Feb. 21, 2008
Washington DC - Georgetown University Director of Athletics Bernard Muir announced today that four members of the baseball team are ineligible for the first ten games of the season due to violations of the NCAA extra benefits rule. They are: Mike Gaggioli; Matt Iannetta; Matt Harrigan and Matt Maranges.
"The Department of Athletics discovered this violation as part of its regular compliance efforts." Director Muir said. "Georgetown reported this issue to the NCAA and continues to work cooperatively with the NCAA staff on this matter"
Mike Gaggioli, a senior, was a third team All BIG EAST Selection last season. The 6-1, 200 lb left hander had 14 starts as a junior.
Matt Iannetta joined the Hoyas after playing 2 years at North Carolina. A 6-0, 195 lb senior catcher, he had 21 runs and 27 RBIs over 47 starts last year.
Matt Harrigan, a 6-2, 181 lb senior outfielder/1st baseman batted .280 last season and had a .390 slugging percentage.
Matt Maranges is a 6-0, 185 lb senior infielder. Last season he was second on the team in fielding assists.