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Steve Castellani   5
Steve Castellani

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Massapequa Park, N.Y.

High School:
Massapequa

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
Catcher

Birthdate:
05/28/1980


GENERAL: A stable offensive force who has always responded when given the opportunity. The everyday DH, Castellani is a capable run producer and hits for average. A valuable member of the Siena squad, Castellani is a reserve catcher who can play the infield as well.

STRENGTHS: Versatility, Dependability, Offensive Production

AS A JUNIOR: Castellani transformed from a role player to an everyday starter and consistent producer for the Siena offense this season. In 30 games played, he boasted a .265 batting average and has driven in 11 runs. Castellani has scored 15 runs and compiled seven doubles while reaching base in over 37% of his plate appearances. Ended the season with a slugging percentage of .403.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 26 games both behind the plate and at second base. Compiled a .213 batting average and stole three bases. Had an impressive game against Hartford (4/19) going 2-3 with a home run and two RBI in the Saints victory.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in only eight games, but hit .375 with five RBI. Best performance of '99 was a four-RBI day vs. Atlantic-10 foe Massachusetts, an 8-6 victory.

ROSSI ON CASTELLANI: "Steve will be called upon off the bench both at catcher and in the infield."

YEAR G AB H AVG R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
1999 7 8 3 .375 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 0
2000 26 61 13 .213 5 1 0 1 5 2 10 3
2001 30 68 18 .265 15 7 0 0 11 6 17 1
TOT 63 137 34 .248 20 8 0 1 21 9 29 4

TOP PERFORMANCES
STAT AGAINST (Most Recent)
At-Bats 5-Three Times(St. Peter's 4/28/01)
Hits 2-Seven Times (St. Peter's 4/29/01)
2B 2-St. Peter's(4/28/01)
HR 1-Hartford (4/19/00)
RBI 5-St. Peter's (4/28/01)
Stolen Bases 1-Three Times (St. Peter's 4/28/01)
Walks 1-Eight Times (Iona 5/12/01)
Strikeouts 2-Four Times (Rider 5/18/01)

CAREER NUMBERS
STAT # OF TIMES
Multi-Hit Games 7
Multi-RBI Games 3
4-RBI Games 1
5+ RBI Games 1
Longest Hitting Streak 5 Games
Current Hitting Streak 0 Games

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