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Mike Pisani
Mike Pisani

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, Mich.

High School:
Brother Rice

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
Outfield

Birthdate:
02/12/1978


1999: Enters his senior year prepared to make a big mark in the Spartan record books...collected 17 doubles, tied for fourth-best on the single-season chart...posted career highs in average (.327), runs (30), hits (68), doubles (17) and home runs (three)...third on the team in putouts (168) and fielding percentage (.972)...started in 52 of MSU?s 53 games...with 37 hits, he could become only the seventh Spartan to amass 200 career hits...only 75 hits shy of becoming the all-time hits leader at MSU...had 20 multi-hit games, including five games with three hits...a versatile team player, Pisani can play the outfield and first and third base.

1998: Started 51 games, 45 of them at third base ... scored 25 runs and drove in 15 ... was second on the team with nine stolen bases ... went three-for-four with one run, one RBI and a stolen base against Penn State (4/4) ... collected three hits, three runs and one RBI against Central Michigan (4/23).

1997: Played in 49 games, scoring 29 runs while driving in 27 ... hit nine doubles ... had his finest game against Indiana (4/26), in which he went three-for-five driving in three runs and scoring two ... had two hits and drove in two runs against Illinois (3/22) ... had a double and a triple while driving in three runs and scoring two against Iowa (5/11).

High School: Four-year letterwinner for Coach Ron Kalczynski ... named all-state, league, district and team MVP ... captain ... hit over .400 final two seasons with five home runs and 76 RBI, combined ... had a 1.30 ERA and 4-0 record on the mound ... earned physics and biology achievement awards ... earned academic all-district honors ... hit .421 with seven homers for summer team, Oakland Concealed.

Personal: Born Feb. 12, 1978, in Southfield, Michael William Pisani is the son of Ralph and Linda Pisani ... finance major ... favorite movie is ?Top Gun? and book is ?Breakfast of Champions? ... enjoys athletics, eating, lifting weights ... favorite team ? Atlanta Braves ... favorite player ? Chipper Jones ... nickname is ?Peezo.?

Year	GP	AB	R	H	Avg	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	SB/CS	PO	  A	E	Pct.
1999	52	208	30	68	.327	17	0	3	25	7	27	4/5	168	8	5	.972
1998	51	184	25	50	.272	9	1	0	15	15	27	9/2	31	59	15	.857
1997	49	162	29	45	.278	9	1	2	27	15	25	5/3	42	30	5	.935
Totals	152	554	84	163	.294	35	2	5	67	37	79	18/10	241	97	25	.931

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