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12   John Sansone
John Sansone


New Castle, PA

High School:
Neshannock HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200




Noles Top Hatters 13-3

John Sansone tied a career-high with three hits in the win over Stetson on Wednesday.


Martin Earns Win No. 1800 As Noles Clip Deacs in Extras

Head coach Mike Martin becomes the third coach in Division I history to reach the historic milestone.


FSU Down Wake Forest, 7-1

DJ Stewart sets school record for reaching base in consecutive games at 58 with a ninth inning single.


FSU Defeats Jacksonville, 6-1

Billy Strode goes six strong innings in his second start of the season.


FSU Hosts Jacksonville Tuesday Night

The Seminoles have won eight straight over the Dolphins.


Florida State vs. New York Yankees (USATSI)

The Seminoles lost 8-3 to the Yankees in an exhibition in Tampa.

* Drafted in the 39th round of the 2012 MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers.

2013: Appeared in 63 games making 61 starts at second base during his freshman season...batted .233 (45-for-193) with 11 doubles and 36 runs scored...hit two home runs and drove in 32 RBI...led the team with 13 hit-by-pitches - with two HBPs coming in games at Maryland (3/17) and against UCF (5/4)...opened the season reaching base in 14 straight games...reached base in six of seven plate appearances and scored four runs against Villanova (3/2) by way of three walks, two hits and a hit-by-pitch...was a perfect 2-for-2 from the plate with two walks while crushing his first collegiate home run - a two-run shot - against Florida Gulf Coast (4/2)...set a career-high in hits (3), including one each in the eighth and ninth innings, as FSU came from behind to beat Miami (4/5)...had three more three-hit games on the season - Duke (4/12), at Jacksonville (4/23) and Wake Forest (4/28)...blasted his second home run of the season in the second inning as FSU secured a 12-3 road win at NC State (5/12)...scored two runs and hit a double in the NCAA Regional championship game against Troy (6/2)...finished with 33 walks, which was tied for the fourth-best on the team - including seven multi-walk games....played over the summer with the Amsterdam Mohawks of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League helping lead the Mohawks to a league championship.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year baseball and basketball varsity letter-winner and a one-year letter-winner in football at Neshannock High School...hit 22 career home runs...batted .661 as a junior and .597 (40 for 57) with 40 RBI, 34 runs scored, 12 doubles, six triples and seven home runs in his final year...earned All-State Pittsburgh Player of the Year honors as a senior...WPIAL Class A Player of the Year as a junior...member of section 3-A and WPIAL Class A championship teams...recipient of County Athlete of the Year accolades his senior year...garnered ESPN Rise Magazine honors...scored 915 career basketball points and earned All-Section honors...played quarterback and scored 10 touchdowns as a member of the football team.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Mirella Sansone...has two twin sisters, Lina and Maria...goes by the nickname "Soni"... member of the 3.0 GPA Club at FSU (Fall 2012)...majoring in sport management...born on August 19, 1993.


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