Chris Shaw extends hit streak and records first career walk off hit
AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Started in 44 games, 33 at shortstop ... led the Eagles with 11 doubles and was second with 29 walks and 115 assists ... fourth on the team in on-base percentage (.321) and runs (19) ... tallied 28 hits, seven RBIs, six multiple-hit games, three sacrifice hits and stole two bases ... ended the season with a five-game hit streak, tallying six hits, including two doubles and four runs ... went 3-for-4 with a run against Harvard at Fenway Park in the Beanpot Consolation Game (4/29) ... drew a team-high four walks and scored two runs against NC State (4/13) ... reached base safely in four plate appearances at Duke (3/29), drawing three walks, tallying a hit and scoring two runs... went 2-for-3 with a run at Northeastern (3/26) ... recorded a career-high three RBIs in a 3-for-4 performance at Georgia Tech (3/15), notching one double ... knocked two doubles in three at bats at Florida State (3/10) ... recorded first career RBI on a sac fly in the win at USF (3/5) ... ... threw one inning of relief at USF (3/6), retiring the side in order and striking out one ... notched first career hits on a 2-for-3 night with a double and a run in the win over Georgia State (3/2) ... scored first career run in the victory at Elon (2/16).
Four-year starter for the Red Storm ... earned all-state honors as a senior ... SMAA All-Conference honoree, 2010-12 ... also earned all-conference defensive team (shortstop) sophomore and senior years ... earned Portland Herald Press Player of the Week Honorable Mention once as a senior for pitching a three-hitter and striking out nine as the Red Storm beat Portland, 5-1, in the Telegram League regular-season finale ... named to the 2012 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Northeast Region All High School Senior Second Team ... played in two State of Maine Underclass All-Star Games ... four-year honor student ... also played hockey and earned the team's highest GPA award.
Enrolled as a communications major in the College of Arts and Sciences ... Joe is the son of Jim and Terry Cronin ... recipient of the John L. Harrington Scholar Athlete Fund.