24 Matt Zanotta
24 Matt Zanotta
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Schenectady, N.Y.
High School: Northfield Mount Hermon
Position: INF
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: L/R

As a freshman: Appeared in 28 games, 14 starts, in his first season with the Bulldogs ... Hit .212 with two doubles, a triple and seven RBI ... He walked 10 times and was hit three others, producing a .364 on-base percentage ... Earned NEC Co-Rookie of the Week honors on Apr. 16 after going 5-for-10 with five runs scored and four RBI ... He also walked four times and was hit twice to produce a .647 on-base percentage for the week ... In his first career start at first base against Northeaster, Zanotta hit his first career triple, drove in two, scored three runs, walked three times and was also hit by a pitch ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored against Quinnipiac (Apr. 20) ... Doubled and drove in a run against Quinnipiac (Apr. 21) ... Collected his first-career hit, a double off the right field wall, against Mount St. Mary's (Mar. 16) ... Picked up his first RBI two days later.

Before Bryant: Lettered two years in baseball and football at Guilderland High before playing one year at Northfield Mount Hermon Prep School ... Had a historic career with the Flying Dutchmen, finishing with a Section II record 18 home runs, the second-most in New York State history ... As a senior, led Guilderland to a Class AA Section II Championship, Class AA Eastern New York Regional Championship and the Class AA NYS Finals ... Named First Team All-State by the New York Sportswriters Association, the Suburan Council Player of the Year and the Albany Times Union Large School Athlete of the Year ... Captained team at NMH, earning Central New England Prep School All League honors.

Personal: Son of Andrew and Maria Zanotta, Matthew Zanotta was born on September 2, 1992 ... Has a brother, Andrew, and a sister, Meredith.