GU bring game-tying run to the plate, but can't overtake Wildcats.
The Spelling Bee- Christian Venditti
2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 29 games, starting 10 at designated hitter, four in left field, and three in right field ... Finished the year with a .222 average, with four doubles, three homeruns, and 19 RBI ... Went 2-for-4 including a double and a homerun, with four RBI against UMBC (2/25) ... Went 2-for-4 including one RBI and a double against Villanova (4/15) ... Finished the year 5-for-12 with 10 RBI including a 2-for-4 effort against UMBC (5/1) and a 3-for-5 season high six RBI game against Cincinnati (5/19) in the season finale.
2011 (freshman): Appeared in seven games, starting one game at designated hitter and one in right field ... Recorded one hit in 14 at bats with one run scored ... Made first career start at Norfolk State (2/23) ... Recorded first career hit and first career run at George Mason (4/26).
Prior to Georgetown: A three-year varsity letterwinner at St. Sebastian's High School, playing under Mike Schell ... Was a captain his senior year, when the team finished 11-4 ... Played in the Lynn Invitational All Star Game in 2010 ... Won All Independent School League Award as a junior ... Hit .300 with seven home runs as a junior ... Perfect Game Underclassmen Preseason Honorable Mention in 2009 ... Mentioned in RISE Magazine for the state of Massachusetts top players in 2010 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Also played football for three years, winning the Big Hit Award his senior year.
Personal: Born on July 2, 1991 ... The son of Steve and Cathy Venditti ... Has one brother Alex ...Favorites include Jon Lester, Tim Thomas, Will Smith, Eminem, cheeseburgers and the movies "Rocky" and "Summer Catch" ... Was on the chess team as a junior in high school ... Favorite vacation spot is Naples, Florida ... Two of his uncles, Rich Venditti and Dennis Ahern, are Georgetown graduates ... Lists his father, Steve, who played hockey at Assumption (Mass.) College, as the most influential person in his athletic career.