12   Rich Graef
Rich Graef


Simsbury, Conn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180




Homers Carry Saint Joe's Past UMass, 10-5

Campero hits 3-for-3 with an RBI in the setback for the Minutemen.


Tuesday Game At UConn Next For Baseball

The Minutemen will travel to Storrs, Conn., to take on the Huskies at 3 p.m.


Baseball Drops Series Finale To La Salle, 6-2

Cusick and Graef each tally two hits for the Minutemen.


Baseball Falls To La Salle, 17-5

McLam went 2-for-3 and extended his reached base streak to 18 games.


Baseball Heads To La Salle Looking To Extend Win Streak

The Minutemen, winners of four straight, will play a three-game A-10 series in Philadelphia this weekend.



BB vs. FORDHAM SENIOR DAY Photos by Thom Kendall '93


BB vs. FORDHAM (1)

BB vs. FORDHAM (1) Photos by Thom Kendall '93



BB vs. NU (BEANPOT) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


BB vs. NJIT (2)

BB vs. NJIT (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

AS A SENIOR IN 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 45 games and started 28 in left field ... Batted second in the order ... Finished the season with a .261 batting average, 47 hits, 30 runs scored, 15 RBI, and 13 stolen bases ... Notched two hits, a run scored, and a stolen base in the second game of the doubleheader at Temple (5/17) ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, two walks, two runs scored and an RBI vs. Fordham (5/5) ... Hit first collegiate triple and recorded two RBI at Quinnipiac (5/1) ... At La Salle (4/20), went 3-for-4 with an RBI and run scored ... Notched four hits vs. Central Connecticut (4/16) ... In the second game of the doubleheader vs. St. Bonaventure (4/13), batted 2-for-4 with two RBI ... Collected two RBI and scored two runs vs. Boston College (4/10) ... Recorded three hits, scored two runs, stole a base, and knocked in two runs in the second game against NJIT (3/30) ... Went 2-for-3 in the second game of the doubleheader at George Washington (3/22) ... Scored two runs and stole a base at Seton Hall (3/17) ... Against Tennesse (3/2), went 3-for-5 with a run scored ... In season debut vs. #22/23 Notre Dame (3/1), knocked in a run.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 43 games and started 41 ... Had a batting average of .333 collecting 46 hits, 17 RBI and 23 runs scored ... Had 13 multi-hit games ... Went 2-for-4, scoring two runs vs. Richmond (5/23) ... Recorded two RBI against George Washington (5/18) ... At Dayton (5/10), went 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and run scored ... Knocked in two runs in a 2-for-4 day against Maine (4/25) ... At Saint Louis (4/22), notched two hits, two RBI and a run scored ... Stole two bases while going 2-for-4 vs. La Salle (4/7) ... Collected his first two RBI of the season at Fordham (3/23) ... Scored two runs and went 2-for-5 at Hartford (3/13) ... At Central Florida (3/9), went 1-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and a stolen base.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 42 games and started in 38, 31 of the times as center field ... batted .271 with 20 runs scored, 38 hits, two doubles and 12 RBI ... Went 1-for-2 at Rhode Island (5/7)... Against Charlotte (5/1) batted 2-for-3 with one RBI ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored at Central Connecticut (4/19) ... At Temple (4/15) batted 3-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI ... Went 2-for-4 at Connecticut (4/6) ... Against Albany (4/2) went 2-for-4 with two RBI ... At Hartford (3/31), tallied four hits in five at-bats with three runs scored, one RBI, and one double ... Went 2-for-5 vs. Bucknell (3/18) ... Scored two runs and walked twice vs. Indiana (3/16) ... Against Michigan (3/5) went 2-for-4 batting in one run.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 13 games, starting twice in left field ... Hit .444 (4-for-9) with a double, an RBI and three runs scored ... Was 1-for-1 in stolen base attempts ... Started at Quinnipiac (5/11) and went 1-for-5 at the plate with a run scored and a stolen base ... Pinch ran and scored a run at Charlotte (4/2) ... In his first collegiate start against Hartford (3/24), hit 2-for-3 with a double, one run scored and one RBI ... Collected his first collegiate hit in his first at-bat at Oklahoma State (3/13) and also drew a walk in that contest.

BEFORE UMASS: Played four seasons as a pitcher and outfielder at Simsbury High School under Coach Keith Wetjen ... Helped the Trojans win the CCC-North title during his freshman and junior seasons ... Was named CCC All-Conference following his sophomore, junior and senior campaigns ... Hit .405 for his high school career with 63 stolen bases, 57 runs scored, 48 RBI and a .502 on base percentage ... Earned all-zone selections in 2008 and 2009 ... Was a member of the Connecticut Senior Team in 2009 ... Selected as team captain as a senior ... Batted .420 with 19 RBI and 20 stolen bases as a senior ... Also played soccer and basketball while at Simsbury High and served as captain of both squads.

PERSONAL: Born Richard Philip Graef on Dec. 5, 1990, in Athens, Ga. ... Son of Richard and Mary Graef ... Majoring in Sport Management.

Hits: 4 (2x) Last vs. Central Connecticut (4/16/13)
Runs Scored: 3 (2x) at Temple (5/18/13)
Doubles: 1 (7x) Last at Temple (5/18/13)
Triples: 1 at Quinnipiac (5/1/13)
Home Runs: --
RBI: 2 (5x) Last vs. Quinnipiac (5/1/13)
Total Bases: 5 vs. Hartford (3/31/11)
Hitting Streak: Nine Games (4/15/11-4/24/11)

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