9  Brian Witkowski
Brian Witkowski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lindenhurst, N.Y.

High School:
Lindenhurst

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
OF

Major:
Economics


2008: Appeared in 54 games, making 51 starts ... led team in runs scored (56), total bases (115), triples (three) and slugging percentage (.593) ... second on team in batting average (.345), hits (67), doubles (15) and home runs (nine) ... a first team All-America East selection ... named America East Player of the week on May 7th ... went 12-for-15 in stolen bases ... ranked in top-10 in America East in batting average, slugging percentage, on-base percentage (.432), runs scored, hits, triples, home runs, total bases and stolen bases ... posted 20 multi-hit games ... tallied three hits including three doubles in win over Binghamton (4/5) ... had eight straight mult-hit games from April 13-April 26 ... registered three hits and three RBI against Maine (4/25) ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI against #3 Arizona State (5/30).

2007: Second team All-America East selection ... Appeared in 54 games, starting 53 ... led team with 65 hits, 14 doubles and 46 runs ... 46 runs led the America East ... hit .317 and stole 22 bases in 25 attempts which also led conference ... had 21 multi-hit games ... went 3-for-3 with two runs scored in victory over Maine (4/7) ... scored three runs to go along with three hits against Maine (4/8) ... had three hits, four runs scored and four RBI in win over Marist (4/26) ... went 2-for-5 with two runs in win over Columbia (4/28) ... had three hits, a run scored and a RBI (5/6) ... went 2-for-3 with three runs scored against Vermont (5/12) ... had two hitting streaks of at least five games including one of nine ... had three runs scored, three hits and two RBI in regular season finale against UMBC (5/20).

2006: Worked his way into the starting lineup mid-way through the season and finished the year with a .319 batting average with a pair of homeruns, 15 RBI and seven runs scored... appeared in 37 games with 20 starts... finished second on the team with six stolen bases... went a perfect 1-for-1 with an RBI versus Oklahoma State... went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs scored and an RBI versus Wagner... hit for the cycle as he went 4-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored in a win over Fairfield... went 2-for-5 in a win over Albany... drove in four and went 4-for-5 with three runs scored in a win over UMBC... scored a pair of runs in Stony Brook's win over Binghamton to clinch a No. 2 seed in the America East Tournament... finished the year on a five game hit streak and tallied hits in each America East Tournament game.

2005: Sat out as a redshirt.

High School: Attended Lindenhurst High School in Lindenhurst, N.Y....earned three varsity letters for the Bulldogs as a centerfielder...hit .492 with two home runs and 32 runs scored as a senior...all-league, all-county, All-Long Island, all-state and League II MVP...also played football, earning first team all-division.

Personal: Brian Thomas Witkowksi...born June 24, 1986, in West Islip, N.Y....son of Margaret and Thomas Witkowski...enjoys all sports...lists the New York Giants as his favorite professional team and Brett Favre as his favorite athlete.