Sam Balzano

41 Sam Balzano
41 Sam Balzano
Height: 5-11
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, Maine
High School: Deering
Position: OF

HEADING INTO 2013: Is expected to start in the outfield.

IN 2012: Played in 40 games for the Black Bears his freshman season, earning 15 starts... named America East Rookie of the Week on March 13... hit .308 with 12 runs scored and 11 RBI... finished 3-for-5 with four runs scored and two RBI in Maine’s game at Florida A&M (2/29)... went 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI against UMass (4/25)... was a perfect 5-for-5 in stolen bases... named a Maine Scholar-Athlete *Rising Star*... named to the America East Academic Honor Roll.

BEFORE MAINE: Played centerfield at Deering High School ... captain as a senior for coach Mark Sutton... captained team during senior season... hit .531 average with 13 RBI and a home run... Team won state championship twice during his four years... two-time All-State Selection... three-time SMAA All-Conference selection... Won the Dr. John Winkin Baseball Award... Also played football and ran indoor track at Deering... born Aug. 21, 1992... son of Michael and Maria Balzano... undecided upon major. 

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