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    John Gianis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Summit, N.J.

    High School:
    Morristown-Beard HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 196

    Position:
    OF

    B/T:
    L/R


    06/09/2012

    Pack Drops Rain-Soaked Game One in Gainesville

    NC State battled through almost three hours of delays to get in game one, ultimately falling 7-1 to the homestanding Gators

    06/03/2012

    State Cruises 17-5 to Survive and Advance

    The Wolfpack meets Vanderbilt at 6 p.m. Sunday in a must-win situation after Bergquist's six RBIs lifted the Pack over its first hurdle

    05/23/2012

    Walk-Off Walk Caps Wolfpack Comeback

    NC State trailed with only two outs left, but rallied back to win its ACC Tournament opener 3-2 over Miami

    05/06/2012

    Seniors Extend Pack Winning Streak to Nine Games

    No. 17 NC State swept CSU Bakersfield to extend its current winning streak to nine games, State's longest since 2004

    05/03/2012

    Pack Hosts CSU Bakersfield This Weekend, Senior Day Sunday

    No. 17 NC State tangles with CSU Bakersfield in its final home weekend of the regular season, five seniors will be recognized Sunday for their contributions to Wolfpack athletics

    As a junior (2011)
    • Won the job as the starting right fielder to begin the season and responded with a solid season
    • Batted .290 with nine doubles in 29 ACC games
    • Went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs on March 9 in the second game of the Radford series
    • Had a single and a double and drove in two runs in five at-bats March 20 in the final game of the Georgia Tech series
    • Went 3-for-3 and drove in a run March 22 vs. Northwestern
    • Matched his career high in hits with a 4-for-5 game April 17 in the final game of the North Carolina series
    • Had three hits, including a home run, and tied a career high with four runs scored April 20 at UNC Wilmington
    • Hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs in five at-bats April 24 in the finale of the Virginia series
    • Had a seven-game hitting streak snapped May 6 in the first game of the East Tennessee State series, and batted .357 (10-for-28) with four doubles, a home run, seven runs scored and four RBIs during the streak
    • Went 3-for-5, scored twice and drove in three runs May 15 in the final game of the Florida State series

    As a sophomore (2010)
    • Batted .407 (33-for-81) with eight doubles and two home runs in his final 30 games
    • Went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, four walks, five runs scored and two RBIs in the season-opening series vs. La Salle, Feb. 19-21
    • Went 2-for-2, scored four runs, doubled, tripled, walked twice, stole a base and drove in a pair of runs in the finale of the La Salle series
    • Went 4-for-6 with a triple, three runs scored and an RBI on March 16 at NC Central
    • Hit his first college home run, a three-run shot, March 17 at UNC Wilmington
    • Matched his career high with four hits April 7 vs. Coppin State
    • Had a six-game hitting streak April 2 through April 13, and batted .500 (9-for-18) during the streak
    • Went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs, including the game-winner, April 21 at East Carolina
    • Went 8-for-13 with two doubles, five runs scored and four RBIs in the Towson series, May 7-9
    • Had a 10-game hitting streak April 17 vs. Maryland through May 9 vs. Towson, and batted .450 (18-for-40) with five doubles and 11 RBIs during the streak
    • Led NC State in hitting June 4-5 at the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional, collecting four hits in seven at-bats

    As a freshman (2009)
    • Batted .385 through the first month of the season to force his way into the starting lineup
    • Started 18 of the Wolfpack's final 33 games
    • Had a team-best 10-game hitting streak from March 14 vs. Maryland through April 1 vs. East Carolina, and batted .467 (14-for-30) with eight RBIs during the steak
    • Had a season-high three hits and drove in a run in five at-bats March 24 vs. UNC Greensboro
    • Went 5-for-11 with five RBIs during the Virginia Tech series March 28-29
    • Matched his season high with three hits in six at-bats on April 5 in the finale of the BC series
    • Had three hits, scored twice and drove in two runs in the Duke series April 11-12
    • Went 2-for-4 and scored twice on May 14 vs. Clemson

    Summer league
    • Played for the Chatham Anglers of the Cape Cod League in 2011
    • Played for the Danbury Westerners of the New England Collegiate League in 2010 and batted .370 to lead the team
    • Played for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods
    League in 2009 and batted .256 with eight RBIs

    High school
    • Named to The Newark Star-Ledger's all-prep team in 2008 after batting .350 for head coach Bill McQuade at The Hun School of Princeton
    • Named to the all-area first team by nj.com website
    • Named the Colonial Hills Conference Player of the Year as a junior at Morristown-Beard High School in 2007
    • Batted .525 with 10 doubles, six triples and one home run, and set a school record with 48 stolen bases in 49 attempts
    • Stole a school-record 108 bases in three seasons at Morristown-Beard
    • Belted eight home runs as a sophomore to set a school single-season record
    • Also played soccer and set career and single-season school records at Morristown-Beard for goals scored
    • Was conference player of the year in soccer at The Hun School in 2008

    MLB Draft
    • Taken in the 26th round by the Los Angeles Angels in the 2011 MLB draft

    Personal
    • Majoring in history

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