24 Pat Fortunato
24 Pat Fortunato
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: RS SR
Hometown: Stratford, Conn.
High School: Fairfield Prep HS
Previous College: Winthrop
Position: INF
Last School: Winthrop
Bats/Throws: R/R

Career Honors/Accomplishments:

  • 2013 College Sports Madness Preseason All Conference Team
  • 2012 Atlantic 10 First Team 

2012: Was ond of just three players to appear in each of the team's 59 games (58 starts)... Finished the year with 56 hits, 40 runs and 34 RBI... Had 13 doubles, two homers and 11 stolem bases... Was an Atlantic 10 First Team selection... Went 3-for-4 with a run and a stolen base at William & Mary on Feb. 18... Had two hits, three runs and a stolen base in URI's non-conference matchup against Xavier on Feb. 25... Recorded three hits (two doubles), three runs and two RBI at Vanderbilt on March 4... Went 2-for-4 at Pepperdine on March 10... Drove in three runs and scored twice over a two-game set at Cal State Northridge... Combined for four hits and three runs in three games at UC Santa Barbara... Went 2-for-2 with a homerun and three RBI against Charlotte on March 25... Recorded two hits, two runs and two RBI at Saint Joseph's on April 1... Was 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored against Bryant... Had four hits, four RBI two runs and a stolen base in the series at St. Bonaventure... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs against Xavier on April 21... Recorded three hits, two RBI and a run scored at Fordham on May 6... Had an 11-game hit streak from April 21-May 11... Drove in two runn asn scored twice at Temple on May 18. 

2011: Appeared in 49 games with 155 at-bats... Finished the season with a .252 batting average, 39 hits, 20 RBI, 18 walks and 17 runs... Tied for fourth on the team in multiple hit games, with 11... At No. 1 Florida from March 11-13, nabbed four hits and three RBI... Followed on March 18 vs. No. 19 Connecticut with two hits and two RBI... At No. 4 South Carolina on March 23, had two RBI and one hit and double... Brought home two runners and had two hits in three at-bats against Boston College on March 30... In a series vs. Massachusetts from May 6-8, nabbed five hits and one run, RBI and double... Had seven multiple RBI games for fifth on the Rams.

Winthrop University: Spent his freshman season at Winthrop, making 13 pitching appearances while striking out six... Also had one hit in eight at-bats.

High School: Was a four-year member of the baseball and basketball teams at Fairfield Prep... Was an All-Area, All-SCC and two-time All-State selection... Participated in the Connecticut All-Star Game as a junior and senior.

Personal: Born November 30, 1989... Son of Cynthia and Pat Fortunato - who played baseball at the University of New Haven... Has an older sister, Emily... Enjoys fishing and playing basketball... Favorite team is the New York Yankees... Favorite athlete is Derek Jeter... Majoring in Sociology.