mruczek is the top returning hitter on the team and he will be counted on in clutch situations.

To his left is one of the MAAC’s most reliable center fielders, senior Jason DeFilippo. DeFilippo finished second in the MAAC with 25 steals and made just one error in 120 outfield chances. He was an All-Academic team selection and ended the year batting .326 with 30 runs scored and 24 RBI. The duo have always formed one of the top defensive tandems in the MAAC, but last year their emergence as offensive powers was a major reason for the team’s late-season surge and ascension in the league standings. Junior Anthony Giansanti will complete the opening-day lineup in right field and is one of the up-and-coming

Jason DeFilippo

Sophomore Juan Amador provides another capable option in the outfield. Amador played in 20 games last year, but the staff is high on his potential, especially at the plate. If he can contribute as quickly as the staff hopes he can, his bat will be difficult to leave out of the lineup. Junior Al Williams, sophomore Kyle Hudson and freshman Andy Carucci add depth and their playing time is contingent on their continued progression.

Schedule The 2009 slate is littered with traditional baseball powers and some of the most storied institutions in the land. The season begins with a seven-day, nine-game tour of the Lone Star State where the Saints will travel to Texas State, Texas-Arlington, Lamar and Dallas Baptist after a neutral site game against Arkansas State to start the season. A week after the team returns from Texas, it will head to Florida for a three-game series against Michigan at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. The annual southern swing concludes March 13-15 at West Virginia. Siena figures to be well prepared when conference play starts in late March with a road series against Fairfield and a homestand against Manhattan. Northern non-conference games include traditional rivals such as UMass, Cornell, Vermont, New York Tech, Holy Cross, Dartmouth, Binghamton and Rhode Island and a new series against Brown. The Saints will face four of the MAAC’s top programs at home this season. The series with the Jaspers preludes home three-game sets with Rider, Marist and Canisius. This year’s MAAC Tournament returns to Waterfront Park in Trenton, N.J. May 21-23.

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2009 Captains Nick Messinger

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Senior • Outfield • Co-Captain Ht/Wt: 5-9/170 Bats/Throws: R/R Norton, Mass./Bishop Feehan Major: Sociology GENERAL: Co-Captain...Gifted natural athlete who had breakout season last year...Has good speed and runs the bases well...Has good hands and deceptive speed in the outfield that allow him to track down any ball hit in his area...Strong and accurate arm from the outfield.

junior and senior years...Named a Conference All-Star his sophomore, junior and senior years...Selected as a member of the Area All-Star Team his junior and senior years...Posted a .326 batting average and a .578 on base percentage as a senior at Bishop Feehan...As captain of his football team, he led Bishop Feehan to four straight Super Bowl championships throughout his high school tenure...Named Conference All-Star for football his junior and senior years... Also led Bishop Feehan’s track team to back-to-back Division Championships and was selected as a Conference All-Star for track his junior and senior years.

ROSSI ON MESSINGER: “Nick had a breakout spring last year, making the All-conference team. He is coming off a fine offensive and defensive year and was elected co-captain. The staff expects him to pick right up where he left off and be a major contributor defensively as well as offensively. He is one of only a handful of players in Siena history to go through the season without an error, and he had 10 assists. We expect big things from him.”

AS A JUNIOR: MAAC Second Team selection...Named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team...MAAC representative for 2008 NCAA Sportsmanship Award...Named MAAC Co-Player of the Week (4/21) after batting .562 (9-16) with eight doubles, four runs scored, four RBI and four steals...Started 51 games and was one of only two players to appear in all 56 games...Third on the team with 15 multiple hit and eight multiple RBI games... Tallied career-high five game hit streak (5/3-10)...Recorded career-high four hits vs. Fairfield (4/12)...Led team and ranked tied for second in the MAAC in triples (4)...Led team with 10 outfield assists while also not committing an error in 116 chances...Led team in being hit by a pitch 12 times...12 stolen bases were second most on the Saints. AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 28 of the 33 games he played... Batted .226 with 21 hits in 93 at bats...Scored 13 runs and drove in 14...Was second on the team with five home runs and recorded a slugging percentage of .441...Hit two home runs and had five RBI in the first game of the season at New Orleans (2/24)...Went 3-for-3 with a solo home run to account for the only run against South Alabama (3/1)...Hit a three-run home run at Tennessee (3/9)... Career Bests Over the first 10 games of the season he First Hit: Elon (3-4-06) batted .400. AS A FRESHMAN: Started 20 of the 32 games he played...Had 15 base hits in 68 at bats to finish with a .221 average...Scored 11 runs while driving in 15...Homered once... Stole four bases in five attempts...Went 2-for-4, scored once, drove in three runs, and stole one base in the Saints’ 13-10 win over Holy Cross (3/28).

At Bats: 5 – Six Times Hits: 4 – Fairfield (4-12-08) Doubles: 2 – Iona (5-10-08) Home Runs: 2 – New Orleans (2-24-07) RBI: 5 – New Orleans (2-24-07) Stolen Bases: 2 – Canisius (4-20-08) Longest Hit Streak: 5 games

BEFORE SIENA: Was one of the top leadoff hitters in New England in high school where he was coached by former Major League Baseball star Greg Gagne...Is a Second Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwan Do Karate...Three-sport athlete in baseball, football, and track...Captained all three teams...Led Bishop Feehan’s baseball team to a conference championship his

MESSINGER’S STATS YEAR 2006 2007 2008 TOT

GP GS 32 20 33 28 56 51 121 99

AVG .221 .226 .319 .272

AB 68 93 163 324

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R 11 13 38 62

H 15 21 52 88

2B 3B 3 0 3 1 12 4 18 5

HR RBI 1 15 5 14 4 34 10 63

BB 8 5 14 27

SO SB 26 4-5 31 0-0 46 12-14 103 16-19

OBP .321 .284 .407 .362

SLG .309 .441 .515 .451

OPS .630 .725 .922 .813

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World Series...Selected Second Team All-Monmouth County in 2004...Selected to the Third Team All-State Parochial that same year...Named a 2005 Carpenter Cup honoree...Honored as a Monmouth County Shore Conference All-Star that same year ...Was one of the top hitters on the team his senior season with a .403 batting average, 25 RBI, an on-base percentage of .539, and a slugging percentage of .522...Participates in numerous volunteer activities in his hometown.

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Senior • Catcher • Co-Captain Ht/Wt: 6-0/200 Bats/Throws: R/R Wall, N.J./Christian Brothers Academy Major: Psychology GENERAL: Co-Captain...A versatile, offensive-

ROSSI ON CAHILL: “Phil is coming off an outstanding spring

minded catcher who has started three seasons behind the dish...Was enjoying successful junior season before suffering season-ending arm injury in late April...Possesses a strong arm and a consistent glove...Has a smooth swing and solid fundamental approach at the plate...Will be asked to elevate his game on both sides of the plate this spring.

that was cut short with an arm injury. Elected a co-captain, he was an All-conference performer and if he can bounce back from the injury, he will be a major force. He does an effective job handling the pitching staff and needs to continue to be a leader in that area.”

AS A JUNIOR: MAAC Second Team selection...Appeared in 34 games, starting 28 behind the dish before suffering seasonending arm injury in late April...Drew 18 walks, amassing a teamhigh .425 on-base percentage while also striking out just six times in 85 at bats...Reached base safely by either a hit or walk in 24 of 28 games started...Threw out six of 26 would-be base stealers and led team with five pickoffs...Made just one error and allowed only two passed balls in 135 total chances, accruing a solid .993 fielding percentage...Finished season strong, hitting .444 (6-18) with six runs scored and five RBI over final six games.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 39 games, recording 30 hits in 126 at bats for an average of .238...Scored 16 runs and knocked in 17, which tied for third on the team...Committed just one error behind the plate, posting a fielding percentage of .993...Totaled five hits, two RBI and two runs in an 11-7 win at Niagara (4/8)...Went 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBI at Iona (3/24)...Went 3-for-3 at the plate with three runs and an RBI to beat Canisius 10-1 in the backend of a doubleheader (5/12).

Career Bests First Hit: Charlotte (3-11-06) At Bats: 6 – Niagara (4-8-07) Hits: 5 – Niagara (4-8-07) Doubles: 1 – Eight Times RBI: 4 – Twice Longest Hit Streak: 4 games

AS A FRESHMAN: Started 18 of the 24 games in which he appeared...Led freshmen hitters with a .232 batting average and 15 RBI...Had 16 hits in 69 at bats, scoring six times...Went 3-for-4, scored one run and collected four RBI in the Saints’ 9-8 victory over Connecticut (4/17).

BEFORE SIENA: Comes from one of the top high school programs in New Jersey...Led Christian Brothers Academy to three straight North “A” Shore Conference Championships during his sophomore, junior and senior years...Led CBA to the Non-Public “A” State Championships, where they finished as runner-ups his sophomore and senior years...Led his local American Legion team to 2004 District Championships...That same year he was named to the American Legion All-Star Team and was selected as MVP of the game...Selected to participate in the Team New Jersey 2003 and 2004 Wood Bat High School

CAHILL’S STATS YEAR 2006 2007 2008 TOT

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GP 24 39 34 97

GS 18 39 28 85

AVG AB .232 69 .238 126 .294 85 .254 280

R 6 16 14 36

H 16 30 25 71

2B 3B 4 0 1 1 3 0 8 1

HR RBI 1 15 0 17 0 14 1 46

BB SO 3 13 4 18 18 6 25 37

SB 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-1

OBP .270 .317 .425 .344

SLG .333 .262 .329 .300

OPS .603 .579 .754 .644

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2009 Seniors Jason DeFilippo

#4

Senior • Outfield Ht/Wt: 5-7/160 Bats/Throws: R/R Revere, Mass./Stoneham Major: Finance GENERAL: Everyday centerfielder ...Equips a useful mix of speed and offense...Excellent defensive player who patrols the spacious gaps of Siena field with ease...Possesses good speed and hits for contact, which makes him a solid option at the top or bottom of the batting order ...Clutch hitter who almost always comes through in big situations at the plate.

title as a sophomore, posting a .530 batting average...Named MVP of the Savio Prep Tournament...Hit .383 with 15 RBI, while registering eight stolen bases during his senior campaign...Named to the American Legion All-Star Team during the summer following his senior year...Also played in the Bay State Games before matriculating to Siena...Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball, where he was named co-captain in all three sports.

ROSSI ON DEFILIPPO: “Flip is another senior who had a breakout season last year. He was one of the top hitters on the club, and his 25 stolen bases created havoc with the opposition. More importantly, his speed allows him to track everything in the outfield and make our outfield arguably the best outfield in the conference defensively. We have high expectations for him again this year.”

AS A JUNIOR: MAAC All-Academic Team selection ...Started 52 of 55 games played...Led team and ranked second in the MAAC with 25 stolen bases...Tallied career-high 11-game hit streak from 2/24-3/16 which included games against some of the top teams in the country (Florida, Virginia, Arkansas, Central Florida)...Tied for team lead amongst regulars, hitting .385 (20-52) with runners in scoring position...Hit .351 with runners on base and was 5-for-7 in bases loaded situations...Only struckout 11 times in 181 at bats (one strikeout every 16.5 at bats)...Recorded 14 multiple hit and seven multiple RBI games...Scored career-high three runs and swiped two bases at Manhattan (4/6)...Led team with seven sacrifices. AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 44 games...Totaled 41 hits in 160 at bats for an average of .256...Scored 29 runs and drove in 15...Stole 13 bases on 16 attempts ...Did not make an error all season and had four outfield assists...Went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI in the backend of a doubleheader with Vermont (4/10)...Went 2-for-4 with his only home run of the season, two RBI and a stolen base in the last game of the season against Marist (5/18).

AS A FRESHMAN: Started 12 of the 29 games in which he appeared...Had 13 hits in 59 at bats and scored eight runs, finishing with a .220 average... Stole three bases in three tries and drove in six runs...Went 2-for-4, scoring once and stealing two bases against conference rival LeMoyne (4/16) to help the Saints to a 4-2 win.

BEFORE SIENA: Garnered freshman Scholar-Athlete Award at Stoneham...Named to the Middlesex AllLeague Team in baseball his sophomore, junior, and senior years...Captured the Middlesex League batting

Career Bests

DEFILIPPO’S STATS YEAR 2006 2007 2008 TOT

GP GS 29 12 44 44 55 52 128 108

AVG AB .220 59 .256 160 .326 181 .283 400

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R 8 29 30 67

H 2B 3B 13 1 0 41 7 1 59 10 1 113 18 2

HR RBI 0 6 1 15 0 24 1 45

BB SO SB 1 13 3-3 9 16 13-16 10 11 25-29 20 40 41-48

OBP .233 .302 .396 .337

SLG .237 .331 .392 .345

OPS .470 .633 .788 .682

First Hit: McNeese State (2-24-06) At Bats: 7 – Manhattan (5-22-08) Hits: 3 – Five times Doubles: 2 – Niagara (3-23-08) RBI: 2 – 10 times Stolen Bases: 2 – Seven times Longest Hit Streak: 11 games

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2009 Seniors Eric Mruczek

#14

ROSSI ON MRUCZEK: “Eric did a really good job last year filling in at right field and as a designated hitter. With the offensive guns gone from last year, he will be counted on heavily to pick up the slack with the bat. His versatility will allow him to compete for playing time as a DH, first baseman or in the outfield.”

Senior • Outfield Ht/Wt: 6-1/210 Bats/Throws: R/R Batavia, N.Y./University of Buffalo Major: Marketing and Management GENERAL: Transfer from Buffalo who walked on to the team prior to the spring semester sophomore year, after being used in the outfield and at first base for the Bulls...Has shown good athleticism and desire...Proved to be a capable offensive option... Versatile player who can play the corner outfield, first base or DH...Expected to anchor the middle of the lineup this season.

AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 43 games, starting 35...Hit safely in 13 of final 16 games...Tallied career-best ninegame hit streak from 4/26-5/11...Went 2-for-4 with a career-high four RBI in the Saints’ MAAC Tournament opening win vs. Manhattan (5/22)...Recorded 10 multiple-hit and seven multiple-RBI performances...Batted .385 with runners in scoring position...Siena posted a 22-10 record when he started in right field or DH and was 10-2 with him hitting in the cleanup spot.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 32 games...Chalked up 21 hits in 84 at bats for an average of .250... Committed only two errors on the season, posting a .968 fielding percentage...Went 3-for-4 with two RBI and scored once in 11-7 win over Niagara (4/8)...Batted 3-for-3 with a double at South Alabama in the second game of the year (2/27) ...Posted 13 putouts and one assist against Rhode Island (4/30).

Career Bests First Hit: South Alabama (2-27-07) At Bats: 6 – Manhattan (4-6-08) Hits: 3 – Three times Doubles: 1 – Nine Times RBI: 4 – Manhattan (5-22-08) Longest Hit Streak: 9 games

AS A FRESHMAN (BUFFALO): Appeared in 14 games, making nine starts at Buffalo...Hit .219 (7-32) with three RBI and two runs scored. BEFORE SIENA: Was a First Team AllMonroe County selection in both his junior and senior years as a shortstop.

MRUCZEK’S STATS YEAR 2007 2008 TOT

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GP 32 43 75

GS 24 35 59

AVG AB .250 84 .328 119 .296 203

R 6 26 32

H 2B 3B 21 3 0 39 6 0 60 9 0

HR RBI 0 5 4 24 4 29

BB SO 5 26 15 21 20 47

SB 0-1 1-1 1-2

OBP .300 .414 .373

SLG .286 .479 .399

OPS .586 .893 .772

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#27

ROSSI ON MOBERG: “Matt has been plagued by injuries since his sophomore year. This is a big year for him and if he can get out of the gate quickly, he will be a valuable asset. If he is effective, he can be one of the best pitchers in the conference.”

Senior • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 5-11/171 Bats/Throws: R/L State College, Pa./ State College Area Major: Marketing and Management GENERAL: Talented left-handed pitcher who broke onto the scene with solid freshman and sophomore seasons before being hampered by injuries last year...If healthy, will be expected to challenge for spot in the weekend rotation...Came into his own as a sophomore, again earning a spot in the weekend rotation...Locates and mixes all his pitches extremely well...Has deceptive velocity (mid to upper-80’s) and keeps hitters off balance...Comes from one of the top high school programs in Pennsylvania.

AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in six games, all starts, before suffering a season-ending injury in mid-April...Pitched strong in season debut, surrendering just five hits and one earned run with season-high four strikeouts over four innings at Florida (2/23)...Earned key back-to-back MAAC wins over Niagara (3/22) and Saint Peter’s (3/29)...In final three appearances, went 2-0 with 5.06 ERA...Held runners at bay, allowing only two stolen bases in five attempts against him.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 10 games, ending the season with a 3.51 ERA...Threw 56.1 innings and struck out 42 batters, which tied for the team-lead...Pitched a team-high two complete games...Won three of his last five games...Allowed one earned run on one hit and struck out six in six innings against Manhattan (3/31)...Gave up one run on two hits in seven innings pitched while fanning eight to win his last game of the season against Canisius (5/12)...Held opponents to a measly .233 batting average. AS A FRESHMAN: Led all freshmen with 11 starts and 12 appearances...Posted a 4.79 ERA and a 4-4 record...Picked up three complete game victories in MAAC play...Tossed 37 strikeouts and walked just 34 batters in 67.2 innings...Struck out nine and gave up only one earned run in a complete four-hit game win against LeMoyne (4/16)...Was named MAAC Pitcher of the Week (4/18) and MAAC Rookie of the Week (5/1).

BEFORE SIENA: Named All-League All-Star as a junior and senior...Established a combined 9-3 record with a 2.33 ERA in 13 games during his senior and summer seasons...Pitched 77 1/3 innings during those seasons, striking out 71 batters.

Career Bests First Start: Elon (3-5-06) First Win: Rider (4-2-06) Most Strikeouts: 9 – LeMoyne

(4-16-06)

MOBERG’S STATS YEAR 2006 2007 2008 TOT

APP GS 12 11 10 10 6 6 28 27

W-L 4-4 3-6 2-3 9-13

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ERA 4.79 3.51 7.54 4.72

CG SV IP 3 0 67.2 2 0 56.1 0 0 22.2 5 0 146.2

H 62 52 36 150

R 43 33 26 102

ER 36 22 19 77

BB 34 21 10 65

SO 37 42 9 88

OPPBA .250 .233 .364 .263

WHIP 1.42 1.30 2.03 1.47

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2009 Seniors Craig Chaput

#33

Senior • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-1/233 Bats/Throws: R/R Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA/Hillcrest Major: English GENERAL: Returns this year for fifth season of eligibility...Emerged as staff ace during his junior season...Canadian talent who is very refined and polished on the hill...Possesses tremendous breaking pitch and a fastball in the upper 80’s...Has good command of the strike zone and knowledge of the game...Strong, physical presence on the mound...True workhorse who pitches deep into games...Pure strikeout pitcher...Big game pitcher who rises to the occasion... Enters final season sixth in innings pitched and eighth all-time in strikeouts at Siena.

BEFORE SIENA: His high school did not have baseball, so Chaput’s experience came from playing summer baseball... Named summer ball Pitcher of the Year for the Bytown Colonels after tossing nine complete games in a row following his senior year...Following his junior year, he pitched for the Ottawa Nepean Canadians and posted a 12-4 record with a 3.53 ERA and 143 strikeouts in 117 2/3 innings of work.

ROSSI ON CHAPUT: “Craig’s decision to come back for a fifth year was a pleasant surprise. He has been one of the top pitchers in the program over the past two years and he needs to have an outstanding year for this team to be successful.”

AS A JUNIOR: Named to the MAAC All-Tournament Team after firing complete game victory over Manhattan (5/22)...Tabbed MAAC Pitcher of the Week (5/19) after hurling 7.1 innings allowing just one run and striking out seven in victory over Marist (5/15) that clinched the Saints a spot in the MAAC Tournament...Staff ace led the team in games started (14), innings pitched (87.0) and strikeouts (70)...14 starts tied program single-season record...Ranked fifth in the MAAC in strikeouts...Won final four starts of the season, posting 25 K’s in 33.1 innings, including two complete games, while tallying a stellar 1.62 ERA...Lasted seven innings or longer in each of his final seven starts...Recorded six or more strikeouts on seven occasions.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Threw a team-high 72 innings in 13 games... Posted a season record of 4-8 with an ERA of 5.75...Tied for teamlead in strikeouts with 42...Gave up one earned run in seven strong innings, allowing six hits and striking out six to earn a 12-3 win over Rider (4/21)...Won four of his last seven starts.

AS A RED-SHIRT SOPHOMORE: Started his only appearance of the season before red-shirting due to injury.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made 14 appearances and had five starts... Finished second on the team with three complete games...Was fourth on squad with 49.2 innings and 36 strikeouts...Developed into one of most dependable options out of the pen early in the year before cracking the starting rotation...Picked up completegame victory over regional power Connecticut (4/13), allowing only six hits and two runs...Went the distance in second game of LeMoyne series (5/19), allowing just six hits and one earned run en route to the win...Pitched eight innings, allowing just three hits and one earned run while striking out 12 in tough-luck loss to Niagara in MAAC Championships (5/27).

Career Bests First Start: UNC-Wilmington (3-21-05) First Win: Connecticut (4-13-05) Most Strikeouts: 12 – Niagara (5-27-05)

CHAPUT’S STATS YEAR 2005 2006 2007 2008 TOT

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APP 14 1 13 14 42

GS W-L 5 3-3 1 0-1 13 4-8 14 5-7 33 12-19

ERA CG SV IP 4.17 3 2 49.2 9.00 0 0 2.0 5.75 0 0 72.0 6.00 2 0 87.0 5.51 5 2 210.2

H 51 4 95 111 261

R 32 3 64 72 171

ER 23 2 46 58 129

BB 19 2 35 42 98

SO 36 2 42 70 150

OPPBA .266 .400 .326 .310 .307

WHIP 1.41 3.00 1.81 1.76 1.70

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#36

AS A JUNIOR: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Appeared in 11 games, including six starts...Finished third on the staff with four victories...Notched first career win, hurling seven solid innings of three hit, one run baseball with five K’s in 9-1 rout of Hofstra (3/25)...Led Saints to berth in MAAC Championship series after firing seven innings of two run baseball in eliminating top-seed Canisius (5/23)...Earned permanent spot in weekend rotation in late April and overall as a starter in six appearances went 4-1 with two complete games and a 3.05 ERA, while lasting at least six innings each time.

Senior • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-1/230 Bats/Throws: R/R North Bellmore, N.Y./ Chaminade Major: Finance GENERAL: Expected to challenge

AS A SOPHOMORE: Pitched 26 innings in 15 relief appearances...Earned three saves with a 6.58 ERA...Struck out 22 batters which led all relievers... Earned a save by pitching two shutout innings with five strikeouts to close out Fairfield 9-7 (4/28)...Pitched two innings of no-hit ball with two strikeouts to record the save against Niagara (4/8)...In his last seven appearances, he earned all three of his saves and recorded no losses.

for spot in weekend rotation... Talented pitcher with excellent command...Attended one of the top Parochial schools on Long Island, with a history of outstanding players and teams...Superb all-around athlete...Versatile pitcher who can start or pitch in any short or long relief situation...Will look to build upon breakout year he had as a junior.

AS A FRESHMAN: Started three times while appearing in 14 games...Struck out 22 and walked 22 in 38.1 innings...Finished with an 0-5 record, but posted a respectable 5.40 ERA with one save...Gave up just five hits and one earned run in seven innings during his final start of the season against Fairfield (5/19).

BEFORE SIENA: Garnered All-League accolades his junior and senior years...Following his junior year, he was named All-FABL that summer...Led his Junior Varsity squad to the Catholic High School Athletic Association Championship as a sophomore, while returning to the championship as a senior...Recorded a perfect 5-0 record as a member of the varsity team... Pitched a total of 40 1/3 innings, striking out 43 batters, while walking only nine...Threw for a combined ERA of 1.56 during his tenure as a varsity pitcher.

ROSSI ON HASSETT: “Will had a strong finish last year, winning a game in the conference tournament. His versatility has been a valuable asset coming out of the bullpen, long and short relief, and starting. He needs to be effective in whatever role he is assigned for this year’s club to be successful.”

Career Bests First Start: Charlotte (3-12-06) First Win: Hofstra (3-25-08) Most Strikeouts: 5 – Three Times

HASSETT’S STATS YEAR 2006 2007 2008 TOT

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APP GS 14 3 15 0 11 6 40 9

W-L 0-5 0-3 4-3 4-11

ERA 5.40 6.58 5.64 5.77

CG SV 0 1 0 3 2 0 2 4

IP 38.1 26.0 52.2 117.0

H 42 45 61 148

R 28 29 37 94

ER 23 19 33 75

BB 22 14 27 63

SO 22 22 26 70

OPPBA .282 .381 .296 .319

WHIP 1.67 2.27 1.67 1.80

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2009 Juniors Al Williams

#5

Junior • Outfield Ht/Wt: 5-9/170 Bats/Throws: R/L Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa Major: Economics GENERAL: A local outfielder who brings great speed to the Saints’ lineup...Is a capable defensive option and an improved offensive threat...Had a strong summer... Possesses solid combination of speed and range defensively.

AS A SOPHOMORE: MAAC All-Academic Team selection...Appeared in 16 games, making one start at Rhode Island (4/10)...Collected three RBI and tallied two runs...Two of three RBI came against national power Arkansas (3/7, 3/9). AS A FRESHMAN: Started four of the 22 games he played...Tallied two hits in 29 at bats...Drove in one run.

BEFORE SIENA: Three-year Varsity starting centerfielder at nearby Shenendehowa High School...Led team to Suburban Council League Championship in 2004 and Suburban Council Tournament Championship in 2005...Team was Section II Class AA Finalists in 2005 and 2006... Awarded NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award in 2004, 2005, and 2006 ...Named First Team All-Suburban Council, First Team All-Area, Section II All-Star, Team Captain, and Team Defensive Player of the Year in 2006 ...Started in centerfield for the Adirondack team in 2005 Empire State Games, earning a silver medal...Played summer ball with Schenectady Blue Jays...Played two seasons in Albany Twilight League.

ROSSI ON WILLIAMS: “Al was used sparingly last year, but is coming off a good summer and we hope he can build on that. He has the speed and range in the outfield, he just needs to be more consistent with the bat, and hopefully he will get more playing time.”

Career Bests First Hit: South Alabama (2-27-07) At Bats: 3 – Rhode Island (4-10-08) RBI: 1 – Four Times

WILLIAMS’ STATS YEAR 2007 2008 TOT

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GP 22 16 38

GS AVG 4 .069 1 .071 5 .070

AB 29 14 43

R 0 2 2

H 2 1 3

2B 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0

HR RBI 0 1 0 3 0 4

BB SO 1 12 1 6 2 18

SB 0-0 0-0 0-0

OBP .156 .188 .167

SLG .069 .071 .070

OPS .225 .259 .237

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Anthony Giansanti #6 Junior • Outfield Ht/Wt: 5-10/195 Bats/Throws: R/R Montville, Conn./Montville Major: Business GENERAL: Made the move from infield in high school to outfield in college...Has a strong arm and great instincts...At the plate, he equips a quick bat and can hit for power and average...Runs the bases extremely well... Gifted athlete with great potential...Carries career long eightgame hit streak into junior season...Expected to challenge for a starting outfield spot and also be used in relief.

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football...Three-time All-Area Team in baseball and football...Two time All-State for baseball and football...Named Player of the Year for baseball and football... Batted .394, scoring 23 runs and stealing 16 bases as a senior...Outside of baseball, he is a certified stuntman and looks to pursue a future in acting.

ROSSI ON GIANSANTI: “Anthony had a good year last season. He showed much improvement towards the end, but again was injured earlier. He is a very talented individual who must stay injury free. Along with his outstanding job in the outfield, he will also be used in late relief. We expect a breakout year from him. The coaching staff is looking for him to be a force.”

AS A SOPHOMORE: Named MAAC Player of the Week (5/5) after hitting .583 with five runs scored in a weekend sweep at Rider...Appeared in 41 games, starting 30 of his 31 starts in right field...Finished third on the team with 10 steals in 12 attempts...Had separate hit streaks of five and eight games during the season...Finished the year on a career-high eightgame hit streak where he batted .485 (16-33) with nine runs scored, four doubles and four RBI...Hit .400 (22-55) over final 16 games of the season after beginning the year 7-for-49 (.143) ...Went a perfect 4-for-4 with a run scored, double, RBI and stolen base in MAAC Tournament victory over Manhattan (5/22)...Also made one relief appearance vs. Dartmouth (4/2), hurling one scoreless inning of one-hit ball. AS A FRESHMAN: Started all 34 games he played...Recorded 28 hits in 117 at bats for an average of .239...Drove in 17 runs and scored 10...Hit four doubles and collected one home run ...Stole five bases in eight attempts...Went 4-for-5, scored three runs and drove in two in the front end of a doubleheader to defeat Fairfield (4/28)...Collected three hits, three RBI, two runs and a home run in the second game of a doubleheader to help pace a 10-1 rout of Canisius (5/12).

BEFORE SIENA: A three-sport athlete from Montville...Lettered in baseball, football, and wrestling for three years...Three-time AllECC in baseball and

Career Bests First Hit: New Orleans (2-24-07) At Bats: 5 – Six Times Hits: 4 – Twice Doubles: 1 – 11 times Home Runs: 1 – Four times RBI: 3 – Canisius (5-12-07) Stolen Bases: 2 – Three times Longest Hit Streak: 8 games

GIANSANTI’S STATS YEAR 2007 2008 TOT

GP 34 41 75

GS 34 31 65

AVG .239 .279 .258

AB 117 104 221

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R 10 21 31

H 28 29 57

2B 3B 4 0 7 0 11 0

HR RBI 1 17 3 13 4 30

BB SO SB 5 19 5-8 7 17 10-12 12 36 15-20

OBP .282 .333 .308

SLG .299 .433 .362

OPS .581 .766 .670

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2009 Juniors Gary DerHagopian

#9

ROSSI ON DERHAGOPIAN: “Gary, coming off a very successful freshman season, ran into the injury bug during his sophomore year, and it was basically a lost season. He has come back healthy this year and will be counted on heavily to anchor the catching department. He is a strong defensive catcher who we hope will continue to also supply some much needed offensive help. A great year is expected of him.”

Junior • Catcher Ht/Wt: 5-9/200 Bats/Throws: R/R Mount Laurel, N.J./Lenape Major: Marketing and Management GENERAL: A gifted catcher with a strong arm and a developing, potent bat... Was one of the team’s top producers on offense as a freshman, earning playing time as a designated hitter when not behind the plate ...Clutch hitter and efficient in driving in runs...A strong, defensive catcher who can handle the pitching staff...Expected to challenge for starting catcher position.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 16 games, making all 11 of his starts behind the plate before suffering a season-ending injury...Accumulated a career-long, six-game hit streak from 3/1-22...Drove in 11 runs in just 37 at bats...Hit a team-best .409 with runners on base and .471 with runners in scoring position...Drove in a career-high four runs and tied a career-best with three hits at Central Florida (3/15)...Concluded his season with a tworun double at Manhattan (4/6).

AS A FRESHMAN: Started 23 of the 36 games he played...Collected 30 hits in 91 at bats for an average of .330...Scored 15 runs and tallied 17 RBI ...Hit three home runs and added five doubles... Led the team with a slugging percentage of .484 and an on-base percentage of .411...Went 3-for-4 with three doubles, three RBI and a run scored in a win at Fairfield (4/28)...Went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in a 5-3 win in the front end of a doubleheader against Canisius (5/12). BEFORE SIENA: Named Most Valuable Player for Lenape as a junior...Member of AllConference Second Team in 2005...Played in the Carpenter Cup in 2006...Received AllConference First Team accolades as a senior... Finished senior season batting .441 with a .780 slugging percentage, three home runs and 26 hits in 20 games.

Career Bests DERHAGOPIAN’S STATS YEAR 2007 2008 TOT

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GP 36 16 52

GS 23 11 34

AVG .330 .270 .313

AB 91 37 128

R 15 5 20

H 2B 3B 30 5 0 10 2 0 40 7 0

HR RBI 3 17 0 11 3 28

BB SO 11 21 3 8 14 29

SB 0-0 0-0 0-0

OBP .411 .349 .401

SLG .484 .324 .438

OPS .895 .673 .839

First Hit: South Alabama (2-28-07) At Bats: 6 – Central Florida (3-15-08) Hits: 3 – Twice Doubles: 3 – Fairfield (4-28-07) RBI: 4 – Central Florida (3-15-08) Longest Hit Streak: 6 games

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Kyle Barbato

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#25

BEFORE SIENA: Earned two letters in high school at Chatsworth and one at Moorpark JC...Named Second Team All-City at Chatsworth...Chatsworth High Baseball Award...Chatsworth team was ranked #1 nationally by USA Today and Baseball America during 2003-04 season...Honorable mention at Moorpark... Led Moorpark with .375 batting average and .520 on-base percentage.

Junior • Catcher Ht/Wt: 6-3/210 Bats/Throws: L/R Chatsworth, Calif./Moorpark JC Major: Marketing and Management GENERAL: Junior college transfer

ROSSI ON BARBATO: “A JC transfer from Moorpark College in California, Kyle has been a welcome addition to the catching corps. A sold defender, he will add depth to a position that had several injuries last year. He should compete for playing time immediately.”

from Moorpark JC in California... 2009 will be first season at Siena... Adds depth to catching corps... Expected to challenge for playing time behind the dish.

Frank Cebek

WWBA Championship with College Select in 2005...Pitched a no-hitter in summer 2005 and 2006...Pitched for the New York Nine in summer 2006... Listed on Who’s Hot Perfect Game.

#30

Junior • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-3/196 Bats/Throws: R/R Bronx, N.Y./Iona Prep Major: Accounting

ROSSI ON CEBEK: “Frank saw limited time last year, but did show signs in two of his three starts that he can be effective. He will need to show better command to be effective. His ability to locate all of his pitches effectively will determine the amount of innings that he has this spring.”

GENERAL: A promising pitcher with good size and ability...Saw increased time as a sophomore, earning several mid-week starts... Enjoyed a fine high school career and figures to improve as career advances...Tough to hit... Expected to challenge for starting spot in mid-week games.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Made five appearances, including first three career starts...Earned first career victory in first-ever start, hurling a complete game shutout with career-high four strikeouts vs. NYIT (4/16)...Fired another complete-game shutout the following week in a win vs. NYIT (4/23), allowing just one earned run while striking out three...In three starts, went 2-0 with a 2.36 ERA in 19 innings of work while surrendering just 14 hits...Held opponents to just a .207 batting average against while also posting a solid 1.17 WHIP. AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in three games, pitching four innings in relief...Gave up four hits and had an ERA of 4.50... Pitched two scoreless innings with one strikeout in the back end of a doubleheader at Vermont (4/10).

Career Bests

BEFORE SIENA: Played for the Bayside Yankees in the

First Start: NYIT (4-16-08) First Win: NYIT (4-16-08) Most Strikeouts: 4 – NYIT (4-16-08)

summer of 2005, finishing the season with a 2.00 ERA...Team was NABF Regional Champions in 2005...Played in the NABF World Series in 2004, 2005...Member of New York City baseball team for 2005 Empire State Games...Played in Perfect Game

CEBEK’S STATS YEAR 2007 2008 TOT

APP GS 3 0 5 3 8 3

W-L 0-0 2-0 2-0

ERA CG SV 4.50 0 0 3.91 2 0 4.00 2 0

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IP 4.0 23.0 27.0

H 4 17 21

R 2 11 13

ER 2 10 12

BB 2 10 12

SO 1 12 13

OPPBA .250 .207 .214

WHIP 1.50 1.17 1.22

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2009 Juniors Craig Marcellus

#31

Junior • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-0/201 Bats/Throws: L/L Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Roy C. Ketcham Major: Business GENERAL: A southpaw who comes from a top

BEFORE SIENA: Garnered All-County, All-League, and AllSection selections for baseball as a senior...Named Class AA Pitcher of the Year in 2006...Named Poughkeepsie Journal Pitcher of the Year in 2006.

ROSSI ON MARCELLUS: “Craig struggled last spring and an arm injury set him back. He will be a valuable asset if he can get back to the form he showed during the first third of his freshman year. How quickly his rehab takes will determine his effectiveness.”

program and possesses an excellent arsenal... Worked his way into the MAAC rotation over his first two seasons and will again see meaningful innings this year...Changes pace and controls the game well...Has a good baseball IQ...Tough on left-handed batters...Possesses good pickoff move.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished second on the staff with 11 starts ...Won three of final five decisions after beginning the year 0-4... Picked up first career victory, hurling seven innings of five-hit, one-run baseball vs. Niagara (3/23)...Lasted six innings or more in five starts...Limited lefties to .234 batting average against...Won back-to-back starts against Binghamton (4/15) and Cornell (4/22), allowing just six hits and two runs over 13 innings of work...Led staff with three pickoffs. AS A FRESHMAN: Started nine of the 12 games he in which he pitched, earning several MAAC starts...Tossed 55.1 innings and notched 15 strikeouts...Had a record of 0-5 with an ERA of 5.37...Gave up one earned run on seven hits in seven innings pitched at Tulane (3/17).

Career Bests First Start: New Orleans (2-26-07) First Win: Niagara (3-23-08) Most Strikeouts: 5 – Twice

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APP GS 12 9 11 11 23 20

W-L 0-5 3-6 3-11

ERA 5.37 6.51 5.95

CG SV 0 0 0 0 0 0

IP 55.1 56.2 112.0

H 70 73 143

R 40 48 88

ER 33 41 74

BB 14 22 36

SO 15 22 37

OPPBA .315 .308 .312

WHIP 1.52 1.67 1.60

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baseball Most Improved Player Awards as a senior... Team won conference baseball championship as a senior...Named All-Conference for baseball and basketball as a senior.

#45

Junior • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-2/218 Bats/Throws: R/R Wantagh, N.Y./Kellenburg Major: Business GENERAL: A versatile player

ROSSI ON MIKLAS: “Dan appeared in 10 games out of the bullpen in middle relief last spring. He will take on a similar role this spring, and if he can build on last year’s appearances, he can be an asset to this year’s squad.”

who possesses a bulldog mentality and much untapped potential... Could be a key contributor as he improves control...Expected to develop into a top pitching option...Expected to be top option out of the pen in middle relief for both long and short situations.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 10 games out of the bullpen...Posted 2-1 record and 2.45 ERA was best amongst the relief corps...Held opponents scoreless in six of 10 outings...Picked up victories in relief over Dartmouth (4/2) and Cornell (4/22)... Allowed just one run over final three appearances while striking out six in 5.2 innings of work. AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in six games in relief ...Pitched 7.1 innings and posted a 1-0 record...Opposing batters hit just .250 against him...Pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts to help defeat Maine 4-2 and record his first career win (4/26)... Threw two hitless innings against Marist (5/18).

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered in baseball and basketball in high school...Named MVP of basketball team as a freshman...Garnered accolades for JV baseball as a sophomore...Team won JV Baseball Championship as a sophomore...Recipient of basketball MVP and

Career Bests First Start: South Alabama (2-28-07) First Win: Maine (4-26-07) Most Strikeouts: 3 – Rider (5-24-08)

MIKLAS’ STATS YEAR 2007 2008 TOT

APP GS 6 0 10 0 16 0

W-L 1-0 2-1 3-1

ERA CG SV 15.95 0 0 2.45 0 0 6.95 0 0

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IP 7.1 14.2 22.0

H 8 15 23

R 15 5 20

ER 13 4 17

BB 5 11 16

SO 4 9 13

OPPBA .250 .283 .271

WHIP 1.77 1.77 1.77

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2009 Sophomores Kyle Hudson

#10

AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in nine games, making one start...Scored three runs...Made first career start against Fairfield (4/12)...Stole first career base and scored first run at Central Florida (3/16).

Sophomore • Outfield Ht/Wt: 5-9/175 Bats/Throws: R/R Beltsville, Md./St. Anselm’s Abbey Major: Modern Languages GENERAL: A talented outfielder who covers

BEFORE SIENA: Named a League All-Star as a junior and

great ground, allowing him to patrol the spacious gaps at Siena Field with ease...Adds depth to outfield...Has good speed which makes him a viable option for pinch running situations.

ROSSI ON HUDSON: “Kyle was used sparingly last year.

senior...Three-time All-Conference selection...Myrtle Beach Triple Crown Tournament All-Star selection (Summer 2007)... Four-year letterwinner...Two-time Second Team Academic AllAmerican for gymnastics. He’s coming off a good summer, and he needs to build on that. His speed will give the coaching staff other options.”

Career Bests

HUDSON’S STATS YEAR 2008 TOT

GP 9 9

GS AVG 1 .000 1 .000

AB 9 9

R 3 3

H 0 0

2B 3B 0 0 0 0

HR RBI 0 0 0 0

BB SO 1 3 1 3

Juan Amador

SB 1-1 1-1

OBP SLG .100 .000 .100 .000

OPS .100 .100

At Bats: 3 – Fairfield (4-12-08) Runs: 1 – Three Times Stolen Bases: 1 – Central Florida (3-16-08)

#17

Sophomore • Outfield Ht/Wt: 5-10/170 Bats/Throws: R/R Derry, N.H./Pinkerton Academy Major: Undeclared Arts GENERAL: A skilled athlete who could earn immediate playing time...Solid hitter with great speed...Was a multi-sport athlete in high school... Born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico...Has deceptive power and is a strong run producer...Should see increased playing time as a sophomore.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made 20 appearances including three starts...Led all reserves with two home runs...First career home run was a grand slam in Siena’s rout of Fairfield (4/13)...Scored seven runs and drove in nine in just 25 at bats...Hit a home run, drove in two runs and scored twice in MAAC Tournament victory over Manhattan (5/22).

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered in three sports in high school...Named First Team All-State in baseball and football...Selected to play in state baseball All-Star game as a senior...Awarded Senior Athlete of the Year Award...His football team won back-to-back State Championships...Holds four football school records...Finished senior season batting .517 with a .833 slugging percentage...Posted an on-base percentage of .754 and swiped 14 of 14 bases. ROSSI ON AMADOR: “Juan has all the ability in the world. He will need to stay focused and show the staff what he can do. He will need to show consistency on the offensive side. We hope and expect more playing time for him this year.”

Career Bests

AMADOR’S STATS YEAR 2008 TOT

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GP 20 20

GS AVG 3 .200 3 .200

AB 25 25

R 7 7

H 5 5

2B 3B 0 0 0 0

HR RBI 2 9 2 9

BB SO 2 11 2 11

SB 1-1 1-1

OBP SLG .310 .440 .310 .440

OPS .750 .750

First Hit: Virginia (2-29-08) At Bats: 4 – Fairfield (4-13-08) Hits: 1 – Five times RBI: 4 – Fairfield (4-13-08) Longest Hit Streak: 2 games

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pair of RBI in win over Marist (5/15) which clinched Siena a spot in the MAAC Tournament.

#21

Sophomore • Third Base Ht/Wt: 5-9/185 Bats/Throws: R/R Kennesaw, Ga./Kennesaw Mountain Major: Undeclared Arts GENERAL: A powerful, dual-

BEFORE SIENA: All-time home run leader at Kennesaw Mountain...First Team Cobb County selection after posting a .384 average as a senior... East Cobb MVP in 2006... Dugout Club Player of the Week in 2006...Kennesaw Mountain gold glove winner in 2005 and 2006...Marietta Daily Journal Player of the Week...Region 5AAAAA champions in 2005, 2006, and 2007...2007 team reached state championship series and earned #4 ranking in nation...Member of Dugout Club All-Tournament team in 2005.

threat who could develop into a key run producer at the plate... Has great instincts and game knowledge...Versatile infielder who split time between second and third base as a freshman...Expected to challenge for starting spot at third base this season...Patient hitter who works counts and knows how to get on base...Good gap hitter who has high percentage of hits go for extra bases.

AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 40 games, making 23 total starts between second and third base and DH...Hit first career home run and drove in career-high three runs vs. Fairfield (4/12) ...In just 88 at bats he scored 17 runs, slugged nine doubles, drove in 15 runs and drew 16 walks...Hit safely in five of final seven regular-season games, hitting .500 (8-16) with four runs scored, four RBI and four bases on balls...Went 2-for-3 with a

ROSSI ON DiPETTA: “Don showed an ability to get on base last year. With a veteran infield graduated, it is expected that he will get considerable playing time this year at Career Bests third base. He will be counted on to help fill the First Hit: Florida (2-23-08) void left offensively by the graduated seniors.”

DIPETTA’S STATS YEAR 2008 TOT

GP 40 40

GS 23 23

AVG .261 .261

AB 88 88

R H 17 23 17 23

2B 3B 9 1 9 1

HR RBI 1 15 1 15

Kyle Sumple

BB SO 16 26 16 26

#28

SB 1-1 1-1

OBP SLG .377 .420 .377 .420

OPS .797 .797

At Bats: 4 – Eight Times Hits: 2 – Five Times Doubles: 2 – NJIT (4-23-08) RBI: 3 – Fairfield (4-12-08) Longest Hit Streak: 4 Games

BEFORE SIENA: All-Conference selection as a senior...Team was Conference Champions and Class S runner-up in the state championship...Completed his senior year with 40 innings and a 2.40 ERA... Led team with 45 strikeouts.

Sophomore • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-0/191 Bats/Throws: R/R Windsor, Conn./Northwest Catholic Major: Business GENERAL: Versatile pitcher

ROSSI ON SUMPLE: “Kyle had a great summer and really good fall. He will vie for one of the starting spots in the rotation this year. He showed great command of three pitches during both the summer and fall, and hopefully will take a step up this spring.”

with good velocity and control... Possesses a solid breaking pitch and has unlimited potential... Provided depth to the bullpen as a freshman and will contend for a spot in the starting rotation this season.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made 10 appearances including three starts...Hurled five solid innings of two-hit, two-run ball in first career start against Hofstra (3/25)...Concluded season with five innings, allowing just one run on four hits in start at Cornell (4/22)...Limited opponents to a .258 batting average against.

Career Bests First Start: Hofstra (3-25-08) Most Strikeouts: 3 – Twice

SUMPLE’S STATS YEAR 2008 TOT

APP GS 10 3 10 3

W-L 0-0 0-0

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ERA 8.22 8.22

CG SV 0 0 0 0

IP 23.0 23.0

H 23 23

R 22 22

ER 21 21

BB 16 16

SO 11 11

OPPBA .258 .258

WHIP 1.70 1.70

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2009 Sophomores Dan Lazzaroni

#32

BEFORE SIENA: Triple Crown Award recipient in 2005...Helped Lassiter to 2006 6AAAAA Georgia State Champions and 2005, 2006 6AAAAA Georgia Regional Champions...Finished high school batting .373 with 25 RBI and 45 stolen bases.

Sophomore • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 5-10/175 Bats/Throws: R/R Roswell, Ga./Lassiter Major: Business GENERAL: Versatile athlete who saw time both in the outfield and bullpen as a freshman... Emerged as closer late last season and possesses strong late-inning mentality...Sidewinding delivery is tough to hit...Expected to anchor late innings out of the pen again this season.

ROSSI ON LAZZARONI: “Dan was a pleasant surprise last spring. Starting out as an outfielder he was forced into a spot starting role and eventually into the closer role. He responded tremendously with two wins and six saves the last half of the year. He will be counted on to be a major contributor out of the pen.”

AS A FRESHMAN: Made 13 appearances and one start as a pitcher and recorded 17 at-bats including three starts in the outfield...Named MAAC Pitcher of the Week after making his first and only career start, pitching a shutout in surrendering just two hits in a win over Vermont (4/8)...Led team and ranked third in the MAAC with six saves...Perfect 6-for-6 in save opportunities...Additionally led team in opponents batting average (.188), WHIP (0.89), and strikeout-to-walk ratio (2.2:1)...Went stretch of five appearances (5/10-5/23) where he held opponents hitless over 8.2 innings while allowing only two baserunners.

LAZZARONI’S STATS YEAR 2008 TOT

APP GS 13 1 13 1

W-L 2-0 2-0

ERA 4.38 4.38

CG SV 1 6 1 6

IP 24.2 24.2

H 16 16

R 12 12

ER 12 12

BB 6 6

Kevin Quaranto

SO 13 13

#47

Sophomore • First Base Ht/Wt: 6-2/215 Bats/Throws: L/R Hopkinton, Mass./St. John’s Major: Management and Marketing GENERAL: Preseason All-MAAC selection...A powerful hitter who adds a left-handed bat to the lineup...Versatile player who will be called upon to play first base this year but can also contribute at the catcher position...Hits for a high average and is a solid run producer... Expected to anchor middle of lineup.

OPPBA .188 .188

WHIP 0.89 0.89

Career Bests First Appearance: Niagara (3-22-08) First Win: 4 – Vermont (4-8-08) Most Strikeouts: 4 – Vermont (4-8-08)

BEFORE SIENA: Won McNulty Award as top athlete at St. John’s...Starter for the Bay State Games in 2005 and 2006... All-Conference as a junior and senior for baseball...Lettered in baseball, football and hockey...Division 1 Super Bowl Champions for three years in football...Won Division 1 Sportsmanship Award for ice hockey...Finished his senior season hitting .471 (second in Central Massachusetts Division 1) with a slugging percentage of .629 and 33 RBI.

ROSSI ON QUARANTO: “Kevin had an outstanding freshman year, hitting .317 with 24 RBI. He will be counted on heavily to supply the much needed offense for this year’s squad at first base. His ability to drive in runs will be the main source of this year’s offense.”

AS A FRESHMAN: MAAC Second Team selection...Played in 48 games, making 35 starts between catcher, first base and DH...Started 21 consecutive games to conclude season...Hit safely in 15 of final 18 games...Finished second on the team with 14 doubles...Led all Siena backstops, gunning down 33.3% (6-of18) would-be base stealers...Posted 11 multiple-hit and six multiple-RBI games...Hit .366 with runners on base and .380 with runners in scoring position...Team went 15-8 when he hit cleanup and 13-3 when he was the starting catcher.

Career Bests First Hit: Arkansas (3-7-08) At Bats: 6 – Manhattan (5-22-08) Hits: 3 – Three Times Doubles: 2 – Three Times RBI: 3 – Twice Longest Hit Streak: 5 Games

QUARANTO’S STATS YEAR 2008 TOT

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GP 48 48

GS 35 35

AVG .317 .317

AB 139 139

R H 27 44 27 44

2B 3B 14 0 14 0

HR RBI 2 23 2 23

BB SO 16 24 16 24

SB 0-1 0-1

OBP SLG .403 .460 .403 .460

OPS .863 .863

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Suburban Council First Team Pitcher and Second Team First Base, Fourth Team All-NYS, Times Union All-Area Team, Saratogian Dream Team, Ballston Spa MVP...Selected as Ballston Spa Pitcher of the Year as a junior and senior...Captain of the baseball team as a junior and senior...Finished his high school career with 62 2/3 innings, giving up 28 earned runs, 75 strikeouts and 29 walks.

#49

Sophomore • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-4/205 Bats/Throws: R/R Ballston Spa, N.Y./Ballston Spa Major: Accounting GENERAL: Local product who burst onto the scene as a freshman, posting the second most wins for any rookie in school history...A tall, skilled right-hander who can control the game and pitch to contact...Enjoyed a decorated scholastic career...Has strong endurance to pitch deep into ballgames....Finesse pitcher who keeps hitters off balance... Expected to challenge for top spot in weekend rotation.

ROSSI ON HARTMAN: “Zach was without a doubt an important force for the club last year. When some key pitchers went down with injuries, Zach stepped it up and proceeded to win eight ball games. For a freshman, that was outstanding. With the return of all key pitchers from last year and a formidable freshman class, it is hoped that Zach will pick right up where he left off and give us quality starts and be a leader on the staff.”

AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 14 games, making eight starts. Led the staff and ranked second in the MAAC with eight victories, one shy of the program’s freshman record...Led pitching staff with five complete games in just eight starts...Led all full-time starters in ERA (4.74) and opponents’ batting average (.264)... Saints won nine straight games in which he appeared from 3/23-5/15...Lasted at least 6.2 innings in all eight starts...As a starter went 7-0 with five complete games and a 3.88 ERA... Held left-handed batters to just a .221 batting average. BEFORE SIENA: As a senior was named: Section II Class AA Pitcher of the Year, Suburban Council Pitcher of the Year,

Career Bests

HARTMAN’S STATS YEAR 2008 TOT

APP GS 14 8 14 8

W-L 8-1 8-1

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ERA 4.74 4.74

CG SV 5 0 5 0

IP 74.0 74.0

H 77 77

R 46 46

ER 39 39

BB 26 26

SO 29 29

OPPBA .264 .264

WHIP 1.39 1.39

First Start: Cornell (3-2-08) First Win: Cornell (3-2-08) Most Strikeouts: 5 – Iona (5-10-08)

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2009 Freshmen Andrew Sawyer

#1

William Cardona

#12

Freshman • Shortstop Ht/Wt: 5-10/185 Bats/Throws: R/R Marietta, Ga./McEachern Major: Business GENERAL: Comes from a strong baseball

Freshman • Shortstop Ht/Wt: 6-0/175 Bats/Throws: R/R Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Ford Major: Marketing and Management GENERAL: Had an impressive fall lead-

background...Tremendous upside...Smart defensive player who has a solid bat... Expected to challenge for starting shortstop position as a freshman.

ing into spring season...Strong defensive instincts...Adds depth to infield corps and should see action around the horn.

BEFORE SIENA: Played four years of baseball and two years of football at McEachern...All-County Honorable Mention as a senior.

ROSSI ON SAWYER: “Andrew is another player from the baseball fertile area of Atlanta, Ga. He is a sound infielder with a strong bat and a nice upside. He will compete for the starting shortstop position.”

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of baseball for coach Mike Hanrahan at Bishop Ford...Played catcher, shortstop and third base...Team captain...Won team slugger award... Participated in Special Olympics fair for three years, aiding mentally challenged individuals. ROSSI ON CARDONA: “Bill is another freshman infielder who had a really nice fall. Sound defensively, he will need to step it up offensively. He could see time at various positions in the infield.”

Dan Paolini

#2

Freshman • Second Base Ht/Wt: 6-0/180 Bats/Throws: R/R Stratford, Conn./Bunnell Major: Business GENERAL: One of the top hitters in southern Connecticut...Sure-handed infielder ...Has strong offensive skills which, along with his defensive prowess, should translate into immediate playing time...Adds depth to depleted infield corps and should challenge for time in the middle infield.

Teddy Trymbiski

#15

Freshman • Second Base Ht/Wt: 5-9/165 Bats/Throws: R/R Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East Major: Undeclared GENERAL: Versatile athlete who can play any number of infield positions...Expected to challenge for playing time as a freshman ...Tough-nosed athlete who was a two-sport standout in high school.

BEFORE SIENA: Earned three letters in baseball and basketball at

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered three years in baseball as a shortstop for

Bunnell...Played guard for the basketball team and saw action at shortstop and pitcher for baseball...Named All-State in baseball as a junior and senior...All-Conference last three years...Hit .400 his junior season ...New England Underclassmen Perfect Games participant where he was named to the Top Prospects Team.

coach Kyle Dennis and two in football at wide receiver and free safety for coach Larry Greene at Central Bucks East...Named Suburban One All-League as a senior...American Legion All-Star selection last three years...High honor roll student all four years...Suburban One All-League Football as a free safety his senior year...Bucks County All-Star Football Select Team...Adam Henry Scholarship winner...Brother, Brian Trymbiski Jr., is a catcher at Pittsburgh.

ROSSI ON PAOLINI: “Dan is coming off an outstanding fall. He’s a solid defender who should help immediately on the offensive side. His bat will be a welcome addition with the losses of the offensiveminded infield from last year.”

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#16

Freshman • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-1/187 Bats/Throws: R/L Binghamton, N.Y./Binghamton Major: Finance GENERAL: Stylish lefty who has the ability to come right in and earn quality innings from the start...Possesses the athletic ability to progress rapidly through the program... Has outstanding command of his pitches.

BEFORE SIENA: Played three years of baseball, two years of basketball and one year of golf at Binghamton...Led team in ERA and strikeouts as a pitcher and on-base percentage and RBI as a hitter his senior year... Went 2-1 with a 0.68 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 20.2 innings his junior season...Led his basketball and golf teams to two STAC and Section IV Championships apiece. ROSSI ON STENTO: “Nicco is another freshman who is coming off an outstanding fall. He had tremendous command, and if he continues to pitch as he did this fall, he can become an immediate force in a short period of time.”

Ryan Poplawski

#20

Freshman • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-2/156 Bats/Throws: R/L North Syracuse, N.Y./Bishop Ludden Major: Business GENERAL: Comes to Loudonville as one of the top pitchers from Central New York... Has strong upside...Should contend for innings immediately out of the bullpen... Has the ability to step right in and start when needed...Expected to make a major impact as a freshman to the pitching staff.

BEFORE SIENA: Earned three letters for coach Ted Klamm as a pitcher and outfielder at Bishop Ludden...Two-time Section III MVP... First Team All-Central New York selection...Sectional Final MVP...Twotime First Team All-League...Member of two World Series teams... Summer between his junior and senior years participated in the Empire State Games for the Central New York team where he compiled a 4-0 record in 33 innings of work...Volunteer for the “Make-A-Wish” Foundation...Started non-profit organization, “Afternoon Delight.”

John Hopkin

#22

Freshman • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-0/217 Bats/Throws: L/L Cape May Court House, N.J./Middle Township Major: Mathematics GENERAL: Should challenge for innings immediately...Strong lefty who has solid build...Possesses good fastball and exceptional change-up...Can be used in both short and long situations and could possibly see time in the starting rotation.

BEFORE SIENA: Four-year varsity baseball starter at pitcher and first base at Middle Township...Held four-year high school strikeout record... First Team All-Area as both a pitcher and first baseman...Second Team All-South Jersey...Second Team CAI pitcher...Team captain.

ROSSI ON HOPKIN: “John is coming off an outstanding high school career and should get quality innings immediately. With a sound fastball and an excellent change-up, he will be used primarily out of the bullpen, but may get some spot starts.”

Dan Pendelton

#23

Freshman • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-1/202 Bats/Throws: R/R Binghamton, N.Y./Chenango Valley Major: Business Management GENERAL: Owns overpowering fastball... Expected to see innings immediately coming out of the bullpen...Throws three pitches effectively with outstanding command.

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered two years of baseball at pitcher and in the infield and outfield at Chenango Valley... 2007 New York State Third Team All-State pitcher...Top prospect for Perfect Game Showcase...2007 Athlete of the Week...First Team AllConference selection as a junior after posting a 6-2 record with a 2.89 ERA and 56 strikeouts in 42.2 innings of work. ROSSI ON PENDELTON: “Dan had a really good fall. With an upper-80’s fastball, he should see considerable time out of the bullpen. The staff expects him to get quality innings immediately.”

ROSSI ON POPLAWSKI: “Ryan is an outstanding lefty who had a really good fall. We hope he can build on his performance and give the staff a much needed lift out of the bullpen. He may also occasionally see some spot starts. We expect big things from him down the road.”

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2009 Freshmen Andy Carucci

#26

Freshman • Outfield Ht/Wt: 6-1/170 Bats/Throws: R/R Albany, N.Y./Colonie Central Major: Business GENERAL: Local product...Versatile athlete who should see time both in the outfield and out of the bullpen...Multisport standout in high school who possesses good speed.

BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in baseball, five in soccer, and two in track at Colonie Central...Participated in Empire State Games (Adirondack)...Member of Eastern New York All-State Team...Baseball MVP...Soccer Defensive MVP...Scholar Athlete all four years...Holds school track records.

ROSSI ON CARUCCI: “Andy will be counted on to help out this year’s squad with his versatility. He is an outfielder and can also help out on the mound. He had a sound fall at both positions and we have high hopes for him.”

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C.J. Sohl

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Freshman • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-5/180 Bats/Throws: R/R Albany, N.Y./Guilderland Major: Business GENERAL: Local product...Throws all four pitches well and for strikes...Should make an immediate impact as a freshman ...Equips a mid-80’s fastball and outstanding curveball...Tall, lanky pitcher who throws hard...Has a high ceiling.

BEFORE SIENA: Played four years of baseball as a pitcher and one as a post player at Guilderland...All-Area Honorable Mention as a junior and senior...Member of Section II AA Champions as a junior...Played Babe Ruth in 2004 and 2005...Posted a 5-1 record with a 3.10 ERA in 36 innings of work with 43 strikeouts as a member of the Adirondack team in the Empire State Games at the end of his junior year...Competed during the fall of his senior year for the renowned South Troy Dodgers and played for the Perfect Game Championships in Jupiter, Fla.

ROSSI ON SOHL: “C.J. was one of the top pitchers in the Capital District last year and expectations are high for him to continue his success at Siena. He is coming off a fall where he has been outstanding. The ability to throw four pitches for strikes will allow him to see considerable time. He can be a real asset to this year’s staff.”

Freshman • Pitcher Ht/Wt: 6-3/204 Bats/Throws: R/R Woodstock, Ga./Etowah Major: Medicine GENERAL: Hails from strong baseball area...Owns upper-80’s fastball, outstanding curveball and changeup...Also possesses a strong power bat and could see time as a hitter...Expected to compete for innings out of the bullpen...Has strong, powerful frame.

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered two years of baseball and one of football as a middle linebacker at Etowah...First Team All-County his junior and senior years...2007 Cherokee County Pitcher of the Year after posting 6-2 record with 1.11 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 44 innings of work...Also hit .359 with seven home runs and 26 RBI in 25 games that season.

ROSSI ON CURSON: “Brandon will be used as a spot starter, mainly out of the bullpen. He is a versatile athlete who will also be looked at for the designated hitter position and as a back up at first base. He comes from the talent rich Atlanta area and hopefully he will make the adjustment quickly”

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Head Coach Tony Rossi

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Year at Siena: 40th Alma Mater: The College at Brockport ’65 For the 40th consecutive season, Tony Rossi will call the shots for the Siena baseball program. He is the second longest tenured active Division I head coach in the nation behind only Augie Garrido of Texas (41 years). Rossi is the winningest coach in school history in any sport and the winningest active coach in the MAAC. Rossi has defined Siena baseball over the years, building it from a Division II team with 10 players to a championship Division I program with 21 scholarship student-athletes. Over the past four decades, he has coached 33 players who have gone on to sign professional contracts and three who have reached the highest level (Gary Holle ’71, Tim Christman ’01 and John Lannan ’07-Pres.). With the addition of baseball scholarships, Rossi has been able to recruit against the top programs in the country. Skip (as he is affectionately known) spends a good deal of his time recruiting, organizing and fundraising, so the program can continue to grow and remain successful. Since entry in to the MAAC, prior to the 1990 season, Rossi has guided the Saints to a 239-176 (.576) record in the conference. Over the past 18 seasons, he has been named MAAC Coach of the Year six times: 1991, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001 and most recently in 2005. Rossi has also coached four MAAC Rookies of the Year and four MAAC Players of the Year. Over this time, Siena has captured four MAAC regular-season titles and four MAAC Tournament championships. Prior to 1999 there was only one step left for the Siena baseball program to take – qualifying for the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. That feat was accomplished by the 1999 Saints, who finished the year 21-5 in the MAAC, and swept through the MAAC Tournament, out-scoring their opponents 35-7. In 2006, Rossi earned his milestone 600th career win. Rossi has been elected to the Siena Sports Hall of Fame (1985) and the Albany Twilight League (1985) Hall of Fame. He is a 1965 graduate of Brockport State College, where he excelled in baseball for three seasons, earning SUNY All-Star each year. In 1964, he had the highest batting average (.477) in the East. Rossi and his wife, Val, live in Schenectady and have two children, Scott and Kristen.

Head coach Tony Rossi was honored recently for 40 years of service to Siena College.

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1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

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Rossi Reflections In addition to the numerous accolades he has piled up in 40 years as head coach of the Siena baseball team, Tony Rossi has additionally had a profound impact and touched the lives of the hundreds of young men who have donned the Green and Gold. As we celebrate 40 years for Coach Rossi, several of his former players have weighed in with their reflections and congratulations for “Skip.” I’d like to wish Coach Rossi good luck and congrats on his 40th season as the baseball coach. I would also like to see him and Coach Tugs lace them up and race in the 40 one more time! — Jeremy Clausi (Class of 1997)

1989

As a member of the College’s first recruiting class to play all four years at the Division I level, I was honored to bear witness to Coach Rossi’s extraordinary efforts making the case for what a special time this was for us all as we worked together to build the program quickly. His untiring commitment to excellence at all levels, and his tremendous knowledge of the game, led to our enjoying success on the field right out of the box. Clearly, those early years built a strong foundation for what has become one of the most successful programs in the Northeast...led by one of the country’s truly fine coaches. — Marvin LeRoy (Class of 1982) Coach Rossi’s leadership and strong passion for baseball helped make my championship years with the Saints forever memorable. — Tony Fiumefreddo (Class of 1998) All of the Siena Baseball Alumni that I talk to say that they played for Coach Rossi. I think the real question is….who didn’t play for Coach Rossi? Congrats Coach! Here’s to 40 more years! -Ken Grant (Class of 2006, Siena Athletics Assistant AD for Business Affairs) Coach – congratulations on your 40 years leading Siena Baseball. I know I can speak for many alumni and current players when I say you were as much a father for us during our Siena days as you were a coach. Here’s to another successful 40 years. — Steve Borg (Class of 1987) I respect coach Rossi like he was my father. He has been there for me whenever I needed somebody to talk to. Every time I reflect back at my experiences at Siena, Coach Rossi is part of them. Without his help and guidance I would have never made it to the Big Leagues. — Tim Christman (Class of 1996, Former Colorado Rockies pitcher)

Congratulations Coach Rossi! — Josh Copskey (Class of 2004) Congratulations to a legendary coach and above all a great person! — Gary Holle (Class of 1976) (Pictured below) 1976

When I think about Siena Baseball, I think about Coach Rossi. He is quite simply the face, heart, soul and body of Siena Baseball, and a big part of what made Siena so special for me. Congratulations Coach on 40 great years and thanks for all that you have done for myself, and so many other players! — Bob Bladel (Class of 1980) Coach Rossi, congratulations on 40 years as head baseball coach at Siena College. Your dedication to the college and all of the players you have coached is a true testament to the kind of person that you are. My four years of Siena baseball were some of the best of my life. — Tom “Bones” Bedard (Class of 1981) I want to congratulate Tony on achieving another milestone. He is very dedicated to the College, the baseball program, and the student-athletes. After the 1973-74 season, the College was thinking of dropping the baseball program. This didn’t happen because of the efforts of Tony, the players and supportive alumni. Tony has brought the Siena College Baseball program a long way since those days. — Jim Moran (Class of 1976)

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Coach Rossi, Congratulations on 40 years of guiding the Siena College Baseball program. Your leadership on and off the field is something that all coaches should strive to achieve. Good luck in 2009! — Tom Winter (Class of 1984)

1991

Like – hit, bunt, take, hit and run, steal, suicide – some things and some people never change. Coach is one of those people. I have had the privilege of both playing for Tony in the late ’70s and then working at Siena with him for almost 30 years now. I now no longer get scared when he hits me with that famous “WHAT?;” but it did take me a few years. Coach is ageless! He still has today, the same boundless energy and enthusiasm for the game and chicken wings that he had back when. As a player, I very much enjoyed playing for the skip. I very early on admired his baseball knowledge and teaching skills. And, although he would say – and we will still today joke – that I never actually listened to his advice in any way – we both know that is not the case.

He was and is a father figure, a best friend and a role model for me. Coach Rossi was the reason I went to Siena College and excelled in all aspects. He was and still is the most influential person in my life. To this day, I call him for advice on all and everything I have ever done and wish to pursue. Without Coach Rossi, I would have never been able to play in the Cape Cod League, played professional baseball, nor have been able to pursue the field of education as I did. He made me a great player but most importantly, he made me a great man. There has never been a person in my life that believed in me more or trusted me more than Coach. In conclusion, I am what I am and where I am today because of Tony Rossi. I went into teaching and coaching because he was a teacher and a coach. I treat people and players the same way he treats them. To sum it all up, I hope in 40 years I reach one person like coach reached me, who’s life changed for the better because of me. There is nothing that I wouldn’t do for him. — Nick Spera (Class of 2000)

1993

All players, in any sport, owe much of their success to coaching. I have told many people over the years that Coach Rossi is one of the finest mentors I have ever had – both on and off the field. Tony, thank you for giving Siena College and hundreds of student-athletes 40 years of inspirational service and support! — Dave Smith (Class of 1978, Siena College Vice President for Development and External Affairs) The 2000 Siena staff meets with pitching legend Mel Stottlemyre.

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Coaching Staff Joe Sinicola

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Rob Ditoma

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Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator First Season • Eckerd ’08

Assistant Coach First Season • Mercy ’05

Joe Sinicola begins his first season as Siena’s new pitching coach and recruiting coordinator effective immediately. Sinicola graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. where he played four seasons before serving as an assistant coach this past year.

Rob Ditoma begins his first season on the Siena baseball staff. Ditoma served as an assistant coach at Temple University during the 2008 season helping the Owls to 28 wins and a berth in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

Sinicola will be the primary assistant to Rossi, overseeing the development of the Saints’ pitching staff while handling a bulk of the program’s substantial recruiting responsibilities. “We’re excited to have Joe on board,” Rossi said. “He is a talented young coach with a great work ethic and keen knowledge of the game. He will be a great asset to our program.” Sinicola began his coaching career during his undergraduate summer months as an instructor and advisor at the Little League Southern Headquarters Southern Camp in St. Petersburg. He was a member of the varsity baseball squad at Eckerd from 2003-2007 where he completed his history degree in May of 2008 after spending his final year at the school on the baseball staff as an assistant coach. Sinicola parlayed his undergraduate experience into an assistant coaching position with the Glens Falls Golden Eagles of the New York Collegiate Baseball League this past summer. He designed and implemented a conditioning program, oversaw the travel and field maintenance responsibilities and worked as defensive coordinator for the Golden Eagles.

Jimmy Jackson

#18

Assistant Coach First Season • Shepherd ’06 Jimmy Jackson begins his first year as assistant baseball coach at Siena. Jackson will work primarily with Siena’s catchers and outfielders.

“I am extremely excited with the addition of Rob Ditoma to our coaching staff,” head coach Tony Rossi said upon his hiring. “He has a strong pedigree, having worked most recently at Temple and the strong Atlantic 10 Conference.” A 2005 graduate of Mercy College, Ditoma earned his master’s degree in physical education from Manhattanville College in 2007. He played four years as the starting second baseman at Mercy as an undergraduate, serving as team captain as a senior. As a junior, he batted .309 and was an All NYCAC selection. Ditoma’s served on the baseball coaching staff at Manhattanville while pursuing his master’s degree. He guided the College to the 2007 Skyline Conference Championship and an automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals. Ditoma gained additional coaching experience as an assistant in the New England Collegiate Baseball League in the summers of 2006 and 2007, working primarily with the infielders and assisting with recruiting. As an assistant at Temple this past season, Ditoma instructed the infielders and the catchers as the Owls reached the postseason for the first time in seven years. “With the addition of several freshmen, development of our hitters will be the cornerstone of this year’s club,” Rossi said. “Our goal was to bring in a young, hardworking hitting coach who will put the time and energy into our young players, and we are confident that we have found that right individual in Rob.” In addition to serving as a chief hitting coach, Ditoma will work with Siena’s infielders and have many recruiting responsibilities.

“Jimmy will be a valuable member of our staff because of his experience in professional baseball,” head coach Tony Rossi said. “He will be able to provide our student-athletes with some perspective and direction as to what it takes to succeed in college and make it to the next level.” Jackson played two years of independent professional baseball in the Frontier and Atlantic League after a standout collegiate career at Division II Shepherd University in West Virginia. He was a two-time First Team All-Conference, AllRegion and Preseason All-American selection as a pitcher at Shepherd where he still holds six school records. Jackson has spent the last three years as the varsity pitching coach at Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn, Maryland. He coached 17 players who advanced to play in college, 10 of which were pitchers. Additionally, Jackson delivered private lessons over the last three years to over 20 collegiate athletes, eight who played at the Division I level. Jackson has worked multiple camps over the last eight years for high schools, colleges and Cal Ripken Baseball. In addition to working with the catchers and outfielders, Jackson will handle myriad responsibilities related to the daily upkeep of the program.

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Siena Baseball: An Established Program on the Rise

Over the last two decades, the Siena baseball program has established a record of success unequalled by many schools in the Northeast. From the hotly contested battles the program annually has with the nation’s top teams on its Southern trip to the four MAAC Tournament and regularseason championships since 1995, the reputation of the program far extends the Loudonville campus. With this in mind, the College made a commitment to the program at the start of the millennium to assure the program would continue to grow. First and foremost, Coach Rossi was hired on a full-time basis, so he would always be on-hand to oversee the program’s development. Next, the institution agreed to increase the scholarship dollars the program could offer recruits over a five-year plan until Siena was at the NCAA maximum of 11.7 full scholarships. In 2002 the final phase of the project was set in motion: to enhance the program’s facilities to a level consistent or superior with schools in the region. Through the support of philanthropic donations, many made by alumni of the program, an addition

to the Marcelle Athletic Complex was constructed to house four “team rooms” – one of which was set aside for baseball. The expansion also includes a 50-seat theater for reviewing films, and the baseball room features a newly-appointed surround sound system and big screen TV. In 2003, a new infield was resurrected and in 2005 new dugouts were constructed. In 2006, a new nine-inning scoreboard was erected and this past year, chairback seating was installed, complementing the scenic positioning of Siena Field as the majestic centerpiece of the Siena campus.

SIENA BASEBALL BY THE NUMBERS 1 NCAA Tournament Appearance 24 Average Number of Victories the Last 10 Years

33 Players Have Gone on to Play Professionally

4 MAAC Championships 5 Players Drafted in the Last Five Years 6 Times Coach Rossi has Been Named

10 States, Provinces and Countries

MAAC Coach of the Year

7 Seniors on This Year’s Team 8 MAAC Tournament Appearances

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9 States the Saints will Play Games in This Season

40 Where Coach Rossi Ranks for All-time Wins Amongst Active D-I Coaches

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2009 Roster NUMERICAL No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 9 10 12 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 36 45 47 49

Name Andrew Sawyer Dan Paolini Nick Messinger Jason DeFilippo Al Williams Anthony Giansanti Gary DerHagopian Kyle Hudson William Cardona Eric Mruczek Teddy Trymbiski Nicco Stento Juan Amador Phil Cahill Ryan Poplawski Don DiPetta John Hopkin Dan Pendleton Kyle Barbato Andy Carucci Matt Moberg Kyle Sumple Brandon Curson Frank Cebek Craig Marcellus Dan Lazzaroni Craig Chaput C.J. Sohl Will Hassett Dan Miklas Kevin Quaranto Zach Hartman

Cl. FR FR SR SR JR JR JR SO FR SR FR FR SO SR FR SO FR FR JR FR SR SO FR JR JR SO SR FR SR JR SO SO

Pos. SS 2B OF OF OF OF C OF SS OF 2B LHP OF C LHP 3B LHP RHP C OF LHP RHP RHP RHP LHP RHP RHP RHP RHP RHP 1B RHP

B/T R/R R/R R/R R/R R/L R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/L R/R S/R R/L R/R L/L R/R L/R R/R R/L R/R R/R R/R L/L R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R

Ht. 5-10 6-0 5-9 5-7 5-9 5-10 5-9 5-9 6-0 6-1 5-9 6-1 5-10 6-0 6-2 5-9 6-0 6-1 6-3 6-1 5-11 6-0 6-3 6-3 6-0 5-10 6-1 6-5 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-4

Wt. 185 180 170 160 170 195 200 175 175 210 165 187 170 200 156 185 217 202 210 170 171 191 204 196 201 175 233 180 230 218 215 205

Hometown/Previous School Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern Stratford, Conn./Bunnell Norton, Mass./Bishop Feehan Revere, Mass./Stoneham Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa Montville, Conn./Montville Mount Laurel, N.J./Lenape Beltsville, Md./St. Anselm’s Abbey Brooklyn,N.Y./Bishop Ford Batavia, N.Y./Univ. of Buffalo Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East Binghamton, N.Y./Binghamton Derry, N.H./Pinkerton Academy Wall, N.J./CBA North Syracuse, N.Y./Bishop Ludden Kennesaw, Ga./Kennesaw Mountain Cape May Court House, N.J./Middle Township Binghamton, N.Y./Chenango Valley Chatsworth, Calif./Moorpark JC Albany, N.Y./Colonie Central State College, Pa./State College Area Windsor, Conn./Northwest Catholic Woodstock, Ga./Etowah Bronx, N.Y./Iona Prep Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Roy C. Ketcham Roswell, Ga./Lassiter Ottawa, Ontario/Hillcrest Albany, N.Y./Guilderland North Bellmore, N.Y./Chaminade Wantagh, N.Y./Kellenburg Hopkinton, Mass./St. John’s Ballston Spa, N.Y./Ballston Spa

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Athletic Academic Support Program Nearly 15% of Siena students participate on one or more of Siena’s varsity intercollegiate athletic teams. As members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Siena studentathletes reap the benefits of both worlds – the opportunity to engage in a challenging and stimulating academic environment, along with the chance to develop their athletic potential as members of competitive NCAA Division I teams. The support services provided to student-athletes are designed to offer assistance and resources, in addition to encouragement and guidance as they strive to maintain balance and achieve excellence in their academic and athletic careers. Services include monitoring academic and degree progress, supervision of study hall, coordination of enrichment and educational programming, as well as interaction with academic advisors and faculty within the various Liberal Arts, Science and Business colleges.

Saints Supporting Saints – Academic Tutoring Service The latest resource implemented to academic support services for student-athletes, Saints Supporting Saints, is a program designed to provide student-athletes with immediate assistance in their attempt to gain control of their academic success. Student-athletes who excel at certain subjects are utilized as tutors, helping fellow Saints achieve their academic goals. The program is funded by the athletic department. Tutors are available for all three schools (Arts, Business and Science) of study at Siena.

On-Campus Resources The state-of-the-art J. Spencer & Patricia Standish Library opened in 1999 and exceeds all the The J. Spencer & resources Patricia Standish Library expected from an institution of higher education. Students are also encouraged to take advantage of The Writing Center at Siena College, which exists to provide free, one-on-one tutoring to all members of the Siena College Community, working with writers from all levels of experience, ability, and expertise. The Siena Career Center is also an excellent resource dedicated to teaching the career development process to students through innovative and quality career services.

Student Services and Personal Development The S.A.IN.T.S. Program: Supporting Athletes IN Their Success

Athletic Study Center In the fall of 2004, the Siena athletic department introduced a new Study Center located on the second floor of the Marcelle Athletic Complex. Complete with several desktop computers, and internet hookups for laptops, the Study Center is the perfect location for student-athletes to complete their out-of-class education. Incoming freshmen and atrisk student-athletes are required to attend study hall throughout the academic year as described in the Siena Student-Athlete Handbook.

Life Skills Developed by the Siena College athletic department, the S.A.IN.T.S. program represents a commitment to the total growth and development of the student-athlete. This program establishes an administrative commitment to academic and athletic excellence. These efforts are supported with programs and services in personal development and community service.

Personal Development Fostering the development of personal growth is paramount to the S.A.IN.T.S. program. During the course of the academic year, several support programs are offered for student-athletes providing opportunities to focus on personal growth issues such as values classification, goal setting, fiscal planning, nutrition, decision making and personal responsibility. Programming focuses on helping student-athletes develop a healthy lifestyle while at Siena College as well as habits that will benefit them for life.

S.A.A.C. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) is a student-athlete organization focused on creating programs and events that provide goodwill across all of Siena’s 18 sports Baseball S.A.A.C. representatives, teams. The group takes part in several Zach Hartman and Will Hassett. volunteer programs in the neighboring community. Also, S.A.A.C. is instrumental in voicing the student-athletes’ concerns for Siena College athletics and for their respective teams. S.A.A.C. is comprised of a representative from each sports team, and an alternate from each team. The members of this organization have proven to be effective leaders and role models for their team, and are the voices for Siena Athletics. 2009 SIENA BASEBALL

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Athletic Academic Support Program The S.A.IN.T.S. Cup The S.A.IN.T.S. Cup is a competition created to encourage participation in the Champs/Life Skills Program at Siena College. It gives student-athletes the opportunity to gain experience and earn points in the five main NCAA Champs/Life Skills components (academic excellence, career development, personal development, community service, and athletic excellence). The focus of the program is to develop the individual as a role model, team member and community leader. Each team is awarded points for participation in the S.A.IN.T.S. Cup Program. All academic and athletic excellence points are automatically tallied at the end of each semester. Points are also awarded in the areas of community service, personal and career development. A men’s and women’s sports team with the highest point total at the end of each academic year will be announced as the winners. The winning teams hold on to the S.A.IN.T.S. Cup for a year, and are awarded $500. The money is then added to the team’s budget and is used at the coaches’ and players’ discretion.

S.A.IN.T.S. Cup Champions 2007-2008 Men’s Basketball and Water Polo; Runner-up Women’s Soccer 2006-2007 Men’s Soccer and Water Polo 2005-2006 Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Soccer 2004-2005 Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Softball 2003-2004 Men’s Soccer and Women’s Soccer

ice machines, two full-size hydrocollators for moist heat packs, and combination cold/intermittent compression units. The sports medicine office also utilizes numerous rehabilitation devices, including aquatic therapy through the use of the onsite pool to ensure student-athletes safe and quick recovery to pre-injury (if not better) levels. The athletic training staff works under the direct supervision of a team of physicians. Included among the team, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Marotta, a former lacrosse player and 1980 graduate of Siena, Dr. Joseph Marotta ’80 and Dr. Vincent Luvera and Dr. Hamish Kerr make regular visits to campus and cover several events during the course of the athletic season.

Strength and Conditioning The Siena College Strength and Conditioning department is committed to the pursuit of excellence for our studentathletes. Our scientifically-based programs are designed to physically prepare athletes for competition at the Division I level. Teaching safety, efficiency, and intensity, the program is designed to allow athletes to push themselves to the limit, testing their physical capacity, and mental resolve to be a MAAC champion. The means to this end are encompassed through strength training sessions, in addition to work on flexibility, speed and agility, plyometrics, and sport-specific conditioning. While the program does produce athletes who are bigger, stronger, and faster, the number one priority is to train athletes in all of the aforementioned areas of strength and conditioning, so that they are less likely to become injured during competition.

Sports Medicine Under the direction of head athletic trainer Greg Dashnaw, entering his 25th year at Siena, and assistant trainers Jill Guarino and Scott Connell, the sports medicine office is responsible for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to Siena’s athletes. Over the past two decades, Dashnaw has had a tremenGreg Dashnaw dous impact on the development and general health of Siena’s student-athletes. The sports medicine office also works with the Scott Connell athletes on nutritional counseling and Jill Guarino stress management, promoting the physical and psychological well being of student-athletes. Student-athletes have access to some of the most modern treatment available in the Siena training room. The treatment area includes eight treatment tables with various modalites including electric stimulation and ultrasound as well as an additional taping platform. Siena’s athletes also have access to three full body whirlpools for hydrotherapy, two

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At Siena, athletes are taught to train movements not body parts, this system not only utilizes ground-based, multi-joint exercises but also individual joint work to increase Daniel Taylor mobility and range of motion. The entire strength training workouts last between 45 minutes to an hour while training anywhere from two to four times per week. Strength and Conditioning Coach Daniel Taylor is always on hand to supervise team lifts, making sure that the athletes lift with correct form and intensity. In the world of collegiate athletics, Championships are earned, and every student-athlete will be provided with the opportunity to enhance their sports performance through proven strength and conditioning methods until they have fulfilled their athletic potential. 2009 SIENA BASEBALL


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• NON-CONFERENCE

Arkansas State

Lamar

West Virginia

February 21 (Neutral)

February 24-25 (Away)

March 13-15 (Away)

Location: Jonesboro, Ark. Founded: 1909 Enrollment: 9,385 Conference: Sun Belt Nickname: Red Wolves Home Field: Tomlinson Stadium/Kell Field School Colors: Scarlet & Black Head Coach: Tommy Raffo Overall Record: 1st Season Overall Record (at school): 1st Season 2008 Overall Record: 20-34-1 2008 Sun Belt Overall Record (Finish): 8-21-1(11th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/0 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 11/0 Baseball Contact: Van Provence E-mail: vprovence@astate.edu Phone: (870) 972-2707 Web Site: www.astateredwolves.com

Location: Beaumont, Texas Founded: 1923 Enrollment: 14,000 Conference: Southland Nickname: Cardinals Home Field: Vincent-Beck Stadium School Colors: Red & White Head Coach: Jim Gilligan Overall Record: 1,104-695 Overall Record (at school): 1,094-685 2008 Overall Record: 35-23 2008 Southland Record: 20-10(1st East) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 12/14 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 5/4 Baseball Contact: Brian Henry E-mail: brian.henry@lamar.edu Phone: (409) 880-8329 Web Site: www.lamarcardinals.com

Location: Morgantown, W.V. Founded: 1867 Enrollment: 28,113 Conference: Big East Nickname: Mountaineers Home Field: Hawley Field School Colors: Old Gold & Blue Head Coach: Greg Van Zant Overall Record: 413-344-1 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 35-21 2008 Big East Record (Finish): 13-14 (7th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 13/6 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 7/6 Baseball Contact: Steve Stone E-mail: steve.stone@mail.wvu.edu Phone: (304) 293-2821 Web Site: www.msnsportsnet.com

Texas State

Dallas Baptist

Holy Cross

February 22 (Neutral)

February 26-28 (Away)

March 18 (Away)

Location: San Marcos, Texas Founded: 1899 Enrollment: 29,125 Conference: Southland Nickname: Bobcats Home Field: Bobcat Baseball Stadium School Colors: Maroon & Gold Head Coach: Ty Harrington Overall Record: 296-235 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 30-27 2008 Southland Record (Finish): 19-11 (3rd) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 17/12 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 6/3 Baseball Contact: Amber Arterberry E-mail: aa32@txstate.edu Phone: (512) 245-4692 Web Site: www.txstatebobcats.com

Location: Dallas, Texas Founded: 1898 Enrollment: 5,297 Conference: Independent Nickname: Patriots Home Field: Patriot Field School Colors: Red, White & Navy Blue Head Coach: Dan Heefner Overall Record: 37-19 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 37-19 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 18/11 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 9/7 Baseball Contact: Josh Jackson E-mail: athws2@dbu.edu Phone: (214) 333-5324 Web Site: www.dbu.edu/athletics

Location: Worcester, Mass. Founded: 1843 Enrollment: 2,817 Conference: Patriot League Nickname: Crusaders Home Field: Fitton Field School Colors: Royal Purple Head Coach: Greg DiCenzo Overall Record: 21-28 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 21-28 2008 Patriot Overall Record (Finish): 11-9 (3rd) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/9 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 7/4 Baseball Contact: Michelle Bradley E-mail: mbradley@holycross.edu Phone: (508) 793-2583 Web Site: www.goholycross.com

UT-Arlington February 22-23 (Away) Location: Arlington, Texas Founded: 1895 Enrollment: 25,000 Conference: Southland Nickname: Mavericks Home Field: Clay Gould Ballpark School Colors: Royal Blue with White & Gold trim Head Coach: Darin Thomas Overall Record: 26-31 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 26-31 2008 Southland Record (Finish): 16-14 (6th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 27/6 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 13/3 Baseball Contact: Scott Lacefield E-mail: slacefield@uta.edu Phone: (817) 272-2239 Web Site: www.utamavs.com

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Michigan March 6-7 (Neutral) Location: Ann Arbor, Mich. Founded: 1817 Enrollment: 37,306 Conference: Big Ten Nickname: Wolverines Home Field: Wilpon Complex/Ray Fisher Stadium School Colors: Maize & Blue Head Coach: Rich Maloney Overall Record: 493-270-1 Overall Record (at school): 237-126 2008 Overall Record: 46-14 2008 Big Ten Record (Finish): 26-5(1st) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/8 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 11/4 Baseball Contact: Matt Fancett E-mail: mfancett@umich.edu Phone: (734) 647-1726 Web Site: www.mgoblue.com

Hofstra March 24 (Away) Location: Hempstead, N.Y. Founded: 1935 Enrollment: 12,700 Conference: Colonial Athletic Association Nickname: Pride Home Field: University Baseball Field School Colors: Gold, White & Blue Head Coach: Patrick Anderson Overall Record: 1st Season Overall Record (at school): 1st Season 2008 Overall Record: 19-36 2008 CAA Record (Finish): 7-23 (10th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/9 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 9/5 Baseball Contact: Len Skoros E-mail: leonard.m.skoros@hofstra.edu Phone: (516) 463-4602 Web Site: www.hofstra.edu/athletics

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• NON-CONFERENCE

Dartmouth

Binghamton

NJIT

April 4 (Away)

April 14 (Away)

April 22 (Away)

Location: Hanover, N.H. Founded: 1769 Enrollment: 4,200 Conference: Ivy League Nickname: Big Green Home Field: Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park School Colors: Dartmouth Green & White Head Coach: Bob Whalen Overall Record: 349-377 Overall Record(at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 25-17 2008 Ivy League Record (Finish): 15-5 (1st) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/8 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 3/2 Baseball Contact: Rick Bender E-mail: Rick.Bender@Dartmouth.edu Phone: (603) 646-1030 Web Site: www.dartmouthsports.com

Location: Vestal, N.Y. Founded: 1946 Enrollment: 3,200 Conference: America East Nickname: Bearcats Home Field: Varsity Field School Colors: Dark Green, Black & White Head Coach: Tim Sinicki Overall Record: 326-247-6 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 29-27 2008 America East Record (Finish): 15-8 (1st) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 18/7 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 6/5 Baseball Contact: John Hartrick E-mail: hartrick@binghamton.edu Phone: (7607) 777-6800 Web Site: www.bubearcats.com

Location: Newark, N.J. Founded: 1881 Enrollment: 5,300 Conference: Independent Nickname: Highlanders Home Field: Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium School Colors: Red & White (Blue accent) Head Coach: Brian Callahan Overall Record (Division I): 20-75 Overall Record (at school): 131-210 2008 Overall Record: 5-47 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 6/11 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 6/5 Baseball Contact: Stephanie Pillari E-mail: pillari@njit.edu Phone: (973) 596-8324 Web Site: www.njithighlanders.com

Vermont

New York Institute of Technology

April 7 (Away) Location: Burlington, Vt. Founded: 1791 Enrollment: 9,454 Conference: America East Nickname: Catamounts Home Field: Centennial Field School Colors: Green & Gold Head Coach: Bill Currier Overall Record: 463-437 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 27-24 2008 America East Record (Finish): 12-11 (4th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/8 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 3/1 Baseball Contact: Bruce Bosley E-mail: bruce.bosley@uvm.edu Phone: (802) 656-1109 Web Site: www.uvmathletics.com

Brown April 8 (Home) Location: Providence, R.I. Founded: 1764 Enrollment: 5,892 Conference: Ivy League Nickname: Bears Home Field: Murray Stadium School Colors: Seal Brown, Cardinal Red & White Head Coach: Marek Drabinski Overall Record: 231-302-1 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 20-24 2008 Ivy League Record (Finish): 9-11 (5th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 19/7 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 8/4 Baseball Contact: Isaac Goodling E-mail: Isaac_goodling@brown.edu Phone: (401) 863-6069 Web Site: www.brownbears.com

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April 15 (Away) Location: Old Westbury, N.Y. Founded: 1955 Enrollment: 15,000 Conference: Independent Nickname: Bears Home Field: Presidents Baseball Field School Colors: Blue & Gold Head Coach: Bob Hirschfield Overall Record: 560-566-11 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 31-22 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/6 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 13/1 Baseball Contact: Ben Acruri E-mail: bacruri@nyit.edu Phone: (516) 686-7504 Web Site: www.nyit.edu/athletics

Massachussetts April 28 (Home) Location: Amherst, Mass. Founded: 1863 Enrollment: 25,593 Conference: Atlantic 10 Nickname: Minutemen Home Field: Earl Lorden Field School Colors: Maroon, White & Cool Grey Head Coach: Dennis Healy Overall Record: 588-533-4 Overall Record (at school): 534-443-2 2008 Overall Record: 18-27 2008 Atlantic 10 Record (Finish): 11-16 (T-9th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 24/11 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 10/2 Baseball Contact: Jillian Jakuba E-mail: jjakuba@amin.umass.edu Phone: (413) 577-0533 Web Site: www.umassathletics.com

Rhode Island Cornell

April 29 (Home)

April 21 (Home)

Location: Kingston, R.I. Founded: 1892 Enrollment: 15,650 Conference: Atlantic 10 Nickname: Rams Home Field: Bill Beck Field School Colors: Keaney Blue, Dark Blue & White Head Coach: Jim Foster Overall Record: 88-73-1 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 31-27-1 2008 Atlantic 10 Record (Finish): 15-11 (5th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 20/7 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 10/2 Baseball Contact: Jodi Pontbriand E-mail: jpontbriand@uri.edu Phone: (401) 874-5356 Web Site: www.gorhody.com

Location: Ithaca, N.Y. Founded: 1865 Enrollment: 13,700 Conference: Ivy League Nickname: Big Red Home Field: David F. Hoy Field School Colors: Carnelian Red & White Head Coach: Bill Walkenbach Overall Record: 1st Season Overall Record (at school): 1st Season 2008 Overall Record: 12-27 2008 Ivy League Record (Finish): 6-14 (8th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 22/6 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 11/3 Baseball Contact: Kevin Zeise E-mail: kjz3@cornell.edu Phone: (607) 255-5627 Web Site: www.cornellbigred.com

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MAAC Fairfield

Niagara

Canisius

March 21-22 (Away)

April 10-11 (Away)

May 2-3 (Home)

Location: Fairfield, Conn. Founded: 1942 Enrollment: 3,300 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Stags Home Field: Alumni Diamond School Colors: Cardinal Red Head Coach: John Slosar Overall Record: 421-570-7 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 14-36 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 11-13 (5th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/9 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 10/1 Series vs. Fairfield: Siena Leads 20-12 Baseball Contact: Kelly McCarthy E-mail: kmccarthy@mail.fairfield.edu Phone: (203) 254-4000 ext. 2877 Web Site: www.fairfieldstags.com

Location: Niagara University, N.Y. Founded: 1856 Enrollment: 3,853 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Purple Eagles Home Field: Sal Maglie Stadium School Colors: Purple & White Head Coach: Rob McCoy Overall Record: 90-114 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 22-28 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 10-14 (5th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 24/10 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 14/2 Series vs. Niagara: Siena leads 59-34 Baseball Contact: Kevin Carver E-mail: kcarver@Niagara.edu Phone: (716) 286-8586 Web Site: www.purpleeagles.com

Location: Buffalo, N.Y. Founded: 1870 Enrollment: 3,490 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Golden Griffins Home Field: Demske Sports Complex School Colors: Blue & Gold Head Coach: Mike McRae Overall Record: 153-208 Overall Record(at school): 88-122 2008 Overall Record: 41-13 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 19-5 (1st) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 21/8 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 8/3 Series vs. Canisius: Siena leads 59-32 Baseball Contact: Matt Lozar E-mail: lozarm@canisius.edu Phone: (716) 888-3756 Web Site: www.gogriffs.com

Manhattan

Rider

Iona

March 28-29 (Home)

April 18-19 (Home)

May 9-10 (Away)

Location: Riverdale, N.Y. Founded: 1853 Enrollment: 3,400 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Jaspers Home Field: Van Cortlandt Park School Colors: Kelly Green & White Head Coach: Kevin Leighton Overall Record: 100-62-1 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 31-20-1 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 19-5(2nd) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 17/13 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 7/1 Series vs. Manhattan: Tied 14-14 Baseball Contact: Stephen Dombroski E-mail: Stephen.dombroski@manhattan.edu Phone: (718) 862-7228 Web Site: www.gojaspers.com

Location: Lawrenceville, N.J. Founded: 1865 Enrollment: 5,757 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Broncs Home Field: Sonny Pittaro Field School Colors: Cranberry & White Head Coach: Barry Davis Overall Record: 666-313-4 Overall Record (at school): 95-117 2008 Overall Record: 29-28 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 13-10 (4th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 25/4 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 12/1 Series vs. Rider: Siena leads 21-17 Baseball Contact: Bud Focht E-mail: focht@rider.edu Phone: (609) 896-5135 Web Site: www.gobroncs.com

Location: New Rochelle, N.Y. Founded: 1940 Enrollment: 3,322 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Gaels Home Field: Salesian Field School Colors: Maroon & Gold Head Coach: Pat Carey Overall Record: 42-121 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 4-44 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 4-20 (9th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 19/15 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 9/8 Series vs. Iona: Siena leads 23-20 Baseball Contact: Bryan Beyrer E-mail: bbeyrer@iona.edu Phone: (845) 575-3699 ext. 3321 Web Site: www.icgaels.com

Saint Peter’s

Marist

April 4-5 (Away)

April 25-26 (Home)

Location: Jersey City, N.J. Founded: 1931 Enrollment: 3,200 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Peacocks Home Field: Jaroschak Field School Colors: Blue & White Head Coach: Derek England Overall Record: 58-145 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 20-30 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 7-16(8th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 26/7 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 13/5 Series vs. Saint Peter’s: Siena leads 23-4 Baseball Contact: David Freeman E-mail: dfreeman1@spc.edu Phone: (201) 761-7315 Web Site: www.spc.edu/athletics

Location: Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Founded: 1929 Enrollment: 4,526 Conference: MAAC Nickname: Red Foxes Home Field: McCann Baseball Field School Colors: Red & White Head Coach: Dennis Healy Overall Record: 63-86 Overall Record (at school): Same 2008 Overall Record: 19-28 2008 MAAC Record (Finish): 8-15 (7th) Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 24/9 Pitchers Returning/Lost: 12/1 Series vs. Marist: Marist leads 20-16 Baseball Contact: Mike Ferraro E-mail: Michael.j.ferraro@marist.edu Phone: (845) 575-3699 ext. 3321 Web Site: www.goredfoxes.com

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Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference With 10 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference is in its 28th year of competition during the 2008-2009 academic year. The MAAC was founded in 1980 by six charter members: the U.S. Military Academy, Fairfield University, Fordham University, Iona College, Manhattan College and Saint Peter’s College. Competition followed one year later in the fall of 1981 with members competing in the sports of men’s cross country and men’s soccer. On January 2, 1982, Army traveled to Iona for the first MAAC men’s basketball game and the MAAC story had begun. Today, Conference members include: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Loyola College (Md.), Manhattan College, Marist College, Niagara University, Rider University, Saint Peter’s College, and Siena College. In addition, associate members Mount St. Mary’s University, Providence College, Saint Joseph’s University, Virginia Military Institute and Wagner College compete in men’s lacrosse. St. Francis (N.Y.) College, Villanova University and Wagner College are all associate members of the MAAC Women’s Water Polo League. The MAAC will support 24 sports and championships during the 2008-2009 academic year. The MAAC Basketball Championships return to the Times Union Center in Albany, New York, for 2009 and 2010, with Bridgeport’s Arena at Harbor Yard preparing to host the 2011 championship. By having an excellent working relationship with various facilities, the MAAC has been able to attract a number of NCAA Championship events. Most recently, the MAAC, Canisius College and Niagara University successfully hosted the 2004 and 2007 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. All three parties will host that event again in 2010. The MAAC and Rider University will co-host the 2009 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Regional at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, N.J., after recording the third-highest attendance figure for the women’s championship with the First and Second Rounds in 2006.

MAAC Associate Sports In June of 1995, the MAAC continued to develop opportunities for student-athletes as the conference announced the formation of the MAAC Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Leagues. The men’s league began competition in the spring of 1996, while the women’s league commenced in the spring of 1997. The men’s league consists of four MAAC schools – Canisius, Manhattan, Marist, and Siena – and five associate members – Mount St. Mary’s, Providence, Saint Joseph’s, Virginia Military Institute and Wagner. The women’s league consists of MAAC institutions Canisius, Fairfield, Iona, Manhattan, Marist, Niagara and Siena.

Academics and Athletics The MAAC prides itself on the accomplishments of its student-athletes in the classroom, as well as on the field. Mary Beth Riley, a 1991 graduate of Canisius, was the first recipient of the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. In the fall of 1998, Erin Whalen, a member of the Iona women’s rowing team, was awarded one of the nation’s 32 Rhodes Scholarships for academic achievement and civic leadership. Jose Vargas, a Loyola student, was also awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 1999. First-class facilities are the rule with MAAC schools, as teams regularly play in top-notch arenas, such as Madison Square Garden, the IZOD Center, HSBC Arena, Times Union Center, the Arena at Harbor Yard and Sovereign Bank Arena. The other MAAC championships boast their share of outstanding locales as well, such as the fabled Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, where the cross country championships are contested, and Waterfront Park in Trenton, home of the baseball championship. This year, the MAAC will take its Cross Country Championships to Orlando, Florida, where it will conduct its post-season championships at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. In 2009, the MAAC Women’s Soccer Championship will be at Walt Disney World. The MAAC Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships will move to Celebration Golf Club, located in Celebration, Florida, beginning in 2009. In the past several years, a number of the MAAC schools have also enjoyed success in NCAA Championships. MAAC schools have made a total of 72 NIT appearances and 41 NCAA appearances. In addition, Rider University represented the league last season in the inaugural College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Combined with recent bracket expansion in several sports, the MAAC possesses 12 automatic bids in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s water polo and men’s lacrosse. In 2007, the Marist women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 before falling to the eventual National Champion, the University of Tennessee. Last fall, the Iona College men’s cross country team finished second at the 2007 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships. Canisius softball, Manhattan track, Manhattan and Marist baseball and Loyola soccer and lacrosse have also flourished on the national stage. The MAAC has also been a leader in the forefront of technology, expanding the notoriety of the league into cyberspace. In 2007, the league retained XOS Technologies, Inc., to sponsor the MAAC web page. Launched in November 1999, www.maacsports.com has been a great success, providing fans with up-to-date contest results, fan polls and an online merchandise store. The MAAC President for the 2008-2009 academic year is Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., the President of Loyola College. The Vice-President is Rev. Jeffrey von Arx, S.J., the President of Fairfield University. Pat Lyons, Director of Athletics at Iona College, will chair the Committee on Athletic Administration, and Sandra Taylor, Associate Athletics Director/Senior Woman Administrator at Manhattan College will serve as Vice Chair.

In 2002, the MAAC added the MAAC Women’s Water Polo League. The league is made up of three MAAC schools – Iona, Marist and Siena – as well as three associate members, St. Francis (N.Y.), Villanova and Wagner.

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This is Siena Siena College is a liberal arts college nestled in Loudonville, just minutes from Albany, the vibrant capital of New York. Our approach to education combines the value of a liberal arts with professional preparation, making Siena’s undergraduate experience like no other. We offer 26 degree programs and 43 minors/certificate programs in the School of Business, Liberal Arts and Science. Our students are encouraged to craft their educational experience to fit their unique aspirations. At Siena, small interactive classes create a supportive environment in which students can develop their potential for success. Whether it is leading a classroom discussion, working side by side with faculty conducting research, gaining real-world experience at one of the countless internships available in the Capital region, or participating in one of our 60-plus extracurricular activities, the extraordinary opportunities for personal, academic, leadership and professional development are endless. Our Franciscan and Catholic heritage takes our students on a journey beyond classrooms and career paths. We strive to nurture a student’s appreciation of what is possible in this world and to teach the importance of using their many talents to serve their communities, as well as their careers. As a result, Siena graduates find extraordinary achievement in all aspects of their lives.

The Secret of Siena’s Success What keeps Siena College among “America’s Best?” Since its founding, Siena has been a community where care and concern for the intellectual, personal and social growth of all students is paramount.

Siena’s liberal arts education prepares every student for entry into professions or to graduate school. Each year Siena graduates more than 700 students who are eagerly accepted by leading corporations, the public sector and into America’s most prestigious graduate programs.

Student Life The proud sense of community and spirit on the Siena campus is directly linked to the students. Their energy and enthusiasm is present in every aspect of the College. Approximately 90 percent of Siena’s freshmen live on campus, and accommodations range from traditional residence halls to suites and townhouses. The student population is more influential than most would imagine. There are more than 70 student-run clubs, teams, committees, intramural sports, and various other programs to choose from. There is an activity for virtually every interest. It is student pride and activism that keeps the Siena campus alive and strong.

The overwhelming sense of community spirit at Siena grabs your attention the moment you arrive on campus. It is a place where your friends are your neighbors, your professors are your friends, and just about everyone calls you by your name. The one-on-one interaction in the classroom and personal attention is why students call Siena “home.”

Academics Students can choose among 26 majors in liberal arts, science and business. All majors require coursework in English, history, philosophy, religious studies, fine arts, the social sciences and natural science as part of Siena’s core curriculum. Siena also offers more than a dozen cooperative and special programs to suit a variety of professional interests. The Siena/Albany Medical College Program features a medical education with a distinct ethical dimension, the first of its kind in America. Certificate programs are also available in Theatre, Peace and International Studies, Foreign Languages, and Business. All certificate programs offer students a concentration of experience that enhances their majors and increases their career options. Other popular choices include Study Abroad, the Siena in London program, the Washington Semester, an MBA program with Clarkson University, and several cooperative engineering programs.

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Understanding Siena’s Franciscan Tradition The Catholic, Franciscan tradition is Siena’s founding tradition, and this tradition remains alive at Siena where it engages students, faculty, staff, and administrators of diverse backgrounds. Franciscan education is affective learning. It occurs in the personal interactions of faculty, students, and student affairs staff; it prepares students to address real issues in our contemporary world, and to raise critical questions. Siena has adopted a multicultural plan to foster its Franciscan commitment to being a community which reflects and appreciates the ethnic and cultural richness of the college community. The Franciscan tradition plays out in the two crucial areas of college life. First, Siena’s Franciscan identity requires us to be a student-centered community. It requires faculty, staff, and administrators to respect each student, to work with students attentively, to communicate a sense of enjoyment at being part of this college. Students work together in programs which range from peer tutoring in the college to volunteering in the larger community. The emphasis on volunteering means that not only does Campus Ministry run an extensive volunteer program, but student organizations carry out volunteer programs as part of being chartered by the College. Many colleges say they are student-centered, but Siena’s Catholic, Franciscan vision of human life is essentially communal. It knows that life is lived in, with, and for, other human beings. At the same time, it respects the irreplaceable dignity of the individual and the individual’s freedom of conscience. This communal and respectful experience begins within the college community and is carried out into the larger society. Second, the Franciscan tradition provides resources which contribute to our academic excellence. Saint Francis called himself simple and unlearned, but he had a profound and coherent understanding of human identity, social life, and the physical world. This understanding began with careful attention to the real experience of being human, living in a community, being situated in a particular place, but then he put this experience in the context of a tradition. He could also listen to and learn from people formed by other traditions. Siena’s Franciscan tradition guides Siena in creating a curriculum which stimulates individual intellectual growth and civic responsibility, connecting knowledge and action. The Franciscan tradition also focuses us on pedagogical strategies which are both critical and interactive. It is the reason we limit our class sizes, it is the reason we emphasize the relationship between faculty and students. At Siena, education is understood as a transformative experience: personal interaction, introduction into the traditions of human social life, and assuming responsibility.

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Siena College THE FACTS Enrollment: Approximately 3,000 undergraduates: 53% women, 47% men. Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1 Class sizes: range from 15-35 (average 21) Location: Suburban, 155-acre campus two miles north of Albany, less than three hours from New York City and Boston. Majors B.A.: American Studies, Classics, Creative Arts, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, French, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology and Spanish B.S.: Biochemistry, Biology, Biology/Medical, Chemistry, Computational Science, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Marketing & Management, and Physics B.B.A: Accounting Computers All Siena students have free Internet and e-mail access; students have 24-hour access to campus-wide computer system; Siena maintains specialized computer labs for Arts, Science, and Business students. Student-Computer Ratio: 12:1. Student Life 76 percent of students live on campus in residence halls, suites or townhouses. More than 60 organizations, featuring intramural and club sports, volunteer activities, campus ministry, student government, academic and professional clubs and 88.3 FM-WVCR. Marcelle Athletic Complex (“The MAC”) features exercise equipment, swimming pool, racquet and squash courts, aerobics, an elevated, banked running track and basketball courts. 18 NCAA Division I sports (7 for men, 11 for women); 20 intramural and club activities. Costs $33,975 (tuition, room and board and fees in 2008-2009. Approximately 86% of students receive financial aid.)

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The Capital Region Albany...and Beyond Pick the ideal location for a city. Make it a port on a seagoing river, and root it in history almost a century older than the United States itself. Let it be a seat of government, but situate it among three of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the country. For the adventurous spirit, position it equidistant from New York, Boston, and Montreal, and you have the Capital Region—one of the most dynamic capital areas in the nation. Albany’s prime location, stable economy and quality of living are luring an increasingly diverse population to the Capital Region. From large corporations to seedling businesses and flourishing arts organizations, the region provides the goods and services to sustain each. The 152-acre Siena College campus is located in the suburban community of Loudonville, just two miles north of the New York State capital. Nearly one million people live and work in the Capital Region, and more than 50,000 students live and learn in the region’s 14 colleges and universities. If it is entertainment one seeks, you need not look far. The picturesque town of Saratoga Springs is located only 20 minutes north and is home to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, an amphitheatre which draws famous acts for any-

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one’s taste. In the summer, the serene town transforms into the mecca of thoroughbred racing, drawing over half a million fans annually to view its exciting races. The Times Union Center, located in downtown Albany, hosts some of the country’s top entertainment acts, and doubles as the home of the area’s premiere sporting events as well. The Albany River Rats of the International Hockey League, the Albany Conquest of the Arena2 Football League and the Siena men’s basketball team all play home games in the arena. Outdoor fun takes students skiing on some of the best trails in the Northeast, hiking in the Adirondacks, or boating on the Hudson or Mohawk rivers. It’s that simple. This is a place of entertainment and excitement, of history and beauty. From daydream to fact, the Capital Region is fulfilling the highest expectations of a diverse and growing community.

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Siena College Administration Fr . Kevin J. Mullen,

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President The Rev. Kevin J. Mullen, O.F.M., Siena College Class of 1975, was appointed the 10th President of the College on June 1, 2007. Fr. Kevin directed the Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy since 2005, taught a seminar in Franciscan service and Siena’s Foundations course for first-year students, and was also a guardian (supervisor) of the Franciscan friary at the College. He was previously a member of the Board of Trustees of Siena College from 1987-1996, and from 1999-2005. Siena has had a profound influence on the greater part of this alumnus’s adult life. He is happy to be able to give back his skills and energy to the academic community that introduced him to the liberal arts and helped to shape his outlook and perspective. Fr. Kevin was born in Paterson, N.J., “the cradle of Holy Name Province” where the largest group of Franciscan Friars Minor in the country had its program for novices. St. Bonaventure Church, just a few blocks from home, introduced Franciscan themes into the grammar school curriculum. Fr. Kevin’s family also nurtured his Franciscan spirit throughout his early life. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history at Siena College in 1975. Why history? “It unfolds the story of humanity: how human beings have behaved, and misbehaved. It’s an essential facet of understanding who we are. Look at World War II, the Civil War, etc.” Why Siena College? “The Franciscan formation, the people, and the facilities: which were tremendous for the time. We took pride in the Siena campus.” He remembers several formative Siena people: outstanding professors and lecturers who opened him to the writings of St. Bonaventure and the Franciscan sources. From administrators to advisors to Mrs. V in the dining hall, Siena people became family. He also extended himself in volunteer service, teaching religious education at St. Pius X parish in Loudonville, and helping people at nursing homes. A month after graduation, Fr. Kevin was received as a member of the Order of Friars Minor. Four years later, he made his solemn profession of vows in 1979, and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1980. He received his Master’s of Divinity degree from Washington Theological Union (during those studies he also did supervised ministry in adult education and hospital chaplaincy), and a Ph.D., in theology from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (where his interest in medical ethics grew, and where he continued to hone his pastoral heart). Fr. Kevin’s administrative and leadership experience includes serving as Rector/Guardian of St. Anthony Shrine in Boston, Mass., from 1990-1999. The popular downtown church offers numerous pastoral, liturgical, and educational programs. Fr. Kevin also chaired the Board

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of Directors of St. Francis House, hailed by Boston’s church and business leaders and residents as a model for multifaceted outreach helping the homeless and marginalized. In addition, he served on the Board of Directors of Franciscan Children’s Hospital from 19971999, and was on the steering committee for the Interfaith Clergy Breakfast. Concurrently, Fr. Kevin served on the Provincial Council of the Franciscans of Holy Name Province, and as director of finance for the Province. From 1990-1993 he was also a member of the Board of Trustees of Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora, N.Y. In 1999, Fr. Kevin was appointed Pastor/Guardian of St. Leo’s Church in Elmwood Park, N.J., where he served until his Siena College appointments in 2005. Fr. Kevin taught full-time at Christ the King Seminary from 1987-1990, and concurrently was a member of the Ethics Committee of Sisters’ Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. He also taught at various times at Pope John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, Mass., Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass., Emmanuel College in Boston, Mass., Felician College in Lodi, N.J., The Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University, Olean, N.Y., and The Washington Theological Union in Silver Spring, Md. Since his return to the Siena College campus in 2005, he has added part-time chaplaincy at a state correctional facility to his life as a friar. He describes his Franciscan experience of community not in terms of dramatic events as much as in everyday encounters when you connect, and are glad of who you are, and feel you have something to offer: “For example, when you’re working with the poor. In terms of education, when you’re opening people up to information and thoughts. When we’re aware of that, we know: ‘This is where I belong.’ ” During a forum with Siena community members, Fr. Kevin spoke about his ethos, which he outlined as respect for the human person, relationships (“not only one-to-one, but communal”), justice and respect, and being good stewards of God’s creation. And, he added, “finding what education, business, etc., can bring to that.” Fr. Kevin looks forward to reflecting together with the Siena community “upon how we may further our communal commitment to the values that support the Franciscan and Catholic traditions of a liberal arts education.” He sees Franciscan Insight courses – wherein Siena faculty and students apply what they learn about St. Francis to service tasks in their chosen profession – as an important way to develop that commitment.

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John D’Argenio – Director of Athletics John D’Argenio was appointed director of athletics on April 21, 1993, after serving as the acting director of athletics for the 1992-93 academic year. Since the appointment, many new initiatives have been set forth and much progress has been made in the athletic department. The department’s first academic advising office was created and a full-time advisor was hired to work with all of Siena’s student-athletes. The academic office has been responsible for implementing a tutoring program, developing educational programming and producing a studentathlete population whose combined grade-point average is higher than that of the general student body. In recent years, Siena’s student-athlete graduation rate has ranked among the best in the country. In the NCAA’s inaugural graduation success rate announced in 2006, Siena studentathletes finished fifth among all Division I schools. The department has ranked in the top-10% nationally in each of the subsequent reports. As part of the college’s efforts to address gender equity, the women’s sports programs have expanded immensely in the past 15 years. With the addition of golf, women’s swimming and diving, women’s water polo and the elevation of lacrosse from club to varsity status, Siena now sponsors 11 Division I women’s sports. In 1996 D’Argenio was instrumental in negotiating Siena’s agreement with the County of Albany and Times Union Center (formerly Pepsi Arena) to move all of the College’s men’s home basketball games to the downtown facility. The move to the state-of-the-art downtown Albany facility culminated in Siena and the Arena signing a five-year contract and most recently a four-year extension. Since the move, both the men’s and women’s basketball programs have seen their attendances soar to the top-80 nationally. Since the move to the Arena, Siena has also made major strides in the marketing of its programs. An active corporate partnership program has emerged on the heels of the 1996 decision that includes over 45 local and national businesses. Athletic Development giving has increased over the past 10 years as well. Saints Alive!, the department’s athletic development organization, was initiated in 1998 to formalize and bring structure to the department’s fundraising efforts and its membership has grown each year since. Over $400,000 was raised during the 2007-2008 budget cycle through Saints Alive!, and distributed directly to services that benefit the College’s student-athletes.

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Siena teams have enjoyed conference-wide as well as regional and national success. In 2007-2008 three sports teams captured MAAC Championships, highlighted by the men’s basketball team’s memorable run to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament after an upset of SEC power Vanderbilt. The Saints’ volleyball team won its third straight MAAC title in the fall of 2007 and women’s golf won the MAAC for the eighth straight season this past spring. Volleyball advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive season, falling to eventual National Champion Penn State. Athletic success has been a constant for the past 15 years under D’Argenio’s supervision. In 1994 the men’s basketball team advanced to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals at Madison Square Garden. The Saints made their fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in 2008, after capturing their third MAAC title since 1999. The women’s basketball team has captured seven regular-season Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference titles, and in 2001 advanced to its first NCAA Tournament in Nashville, Tenn. The Saints have played in three postseason WNIT’s as well, advancing as far as the round of 16 in 1998. Siena has registered seven MAAC volleyball championships and four MAAC baseball titles during D’Argenio’s tenure. The women’s soccer program has consistently finished in the upper echelon of the MAAC after posting the nation’s eighth most improved season in 2001 and women’s tennis won the MAAC in 2006. All totaled the Saints have won 25 MAAC championships under D’Argenio’s direction. Siena’s athletic facilities have been dramatically enhanced in the last 15 years. In 2007, the department debuted an artificial turf facility that serves as the home field for the field hockey and lacrosse programs. The College hosted the 2008 MAAC Men’s Lacrosse Championships in the beautiful new facility and will host the MAAC Women’s Soccer Championships this coming fall. In 2004, the Callanan Field House was expanded. The expansion features four team rooms as well as the Turchi Theater, a 32-seat room equipped with the latest in digital editing and presentation equipment. In 1995, D’Argenio served as Tournament Director for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds at Knickerbocker Arena. He again assumed those duties in March of 2003, as Siena served as the host institution for the men’s basketball East (Albany) Regional at Pepsi Arena after co-hosting the NCAA wrestling National Championships in March of 2002. The Saints have hosted numerous NIT and Women’s NIT games as well, including a remarkable six in 2003. Prior to his appointment to director of athletics, D’Argenio served as Siena’s sports information director from 1985-1992. D’Argenio served out his final year on the NCAA Division I Baseball committee this past spring and is a member of the MAAC marketing and finance committees. He also serves as chair of the MAAC baseball committee and is a member of the board for the Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Albany Sports Foundation. D’Argenio earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Dayton in 1982 and a master’s of science degree from North Dakota State University in 1985. He is a native of Rome, N.Y.

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Siena Athletics They started out as the Golden Warriors. That proved too long for headlines, so soon Siena became the Indians. In March of 1989, they became the Saints. There was a time, not long ago, when the majority of Siena’s student-athletes hailed from homes in the Capital Region, and jumping in a van and traveling to Saratoga, Troy, Schenectady and Albany could meet athletic teams’ scheduling requirements. In 1976, however, Siena’s athletics program was elevated to NCAA Division I status. With that move, the College committed itself to upgrading its program and making all teams competitive. After stops in the ECAC Metro and North Atlantic Conference, Siena moved to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) in 1990, where it has made its mark. Since its move to full Division I status, Siena Athletics has continued to grow. Most recently, the program added women’s water polo, giving it seven men’s programs and 11 on the women’s side. Athletic success has improved thanks to a continued commitment from the College to enhance athletic aid, full-time coaching and facilities.

The Program Three teams won conference championships in 2007-2008, with men’s basketball and volleyball earning bids to the NCAA Tournament. The men’s basketball team went on to post one of the great victories in school history, knocking off Vanderbilt of the SEC in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament at St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. The women’s golf program won the MAAC Championship for the eighth straight year, while the upstart men’s lacrosse team won 10 games for the second straight season. Siena’s baseball team advanced all the way to the MAAC Championship game, winning 21 of its final 25 games. The men’s basketball team has often carried the torch for the department. In 2002, Siena caught the nation’s attention with an improbable leap into college basketball’s biggest stage—the NCAA Tournament, highlighting a span in which the team advanced to the postseason four times in five years (1999-2003). It was the team’s third of four trips to the “Big Dance” (1989, 1999 and 2008). In its first NCAA appearance, Siena toppled Stanford 80-78 in Greensboro, N.C. in one of the great upsets in NCAA Tournament history. In 2003, Siena made its fifth postseason NIT appearance. The Saints have enjoyed great success in the NIT, advancing as far as the semifinals round at Madison Square Garden in 1994. The Siena women’s basketball team has captured seven regular-season MAAC titles under the direction of head coach Gina Castelli. In 2000-2001, the team earned its first MAAC Tournament championship and initial NCAA berth. The Saints played in the postseason WNIT in 1999, 2002 and 2003. The volleyball team has one of the richest histories for success, winning seven MAAC Championships and advancing to the NCAA Tournament four times. In 2005, the Saints shocked the MAAC by capturing its fifth conference title despite being picked ninth in the preseason coaches’ poll. The team repeated its Championship with an upset of top-seed Fairfield in the 2006 MAAC final contested at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. Last year, Siena again beat rival Fairfield in a hotly contested, nationally televised final on the Stags’ home court. The team won four-straight MAAC titles from 1993-96 and reached the NCAA Tournament in 1995. In April of 2003, Garvey Pierre took over as the program’s first full-time coach helping the Saints make the leap to the next level. The men’s and women’s golf teams have also achieved breakthrough success. The men’s team repeated its MAAC Championship in 2007, advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in as many years. The women won their eighth straight MAAC Championship at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in 2008, knocking off rival Fairfield. The Siena baseball team has won four MAAC Championships since 1995 and advanced to the 1999 NCAA Tournament. Head Coach Tony Rossi, entering his 40th year, was named MAAC Coach of the Year for the sixth time in 2005 after guiding an overachieving Siena team back to the conference championships. Pitcher John Lannan became the 20th player in program history to be drafted when he was selected in the 11th round of the First Year Players’ draft in June of 2005 and is currently a member of the Washington Nationals’ starting rotation. The women’s soccer program has experienced recent success as well as growth. Steve Karbowski was recognized as the Northeast Co-Coach of the Year after orchestrating the nation’s eighth-best turnaround in 2001. He has been named MAAC Coach of the Year twice in his nine seasons as head coach, and in 2006 he led the Saints to the MAAC title game for just the second time in program history. Siena won a program-record 10 games for the second consecutive season in 2005. Men’s soccer will be under the direction of first-

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year head coach Gareth Elliott in 2007. Elliott brings a strong soccer background from regional power Rhode Island to the Loudonville campus. In 2007, the Siena men’s lacrosse team won the MAAC regular-season championship under the direction of two-time MAAC Coach of the Year Brian Brecht. Brecht has turned the Saints’ program into a perennial contender in the MAAC and beyond in just four years at the helm. In 2005, the women’s lacrosse team advanced to the MAAC Championship game for the first time in program history. Veteran men’s tennis coach Jim Serbalik was named MAAC Coach of the Year in 2007 after helping his young team to an improved MAAC finish, and head cross country coach Jim Bowles welcomes in a talented crop of recruits to join his progressing programs. The women’s tennis team won the MAAC title in 2006, and senior two-time MAAC player of the Year Sarah Mayer already owns the program record for singles victories. She was the first Siena athlete in any sport to be named MAAC Rookie of the Year, MAAC Player of the Year and MAAC Tournament MVP in 2006. Siena’s softball, field hockey, water polo and women’s swimming and diving programs are under the direction of second-year head coaches who have all four programs pointed in the right direction.

Facilities Most Siena teams make their homes on-campus, playing on the fields located behind the Marcelle Athletic Complex (MAC). In the spring of 2007, the department opened a multiple-purpose, artificial turf, outdoor athletic facility which will serve as a venue for Siena lacrosse, field hockey and soccer in addition to intramurals. Inside the Marcelle Athletic Complex, Siena student-athletes have all the amenities to ensure their abilities to compete at the Division I level. Many student-athletes enjoyed the benefits of a recent expansion to the field house. The expansion, dedicated in July of 2004, features four “team rooms,” as well as the Turchi Theater for film review and scouting. The men’s and women’s basketball locker rooms were also restructured as part of the project. The women’s basketball and volleyball teams play their home contests on UHY Court at the 4,000-seat Alumni Recreation Center (ARC), which received a cosmetic facelift during the summer of 2006. Siena’s men’s basketball team makes its home at the Times Union Center in downtown Albany. The Times Union Center is a regionally acclaimed facility billed as Upstate New York’s premier sports and entertainment destination. Since its full-time move to the Times Union Center prior to the 1996-97 season, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams’ attendances have soared into the top-80 in the country.

Academic Support Siena prides itself in its student-athletes’ success academically. A full-time academic advisor is on hand to provide assistance for student-athletes, helping in class scheduling and tutorial services. In 2002, an assistant advisor was hired to assist with the NCAA’s Champs Life Skills initiative—known as S.A.IN.T.S. (Supporting Athletes in Their Success) at Siena. The department’s major undertaking in the summer of 2004 was the construction of a new study hall facility for the exclusive use of student-athletes. The study lounge is located on the second floor of the MAC and includes all the amenities and technological resources needed to assure the continued academic success for Siena’s studentathletes. The lounge is being redesigned this year. In addition, the technologically advanced J. Spencer and Patricia Standish library, which opened in 2000, serves as a scenic backdrop to the baseball field and is a short walk from any point on campus.

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2008 Review With one of the more veteran squads in the conference which featured nine seniors returning, the Saints entered the 2008 season with their sights set on the MAAC Tournament. The season got underway with a grueling 13-game road trip that featured meetings with SEC powers Florida and Arkansas, ACC standout Virginia and mid-major power Central Florida. The Saints dropped the first six games of the trip and finished the swing 1-12. Despite the poor record, the veteran squad was beginning to gel and show signs that the season had the all the makings to be a special one. Following the Florida series, Gators’ head coach Kevin O’Sullivan even remarked, “Siena has a good club and I would not be surprised to see them in an NCAA Regional.” Although Sullivan’s comments did not turn out to be prophetic, the prediction did foreshadow the memorable season on the horizon. Siena returned home looking to accumulate wins, beginning with the home and conference opener on March 22 against Niagara. After a 12-4 defeat in the first game which dropped the club to 1-13, the Saints rebounded to capture the final two games and take the series. The wins sparked a streak of consistency for the Green and Gold as they went on to make it six wins in nine games, including a respectable 4-3 start in MAAC competition. The final win during that stretch was a memorable affair, a 16-10 smashing of league power Manhattan in which the seniors showed their mettle, most notably Rick Seltzer who had a career day with a pair of home runs and eight runs driven in. Siena’s bats began to cool off a bit and following a weekend series home loss in mid-April to Fairfield, the Green and Gold dropped to 9-22 overall and 5-7 in the MAAC. With their season now hanging in the balance and in the midst of a precipitous fall in the conference standings, the Saints knew it was time to step up and make a run during the second half of the conference schedule to rebound and make the MAAC Tournament for the first time in four years. And run they did. Before a return to conference action, Siena tuned up with a trio of midweek non-conference games heading into a weekend showdown with emerging national power and league leader Canisius. The Saints swept

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through their mid-week games, capturing a victory over Binghamton and a pair of wins over NYIT to give them the momentum they desperately needed for the weekend. Canisius had entered the weekend of April 19 as one of the hottest teams in all of baseball, owning an astounding 28-4 record with wins in eight of their first nine conference tilts. With the series in Buffalo, the Saints knew they needed to escape the trip with at least one win, if not more, if they wanted to re-enter the conference picture which was now entering the second phase of the season. That day arguably proved to be the turning point in the season as the Saints used a strong offensive attack in the first game of the doubleheader, winning 12-6 and rode the arm of emerging freshman phenom Zach Hartman to a 3-1 victory in the nightcap. A rejuvenated Siena squad aimed for the sweep the next afternoon and harbored a 9-3 lead into the eighth before the Griffs stormed back to salvage the series with a walk-off 10-9 win. Despite the loss, the Saints had gained the confidence necessary to go on the run it would need to in order to reach their goal of making the MAAC Tournament. Siena went on to sweep its next eight conference games, including a series on the road at eventual MAAC Champion Rider, and concluded the season winning 18 of 20 overall and 10 of 11 in the MAAC. As a Moises Rivera result, not only did the Saints make the conference tournament, but earned the #3 overall seed in the four-team field. After dominating the MAAC Tournament in its early years, winning four championships in a fiveyear span in the late 90’s, the Saints were looking to regain that early success which had evaporated in recent years. Following the 1999 Tournament Championship, the Saints had lost six of their previous seven tournament tilts and had not appeared in the tournament in four years. The Saints opened the Tournament at Waterfront Park in Trenton, N.J., home of the New York Yankees’ Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder, against #2 seed Manhattan. The Jaspers had taken two of three from the Saints during the regular season, capturing both of its victories by a combined 17-3 margin. But on this day, it would be the Saints that provided the thunder and the lightning, pounding out 26 hits in drubbing the Jaspers, 24-3.

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2008 Review Five Saints recorded at least three hits and Seltzer led the way with six RBI including a grand slam. The margin of victory (21 runs) was the second largest in program history and the streaking Saints equaled the program record for consecutive wins with their 11th straight triumph.

Chris Klepps

Day two of the tournament opened with a #3 vs. #4 matchup with the Saints battling host Rider in a winners bracket tilt. But all the offensive firepower the Saints had the day before eluded them as a day after scoring 24 runs, they were shutout by the Broncs, 3-0. The defeat put the Saints’ backs against the wall in the double elimination tournament, needing a win later that night over top seed Canisius to keep their tournament hopes alive. The Golden Griffins had already won 41 games and boasted one of the best offenses in the country, and it was up to veteran righthander Will Hassett to step up and be the man to send the Saints to the MAAC Championships series. In a win-or-go-home situation, Hassett pitched the game of his life, limiting Canisius to just two runs over seven innings, and Nick Messinger belted the eventual game-winning two-run homer in the sixth to catapult the rejuvenated Saints to the MAAC Championship series against the host Broncs.

wins – the third most in program history – and set team records for hits (554), runs scored (365), RBI (325) and doubles (123). The season also featured plenty of individual accolades. Jacob Willis was named MAAC Player of the Year and to the ABCA All-Second Team after posting a .367 batting average and crushing the school record with 80 hits. Phil Cahill, Chris Klepps and Kevin Quaranto joined Messinger and Seltzer on the MAAC Second Team. The All-MAAC Tournament Team consisted of Seltzer, Rivera, Messinger and Craig Chaput. While the Saints lost numerous key seniors to graduation in Jacob Willis, Chris Klepps and Seltzer, who each set many of their own single-season and career records along the way, a strong and hungry nucleus returns, looking to potentially make head coach Tony Rossi’s milestone 40th season a magical one as the Saints look to clear that final hurdle and raise yet another MAAC Championship banner in 2009.

Jacob Willis

Already having lost a game, the Saints would need to defeat Rider twice on Championship Sunday to take home the title, while the Broncs needed just one win to punch their ticket to an NCAA Regional. In an epic, back-and-forth battle, the Saints would not give up, coming back numerous times. Down one in the ninth, Seltzer smacked an RBI single to center to tie it up at 6-6 and force extra innings. In the top of the 10th however, Rider answered back, scoring a pair of runs to take an 8-6 lead and once more force the Saints into a miracle comeback attempt to keep their season alive. Siena quickly loaded the bases with nobody out, providing senior Moises Rivera a chance to be the hero. Rivera wasted no time hitting a laser beam high off the left field wall that plated all three runs to give Siena a miraculous 9-8 walk-off win and force a second championship game. But in the nightcap, the magic ran out for the Cinderella Saints as they fell 12-7, ending their season. But while Siena fell just one game short of their ultimate goal, the 2008 season proved to be one of the greatest and most exciting in program history. The team posted 30

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2008 Statistics Record: 30-26 Home: 15-6 Away: 11-17 Neutral: 4-3 MAAC: 15-8 Player Willis, Jacob Klepps, Chris Mruczek, Eric DeFilippo, Jason Messinger, Nick Quaranto, Kevin Rivera, Moises Seltzer, Rick

AVG .367 .343 .328 .326 .319 .317 .307 .266

GP 56 54 43 55 56 48 47 54

GS 56 53 35 52 51 35 43 52

AB 218 207 119 181 163 139 166 184

R 47 54 26 30 38 27 27 36

H 80 71 39 59 52 44 51 49

2B 14 23 6 10 12 14 7 10

3B HR RBI TB 0 10 36 124 1 4 35 108 0 4 24 57 1 0 24 71 4 4 34 84 0 2 23 64 1 7 42 81 2 9 37 90

SLG% .569 .522 .479 .392 .515 .460 .488 .489

BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO 16 7 13 5 .424 2 0 2 4 43 16 6 25 3 .403 2 1 4 5 72 15 4 21 2 .414 2 0 1 1 39 10 11 11 4 .396 0 7 25 29 120 14 13 46 3 .407 4 0 12 14 106 16 4 24 3 .403 0 2 0 1 148 16 4 22 3 .374 4 0 1 4 66 27 5 53 1 .372 2 1 4 6 415

A 113 153 1 0 10 13 86 26

E FLD% 14 .918 18 .926 4 .909 1 .992 0 1.000 2 .988 7 .956 3 .993

Cahill, Phil Giansanti, Anthony DerHagopian, Gary DiPetta, Don Amador, Juan Ambury, Michael Burke, Ryan Williams, Al Lazzaroni, Dan Hudson, Kyle

.294 .279 .270 .261 .200 .194 .138 .071 .000 .000

34 41 16 40 20 37 22 16 10 9

28 31 11 23 3 20 6 1 3 1

85 104 37 88 25 62 29 14 17 9

14 21 5 17 7 8 2 2 1 3

25 29 10 23 5 12 4 1 0 0

3 7 2 9 0 4 2 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0

14 13 11 15 9 4 1 3 0 0

28 45 12 37 11 16 6 1 0 0

.329 .433 .324 .420 .440 .258 .207 .071 .000 .000

18 7 3 16 2 7 6 1 2 1

2 2 2 1 2 3 0 1 0 0

6 17 8 26 11 9 6 6 9 3

16 7 8 57 1 61 0 0 4 0

1 .993 2 .974 4 .935 6 .933 1 .941 4 .963 0 1.000 2 .000 3 .800 0 1.000

Totals Opponents

.300 .290

56 56

56 1847 56 1788

365 359

554 519

123 100

10 8

46 42

325 327

835 761

.452 .426

193 231

67 85

316 236

4 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0

.425 .333 .349 .377 .310 .306 .286 .188 .105 .100

1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 10 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 118 12 68 0 50 1 26 1 15 2 43 0 4 0 0 0 8 1 3

34 .383 20 15 63 81 1365 619 87 23 .392 25 32 60 78 1362 549 88

.958 .956

LOB - Team (415), Opp (438). DPs turned - Team (56), Opp (53). CI - Team (1), Quaranto 1. IBB - Team (5), Willis 5, Opp (2). Picked off - DeFilippo 3, Messinger 3, Willis 2, Giansanti 1, Klepps 1, Seltzer 1, Mruczek 1. (All games sorted by earned run avg) Player Hartman, Zach Chaput, Craig Marcellus, Craig

ERA 4.74 6.00 6.51

W 8 5 3

L APP 1 14 7 14 6 11

GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H 8 5 0 0 0 74.0 77 14 2 0 0 0 87.0 111 11 0 0 0 0 56.2 73

Cirlincione, Chris Giansanti, Anthony Miklas, Dan Cebek, Frank Lazzaroni, Dan Hassett, Will Moberg, Matt Willis, Jacob Sumple, Kyle Hurtado, Maikel King, Ryan Hopkins, Tom

0.00 0.00 2.45 3.91 4.38 5.64 7.54 7.88 8.22 8.27 8.55 9.00

0 0 2 2 2 4 2 0 0 1 1 0

0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 1 2

1 1 10 5 13 11 6 5 10 12 15 16

0 0 0 3 1 6 6 0 3 1 0 3

0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2.0 0 1.0 0 14.2 0 23.0 6 24.2 0 52.2 0 22.2 1 8.0 0 23.0 0 20.2 2 20.0 2 25.0

Totals Opponents

6.07 30 5.71 26

26 30

56 56

56 56

12 5

2 4

0 4

11 455.0 519 9 454.0 554

0 1 15 17 16 61 36 10 23 27 23 29

R 46 72 48

ER 39 58 41

BB 26 42 22

SO 29 70 22

2B 19 18 21

3B HR AB 0 5 292 2 11 358 2 6 237

B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA .264 5 13 0 3 2 .310 9 4 1 3 5 .308 2 5 1 2 4

0 0 5 11 12 37 26 7 22 23 23 27

0 0 4 10 12 33 19 7 21 19 19 25

0 0 11 10 6 27 10 6 16 15 18 22

1 0 9 12 13 26 9 4 11 8 9 13

0 0 1 2 1 8 7 2 10 5 2 4

0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 7 0 3 1 53 3 82 1 85 5 206 3 99 1 32 2 89 1 83 1 71 2 91

.000 .333 .283 .207 .188 .296 .364 .313 .258 .325 .324 .319

359 307 231 365 288 193

236 316

100 123

8 10

42 1788 46 1847

1 0 2 0 2 3 3 3 5 1 2 5

0 0 1 2 12 12 6 2 4 9 9 6

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3

0 0 2 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 1

0 0 2 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 4 5

.290 43 .300 48

85 67

8 25 3 20

32 15

PB - Team (16), Quaranto 9, DerHagopian 5, Cahill 2, Opp (9). Pickoffs - Team (12), Cahill 5, Marcellus 3, Hurtado 2, DerHagopian 1, King 1, Opp (12). SBA/ATT - DerHagopian (27-31), Cahill (20-26), Quaranto (12-18), Hassett (11-14), Chaput (9-13), Hartman (11-12), Marcellus (8-10), Moberg (2-5), King (5-5), Sumple (4-4), Hurtado (4-4), Hopkins (0-3), Willis (3-3), Cebek (2-2), Miklas (1-2), Lazzaroni (0-1), Burke (1-1).

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2008 Statistics

2008 Results

(All games sorted by Fielding Pct).

Date 2/22 2/23 2/24 2/29 2/29 3/1 3/2 3/7 3/8 3/9 3/15 3/15 3/16 3/22 3/22 3/23 3/25 3/25 3/29 3/29 3/30 4/2 4/6 4/6 4/7 4/8 4/8 4/10 4/12 4/12 4/13 4/15 4/16 4/16 4/19 4/19 4/20 4/22 4/22 4/23 4/26 4/26 4/27 5/3 5/3 5/4 5/10 5/10 5/11 5/15 5/15 5/22 5/23 5/23 5/24 5/24

Player Messinger, Nick Hartman, Zach Burke, Ryan Miklas, Dan Hudson, Kyle Seltzer, Rick Cahill, Phil DeFilippo, Jason Quaranto, Kevin Giansanti, Anthony Ambury, Michael Rivera, Moises Amador, Juan DerHagopian, Gary DiPetta, Don Klepps, Chris Willis, Jacob Mruczek, Eric Hassett, Will Chaput, Craig Marcellus, Craig Hurtado, Maikel Lazzaroni, Dan Sumple, Kyle Moberg, Matt Hopkins, Tom King, Ryan Cebek, Frank Williams, Al Cirlincione, Chris Totals Opponents

C 116 14 4 4 3 444 135 121 163 77 108 159 17 62 89 243 170 44 10 16 15 6 15 5 5 12 9 3 2 0

PO 106 4 4 0 3 415 118 120 148 68 43 66 15 50 26 72 43 39 2 3 4 2 8 0 1 4 1 0 0 0

A 10 10 0 4 0 26 16 0 13 7 61 86 1 8 57 153 113 1 7 11 9 3 4 4 3 5 5 2 0 0

E FLD% DPs SBA CSB SBA% PB CI 0 1.000 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 11 1 .917 0 0 0 1.000 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 1.000 0 1 1 .500 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 3 .993 40 0 0 0 0 1 .993 1 20 6 .769 2 0 1 .992 1 0 0 0 0 2 .988 5 12 6 .667 9 1 2 .974 3 0 0 0 0 4 .963 15 0 0 0 0 7 .956 25 0 0 0 0 1 .941 1 0 0 0 0 4 .935 1 27 4 .871 5 0 6 .933 5 0 0 0 0 18 .926 34 0 0 0 0 14 .918 8 3 0 1.000 0 0 4 .909 2 0 0 0 0 1 .900 0 11 3 .786 0 0 2 .875 1 9 4 .692 0 0 2 .867 1 8 2 .800 0 0 1 .833 0 4 0 1.000 0 0 3 .800 0 0 1 .000 0 0 1 .800 0 4 0 1.000 0 0 1 .800 0 2 3 .400 0 0 3 .750 0 0 3 .000 0 0 3 .667 0 5 0 1.000 0 0 1 .667 1 2 0 1.000 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0

2071 1999

1365 1362

619 549

87 88

Hitting minimums - 1 Games 2.0 AB/Game Pitching minimums - 1 Games 1.0 IP/Game

.958 .956

56 53

60 63

18 18

.769 .778

16 9

1 0

Opponent at Florida at Florida at Florida vs. Cornell^ at #16 Virginia^ at #16 Virginia^ vs. Cornell^ at Arkansas at Arkansas at Arkansas at #20 Central Florida at #20 Central Florida at #20 Central Florida Niagara* Niagara* Niagara* Hofstra Hofstra at Saint Peter’s* at Saint Peter’s* at Saint Peter’s* Dartmouth at Manhattan* at Manhattan* at Manhattan* Vermont Vermont at Rhode Island Fairfield* Fairfield* Fairfield* Binghamton NYIT NYIT at Canisius* at Canisius* at Canisius* at Cornell at Cornell NJIT LeMoyne LeMoyne LeMoyne at Rider* at Rider* at Rider* Iona* Iona* Iona* at Marist* at Marist* vs. Manhattan! vs. Rider! vs. Canisius! vs. Rider! vs. Rider!

Score L, 10-7 L, 4-0 L, 13-6 L, 1-0 L, 17-2 L, 7-4 W, 8-5 L, 14-5 L, 17-2 L, 10-4 L, 19-15 L, 9-6 L, 12-1 L, 12-4 W, 7-4 (7) W, 9-1 L, 6-3 (7) W, 9-1 (7) L, 9-6 W, 8-7 (7) L, 9-7 W, 10-8 W, 16-10 L, 10-3 (7) L, 7-0 L, 2-1 (7) W, 4-0 L, 6-5 L, 6-4 W, 20-6 (7) L, 18-10 W, 6-2 W, 2-0 (7) W, 10-1 (7) W, 12-6 W, 3-1 (7) L, 10-9 W, 2-1 (7) W, 2-1 (7) W, 11-2 L, 11-3 W, 7-6 (7) W, 12-11 W, 10-1 W, 4-2 (7) W, 9-4 W, 5-1 W, 10-5 (7) W, 7-4 W, 2-1 W, 10-1 (7) W, 24-3 L, 3-0 W, 5-2 W, 9-8 (10) L, 12-5

^ = University of Virginia Tournament (Charlottesville, Va.) * = MAAC game ! = MAAC Tournament (Waterfront Park, Trenton, N.J.)

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Saints in Professional Baseball In recent years, the Siena baseball program has become a top breeding ground for professional baseball prospects in the Northeast. Since 1996, 11 Saints have been drafted in Major League Baseball’s first year players’ draft. In the spring of 2005, John Lannan became the latest Siena player to join the professional ranks after being drafted in the 11th round by the Washington Nationals. Lannan quickly ascended through the minor league system in 2007, becoming the fourth Siena player to reach the majors, where he threw 35 innings over six starts with the Nationals finishing with a 2-2 record and a 4.15 ERA. Last season, Lannan emerged as one of the team’s top pitchers, spending the entire season in the starting rotation after being recalled in May. He finished the year with a 9-15 record, but posted a stellar 3.91 ERA and had 117 strikeouts and just 72 walks in 182 innings of work. All indications are that the Nationals have high hopes for Siena’s newest major leaguer and it appears he will be a cornerstone for the club for the foreseeable future. Todd Donovan – a 1999 graduate of Siena who helped the Saints to their only NCAA appearance, has spent several seasons playing high-level minor league ball. This coming year, he will try to become the fifth Saint to reach the majors after signing a free-agent contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. In total 33 Siena players have gone on to sign professional baseball contracts with four (Billy Harrell, Gary Holle, Tim Christman and John Lannan) reaching the highest level.

Jim Buckley At Siena

At Siena

Photo Credit: Washington Nationals Baseball Club, Inc

Year Player - Round Drafted; Organization 1950 1952

Todd Donovan At Siena

As a Pro

Ryan Bitter As a Pro

As a Pro

John Lannan spent the 2008 season firmly entrenched in the Washington Nationals rotation. He finished the year with a 3.91 ERA and 117 strikeouts in 182 innings of work.

Dave Pahucki As a Pro

Justin Knoff At Siena

John Lannan

At Siena

As a Pro

Jim Sweeny - Boston Red Sox Billy Harrell - Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox; MVP Eastern League 1956. 1955 Jim Walsh - Brooklyn Dodgers 1958 Joe McCrudden - Brooklyn/L.A. Dodgers 1976 Gary Holle - 13th round by Milwaukee Brewers also w/ Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies 1978 Dave Smith - 30th round; New York Mets 1982 Ken Hayner - signed w/Utica Blue Sox 1983 Jim Howard - 6th round; Baltimore Orioles 1984 Jim Howard - 23rd round; Toronto Blue Jays 1984 Larry Monaco - 29th round; Toronto Blue Jays 1984 Tom Winter - 24th round; Toronto Blue Jays 1989 Chris Alesio - signed w/St. Louis Cardinals 1989 Chris Gorton - signed w/St. Louis Cardinals 1989 Dave Howard - 24th round; Pittsburgh Pirates 1989 Shaun Sottile - signed w/Atlanta Braves 1990 Pasquale Arace - signed w/Pittsburgh Pirates 1991 Kevin Carroll - signed w/New York Mets 1992 Mike Serbalik - 32nd round; L.A. Dodgers 1994 Dave Perry - signed w/Ind. Catskill Cougars 1996 Tim Christman - 11th round; Colorado Rockies 1996 Ira Tilton - 5th round; Philadelphia Phillies 1996 Paul Wilders - 33rd round; St. Louis Cardinals 1997 Dennis Hogan - signed w/Ind. Allentown Ambassadors 1997 Craig Johnson - 20th round; Detroit Tigers 1997 Mike Roberts - 21st round; Atlanta Braves 1999 Todd Donovan - 8th round; San Diego Padres 1999 Jeremy Giard - signed w/Ind. Massachusetts Mad Dogs 2000 Kevin Brown - signed w/Ind. Johnstown Johnnies 2000 Dave Fields - signed w/Ind. Chillicothe Paints 2000 Nick Spera - signed w/Ind. Nashua Pride 2002 Dave Pahucki - 23rd round; Boston Red Sox 2002 Jim Buckley - 25th round; Boston Red Sox 2002 Justin Knoff - 30th round; Cincinnati Reds 2004 Ryan Bitter - 22nd Round; Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2004 Blake Hanan - signed with Baltimore Orioles 2005 John Lannan – 11th round; Washington Nationals Bold font = still active

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The Record Book ALL-TIME VS. OPPONENTS OPPONENT AKRON ALABAMA ALBANY ARKANSAS ARKANSAS ST. AUBURN BETHUNE-COOKMAN BINGHAMTON BROOKLYN BROWN BUCKNELL BUFFALO CAMPBELL CANISIUS CASTLETON STATE CATHOLIC CENTENARY CENTRAL FLORIDA CLARKSON CLEMSON COASTAL CAROLINA COLGATE COLUMBIA CONNECTICUT * CORNELL DARTMOUTH DALLAS BAPTIST ECKERD EAST CAROLINA EAST TENNESSEE STATE EASTERN ILLINOIS ELON FAIRFIELD FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON

W 1 0 12 0 0 0 3 2 5 0 3 2 0 59 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 18 5 7 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 1

L 1 2 9 3 0 2 1 2 2 0 2 0 1 32 0 0 2 28 0 2 1 5 7 4 8 3 0 1 3 1 2 5 12 1

OPPONENT FLORIDA FLORIDA ATLANTIC FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL FLORIDA SOUTHERN FLORIDA STATE FLORIDA TECH FORDHAM GEORGE MASON GEORGE WASHINGTON GEORGETOWN GEORGIA TECH HARTFORD HARTWICK HOFSTRA HOLY CROSS ILLINOIS INDIANA IONA ITHACA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE STATE JAMES MADISON La SALLE LAMAR Le MOYNE LIU - BROOKLYN * L.I.U. - C.W. POST LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE LOYOLA (Md.) MAINE MANHATTAN MARIST MASSACHUSETTS MCNEESE STATE

W 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 11 9 1 8 0 0 23 1 0 5 0 2 0 45 4 11 0 1 2 14 16 10 0

L 11 3 3 2 9 0 9 3 0 1 2 9 4 2 13 1 1 20 5 2 10 3 0 0 63 9 8 5 0 6 14 20 13 3

OPPONENT MICHIGAN MISSISSIPPI STATE MORGAN STATE NEW HAMPSHIRE NEW HAVEN NEW JERSEY TECH NEW ORLEANS NEW PALTZ NEW YORK MARITIME NEW YORK TECH NIAGARA NORTH ADAMS STATE NORTHEASTERN OLD DOMINION ONEONTA STATE PACE PENN STATE PENNSYLVANIA PLATTSBURGH STATE PROVIDENCE QUINNIPIAC RADFORD RENSSELAER POLY RHODE ISLAND RICHMOND RIDER ROLLINS SACRED HEART SAMFORD SE MASSACHUSETTS SETON HALL SOUTH ALABAMA SOUTH FLORIDA SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA

W 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 13 59 0 3 1 3 4 0 0 6 5 5 1 23 5 1 21 0 1 2 6 4 2 0 1

L 0 2 3 5 12 0 5 2 0 17 34 7 3 1 6 5 2 2 1 5 1 4 13 8 2 17 2 1 1 2 20 7 5 1

OPPONENT SOUTHERN VERMONT ST. BONAVENTURE ST. FRANCIS (N.Y.) ST. JOHN’S ST. JOSEPH’S ST. MICHAEL’S SAINT PETER’S STETSON TEMPLE TENNESSEE TEXAS ARLINGTON TEXAS ST. TROY STATE TULANE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY UNC - CHARLOTTE UNC - WILMINGTON UNION UTICA VERMONT VILLANOVA VIRGINIA VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH VIRGINIA TECH WAGNER WAKE FOREST WEST VIRGINIA WESTERN MARYLAND WESTFIELD STATE WILLIAM & MARY WOFFORD XAVIER

* includes one tie game

W 2 0 9 0 1 1 23 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 18 11 22 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 1 2 1

L 0 2 4 10 0 3 4 30 1 7 0 0 1 6 7 3 6 7 11 9 19 3 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1

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Alabama Connecticut Florida Louisiana Massachusetts New Jersey New York North Carolina Pennsylvania South Carolina Vermont Virginia

Date 3/7/2004 4/28/2007 3/5/2005 2/28/2004 5/4/2006 5/24/2008 5/15/2008 3/11/2006 2/28/1999 3/15/1996 4/10/2007 3/2/2008

Opponent South Alabama (5-3) Fairfield (4-2) Central Florida (6-0) New Orleans (5-2) Massachusetts (5-4) Rider (9-8) Marist (10-1) UNC-Charlotte (11-9) Bucknell (16-1) Wofford (3-1) Vermont (5-4) Cornell (8-5)

Scored Scored Scored Allowed Allowed Allowed Had Had Allowed Allowed Pitched Pitched

10+ Runs 20+ Runs 30+ Runs 10+ Runs 20+ Runs 30+ Runs 10+ Hits 20+ Hits 10+ Hits 20+ Hits a Shutout Consecutive Shutouts

Date 5/22/2008 5/22/2008 N/A 5/24/2008 3/4/2007 4/20/2002 5/24/2008 5/22/2008 5/24/2008 3/18/2007 4/16/2008 4/7 - 4/8/01

Opponent Manhattan (24-3) Manhattan (24-3) N/A Rider (7-12) Florida State (3-22) Florida (31-3) Rider (15) Manhattan (26) Rider (13) Tulane (24) NYIT (2-0) Niagara (4-0, 2-0)

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SEASON PITCHING Marvin LeRoy

Victories 10 9 8 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6

– John Lannan (2005) – Dave Pahucki (1999) – Zach Hartman (2008) – Kevin Brown (1999) – John Lannan (2004) – Ira Tilton (1996) – Marvin LeRoy (1980) – Ryan Bitter (2004) – Ryan Bitter (2003) – Dave Pahucki (2002) – Dave Fields (1996) – Ira Tilton (1995) – Joe Ziobrowski (1986)

Strikeouts

83 – John Lannan (2005) 81 – Ryan Bitter (2004) 77 – Ryan Bitter (2003) 77 – Dave Pahucki (2002) 71 – Jeremy Cabot (2003) 70 – Craig Chaput (2008) 63 – Dave Pahucki (2000) 61 – Tim Christman (1994) 60 – Tim Christman (1995) 60 – Dennis Hogan (1996)

Strikeouts/9 innings (Minimum 25 innings)

13.2 – Tim Christman (1994) 12.96 – Tim Christman (1995) 12.1 – Tom Winter (1984) 11.93 – Tim Christman (1996) 11.52 – Tom Winter (1984) 10.2 – Jim Moran (1976) 9.93 – Len Valletta (1982) 9.27 – Mike Vendetti (1985) 9.04 – John Lannan (2005) 8.94 – Kevin Nevins (1978)

ERA (Minimum 25 innings) 1.26 – Chris Gorton (1989) 1.50 – Lou Cioffi (1972) 1.50 – Tom Matthews (1971) 1.54 – Dick Hunt (1972) 1.58 – Jim Moran (1977) 1.77 – Chris Gorton (1985) 1.85 – Larry Oslica (1970) 1.91 – Josh Copskey (2004) 2.00 – Marvin LeRoy (1980) 2.08 – Tom Shields (1970)

Appearances

22 – Jeremy Giard (1998) 21 – Josh Courage (2004) 21 – Josh Courage (2003) 21 – Eric Baim (1995) 20 – Fonz Napolitano (1995) 19 – Maikel Hurtado (2007) 19 – Josh Courage (2002) 19 – Mark Sanborn (2002) 19 – Mark Smith (2000) 18 – Dave Pahucki (2002) 18 – Dale Szachewicz (2000)

Games Started 14 – Craig Chaput (2008) 14 – Ryan Bitter (2004) 14 – Jeremy Cabot (2003) 13 – Craig Chaput (2007) 13 – Ryan Bitter (2003) 13 – Josh Copskey (2001) 13 – Brent Wengert (2001) 12 – Held by 10 players

Innings Pitched

99.0 – Ryan Bitter (2004) 95.0 – Ryan Bitter (2003) 88.1 – Dave Pahucki (2002) 87.0 – Craig Chaput (2008) 83.2 – Jeremy Cabot (2003) 83.1 – Dave Pahucki (2000) 82.2 – John Lannan (2005) 80.2 – Josh Copskey (2002) 80.0 – Kevin Brown (1999) 79.2 – Ken Grant (2006)

Saves

8 – Mark Smith (1999) 7 – Josh Courage (2004) 7 – Fonz Napolitano (1995) 6 – Dan Lazzaroni (2008) 5 – Josh Courage (2002) 5 – Jeremy Cabot (2001) 5 – Mark Smith (2001) 5 – Jeremy Giard (1998) 4 – Held by 5 players

Complete Games

8 – John Lannan (2005) 8 – Ira Tilton (1996) 7 – Ryan Bitter (2003) 7 – Dick Hunt (1971) 6 – Held by 11 players

K/BB Ratio (Minimum 25 innings)

6.67 – Doug McGregor (1988) 5.40 – Jeremy Cabot (2001) 5.00 – Dave Fields (2000) 4.28 – Kevin Brown (1997) 4.08 – Tim Christman (1996) 4.00 – Josh Copskey (2004) 3.94 – Jeremy Cabot (2003) 3.70 – Josh Courage (2004) 3.60 – Chris Gorton (1989) 3.38 – Ryan Bitter (2004)

Fewest BBs/9 innings (Minimum 25 innings)

0.76 – Doug McGregor (1988) 0.99 – Dave Fields (2000) 1.14 – Jeremy Cabot (2001) 1.28 – Josh Copskey (2004) 1.42 – Dave Fields (1999) 1.56 – Josh Copskey (2002) 1.72 – Kevin Brown (1997) 1.78 – Josh Burnett (2005) 1.80 – Chris Gorton (1989) 1.84 – Jeremy Cabot (2003)

Fewest Hits/9 innings (Minimum 25 innings)

John Lannan

4.50 – Tim Christman (1996) 5.98 – Larry Monaco (1983) 6.12 – Chris Gorton (1989) 6.14 – Marvin LeRoy (1980) 6.15 – Tom Bedard (1979) 6.44 – Kevin Nevins (1978) 6.57 – Tom Shepardson (1982) 6.69 – Tom Winter (1983) 6.75 – Eric Baim (1995) 6.75 – John Lannan (2005)

No Hitters (Two)* Tim Christman vs. Niagara (4-9-94) Combined (Dan Weingart, Trevor Reid, Mike Orlick) vs. New York Tech (4-21-04)

One Hitters (Five)* Dave Pahucki vs. C.W. Post (4-23-02) Tim Christman vs. Canisius (4-22-95) Ira Tilton vs. Niagara (4-16-95) Tim Christman vs. Niagara (4-15-95) Dave Hogan vs. Samford (3-21-92)

Two Hitters (16)* Zach Hartman vs. Marist (5-15-08) Dan Lazzaroni vs. Vermont (4-8-08) Matt Moberg vs. Canisius (5-12-07) Combined (Ryan King, Will Hassett, Kevin Snyder, Trevor Reid) vs. Cornell (4-25-06) Josh Burnett vs. Rider (4-9-05) Ken Grant vs. Central Florida (3-5-05) Josh Copskey vs. Saint Peter’s (4-27-02) Justin Knoff vs. Niagara (4-13-02) Mike Roberts vs. Niagara (4-27-97) Jeremy Clausi vs. Niagara (4-26-97) Mike Roberts vs. LeMoyne (3-30-97) Dennis Hogan vs. LeMoyne (3-29-97) Tim Christman vs. Canisius (1994 season) Ron Parks vs. Niagara (4-7-91) Chris Gorton vs. Colgate (4-8-89) Tom Bush vs. Niagara (4-12-87) *Note: Includes both nine- and seven-inning games

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The Record Book CAREER PITCHING Victories

23 – Dave Pahucki (1999-2002) 18 – Dave Fields (1996-2000) 17 – John Lannan (2003-05) 16 – Ken Grant (2002-06) 15 – Tom Bedard (1978-81) 15 – Dennis Hogan (1994-97) 15 – Kevin Nevins (1976-79) 14 – Ira Tilton (1994-96) 13 – Marvin LeRoy (1979-82) 13 – Jim Moran (1973-76)

Strikeouts

222 – Dave Pahucki (1999-2002) 188 – Ken Grant (2002-06) 181 – Dennis Hogan (1994-97) 174 – Tim Christman (1994-96) 165 – John Lannan (2003-05) 158 – Ryan Bitter (2003-04) 157 – Kevin Nevins (1976-79) 150 – Craig Chaput (2005-present) 146 – Jeremy Cabot (1999-2003) 138 – Dave Fields (1996-2000)

Strikeouts/9 innings (Minimum 100 innings)

12.70 – Tim Christman (1994-96) 7.94 – Jeremy Cabot (1999-2003) 7.62 – Dennis Hogan (1994-97) 7.43 – John Lannan (2003-05) 7.40 – Jeff Dupuis (1985-88) 7.32 – Ryan Bitter (2003-04) 7.31 – Kevin Nevins (1976-79) 6.95 – Shaun Sottile (1986-89) 6.88 – Dick Hunt (1971-74) 6.65 – Ken Grant (2002-06)

ERA (Minimum 100 innings)

1.90 – Chris Gorton (1985-89) 2.44 – Jim Moran (1973-76) 2.94 – Tom Shepardson (1981-84) 3.02 – Marvin LeRoy (1979-82) 3.14 – Jeff Dupuis (1985-88) 3.36 – Tim Christman (1994-96) 3.59 – Doug McGregor (1987-90) 3.71 – Ryan Bitter (2003-04)

Appearances

67 – Mark Smith (1998-01) 56 – Josh Courage (2002-03) 56 – Josh Copskey (2001-03) 56 – Dave Pahucki (1999-2002) 54 – Dale Szachewicz (2000-03) 52 – Ken Grant (2002-06) 51 – Dave Fields (1996-2000) 48 – Eric Baim (1993-96) 45 – Fonz Napolitano (1992-95) 44 – Joe Ziobrowski (1983-86)

Games Started

47 – Dave Pahucki (1999-2002) 42 – Dave Fields (1996-2000) 41 – Ken Grant (2002-06) 35 – Josh Copskey (2001-03) 35 – Dennis Hogan (1994-97) 33 – Craig Chaput (2005-present) 28 – John Lannan (2003-05) 28 – Ryan Bitter (2003-04) 28 – Ira Tilton (1994-96) 27 – Tim Christman (1994-96) 27 – Jeremy Clausi (1994-97) 27 – Matt Moberg (2006-present)

Innings Pitched

313.1 – Dave Pahucki (1999-2002) 268.1 – Ken Grant (2002-06) 260.0 – Dave Fields (1996-2000) 225.1 – Josh Copskey (2001-03 213.2 – Dennis Hogan (1994-97) 210.2 – Craig Chaput (2005-present) 200.1 – Kevin Nevins (1976-79) 200.0 – John Lannan (2003-05) 179.1 – Jeremy Clausi (1994-97) 178.2 – Marvin LeRoy (1979-82)

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16 – Mark Smith (1998-01) 13 – Josh Courage (2002-03) 9 – Fonz Napolitano (1992-95) 8 – Doug McGregor (1987-90) 8 – Joe Ziobrowski (1983-86) 7 – Craig Johnson (1995-97) 7 – James Pacifico (2004-06) 6 – Dan Lazzaroni (2008-present) 5 – Jeremy Cabot (1999-2003) 5 – Jeff Dupuis (1985-88) 5 – Jeremy Giard (1996-99)

Craig Chaput

Complete Games

20 – Tom Bedard (1978-81) 18 – Dave Fields (1996-2000) 16 – Dick Hunt (1971-74) 16 – Marvin LeRoy (179-82) 16 – Kevin Nevins (1976-79) 16 – Dave Pahucki (1999-02) 15 – Chris Gorton (1985-89) 14 – Dennis Hogan (1994-97) 13 – Mike Ruane (1972-74) 12 – Jeremy Clausi (1994-97) 12 – Ira Tilton (1994-96)

K/BB Ratio (Minimum 100 innings)

3.74 – Jeremy Cabot (1999-2003) 2.93 – Ryan Bitter (2003-04) 2.76 – Dave Fields (1996-2000) 2.68 – Chris Gorton (1985-89) 2.60 – Tim Christman (1994-96) 2.52 – Dave Pahucki (1999-02) 2.47 – Jeremy Clausi (1994-97) 2.45 – Kevin Brown (1996-99) 2.21 – Craig Johnson (1995-97) 2.01 – John Lannan (2003-05)

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SEASON HITTING Games Played

57 – Jim Buckley (2002) 57 – Tony Cipolla (2002) 57 – Blake Hanan (2002) 57 – Tony Cipolla (2001) 57 – Ryan Finn (2001) 57 – Blake Hanan (2001) 57 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 56 – Held by eight players

Batting Average (Minimum 50 At Bats)

.577 – Gary Holle (1975) .421 – Steve Brennan (1986) .418 – Dave Smith (1976) .415 – Paul Wilders (1995) .406 – Josh Kean (2002) .402 – Bob Bladel (1980) .398 – Bob Bladel (1979) .397 – Tony Feistel (1985) .397 – Mark Massaroni (1974) .395 – Chris Alesio (1988)

Hits 80 – Jacob Willis (2008) 71 – Chris Klepps (2008) 69 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 67 – Jacob Willis (2006) 67 – Tony Cipolla (2004) 67 – Ryan Finn (2001) 66 – Shawn Hampton (2004) 66 – Blake Hanan (2002) 64 – Ryan Finn (2000) 64 – Tim Fleischman (1996)

Runs Scored 54 – Chris Klepps (2008) 54 – Nick Spera (1999) 51 – Gabe Perez (2006) 49 – Ryan Finn (2002) 49 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) 47 – Jacob Willis (2008) 47 – Blake Hanan (2001) 46 – Tony Cipolla (2004) 46 – Rob McShinsky (1995) 45 – Kevin Roberts (2004) 45 – Tony Cipolla (2002)

Runs Batted In

54 – Jim Buckley (2002) 53 – Ryan Finn (2002) 53 – Paul Wilders (1995) 51 – Ryan Finn (2001) 50 – Ryan Finn (1999) 49 – Trey Gethoefer (1999) 48 – Jacob Willis (2006) 44 – Kevin Murray (2000) 44 – Mike Ostrander (1997) 44 – Steve Borg (1985)

Doubles 23 – Chris Klepps (2008) 22 – Trey Gethoefer (1999) 17 – Ryan Finn (2002) 17 – Bill Cilento (2001) 16 – Jacob Willis (2006) 15 – Rick Seltzer (2006) 15 – Tony Cipolla (2004) 15 – Tony Cipolla (2002) 15 – Blake Hanan (2002) 15 – Josh Kean (2002) 15 – Jim Buckley (2001) 15 – Ryan Finn (2001)

Triples

6 – Jim Kaden (1993) 5 – Mike Ostrander (1997) 5 – Dave Marek (1995) 4 – Nick Messinger (2008) 4 – Ryan Finn (2002) 4 – Todd Donovan (1999) 4 – Ryan Finn (1999) 4 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1996) 4 – Pasquale Arace (1988) 4 – Nick Scattareggia (1988) 4 – John DeGregory (1978) 4 – Mark Massaroni (1976)

Walks

52 – Nick Spera (1997) 44 – Paul Wilders (1995) 41 – Nick Spera (1999) 39 – Rick Seltzer (2006) 38 – Kevin Roberts (2004) 33 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1996) 33 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) 33 – Isaak Lazarou (1995) 33 – Jay Flaherty (1987) 29 – Held by four players

Total Bases

131 – Jacob Willis (2006) 126 – Gabe Perez (2006) 126 – Ryan Finn (2002) 125 – Ryan Finn (2001) 124 – Jacob Willis (2008) 118 – Ryan Finn (2000) 108 – Chris Klepps (2008) 108 – Jim Buckley (2002) 104 – Tony Cipolla (2004) 103 – Josh Kean (2002)

1.000 (19-19) – Nick Scattareggia (1988) 1.000 (15-15) – Pasquale Arace (1989) 1.000 (17-17) – Javon Overstreet (1993) 1.000 (14-14) – Fausto Franco (2002) 1.000 (12-12) – Todd Donovan (1998) .952 (20-21) – Javon Overstreet (1995) .938 (30-32) – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) .923 (12-13) – Gabe Perez (2005) .900 (27-30) – Tony Fiumefreddo (1997) .900 (9-10) – Chris Alesio (1986)

On Base Percentage (Minimum 50 Plate Appearances)

.638 – Gary Holle (1975) .556 – Paul Wilders (1995) .523 – Bob Bladel (1980) .519 – Nick Spera (2000) .512 – Steve Brennan (1986) .508 – Norm Hayner (1982) .507 – Chris Doyle (1983) .500 – Nick Scattareggia (1987) .500 – Jay Flaherty (1987) .500 – Dave Smith (1976)

Extra Base Hits

34 – Ryan Finn (2002) 30 – Ryan Finn (2001) 28 – Chris Klepps (2008) 27 – Ryan Finn (2000) 25 – Jim Buckley (2002) 24 – Jacob Willis (2008) 24 – Jacob Willis (2006) 24 – Tony Cipolla (2004) 24 – Bill Cilento (2001) 24 – Trey Gethoefer (1999)

Stolen Bases

Stolen Base Efficiency (Minimum 10 Attempts; Since 1985)

Slugging Percentage (Minimum 50 Plate Appearances)

36 – Todd Donovan (1997) 30 – Todd Donovan (1999) 30 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) 27 – Nick Spera (1999) 27 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1997) 25 – Jason DeFilippo (2008) 24 – Rob McShinsky (1995) 23 – Gabe Perez (2006) 23 – Blake Hanan (2001) 21 – Held by three players

1.183 – Gary Holle (1975) .790 – Chris Alesio (1988) .776 – Steve Brennan (1986) .700 – Chuck Sohl (1981) .670 – Steve Borg (1985) .663 – Ryan Finn (2000) .650 – Steve Brennan (1985) .630 – Paul Wilders (1995) .626 – Chuck Sohl (1979) .624 – Josh Kean (2002)

Home Runs

15 – Steve Borg (1985) 13 – Ryan Finn (2002) 13 – Ryan Finn (2001) 12 – Jim Buckley (2002) 12 – Ryan Finn (2000) 11 – Gabe Perez (2006) 11 – Gary Holle (1975) 10 – Jacob Willis (2008) 10 – Matt Mueller (2002) 10 – Jim Buckley (2000) 10 – George Bannell (1986) 10 – Steve Borg (1986)

222 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 221 – Blake Hanan (2001) 218 – Jacob Willis (2008) 209 – Ryan Finn (2002) 208 – Kevin Murray (1999) 207 – Chris Klepps (2008) 206 – Blake Hanan (2002) 206 – Ryan Finn (2001) 202 – Jim Buckley (2002) 200 – Kevin Roberts (2004)

Hit By Pitch

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At Bats

19 – Bill Cilento (1999) 17 – Tony Cipolla (2001) 13 – Nick Messinger (2008) 13 – Tony Cipolla (2004) 11 – Jason DeFilippo (2008) 11 – Phil Cahill (2007) 11 – Rob McShinsky (1995) 10 – Lou Gatozzi (2005) 10 – Shawn Hampton (2003) 10 – Tony Cipolla (2002) 10 – Paul Wilders (1996)

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220 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 220 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 208 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 205 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 204 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) 198 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 196 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 190 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98) 190 – Matt Gidaly (2003-06) 190 – Scott King (2003-06)

Runs Scored

158 – Ryan Finn (1999-02) 154 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 145 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 145 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) 144 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 140 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 140 – Nick Spera (1997-2000) 137 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98) 128 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 121 – Dave Marek (1995-98)

Home Runs

47 – Ryan Finn (1999-02) 28 – Jim Buckley (1999-02) 26 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 25 – Steve Borg (1984-87) 24 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 20 – Steve Brennan (1983-85) 20 – Dave Howard (1986-89) 20 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 20 – Chuck Sohl (1979-81) 17 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04)

Runs Batted In Ryan Finn

193 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 139 – Jim Buckley (1999-2002) 133 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 131 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 127 – Paul Wilders (1993-96) 124 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 115 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 112 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 102 – Craig Turnbull (1984-87) 102 – Scott King (2003-06)

Doubles 56 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 54 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 45 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 44 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 42 – Jim Buckley (1999-2002) 41 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 40 – Paul Wilders (1993-96) 39 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 38 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) 37 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 37 – Scott King (2003-06)

Triples

13 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 11 – Pasquale Arace (1987-90) 11 – Todd Donovan (1997-99) 11 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 10 – Mark Massaroni (1974-77) 9 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98) 8 – Chris Alesio (1986-89) 8 – Jim Howard (1981-84) 8 – Jim Kaden (1990-93) 7 – Nick Scattareggia (1986-89) 7 – Paul Wilders (1993-96) 7 – Scott King (2003-06)

Walks

147 – Nick Spera (1997-2000) 113 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 107 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 104 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) 100 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98) 93 – Norm Hayner (1982-85) 86 – Bill Cilento (1998-2001) 82 – Paul Wilders (1993-96) 78 – Khris Clemens (1981-84) 77 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 74 – Javon Overstreet (1993-96)

Total Bases Rick Seltzer

Batting Average (Minimum 200 At Bats)

.364 – Steve Brennan (1983-86) .363 – Josh Kean (2001-02) .357 – Chris Alesio (1986-89) .356 – Dave Smith (1976-78) .353 – Bob Bladel (1977-80) .342 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) .341 – Khris Clemens (1981-84) .340 – Tom Shepardson (1981-84) .336 – Nick Scattareggia (1986-89) .336 – Bob Helm (1977-80)

471 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 394 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 324 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 317 – Scott King (2003-06) 315 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 310 – Jim Buckley (1999-2002) 306 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 300 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 296 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 291 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) Bold Italic = Active Player Bold = Stat set during 2008 season

Hits 254 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 250 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 225 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 218 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 218 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 212 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) 196 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 178 – Scott King (2003-06) 177 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 176 – Tim Fleischman (1993-96)

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Extra Base Hits

At Bats

Stolen Bases

Hit By Pitch

114 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 85 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 70 – Jim Buckley (1999-2002) 68 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 68 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 65 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 63 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 61 – Paul Wilders (1993-96) 57 – Chris Alesio (1986-89) 55 – Dave Howard (1986-89)

Jacob Willis

803 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 775 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) 757 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 742 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 740 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 733 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 668 – Scott King (2003-06) 644 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 629 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 593 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98)

81 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 80 – Nick Spera (1997-2000) 80 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98) 78 – Todd Donovan (1997-99) 51 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04) 51 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 47 – Jim Howard (1981-84) 47 – Javon Overstreet (1993-96) 44 – Scott King (2003-06) 41 – Jason DeFilippo (2006-present)

47 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 39 – Bill Cilento (1998-2001) 29 – Chris Klepps (2005-08) 28 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 26 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 25 – Nick Spera (1997-2000) 21 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 19 – Nick Messinger (2006-present) 19 – Rob McShinsky (1993-96) 18 – Held by three players

Stolen Base Efficiency (Minimum 20 attempts)

.897 (35-39) – Pasquale Arace (1987-90) .872 (34-39) – Rob McShinsky (1993-96) .871 (27-31) – Jim Kaden (1990-93) .870 (47-54) – Javon Overstreet (1993-96) .867 (39-45) – Fausto Franco (1999-2002) .854 (41-48) – Jason DeFilippo (2006-present) .850 (35-41) – Gabe Perez (2005-06) .848 (78-92) – Todd Donovan (1997-99) .833 (80-96) – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98) .818 (18-22) – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) .811 (30-37) – Paul Lazzaro (1996-99)

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The 200-Hit Club (Six Members) 218 – Tony Cipolla (2001-04) 218 – Blake Hanan (2001-04) 212 – Kevin Roberts (2001-04)

254 – Jacob Willis (2005-08) 250 – Ryan Finn (1999-2002) 225 – Chris Klepps (2005-08)

The 100-Hit Club (34 Members) 196 – Dave Marek (1995-98) 178 – Scott King (2003-06) 177 – Rick Seltzer (2005-08) 176 – Tim Fleischman (1993-96) 174 – Jim Buckley (1999-2002) 167 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995-98) 166 – Nick Spera (1997-2000) 158 – Todd Donovan (1997-99) 157 – Paul Wilders (1993-96) 149 – Chris Alesio (1986-89) 141 – Bob Helm (1977-80) 136 – Pasquale Arace (1987-90) 130 – Craig Turnbull (1984-87) 128 – Joe Mariano (1986-89) 127 – Matt Gidaly (2003-06) 127 – Bill Lazio (2003-06) 127 – Khris Clemens (1981-84) 124 – Nick Scattareggia (1986-89) 123 – Bill Cilento (2001-04) 122 – Steve Brennan (1983-85) 119 – Jim Howard (1981-84) 115 – Mike Ostrander (1996-99) 115 – Bob Bladel (1977-80)

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Jason DeFilippo

113 – Jason DeFilippo (2006-present) 109 – Tom Napoli (1988-91) 108 – Eric Hildenbrand (2003-06) 106 – Gabe Perez (2005-06) 105 – Dave Smith (1976-78) 104 – Tom Shepardson (1981-84) 101 – Trey Gethoefer (1998-99) 101 – Shawn Barnes (1995-98) 100 – Rob McShinsky (1993-96) 100 – Javon Overstreet (1993-96) 100 – Jay Flaherty (1984-87)

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The Record Book TEAM RECORDS Games

58 – 2001 57 – 2002 56 – 1999, 2008 55 – 1997, 2006 53 – 2003, 2004

Wins

34 – 1999 31 – 1995 30 – 2008 29 – 2001, 2005 28 – 1996

Losses

35 – 2003 34 – 1997 33 – 2007 32 – 1998, 2000 31 – 2006

Batting Average .334 – 1982 .325 – 1989 .310 – 1976, 1978 .307 – 1983 .300 – 2008

Hits

Runs Per Game

836 – 2002 835 – 2008 765 – 2006 693 – 2005 675 – 1999

Home Runs

123 – 2008 113 – 2002 104 – 2001 102 – 2006 100 – 1999

At Bats

1854 – 2002 1847 – 2008 1798 – 2006 1777 – 2001 1716 – 2005

Stolen Base Efficiency (Since 1985) .942 (65-69) – 1993 .900 (36-40) – 1987 .871 (27-31) – 1988 .852 (23-27) – 1986 .841 (122-145) – 1995

Walks

262 – 1997 256 – 1995 223 – 2006 209 – 1999 206 – 1996

Triples

180 – 2002 179 – 2008 159 – 2006 149 – 2005 143 – 2001

141 – 1997 122 – 1995 103 – 1999, 2002 81 – 2001 74 – 1998, 2003

.513 – 1986 .501 – 1982 .472 – 1989 .460 – 1985 .457 – 1988

Doubles

Extra Base Hits

Stolen Bases

Slugging Percentage

325 – 2008 303 – 2006 301 – 2002 297 – 1999 267 – 1995

Runs

67 – 2008 66 – 1999 59 – 2005 58 – 2001 52 – 2007

.448 – 1979 .420 – 1982 .409 – 1995 .403 – 1980 .396 – 1978

Runs Batted In

16 – 1998, 2004 15 – 1996, 1999 14 – 1995, 2006 13 – 2005 12 – 1979, 1988, 1997

Hit By Pitch

On-Base Percentage

58 – 2002 54 – 1986 46 – 2008 43 – 2006 38 – 2005

554 – 2008 529 – 2002 506 – 2006 479 – 1999 474 – 2004 365 – 2008 345 – 2002 337 – 1998, 2006 334 – 1999 309 – 2001

Total Bases

8.0 – 1986 7.8 – 1982 7.0 – 1995 6.8 – 1989 6.5 – 2008

1966 Siena Saints

Strikeouts

382 – 1997 370 – 2001 362 – 2005 359 – 2003 340 – 2002

Bold = Stat set during 2008 season

1969 Siena Saints

Single-Season Program Records Games Played 58 Most Wins 34 Fewest Wins 2 Best W-L Percentage .645 (31-17) Most Losses 35 Fewest Losses 6 Most Wins (MAAC) 21 Fewest Wins (MAAC) 5 Most Losses (MAAC) 15 Fewest Losses (MAAC) 4 Best W-L Percentage (MAAC) .807 (21-5)

2001 1999 1973 1995 2003 1974 1999 1990, 1992 1998, 2006 1995, 1996 1999

All-Time Program Records Number Overall Division I Record 586-677-6 Overall MAAC Record 238-177 MAAC Tourney Appearances 8 MAAC Tourney Record 18-11 MAAC Championships 4 Regular-Season Champs 4 NCAA Regional Appearances 1 NCAA Regional Record 0-2 Longest Winning Streak 11 Longest Losing Streak 21 Longest Game (By Innings) 16 Largest Winning Margin 22 Largest Losing Margin 28

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CAREER .300 HITTERS Career .300 Averages* 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

.364 .363 .357 .356 .353 .342 .341 .340 .336 .336 .330 .328 .327 .325 .324 .319 .317 .315 .312 .312 .310 .309 .308 .308 .307 .307 .307 .307 .303

Steve Brennan Josh Kean Chris Alesio Dave Smith Bob Bladel Jacob Willis Khris Clemens Tom Shepardson Nick Scattareggia Bob Helm Ryan Finn Chet Smith Todd Donovan Pasquale Arace Joe Mariano Nick Spera Tim Fleischman Jay Flaherty Paul Wilders Dave Marek Mike Serbalik Trey Gethoefer Craig Turnbull Ken Hayner Chris Klepps Mark Massaroni Shawn Hampton Dan Saullo Rob McShinsky

(122 for 335) (73 for 201) (149 for 417) (105 for 295) (115 for 326) (254 for 742) (127 for 373) (104 for 306) (124 for 369) (141 for 420) (250 for 757) (129 for 393) (158 for 482) (136 for 418) (128 for 395) (166 for 520) (176 for 555) (100 for 317) (157 for 498) (196 for 629) (85 for 274) (101 for 327) (130 for 422) (134 for 435) (225 for 733) (97 for 316) (116 for 378) (92 for 300) (100 for 330)

*Minimum 200 Plate Appearances

Gary Holle ’ 74-’ 76

Pasquale Arace ’ 87-’ 90

Tim Fleischman ’93-’96

#13 in career batting average

#16 in career batting average

Paul Wilders ’ 93-’ 96

Ryan Finn ’ 99-’ 02

Josh Kean ’99-’02

#18 in career batting average

#10 in career batting average

#2 in career batting average

THE BEST AND THE WORST HITTING RECORDS THE BEST .334 (1982) 554 (2008) 365 (2008) 8.0 (1986) 59 (2002) 325 (2008) 123 (2008) 16 (1998, 2004) 180 (2002) 836 (2002) .448 (1979) .513 (1986) 262 (1997) 85 (1971) 67 (2008) 141 (1997) .942 (65-69) (1993) 1854 (2002)

BATTING AVERAGE HITS RUNS RUNS PER GAME HOME RUNS RUNS BATTED IN DOUBLES TRIPLES EXTRA BASE HITS TOTAL BASES ON BASE PERCENTAGE SLUGGING PERCENTAGE WALKS STRIKEOUTS HIT BY PITCH STOLEN BASES STOLEN BASE EFFICIENCY AT BATS

PITCHING RECORDS THE WORST .207 (1973) 98 (1972) 49 (1973) 2.7 (1973) 1 (1970) 42 (1972) 9 (1972) 2 (1986) 16 (1972) 257 (1990) .314 (1992) .301 (1990) 50 (1973) 382 (1997) 1 (1972) 12 (1979) .681 (1991) 493 (1973)

THE BEST 2.95 (1970) 67 (1970) 40 (1970) 306 (2004) 23 (1996) 14 (1984) 8 (2001) 455.0 (2008) 2.11 (2004) 59 (1973) 95 (1970) 2 (1982) 10 (1983) 0 (1994, 1995) 7.29 (1978) 3.39 (1988) 7.01 (1970)

ERA RUNS ALLOWED EARNED RUNS ALLOWED STRIKEOUTS COMPLETE GAMES SAVES SHUTOUTS INNINGS PITCHED K/BB RATIO WALKS HITS ALLOWED HIT BY PITCH WILD PITCHES BALKS K/9 INN BB/9 INN H/9 INNING

THE WORST 8.34 (1992) 377 (2002) 316 (2001) 62 (1972) 2 (2007) 0 (1990) 0 (’89, ’00, ’07) 115.0 (1972) 0.72 (1981) 250 (2006) 533 (2002) 85 (2008) 69 (1998) 14 (2006) 4.39 (1981) 8.20 (1982) 11.92 (1993)

DEFENSIVE RECORDS THE BEST 7.01 (1970) 1365 (2008) 619 (2008) 45 (1980) 2071 (2008) .960 (1996) 69 (2006)

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H/9 INNING PUT OUTS ASSISTS ERRORS TOTAL CHANCES FIELDING % DOUBLE PLAYS

THE WORST 11.92 (1993) 550 (1983) 222 (1984) 132 (2000) 869 (1983) .898 (1992) 13 (1986)

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The Record Book FRESHMAN RECORDS Pitching Victories

ERA (Minimum 25 Innings)

Games Started

Saves

9 – Dave Pahucki (1999) 8 – Zach Hartman (2008) 6 – Dave Fields (1996) 5 – Josh Copskey (2001) 5 – Ken Grant (2002) 5 – Jason Kiser (1999)

1.77 – Chris Gorton (1985) 2.45 – Jeremy Clausi (1994) 2.59 – Tim Christman (1994) 3.38 – Marvin LeRoy (1979) 3.48 – Ron Bulich (1985)

13 – Josh Copskey (2001) 12 – Dave Pahucki (1999) 11 – Matt Moberg (2006) 9 – Craig Marcellus (2007) 8 – Ken Grant (2002) 8 – Zach Hartman (2008)

6 – Dan Lazzaroni (2008) 2 – Craig Chaput (2005) 2 – Jason Kiser (1999) 1 – Trevor Reid (2004) 1 – Mark Smith (1998) 1 – Dale Szachewicz (2000)

Strikeouts

18 – Dale Szachewicz (2000) 17 – Jason Kiser (1999) 16 – Mark Smith (1998) 14 – Zach Hartman (2008) 14 – Will Hassett (2006) 14 – Craig Chaput (2005) 14 – Josh Copskey (2001) 14 – Craig Johnson (1995) 14 – Sean Keeler (2006)

Innings Pitched

Complete Games

76. 0 – Dave Pahucki (1999) 74.0 – Zach Hartman (2008) 70.1 – Josh Copskey (2001) 67.2 – Matt Moberg (2006) 55.1 – Craig Marcellus (2007)

6 – Chris Gorton (1985) 6 – Dave Pahucki (1999) 5 – Zach Hartman (2008) 4 – Tim Christman (1994) 4 – Dennis Hogan (1992)

61 – Tim Christman (1994) 46 – Dave Pahucki (1999) 45 – Ken Grant (2002) 43 – Chris Gorton (1985) 37 – Matt Moberg (2006)

Appearances

Zach Hartman

Dan Lazzaroni

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Hitting Games Played 57 – Tony Cipolla (2001) 57 – Blake Hanan (2001) 57 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 53 – Nick Spera (1997) 51 – Chris Klepps (2005)

Average (Minimum 50 Plate Appearances)

Home Runs 9 – Ryan Finn (2001) 5 – Jacob Willis (2005) 5 – Chris Alesio (1986) 3 – Gary DerHagopian (2007) 3 – Todd Donovan (1997) 3 – Dave Marek (1995)

Runs Batted In

.577 (41-71) – Gary Holle (1975) .418 (33-79) – Dave Smith (1976) .397 (25-63) – Mark Massaroni (1974) .376 (35-93) – Sean Dougherty (1999) .374 (34-91) – Norm Hayner (1982)

50 – Ryan Finn (2001) 32 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 31 – Dave Marek (1995) 28 – Jacob Willis (2005) 27 – Blake Hanan (2001)

Hits

Doubles

69 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 57 – Ryan Finn (1999) 53 – Todd Donovan (1997) 51 – Chris Klepps (2005) 51 – Jacob Willis (2005)

14 – Kevin Quaranto (2008) 14 – Jacob Willis (2005) 14 – Blake Hanan (2001) 12 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 12 – Brian Schmotzer (2003)

Runs Scored

Triples

49 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) 47 – Blake Hanan (2001) 39 – Dave Marek (1995) 38 – Todd Donovan (1997) 36 – Ryan Finn (1999) 36 – Kevin Roberts (2001)

Gary Holle

5 – Dave Marek (1995) 4 – Todd Donovan (1997) 4 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) 2 – Jacob Willis (2005) 2 – Pasquale Arace (1987) 2 – John Kaelin (1998)

Walks

Stolen Bases

52 – Nick Spera (1997) 33 – Ryan Finn (2001) 29 – Todd Donovan (1997) 26 – Tony Cipolla (2001) 25 – Kevin Roberts (2001)

36 – Todd Donovan (1997) 30 – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) 23 – Blake Hanan (2001) 19 – Nick Spera (1997) 16 – Kevin Roberts (2001)

Total Bases

Hit By Pitch

102 – Ryan Finn (2001) 89 – Kevin Roberts (2001) 84 – Jacob Willis (2005) 78 – Blake Hanan (2001) 74 – Dave Marek (1995)

17 – Tony Cipolla (2001) 9 – Nick Spera (1997) 7 – Chris Klepps (2005) 7 – Ryan Finn (2001) 7 – Blake Hanan (2001)

Extra Base Hits 23 – Ryan Finn (2001) 21 – Jacob Willis (2005) 16 – Kevin Quaranto (2008) 16 – Blake Hanan (2001) 16 – Dave Howard (1986)

Stolen Base Efficiency (Minimum 8 Attempts) 1.000 (8-8) – Tim Fleischman (1993) 1.000 (8-8) – Joe Niedrick (2000) .937 (30-32) – Tony Fiumefreddo (1995) .900 (9-10) – Chris Alesio (1986) .846 (11-13) – Ryan Finn (2001)

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The Record Book ALL-TIME LETTERWINNERS A Abernathy, Don Alesio, Chris Alkinburgh, Scott Amador, Juan Ambury, Michael Amorsano, Dennis Amyot, Norm Anderson, Jim Anderson, Eric Anderson, Bob Arace, Pasquale Arasin, Justin Arcaro, Canyon Archer, Dave Atkins, Mike Avery, Bob

1989-1992 1986-1989 1987-1989 2008 2005-2008 1987-1990 Pre 1970 1995-1997 1987-1990 1987-1990 2002, 2005 Pre 1970 1988-1990

B Baim, Eric Ballas, Steve Baney, Joe “Tom” Bannell, George Barnes, Shawn Barrett, Rich Batista, Greg Bauer, Jim Bedard, Tom Bennett, Rich Berardo, Mark Bitter, Ryan Bladel, Bob Blair, Corey Blasi, Richard Bogdanowicz, Eric Borg, Steve Breault, Tim Brehm, Jerry Brennan, John Brennan, Steve Brennan, Pat Broeker, Mike Brophy, Kevin Brown, Dustin Brown, Kevin Brucia, James Buckley, Jim Budke, Bill Bulich, Ron Buonocore, P.J. Burg, Jack Burke, Ryan Burnett, Josh Bush, Tom Byron, Pete

1993-1996 1972-1974 1984-1987 1995-1998 1997-1998 2004-2005 1975 1978-1981 1998-2000 Manager 1977-1980 1999-2000 Pre 1970 Pre 1970 1984-1987 1996-1999 Pre 1970 1982-1985 1983-1985 1993-1994 1996-1999 Pre 1970 1999-2002 1985-1987 1993-1996 Pre 1970 2007-2008 2002-2005

C Cabot, Jeremy Cagianello, Dave Cahill, Phil Calhoun, Todd Camisasca, Ron Caporale, Chris Carpenter, Carroll, Kevin

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1999-2003 1991-1992 2006-2008 1983-1985 Manager 1970 1988-1989

Casey, George Castellani, Steve Cebek, Frank Chaput, Craig Chessare, Joe Chiavelli, John Chicosky, Frank Christman, Tim Cilento, Bill Cioffi, Lou Cipolla, Tony Cirlincione, Chris Clark, Kevin Clausi, Jeremy Clemens, Khris Coco, Rob Cohan, Mike Coleman, Al Conley, Frank Copskey, Josh Corcoran, Jerry Courage, Josh Crovello, Steve Currie, Todd

1972-1973 1999-2002 2007-2008 2005-2008 1978-1979 1994-1996 1998-2001 1972-1975 2001-2004 2008 1991-1994 1994-1997 1981-1984 1998-1999 Pre 1970 2001-2003 2002-2003 1984-1985 1988-1991

D D’Alessandro, John Davies, Dave Davis DeFilippis, Chris DeFilippo, Jason DeGaetano, Pete DeGregory, John DeLorenzo, Pat DelVecchio, Chris DePaul, Guy DerHagopian, Gary DeSarro, Joe Devine, Dan Diaz, Rafael Dillon, Mike DiMartini, Scott DiPetta, Don DiPippo, Dave Disa, Mike Dolan, Greg Dolan, Tom Dona, Fred Donnelly, Steve Donovan, Todd Dougherty, Sean Downey, Joe Downing, Stu Doyle, Chris Dunn, Mike Dupuis, Jeff Durkin, Larry Duryea, Bill

1995-1998 1977-1978 1970 1999-2000 2006-2008 Pre 1970 1977-1979 2000-2003 1978,1980 2007-2008 1989 1972-1974 1998-2000 2001 2001 2008 1996 1996 1992-1993 Pre 1970 1970 1975-1976 1997-1999 1999-2000 2001 1992-1993 1982-1984 1989-1992 1985-1988 1970-1973

E Eaton, George Esposito, Buster

1969-70 1984

F Faiola, Jerry Farina, Joe Feistel, Tony Fields, Dave Fila, Geoff Filer, Joe Finamore Finn, Ryan Fish, Brendan Fiumefreddo, Tony Flaherty, Jay Fleischman, Tim Flint, Shane Flynn, Tom Flynn, Bob Flynt, Bob Francisco, Dale Franco, Fausto Fryc, Mark Fuller, Steve

1990-1991 1993-1995 1983-1986 1996-2000 1994 1976 1970 1999-2002 1992 1995-1998 1984-1987 1993-1996 1990-1991 Pre 1970 Pre 1970 1972 1999-2002 1972-1975 1985

G Gabrielsen, Bob Gadomski, Dave Gadomski, Phil Gaetani, Jim Gallagher, Dan Gallagher, Terry Garry, Phil Gattozzi, Lou Gethoefer, Trey Getman, Dan Geyer, Andy Giansanti, Anthony Giard, Jeremy Gidaly, Matt Giselhardt, Tom Gokey, Tom Gordon, Bill Gorton, Chris Grad, Frank Grant, Ken Grasso, Joe Grieco, Anthony Grisanti Guido, Bob

1977 1974-1975 1985-1987 1987-1990 1994 1991 1973-1975 2004-2005 1998-1999 1991-1992 1997-2000 2007-2008 1996-1999 2003-2006 1975 1985-1989 1993-1994 2002-2006 1970 1993 1973

H Hampton, Shawn Hanan, Blake Happ, Chris Harrell, Bill Hartman, Zach Hassett, Will Hawk, Kevin Hayner, Ken Hayner, Norm Helm, Bob Hepp, Tom Hildenbrand, Eric Hogan, Dennis Hogan, Dave Holle, Gary Hopkins, Tom

2003 2001-2003 1997-1998 Pre 1970 2008 2006-2008 2006 1979-1982 1982-1985 1977-1980 1971 2003-2006 1994-1997 1992-1995 1975-1976 2005-2008

Howard, Jim 1981-1984 Howard, Dave 1986-1989 Hoyer, Ken 1978-1979 Hudson, Kyle 2008 Hunt, Dick 1971-1974 Huntington, Howard Hurtado, Maikel 2007-2008

J Jachym, Matt Jankowski, Eric Jerard Rich Johnson, Craig

1995 1983 1971-1972 1995-1997

K Kaden, Jim Kaelin, Jon Kane, Mike Kassekerk, Rob Katleski, Dave Kavovit, Jeff Kean, Josh Keeler, Sean Kennedy, Kevin Kennedy, Tom Khoury, Louis Kieltyka, Nick Killeen, Tom Killiany, Jeff Kilmer, Malcolm King, Scott King, Ryan King, Gerry King, Jeff Kiser, Jason Kisselburgh, Jim Kittler, Bill Klauser, Gerard Klepps, Chris Knoff , Justin Kostanoski, Keith Kovanis, Al Kuchark, Gary Kunkle, Brent

1990-1993 1998 1973 2000 1983 1987 2001-2002 2006 1990-1993 2002-2003 2005 1970-1971 1990-1993 1973-1975 2003-2006 2005-2008 1972-1974 1999-2001 1975 1983-1984 1979 2005-2008 2000-2002 1994-1996 1970 1997-2000 2001-2003

L LaBate, Jim Lake, Bill LaMattina, Jim Langer, Mike Lannan, John Lannon, Mike LaRose, Frank Laux, Paul Lawrence, John Lazarou, Isaak Lazio, Bill Lazzaro, Paul Lazzaroni, Dan LeMay, Jack Lenihan, Jim LeRoy, Marvin Lilienthal, Tom Lodato, Dominick Lussier, Brian Lynch, Mark

1971-1973 1982-1984 1993-1996 1999-2000 2003-2005 1972,1974 1982-1984 1983-1986 1970 1995-1996 2003-2006 1996-1999 2008 1970 1973 1979-1982 2002 1991-1992 1991

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The Record Book MISCELLANEOUS TEAM STATS Hitting YEAR 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 1972 1971 1970

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GP 56 45 55 52 53 53 57 58 47 56 49 55 48 48 47 35 33 37 31 33 33 29 32 36 30 26 29 35 28 29 32 23 23 20 18 18 15 19 15

OB % ,383 .333 .372 .343 .355 .315 .356 .349 .295 .390 .381 .381 .373 .409 .364 .341 .314 .340 .315 .393 .380 .390 .373 .382 .383 .395 N/A N/A .403 .448 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A .323 .364 .353 .383

K 316 291 331 364 303 359 340 370 307 324 304 382 252 241 205 207 186 239 172 160 174 158 162 217 151 103 138 173 135 102 140 95 113 82 98 88 93 85 96

BB 193 114 223 151 185 175 171 198 182 209 178 262 206 256 147 140 111 141 121 123 137 149 115 158 143 102 145 136 115 134 149 97 115 72 83 50 69 80 75

Pitching H 554 379 506 455 474 373 529 458 429 479 422 419 418 427 256 228 204 256 187 340 295 258 306 321 247 230 319 276 239 236 323 210 221 180 162 102 98 120 104

HR 46 26 43 38 20 22 59 33 33 22 29 19 19 21 10 5 13 8 12 29 25 15 54 35 22 10 27 31 18 23 11 11 22 14 6 3 3 2 1

BA .300 .259 .281 .265 .274 .227 .285 .258 .274 .293 .297 .268 .270 .294 .257 .240 .223 .250 .219 .325 .296 .294 .299 .298 .278 .307 .334 .278 .288 .287 .310 .286 .310 .288 .288 .207 .233 .215 .229

K 236 205 265 302 306 278 302 268 275 288 216 268 294 281 188 123 129 154 134 164 128 125 189 208 170 128 171 125 145 123 193 123 141 89 102 80 62 73 72

BB 231 183 250 169 145 186 169 184 215 174 223 201 180 196 174 162 159 152 142 121 92 117 126 119 143 116 205 173 125 89 168 110 96 87 74 59 79 91 67

H 519 468 511 447 477 517 533 533 501 524 447 493 397 399 287 329 305 319 265 256 293 254 280 316 250 165 232 285 203 213 297 166 198 166 148 142 99 151 95

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Saints in the Classroom Siena’s student-athletes have a history of success on the courts and playing fields, but an even prouder tradition of excellence in the classroom. Siena’s student-athletes regularly outperform the general student body, and in recent years, the athletic department has received national acclaim for the academic success attained by its student-athletes. Below are some of last year’s academic highlights. • Siena’s Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 93% (using 2007 school data) tied for the sixth highest rate among all Division I schools. • Siena’s student-athletes posted a cumulative 3.10 grade point average during the 2007-2008 academic year. Siena’s student body had a 3.07 cumulative GPA.

• 12 of Siena’s 18 Division I programs posted a team GPA of 3.0 or higher in 2007-2008 Women’s Cross Country – 3.49 Women’s Tennis – 3.38 Field Hockey – 3.37 Women’s Soccer – 3.31 Women’s Lacrosse – 3.23 Men’s Tennis – 3.21 Men’s Cross Country – 3.19 Volleyball – 3.19 Women’s Golf – 3.15

Women’s Basketball – 3.14 Softball – 3.10 Swimming and Diving – 3.01 Baseball – 2.99 Men’s Soccer – 2.98 Men’s Golf – 2.95 Men’s Lacrosse – 2.88 Water Polo – 2.79 Men’s Basketball – 2.52

• A record 93 student-athletes were named to their respective Conference Honor Rolls for earning a 3.2 cumulative GPA or higher and participating in their second year of varsity athletics. • The Siena men’s and women’s cross country teams were named National Academic squads, with the women earning the honor with distinction. • The NCAA honored women’s basketball and women’s golf for their latest multi-year academic progress rate (APR) scores. Both teams reached the top-10% of their sports. • Senior women’s basketball player Melissa Manzer was named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic AllDistrict Team. Baseball seniors Jacob Willis (First Team) and Chris Klepps (Second Team) were also represented on the team. • Women’s golfers Catherine Shomo and Katelynn Mannix were named to the National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team. • Women’s soccer senior co-captain Amy Loughridge and junior goalkeeper Patti Carroll were tabbed NSCAA East Region Scholar-Athletes. • Liga Alpe-Luka (women’s basketball), Jose Loren (men’s tennis) and Steve Cortes (men’s soccer) were recognized as Arthur Ashe Jr. National Sport Scholars.

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Siena student-athletes reap the benefits of both worlds – the opportunity to engage in a challenging and stimulating academic environment, combined with the chance to develop their athletic potential as members of competitive NCAA Division I teams. The support services provided to the student-athletes are designed to offer assistance and resources, in addition to encouragement and guidance. Services include monitoring academic and degree progress, supervision of study hall, coordination of enrichment and educational programming, as well as interaction with academic advisors and faculty within the various Liberal Arts, Science and Business colleges.

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Saints in the Community One of the main objectives of the Siena Athletic Department has always been to remain actively involved in the Capital Region community. Siena’s student-athletes and coaches made a record number of appearances in the community during the 2007-2008 season, volunteering hundreds of hours to help out many organizations. Additionally, the athletic department has donated thousands of dollars in game tickets, sports camps scholarships and sporting apparel and memorabilia to local charities. From soup kitchens to elementary schools, Siena invests its special resources each year to enrich the Capital Region community.

Partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities In 2008-2009, Siena athletics will continue its active partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities in the Capital Region. Throughout the school year, all of Siena’s athletic teams are involved in visiting either the Ronald McDonald House in Albany or the Ronald McDonald Family Room at the Albany Medical Center. Student-athletes and coaches help lift the spirits of the sick children and their families by preparing meals at the House, assisting in spring cleanup efforts or simply signing autographs and playing games with the patients in the Family Room. By creating, finding and supporting programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is working to better the lives of children and their families around the world.

Adopt-A-School Program The newly redesigned Adopt-A-School program is a community initiative intended to motivate area elementary students through interaction with Siena’s student-athletes. Members of Siena’s athletic teams interact with designated schools throughout the year. In addition to providing guidance and leadership to area youths, Siena’s student-athletes learn Sophomore Ryan Rossiter and the men’s basketball team visited the Children’s Ward at Albany Medical Center during the Christmas season to spread some holiday cheer.

The athletic department staff served as chefs for a day at the Ronald McDonald House in Albany following the example set by its student-athletes who have had a partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities the last three years. Siena president Fr. Kevin Mullen, O.F.M. led the group of volunteers.

first-hand the value of volunteering in the community. The elementary students can find that learning is fun as teachers incorporate Siena Athletics into class lesson plans (i.e. using statistics for math assignments, or writing the players for English). Siena’s current Adopted Schools are: • Albany Public School #18 • St. Gregory’s School for Boys • Schenectady Middle School • Acadia (Shenendehowa) Elementary School • St. Pius

St. Casmir’s Wednesdays Siena Athletics began a partnership with St. Casmir’s elementary school in 2001, providing an athletic facility for the Arbor Hill School which does not have a gym. Over the years, the program has flourished. Each Wednesday during the school year, students from St. Casmir visit the Marcelle Athletic Complex to play various recreational activities with Siena student-athletes. The youngsters are coached by Siena’s student-athletes in various athletic skills. S.A.IN.T.S. Coordinator Ellen Howe has overseen the implementation of the program

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The women’s basketball team hosted its annual ‘Think Pink’ game honoring area breast cancer survivors and raising money and awareness to fight the crippling disease.

for Siena. “Siena student-athletes have earned the reputation of balancing and achieving both academic and athletic success,” Howe remarked. “Bringing the students of St. Casmir School to Siena gives them the rewarding experience of learning from and looking up to their role models right here on campus, and gives our students a chance to be involved in the community.”

Siena’s Lil’ Saints Program Lil' Saints is a fun and exciting club for fans 14 or younger who wish to support Siena Athletics throughout the season. Membership includes: • A welcome letter from a studentathlete on their favorite sports team • Photo membership ID card w/lanyard • Club t-shirt • Monthly issue of Lil’ Saints Newsletter • Birthday card from the Saints • Radio Disney Fun Zone at select basketball games • Free admission to eight (8) basketball games: four (4) men’s and four (4) women’s games • Free admission to ALL volleyball, soccer, softball, baseball, lacrosse, water polo, swimming and diving, tennis and field hockey games • Special Celebration Day in honor of the National Student-Athlete Day at the ARC with all 18 varsity sports teams • End of the year Rootbeer Float Party with Siena student-athletes • Chances to win prizes and much more!

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The men’s lacrosse team served as special guest volunteers at the Center for Disability Services 48th annual telethon.

Other Saints in the Community activities include, but are not limited to: Restocking Northeast Regional Foodbank Honoring area students as part of National Student-Athlete Day Partnerships with: CRAAB through Breast Cancer Awareness Week National Girls and Women in Sports Day Albany’s 15-Love Foundation Special Olympics New Day Art MAAC Gives Back Program NCAA YES Clinics

The field hockey team visiting the Ronald McDonald House.

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Siena Athletics They started out as the Golden Warriors. That proved too long for headlines, so soon Siena became the Indians. In March of 1989, they became the Saints. There was a time, not long ago, when the majority of Siena’s student-athletes hailed from homes in the Capital Region, and jumping in a van and traveling to Saratoga, Troy, Schenectady and Albany could meet athletic teams’ scheduling requirements. In 1976, however, Siena’s athletics program was elevated to NCAA Division I status. With that move, the College committed itself to upgrading its program and making all teams competitive. After stops in the ECAC Metro and North Atlantic Conference, Siena moved to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) in 1990, where it has made its mark. Since its move to full Division I status, Siena Athletics has continued to grow. Most recently, the program added women’s water polo, giving it seven men’s programs and 11 on the women’s side. Athletic success has improved thanks to a continued commitment from the College to enhance athletic aid, full-time coaching and facilities.

The Program Three teams won conference championships in 2007-2008, with men’s basketball and volleyball earning bids to the NCAA Tournament. The men’s basketball team went on to post one of the great victories in school history, knocking off Vanderbilt of the SEC in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament at St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. The women’s golf program won the MAAC Championship for the eighth straight year, while the upstart men’s lacrosse team won 10 games for the second straight season. Siena’s baseball team advanced all the way to the MAAC Championship game, winning 21 of its final 25 games. The men’s basketball team has often carried the torch for the department. In 2002, Siena caught the nation’s attention with an improbable leap into college basketball’s biggest stage—the NCAA Tournament, highlighting a span in which the team advanced to the postseason four times in five years (1999-2003). It was the team’s third of four trips to the “Big Dance” (1989, 1999 and 2008). In its first NCAA appearance, Siena toppled Stanford 80-78 in Greensboro, N.C. in one of the great upsets in NCAA Tournament history. In 2003, Siena made its fifth postseason NIT appearance. The Saints have enjoyed great success in the NIT, advancing as far as the semifinals round at Madison Square Garden in 1994. The Siena women’s basketball team has captured seven regular-season MAAC titles under the direction of head coach Gina Castelli. In 2000-2001, the team earned its first MAAC Tournament championship and initial NCAA berth. The Saints played in the postseason WNIT in 1999, 2002 and 2003. The volleyball team has one of the richest histories for success, winning seven MAAC Championships and advancing to the NCAA Tournament four times. In 2005, the Saints shocked the MAAC by capturing its fifth conference title despite being picked ninth in the preseason coaches’ poll. The team repeated its Championship with an upset of top-seed Fairfield in the 2006 MAAC final contested at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. Last year, Siena again beat rival Fairfield in a hotly contested, nationally televised final on the Stags’ home court. The team won four-straight MAAC titles from 1993-96 and reached the NCAA Tournament in 1995. In April of 2003, Garvey Pierre took over as the program’s first full-time coach helping the Saints make the leap to the next level. The men’s and women’s golf teams have also achieved breakthrough success. The men’s team repeated its MAAC Championship in 2007, advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in as many years. The women won their eighth straight MAAC Championship at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in 2008, knocking off rival Fairfield. The Siena baseball team has won four MAAC Championships since 1995 and advanced to the 1999 NCAA Tournament. Head Coach Tony Rossi, entering his 40th year, was named MAAC Coach of the Year for the sixth time in 2005 after guiding an overachieving Siena team back to the conference championships. Pitcher John Lannan became the 20th player in program history to be drafted when he was selected in the 11th round of the First Year Players’ draft in June of 2005 and is currently a member of the Washington Nationals’ starting rotation. The women’s soccer program has experienced recent success as well as growth. Steve Karbowski was recognized as the Northeast Co-Coach of the Year after orchestrating the nation’s eighth-best turnaround in 2001. He has been named MAAC Coach of the Year twice in his nine seasons as head coach, and in 2006 he led the Saints to the MAAC title game for just the second time in program history. Siena won a program-record 10 games for the second consecutive season in 2005. Men’s soccer will be under the direction of first-

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year head coach Gareth Elliott in 2007. Elliott brings a strong soccer background from regional power Rhode Island to the Loudonville campus. In 2007, the Siena men’s lacrosse team won the MAAC regular-season championship under the direction of two-time MAAC Coach of the Year Brian Brecht. Brecht has turned the Saints’ program into a perennial contender in the MAAC and beyond in just four years at the helm. In 2005, the women’s lacrosse team advanced to the MAAC Championship game for the first time in program history. Veteran men’s tennis coach Jim Serbalik was named MAAC Coach of the Year in 2007 after helping his young team to an improved MAAC finish, and head cross country coach Jim Bowles welcomes in a talented crop of recruits to join his progressing programs. The women’s tennis team won the MAAC title in 2006, and senior two-time MAAC player of the Year Sarah Mayer already owns the program record for singles victories. She was the first Siena athlete in any sport to be named MAAC Rookie of the Year, MAAC Player of the Year and MAAC Tournament MVP in 2006. Siena’s softball, field hockey, water polo and women’s swimming and diving programs are under the direction of second-year head coaches who have all four programs pointed in the right direction.

Facilities Most Siena teams make their homes on-campus, playing on the fields located behind the Marcelle Athletic Complex (MAC). In the spring of 2007, the department opened a multiple-purpose, artificial turf, outdoor athletic facility which will serve as a venue for Siena lacrosse, field hockey and soccer in addition to intramurals. Inside the Marcelle Athletic Complex, Siena student-athletes have all the amenities to ensure their abilities to compete at the Division I level. Many student-athletes enjoyed the benefits of a recent expansion to the field house. The expansion, dedicated in July of 2004, features four “team rooms,” as well as the Turchi Theater for film review and scouting. The men’s and women’s basketball locker rooms were also restructured as part of the project. The women’s basketball and volleyball teams play their home contests on UHY Court at the 4,000-seat Alumni Recreation Center (ARC), which received a cosmetic facelift during the summer of 2006. Siena’s men’s basketball team makes its home at the Times Union Center in downtown Albany. The Times Union Center is a regionally acclaimed facility billed as Upstate New York’s premier sports and entertainment destination. Since its full-time move to the Times Union Center prior to the 1996-97 season, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams’ attendances have soared into the top-80 in the country.

Academic Support Siena prides itself in its student-athletes’ success academically. A full-time academic advisor is on hand to provide assistance for student-athletes, helping in class scheduling and tutorial services. In 2002, an assistant advisor was hired to assist with the NCAA’s Champs Life Skills initiative—known as S.A.IN.T.S. (Supporting Athletes in Their Success) at Siena. The department’s major undertaking in the summer of 2004 was the construction of a new study hall facility for the exclusive use of student-athletes. The study lounge is located on the second floor of the MAC and includes all the amenities and technological resources needed to assure the continued academic success for Siena’s studentathletes. The lounge is being redesigned this year. In addition, the technologically advanced J. Spencer and Patricia Standish library, which opened in 2000, serves as a scenic backdrop to the baseball field and is a short walk from any point on campus.

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Freshman • Shortstop R/R • 5-10 • 185 Powder Springs, Ga./ McEachern

Freshman • Second Base R/R • 6-0 • 180 Stratford, Conn./Bunnell

Senior • Outfield Senior • Outfield R/R • 5-9 • 170 R/R • 5-7 • 160 Norton, Mass./Bishop Feehan Revere, Mass./Stoneham

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Anthony Giansanti

Junior • Outfield R/L • 5-9 • 170 Clifton Park, N.Y./ Shenendehowa

Junior • Outfield R/R • 5-10 • 195 Montville, Conn./Montville

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Kyle Hudson

William Cardona

Eric Mruczek

Junior • Catcher R/R • 5-9 • 200 Mount Laurel, N.J./Lenape

Sophomore • Outfield R/R • 5-9 • 175 Beltsville, Md./St. Anselm’s Abbey

Freshman • Shortstop R/R • 6-0 • 175 Brooklyn,N.Y./Bishop Ford

Senior • Outfield Freshman • Second Base R/R • 6-1 • 210 R/R • 5-9 • 165 Batavia, N.Y./Univ. of Buffalo Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East

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Sophomore • Outfield Senior • Catcher R/R • 5-10 • 170 S/R • 6-0 • 200 Derry, N.H./Pinkerton Academy Wall, N.J./CBA

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Freshman • LH Pitcher R/L • 6-2 • 156 North Syracuse, N.Y./ Bishop Ludden

Sophomore • Third Base R/R • 5-9 • 185 Kennesaw, Ga./Kennesaw Mountain

Freshman • LH Pitcher L/L • 6-0 • 217 Cape May Court House, N.J./ Middle Township

Freshman • RH Pitcher R/R • 6-1 • 202 Binghamton, N.Y./ Chenango Valley

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Junior • Catcher Freshman • Outfield Senior • LH Pitcher L/R • 6-3 • 210 R/R • 6-1 • 170 R/L • 5-11 • 171 Chatsworth, Calif./Moorpark JC Albany, N.Y./Colonie Central State College, Pa./State College Area

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Sophomore • RH Pitcher R/R • 6-0 • 191 Windsor, Conn./Northwest Catholic

Freshman • RH Pitcher R/R • 6-3 • 204 Woodstock, Ga./Etowah

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Sophomore • RH Pitcher R/R • 5-10 • 175 Roswell, Ga./Lassiter

Senior • RH Pitcher R/R • 6-1 • 233 Ottawa, Ontario/Hillcrest

Freshman • RH Pitcher R/R • 6-5 • 180 Albany, N.Y./Guilderland

Senior • RH Pitcher R/R • 6-1 • 230 North Bellmore, N.Y./ Chaminade

Junior • RH Pitcher R/R • 6-2 • 218 Wantagh, N.Y./Kellenburg

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