Duo Helped Xavier To A Third-Place Finish In Nashville Regional
Klever, Rizzie, Bruening Have Big Days To Lead Musketeers
Musketeers Are In Four-Team Regional With Vandy, Oregon And Clemson
The Musketeers Face Vanderbilt On Friday, May 30
Elliott Named Tournament's Most Outstanding Player
Oregon defeated Xavier in extra innings in the NCAA Nashville Regional.
Pictures from Xavier's meeting with Clemson in the 2014 NCAA Regionals in Nashville, Tenn.
Pictures from Xavier's 2014 NCAA Regional meeting with Vanderbilt. The Musketeers fell, 11-0, in the contest.
Photographs from Xavier baseball's 5-0 win over Creighton in the BIG EAST Championship.
Pictures from Xavier baseball's 8-2 win over St. John's in the BIG EAST Baseball Championship.
2014 Nashville Regional All-Tournament Team
2014: Closed season by earning a spot on the Nashville Regional All-Tournament Team after going 5-for-12 with five RBIs and three runs scored in Xavier's three games in the NCAA Tournament ... Cracked a three-run bomb against No. 2-seed Oregon and went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs in Xavier's 6-4 victory versus No. 3-seeded Clemson in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament ... Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team after helping Xavier win the championship with two hits and an RBI in the Musketeers win over Creighton in the title game on FOX Sports 1 ... Tabbed All-BIG EAST First Team and College Sports Madness BIG EAST All-Conference First Team after hitting .307 with 41 runs scored, 38 RBIs, 16 doubles (t-3rd BIG EAST) and five homers ... Twice named College Sports Madness BIG EAST Player of the Week ... Picked up accolade, to go along with a BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll mention, on April 21 after going 5-for-8 with five RBIs and three runs in Xavier's weekend series at Butler ... Earned award second time on Mar. 3 following a 4-for-6 showing at Dayton that included two homers, two doubles, four RBIs and four runs scored ... Went 5-for-12 in weekend series at Seton Hall to grab a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on May 12 ... Also nabbed a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on April 7 after posting seven hits, four RBIs and five runs scored in a sweep Georgetown.Game-by-Game Statistics
2013: Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Played in 30 games and earned 28 starts ... Hit .283 during his freshman campaign, including a .298 average during conference play ... Registered 12 RBIs and scored 15 runs ... Connected on a triple against Dayton and drove in a run ... In the following game against the Flyers, went 2-for-4 at the plate with three RBIs and a run scored ... Hit first-career home run against Charlotte, while also driving in two runs and scoring once ... Picked up a hit and RBI against top-seed Saint Louis in the Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship.
Prior to Xavier: Two-year varsity letter winner at Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, Illinois ... Had a .375 batting average his senior year...was the recipient of Southwest Suburban all-conference title and all-area title ... Helped his team to regional and sectional championships.
Personal: Marketing major ... Born November 26, 1993 in Orland Park, Illinois ... Son of Jeffrey and Kelly Rizzie.