Joe  Drpich
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Joe Drpich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Salem, NY

High School:
John Jay Cross River

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 289

Position:
INF

05/25/2018

Quinnipiac Walks Off to End Baseball’s MAAC Tournament Run

Saints Suffer Heartbreaking Defeat to End 2018 Season

05/25/2018

Saints Stave Off Elimination, Oust Marist

Drpich Homers Twice, Knocks in Four as Saints Advance to Face Quinnipiac

05/24/2018

Saints Split on First Day of MAAC Baseball Championships

Monmouth Pushes Baseball to Brink

05/22/2018

Siena Baseball Honored at MAAC Awards Banquet

First Team Selections Madonna, Miller Headline Siena Awardees

05/21/2018

Drpich Earns Final MAAC Player of the Week Honor

Senior Slugger Secures Second Weekly Award This Season

05/06/2018

Baseball Senior Day (5/6/18)

Baseball Senior Day (5/6/18)

05/04/2018

Baseball vs. Abilene Christian (4/28/18)

Baseball vs. Abilene Christian (4/28/18)

04/09/2018

Baseball vs. Manhattan (4/8/18)

Baseball vs. Manhattan (4/8/18)

03/11/2018

Baseball at UCF (3/11/18)

Baseball at UCF (3/11/18)

02/17/2018

Baseball at Florida (2/16/18)

Baseball at Florida (2/16/18)

ROSSI ON DRPICH:
    “The pleasant surprise return of perennial All-conference performer and one of the top hitters in the conference, Joe has the staff excited about the possible offensive capability of this squad. He continues to be a force in the lineup as indicated by being first in batting average, RBI’s and home runs. He will again be counted on to supply the much needed offense for the coming season.”

AS A JUNIOR:
  • 2016-17 Siena College Male Student Athlete of the Year
  • ABCA Rawlings All-Northeast Region, ECAC, and MAAC First Team selection
  • Led the MAAC with a .577 slugging percentage
  • Ranked second in the conference in both home runs (10) and RBI (46), was tied for third in total bases (105), and stood fifth in average (.346)
  • In 24 MAAC contests, he led the league in average (.419), hits (39), total bases (67) and slugging percentage (.720), while ranking second in both home runs (six) and RBI (29)
  • Recorded both a 20-game on-base and a 14-game hitting streak, and led the Saints with 12 multiple RBI performances
  • Homered in four consecutive games while driving in nine runs vs. Dartmouth (Apr. 26) and Iona (Apr. 29-30)
  • Tripled and drove in season-high five runs at Manhattan (Apr. 1)

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Second Team All-MAAC selection
  • Ranked tied for sixth in the MAAC in home runs (seven), and knocked in 34 runs despite missing final month of season due to injury
  • Tallied 11 multi-hit and eight multiple RBI efforts
  • Reached base safely in all five plate appearances, going 2-for-2 with three walks, two runs scored, a home run, and a season-high five RBI at George Mason (Mar. 13)
  • Recorded 5-for-6 effort with four RBI in extra-inning win at Army West Point (Mar. 29)

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • 2015 MAAC Rookie of the Year
  • MAAC Tournament Team selection
  • 2015 Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
  • Batted .301 with a team-high nine home runs and 32 RBI in 42 games played
  • His .21 home runs per game were tops in the MAAC and ranked 75th nationally
  • Was named MAAC Rookie of the Week a conference-best three times
  • His .581 slugging percentage ranked fourth in the MAAC and 90th nationally. He ranked seventh in the conference with a .405 on-base percentage.
  • His two-out, three-run home run in sixth inning propelled Siena to 5-4 MAAC Tournament win over top seed Rider (May 20)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Lettered four years in baseball and three years in basketball at John Jay Cross River
  • Named All-League as a junior and senior and Honorable Mention All-Section as a senior
  • Selcted MSG Varsity 2014 All-Star
  • Named LoHud (Lower Hudson) Second Team All-Star and received the Basketball Sportsmanship and John Jay Booster Award

GETTING TO KNOW JOE DRPICH:


Nickname: The Big Show
Major: Undecided Arts
Twitter handle: @thebigshow32
Instagram: joedrpich
Another Siena sport I follow: Women's Cross Country
My biggest fear: Snakes
My hobbies are: Hunting
My biggest fan: My grandfather
My before game routine: None
Person I look up to the most: Miguel Cabrera
Three words to describe me: Large, motivated, hardworking
If I could meet anyone it would be: Miguel Cabrera
Position I always wanted to try: Centerfield
I picked my uniform number because: It was the only size that fit
My dream car: 2015 dodge 2500 pickup

Favorites...
Vacation spot: Cancun
Twitter account to follow: Earl Dibbles Jr.
Sports team: Yankees
Flavor ice cream: Cookies and Cream
App: Clash of Clans
Food: Cheeseburger
Movie: Blind Side
Song: This by Darius Rucker
Pro team: Yankees
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio

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