|Hometown:||Woodcliff Lake, N.J.|
|High School:||Don Bosco Prep|
|Purritano's Career Statistics|
Career ranks upon graduating: 8th in triples, 12th in home runs, 16th in games played, 16th in RBIs, 20th in doubles.
Chosen as Dartmouth Teammate of the Year ... second on team with three home runs, third with 17 runs and 17 RBIs ... six multi-hit games ... drew a two-walk in the ninth as a pinch hitter before Dartmouth tied top-ranked Florida in an eventual 4-3, 12-inning defeat ... singled, walked, scored and drove in a run the next day against the Gators ... hit .316 (12-for-38) during the spring trip to Florida ... swatted solo homer against Bradley in a 2-for-4 performance ... reached base three times with two singles and a walk in a 5-4 victory over Lehigh ... collected a season-high three hits with a double and an RBI in first game at North Florida ... provided game’s lone run with an RBI single in a win at USF ... ripped a two-run triple againt Quinnipiac, the 10th three-bagger of his career ... doubled twice and drove in two runs versus UMass Lowell ... hit pinch-hit, two-run homer in the final frame of a 4-3 loss to Yale ... hit an RBI double and scored three times in the series finale against the Bulldogs, a 10-4 Big Green triumph ... singled and drove in a run in each game of the twinbill sweep at Harvard ... went 2-for-5 with a solo blast (that gave Dartmouth a brief 4-3 lead in the eighth) in his final college game, the Rolfe Division playoff at Yale. Preseason honor: second-team All-Ivy League by College Sports Madness.
Drafted in the 30th round by the Cincinnati Reds ... All-New England Second Team at designated hitter ... led the Ivy League with five triples ... also ranked among the top 10 in the conference in doubles (14, tied for fifth), RBI (30, seventh), walks (19, tied for eighth) and sacrifice flies (4, tied for second) ... topped the team in homers (3), triples, extra-base hits (22), RBIs, total bases (74) and slugging percentage (.500) ... second with 13 multi-hit games and first with seven multi-RBI games ... hit .396 (21-for-53) with nine doubles, a homer, nine runs and eight RBIs in his first 14 games ... twice hit two triples, tying the school record in a single game ... first hit of the season was a solo homer at 14th-ranked Texas A&M ... also smacked a two-run double in the final game of the series against the Aggies ... collected a career-high four hits in five trips to the plate against Northwestern ... went 3-for-4 with two runs against Bucknell in the first Big Green win of the year, 8-0 ... was 5-for-12 with two doubles, two runs and three walks in the four games at Cal State Northridge ... doubled twice in four at-bats in a 3-2 loss to UT Arlington ... his double, two runs and RBI aided Dartmouth in its 7-1 win at Cal Poly ... hit a two-run single in the first inning against Princeton, sending the Green to a 3-1 triumph ... doubled, homered and matched a career high with five RBIs in the 22-10 slugfest victory at Yale ... stole a base in each of the last two games against the Bulldogs ...tripled three times in a doubleheader at UMass Lowell, one of which broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth of the 6-5 win, another drove in two more in the 4-2 win in the nightcap ... drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth of the 8-7 win over Brown ... started four-run, seventh-inning rally to help Dartmouth finish a twinbill sweep versus Harvard with a 4-3 win … had three hits including two three-baggers versus Amherst ... belted a solo homer and drove in two more with sacrifice flies in the 10-7 loss against Columbia in the final game of the Ivy League Championship Series.
All-Ivy League Second Team at designated hitter ... tied for team lead with 26 RBIs ... hit .304 with team-best 13 RBIs in conference play ... got off to a slow start, then hit .320 over the final 21 games ... hit .378 with runners in scoring position and .579 in that situation with two out ... hit safely in all three games against Nebraska Omaha, going 4-for-11 with a double, three runs and three RBIs ... went 3-for-4 with a double and a walk in first game against 18th-ranked Kansas, then homered, walked twice, scored two runs and drove in one the next day ... delivered two-run single in the seventh to start a four-run rally in an eventual 5-4, 11-inning win over Cornell ... drove in both runs in a 2-1 victory at Boston College with a first-inning double, beginning a stretch of hitting safely in 15 of 17 games ... doubled, tripled and had a season-high three RBIs against Holy Cross the next day ... continued to pound Brown pitching, going 6-for-14 (.429) with two homers, four runs and five RBIs in the four-game series ... singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth, and homered in the eighth to provide the difference in a 3-2 win over the Bears in the series finale ... had five hits in 13 at-bats (.385) to go with two doubles and three RBIs in the crucial series sweep of Harvard ... tied game two in the sixth against the Crimson with an run-scoring double in an eventual 3-1 victory ... plated final two runs in the series-ending 5-3 win at Harvard ... scored two runs and drove in two more in the Rolfe Division playoff against Yale, an 11-4 Big Green triumph.
Ivy League and Dartmouth Rookie of the Year ... Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... first-team All-Ivy, All-New England and ABCA All-Region at DH ... three-time Ivy Rookie of the Week ... reached base safely in 29 of his 31 games with at least one hit in 26 contests ... fourth in the conference in batting average, second in slugging, sixth in on-base percentage ... even better in league play, tying for Ivy lead in homers while batting .368 ... also tied for fourth in triples and homers, plus sixth in RBIs ... collected first collegiate hit in opener at Minnesota ... hit safely in seven of his first eight games ... belted first home run in conference opener at Penn ... began 10-game hit streak with two RBI singles in a 6-1 win over Princeton ... scored season-high three times in 19-4 pummeling of Holy Cross ... absolutely battered Brown pitchers in four-game series, going 9-for-14 (.643) with four homers, a double, triple and 10 RBIs to earn Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week honors ... biggest game against the Bears was a 3-for-5 effort with the triple, two homers and season-high five RBIs in the 11-3 triumph ... also launched two long balls in the series finale ... only Ivy player to hit two homers in a league game, and he did it twice ... singled, doubled and tripled versus Quinnipiac while driving in four runs ... tripled and scored winning run in 3-1 win over Harvard ... hit a double in each game of the Ivy Championship Series ... ended the year on a nine-game hitting streak.
Three-year letterman at Don Bosco Prep ... first-team All-United Division and second-team All-Bergen County as a junior when his squad won the division and county championships with a 25-1 record ... captained the team as a senior, guiding Don Bosco to division and county championships again, as well as the Non-Public A North Sectional Championship with a 26-4 mark ... named the Star-Ledger's New Jersey Hitter of the Year with a .419 average, 13 doubles, four triples, six homers, 26 runs and 45 RBIs ... also first-team all-state, All-Non-Public, All-North Jersey, all-county and all-division as a senior ... National Honor Society.
Son of Joseph and Mary has two younger brothers ... born March 27, 1994 in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. ... father was an NAIA All-American baseball player at Ohio Dominican, where he was inducted into the school's athletics hall of fame in 2011 ... interested in student government.