2 Dan Muscatello
2 Dan Muscatello
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hopkinton, Mass.
High School: Hopkinton
Position: SS
Major: Marketing
Bats/Throws: L/R

As a junior: The Bulldogs' starting shorstop, Muscatello appeared in all 54 games in his junior season ... Hit .290 and tied Jamie Skagerlind for the team lead in hits with 56 ... Collected six doubles, one triple, drove in 17 and finished second on the team with 37 runs scored ... Tied for the team lead with 23 walks and posted a .943 fielding percentage ... Opened the season with two hits and two RBI against St. Joseph's (Feb. 17) ... Had a career-day against George Mason (Mar. 3), recording career-highs in RBI (5) and runs scored (4) ... Scored two or more runs in a game nine times on the year ... Recorded three hits, three runs and four RBI in a two-game stretch against Northeastern and Quinnipiac ... Scored five runs in a two-game stretch against Quinnipiac and Connecticut ... Worked a season-high three walks against the Huskies on Apr. 17 ... Had three hits and scored two runs against Boston College (Mar. 21) ... Went 3-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored against Connecticut (Apr. 24) ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI against Monmouth (May 5).

As a sophomore: Appeared in 31 games and hit .319 for the Bulldogs ... Scored 13 runs and drove in nine with five doubles and one triple ... Made just four errors in 154 chances for a .975 fielding percentage ... Had seven multi-hit games, including a trio of three-hit games ... Went 3-4 and scored three runs against Central Connecticut on Mar. 20 ... Scored runs in four-straight games from Apr. 6-9 ... Had a season-high five-game hitting streak from Apr. 14-17 in which he hit .421 (8-19).

As a freshman: Appeared in 13 games including four as a starter … Started at shortstop against Marist and went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs … Had two hits against Hartford and drove in a run.

Before Bryant:  A sure-handed switch-hitting infielder ... Named a TVL All-Star in 2008, helping lead Hopkinton to a TVL Championship with a 19-3 record ... Played summer baseball for Milford Legion, where the team reached the state tournament in 2007 and 2008 ... Four-year letterwinner in baseball and earned two letters in basketball at Hopkinton ...Two- year League All-Star in baseball ... 2009 League Defensive Player of the Year selection ... Helped lead team to pair of back-to-back league titles ... Three-year honor student.


Personal:
Born January 22, 1990 ... Son of Dan and Kim Muscatello ... Has two brothers, Steve and Dan ...  Steve played baseball at Assumption and David Dan's brother, Dave, a 2008 Bryant University graduate and was the starting second baseman for the Bulldogs in 2007 and 2008.

Career Highs

Hits: 3, three times
Runs scored: 3, at Central Connecticut (3/20/11)
RBI: 2, Monmouth (3/27/11), at Marist (3/31/10)
Home runs: --
Stolen bases: 1, Rhode Island (4/14/11), at Central Connecticut (3/20/11)
Walks: 1, three times