Fairfield Baseball BIO
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Michael Conti
Player Profile:
Michael Conti 1795365
Position: Infielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glastonbury, Conn.
High School: Glastonbury

2016: MAAC All-Tournament Team…NIEBA Division I Player of the Week (5/17)…Was the team’s leading hitter for the majority of the season and finished second on the squad with a .335 batting average…Was one of the most underrated hitters in the conference, finishing 10th in average (.335) and 10th in on-base-percentage (.426)…Team’s leading hitter in MAAC games, hitting at a .377 clip…Also had the highest team batting average against lefties (.386)…Reached base in 27-straight games, the longest streak on the team, in a stretch that was snapped in the NCAA Tournament (4/12 – 6/3)…Reached base at least once in 42 of the 46 games he played and finished second on the team with a .426 on-base-percentage…Became the first Stag in five years to score five runs in a single game, doing so in the Championship Game against Siena (5/28)…Had a clutch home run in the ninth inning in the series opening win against Monmouth (5/14)…Defensively, had 156 assists which was fourth on the single season list.

2015: Had a breakout season for the Stags, registering a career-high in every offensive category…Finished fourth on the team with a .273 average, 59 points higher than last season…Recorded an on base percentage of .361, the third best on the Stags…Had a career-high nine game hitting streak, hitting .400 (12-for-30) during that span…Nearly slugged as many hits during that nine game stretch than he had all of 2014 (15)…Knocked in a RBI in every game of the Saint Peter’s series…Drew a walk in five-straight road games, including each outing at Canisius…Had three different three-hit games: at UCF (3/15), at Hartford (3/25), and vs Sacred Heart (4/28)…Also scored the game-tying run against Hartford in the ninth inning.

Summer League: Played for the Riverhead Tomcats of the Hamptons League in Summer 2014.

2014: Appeared in 43 games, making 19 starts … Picked up 15 hits, scored eight runs, and drove in five … Went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored against NYIT … Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs scored in series opener at St. Peter’s … Went 1-for-2 at St. John’s … Collected first collegiate hit at Delaware … Drove in first collegiate run at George Mason … Made collegiate debut at North Florida.

High School: Earned four varsity letters as a shortstop at Glastonbury High School ... Three-time All-CCC North selection ... HIt .330 and went errorless in the field as a senior captain ... Named to the All-Academic Team all four year ... Member of the National Honor Society as well as the Science National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Joe and Janine Conti ... Has two siblings ... Volunteered at Precious Pup Rescue ... Major is  bioengineering.
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