15   Steve Asadoorian
Steve Asadoorian


Whitinsville, Mass.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180



AS A JUNIOR: Started 22 games (20 of them in centerfield)... Ended year on season-high five game hit streak (5/13-21) where he was 7-for-17 (.412) with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored... Injured groin sliding into second base in Holy Cross game (3/24), and missed seven of the next eight games... Made first start back in the lineup against Connecticut (4/8) in right field... 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two stolen bases in win over Canisius (3/16)... Collected game-winning RBI in win over St. Joseph's (5/14), walking with the bases loaded in the first inning to put UMass up 2-1 in 11-1 victory... 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in first round A-10 Tournament game against La Salle (5/20)... 5-for-13 (.385) with a double, two RBIs and a run scored in three A-10 Tournament games...

AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw time both in left field and at third base... Hit 1.000 (3-for-3) in pinch-hitting appearances... Had a career-high five hits in six at bats with a double and two runs scored in the 15-11 win over Vermont (4/28)... Had a pinch-hit RBI single and scored in the 11-10 comeback win over Fordham (4/19)... Hit first collegiate home run in 15-9 win over La Salle (3/29)... Posted first multi-RBI game driving in three runs while going 3-for-5 at the plate in win over Providence (3/24)... Had game winning RBI against C.W. Post with an eighth inning pinch-hit double (3/20)... Drove in game-winning run in 4-2 win over South Florida (3/8)...

AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 14 games, starting one... Tied for second on team with 13 appearances off the bench... Smacked first collegiate hit and RBI vs. Rider (3/17)... Had a hit and scored two runs vs. St. Joseph's (5/10)...

BEFORE UMASS: Played baseball, football and basketball at Northbridge High School... Captained both the baseball and football teams his senior year... Batted .370 his senior year going 13 for 13 in stolen base attempts... Finished his career with a .417 batting average... Also ran for 965 yards and 18 touchdowns his senior year in helping Northbridge to a 9-1 record... A three-time League and County All-Star in baseball and two-time in football... Received the Umpire's Award and named baseball team most valuable player his senior year... Played in the Central Mass. All-Star game as a senior... Helped New England Mariners squad to two Baseball National Championships...

PERSONAL: An Exercise Science major... Born November 15, 1977 in Worcester, Mass.... Son of Steven and Virginia Asadoorian.

Asadoorian's Career Highs

At-Bats: 6 at Vermont, 4/28/98
Runs: 2, eight times, last at St. Joseph's, 5/14/99
Hits: 5 at Vermont, 4/28/98
RBIs: 3 at La Salle, 3/29/98
Doubles: 1, six times, last vs. La Salle, 5/20/99
Home Runs: 1 at La Salle, 3/29/98
Stolen Bases: 2 vs. Canisius, 3/16/99

Asadoorian's Career Stats

1997 .150 14-0 20 4 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1-1
1998 .403 23-16 62 16 25 4 0 1 17 4 10 2-4
1999 .274 31-22 73 10 20 2 0 0 10 9 16 5-6
Career .310 68-38 155 30 48 6 0 1 28 14 27 8-11
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