2012: Posted a 2-2 record and 4.45 ERA during his sophomore season...recorded 35 strikeouts while walking 13 batters in 32.1 innings...his ratio of 9.74 strikeouts per nine innings led the pitching staff...tied for first on the team in relief appearances (17)...started against Akron on April 10 and earned a winning decision to go along with his eight-strikeout performance...struck out five in three innings of relief against Youngstown State on May 15 in a 5-2 win...tossed 6.2 consecutive shutout innings in relief appearances against USF (April 14), Akron (April 18), and West Virginia (April 22).
2011: Made two appearances, tallying two strikeouts in 3.1 innings pitched...allowed three hits...received medical redshirt.
2010: Struck out 31 batters in 37 innings of work...notched his first career victory against Rutgers on April 3 and finished with a 3-4 overall record...pitched three innings against Ball State on March 5, recording a career-high six strikeouts...second on the team in saves with five...pitched two innings in relief without allowing a hit or a run to set up the single-season record-breaking save for teammate Joe Leonard on May 15.
High School: Helped his team win the city championship title in 2008 and 2009...named an all-city pitcher from 2006-09, an all-city catcher in 2008, and an all-city infielder in 2007...named to the Tribune Review's Top-10 High School Baseball Players in 2008...was the team captain of his team as a sophomore, junior, and senior...played four seasons for Springdale...helped the Pittsburgh Allderdice swim team to city league championship titles in 2006-09...earned 12 gold medals, two silver medals, and one bronze medal...USMC distinguished athlete in 2009...member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born April 18, 1991...son of Joe and the late Judy Leonardi...has one sister, Jamie...health and physical activity major.