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4   Eric Fredette
Eric Fredette

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glastonbury, Conn.

High School:
Glastonbury

Last College:
Vermont

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 165

Position:
2B

B/T:
Right/Right


CAREER HONORS
Team Captain (2011)
All Atlantic 10 Second Team (2010)
Atlantic 10 Player Of The Week (4/26/10)
America East Academic Honor Roll (2008)

IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

-- SEASON --
Sacrifice Hits: T-3rd (10 in 2010)
Hits: T-9th (71 in 2010)

AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Went 2-5 with a run scored at St. Bonaventure (5/20)... At St. Bonaventure (5/19), had a perfect day with two singles in two at bats... Went 3-4 with a RBI and run scored against Fordham (5/14)... Went 1-for-3 with one RBI vs. Charlotte (5/1) ... At Temple (4/17) batted 3-for-5 with four RBI, two runs scored, and one double all on his birthday ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, and one run scored vs. Dayton (4/9) ... Against Dayton (4/8) batted 2-for-3 with two RBI and one run scored ... Scored two runs at Fordham (4/2) ... At George Washington (3/26) went 2-for-4 with a double ... Batted 2-for-4 with three RBI and one run scored vs. Northwestern (3/19) ... Went 2-for3 scoring three runs and walking three times vs. Indiana (3/16) ... Against Army (3/15), walked four times ... Went 3-for-4 vs. Toledo (3/12) ... Scored two runs vs. Michigan (3/5).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Game-By-Game Statistics
Named to All-Atlantic 10 Second Team ... Shared E. Joseph Thompson Most Valuable Player Award honors with Bryan Leigh ... Appeared in 45 of the team's 46 games, starting 45 ... Led the team with a .384 batting average, which ranked seventh in the A-10 ... 71 hits tied for ninth all time in a single season at UMass ... Totaled 11 doubles, one triple, four home runs, 31 RBI and 32 runs scored ... Drew a team-high 19 walks, aiding a .443 on-base percentage ... Had a squad-leading 10 sacrifices ... Slugged .519 ... Made 42 starts as the team's second baseman ... Predominately hit second in the UMass lineup ... Registered a team-high 22 multi-hit games on the year ... Had seven multi-RBI games ... Hit safely in 40 of the 45 contests he appeared in, reaching base in all but one ... Had the squad's longest hitting streak of the season, 16 games (4/7/10-5/2/10) ... Had 2-for-4 outings at the plate at Quinnipiac (5/11) and in games one and three at Xavier (5/14-5/16) ... Drove in three runs in game three at Dayton (5/9) ... Hit 2-for-6 in game two at Dayton (5/8) with a double, two RBI and two runs scored ... Batted 3-for-7 in game one at Dayton (5/7) with an RBI and a run scored ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, triple and a run scored vs. Northeastern (5/5) ... Was named A-10 Player of the Week on Apr. 26 after hitting .636 (14-for-22) over a five-game stretch in a previous week with a double, two home runs, 10 RBI and seven runs scored ... In a three-game series vs. Saint Louis (4/23-4/24), hit 8-for-12 (.667) with two home runs, three runs scored and six RBI ... In game two against the Billikens, capped off the Minutemen's comeback from a 9-3 deficit, hitting a three-run game-tying homer in the bottom of the eighth ... Went 3-for-5 with a double and four runs scored vs. Harvard (4/21) ... Picked up a season-best four RBI in a 3-for-5 performance vs. Central Connecticut (4/20) ... Drove in a pair of runs and drew two walks in game one vs. Richmond (4/10) ... Hit his first two career home runs against UConn (4/7) going 3-for-5 at the plate with three RBI and two runs scored ... Had a pair of 2-for-4 performances, recording RBI in both game one and game three at Charlotte (4/2-4/4) ... Batted 2-for-5 with a double, scoring three runs against Hartford (3/24) ... Capped off an eight game hit streak in game two against William and Mary (3/20) going 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI in game one against William & Mary (3/19) ... Hit 2-for-4 with an RBI in his first game as a Minuteman against Oklahoma St. (3/12).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009 (AT VERMONT):
America East Academic Honor Roll member ... Recorded an RBI in game one at Binghamton (5/15) ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI in game one vs. Bryant (5/12) ... Tallied a single in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Hartford (5/3) ... Had a pair of RBI against Siena (4/30) ... Singled and drove in a run at Maine (4/25) ... Posted a 2-for-3 performance and scored a run vs. Dartmouth (4/21) ... Had an RBI vs. Plattsburgh State (4/15) ... Drove in a run and scored two in game two of a doubleheader at Stony Brook (4/5) ...Scored twice and went 1-for-3 in game two of a doubleheader at Stony Brook (4/4) ... Hit 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in game one against the Seawolves (4/4) ... Went 1-for-3 at Quinnipiac (3/28) ... Batted 1-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored in the second game of a doubleheader at Hofstra (3/21) ... Had a pinch hit single in game one at Hofstra (3/21) ... Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly vs. Eastern Kentucky (3/11) ... Went 1-for-3 at Mississippi (3/7).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008 (AT VERMONT):
America East Academic Honor Roll member ... Contributed in the infield and at the plate as a rookie ... Saw action in 19 games with 11 starts at second base ... Reached base by a hit or a walk in 10 of his 11 starts ...Hit .375 (3-for-8) in five league games ... Had two multi-hit games ... Made his debut at New Orleans on (3/1) ... First career hit vs. Eastern Illinois (3/9) ... Stole first base in Bucknell win (3/13) ... 2-for-4 with a RBI in win at NJIT (4/12) ... Had a key RBI single at Dartmouth (4/22) and made an outstanding play at second to save two runs.

BEFORE COLLEGE: A three-year starter and two-year captain of the baseball team at Glastonbury High School under coach Ken Soucy ... Was the school's 2007 Hartwell Award winner for sportsmanship, leadership and dedication ... A Central Connecticut Conference All-Star in 2006 and 2007 ... Helped lead the Tomahawks to the CCC North title in 2006 ... Played in the summer of 2007 with Team Connecticut Baseball ... Earned the Team Connecticut Lifetime Dedication Award and the Golden Bat Award ... Also played soccer at Glastonbury helping the team to the 2005 state title ... Was a two-time All-Academic GHS honoree in both soccer and baseball.

PERSONAL: Born Eric Paul Fredette on Apr. 17, 1989, in Providence, R.I. ... Son of Paul and Sandra Fredette ... Has one sister, Amanda ... Father, Paul, played baseball at Eckerd College ... Played summer ball for the Manchester Silkworms in the NECBL in 2009 ... Played for Bennington in the NYCBL in the summer of 2008 ... Majoring in Sport Management ... Was an alto saxophone player in the high school band.

CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 4 vs. Saint Louis (4/24/10)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. Harvard (4/21/10)
Doubles: 2 at William & Mary (3/19/10)
Triples: 1 vs. Northeastern (5/5/10)
Home Runs: 2 vs. Connecticut (4/7/10)
RBI: 4 (2x) Last at Temple (4/17/11)
Total Bases: 9 vs. Connecticut (4/7/10)
Hitting Streak: 16 Games (4/7/10-5/2/10)

ERIC FREDETTE'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG. BB SF-SH SB-A
2008* .288 20-16 52 12 15 3 0 0 9 18 .346 8 2-2 0-0
2009* .150 31-22 80 8 12 1 0 0 10 13 .163 14 2-3 3-3
2010 .384 45-45 185 32 71 11 1 4 31 96 .519 19 3-10 0-2
2011 .253 47-47 174 23 44 4 0 0 15 48 .276 18 3-15 3-4

Totals^

.320 92-92 359 55 115 15 1 4 46 144 .401 37 6-25 3-6

* - At Vermont
^ - UMass Only

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