|High School:||Daniel Hand|
2012: One of two players to start all 58 games...Northeast-10 Second Team selection...batting .296 with school-record nine home runs...knocked in 47 runs on the season...hit safely in the season’s first 10 games, batting .450 over that span...named NCBWA Regional and Northeast-10 Player of the Week after batting .625 with two home runs and 12 RBI in the season’s first four games...went 2-5 with two RBI in a win over nationally-ranked Nova Southeastern (3/6)...homered in a win at Saint Thomas Aquinas (3/17)...went 3-5 in a win at Assumption (3/25)...eighth-inning home run tied game against Stonehill 5-5 in an eventual 6-5 walkoff victory (4/15)...went 2-4 with a home run and three RBI in a setback at Franklin Pierce (4/17)...finished 3-6 with a home run and four RBI in a doubleheader sweep of UMass Lowell (4/28)...finished 2-3 with an RBI and two runs scored in SNHU’s 4-3 win over Le Moyne in the East Region title game (5/20)…drove in the game-winning run in a 3-2 win over Minnesota State at the College World Series with a seventh inning sac fly (5/26)…knocked in three runs in an loss to eventual national champion West Chester (5/28)…went 2-4 in a season-ending loss to Minnesota State (5/30).
2011: Played in 17 games with seven starts…batted .212 with two home runs and eight RBI…went 1-4 with an RBI in the season opener at Wilmington (2/26)…homered in a win at Saint Rose (4/16)…went 2-4 with a grand slam in a 15-7 win over Bentley (4/29).
2010: Appeared in 25 games and was in the starting lineup 16 times…batted .224 with a pair of home runs and seven runs driven in…belted his first collegiate home run against Merrimack (3/9)…drove in a pair of runs in a win over Saint Michael’s (3/19)…had a pair of RBI against Barry (3/23)…drove in two runs apiece in back-to-back wins over UMass Lowell (3/31) and Saint Michael’s (4/2)…also homered against the Purple Knights.
High School/Personal: 2009 graduate of Daniel Hand HS where he lettered in both baseball and basketball...son of Nancy Minucci and the late Bob Minucci...lists the New York Yankees as his favorite team and Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete...Sport Management major.