|Lou Gattozzi 20
GENERAL...An outstanding hitter, who can contribute at various infield positions...Will likely make the transition to second base this season and be a regular in the middle of the lineup...Hits with power and consistency to all fields.
AS A FRESHMAN...Played in 33 games, starting 22...Batted .299 with 23 hits in 77 at bats...Named MAAC Rookie of the Week (5/10) after batting .667 and registered a .778 slugging percentage in three wins over Saint Peter's that propelled the Saints to a second place tie in the MAAC standings...Batted .333 in 45 at bats in MAAC games...Went 4-for-5 with four runs scored in win over Fairfield (4/15).
IN HIGH SCHOOL...Selected First Team All-Conference and Second team All-County as a junior and senior at Saint Edward...Also named Most Outstanding Hitter on team as junior and senior.
ROSSI ON GATTOZZI..."Lou is a versatile infielder who can play all the infield positions. He will be used initially as a backup, but his keen knowledge of the game will ear him quality innings as he becomes adjusted to the college game.