18 - Brandon Cipolla
Brandon Cipolla
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Abington, Mass.
High School: Boston College
Position: OF

AS A JUNIOR IN 2013: Named second team All-Patriot League … Appeared in all 53 games making 51 starts … Recorded a career-high 186 at-bats, which ranked third on the team … Had a career-high 62 hits including a career-high 15 doubles, three triples and two home runs … Ranked second on the team with 37 runs scored and third with 30 runs batted in, setting career highs for both … Committed only three errors in 129 chances for a .977 fielding percentage … Ranked second on the team and sixth in the league with .333 batting average … His .404 on-base percentage ranked second on the team, while his three triples tied for second on the team … Ranked  third in the Patriot League in total bases, fourth in hits, fifth in runs, fifth in doubles, sixth in triples and eighth in RBIs … Recorded 19 multiple hit games … Went 3-for-3 with four runs, a triple and an RBI against Bucknell (3/31) … Was 8-for-14 with eight runs, four RBIs, two triples and a double in four-game series against Bucknell (3/30-31) … Scored at least two runs in nine games … Crossed the plate a season-high four times against Bucknell (3/31) … Hit a home run in each of two games against Lafayette (4/6) and Army (4/27)... Member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy and SAAC.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Named to the second team All-Patriot League … Appeared in all 55 games with 54 starts in the outfield … Had the second best batting average on team at .323 … Totaled 52 hits and 31 runs scored on the year, to go along with 10 doubles, one triple, five home runs and 28 RBIs … Had the best slugging percentage on squad (.491) … Stole three bases on the season … Had 10 multi-hit games … Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored against Navy (4/14) … Hit home runs against Central Conn. (4/10), Lehigh (4/21), Yale (4/24) and Army (4/29 & 5/20) … In the Patriot League championship series at Army, went 5-for-10 with three runs scored, an RBI, a double and a home run in three games played … Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on the season, with no errors in 135 chances … Also had two outfield assists.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Appeared in 29 games in the outfield… Hit safely four times in 25 at-bats, finishing with a batting average of .160 ... Tallied eight hits and four RBIs while scoring eight runs ... Went 1-for-2 with one RBI and two runs against UMass (3/29) … Recorded his first career home run, two RBIs and three runs scored versus Siena (4/27) …  Made one error in 18 chances.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played two years of varsity baseball as an outfielder and pitcher for head coach Norm Walsh at Boston College H.S. … Named a Catholic Conference All-Star (2010) .. Two-time Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Team member (2009 and 2010) … Team won 2009 Massachusetts Division I state championship … Batted .400 in his career with 60 hits in 150 at-bats … Also played two years of varsity football … Team won 2009 Division I state championship.

PERSONAL: Son of Joseph and Letitia Cipolla … Has two brothers (Anthony and Cameron) … Majoring in Political Science.

 

Cipolla's Career Statistics

Year GP-S AB R H AVG. 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2011 29-2 25 8 4 .160 1 0 1 5 0 7 1
2012 55-54 161 31 52 .323 10 1 5 28 30 45 3
2013 53-51 186 37 62 .333 15 3 2 30 21 40 7
TOTAL 137-107 372 76 118 .317 36 4 8 63 51 92 11