17 - Mike Scarcello
Mike Scarcello
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
High School: Timon St. Jude
Position: INF

2013: Named to the All-MAC second team after a strong season anchoring the bottom of the lineup... started all 57 games for the team, setting a single-season program record, and batted .277... drew 28 walks and had a .387 on-base percentage... drove in a career-high 21 runs... had 13 multi-hit and five multi-RBI games... had a 10-game hit streak (2nd best on the team) and a 15-game streak reaching base, including a new 11-game streak he will carry into 2014.

2012: Took his offensive game to a new level in his second season, increasing his batting average from .211 to .323 while starting in 34  games and playing in 42 games total... had 10 doubles... hit two home runs and drove in 15 runs... slugged .449... had 12 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games... ended the season on a seven-game hit streak... went 3-4 with two doubles in a win over Morehead State (3/4)... hit a home run and drove in four runs to help the team win at Central Michigan (3/24)... drove in two runs to help the team advance to the semifinal round of the MAC tournament (5/25).

2011: Served as the team’s utility infielders, seeing time at second base, shortstop and third base... appeared in 28 games, making 11 starts... batted .211 with three runs batted in... made five sacrifices (two sac flies, three bunts)... went 1-3 with a walk, stolen base and RBI against East Carolina (3/16)... drew three walks against Niagara (5/4). 

High School: Earned three letters for local high school Timon St. Jude, including one season as captain... named to the First-Team All Catholic team as a senior... named the team’s MVP twice... also played basketball and volleyball in high school.

Personal: Born Feburary 17, 1992... son of David and Trisha... has brothers Sam and David and one sister, Jillian... favorite athlete is Evan Longoria... favorite movie is The Sandlot... chose UB because of opportunities both academically and with athletics.