22   Frank Curreri
Frank Curreri


Weymouth, Mass.

High School:
Boston College H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215


Bats / Throws:
Left / Right

Looks to take over as UMass' starting catcher ... Could also play in the outfield.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Played in 37 games, batting .339 with three homers and 27 RBI ... Led the team with a .407 batting average in Atlantic 10 games ... Earned All-Atlantic 10 Tournament honors, after going 6-for-13 with seven runs batted in and a triple over four games ... Went 3-for-4 with four RBI against Xavier in A-10 Tournament ... Was 2-2 with a triple and three RBI in 3-1 win vs. GW at A-10s ... Went 6-for-12 with two RBI in three-game set against St. Joseph's ... Was 4-for-12 with a double and two RBI in series at Temple ... Named A-10 Rookie of the Week and UMass Athlete of the Week on April 21, after going 9-for-21 with three homers and eight RBI in six games ... Went 3-for-4 with two homers and six RBI in final game vs. URI ... Was 2-for-4 with four runs scored in victory at Holy Cross ... Doubled and homered in the final game of the Fordham series ... Drove in three runs in victory over Sacred Heart.

BEFORE UMASS: Three-year starter at catcher for Norm Walsh at Boston College H.S. ... Team captain as a senior, when he hit .414 with six homers and 28 RBI ... Had a career average of .403 with 14 homers, 60 RBI and nine steals ... Led team to state championship during his junior season ... A two-time Catholic Conference All-Star, in addition to being named team MVP and MVP of the Eastern Mass. All-Star game as a senior ... Also captained the hockey team, which won the 2002 state championship ... Two-time Catholic Conference All-Star in hockey, while also being named to the Boston Herald Super Team and Boston Globe Dream Team.

PERSONAL: Born December 4, 1982, in Weymouth, Mass. ... Son of Leonard and Karen Curreri ... Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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