Five Players Had Sensational Summers
Nittoli Belts Sixth Home Run Of The Season
Elwell Connects On First-Career Homer, Saves Home Run
Paligraf, Eberhardt, Chidemo Finish With Two RBIs Each
Saturday's Game To Be Held At Victory Field In Indianapolis
Xavier mounted a come-from-behind effort that included a four-run seventh inning and walk-off win on an error in the ninth. The Musketeers earned the series win in the final game of the season.
Xavier trailed 3-0 but battled back to take game two of the three-game Atlantic 10 series against Charlotte.
XU vs. Toledo
2013: Played in 37 contests, earning nine starts on the year ... Started the first three games of the A-10 Championship ... Made a spectacular running catch that ended with a flip over the right-field railing in XU's opening round win of the Atlantic 10 Championship over 5th-seeded GW that resulted in the No. 9 play on ESPN's Sports Center Top 10 ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the Musketeers' 7-6 win over No. 1 St. Louis in A-10 Tourney ... Scored three runs, two RBIs and two hits against St. Bonaventure.
2012: Started 47 times in 53 games played ... Hit .279 on the season with 27 runs scored and 17 RBI's ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the season-opener at No. 3 North Carolina ... Combined for four hits, two RBIs and two runs scored in a pair of games against Michigan ... Had a 3-for-4 performance against Sacred Heart ... Connected on a pair of hits to drive in a season-high four runs and scored twice versus Western Illinois ... Had a pair of hits and scored twice against Charlotte ... Collected four hits and scored a pair of runs in the weekend series at Richmond ... Batted .500 (6-for-12) in the Rhode Island series, while driving in four runs and scoring three times ... Went on a season-high 10-game hitting streak that started in the final game of the Fordham series (April 29) and lasted through the second game against St. Joe's (May 18).
2011: Played in 18 games in 2011 and earned a .333 batting average ... Posted a career-high in hits and runs with four of each against Yale (March 6).
Prior to Xavier: Three-year varsity member of both baseball and football teams ... Received All-Section baseball honors for two years ... Had 20 stolen bases and 20 hits two years in a row ... Had a .500 batting average his senior year ... Lead his conference in runs and hitting percentage his senior year ... Senior year baseball team amassed a 25-4 record under head coach Kurt Wolfe ... Awarded All-Conference honors in football senior year ... First-team academic All-Conference honoree as well.
Personal: Public relations major ... Born Jan. 3, 1991 in Peoria, Ill. ... Was high school teammates with current XU baseball player Vinny Nottoli ... Father played baseball at Lincoln College and Illinois Weslyan ... Parents are Tye and Elizabeth Elliot