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

06/14/2017

Drpich Named First Team All-Region

Siena Slugger Earns ABCA/Rawlings Recognition

05/31/2017

Drpich Denoted ECAC First Team All-Star

Siena Slugger One of Two MAAC Standouts Named to First Team

05/23/2017

Baseball Ties Program Record With Three First Team All-MAAC Honorees

Four Saints Earn All-MAAC Acclaim Overall

05/19/2017

Saints Season Ends With Split at Marist

Swain Caps Career With Game-Winning Hit in Season Finale

05/12/2017

Comeback Kids

Saints Rally Late to Score Vital Series Win at Niagara

05/22/2017

Baseball at Marist (5/19/17)

Baseball at Marist (5/19/17)

04/30/2017

Baseball Senior Day vs. Iona (4/30/17)

Baseball Senior Day vs. Iona (4/30/17)

04/18/2017

Baseball vs. Monmouth (4/8/17)

Baseball vs. Monmouth (4/8/17)

04/09/2017

Baseball vs. Monmouth (4/9/17)

Baseball vs. Monmouth (4/9/17)

02/24/2017

Baseball vs. Pitt at Historic Dodgertown (2/24/17)

Baseball vs. Pitt at Historic Dodgertown (2/24/17)

ROSSI ON DRPICH:
    “Joe was beset by injury last year, but when he's in the lineup he is one of the top hitters in the conference as indicated by his selection to the All-Conference Team. He continues to be a force in the lineup. He will again be counted on to supply the much needed offense for the coming season.”

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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