Nittoli Belts Sixth Home Run Of The Season
Musketeers Finish Third In Final A-10 Tournament
Paligraf, Eberhardt, Chidemo Finish With Two RBIs Each
Musketeers, Colonials Meet For First Time In Conference Tourney
Musketeers Beat Butler 4-3 For Second-Straight Game
The Xavier baseball team is in the middle of the Atlantic 10 playoff hunt and needs a big result this weekend against George Washington.
Xavier knocked off Cincinnati in the first of a two-game mid-week series. A couple of big plays were the difference in the 4-1 victory.
Xavier trailed 3-0 but battled back to take game two of the three-game Atlantic 10 series against Charlotte.
XU vs. Toledo
2013: Earned 50 starts in 54 games played ... Starts were registered as catcher, first baseman and designated hitter ... Drove in 33 RBIs and scored 35 runs ... Hit home runs against Georgia Southern, Saint Louis and Rhode Island ... Scored three runs twice in the Evansville series and once versus St. Bonaventure ... Was a triple shy of hitting for the cycle at Saint Louis, registering a single in the first inning, a three-run home run in the third and a two-run double in fourth ... Hit a double in five of XU's last six games, including three of four in the A-10 Championship ... Scored four runs and drove in two more during Xavier's third-place effort in the A-10 Championship ... Finished season with an active 11-game reached-base streak.
2012: Saw action in 53 games and earned 51 starts ... Named A-10 Rookie of the Week for the week of Feb. 20 after going 5-for-7 at the plate, with five RBIs, two runs, a pair of doubles and three walks, against No. 3 North Carolina ... Hit .258 with 25 RBI and 23 runs scored ... Opened season against No. 3 North Carolina going a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with a double, two walks, three RBI's and a run scored ... Followed with another two hits, two RBI's and run scored in the series finale with UNC ... Picked up three hits and a pair of RBI against Northwestern ... Put together three-straight multi-hit games in a home-and-home against Miami (Ohio) and at Western Illinois ... Scored two runs and drove in an RBI in a three-hit performance against Richmond ... Had three hits against Cincinnati ... Went 5-for-13 in Xavier's series at La Salle ... Picked up a pair of hits and scored two runs against Ohio ... Drove in two runs against St. Joe's in the season finale.
Prior to Xavier: Four-year letter winner at Poway High School ... Played both catcher and third base ... Named 2009 team offensive MVP...2010 All-Palomar League Honorable Mention ... 2011 team defensive MVP ... 2011 Second-Team All-Palomar League...helped lead his high school to the 2010 CIF Division I finals.
Personal: Son of Charlie and Sonia Hasenbeck ... One sister, Erica ... Marketing major.