7 - Brandon Salerno
|High School:||Warren Area|
|Years at St. Bonaventure:||3L|
Senior co-captain ... enters his final campaign having started a staggering 130 consecutive games behind the plate for the Brown and White ... enjoyed a breakout season at the plate in 2008, setting season-highs in nearly every statistical category ... has led the Bonnies to three straight A-10 postseason appearances and has been the starting catcher for 83 victories. As A Junior (2008) - Game-By-Game Stats
Enjoyed a breakout season at the plate ... started every game at catcher for the second consecutive season ... posted career-highs in nearly every offensive category ... ranked third on the team with 57 hits en route a .294 batting average ... also chipped in 27 runs scored, 11 doubles and 35 RBI ... drew 24 walks to increase on-base percentage to .393 ... had a career-best 17 multi-hit games ... excelled at the plate with runners on base ... hit .338 (25-74) with runners in scoring position and finished second on the club with 18 two-out RBI ... threw out 30 percent (23-76) of stolen base attempts ... also picked off three runners at first base ... delivered a hit in 8 of the first 11 games ... put together a string of three straight multi hit games during spring break trip ... went 3-for-6 with two runs and two RBI in a win over Boston College (Mar. 1) ... went a combined 4-for-7 with a double and three runs scored over a doubleheader day against Lehigh and Notre Dame (Mar. 2) ... tied a season-high with three RBI in an upset-win at West Virginia (Mar. 11) during a 2-for-4 day at the plate that included a double ... began A-10 play with a two-hit and three-hit performance, respectively, in games two and three at Fordham (Mar. 21-22) ... batted .579 (11-19) with two doubles and six RBI during five-game home streak against Buffalo (Apr. 2) and Dayton (Apr. 5-6) ... extended hit streak to a season-high nine games with a hit in the next four contests ... went a perfect 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI in game two at Niagara (Apr. 8) ... tied a season-high with three RBI in final game against UMass (Apr. 12) ... drove in two runs in back-to-back games against Saint Louis (Apr. 19-20) ... came through with a hit in 7 of the last 10 games, including three multi-hit performances ... reached base five times while delivering a career-high four hits in a game two win at Richmond (May 16). As A Sophomore (2007) - Game-by-Game Stats
Started all 52 of the team's games behind the plate ... had a hit in 18 games, including five multi-hit performances ... finished with a .160 batting average on 25 hits ... saw other offensive numbers increase with 22 runs scored, six doubles, one home run and 14 RBI ... committed just five errors the entire season for a .986 fielding percentage ... seven of his 14 RBI came with two outs on 10 hits with runners in scoring position ... reached base nearly 36 percent (15-42) of the time when leading off an inning ... went 3-for-5 in non-conference tilt at West Virginia (Mar. 21) ... did most of his damage at the plate during A-10 action ... recorded six of his seven extra base hits and 11 of 14 RBI against A-10 foes ... batted .333 (3-9) with three runs and two RBI over first two games at George Washington (Apr. 5-6) ... smacked his lone homer of the season in game one against the Colonials ... contributed to a series sweep at La Salle (Apr. 28) by going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, three runs and two RBI in game two ... went 3-for-9 in Temple (May 17-19) series with two walks.
Started 37 games behind the plate ... won the No. 1 catcher job by late-season and started every game in the A-10 Tournament ... batted .232 on the year with one home run, five doubles and seven RBI ... turned in five multi-hit performances ... had a pair of four-game hit streaks ... was strong defensively with just two errors and a .991 fielding percentage ... started his career with five hits in first 14 at-bats ... finished with a hit in 14 of 26 A-10 games ... batted .333 (3-9) with first career triple, two runs and three RBI during three-game set vs. Xavier (Apr. 28-30) ... hit his first collegiate home run in loss to Richmond at McGraw-Jennings Field (May 20) ... had five hits in 19 at-bats (.263) in five A-10 Tournament games ... went 3-for-4 in A-10 Tournament win over Saint Louis (May 27). High School
As senior, led team to an 18-3 record and batted .485 with two home runs ... was named first team All-State and to the Region First Team ... Region MVP and Gold Glove Winner ... Salerno's junior season he was named a second team conference all-star. He batted .410 with 19 RBI, six doubles, three triples and one home run. His sophomore season, Salerno recorded a .405 batting average. Personal
Son of Karen Salerno ... also played football and basketball in high school ... business major.
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