2008 Game-by-Game Stats
2008 ALL-BIG EAST SECOND TEAM
Playing for the Amsterdam Mohawks of the New York Collegiate League.
2008 Season (Junior):
Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 45th round (1,355th overall) of the MLB Draft.
A second team All-BIG EAST selection.
Earned a spot on the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team after batting .438 with four home runs and 11 RBI.
Ranked among the BIG EAST leaders in average (8th), home runs (T-1st), RBI (1st), total bases (2nd) and slugging percentage (1st).
Set a UC single season record with 21 home runs and tied mark with 79 RBI.
Also listed on the UC leader boards for total bases (2nd, 163), hits (T-8th, 84) and batting average (16th, .377).
Led team with 22 multi-RBI games, including three of five or more.
Had first big performance of season with two home runs and seven RBI against Marshall (3/5). Earned BIG EAST Player of the Week for the effort.
Hit home runs in bunches with two homer games against Marshall (3/5), Georgetown (4/18), Morehead State (4/23), Xavier (4/30), Wright State (5/13) and Louisville (5/24).
Listed third on team with 26 multi-hit games, including four-hit performances against Ohio (3/26) and Wright State (5/13).
Hit .370 with seven home runs and 28 RBI in 27 BIG EAST games.
Ended April by hitting .432, with six doubles, nine home runs and 32 RBI in 22 games.
Went on a 12-game hit streak in late April and early May in which he batted .531 with five doubles, six home runs and 23 RBI.
Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on April 14 and again on April 21.
Florida Community College: A first team all-conference selection during final season at FCC ... hit .373 with 10 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 35 RBI, while stealing nine bags ... named second team all-state ... was an honorable mention all-conference choice in 2006 after hitting .317 with six doubles, six homers, 48 RBI and 10 stolen bases ... played in the 2006 Florida Community College Athletic Association All-Star Game ... a two-time Mid-Florida Conference Scholar Athlete.
High School: A three-time All-Florida selection at Newberry High School ... was the 3A Player of the Year in the state as a junior ... hit .632 as a junior with eight home runs and 47 RBI ... followed that up with a .451 average, seven homers and 33 RBI as a senior ... successfully stole 68 of 69 bases during prep career.
Personal: Born Dec. 17, 1986 ... son of Michael Sr. and Karen Spina.
Academic Major: Criminal justice
Spina's Career Statistics