Duo Make an Impact On and Off the Diamond
Hear from Panther Head Coach Joe Jordano
Pitt Goes 12+ Innings in Weekend Two
Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized
Panthers welcome Blue Devils in regular season finale
2016: Appeared in 20 contests as an infielder/designated hitter in his junior season with the Panthers … finished the year with a .265 (9-34) average, adding six RBIs, two doubles, one triple and one home run … his second collegiate home run came in a win at Grambling State on Feb. 27 as he made the score 14-3 in favor of the Panthers … he recorded his first hit of the year in the season opener versus Niagara on Feb. 19, going 1-2 with two RBIs … in his first ACC play of the year, he sent a pinch-hit single through the middle for an RBI … made his first start of the season on March 16 at Kent State, serving as designated hitter … accumulated starts against Kent State (March 30), West Virginia (April 12), Maryland Eastern Shore (May 4), Penn state (May 11) and West Virginia (May 17).
2015: In his season debut against Saint Louis, drew a pinch hit walk and came around to score his first career run ... Slugged his first career homer, driving in two in the first game against Niagara and was also hit by a pitch ... Made three assists in the field in game one against No. 11 North Carolina ... Made first start of the season in the finale against Notre Dame ... Had a single, an RBI and scored a run against Youngstown State ... Against Kent State, made second start of the season, and first at third base, and batted a career high four times ... Also had a career-high five assists in the field ... Made his third start of the season in the finale with Fairfield ... Started at Penn State and walked once ... Pinch hit for one at bat against Virginia Tech.
2014: Appeared in 12 games with two starts as a freshman ... Singled against Presbyterian in first career at-bat.
High School: Rated the 57th best prospect in Pennsylvania by PrepBaseballReport.com...A three-year letter winner at Pittsburgh Central Catholic under head coach Frank LaCava...Had a career average of .400 and led his team to the WPIAL semifinals...A 2013 team captain and National Italian American Pittsburgh Sports Hall of Fame Athlete of the Year...Played for Fred Albert and the Allegheny Pirates in the fall and represented the state of Pennsylvania at the Midwest Classic
Personal: Born on December 12, 1994...son of Patrick and Anita DeMeo...has one sister, Kaitlyn.