One the team's senior leaders... owns a great work ethic and is a great clubhouse guy... a versatile player who has played everywhere in his two seasons at Wake Forest except center field, and pitcher... is a preseason favorite to land a starting role at first or third base... a natural infielder who possesses a very strong arm... has good range and played shortstop and third base at Army... transferred to Wake Forest from West Point after his freshman season along with Indy Wilkinson... a Cape Cod native who played the last three years in that league... comes from a West Point family... father, Dan, was a hockey and soccer team captain at Army... brother, Mike, is Army's all-time leader in home runs and RBI... brother, Matt, played baseball at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy... brother, Andrew, played golf at West Point.... a business major... born July 7, 1982 in Weymouth, Mass.
Played in 42 games with 28 starts... was in a platoon role at designated hitter with Steve LeFaivre... played 17 games at designated hitter, 12 games at first base, four games at second base, one in the outfield and ended up as the catcher in the extra innings of Wake Forest's ACC Tournament game against Virginia... had a very productive junior season with a .313 average with four home runs and 26 RBI... one of the team's most reliable pinch-hitters, going 4-for-11 in that role... had a pinch-hit home run at Davidson on April 2... hit a grand slam on Opening Day against Appalachian State and finished with five RBI... had a two-run single at Minnesota which proved to be the game-winning RBI... had two hits in three straight games in early March against Charlotte, Albany and Le Moyne... hit a three-run home run at Appalachian State on April 15... had two hits against North Carolina on March 22, against NC State on April 12 at Georgia Tech on April 18 and at VCU on May 11... went 2-for-4 against Charlotte on March 4 with a home run and a double... reached the .300 plateau on April 12 and stayed above that watermark for the remainder of the season.
Finished the year with a .295 average, three homers and 21 RBI in limited duty... started 28 games at six different positions including first base, second base, shortstop, third base, left field and designated hitter... appeared as a pinch hitter in 10 games, batting 3-for-10 in those situations... one of the team's hottest hitters in the second half... batted .388 (33-for-85) with three homers and 19 RBI over the team's final 30 games... homered against Clemson in the ACC Tournament... was hitting .081 before the Virginia trip before completely turning his season around, beginning with a 2-for-2 day with a double and three RBI on April 14 vs. the Cavaliers... doubled in three consecutive games after that... homered against UNC Greensboro on April 30 and against Liberty on May 13... had three hits against Davidson on May 1... had a six-game hitting streak from April 27 through May 15... started all three games at Duke and went 5-for-10 at the plate and made sparkling plays at second base.
At Army and Barnstable HS:
Became Army's most dangerous hitter as a freshman... season ended prematurely by broken bone in wrist, missing the final 22 games of the year... led team in four offensive categories at time of injury... batted .329 with three doubles, three triples, one home run and 20 runs batted in and nine stolen bases in just 22 games... was on a hot streak at the time of injury, hitting .480 (12-25) with 10 runs scored and six runs batted in his last six games... played for head coach Peter Auger at Barnstable High in Hyannis, Mass.... lettered three times in baseball, four times in both hockey and golf... captained all three squads as a senior... all-state selection in golf, all-conference in hockey and baseball.
Scioletti's Career Statistics
YR AVG G-GS AB R H 2B HR RBI BB K SB-A 2001* .329 22-21 73 17 24 3 1 20 20 5 9-10 2002 .295 39-28 122 29 36 9 3 21 8 19 2-2 2003 .313 42-28 115 25 36 7 4 26 16 22 0-0 At WF .304 81-56 237 54 72 16 7 47 24 41 2-2
Off the Field with Scioletti...
Favorite Class: Finance (Professor Marcum)
Most Impressive People I Know: Michael & Daniel Scioletti
Most People Don't Know This About Me, But: I Can Actually Understand What Malo (Steven Malinowski) is Talking About
If I Have a Career Besides Playing Baseball, It'll Be: Coach With Brother or Business
My Hobbies Include: Designing T-Shirts for Wake Volleyball Games
My Favorite Coach Brown Saying: "...saw a lot of nice things today"
My Most Prized Possessions: My Brother's Necklace and My Contacts
My Influential People on My Career: Brothers and Parents
Favorite Sportscaster: Harold Reynolds
Favorite Movie: Rocky IV
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