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John Signore
Player Profile:
John Signore 2595343
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 230
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Wallingford, Conn.
High School: Xavier

2016: MAAC Rookie of the Week (5/3)…Had one of the most impressive freshman campaigns in the conference, finishing tied for third with a 2.90 ERA and ninth in innings pitched…Started his career as the Fairfield closer and had a dominant debut by striking out five of the first six hitters he faced against Delaware State (2/27)…A pitcher with pinpoint control, he led the entire nation in both fewest walks per nine innings and strikeout-to-walk ration for several weeks during the season…Finished fourth in the country in fewest walks per nine innings (0.86) and seventh in strikeout-to-walk ratio (7.33)…Did not allow a walk for the first 28 innings of his collegiate career and struck out 24 batters during those seven appearances…Became the first MAAC freshman of the year to throw nine innings, allowing just a first inning run at Manhattan (4/29)…Became the first MAAC freshman since the turn of the century to get the win in a Championship clinching game, throwing seven innings against Siena (5/28).

BEFORE FAIRFIELD: Named to the All-SCC All-Quinnipiac team in 2013, seeing time as a starter and reliever during his time with Xavier… In the SCC Semifinals in 2014, helped Xavier defeat the defending champions Amity, by throwing 5.2 innings and striking out seven… Ended up winning the 2014 SCC Championship… Closed games for Xavier, giving the squad their first win of the season in 2015 after striking out two hitters to end the game against West Haven with the tying runs on base… Team captain during senior season.

PERSONAL: Born on August 28, 1997…Parents are Teresa and Stephen… Father Stephen is a Fairfield graduate… Sister Stacie was a catcher for the Central Connecticut State softball team… Has five siblings…Major is accounting.

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