Phil Konieczny nearly doubled his career batting average prior to the 2010 season when he hit .322... held a .981 fielding percentage...recorded at least three hits in a game on five separate occasions...quadrupled his previous two season total of 10 hits with 49 hits in 2010... named to the CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District baseball team for his 3.99 cumulative grade point average in computer engineering...earned a perfect 4.0 GPA in his last five semesters and is a member of the University Honors College.
Philip Konieczny made 12 appearances in 2009 for the Panthers, starting four games...in his first appearance of the season at Ohio on March 4, Konieczny went 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI...went 2-for-5 and scored twice in a 17-5 win against Akron on March 31...carried a perfect fielding percentage after splitting time in both the outfield and infield during the year.
Konieczny appeared in 24 games last season with the Panthers...held a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage, recording nine putouts as well as nine assists...had two hits off four at bats, driving in five runs and scoring once in a 17-6 win over cross town rival Duquesne University April 16.
Konieczny compiled a career batting average of .394 with 17 homeruns, 123 hits, including 25 doubles...batted a career-high .450 as a senior, tallying 11 homeruns on 54 hits and scoring 46 runs...was the lone sophomore infielder in the state to bat over .400 in 2005...stole a career-high 15 bases as a junior...set school record for most walks in a career...a three-time all-region and all-city player...named the Region Player of the Year as a senior...garnered all-state and All-America honorable mention in 2007...helped the team to the state tournament as a sophomore and a seventh-place state finish as a junior...finished fifth in the state in 2007, while compiling the best offense among 5A programs in the state and setting a state record for team doubles in a season...was a two-year member of the Arizona Finest Legion team...won the Las Vegas tournament and finished second in the state among Legion teams...a member of the National Honor Society and the Math Honor Society...named an AP Scholar, as well as a National Merit Commended Student.
Born February 27, 1989...Son of Michael and Denise Konieczny...has one brother, Avery (16)...an engineering major.
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