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27   Mike DiCato
Mike DiCato

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winthrop, Mass

High School:
Malden Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
RHP

B/T::
Right/Right


04/06/2009

2009 Mike DiCato Photo Gallery

2009 Mike DiCato Photo Gallery




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CAREER HONORS
UMass Athlete of the Week (4/23/2008)

IN THE UMASS RECORD BOOK

-- CAREER --
Appearances: T-2nd (59)

AS A SENIOR IN 2009: Game-By-Game Statistics
Posted a record of 5-4 with an ERA of 6.71. Pitched 60.1 innings while striking out 37 batters and walking 17 ... Pitched 6 innings against Xavier in the Atlantic-10 tournament (5/22) ... Improved to 6-1 on the season with a win against Duquesne (5/15), allowing just two earned runs in seven innings with five strikeouts ... Pitched seven innings against Rhode Island (5/8) ... Threw 8.0 innings and combined with teammate Bryan Leigh to post the team's second shutout of the season, a two-hitter against Saint Bonaventure (5/1), and struck out a career-high 12 batters ... Moved his record to 5-1 on the year with the 6-0 win over the Bonnies and was honored as the Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week the following Monday ... Earned a win at La Salle (4/24), tossing 6.1 innings with four strikeouts ... Pitched a complete-game shutout against Saint Joseph's (4/17), scattering six hits over nine innings and striking out seven batters to pick up the win in head coach Mike Stone's 600th career victory. Named Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week following that performance ... Worked 8.2 innings at Saint Louis (4/11) and fanned nine batters on the way to his second win over the season ... Took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against Fordham (3/28) and allowed just one hit in 6.0 innings on the mound ... Had eight strikeouts in 5.1 innings on the mound at Richmond (3/21) ... Fanned six batters in 6.1 innings at Navy (3/14) ... Pitched seven innings and struck out nine batters in a 9-8 win over Arizona (3/7) and earned his first victory of the season.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 11 games, eight of them starts ... Finished with a 5-3 record with a 4.88 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 62 2/3 innings pitched ... Led the team in wins, batting average against (.252), and complete games (2) ... Was second on the team in innings pitched and strikeouts ... Fired eight innings of six-hit ball, allowing two earned runs, striking out five and walking none at Rhode Island (5/10) ... Recorded fourth win of the season by pitching a complete game giving up four earned runs on 10 hits in the middle game of a weekend series at Saint Joseph's (4/26) ... Was named UMass/Dinn Bros. Co-Athlete of the Week for his efforts on 4/15 and 4/20 ... Captured his third win of the season against Charlotte (4/20) by pitching 5 2/3 allowing 4 runs and striking out six ... Took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before allowing three runs on two hits while earning the win in the Beanpot Championship against Boston College at Fenway Park (4/15) ... Recorded first win of the season by pitching 6 2/3 scoreless innings only allowing three hits against Harvard in the first round of the Beanpot Tournament (4/9) ... Made first start of the season against UConn (3/24). Lasted 7.2 innings giving up four runs and nine hits ... Closed out the final inning in the second game against Army (3/16), tossing a perfect inning of relief ... Made season debut against Arizona State (3/8) for 1.1 innings.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 16 games as a pitcher for the Minutemen, nine of them starts ... Posted a 0-7 record with a 6.17 ERA and two saves ... Earned his second save of the season against Saint Louis (5/13), giving up one hit and one earned run in 2.1 innings ... Pitched a perfect inning in relief against Saint Louis (5/12), striking out two batters ... Threw 3 1/3 shutout innings of relief, allowing one walk and no hits while striking out one vs. Richmond (5/5) ... Saved his first game of the season against Vermont (5/2) ... Pitched 1 1/3 innings of perfect relief at Northeastern (4/19) ... Tossed 7 2/3 innings of stellar relief in the nightcap of the doubleheader against Rhode Island (4/7). Was the tough-luck loser in the game allowing two runs, one earned.

AS A FRESHMAN: Game-By-Game Statistics
Made 18 pitching appearances and one start ... Had a 1-2 record with 7.27 ERA and a save in 26 innings pitched ... Pitched one perfect inning in his debut at South Florida (3/12) ... Earned his first career win at LaSalle ... Pitched 3.2 shutout innings to earn the save at Rollins College (3/21).

BEFORE UMASS: Four year varsity letter winner and two time captain for Steve Freker at Malden Catholic ... Left Malden with a .509 career batting average and 57 RBI at the plate and a 8-4 record on the hill with a 1.49 ERA and 227 strikeouts ... Helped Malden to an 18-8 record and a Division I state title in 2003 ... Named team MVP and conference All-Star as a junior in 2004 ... His senior season he lead the Lancers to a state tournament berth with both his arm and his bat ... Lead all wooden bat hitters with a .528 average and 25 RBI while swiping 12 bases ... On the hill he posted a 4-2 record with a 1.67 ERA ... For his efforts he was named the Catholic Conference MVP and his second consecutive team MVP award ... Earned an All-Scholastic selection by the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald ... Also named an Honorable Mention All-American by ACBA ... Earned the prestigious Saragosa Memorial Award for the top student athlete at Malden Catholic.

PERSONAL: Born February 2, 1987, in Winthrop, Mass. ... Son of Salvador and Denise DiCato ... Has one brother, Matthew ... Majoring in Sociology.

Career Highs

Innings Pitched: 8 at Saint Joseph's (4/26/08)
Strikeouts: 6 (3x); Last at Richmond (3/22/09)

Mike DiCato's Career Statistics at UMass

YEAR ERA W-L Saves APP GS CG SHO/CBO IP H R ER BB SO Opp AVG.
2006 7.27 1-2 1 18 1 0 0/0 26.0 34 28 21 27 12 .309
2007 6.17 0-7 2 16 5 0 0/0 46.2 49 38 32 25 30 .277
2008 4.88 5-3 0 11 8 2 0/1 62.2 60 39 34 23 39 .252
2009 6.71 5-4 0 14 9 0 0/0 60.1 79 50 45 15 37 .321
Totals 6.07 11-16 3 59 23 2 0/1 195.2 222 155 132 90 118 .288

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    vs Beanpot At NU TBA
    Tuesday, Apr 22
    vs Connecticut 3:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Apr 25
    at Fordham 3:30 PM
    Saturday, Apr 26
    at Fordham 7:00 PM
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