GENERAL: Local product who will compete for playing time behind the dish...Can contribute on both sides of the field...If he hits up to his potential, his bat will be tough to keep out of lineup.
BEFORE SIENA: Named Suburban Council Player of the Year and 4th Team All-State as a senior...Selected to Suburban Council First Team as a junior and Honorable Mention as a sophomore...Recipient of the Principals Award, the Hank Caputo Award and the Niskayuna High School Athletic Leadership Award.
ROSSI ON HOFFMAN: "Dave is coming off a fine fall when he made a real good defensive showing. He has all the tools to become an outstanding catcher and hitter. He will be vying for playing time along with two seniors and one freshman. If he continues to hit he may see time in the outfield and at DH."
GETTING TO KNOW DAVE HOFFMAN:
Major: History Education
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Basketball
What I like most about Siena baseball: The brotherhood.
What I like most about Coach: His knowledge of the game.
If I didn't play baseball, I would: Live in Utah and ski.
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Kyle Baldani, because we are both local and play catcher.
The funniest player on the team is: Mike Fish, because of his variety of impersonations.
The best piece of advice I have gotten is: To never think too much.