#6 Kevin DeFilippis
AT NOTRE DAME (2012-PRESENT):Â Three-year monogram winner â€¦ has played on the left side of the infield throughout career â€¦ offers good depth for the Irish at second or third base â€¦ great team guy â€¦ gotten some really big hits for the Irish in first three years â€¦ displays good defensive skills and athleticism … has the ability to be a line drive and situational type of bat … joined Notre Dame from a championship level high school program.
HONORS & AWARDS: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014).
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in 21 games, making 10 starts in the infield, including nine at third base and one at second â€¦ batted .161 with one triple, six RBI, six walks, three hit by pitch, two stolen bases and five runs scored â€¦ started all three games in the season opening series against No. 24 Florida Atlantic at third base, tallying a hit, a hit by pitch and an RBI in the season opener â€¦ saw first ACC action against No. 6 NC State (March 8) as a pinch runner â€¦ earned first hit in ACC play against Wake Forest (March 30) â€¦ recorded two RBI on a pinch hit triple against No. 11 Miami (April 20), that came with two outs in the game-deciding fifth inning for the Irish against the Hurricanes â€¦ also had a hit and RBI at Maryland (May 4) â€¦ named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll â€¦ earned a monogram.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013):Â Appeared in 14 games in a utility infielder role … batted .231 with an RBI and three runs scored … logged an even .300 clip (3-for-10) as a pinch hitter … made season debut against No. 10 Oklahoma (March 10), clocking a pinch-hit walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th to give Notre Dame the win … drew a walk and scored his first run of the year in a BIG EAST contest at Pittsburgh (April 14) … crossed the plate as a pinch runner after entering in the series finale against Connecticut (April 28) … contributed pinch-hit singles in back-to-back appearances at Western Michigan (May 14) and Cincinnati (May 16) â€¦ participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy â€¦ earned a monogram.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012):Â Saw action in 16 games and started 11, including nine at shortstop, one at third base and one as the designated hitter … batted .279 (12-for-43) with two runs scored, one double, four RBI … added two walks and two sacrifice bunts … recorded 13 total bases, posted a .302 slugging percentage and .311 on-base percentage … had an .860 fielding percentage … committed eight errors on 57 fielding chances with 37 assists and 12 putouts … batted .211 (4-for-19) with a double, walk and sacrifice bunt in BIG EAST games … recorded five total bases, posted a .263 slugging percentage and .250 on-base percentage … hit .333 (12-for-36) against right-handed pitching … batted .333 (6-for-18) with runners in scoring position … registered three multi-hit games, including a three-hit outing against Valparaiso (May 2) … went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI against Toledo (April 3) … went 2-for-4 with a double against St. John’s (April 29) … went 3-for-4 with a run scored and RBI against Valparaiso (May 2) â€¦ earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL:Â Batted .475 with a .603 on-base percentage, 27 RBI, 43 runs scored and 21 stolen bases as a senior in 2011 at Providence Catholic H.S. in New Lenox, Illinois … named to WJOL All-Tournament Team … received the Stevie Bajenski Tournament Award … helped top-ranked Providence Catholic High School to a Catholic League Blue Division title … Student Council Vice President … member of the National Honor Society … Illinois State Scholar … named first team all-area by Southtown Star and Chicago Sun-Times … awarded second team all-area by the Chicago Tribune … first team Prep Baseball Report All-Star … first team All-Illinois High School Coaches Association … batted .450 in conference play and .365 overall with 35 runs scored, 12 stolen bases and a .980 fielding percentage in 2010 … helped Providence Catholic to a Catholic League Blue Division title … also earned a varsity letter in soccer in both 2009 and 2010 … full name is Kevin Michael DeFilippis … son of Michael and Karen DeFilippis … has an older sister, Kaleen, who was a student manager for the Irish baseball team and graduated in 2013 … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing.
**Career Stats Attached Above As PDF (As Of May 17, 2014)**