Pitt allowed nine unanswered runs in the loss after leading 10-2 in the fifth
2013: Saw action in 20 games with 12 starts prior to suffering a season ending injury at USF...finished the year with a .288 average with 11 runs, 15 hits, four RBI and five steals...had multiple hits in all three games of the Wichita State series...started the season with a five-game hitting streak...also had a three-game hit streak on the season.
At Maryland: Redshirted the 2012 season.
High School: Named a Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American his senior year and received Rawlings Pre-Season All-American Honorable Mention honors... batted .478 with a .634 on-base percentage and a.944 slugging percentage, hitting nine home runs in 90 at-bats...stole 29 bases and drove in 39 runs in 34 games...finished his senior campaign with the honors of Baltimore Sun First Team All-Metro, Maryland First Team All-State, MSABC Team Maryland Selection, MSABC Brooks Robinson All-Star Selection, first team All-MIAA Conference, Perfect Game First Team All-Atlantic Region and Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year Nominee...received a No. 2 state ranking and No. 249 national ranking from Perfect Game...batted .438 with three home runs his junior year, stealing 34 bases in 35 games...named to Maryland First Team All-State and was an Under Armour PS All-American...tied the Maryland state record for career triples (24)...set career school records in hits (162), triples, and stolen bases (115)...graduated with a 4.0 GPA as a member of the National Honors Society.
Personal: Born on March 16, 1993...son of Albert and Jennifer Lardo...has one sister, Olivia...enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.