44 - Mark Quaranta
Mark Quaranta
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: Loyola Blakefield
Position: C
Bats/Throws: L/R

AS A JUNIOR:  Named Second Team All-Northeast Conference at catcher after hitting .333 with 12 doubles, 30 runs scored and 34 RBI...Appeared in all 54 games, starting 53...Was 64-for-192 at the plate on the year...The 64 hits are the sixth-best single-season mark in Mount history while hist 192 at bats are ninth...Posted a .405 on-base percentage and a .458 slugging percentage on the season...Had a team-high 18 multiple-hit games...Had a season-high four hits in the Mount's loss to Bowling Green...Went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI in 7-4 win at FDU.

AS A SOPHOMORE:  Hit .301 with nine doubles and 23 RBI in 46 games his sophomore year...Added 15 runs scored and three home runs on the season...Had 11 multiple-hit games, including a 4-for-6 effort in the Mount's 8-7 win at UMES...Had game-tying and game-winning RBI doubles in that contest...Hit a walk-off three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh in the Mount's 7-4 home win over Maryland-Eastern Shore...Finished that game 3-for-4 at the plate.

AS A FRESHMAN:  Started 24 of 38 games played his freshman season...Hit .337 with six doubles and six RBI...Scored 19 runs on the year...Had eight multiple-hit games...Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in 8-3 win over Quinnipiac...Ended season on seven-game hit streak, going 10-for-22 (.455) over that span with five RBI...Went 2-for-4 with three runs scored in 14-13 win over CCSU.

HIGH SCHOOL: A member of the varsity baseball team at Loyola Blakefield High School...He helped lead his team to a third place finish in the regular season and to the MIAA conference tournament...Hit .512 with 2 triples and a double in his senior year in the MIAA conference tournament to boost Loyola to their first ever MIAA conference win...As a senior hit four homeruns and six triples...He completed his high school career without making any errors...As a catcher he threw out over 80% of attempted runners stealing.

PERSONAL: Majoring in economics and business...Born December 28, 1990...Parents are Daphne and Tony Quaranta...Has one brother Tony.