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Leo Valenti
Leo  Valenti

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olympia, Wash.

Last College:
Pierce JC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
07/15/1995


05/09/2017

@HerdBaseball Extends Win Streak at Ohio

Tyler Ratliff hit his 11th homer of the season

04/30/2017

Pastrana and Pitching lift @HerdBaseball past Old Dominion

Reynaldo Pastrana with a go ahead solo home run in the ninth

04/21/2017

@HerdBaseball Routs FIU, 22-6

Coach Waggoner has won 250 games at the helm of the Thundering Herd

04/12/2017

@HerdBaseball Outlasts Ohio

Tyler Ratliff homered and drove in four runs

04/11/2017

Ratliff's Walk-Off Homer Lifts @HerdBaseball Over Morehead State

Marshall's first walk-off win of the season

05/20/2017

Marshall Baseball Senior Day

Marshall baseball senior day at Appalachian Power Park on May 20, 2017

02/20/2017

Marshall vs. Kennesaw State

Photos from Marshall baseball at Kennesaw State on Feb. 20, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.

02/18/2017

Marshall vs. No. 21 Georgia Tech

Photos from Marshall baseball's game at No. 21 Georgia Tech on Feb. 18, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.

02/17/2017

Marshall vs. Georgia State

Photos from Marshall baseball's game at Georgia State on Feb. 17, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.

05/21/2016

Marshall vs. Old Dominion - Senior Day

Senior Day photos from Marshall baseball's game against Old Dominion. Photos shot by Lexi Browning.

2017 (Senior): Appeared in and started in 54 games at shortstop … held a .253 batting average with a .332 on-base percentage and a .365 slugging percentage … recorded 43 hits, 26 runs scored, 17 RBIs, nine doubles, two triples and two home runs … was a double shy of the cycle with a season-high five hits, three runs and three RBIs against FIU (April 21) … was the only player to record five hits in a single game … also scored a season-best three runs at Western Carolina (Feb. 25) by going 2-for-3 with a double and a triple … had nine multi-hit and two multi-RBI games … reached base safely in 10 straight games and had a six game hit streak … finished with a .932 fielding percentage with 67 putouts, 124 assists and 14 errors … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2016 (Junior):
Appeared in and started in 54 games at shortstop … had 42 hits in 155 at-bats for a .271 batting average with a .421 on-base percentage … was 8-for-12 with five RBIs, three doubles and three home runs in a series at WKU (May 13-15) … had a walk-off home run in extra innings against UAB (May 7) … had five home runs which came against Liberty (Feb. 26), UAB (May 7) and WKU (May 13-14) … had a season-high four hits and three RBIs at WKU (May 13) … registered nine multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games … had a 27-game reached-base streak and a seven-game hit streak … stole six bases .. laid down a team high 13 sacrifice bunts … held a .964 fielding percentage with 75 putouts and 141 assists … finished the season with 26 runs, 14 RBIs and seven doubles ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Pierce College (2013-2015):
Had a .323 batting average in 2014 and a .285 batting avg. in 2015.


High School:
Attended Olympia High School … had a .489 batting average in 2013 … Narrows League MVP … All-Area Player of the Year … first team All-State.


Personal:
Born on July 15, 1995 … son of James Valenti and Marianne Kawaguchi … majoring in psychology.