Named the Akadema/NEC Rookie of the Week on May 12...Started in 40 of the 43 games he played in...Posted a .291 (43-148) average with 24 RBI and 20 runs scored....Had five doubles...Fourth on the team in batting average...Fourth on the team in runs batted in...Led the team in times hit-by-a-pitch (8)...Had a team-best three sacrifice fly balls...Stole a team-high five stolen bases...Was 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored against Davidson on Mar. 8...Was 1-for-3 with an RBI double against Davidson in the second game of a doubleheader...Drove in two runs against Michigan State on Mar. 14...Was 2-for-4 with two RBI against Central Connecticut State on Apr. 5...Was 2-for-3 against CCSU on Apr. 5 in the second game of a twinbill...Was 2-for-5 with three RBI against Fairleigh Dickinson on Apr. 12...Was 3-for-5 with three runs scored against Vermont on Apr. 23...Drove in seven runs over the first three games of a four-game series against Long Island...Was 3-for-5 with four RBI against Sacred Heart in the first game of a doubleheader on May 11.
Two-sport, four-time letterwinner for football and baseball at Waterford (Conn.) High School...two-time All-ECC First Team...New London Day All-Area...Norwich Bulletin All-Area...American Legion All Star...Class S Football All-State selection.
Born in New London, Conn....son of Kathryn and Michael Amanti...majoring in liberal arts.