Anthony Caronia#5 Bats/Throws: L/R
Position: SS Ht.: 6-1 Wt.: 170
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Previous School: State College of Florida
Eligibility: Jr. Major: Business
As a Junior: Started 36 games and made 44 appearances…Posted a .295 batting average with 44 hits, including nine extra-base hits…Scored 30 runs and drove in 19 more…Led Spartans with 10 stolen bases on 13 attempts...Had 10 multi-hit games along with five multi-RBI contests…Experienced a seven-game hitting streak (3/24-4/07)…Made Spartan debut with a 4-for-5 showing at the plate, scoring two runs against Bentley (2/03)…Went 2-for-5 with three RBI against Stillman (2/17)…Batted 3-for-4 with a run scored and two stolen bases against Grand Canyon (3/11)…Had a strong double-header against Saint Leo (3/24), going 5-for-11 with three runs scored, five RBI and three doubles…Went 3-for-4 with a run scored, double and triple against Barry (4/06)…Had a hot bat against Florida Southern (4/14), recording three hits with three runs scored, two RBI and a double…Appeared in NCAA South Regional (5/18).
As a Sophomore (SCF): Attended the State College of Florida…Registered 70 hits in 220 at-bats including 9 doubles, three triples and three homeruns…Tallied 29 RBI…Recorded a .318 batting average…Stole a team-high 13 stolen bases in 19 attempts…Compiled a .368 OBP.
As a Freshman (UCF): Attended the University of Central Florida.
High School: Played for coach Dave Wheeler at Bishop Moore High School…2009 Florida Class 4A State Tournament runner-up…Selected as the 2009 Florida Athletic Coaches Association Player of the Year at 4A, hitting .428 with 38 RBI and five homers as a senior…Competed in the 2009 FACA All-Star Game in Sebring, Fla…Named to the Florida Class 4A All-State Second Team and the 2009 Orlando Sentinel All-Central Florida Second Team…Led the team with a .461 batting average and was name the Most Improved Player as a junior…Bishop Moore claimed the 4A state championship in 2007, posting a 31-1 record in the process…Competed for the First Academy, which won the 2A district title during his freshman season…Participated in the 2007 Perfect Game National Underclass Showcase.
Personal: Played for Sal Lombardo's Orlando Scorpions summer travel team…Has a sister, Katrina…Majoring in business…Son of Phil and Susan Caronia…Birthdate: 5/22/91.