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Anthony Aliotti Garners Rivals.com Freshman All-America Honors

June 12, 2007

Brentwood, TN- Saint Mary's newcomer Anthony Aliotti (Pittsburg, CA) collected his third Freshman All-America honor as he was named to the Rivals.com 2007 Freshman All-America Team. Aliotti earned second team honors at the utility position.

With the selection Aliotti becomes the first freshman in Saint Mary's history to be named to three different Freshmen All-America teams. The southpaw was tabbed a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American and a Ping Baseball All-Freshman team member. Fellow newcomer Randy Wells was selected to two of the three.

Aliotti was one of the top two-way threats in the conference. At the plate, the De La Salle product batted .320 with a home run and 37 RBI. Aliotti ranked fourth in the WCC in on base percentage with a .438 mark and added 30 walks. With the glove, the first baseman was one of the tops in the league with a .995 fielding percentage, making only two errors in 397 chances. On the hill the southpaw tallied a team-leading six wins with a 6-4 mark and maintained a 4.44 ERA. Aliotti pitched in 12 games and made 10 starts while striking out 46 in 52.2 innings pitched.