UND Roster

2020-21 Baseball Roster

#22 Christian Scafidi

RHP


Height 6-4
Weight 265
Class Graduate Student
B/T R/R
Hometown Blackwood, NJ
High School Highland Regional/Pennsylvania
Bio

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2019 Ivy League Pitcher of the Year
  • 2019 First Team All-Ivy League
  • 2019 Team Captain
  • 2019 Ivy League Pitcher of the Week (April 13)
  • 2019 Big 5 Pitcher of the Week (April 7, April 13, April 27)
  • 2020 Ivy League Pitcher of the Week (3/7)
  • 2020 Academic All-Ivy

AS A SENIOR (2020) 

  • Posted a 2-0 record after two starts on the mound in a season shortened by the COVID-19 outbreak
  • Named Ivy League Pitcher of the Week after a complete game with 11 strikeouts, zero walks, and just one unearned run allowed against FIU (3/7)
  • Finished the season with an unblemished 0.00 ERA after 15 innings pitched
  • Led the Quakers with 15 strikeouts
  • One of two Ivy League pitchers to throw a complete game in 2020
  • Academic All-Ivy

AS A JUNIOR (2019) 

  • Ivy League Pitcher of the Year
  • Unanimous First-Team All-Ivy Selection (SP)
  • Made 10 appearances with nine starts as a key member of Penn’s weekend rotation
  • One of four team captains
  • Finished the season 6-1 with a career-low 2.62 ERA after a career-high 68.2 innings pitched
  • Struck out 59 batters—fifth-most in the Ivy League—while allowing just 18 walks
  • Pitched seven or more innings in six of his ten appearances, including each of his last five appearances
  • Second in the Ivy League with 45 strikeouts in conference play
  • Posted the lowest ERA (2.16) among starting pitchers in Ivy League play
  • Named Ivy League and Big 5 Pitcher of the Week after 8.1 shutout innings with 11 strikeouts against Princeton (April 13)
  • Tossed a complete game with one run allowed on five hits with eight strikeouts in Penn’s series opener against Cornell (April 27), earning him a Big 5 Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Also named Big 5 Pitcher of the Week after tossing eight shutout innings with seven strikeouts against Dartmouth (April 7).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018)

  • Appeared in 11 games while making 10 starts on the mound, finishing the year with a 3-4 record (best among starters)
  • Ranked second on the team in both strikeouts (52) and innings pitched (61.2)
  • Racked up a 4.52 ERA, surrendering 67 total hits and 31 earned runs
  • Tossed a career-high seven frames three times, including a complete game against Fairleigh Dickinson (3/17)
  • Struck out a career-best eight batters during a four-inning start at Harvard (4/8)

AS A FRESHMAN (2017) 

  • Made ten appearances, all in relief
  • Finished the year 0-1 with a 6.92 ERA
  • Struck out 17 in 13.0 innings pitched
  • Recorded at least one strikeout in nine of his ten appearances
  • Made his collegiate debut at North Florida (3/5), striking out one in an inning of work
  • Posted a season-high four strikeouts in two innings out of the bullpen against Valparaiso (3/8)

PREP AND PERSONAL

  • Lettered four years in baseball and basketball
  • Two year baseball captain
  • Played in 2015 New Jersey Top 100 Underclassmen Games as one of the top-20 pitchers in New Jersey
  • Named to Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-Northeast Team
  • Led Highland Baseball to Group Three Championship game
  • Named First Team All-Conference
  • Named to All-South Jersey Team
  • Tri-Cape Carpenter Cup Team
  • Honorable Mention for Athlete of the Year in South Jersey
  • Scored over 1,000 points and recorded over 1,000 rebounds in basketball
  • Led the state of New Jersey in rebounds, averaging 17.5 rebounds per game, while also scoring 19.5 points per game
  • Four-year captain and named First Team All-Conference two years
  • Led Highland to Tri-County Royal Division Championship for first time in 15 years
  • Named 2016 Top Scholar-Athlete in South Jersey by Albert J. Carino Boys Basketball Club
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • 2016 South Jersey Coaches Association Male Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • Recipient of the Widener University Leadership Award 
  • Son of Diane and Anthony Scafidi

Career Highs
Innings Pitched: 9.0 (2x), last at FIU (3/6/20)
Strikeouts: 11 (2x), last at FIU (3/6/20)
Complete Games: 3, (Last – at FIU 3/6/20)