Daniel  Rizzie

Daniel Rizzie


Orland Park, Ill.

High School:
Carl Sandburg

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195



2014 Nashville Regional All-Tournament Team
2014 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
2014 All-BIG EAST First Team
2014 College Sports Madness BIG EAST All-Conference First Team
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
2013 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
3x BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
2x College Sports Madness BIG EAST Player of the Week

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.

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.


2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2014 Game-by-Game Statistics
2013 Game-by-Game Statistics