2017 [Sophomore]: Started 20 games, while appearing in a total of 33… posted a .378 slugging percentage and a .183 batting average… drove in three runs and drew a walk in a win over Grambling State (2/21)… made his outfield debut and posted a career-high three hits vs. Villanova (2/25)… launched his first home run of the season and collected three RBI in a win at Kennesaw State (3/19)…. hit his second home run of the season and 10th of his career in a game at Dallas Baptist (4/18)… picked up his fourth multi-hit game of the season, including a two-run home run, in a win over TCU (5/13)… registered his first two extra-base hit game of the season in a NCAA Regional opening victory over Xavier (6/2). Summer 2017: Started the summer with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League… appeared in seven games and went 3-for-11 with a double… finished the summer in the New England Collegiate Baseball League with the Newport Gulls, where he hit .231 in 15 games.
2016 [Freshman]: Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball News… started 33 games behind the plate, while appearing in a total of 44… smacked six doubles, three triples and launched eight long balls for a .592 slugging percentage, the highest in program history by a freshman… picked up his first career hit in an extra-inning game at Sam Houston State (2/28)…hit his first career home run in a win at Cal State Bakersfield (3/18)… launched a two-run homer in a 6-1 win over Texas (4/1)... slammed home runs in consecutive games against West Virginia (4/23-24)…drove in four runs and went 2-for-4 with two jacks at Kansas (4/30)… registered a season-high five RBI and hit two home runs in a victory over Oral Roberts (5/3)… totaled five multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games for the season.
High School: Two-year letter winner under head coach Frank Lacava at Central Catholic High School… Pittsburgh Player of the Year as a senior hitting .450… helped lead team to the WPIAL Class AAAA championship his senior season… played collegiate summer baseball for Martha's Vineyard Sharks… drafted in the 40th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs with the 1,193rd pick.
Personal: Domenic DeRenzo. Parents: Janet and Domenic DeRenzo. Siblings: Gabi DeRenzo, Cody Brunn and Devan Brunn. Major: Human Relations.