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#14 Joe Sclafani
Position: Shortstop
Bats: S
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palm City, Fla.
High School: Jensen Beach
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Sclafani's Career Statistics
Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2009 .339 44-42 174 50 59 6 6 2 35 83 .477 21 3 20 4 .417 1 3 3-3 64 162 14 .942
2010 .325 44-44 166 35 54 9 2 3 23 76 .458 33 2 25 4 .438 2 0 11-17 62 119 12 .938
2011 .349 42-42 172 46 60 12 8 4 34 100 .581 19 3 17 0 .414 4 1 3-4 61 132 10 .951
2012 .288 42-42 163 32 47 13 3 2 24 72 .442 27 5 15 2 .401 2 1 4-5 68 103 8 .955
TOTAL  
.326 172-170 675 163 220 40 19 11 116 331 .490 100 13 77 10 .418 9 5 21-29 255 516 44 .946

Selected in the 14th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Houston Astros (429th pick overall) ... finished career with Dartmouth and Ivy record for career triples ... upon graduating he owned the Dartmouth career record for walks, games played, games started, at-bats and assists, plus ranked second in hits and runs scored, third in total bases, fifth in doubles and eighth in RBIs ... on the Ivy League career charts, ranked second in at-bats, third in runs scored, fifth in hits, walks and total bases, and 11th in games played.

SENIOR (2012)
First-team All-Ivy shortstop, making him the 22nd player in league history to earn the honor three times ... team MVP ... named as one of the top 100 college baseball players for 2012 by CollegeBaseballDaily.com ... one of 30 candidates for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... preseason Ivy League Player of the Year as selected by Baseball America for third time ... one of 50 Division I shortstops around the country to be selected for the watch list for the Brooks Wallace Award, given to the nation’s top shortstop ... led the league’s shortstop with a .955 fielding percentage ... started all 42 games at shortstop ... had a triple-slash line of .333/.457/.573 (average, OBA, slugging) in league play with 20 runs and 15 RBIs ... led team with 13 doubles, 32 runs scored and 27 walks, plus tied for team lead with three triples ... second on team with 15 multi-hit games, collecting three in a game six times ... hit .412 during a one-month stretch that spanned 22 games, collecting 33 hits in 80 at-bats with 15 walks and just three strikeouts ... smacked a pair of doubles in a game three times, against UC Irvine, Princeton and Saint Anselm ... was a one-man wrecking crew in a 6-3 win over Penn going 3-for-4 with a triple, homer, three runs and three RBIs, including the game-winner in Dartmouth's final at-bat ... earned the DartmouthSports.com Male Athlete of the Week after hitting .476 over a five-game stretch in mid-April ... went 6-for-13 with a double, triple, homer, six runs, six RBIs and five walks in the four-game series at Brown ... tied a Big Green record by drawing four walks in one game against the Bears.

JUNIOR (2011)
First-team All-Ivy shortstop ... second-team All-New England as well ... Dartmouth’s MVP and Offensive Player of the Year ... Preseason Ivy League Player of the Year as selected by Baseball America ... broke a 73-year-old school record by hitting eight triples, leading the Ivy League ... also led the loop with a career-high 60 hits and ranked among the top 10 in no less than 10 offensive categories — runs (46, second), total bases (100, second), slugging (.581, fourth), doubles (12, fifth), RBIs (34, fifth), batting (.349, sixth), walks (19, seventh) and on-base percentage (.414, 10th) ... also topped the circuit with 132 assists ... led the team with 19 multi-hit games and 15 two-out RBIs ... had a 10-game hitting streak while in Florida, batting .457 (21-for-46) ... went 3-for-6 with three runs and two RBIs in the 19-2 blowout against Akron ... tripled and singled in the 11-run 8th during a 17-2 romp over UMBC, collecting a career-high five hits on the day ... battered the Retriever pitching staff to the tune of a .556 (10-for-18) average with two doubles, two triples, eight runs and five RBIs in the four-game series ... was 3-for-5 with three runs in the home opener versus Siena, a 16-11 win ... hit for the cycle in the doubleheader at Columbia, going 4-for-9 with three RBIs ... picked up the Cross High-Performance Male Athlete of the Week honor after the Ivy-opening weekend ... enjoyed a four-hit day and his second career two-homer game at Quinnipiac, the second of which was a grand slam in the eighth to clinch the 16-8 win ... stroked a game-tying triple in the 10th against Cornell, then scored the winning run of the 3-2 triumph ... capped the eight-run eighth versus Boston College with a two-run triple, going 3-for-5 with a single and a double as well with a total of three RBIs ... collected seven hits in 15 at-bats (.467) during the four-game sweep of Brown ... banged out three singles in the first game against the Bears, then lashed a pair of doubles and walked three times in game two ... tied the single-season triples mark against Hartford, then broke the record the next game against Harvard ... provided the insurance run in the 10-8 win over the Crimson with a solo blast leading off the eighth ... drove in the three runs in the tune-up for the Ivy Championship Series at Hartford.

SOPHOMORE (2010)
All-Ivy Second Team shortstop as voted on by the league’s coaches ... Preseason Ivy League Player of the Year as selected by Baseball America ... led the team with 35 runs and 33 walks, five of which were intentional ... those 33 walks were second in the Ivy League and the second most by a Dartmouth player in a season ... also second in the conference with 119 assists and ninth with a .438 on-base percentage ... reached base safely in 41 of the 44 games in which he played ... swiped two bases in a game four times while leading the team with 11 stolen bases ... started and ended the season hot at the plate, hitting .447 (17-for-38) with five multi-hit games during a nine-game hit streak to open the year ... just as hot in his last nine contests, batting .432 (16-for-37) with four multi-hit games ... excellent table-setter, batting .389 with a .450 on-base percentage when leading off an inning ... tough out first time up with a .500 on-base percentage in 44 first-inning plate appearances ... doubled, tripled and registered three RBIs in 14-2 win over Long Island ... enjoyed perfect 4-for-4 day with a double, walk, two stolen bases and a run against Bradley in a slim 2-1 victory ... collected three more hits against then-22nd-ranked Ohio State ... first long ball of the season was a solo shot at Bethune-Cookman in a 4-3 loss ... reached base safely in 23 straight games during the middle of the season while drawing 23 walks ... equaled a career-high with three runs in a 16-1 win at Cornell ... drove in first two runs of 3-2, 10-inning win over Yale with RBI singles in the fourth and eighth ... went 8-for-15 (.533) with two doubles, four runs and three RBIs in the Ivy Championship Series ... registered two four-hit games in the last four games heading into the regionals ... blasted first two-homer game against 11th-ranked Miami in the first game of the NCAA Regionals, nearly leading Dartmouth back from an early 11-0 deficit ... scored twice in the 15-9 win over FIU in the regionals.

FRESHMAN (2009
Freshman All-American as chosen by Collegiate Baseball ... Ivy League Rookie of the Year and first team All-Ivy shortstop for the Big Green ... Dartmouth was 25-7 when he led off ... hit .350 at the top of the order with 46 runs and 28 RBIs ... second on the team with 18 multi-hit games ... led the conference with six triples and 50 runs scored  — one of just two Big Green players to score at least 50 times in a season — and ranked second with 59 hits ... all six of his three-baggers and both home runs came with runners on base ... drove in four runs on three occasions ... batted .388 with runners in scoring position (19-for-49) ... two-run single in the ninth versus San José State capped the six-run rally in the 7-4 win ... both homers came in the regular-season twinbill against Cornell from each side of the plate ... possessed the only four-hit game in the first 39 contests, going 4-for-5 with four RBIs against Saint Anselm while tying a school record with two triples ... went 3-for-5 with a three-run triple in the 14-9 win over Brown ... reached base six times on three singles, two walks and a hit by pitch, plus drove in four runs and scored three in the 17-8 win at Yale ... fielded particularly well in the final six weeks with just one error in his last 14 games (.986) ... started second triple play in Dartmouth history in the first game of the ICS ... played for the Amsterdam Mohawks of the New York Collegiate Baseball League over the summer, helping the team to the league title ... displayed excellent bat control with 20 walks and just eight strikeouts in 120 plate appearances.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-sport standout at Jensen Beach ... lettered all four years in baseball ... starting shortstop for District 14 champs and regional runner-up as a junior and senior for coach Todd Belowich with an overall 41-14 record ... also was all-state, first team all-conference and all-area those two years ... selected as team MVP last three seasons ... second team all-conference and all-area as a sophomore ... honorable mention all-conference and all-area as a freshman ... named team most outstanding player in basketball as a sophomore and junior, earning all-conference and all-area honors ... focused solely on baseball during senior campaign ... National Honor Society member ... Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... named to Palm Beach Post All-Academic First Team as a senior.

PERSONAL
Government major ... son of Joe and Maureen and has a brother and two sisters, one of which (Alexandra) is a twin ... born April 22, 1990 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... father played basketball at the University of New Haven ... enjoys kayaking, beach volleyball and fishing.

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