3  Chris Cruz
Chris Cruz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Midwood

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
IF/OF

Birthdate:
11/14/1987

Major:
Sociology


2007: Started 40 of the 44 games he appeared in ... hit .270 with 16 RBI and two home runs ... scored 18 runs and was 5-for-5 in steals ... recorded eight multi-hit games ... had three hits and a RBI against Nicholls (3/10) ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in series finale against Nicholls (3/11) ... tallied a hit and career-high two RBI in victory over NYIT (3/31) ... went 3-for-3 with an RBI in first game victory over Binghamton (5/5) .... scored two runs and added two hits in victory over Hofstra (5/8).

2006: Appeared in 13 games, striking out five batters in 8.2 innings of work... did not allow a run in his final seven appearances... struck out the only batter he faced in Stony Brook's win over Vermont in the America East Tournament... stuck out a batter in 1.0 inning of work in a win over St. Francis... threw 1.0 innings of shutout baseball and struck out a batter in a win at St. Francis.

High School: Attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, NY... earned four letters for the Hornets... played both shortstop and pitched... hit over .500 as a sophomore, junior and senior... member of the all-Brooklyn team in 2003, 2004 and 2005... honored as the best athlete at Midwood High School as a senior

Personal: Christopher Patrick Cruz...born November 14, 1987, in Brooklyn, NY...son of Patricia and William...brother of William... spends time playing Madden and watching movies... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete.