MU Baseball BIO

Selected to 2013 NJCBA All-Rookie Team... 2016 First Team All-MAAC choice.

First Team All-MAAC selection... Led Monmouth in home runs with eight and RBI's with 53... Finished third on the team with a .312 average... Also ended third on the team with a .490 slugging percentage and led MU with eight stolen bases... .429 on base percentage was third on the team, while his 99 total bases led the Hawks... Homered and drove in three runs vs. UNC Asheville (2/26)... Had four hits and a home run at VCU, including two doubles (3/16)... Was 3-for-5 with five RBI's and a game-winning grand slam vs. Rider (3/25)... Homered in both games of a doubleheader at Saint Peters, notching four hits in the first game (4/10)... Was 3-for-3 with a home run against Iona (5/7)... Drove in three runs vs. Stetson (5/9)... Had four RBI's in regular season finals vs. UMass Lowell, including a home run (5/20)... Had six total hits in the MAAC Tournament, three coming against Manhattan, and homered in the tournament for the second straight year.

2015: Saw action in 40 games, making 36 starts in the outfield and at DH… Finished the season hitting .244 with 24 RBI’s and a tie for the team lead in home runs at three… Collected three hits, two RBI’s, two runs scored, and a home run at Niagara (4/18)… Had two hits and three RBI’s vs Canisius (4/26)… Went two for four with an RBI and a run scored vs Marist in the conference tournament (5/21).

2014: Started eight games in his sophomore season before suffering a season-ending injury… Had two hits on the year with three RBIs and four runs scored… Hit a double and drove in two against Florida Atlantic (2/21)… Had a hit and an RBI at #1 Virginia (3/1).

2013: Hit .263 in 44 games, including 37 starts, spending most of his time at designated hitter while also seeing action in the outfield… Hit one home run and added five doubles… Drove in 15 RBI’s and scored 19 runs… Stole six bases, second on the team, in eight attempts… Had eight multi-hit games, including four three-hit efforts… Went 3-for-4 against Delaware (Mar. 3), East Carolina (Mar. 9) and Mount St. Mary’s (April 6), while adding a second three-hit game (3-for-5) against the Mountaineers on April 7… Had a pair of two-hit efforts against Fairleigh Dickinson (April 19, 20), while also adding two hits apiece against Bryant (May 10) and LIU Brooklyn (May 17)… Scored two runs each in both games of a doubleheader at Fairleigh Dickinson (April 20) and added another two runs in a 4-1, 12-inning win at Bryant (May 10)… Drove in a season-high two runs in a 3-for-5 day at Mount St. Mary’s on April 7… Hit his first career home run as part of a three-run sixth inning against Wagner (April 13) to spark a 3-2 come-from behind victory.

High School:
Four-year letter winner at Salesianum High School… Batted .343 with 25 RBIs as a senior… Named First Team All-Conference in 2012… Participated in the Carpenter Cup… Named to the Rawlings All-Region Team.

Personal: Son of Shirley and Rick Shea… Lists his career ambition as coaching college baseball.

2013 .263 44 37 118 19 31 5 0 1 15
2014 .077 8 8 26 4 2 1 0 0 3
2015 .244 40 36 127 11 31 5 0 3 24
2016 .312 54 54 202 35 63 10 1 8 53
TOTAL .268 146 135 473 69 127 21 1 12 95