The Senior First Baseman Finished Top-Five in the Conference in Average, Hits, RBI and Total Bases
JUNIOR (2011) Selected to the All-Big East Third Team...started 26 games in his first season as a Panther...posted a .337 batting average, second highest among Pitt's returning players...stole eight bases...tallied 25 RBI, the highest of the returning players...proved to be the hardest player on the team to strike out with 10 strikeouts in 104 at-bats.
DUQUESNE As a sophomore batted .302 with a .444 on base percentage and six homeruns...selected to the ESPN Academic All-District team and the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference team...went 4-7 with one RBI in two appearances against Pitt in 2010.
HIGH SCHOOL DeFabio was a three-year letterman in baseball and soccer at Plum High School...selected as a two-time WPIAL All-Section baseball team member
PERSONAL Born July 18, 1990...son of Lou and Maureen DeFabio...majoring in finance with a minor in economics.