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Tony Campana
Tony Campana

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springboro, Ohio

High School:
Springboro

Last College:
UNC Asheville

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 151

Position:
OF

Experience:
1L

B/T:
L/L



2008 Game-by-Game Stats
2007 Game-by-Game Stats

  • 2008 ALL-BIG EAST FIRST TEAM
  • 2007 ABCA ALL-REGION SECOND TEAM
  • 2007 ALL-BIG EAST SECOND TEAM

    Career:

  • Holds the UC records for stolen bases in a career (104), season (60) and single game (6).
  • Tied for seventh in school history with nine career triples.

    2008 Season (Senior):

  • Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 13th round (401st overall) of the MLB Draft.
  • A first team All-BIG EAST choice.
  • Led the BIG EAST with 44 stolen bases and seven triples and tied for fifth with 89 hits.
  • Ranked second on team in multi-hit games with 29, including three four-hit contests.
  • Stole multiple bases in a game nine times, including three games with a trio of thefts.
  • Tied a school record with two triples in a single game vs. USF (3/21).
  • Had a 10-game hitting streak in March that saw him bat .400.
  • Terrorized crosstown rival Xavier on April 29, going 3-for-6 with three runs, a double and three stolen bases.
  • Hit .328 in BIG EAST action with 19 stolen bases.
  • Named BIG EAST Player of the Week on May 18 after hitting .600 during UC's sweep of West Virginia.
  • Hit .267 in BIG EAST Championship, including first career grand slam against USF (5/21).

    Summer 2007:

  • Played for the Southern Ohio Copperheads of the Great Lakes League.
  • Played in all-star game and was first team all-league selection after ranking first with 24 stolen bases; ranked among league leaders in hitting (9th, .349), runs (3rd, 27), hits (T-2nd, 44); added five doubles, two triples and 11 RBI.
  • Named the 10th best prospect in the Great Lakes Summer League by Baseball America.

    2007 Season (Junior):

  • Ranked second in the BIG EAST nationally with 60 stolen bases, trailing only Louisville's Boomer Whiting in both.
  • Showed good patience, ranking ninth in the BIG EAST and second on the team with 33 walks.
  • Broke the UC single season steals record in just the team's 27th game when he nabbed his 36th bag of the year.
  • Ranked second on the team with a .329 batting average, with five doubles, a triple and 18 RBI.
  • Became first Bearcat in two seasons to lead off a game with a homer when he went deep at Georgetown (3/31).
  • Listed second on the team in multi-hit games with 22, including a season-high four vs. Villanova (4/27).
  • Matched a career-high with four RBI in a win over Marshall (4/9).
  • Tied a career-high with an 18-game hit streak early in the season in which he batted .389 (28-for-72).

    At UNC-Asheville: Hit .319 in 72 games during two seasons ... stole 13 bases as a freshman and nine more as a sophomore ... tied the school record with an 18-game hit streak in 2005 ... set a Big South Conference record with hits in all 24 conference games of the 2005 season ... posted a career-high five hits vs. Radford (3/23/05) ... hammered first career home run vs. Hartford (3/18/06).

    High School: A three-sport all-conference performer at Springboro High ... hit .418 as a senior and .350 as a junior, while stealing a combined 35 bases ... was also an all-area choice in football.

    Personal: Born May 30, 1986 ... son of Mark and Faye Campana.

    Academic Major: Communications.

    Honors: Bearcat Scholar (2007).


    Campana's Career Statistics

    YearAvg.GP-GSABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSB-ATT
    2005*.32151-51212386852015134013-22
    2006*.31521-2192202920194119-10
    2007.32956-56237517851118333060-74
    2008.33859-59263608988128282944-55
    Career!.334115-1155001111671392466159104-129
    *at UNC-Asheville; !Cincinnati totals only