7 Chris Piwinski
7 Chris Piwinski
Birth Date: 10/11/1990
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Folsom, Calif.
High School: Jesuit
Position: OF/C
Major: Political science
Bats/Throws: R/R
Residential College: Saybrook

2013: Yale’s captain in 2012-13 … All-Ivy League First Team selection … Made 36 appearances with 34 starts, including 32 starts at catcher, one at second base and one at shortstop … Finished with a .262 batting average (27-for-103) with two doubles, nine RBIs and eight runs scored … Recorded a .981 fielding percentage as Yale’s primary catcher with 175 putouts, 36 assists and four errors in 215 chances … Recorded six multi-hit games including a 4-for-5 outing in a 9-3 win vs. Brown on April 26.

2012: Appeared in all 45 games with 45 starts, including 44 starts at third base … Finished with a .175 average (24 hits in 137 at-bats), including a team-high two triples, five doubles, 13 RBIs and 16 runs scored. … Recorded four two-hit games … Went 2-for-2 with two RBIs, two runs scored and a walk in the first game of a doubleheader with Hartford. … Also made two relief appearances, allowing four hits and three earned runs with one strikeout in 1? innings of work.

2011: Made 12 appearances, including nine starts, and finished with a .206 batting average (seven hits, 34 at-bats), with one double and three RBIs. …  Finished fourth on the team in sacrifice bunts (3).

2010: Appeared in 13 games, making 5 starts... Batted .304 (7-for-23) with a double and three RBI.

At Yale: Resident of Saybrook College. Political Science major.

Stuper Says: "In high school, Chris was an extremely versatile ballplayer who found time in the outfield, behind the plate, and in the middle infield. I look forward to Chris bringing the same versatility and hard-nosed style of play to the Yale baseball program.”