12 Salvatore Lisanti
12 Salvatore Lisanti
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Fordham Prep
Position: RHP
Major: Marketing
Bats/Throws: R/R

As a junior: Made the transition to the closer role seamlessly in his third season with the Bulldogs ... Earned First Team All-NEC honors after going 2-3 with nine saves and a 1.54 ERA over a team-high 25 appearances ... He tossed 35 innings, striking out 23 and walking just 10 ... He was 2-1 with six saves and 0.92 ERA against NEC opponents ... Earned saves in each of the first two games of the season against St. Joseph's and Wright St. ... Registered 7 1/3-straight scoreless innings from Mar. 9 - Mar. 24, earning two saves in the process ... He didn't allow an earned run after allowing two earned runs in 1 2/3 innings of relief against LIU Brooklyn (Mar. 31) ... That streak spanned his final 18 innings of the season ... Picked up his first win of the season against LIU Brooklyn (Apr. 1), allowing one unearned run over 3 1/3 innings of relief ... Allowed three uneared runs on three hits against Sacred Heart (Apr. 15) and responded by allowing no runs on four hits over his final 10 2/3 innings on the season ... He struck out 10 and walked just two in that span ... Struck out the side on 10 pitches against Fairleigh Dickinson (Apr. 29) ... Threw a season-high four innings in relief against Monmouth (May 4) ... Allowed just one hit and picked up the win as the Bulldogs won in 12 innings ... Named a Primetime Performer by CollegeBaseball360.com for his performance against the Hawks.

As a sophomore: Was second on the team in victories with a 5-3 record and posted a 3.12 ERA over 60.2 innings ... Won three-straight decisions mid-season with victories over Monmouth, Wagner and Mount St. Mary's ... Earned the victory over Wagner with five innings of two-hit ball ... Struck out six in a complete game victory over Mount St. Mary's and tossed a complete game three-hit shutout against Quinnipiac on May 8 ... Allowed just one run on three hits in 3.1 innings of relief against Oklahoma St. in the first game of the year.

As a freshman: Made 13 appearances in first season including 11 starts … Posted a 4-4 record with a 6.71 ERA … Earned wins over Fairleigh Dickinson, Wagner, Quinnipiac and Sacred heart … Struck out a season-high six batters in games against Monmouth and Fairleigh Dickinson.

Before Bryant: A polished pitcher with command of three pitches and good mound presence ... Posted a 5-3 record with a 1.36 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 40 innings pitched at Fordham Prep ... National Honor Society member and played summer baseball for the New York Nine, where he helped lead the team to a championship in the Perfect Game Northeast Qualifier ... Participated in basketball, lettered in baseball ... Rewarded Most Improved in 2008 for baseball ... In 2009 was Team MVP, City Champion, All-Archdiocese, City Player of the Year, 4th Team All-State, and was Most Outstanding Athlete ... Received First and Second Honors.

Personal:
Born July 2, 1991 ... Son of Anthony and Sonia Lisanti ... Has one sister, Anna.

Career Highs

Innings pitched: 7.0, four times
Batters faced: 31, at Central Connecticut (3/19/11)
Strikeouts: 7, at Central Connecticut (3/19/11)