Images from the Red Storm's run to the BIG EAST title.
As a Sophomore (2013)
Saw action in 46 games, including 34 starts ... batted .165 (17-for-103) with five doubles, one triple, one home run and 12 RBI ... ranked second on the team with 24 walks ... laid down a team-high 12 sacrifice bunts ... finished 1-for-1 with two walks and a run scored at Miami (May 4) ... launched first-career home run, a solo blast, and went 1-for-1 with a walk against then-No. 8 Louisville (April 20) ... drew three walks and scored a run against Princeton (April 17) ... went 1-for-3 with an RBI at Georgetown (April 14) ... walked three times and scored a run at Connecticut (April 6) ... finished 1-for-2 with an RBI double and a walk against NYIT (April 1) ... went 1-for-3 with a three-run triple and a run scored against Cincinnati (March 28) ... finished 1-for-4 with a three-run double and a run scored at then-No. 16 Georgia Tech (Feb. 23).
As a Freshman (2012)
Started and appeared in 33 games ... batted .298 (31-for-104) with three doubles and 14 RBI ... posted a .411 on-base percentage ... batted .450 (9-for-20) in seven postseason games ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI against then-No. 7 Arizona (June 8) in NCAA Super Regional action ... finished 2-for-2 with a double and two runs scored against East Carolina (June 1) in NCAA Regional play ... had three RBI as part of a 1-for-3 day at the plate against USF (May 27) in the BIG EAST Tournament Finals ... doubled and finished 2-for-3 at then-No. 22 Louisville (May 13) ... had two RBI against Cincinnati (April 21) ... went 4-for-4 with three runs scored at Cincinnati (April 20) ... walked twice and went 1-for-2 with an RBI against Princeton (April 18) ... had two RBI and scored two runs against Connecticut (April 14) ... scored two runs against Columbia (April 10) ... combined to go 7-for-11 with a double, an RBI and five runs scored in a three-game series at Rutgers (April 5-7), including a 3-for-3 day in the series-opener ... started and went 1-for-3 with a run scored at Wagner (April 3) in collegiate-debut.
At Burnt-Hills Balston Lake
A four-year letterwinner for the Spartans ... served as team captain as a senior ... earned first team all-state and first team all-area accolades as a senior ... a two-time first team all-conference selection ... a two-time team MVP ... helped team win state, regional and sectional championships as a senior ... also earned two football letters and one basketball letter.
Bret Michael Dennis ... born in Schenectady, N.Y. ... son of Jim and Marge Dennis ... has a younger sister, Monica ... chose St. John's for its baseball program and academics ... lists his father as the person he most admires and Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in sports management.