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#3 James Gargano, IF


Position: IF
Date of Birth: 04/19/1999
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 180 lbs
College Experience: Butler
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Naperville, IL
School Year: Freshman


High School: Earned two varsity letters in baseball at Neuqua Valley under the direction of head coach Robin Renner...  2017 DuPage Valley Conference Champions and Sectional Champions... Ended the year 35-2-1 overall with a 23-1 mark against conference opponents... 2016 Regional Champions... Ended 2016 with a 24-14-1 overall record...  Two-time DuPage County All-Area First Team selection (2016, 2017)... Two-time DuPage Valley First Team All-Conference honoree... Chicago Tribune First Team All-Area selection (2016, 2017)... Selected as a PBR Second Team All-State Player as a senior... Named Chicago Tribune/Naperville Sun Player of the Year in 2017... Hit .409 his senior season with 52 hits... Led the team with 45 runs scored and 21 doubles... Only committed five errors in 130 chances... Set the all-time career program record for doubles (37) and ranks second all-time in school history with 106 hits... Set the single-season record for plate appearances in 2016... Holds the single-season record for doubles and defensive fielding percentage... Voted as Wildcat Player of the Year by coaches and teammates in 2016 & 2017... Hit a home run in his first varsity at-bat against Collierville... Hit two home runs against Romeoville... Led his team in extra base hits in both 2016 and 2017. Played club baseball for the 29ers... Academic All-Conference selection.

Personal: Son of Jim and Patty Gargano... Has two sisters, Ally & Christina... Majoring in Business and Marketing.

2018 Roster »
11 Ryan Smith P
12 Dillon Good P
13 John Clayton P
17 Nick Zwack P
18 Sam Byrns P
19 Max Hunter P
28 Logan Teske P
29 Noah Stone P
31 Jason Antalek P
33 Gregory Allard P
37 Tyler Germanowski P
40 Ian Murphy P
48 Zach Strickland P
2 Austin Powell C
10 Carlos Pino C
26 Cameron Comer C
42 Danny Martin C
3 James Gargano IF
4 John Dempsey 3B
7 Jordan Kozicky IF
20 Tyler Kelder IF
23 Herman Alvarado IF
35 Derek Ripp 1B
44 Andrew Taft 1B
1 Darius Foster OF
6 Noah Searcy OF
14 Dillon Lifrieri OF
15 Henry Eilen OF
16 Easton Bertrand OF
22 Cam Coakley OF
8 Jacob Hitz UTL
39 Justin Tuey UTL

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