5 Marco Caponi
5 Marco Caponi
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
High School: Walsh Jesuit
Position: IF
Bats/Throws: R/R

Career  |  2011  |  2012  |  2013 

* 2011 Mental Attitude Award Winner
* Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
* Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll 
* Horizon League Academic Honor Roll 

2012 - Sophomore Season: Played in 44 games, starting in the infield 19 times...batted .263 with a .364 on-base percentage and scored 15 runs...had four extra-base hits and eight RBIs...hit a solo homer at Fresno State (Feb. 19)...went 3-for-4 with a double at Belmont (March 4)...scored two runs in a 3-for-4 effort vs. Bellarmine (March 27)...drove in two runs at UIndy (April 25)...smacked a two-run triple vs. Youngstown State (May 4)...doubled and scored against Milwaukee (May 12).

2011 - Freshman Season: Voted by teammates as Mental Attitude Award Winner...appeared in 11 games off the bench...fielded all nine of his chances...drew a walk at Youngstown State (April 8)...had first career hit vs. Lawrence (April 17)...pinch ran and scored vs. Milwaukee (May 15).

High School: A three-year letterman and two-year starter at Ohio powerhouse Walsh Jesuit, helping the team to the state title game three years in a row...led team to a state title in 2008 and runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2010...Walsh Jesuit was ranked No. 1 in the nation by MaxPreps and Rivals.com...two-time all-conference honoree...team's Gold Glove Award winner...earned two letters in basketball...Eastman Young Leadership Award winner.

Personal: Explorator liberal arts and sciences major.