Longest game of the season for Green Wave ends in 3-2 defeat
Greenies end four-game road trip and host their first C-USA weekend series in three weeks
First time Greenies have traveled to Lafayette since 2003
Rizzotti and Gibaut hold Southern Miss to four hits while Greenies collect 11 hits at the plate
Both teams sit at 3-3 in conference play
Prior to Tulane
2012 (Grayson College): Attended Grayson College but did not compete in baseball.
2011 (TCU): Appeared in six games, all in relief...threw four and two-thirds innings and held opponents scoreless in three of his six outings...posted a scoreless outing in his collegiate debut against Houston Baptist (3/13)...tossed back-to-back scoreless innings against New Mexico (4/9) and at San Diego State (4/15)...the Horned Frogs were 6-0 in games he pitched.
About Tony Rizzotti
Prep: Lettered twice for head coach Curt Culbertson at James Martin High School...selected as team MVP during his junior and senior seasons...earned Second Team All-State as a senior and was an Honorable Mention All-State selection as a junior...was named the District 4-5A Most Valuable Player as a senior...garnered All-District 4-5A as a junior and senior...named to the Perfect Game First Team All-Region squad as a senior...participated in the North Texas All-Star Game and was a member of the Area Code Games Rangers squad...participated in the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars in 2010.
Personal: Born Joseph Anthony Rizzotti III on April 21, 1992...the son of Joseph, Jr. and Patricia Rizzotti...has one sister; Lauren.