Butera extends his season-long hit streak to 10 games
AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Appeared in 45 games, starting 42 ... turned in a .211 batting clip with 31 hits, 12 runs, five doubles, 15 RBIs and 14 walks ... led the Eagles with nine steals and five multiple-RBI games ... recorded three sacrifice hits ... tallied eight multiple-hit games ... recorded a career-long, five-game hit streak from April 20 to April 27, notching six hits, a run and a stolen base ... tied a career high in hits on a 3-for-5 day with a run, two RBIs and a double ... went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI in the final home game against Maine (5/14) ... record back-to-back, two-RBI games against Virginia Tech (5/4-5) ... stole two bases and turned in a 2-for-3 performance with a run against NC State (4/13) ... tied a career high with three RBIs on a 2-for-5 day with a double and a run at Dartmouth (4/9) ... stole three bases at USF (3/6) while going 1-for-3 with a run and two walks ... recorded a career day in the first game against the Bulls (3/5) in a 3-for-5 performance with three RBIs, a run and walk in the win ... recorded a team-high nine assists playing second base against Georgia State (3/1) ... registered first career run, hits and RBI against Marist (2/17) in a 2-for-3 day ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Acievement.
Four-year player for the Clippers ... helped Xaverian to the 2011 CHSAA intersectional city championship ... earned the MVP honors at the tournament regionals in New Hampshire as a junior ... also played with the Greater New York Sandlot team.
Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences ... Gabriel is the son of Juan and Jennelle Hernandez and has six siblings ... brother Michael played at Oklahoma State and was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the sixth round in 2002, while brother Johnny was drafted in the fourth round by the Los Angeles Dodgers and played Double-A in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.