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Alex Caruso
Alex  Caruso

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Liverpool, N.Y.

High School:
Liverpool

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
OF

As a Junior (2015)
A second team ABCA All-Northeast Region selection … a unanimous first team All-BIG EAST honoree … winner of the Jack Kaiser Award as the BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player … named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team … appeared in 56 games, including 55 starts … ranked tied for 17th nationally and won the BIG EAST batting title with a .382 average (78-for-204) … led the league with a .480 on-base percentage … ranked tied for second in the conference with 48 runs scored … ranked tied for second in the league with 30 walks … also had nine doubles and 23 RBI … registered a team-high 22 multi-hit games … reached base safely in 53-of-56 games, including each of the final 36 games … hit safely in 48-of-56 games … batted a league-high .418 (28-for-67) in BIG EAST play … posted a league-best .524 on-base percentage in league games … batted .600 (6-for-10) with a .714 on-base percentage and seven runs scored in three BIG EAST Tournament games … finished 1-for-2 with two walks and a run scored in NCAA Tournament play at then-No. 11 Oklahoma State (May 31) … scored three runs against Oral Roberts (May 30) in NCAA Tournament action … went 1-for-2 with one RBI, three walks and two runs scored at Creighton (May 24) in the BIG EAST Tournament Finals … finished 4-for-5 with three runs scored in BIG EAST Tournament action at Creighton (May 22) … went a combined 4-for-8 with three RBI, five walks and five runs scored in a three-game series against Southern Illinois (May 14-16) … batted a combined 4-for-10 with one double, two walks and three runs scored in a three-game set against Xavier (May 8-10) … went 2-for-3 with two walks at Georgetown (May 3) … finished 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored against Villanova (April 24) … went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Marist (April 21) … had three RBI against Princeton (April 15) … combined to bat 6-for-10 with two walks and six runs scored in a three-game series against Seton Hall (April 10-12) … batted a combined 7-for-14 with two RBI and three runs scored in a three-game set at Butler (April 2-4) … finished 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored against Rider (March 27) … scored two runs at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 13) … batted a combined 6-for-14 with one double and two runs scored in a three-game series at then-No. 8 Oregon (March 6-8) … went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and two runs at Charleston Southern (Feb. 27) … finished 2-for-4 at East Carolina (Feb. 22).

As a Sophomore (2014)
A second team All-BIG EAST selection … appeared in 52 games, including 51 starts … batted .326 (59-for-181) with five doubles, two triples, 14 RBI and 36 runs scored … led the BIG EAST with 35 walks and ranked third in the league with a .446 on-base percentage … also ranked 10th in the league in batting average … batted .420 (29-for-69) in BIG EAST games to rank tied for second in the league … stole 7-of-10 bases … reached base safely in 47-of-52 games, including each of the final 30 games of the season … went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored at Seton Hall (May 15) … finished 4-for-5 with a stolen base and a run at Xavier (May 4) … batted 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored at Xavier (May 3) … scored three runs as part of a 4-for-6 game against Georgetown (April 27) … walked twice, scored two runs and finished 1-for-3 with an RBI against Georgetown (April 26) … went 2-for-4 with a walk against Boston College (April 23) … scored three runs and went 3-for-4 with one double, one triple and one walk against Butler (April 13) … finished 2-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored at Villanova (April 6) … walked twice against Sacred Heart (March 29) … went 4-for-5 with an RBI and three runs against James Madison (March 21) … finished 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored against LIU Brooklyn (March 19) … went 2-for-5 with two runs scored against Fairleigh Dickinson (March 12) … drew five walks and scored four runs in a three-game series against Holy Cross (March 15-16) … combined to bat 4-for-10 with five walks and three runs scored in a three-game series at Nebraska (March 7-9) … finished 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored at Florida Atlantic (Feb. 28) … went 1-for-2 with two walks at Old Dominion (Feb. 21).

As a Freshman (2013)
Appeared in 33 games, including 20 starts … batted .205 (17-for-83) with three doubles and nine RBI … stole three bases without being caught … finished 2-for-4 with a double at Seton Hall (May 17) … combined to go 2-for-6 with two stolen bases, one walk and one run scored in a doubleheader against NYIT (April 1) … went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored against Cincinnati (March 30) … finished 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored against Pittsburgh (March 22) … went 1-for-3 with two RBI, two runs and two walks at LIU Brooklyn (March 20) … had a pinch-hit RBI single and scored a run in game two of a doubleheader against Holy Cross (March 17) … collected a pinch-hit two-run double at then-No. 1 North Carolina (Feb. 27) … made first-career start against Mercer (Feb. 16) … went 0-for-1 and made collegiate-debut on Opening Day against FGCU (Feb. 15).

At Liverpool
A three-year letterwinner for the Warriors … served as team captain as a senior … a three-time first team All-Central New York Counties League honoree … earned two first team All-Central New York selections and one third team selection … earned 2012 second team Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region accolades … helped team win Section III Class AA championship as a junior … also earned two basketball letters. Personal
Alexander Michael Caruso … born in Liverpool, N.Y. … son of Dominick and Karen Caruso … has an older brother, Dominick, and an older sister, Ashleigh … chose St. John’s for its baseball tradition and Catholic background … lists his brother as the person he most admires … lists Matt Kemp as his favorite athlete … majoring in sport management.

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