GENERAL: One of the team’s best defensive players, DelVecchio adds depth and experience to the Saints’ young outfield...Very strong arm and great range have saved many runs for the Green and Gold the past few seasons...A capable offensive player with good patience and instincts at the plate...Smart base runner with good knowledge of the game.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 21 games, starting four...Highlight performance came in an 8-1 win at Canisius when he launched a home run...scored three runs, collected three hits and compiled four RBI in 27 at bats...Walked twice and made 13 put outs in the outfield for the Green and Gold.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 39 games, starting 29...Hit .310 at home and .286 with runners in scoring position...Reached base in over 30% of plate appearances...Recorded three outfield assists.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw limited action batting .316...In Siena debut at Iona (3/26), he recorded a pinch hit RBI double off the right field wall.
IN HIGH SCHOOL: Started for three years at Norwalk, earning All-Area honors each season...Voted MVP in 1999 after leading his team in RBI and stolen bases.
ROSSI ON DELVECCHIO: “Chris has the most experience of our outfielders and we will count on his leadership throughout the season. He is a consistent defensive player and capable hitter as well.”
STRENGTHS: Arm, Glove, Patience