31 - Dominic Piazza
Dominic Piazza
Birth Date: 02/02/1988
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Notre Dame Preparatory
Previous College: Yavapai College
Position: C
Bats/Throws: L/R
EXP: 1V

2010

Dominic Piazza was the primary catcher during his first season at Northridge ... appeared in 49 games and was a member of the starting nine on 38 occasions ... caught ten runners stealing, tying him for the seventh highest total in the Big West ... finished with a .297 batting average, drove in 17 runs, scored 17 times, hit seven doubles, one home run, and finished with 43 hits in his 145 at-bats ... had 12 multiple hit games ... finished with two hits, two RBIs and one double vs. Southern (2/20) ... had two hits, scored once, and drove in a run at UCLA (2/21) ... drove in one run vs. Pepperdine (2/28) ... batted 2-for-2 vs. Connecticut (3/6) ... had a hit in his only at-bat ad drove in a run at Seattle (3/20 Gm. 1) ... drove in another RBI at Seattle (3/21) ... added another hit and RBI to his totals vs. Sacramento State (3/27) ... had two hits, one of which was his first home run as a Matador vs. Sacramento State (3/28) ... batted 3-for-4 with two doubles vs. UC Irvine (4/3) ... went 2-for-4 at Cal State Bakersfield (4/9) ... hit his fourth double of the season vs. Cal Poly (4/17) ... went 2-for-4 with a double, scored a run, and drove in a run at Pacific (4/23) ... collected two more hits at Pacific (4/25) ... hit a single and drove in a run vs. UC Davis (4/30) ... batted 2-for-3, scored twice, hit a double, and drove in a run vs. UC Davis (5/1) ... went 1-for-2, drove in a run, and scored a run at UC Santa Barbara (5/8) ... drew a walk and hit a RBI at UC Riverside (5/14) ... had two hits at UC Riverside (5/15) ... finished with two hits in his two at-bats and drove in a run at UC Riverside (5/16) ... had two hits and drove in a run vs. Long Beach State (5/23) ... had a hit, drove in a run, and scored twice vs. UC Riverside (5/25) ... was one of only two Matadors to hit safely in all three games at Cal State Fullerton (5-28-30) ... hit his seventh double of the season at Cal State Fullerton (5/29) ... scored once at Cal State Fullerton (5/30).

YAVAPAI COLLEGE

Graduated with an A.A. Degree and a 3.0 GPA ... played two seasons as a catcher for coach Shy Smeltzer ... earned All-State honors and was a member of a league championship-winning team.

NOTRE DAME PREPARATORY

Graduated with a 3.49 GPA ... was a catcher and elected team captain every year ... earned All-State and MVP honors in addition to receiveing the Gladiator Award.

PERSONAL

Born February 22, 1988 to Lisa and Anthony Piazza ... has two sisters, Sophia and Theresa, and five brothers, Dino, Tony, Joe, Niko, and Mike ... roots for the Arizona Cardinals ... favorite actor is Brad Pitt ... enjoys watching the television show "Seinfeld" and the movie "Rocky" ... likes to eat chips and salsa ... favorite group is the Jackson 5 ... favorite solo artist is Garth Brooks ... his most embarassing moment took place when he threw up on himself when he met CJ ... when he has time to relax he likes to sing in the shower ... if he was a president for a day he would change the scholarship rule for baseball ... would loved to have met Mickey Mantle ... would like to be stranded on a desert island with Bear Grylls ... nobody knows how much he listens to Taylor Swift ... the one thing that always makes him smile is his sister ... his greatest hero is his mom ... majoring in Communications.

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