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38   Stephen Cardullo
Stephen Cardullo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coral Springs, FL

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
INF

Experience:
4 VL

B/T:
R/R


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2010: Third team preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball.

2009: Baseball America first team All-American at shortstop...became just the second shortstop in school history to earn first team All-America accolades joining Dick Howser (1957 & 1958)...named a semifinalist for the Brooks Wallace Award presented to the nation's top shortstop...earned second team All-ACC accolades...named to the NCAA Tallahassee All-Region Team...honored as the ACC Player of the Week on March 30...finished the season hitting .376 in 62 games with 20 doubles, 10 home runs and 51 RBI in his first year as an everyday starter...ranked second on the team in hits (89), runs (76) and stolen bases (20), while tying for the team lead in triples with three...surpassed his career totals in every major offensive category...finished the year ranked in eight offensive categories in the ACC including runs scored (t-2nd), walks (t-4th), stolen bases (t-5th), on-base percentage (6th), hits (7th), batting average (7th), doubles (t-7th) and total bases (t-9th)...ranked nationally in runs per game, runs, hits and walks...had a record setting performance against Ohio State in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional championship final going 7-for-9 with five RBI, five runs, three doubles and a triple...set the NCAA Tournament single-game record for hits and at-bats...tied the school record for hits and at-bats in a game...established a career-high with five runs scored...finished the series with a .600 average and 12 hits, recording multiple hits in all three games, 10 RBI, four doubles and 18 total bases...made 62 starts on the year - 47 at shortstop, 12 at first base and three more at second...led the team with 28 multi-hit games...put together a team best 17-game hitting streak during the season...went 11 straight games without committing an error at shortstop, a span covering 36 total chances...finished the Maryland series batting .571 (8-for-14)...recorded three home runs, drove in eight and scored seven times...went 3-for-5 in the series finale against the Terps with two home runs and a career-high six RBI...notched four hits in the ACC Tournament with two coming in the opening game against Boston College...recorded a career-high 15 putouts at first base on opening day against Hofstra...tallied a season-high six assists three times including twice in back-to-back contests at Georgia Tech and once against Miami...career .374 batting average and .610 slugging percentage ranks as the sixth and ninth highest, respectively in school history among hitters between 300 and 499 at-bats.

2008: Appeared in 41 games with 10 starts as a sophomore making seven starts at third and three as the Seminole designated hitter...hit .387 (24-of-62) registering the fourth highest batting average in a single-season in school history among players with 50 to 100 at-bats...posted five doubles and three home runs en route to a .613 slugging percentage...finished the year with 17 runs and 17 RBI...was equally impressive during league play batting .400 with 12 hits in 30 at-bats...belted three doubles and two home runs (Miami and NC State), while scoring seven times and driving in six...was a perfect 2-for-2 in stolen bases against conference foes...made his first start of the season in game three against Miami collecting two hits, two runs scored and an RBI...was the starting third baseman for all three games at North Carolina...led all Seminoles in average (.444), on-base percentage (.538) and hits (4) during the three-game set against the Tar Heels...recorded a career-high three hits in game two versus Savannah State...finished the series hitting .667 with two multi-hit games...batted .500 (2-for-4) at the ACC Tournament in Jacksonville...biggest hit of the tournament was a one out, ninth inning single to ignite the Seminoles' ninth-inning rally over UNC...earned playing time in four of the five games of the Tallahassee Regional...recorded a hit and two RBI in an elimination victory over Bucknell...played in all three games of the Super Regional series victory over Wichita State...tied for third on the team with four pinch hits...posted a .448 average with runners in scoring position, the third highest on the team...hit .432 against right handed hitters.

2007: Played in 12 games and hit .273...recorded his first collegiate hit, a three-run home run, against North Florida...registered two RBI in two games against Siena...recorded an RBI in three straight games...tied a career-high with two official at-bats twice against Tennessee (2/4) and Siena (3/4)...got a hit in his final at-bat of the season, a single against Stetson in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.

HIGH SCHOOL: Hit .398 as a senior with six home runs, six doubles and 21 RBI in 30 games his senior year...slugged .670 and posted a .461 on base percentage...swiped six bases in eight attempts...named a Miami Herald and South Florida Sun Sentinel Second Team All-County selection in 2005 and 2006...led St. Thomas Aquinas to the district championships in 2004, 2005 and 2006...offensive MVP at St. Thomas in 2005 and 2006...hit .412 with seven home runs, nine doubles and 29 RBI as a junior...named the top prospect at the 2005 Perfect Game Academic Showcase...participated in the 2006 World Showcase, 2005 Academic Showcase and 2005 Sunshine East Showcase...also lettered in football as a junior and a senior...member of the Aquinas football team that was the state runner-up in 2004 and 2005...posted a 3.87 GPA at St. Thomas Aquinas...received the St. Thomas Scholar Athlete Award in 2005 and 2006...named to the FHSAA All-State academic team in 2006...

PERSONAL: Son of Stephen Sr. and Kelli Cardullo...has a sister Stephanie and a brother Christopher...two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll (2006-07, 2007-08)...member of the 3.0 GPA Club (Fall 2009) at FSU...played summer ball in 2009 with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod League...left the league after playing just four games due to injury...major is finance...born on August 31, 1987.

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