2 - John Sills
John Sills
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Milton, Mass.
High School: Boston College
Position: SS/2B

Team Tri-Captain

2009: Team tri-captain ... Started 48 games and appeared in 49 at shortstop ... Led the team and ranked seventh in the Patriot League in triples (3), at bats (187) and stolen bases/attempts (9/14) ... Ranked second on the team in hits (53) and assists (122) ... Finished with a .283 batting average, 35 runs scored, five doubles, three triples and 31 RBI ... His 31 RBI ranked third on the team ... Recorded 19 multi-hit games, including a season-high three hits three times ... Knocked in a run in 14 total contests ... Registered a season-high four RBI against Navy (4/25), going two-for-three at the plate and scoring three times ... Hit safely in 10 consecutive contests from March 17-28 ... Began the season with two 2-for-4 plate performances against Loyola Marymount (2/28) ... Recorded 12 hits in six contests from April18-25, including two three-hit games against Lafayette (4/18) and Brown (4/23) ... Hit home runs in back-to-back contests against Lafayette (4/18-19) ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Started 47 games ... Finished with a .201 batting average, 17 runs scored, five doubles, two triples and 17 RBI ... Led the team in stolen bases and attempts (9-for-14) ... Ranked first on the team in assists (143) ... Tied for second on the team in triples with two ... Had a 4-for-8 day at the plate including two runs scored and two RBI at Rollins (3/5) ... Hit a double and drove in a run against LeMoyne (3/20) ... Went 2-for-4 including a triple, two runs scored and an RBI in a doubleheader against Lehigh (3/29) ... Went 3-for-9 and had two runs scored and a double in the doubleheader at Lehigh (3/30) ... Drove in three runs at Bucknell (4/12) ... Went 2-for-4 including a triple, a double and one run scored against Lafayette (4/19) ... Had a 2-for-4 performance at the plate with one run scored and an RBI in the second game of the doubleheader at Brown (4/23) ... Drove in two runs on a 1-for-3 performance in the first game of a doubleheader at Navy (4/27) ... Hit a double and had an RBI in the Patriot League semifinal game against Navy (4/11).

2007: Appeared in 19 games ... Made 12 starts ... Hit .200 with nine hits, two doubles, one triple, scored eight runs and five RBI ... Hit a triple against Duke (3/3) ... Had a single and two RBI while scoring two runs during the 12-3 win over Hartford (4/11) ... Went 1-for-2 with two RBI during the 8-3 win over Massachusetts at Fenway Park (4/25).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2006 Puma Preseason All-American ... 2006 Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic ... 2006 Catholic Conference All-Star ... 2006 Ted Lyons Scholar-Athlete Award ... 2006 team captain ... Led B.C. in hits, RBI, at-bats, stolen bases and triples in 2006 ... Finished the 2006 season ranked second in the Catholic Conference in batting average (.433).

PERSONAL:
Son of Mark Sills and Therese Desmond-Sills ... Has one brother, Harry, who played baseball at Trinity (CT) ... Majoring in English.

Sills’ Career Statistics
Year    GP-S    AB      R       H       AVG.    2B      3B      HR      RBI     BB      SO      SB      
2007    19-12   45      8       9       .200    2       1       0       5       2       11      0
2008    47-47   164     17      33      .201    5       2       0       17      15      32      9
2009    49-48   187     35      53      .283    5       3       6       31      6       35      9
Total   115-107 396     60      95      .228    12      6       6       53      23      78      18