13 - Anthony Sosnoskie Position: Catcher
Class: Junior
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 194 lbs.
High School: Notre Dame Academy
Hometown: Front Royal, Va.
 
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Anthony gets better every year. He's the poster child for our program and our approach to this league, and that's to go to work every day and bang it out and compete no matter what day it is. He's been productive because of that approach. He'll be so much better for us this year because we have enough depth at the catching position where he can rest and be a better offensive player. We wore him out last year and it showed on the offensive side. He might even play some games at first base to keep him fresh.

- Coach Pete Hughes

2008: Started 44 games at catcher ... Was second on the team with 15 doubles and 37 RBIs, and third with six home runs and a .315 average ... Hit safely in his first 10 games ... Started at DH in the second Pitt game ... Drove in two runs with three hits at Davidson ... Also scored twice in that game ... Scored three more runs in the first CCSU game ... Homered and drove in two runs in game two against the Blue Devils ... Had three hits and two RBIs during win at Radford ... Drove in two runs with a pair of hits, including a homer, in game two at GT ... Added four more RBIs in the Fordham game ... Picked up two hits and Tech's lone RBI in game one at UNC ... Had one of Tech's two hits against the Yankees ... Doubled against BC ... Doubled twice in game two with FSU ... Went 4-for-6 at JMU with a home run and another double ... Drove in Tech's lone run during game one at UVa, and one of Tech's two runs in game two ... Tallied two hits in back-to-back games with Radford and Longwood, including three RBIs vs. the Highlanders ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in each of the first two Maryland games ... Homered against VCU ... Also homered in the first two games at Wake to make it three straight ... Had four RBIs in game one and two RBIs in game two ... Doubled in each of the first two games at Clemson ... Saw his season come to an end in early May when he broke a cheekbone after getting hit in the face with a pitch in practice.

2007: 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 redshirt freshman Buddy Sosnoskie ... Enrolled in public policy.