3  Diane Caruso
Diane  Caruso

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Middletown, N.Y.

High School:
Minisink Valley

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Major:
Journalism


04/14/2016

Together We Transform Thursday: April 14, 2016

Stony Brook, We Have a Coach – Baseball, Softball Streaking

11/24/2014

Get Your RED On Minute - Season 5, Episode 9

Interviews with a pair of #Seawolves who made Island FCU Arena Tip-Off Weekend special

11/07/2014

Get Your RED On Minute - Season 5, Episode 8

Two members of the Stony Brook football team talk about its No. 1 ranked FCS defense.

11/01/2014

Get Your RED On Minute - Season 5, Episode 7

Two volleyball players discuss their team goals and their individual records.

10/24/2014

Get Your RED On Minute - Season 5, Episode 6

Check in with the #Seawolves Basketball teams on Media Day

2016: 
Led the team with 40 rbi en route to being named first team all-conference...also placed on the America East All-Academic Team...drove in two of Stony Brook's three runs in win over Saint Joseph's on Feb. 21...went 2-for-3 with two runs and a double in win over Columbia on Feb. 27...went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and two rbi at Florida Gulf Coast on Mar. 4...had two hits, including a two-run home run at Fairfield on Mar. 17...had two hits in win over Holy Cross on Mar. 18...hit a two-run inside-the-park home run in 2-1 win over Holy Cross on Mar. 19...went 2-for-4 with a homer and four rbi in win at UMBC on Mar. 25...had a run-scoring double vs. Fairleigh Dickinson on Apr. 5...hit a home run and had two rbi in win over Hartford on Apr. 10...homered vs. Sacred Heart on Apr. 13...had a home run and two rbi in win at UMass Lowell on Apr. 16...had two hits and three rbi in win over UMass Lowell on Apr. 17...went 2-for-2 with a two-run homer in victory over Hofstra on Apr. 19...notched three hits and two rbi vs. LIU Brooklyn on Apr. 20...had two hits and a double vs. Binghamton on Apr. 23...added an rbi double vs. the Bearcats the following day...homered twice and drove in five in win over Albany on May 6...added three more rbi vs. the Great Danes on senior day on May 7...had two hits and a double in the America East Tournament vs. Binghamton on May 12...had two hits and two rbi in tournament game vs. Albany on May 13.

2015:
Enjoyed a breakout junior season, finishing third on the team in rbi (29) and tied-for-fourth in home runs (6)...named to the America East All-Tournament team after driving in five runs in four games...went 3-for-4 in a win vs. Bethune Cookman on Feb. 20...went 2-for-4 with her first career home run vs. Oakland on Feb. 21...went 3-for-4 with three rbi and a home run vs. Siena on Feb. 28...had a home run and four rbi in win vs. Binghamton on Apr. 7...had three hits and two rbi in five at-bats vs. Sacred Heart on Apr. 7...hit a grand slam in a win over Albany on Apr. 28...had two hits and two rbi in the America East Championship game vs. Binghamton on May 9.

2014:
Played in 19 games, starting 10 ... hit .214 with four RBIs ... RBI and a run scored at Quinnipiac on Apr. 17 ... pinch-hit single vs. Hofstra on Apr. 10 ... went 2-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored in three-game series vs. Hartford ... pinch-hit single vs. Albany on Mar. 22 ... had a double and two RBIs vs. Liberty on Mar. 2 ... recorded two at-bats at Kennesaw State on Feb. 22.

2013:
Saw action in four games and hit .400 (2-for-5) with one run scored ... had a pinch-hit single against Louisiana-Monroe on Mar. 10 ... singled against Florida A&M on Mar. 10.

High School:
Four-year letterwinner at Minisink Valley High School for head coach Bruce Guyette ... also lettered in track and field and soccer ... named captain of the softball team in 2012 ... named All-District second team in 2011 and first team in 2012 ... named team MVP from 2010-12. .. named an MSG Varsity top 10 player in the Hudson Valley in 2011 and '12 and fourth-team All-State in 2012 ... led team to conference co-championships in 2011 and '12 .. .member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:
Diane Victoria Caruso ... born March 3, 1994 in New York City ... daughter of Tom Caruso and Amada Santana ... majoring in journalism.

Caruso Fun Facts:
Favorite car: Mustang ... favorite sport other than softball: Football ... favorite TV show: SportsCenter ... favorite movie: Anchorman ... favorite musician: Jason Aldean ... most impressive person I've ever met: Lady Antebellum.

Caruso's Career Statistics
YEAR GP/GS AVG. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP OBP% FLD% SB/ATT
2016 52/52 .340 150 29 51 12 0 9 40 90 .600 14 12 .435 .980 1/1
2015 43/41 .256 129 15 33 6 0 6 29 57 .442 5 3 .297 .977 3/4
2014 19/10 .214 28 5 6 3 0 0 4 9 .321 2 4 .353 .800 0/0
2013 4/1 .400 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 .400 0 0 .400 .000 0/0
TOTAL 118/104 .295 312 50 92 21 0 15 73 158 .506 21 19 .365 .969 4/5