5  Anthony Italiano
Anthony Italiano


Sayville, N.Y.

High School:
St. Anthony's

Last College:
Boston College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185



2014: Led America East in baserunners thrown out (18)...appeared in 34 games behind the dish, 28 of which were starts...hit .225 with six doubles and 11 RBI...went 1-for-4 and drove in a run at Florida International (Feb. 21)...threw two runners out on attempted steals vs. Saint Louis (March 2)...had a sacrifice fly vs. Bryant (April 5)...bashed three hits, including a double, and drove in two runs at Iona (April 8)...doubled and tripled and drove in three runs in 5-1 win over Hartford (May 16)...named to America East Championship All-Tournament team.

2013: Appeared in 52 games at catcher...hit three home runs and had 21 RBI...ranked third on the team in doubles (8)...threw out 44% of base stealers from behind the plate (37-for-84), second-best in America East...named second-team All-America East...doubled and drove in two runs as Stony Brook narrowly lost to No. 1 North Carolina 9-8 (3/24)...went 4-for-5 with three RBI, including the game-winner in a 5-4, 10-inning victory over Fairleigh Dickinson (3/14)...went for 4-for-8 with a home run and three RBI in a doubleheader split with Binghamton (3/23)...hit a three-run homer in an 8-0 win over UMBC (3/30)...was 2-for-4 with two runs scored, including the game-winner in the 11th inning, in a win over Hartford (4/14)...homered and drove in five runs in a win over Albany (5/12).

2012:Had two hits in three at-bats at Yale (3/17) ... tallied a hit and two RBI at Columbia (3/23) ... tallied two hits and an RBI against Iona (4/10) ... drove in a run in a back-to-back game against Hatford (4/21) and Fairfield (4/25) ... went 1-for-2 with a run scored in win over UMBC (5/12).

2011: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

2010 (Boston College): Appeared in 14 games and earned a start against Florida Atlantic (2/27) ... made 13 plate appearances and was hit by a pitch.

High School:ESPN RISE Magazine All-Area New York Metro ... named team captain and MVP as a senior ... served two seasons as captain ... named to the Suffolk County All-Star Team.