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 Mike Belfiore 24
Mike Belfiore
Hometown:
Commack, N.Y.

High School:
Commack

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220

Position:
1B/LHP

B/T:
R/L

AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Drafted 45th overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks in Comp Round A to become the fourth-highest pick in BC history ... ABCA All-America Second Team and All-Northeast Region First Team ... NCBWA District I Player of the Year ... All-ACC Second Team ... selected to the Austin Regional All-Tournament Team. Hitting: Started 59 games at first base ... hit at .273 clip with 11 homers and 62 RBI, which ranks fourth in a single season at BC ... continuously came through in clutch situations, driving in half of his RBI with two outs in an inning ... batted .325 with runners in scoring position ... ranked ninth in the ACC in RBI ... had 15 multi-hit games ... drove in BC's first run in the longest game in NCAA history vs. Texas (5/30) in the Austin Regional ... also drove in a run in the first game of the regional against Texas State (5/29) ... went 1-for-3 with a double and two walks, an RBI and two runs against Miami (5/22) in the ACC Championship ... doubled vs. Florida State (5/20) in the first game of the conference tournament ... blasted a walk-off grand slam to cap a comeback against Le Moyne (5/10) ... went 2-for-5 with a double, three RBI and two runs in the finale against Miami (5/3) ... had two hits and with a double and drove in a pair vs. Quinnipiac (4/28) ... knocked two doubles in the series opener at Duke (4/24) ... went 2-for-4 with a solo home run against Virginia (4/17) ... went 1-for-2 with a double, three RBI and two runs against Harvard (4/13) in the Beanpot consolation at Fenway Park ... hit a pair of solo homers in the series finale at Wake Forest (4/12) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the second game of a doubleheader against the Demon Deacons (4/11) ... went 4-for-6 with a double, three RBI and three runs in game one ... belted a solo home run vs. Massachusetts (4/7) in the first round of the Beanpot at Campanelli Stadium ... walked five times and scored twice in the series finale against NC State (4/5) ... had two hits and an RBI in game two against the Wolfpack (4/4) ... hit five home runs in a four-game span 3/27 to 3/31 ... hit a solo home run and walked three times vs. Northeastern (3/31) ... had a monster series against Clemson ... went 2-for-3 with two solo home runs in game two of the series against the Tigers (3/28) ... blasted a grand slam in the first inning and then a three-run homer in the second for a career-high seven RBI in the opener vs. Clemson (3/27) ... drove in two runs and hit a double at Hartford (3/24) ... recorded two hits and two RBI at Northeastern (3/17) ... had two hits and two RBI in consecutive games at Florida State (3/7-8) ... scored three times against the Seminoles (3/7) ... started the season on a nine-game hit streak ... went 3-for-6 with an RBI and two runs against Samford (3/1) ... hit a double in five-straight games from 2/22 to 2/28 ... had three hits and four RBI vs. Towson (2/28) ... belted a three-run homer at Stetson (2/21). Pitching: Led the team with a 2.05 ERA in 25 relief appearances as the closer ... had a record of 5-1 with nine saves, which ranked fourth in the ACC ... worked 48.1 innings and allowed 15 runs - 11 earned - on 44 hits ... walked 12 batters while striking out 59 ... opponents hit .237 against him ... last pitching performance was the best of his career, throwing 9.2 innings against Texas (5/30) in the Austin Regional ... battled Texas reliever Austin Wood for over nine innings, both not allowing a run ... Belfiore allowed just three hits and didn't walk anyone in that appearance ... he struck out a career-high 11 in the game ... picked up a save against Texas State (5/29) in the opener of the Austin Regional ... threw a perfect inning against Georgia Tech (5/21) in the ACC Championship ... worked 3.0 innings and allowed just four hits while striking out four to pick up the save against North Carolina (5/14) and ensure BC's spot in the ACC Championship ... got the win after working 5.0 innings and allowing one run at Duke (4/26) ... struck out the side in his only inning of work against Virginia (4/19) ... earned the win against the Cavaliers (4/18) after tossing 2.0 innings and allowing a run ... did not allow a run in six-straight appearances from 4/1 to 4/12, a total of 7.2 innings ... picked up seventh save in two perfect innings of relief at Wake Forest (4/11) ... earned third win of the season after throwing 2.0 innings and striking out three against NC State (4/5) ... earned the save in the game prior against the Wolfpack (4/4) after striking out the side in the ninth ... recorded second win after 2.0 scoreless innings at Connecticut (4/1) ... notched a save at Maryland (3/22) after working 2.0 innings and allowing one hit ... had a save in his first four appearances of the year.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Hitting: Started all 53 games at first base and DH ... batted .274 on the year and was third on the team in runs (36), hits (57) and was second in walks (28) ... recorded 13 multiple hit games and had 26 RBI ... had highest fielding percentage (.991) among starters ... finished the season on a three-game hitting streak all against Wake Forest ... scored three runs in the season finale vs. the Demon Deacons (5/17) ... matched career high with four hits four hits vs. Maryland (5/2), going 4-for-5 with two runs ... had two hits, a double, RBI, and a run at Dartmouth (4/30) ... went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored at North Carolina (4/18) ... knocked two hits vs. Florida State (4/11/08) ... went on a six-game hitting streak from 3/29 to 4/5 ... went 2-for-4 against Duke (4/5) with a double, RBI, and a run ... had three singles in a 3-for-4 performance vs. Georgia Tech (3/30) ... went 2-for-4 with a home run against the Yellow Jackets (3/29) ... went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and three RBI against Holy Cross (3/26) ... registered two hits, two runs, and an RBI at Virginia Tech (3/20) ... brought home a career-high four RBI, going 3-for-5 with a double at Clemson (3/15) ... had three singles at Florida Atlantic (3/5) ... went 2-for-4 with a homer, a double, two walks, two RBI, and three runs vs. St. Bonaventure (3/1) ... had first multiple hit game of the year a Georgia Southern (2/23). Pitching: Made 18 relief appearances and earned a 2-0 record with a team-high eight saves ... lowest ERA on the team at 2.45 ... allowed 17 hits and struck out 19 in 18.1 innings of work ... opponents batted just .243 against him ... did not allow a run in his last five outings, a total of 5.1 innings ... struck out two in his last appearance vs. UConn (5/13) to get the save ... earned the win against Maryland (5/3) after 1.1 innings of work and not allowing a base runner and then earned the save in the second game of the doubleheader ... got first win of the year vs. Harvard (4/22) after a scoreless inning ... struck out the side in his only inning at Northeastern (4/1) ... did not allow a run and gave up just one hit in six appearances from 3/2 to 4/1, a total of five innings.

AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Hitting: Started 49 games, splitting time between first base and designated hitter ... finished the season ranked fifth on the team with a .297 (52-for-175) average ... registered 12 extra-base hits - eight doubles, one triple and three home runs ... enjoyed 12 multiple-hit games ... totaled 22 RBIs, including six multiple-RBI performances ... led the team in walks with 29 ... ranked fourth on team in on base percentage (.401) ... went 6-for-6 on stolen base attempts ... totaled 272 putouts - a mark good for second (behind catcher Tony Sanchez) on the team ... recorded a .990 fielding percentage; committed three errors ... recorded his first career hit in collegiate debut at Vanderbilt (2/25) ... went 4-for-7 with a double, home run, three runs and three RBIs at Maryland (4/14) ... collected three hits and three RBIs against Wake Forest (4/22) ... hit a two-run home run and walked three times at Holy Cross (3/29) ... Pitching: Made seven appearances, including one start ... pitched 10.1 innings on the season ... tossed a scoreless inning of relief in collegiate debut at Vanderbilt (2/25) ... recorded his first collegiate start on the mound against Central Connecticut State (4/10) ... threw three scoreless innings with four strikeouts against Georgia Tech (3/18).

BEFORE BC
Four-year varsity starter at Commack High School ... played first base, outfield and pitcher for head coach Ed Boll ... 2006 MVP of Section XI League ... Gibson Award recipient for best pitcher in Suffolk County ... selected to 2006 All-Long Island team ... earned 2006 first-team All-State honors ... captured 2006 All-League and All-County honors ... 2006 Suffolk County Hall of Fame inductee ... earned the 2006 Commack High School Most Outstanding Athlete award.

PERSONAL
Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... Mike is the middle of Michael and Patricia Belfiore's three children ... born October 3, 1988.

BELFIORE'S CAREER HITTING STATISTICS

Year GP-GS Avg. AB Runs Hits RBI 2B 3B HR BB SB
2007 49-49 .297 175 27 52 22 8 1 3 29 6
2008 53-53 .274 208 36 57 26 10 0 2 28 2
Career 102-102 .285 383 63 109 48 18 1 5 57 8

BELFIORE'S CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 4 (2x) last vs. Maryland (5/2/08) (5/16/08)
Runs: 3 (4x) last vs. Wake Forest (5/17/08)
RBI: 4 at Clemson (3/15/08)
Hitting Streak: 9 games (4/21/07-5/2/07)

BELFIORE'S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS

Year ERA W-L APP IP Hits Runs ER BB SO
2007 10.45 0-2 7 10.1 25 14 12 6 5
2008 2.45 2-0 18 18.1 17 5 5 5 19
Career 5.43 2-2 25 28.2 42 19 17 11 24

BELFIORE'S CAREER HIGHS
Innings: 3.0 at Georgia Tech (3/18/07)
Strikeouts: 4 at Georgia Tech (3/1/8/07)

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