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#21 Tom Grandieri
Position: LHP/OF
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
City/State: Media, Pa.
High School: Malvern Prep

2010: Ivy League Player of the Year ... Unanimous first-team All-Ivy ... Two-time Ivy League Player of the Week (4/6, 4/27), the only player to receive the honor more than once ... Two-time Big 5 Player of the Week (4/6, 4/27) ... Started all 41 games for Penn, one of three players to do so ... Led the Quakers in hits (71), RBI (46), doubles (22), steals (9) and slugging percentage (.652) ... Also finished second in runs (45), home runs (7) and on-base percentage (.426) ... Led the Ivy League in hits and doubles, and finished second in runs scored and RBI ... The 71 hits were the highest single-season total in school history and are tied for the fourth-highest total in Ivy history ... The 22 doubles set a new school record and also broke the previous league record of 21, both set in 1985 ... Recorded hits in 36 games and reached base safely in 37 of 41 games, including a 13-game hit streak ... Had 23 multi-hit games and 11 games with three or more hits ... Recorded 14 multi-RBI games and had six games with at least three RBI ... Went 3-for-4 with one run, four RBI, a double and a home run in a win over La Salle (4/14) ... Had four consecutive three-hit games from April 21-24, hitting .722 (13-for-18) over that span with nine runs and eight RBI ... Finished 4-for-5 with three runs scored, four RBI, a double and home run in a win over Princeton (4/23) ... Finished his three-year career with a .360 average, .401 on-base percentage, 163 hits, 104 runs, 96 RBI, 49 doubles and 14 home runs ... Academic All-Ivy.

 

2009: Second-team All-Ivy … All-Big 5 … Academic All-Big 5 … Ivy League Player of the Week (3/4) … Appeared in 39 games … Also made 13 appearances on the mound, making three starts … Led the team with a .357 batting average … Also paced the squad with 42 runs and 19 doubles while tying for the team-high in hits with 56 … Established career-highs in every offensive category … Began season with a five-game hitting streak, driving in 13 runs over that span … Hit home runs in three consecutive games to begin the season … Went 3-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored against Georgetown (3/6) … Drove in three runs while scoring two at Temple (3/18) … 3-for-4 with three RBI at Mt. St. Mary’s (3/21) … 4-for-5 against Dartmouth (3/28) … Went 2-for-5 with a home run and three runs scored against Harvard (3/30) … Finished the season on a ten-game hitting streak (4/18-26) … Had at least one double in eight of those 10 games … Tied the Ivy League record for most doubles in a game with three against Columbia (4/26) … Was 4-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI in that game against the Lions … Picked up lone win on the mound with 0.2 innings of relief against Georgetown (2/28) … Tossed 2.0 innings of scoreless relief at Mt. St. Mary’s (3/22) for his only save.


2008: Appeared in 33 games in the outfield, making 30 starts ... Also pitched in ten games with two starts ... Finished the season at the plate with a .305 average and two home runs ... Went 2-for-4 with a solo home run at Columbia (4/26) ... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored at Princeton (4/20) ... Went 4-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored at Harvard in a Game One win over the Crimson (4/7) ... Went 1-for-3 with first collegiate home run in a 6-2 win over Saint Joseph’s (4/2) ... Went 1-0 on the mound ... Earned first collegiate victory with 5.1 innings of one-run ball against Dominican (N.Y.) on Penn’s Florida trip (3/15) ... Pitched 1.2 innings of relief for his first collegiate save of a 6-4 win over Brown (3/30).

 

High School: Three-time letterwinner in baseball and basketball ... Captained both teams his junior and senior seasons ... Member of the 2006 league and state championship baseball team that set a school record with 32 wins... Named 2006 league MVP in baseball ... Named 2006 Student-Athlete of the Year.

 

Personal: Son of Bernadette and Francis Grandieri...Brother Brian was a guard on the Penn men’s basketball team from 2004-08 ... Brother Chris played basketball at Gettysburg College ... Brother Fran played basketball at Widener ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

 


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