Chris

Rinaldi

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Infielder
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Westfield, N.J.
High School: Westfield

Bio

2017 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in all 53 games while making 52 starts
  • Tallied a .250 batting average
  • Posted an on-base percentage of .328
  • Recorded 40 hits
  • Tallied 14 RBI on the year
  • Notched multiple hits in eight games on the year, including the NCAA Tournament win over #25 Nebraska

Before Holy Cross:

  • Played two varsity seasons at Westfield under head coach Bob Brewster
  • Served as team captain his senior year
  • Team won 2016 Watchung Division Championship and Union County Conference Championship
  • Named Union County Player of the Year, Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention All-American and Perfect Game Northeast All-Region second team in 2016
  • Also named 2015 Perfect Game Underclass honorable mention
  • Graduated with a career batting average of .384
  • Named first team All-Conference in 2015 and 2016; also named first team All-County in 2016
  • Played at the club level for the Farrah Scout under head coach Frank Montalvo, where he batted .374 for his career
  • Distinguished Honor Roll student from 2013-2016
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society in 2015

Personal:

  • Son of Joseph and Christine Rinaldi
  • Father played baseball at Manhattan
  • Has one brother (Joseph) and one sister (Danielle)
  • Brother played one season of football at Bucknell
  • Has not yet declared a major
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