Is scheduled to take over the starting duties behind the plate after sharing time there last season as a true freshman ... Has shown steady improvement throughout his time at Tech, becoming more comfortable at the position and the plate ... Made some key offensive contributions, driving in 27 runs with his 31 hits ... Batted .292 and hit three home runs ... Was a late pickup for the Hokies who brought a good work ethic to the program ... Is expected to be an important contributor for the Hokies this spring.
2006-07: Got his first collegiate start against Pittsburgh ... Doubled in his first at bat and went on to score a run ... Started against UNC Asheville and posted two hits, including a grand slam in the 10th inning ... Homered again in game two against North Carolina A&T, driving in two runs ... Was 1-for-3 at VCU ... Had two hits in game two at Georgia Tech ... Drove in a run at Liberty and had a two-run, pinch-hit single against Marist ... Doubled and drove in a run during the win over UNC ... Started the last two games against Virginia and went 3-for-6 at the plate ... Picked up two RBIs on a pair of singles and scored two runs at home against VMI ... Singled and scored a run in game two at FSU ... Had a pinch-hit single in game three ... Doubled home three runs as a pinch hitter in game one versus Miami ... Doubled twice in the game two win at BC ... Drove in two runs and scored two ... Also had two hits in game one ... Posted three hits in game one at Duke ... Closed out the season with four hits during the Wake Forest series, scoring three runs and driving in three ... Batted .292 for the season, while playing in 37 games, including 27 starts ... Made the most of his 31 hits, driving in 27 runs ... Hit .313 in ACC games.
High School: Played a number of positions for Coach Mike Lockhart at Notre Dame Academy, earning four letters ... Helped lead the team to back-to-back Virginia Independent Schools state titles in 2005 and 2006 ... Saw action behind the plate, on the mound and at third base ... Carried a .440 batting average, hit five home runs and drove in 50 runs his senior season ... Also had a 1-0 record, a save and a 0.00 earned run average in limited action on the mound ... Named the MVP of the 2006 Baseball at the Beach tournament at Myrtle Beach, S.C. in 2006 ... Posted a .317 batting average as a junior with four home runs ... Was 6-3 on the mound with a 1.67 ERA on the way to first-team recognition on the Virginia Independent School all-state squad.
Personal: Anthony Edward Sosnoskie, Jr. ... Born 4/10/88 in Morrisville, PA ... Son of Tony and Marcy Sosnoskie ... Brother of freshman Buddy Sosnoskie ... Enrolled in university studies.