10 Mike DelPonte
10 Mike DelPonte
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tewksbury, Mass.
High School: Tewksbury
Position: C
Major: Finance
Bats/Throws: L/R

As a senior: Played in 53 games, splitting time between DH and catcher, in his senior season with the Bulldogs ... Hit .259 (41-for-158) with seven doubles, seven home runs, 34 RBI and 27 runs scored ... Produced a team-high .420 on-base percentage with 23 walks and 22 hit by pitches ... Finished tied for 12th in the country in HBPs ... Produced a pair of monster games against Mount St. Mary's (Mar. 16) and Fairleigh Dickinson (Apr. 27) ... Hit two home runs, drove in five and scored two runs in both contests ... Went 10-for-16 with three home runs, eight RBI and six runs scored in a four-game series against The Mount ... Homered and drove in four runs against Maine (Mar. 24) ... Hit a game-tying two-run home run against Sacred Heart (Apr. 14) ... Went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI against Quinnipiac (Apr. 20).

As a junior: Finished 2011 with 30 RBIs, .247 batting average, 38 hits and 20 runs ... Was second on the team in home runs (4) and RBI ... Had nine multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games on the year ... Drove in a combined five runs and collected four hits in back-to-back games against Mount St. Mary's on Apr. 16-17 ... Homered and had a season-high four RBI against Central Connecticut on Mar. 18 ... Ended season with a home run and three RBI vs. Farleigh Dickinson.

As a sophomore: Played in 19 games including 10 as a starter as a DH and catcher … Went 2-for-4 at the plate early in the season against Tennessee-Martin but came on strong in the final month of the season where he collected eight hits and nine RBIs during a five-game span … Had season-high three hits in going 3-for-3 with a run scored and three RBIs against Quinnipiac on May 14 … Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in a doubleheader with Sacred Heart in the season’s final series and followed by hitting a pair of doubles and driving in two runs in 2-for-3 day at the plate against the Pioneers in the season finale on May 21 … Finished the year hitting .317 with 11 RBIs and seven doubles.

As a freshman: Played in 24 games including 12 starts as team's designated hitter in first season ... Hit .304 with 17 hits in 56 at-bats ... Four multiple hit games including pair of hits in opener against Mercer and a 2-for-3 afternoon with an RBI and run scored in team's home opening win over Boston College ... Two hits and two runs scored against NYIT.

Before Bryant: A 2008 graduated from Tewksbury Memorial High ... Played four years of baseball for the Redmen, earning three letters ... Three-time all-star selection ... Led team to win four league championships ... Also competed in golf and track.

Personal: Born May 3, 1990 ... Son of Robert and Debra DelPonte.

Career Highs

Hits: 3, at Quinnipiac (5/14/10)
Runs scored: 2, six times
RBI: 4, at Central Connecticut (3/18/11)
Home runs: 1, five times
Stolen bases: 1, three times
Walks: 1, 26 times