Hernandez hits game-winning RBI and Butera comes through with insurance runs
AS A SENIOR (2007)
Named a captain ... played in all 52 games, starting 51 in the outfield ... hit .243 in 177 plate appearances and recorded a .245 clip in ACC games ... tied for the team lead with five home runs and eight sacrifice hits and was fourth with 27 RBIs ... also had the third-most stolen bases with 12 ... tallied nine multiple-hit games and four multiple-hit games ... set a modern BC record with eight RBIs in one game ... put together a seven-game hit streak from Feb. 23 to March 7, tallying nine hits, three runs, three RBIs and two walks and registering a .333 batting average ... had a 3-for-4 performance against Georgia Tech (3/17), scoring a run ... went 4-for-6 with eight RBIs, two runs, a double and two home runs, a grand slam and a three-run shot, at Maryland (4/13) ... in the two games versus the Terrapins, went 6-for-9 with nine RBIs ... went 2-for-3 against Wake Forest (4/22), scoring two runs and driving in another ... also had a 2-for-3 day in the first game against Virginia Tech (4/28), with a run and a walk ... finished the season with a hit in seven of the last 10 games ... also had at least one hit in 17 of the last 26 games, recording 23 hits and 21 RBIs in that span.
AS A JUNIOR (2006)
Played in 53 games, including all 30 ACC contests ... recorded 45 starts in center field and two starts in right field ... hit .244 in 160 plate appearances; registered a .210 batting average in conference play ... stole a team-high 19 bases (22 attempts) ... shared the team lead in home runs (with Ryne Reynoso) with five ... also shared the team lead in sacrifice bunts (with Ryan Hutchinson) with 11 ... enjoyed 10 multiple-hit performances, including one three-hit outing and one four-hit contest ... hit safely in 11 of BC's final 12 games; recorded a .391 batting average during that span ... tallied a career-long nine-game hitting streak from April 25 to May 20 ... went 4-for-4 with one home run, one double and three RBI in leading the team to a 10-2 win over Harvard in the Beanpot championship game in Fenway Park (4/20) ... went 3-for-3 with one home run, one double and one RBI in a 13-7 win over St. Peter's (2/24) ... totaled two hits and two RBI in a 15-4 home win over Duke (4/1) ... went 2-for-2 with a walk and two stolen bases in the team's 3-2 home victory over ninth-ranked Clemson (4/22) ... went 5-for-11 with three runs scored, one RBI and one stolen base in a home weekend series victory over No. 5 Georgia Tech (4/28-30) ... went 4-for-11 with three runs scored and three stolen bases in the team's home weekend series victory over Maryland (5/5-7), its second consecutive ACC series win ... tallied a team-low 21 strikeouts on the season ... finished the season with a .968 fielding percentage.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2005)
Played in 32 games, starting nine...hit a two-run, game-winning home run on April 4 vs. Seton Hall...was 3 for 4 in stolen base attempts...scored six runs and added four RBI's on the season.
As a FRESHMAN (2004)
Appeared in 12 games, mostly as a defensive replacement...received first at-bat against Valparaiso on March 4...scored first run in 7-6 extra-inning win over Connecticut on April 25...also scored in 12-5 win over Seton Hall on May 22...came in to play left field in Big East Tournament victory over Pittsburgh.
Played for coach Pat Yanchus at St. John's Prep...named a Catholic Conference All-Star his senior year and was a member of the 2002 and 2003 conference championship teams...received the St. John's Prep Athletic Director's Award in 2003...selected to play in the American Legion All-Star Game in consecutive summers (2002, 2003)...also played football and hockey...member of St. John's Prep football teams that won conference championships in 2001 and 2002...captained hockey team his senior season
Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Pete is the middle of Nancy and John Frates' three children...born December 28, 1984.