#8 Dan Perez
2013: Batted .313 (3rd on the team) in 179 at-bats for the Pioneers...Knocked in 28 RBI and scored 23 runs in 53 games...Named to the All-NEC first team for the second consecutive season...Ranked second on the team with 3 home runs and third on the team with 11 doubles...Went 7 for 17 (.412) with four runs scored and 3 RBI in the 2013 NEC Tournament...Smacked his third home run of the season in the first inning of SHU's 8-7 NEC tournament victory over LIU Brooklyn.
2012: Started all 57 games behind the plate for the NEC Champion Pioneers, batting .312 with 36 RBI's. He was named to the All-NEC First team after leading Sacred Heart in doubles (14), walks (32) and on base percentage (.500).
2011: Hit an eighth inning walk-off double on 5/13/11 to help the Pioneers sweep Wagner...Carried a 12-game hitting streak into the final game of the season, a 13-3 loss to UConn in the Clemson Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tourament.
Before SHU: Played four years baseball at Seymour High School for coach Bob Kelo. Team won 2007 Class SS State Championship. Played in 2009 Aa Star Game and 2009 Rawlings Futures Game. Also played two years of football.
Personal: Born: 11/14/91. Major: Biology. Family: parents Joe and Carol Perez, brother Jay, sister Megan. Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, snowmobiling. Favorite Teams: Red Sox, Patriots. Favorite Athletes: Josh Hamilton, Chipper Jones. Favorite Movie: Dumb and Dumber.