Jernigan, Rizzie Each Crush Three-Run Homeruns
Moore Belts Second Homerun Of Season In Game Two
Nittoli Pitches Seven Scoreless Innings.
Four Xavier Batters Posted Multi-Hit Efforts
Nitttoli's Seven Innings and Bruening's Bat Make Winning Combination.
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
2014: Primarily used as a late-game defensive replacement in centerfield and second base, seeing action in 45 games with 21 starts ... Registered first career RBI in Xavier's 16-1 win at Georgia State ... Belted first homerun of career to help XU defeat Illinois, 6-2 ... Posted two five-game hitting streaks ... Started all three games of Xavier's series with Villanova, helping the Musketeers sweep the Wildcats with hits in each of the games.
2013: Redshirt year.
Prior to Xavier: Three-year varsity letter winner at Turpin High School in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Had a batting average of .467 and 28 RBI's his senior year ... Prep honors include 2012 FAVC Player of the Year, 2012 all-city and First Team All-FAVC in 2010 and 2012.
Personal: Business undecided major ... Born July 30, 1993 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Son of John Morton and Perri Morton.