2015 American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (3/23)
Career: A fleet-footed outfielder who spent two years on the Uptown campus after transferring from the junior college ranks prior to the 2014 season…a career .231 hitter in 66 games with 49 starts…career stats of 19 runs, 42 hits, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, 18 RBI, 15 walks and three stolen bases.
2015 (Senior): Appeared in 46 games with 39 starts (34 in center field, five in left field)…batted .250 with 14 runs, 38 hits, four doubles, one triple, two home runs, 17 RBI, 12 walks, four sacrifice hits and two stolen bases…notched a slugging percentage of .329 with an on-base percentage of .313…posted 12 multi-hit games with five multi-RBI games…scored runs as a pinch runner at Pepperdine (2/14) and at Southeastern Louisiana (2/18)…went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and a run at New Orleans (2/24)…walked twice at Nicholls (3/3)…was 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI against Xavier (3/13) before going 2-for-3 during the middle game of the series and closing things out with two walks and two RBI against the Musketeers during the series finale…collected three RBI, a triple and a run during a 2-for-4 day at the plate against Southeastern Louisiana (3/17)…posted his first-career home run at UC Riverside (3/21) before knocking in the go-ahead run later in the contest during a 2-for-4 day at the plate…collected two hits in the series finale at UC Riverside (3/22) before accomplishing the same feat against LSU (3/24) and UConn (3/27) for four-straight two-hit performances and being named to The American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (3/23)…went 2-for-4 with an RBI against UConn (3/29)…homered at UNC Wilmington (3/31)…collected six singles during the series at East Carolina (4/2 to 4/4), including a 3-for-4 performance during the series finale…was 2-for-5 at Cincinnati (4/25)…singled against UConn (5/22) during The American Baseball Championships.2014 (Junior): Appeared in 20 games, including 10 starts (all in centerfield)...batted .133 with five runs, four hits, one RBI, three walks, one sacrifice hit and one stolen base...went 1-for-4 with two runs and an RBI in his first start for the Green Wave against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/16)...scored a run, was hit by a pitch and collected a single in a start at Louisiana Tech (2/22)...recorded his lone sacrifice hit of the season while going 1-for-3 at Nicholls (2/25)...went 1-for-3 versus Arkansas (3/8)...scored a run as a pinch-runner against Wichita State (4/26)...scored the game-winning run in a walk-off victory against FIU (5/16).
Prior to Tulane
Seminole State College of Florida (2013): Played in the outfield for the Raiders, helping lead them to a 36-14 record...batted .367 with one home run, five doubles, four triples, 21 RBI and 14 stolen bases...earned First-Team All-Conference honors...named the Florida College System Activities Association Player of the Week on March 21 after batting 9-for-16 with five runs scored and five RBI over four games...named one of the top 10 players in central Florida.
Marshall (2012): Played in 35 games, with 24 starts as a true freshman for the Thundering Herd in 2012...top hitting reserve after batting .267...recorded 23 hits with ten runs and two doubles with five total RBI...stole five bases in nine attempts.
About John Gandolfo
Prep: Lettered at Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes, N.J....helped lead his squad to the state semi-finals during his senior year, in which the team finished 24-6...batted .357 with six home runs, 12 doubles and three triples...swiped 24 bases, and was only caught stealing once...named All-Bergen County and All-League during his senior year...also played for the South Florida Bandits during the summer...helped lead the team to the Perfect Game USA Semifinals by leading the team with a .588 batting average and 30 stolen bases on 30 attempts.
Personal: Born John Michael Gandolfo on July 24, 1992...son of Janet and John Gandolfo...has one older sister, Alyssa...plans to study health and wellness at Tulane.