|Brett Connors 2
GENERAL: Skilled utility man with a great upside who figures to battle for playing time from the start...Figures to contribute on both sides of the field, and can play a variety of positions...Coaching staff was pleased with his quick adjustment to college baseball this fall.
BEFORE SIENA: Received All League junior (2011) and senior (2012) years and honorable mention as a sophomore year (2010)...Named to the Triple Crown All Northeast Offensive Team 2011, Perfect Game Northeast Top-40 Prospect 2011, Rawlings 2011 Top Prospect Team...Team captain as a senior...Batted .491 with a .571 on-base percentage and .702 slugging percentage as a junior...Also lettered in soccer earning Most Improved Player of Year Award for conference championship team as a sophomore (2009).
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw limited action, making three starts and 12 appearances... Was one of three Saints with a perfect fielding percentage for the season.
ROSSI ON CONNORS: "Brett is coming off a spring where he saw limited playing time. He will battle six others for playing time. If he can show improvement he might see more playing time at either 3rd or 2nd base."
GETTING TO KNOW BRETT CONNORS:
My favorite class at Siena is: Astronomy
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Basketball.
If I didn't play baseball, I would: Play basketball.
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Paris, for the food.
My biggest fear is: Spiders.
Professional Athlete: Derek Jeter
Song: Country Girl
Actor/Actress: Mark Wahlberg
Lucky Number: 6