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22   Mike Geannelis
Mike Geannelis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Williamstown, Mass.

High School:
IMG Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
RHP

B/T:
L/R


05/20/2014

UMass Baseball's Geannelis Tabbed Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year

The two-way player led UMass in batting average and wins this season.

05/13/2014

UMass Baseball's Geannelis Tapped As A-10 Rookie Of The Week

The pitcher/designated hitter was 2-0 and hit .625 last week for the Minutemen.

05/12/2014

BB vs. VCU (3)

BB vs. VCU (3) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

05/10/2014

BB vs. VCU (2)

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

04/03/2014

BB vs. BC

BB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

CAREER HONORS
2014 Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year
2014 All-New England Second Team (UT)
2014 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (5/13/14)
Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (4/14/14)

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Became the first player in program history to be named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year ... Also earned All-New England second team and Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team honors ... Led the team with a .347 batting average (33-for-95) with five doubles, two home runs, 16 RBI and 11 runs scored over 29 games, 26 starts ... Started all 26 as the designated hitter, batting third in the order most often ... Had 10 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games ... In Atlantic 10 play, hit a team-high .382 (21-for-55) over 15 games with two doubles, two home runs, 12 RBI and five runs scored ... Was 4-2 on the mound in conference action over 11 appearances, 22 innings, with a 4.09 ERA, 14 strikeouts and five walks ... Hit first career grand slam at Saint Joseph's (5/15) ... Went 3-for-4 and 2-for-4 in back-to-back games against VCU (5/10-5/11), part of a stretch of four straight multi-hit games with an RBI in each contest (4/29-5/11) ... Also collected two wins on the mound in the three-game series against the Rams ... Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings of relief for the victory in the series finale with one strikeout, Coach Stone's 700th career win ... In game one against VCU (5/9), tossed 3.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen for third win of the year, allowing just two singles with no walks and four strikeouts ... Batted 2-for-4 with an RBI at George Washington (4/18), also earning the win after pitching a perfect two-thirds of an inning in relief ... Tossed three innings of hitless relief and was the winning pitcher against Saint Louis (4/12), facing one batter over the minimum ... Scored a run as part of a 2-for-4 afternoon against SLU (4/11) ... Threw four innings in relief versus Dayton (4/5), allowing one run on four hits while striking out three ... At Richmond (3/29), hit first career home run to drive in two runs ... Tossed 1.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen at La Salle (3/23) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double at Hartford (3/19) ... Had a double and two runs scored against Army (3/15), part of a seven-game hitting streak (3/9-3/29) ... Against North Carolina A&T (3/8), went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI ... Made first career start on the mound at Maryland (3/2) giving up two runs on four hits with two walks and one strikeout ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored along with two-thirds of an inning on the bump, tallying one strikeout against Army (2/23) ... Hit 1-for-4 in college debut, which was the first game of a doubleheader against Army (2/22).

BEFORE UMASS: Pitched for the Pittsfield Suns of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League in the Summer of 2013 ... Went 5-4 over 15 appearances (41 innings) for the Suns with three starts ... Struck out 38 and walked 17 ... Won NEPSAC Championship at Salisbury School as a junior ... Named Lakes Region All-Star at Proctor Academy as a sophomore ... Western Massachusetts Champion at Mt. Greylock (Williamstown, Mass.) as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Born Michael John Geannelis on Feb. 9, 1994 in Bennington, Vt. ... Son of Peter Geannelis and Laurie Marrs ... Brother of Chris, Evan and Alex ... Plans to major in business.

CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 2 (6x) Last at George Washington (4/18/14)
Runs Scored: 2 (2x) Last vs. Army (3/15/14)
Doubles: 1 (3x) Last at Hartford (3/19/14)
Triples:
Home Runs: 1 At Richmond (2/29/14)
RBI: 2 Last vs. Army (2/23/14)
Total Bases: 4 Last at Richmond (3/29/14)
Hitting Streak: Four Games (3/19/14-3/29/14)

Innings Pitched: 4.0 (2x) Last vs. Dayton (4/5/14)
Strikeouts: 3 vs. Dayton (4/5/14)

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