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Matt Carasiti
Matt Carasiti

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Berlin, Conn.

High School:
Berlin

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

As a Sophomore (2011) Made a team-high 29 appearances, including one start ... went 2-2 with eight saves and a 2.47 ERA ... racked up 39 strikeouts in 43.2 innings, while holding opponents to a .219 batting average ... allowed zero earned runs in 20-of-28 relief appearances ... ranked fifth in the BIG EAST in saves ... tossed 1.2 scoreless innings to notch the save against East Carolina (June 3) in the NCAA Tournament ... totaled three strikeouts in 2.2 scoreless innings against Seton Hall (May 29) in the BIG EAST Tournament Finals ... made three appearances and recorded two saves in 3.1 shutout innings in a three-game set against Villanova (May 19-21) ... picked up two strikeouts in 2.0 shutout innings at Georgetown (May 13) ... had one strikeout in a 1.0 scoreless inning to earn a save against Pittsburgh (May 6) ... tallied three strikeouts in 1.2 shutout innings to pick up the save against Notre Dame (April 21) ... worked 2.0 scoreless frames to record the save at Seton Hall (April 9) ... earned the win against Cincinnati (March 27) after working 0.1 innings ... had two strikeouts in 1.0 shutout frame to earn the win against Fairfield (March 15) ... totaled two strikeouts in 1.0 scoreless inning at then-No. 14 North Carolina (March 9) ... worked 1.1 shutout innings and had two strikeouts at Georgia Southern (March 4) ... allowed two runs, one earned, in 3.1 innings of work to earn a no-decision in a start against Michigan (Feb. 19).

As A Freshman (2010) Made 19 appearances, including seven starts ... went 7-4 with a 5.94 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 53.0 innings ... made first-career postseason start and allowed two earned runs in 3.2 innings of work to earn a no-decision in an NCAA Tournament contest against then-No. 1 Virginia (June 6) ... worked 0.2 scoreless innings in postseason debut to earn the win against then-No. 9 Louisville in the BIG EAST Tournament (May 27) ... started and tossed a career-high 5.1 innings to notch a win at Notre Dame (May 2) ... racked up a career-high six strikeouts in 5.0 innings of work against Georgetown (April 24) ... had two strikeouts in 1.0 scoreless inning against Fordham (April 21) ... allowed just one hit and had two strikeouts in 3.2 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win at Cincinnati (April 17) ... worked 1.1 scoreless innings to earn the win in relief against Hofstra (April 14) ... tallied four strikeouts and allowed three earned runs in 3.2 innings of work against Albany (March 19) in first-career start ... tossed 3.2 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win against Minnesota (Feb. 26) ... had one strikeout in 3.0 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win at New Orleans (Feb. 20) in collegiate debut.

At Berlin Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 36th round (1,084 overall) of the 2009 MLB Draft ... earned four letters playing baseball for the Redcoats ... served as a team captain ... earned Louisville Slugger All-America honors and nabbed both Gatorade Connecticut Player of the Year and Northeast Coca Cola Player of the Year accolades as a senior ... helped team win conference title as a senior ... a two-time all-state selection.

Personal Matthew Joseph Carasiti ... born in New Britain, Conn. ... son of Keith and Dawn Carasiti ... has a younger brother, Brandon ... chose St. John's for its baseball program ... lists Jesse Carlson as the person he most admires and as his favorite athlete ... aspires to play professionally ... majoring in criminal justice.

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