MU Baseball BIO
22 Chris Gaetano

2016: Started 54 games in the outfield, playing in 55 overall... Finished sixth on the team with a .268 average and second on the club with 12 doubles... Had the second most at-bats on MU with 213... Drove in 35 runs, second on the team... Stole seven bases, tied for second on Monmouth... Had a four-hit day at Virginia (3/5)... Followed that the next day with three hits and two RBI's (3/6)... Drove in a trio at James Madision, including a home run (3/15)... Went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and three driven in vs. Rutgers (3/30)... Scored three times at Lafayette (4/20)... Drove in four runs againt Iona (5/7)... Had four straight multi-hit games between 5/20 and 5/26, including three hits against Marist in the MAAC Tournament.

Saw action in 42 games, starting all of them in the outfield… Finished the season hitting .286 with 24 RBI’s while tying for the team lead in home runs with three… Had two hits including his first home run of the season vs Minnesota (3/15)… Collected two hits, two RBI’s, and a home run vs Manhattan (3/28)… Had two hits, two runs scored, and three RBI’s vs Princeton (4/8)… Went three-for-three with two doubles, one RBI, and a run scored vs Canisius (4/25).

2014: Started 17 games in the outfield or at designated hitter, appearing in 20 total contests… Made first collegiate start at #1 Virginia (3/2)… Collected first career hit at Princeton (4/10)… Had two hits in rout of Fairleigh Dickinson (4/16)… Drove in first run at Fairfield (4/18), and collected a pair of hits the next day against the Stags… Added another multi-hit game at Seton Hall (4/22)… Laced an RBI double at Hofstra (4/29).

High School: Four-year varsity letter winner for Scranton Prep under Coach Joe Ross… Three-time All-Region selection… Four-time All-Lackawanna pick… Hit .405 with three home runs, 13 RBI’s and 17 stolen bases as a senior.

Personal: Son of Mary Lynn and Tony Gaetano… Major is homeland security.

2014 .183 20 17 60 4 11 1 0 0 2
2015 .286 42 42 154 26 44 9 1 3 24
2016 .268 55 54 213 24 57 12 3 1 35
TOTAL .262 117 113 427 54 112 22 4 4 61
Position: Outfielder
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Madison Township, Pa.
High School: Scranton Preparatory
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