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29 - Michael Magnussen
Michael Magnussen
Height: 5-8
Weight: 205
Year: Sr
Hometown: Carver, Mass.
High School: Coyle & Cassidy
College: New Haven
Position: OF
Major: Criminology
Previous Team: L-R

2012: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring Semester). Played in 44 games for the Skyhawks (42 starts). Hit .262 (38-for-145) with 13 runs scored, seven doubles, one triple, two homers and 22 runs batted in. Had a .366 slugging percentage and a .327 on-base percentage. Was 1-for-4 in stolen base attempts. Compiled a .931 fielding percentage in 29 chances (23 putouts, four assists, two errors). Was 1-for-1 on the season as a pinch-hitter. Hit .277 with runners in scoring position (13-for-47). Recorded a .533 batting average with runners on third and less than two outs. Drove in nine two-out RBI's. Batted eight times in the third slot of the order (6-2 overall), 33 times in the seventh slot (22-11 overall) and once in the eighth slot in the lineup (0-1). Had ten multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games. Had a seven-game hitting streak spanning from April 28 to May 6. Compiled a .321 average during that span, knocked in eight runs, had two doubles and one homer. Against UMass Lowell on May 2, he went 2-for-5 with four RBI's. Also had four runs batted in against the University of Bridgeport on March 14 going 2-for-3 with one double. Hit a home run versus Felician College in game two of a doubleheader on February 24. Reached base safely in 35 out of 44 games played. Hit a walk-off single against Merrimack College on "Senior Day." Magnussen Delivers Walk-Off Single On Senior Day.

2011: Appeared in 12 games for Stonehill making nine starts. Posted a .355 batting average (11-for-31) with two doubles, one home run and four runs batted in. Had a .400 batting average with runners on base (4-for-10). Reached base at a .455 clip (5-for-11) as a leadoff hitter in an inning. Went 3-for-6 with runners in scoring position. Hit .333 (3-for-9) with two outs. Had four multi-hit games on the season against Chestnut Hill College (2/27), Assumption College (3/11) and Saint Anselm College (4/26 and 4/29). Hit a solo home run against Saint Anselm on 4/29 going 2-for-3 with one run and one run batted in. Had a stolen base versus Felician College on February 26 and another steal against Saint Michael's College (4/25).

2010: NE-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll. Played in 23 games and started 17 games. Had a .254 batting average with 16 hits, 7 RBI with two doubles. Had a 2-for-4 game with an RBI and a stolen bases in a game versus Merrimack College(2/28).

Previous College: Attended the University of New Haven from 2008-2009. Was a member of the baseball team.

High School: 2008 graduate of Colye and Cassidy High School. Letterwinner for baseball, serving as captain senior year. Earned EAC All-Star. Played in the Massachusetts Bay State Games and Brockton Invitational. Letterwinner in soccer and basketball as well.

Personal: Born on September 14, 1989 in Stoughton, Mass. Son of Michael and Nancy Magnussen of Carver, Mass. Has one sister, Kristin (19). Majors in criminolgy at the college. Supports the Boston Red Sox. Lists Ken Griffey Jr. as favorite athlete.

Hitting Statistics

Year GP/GS Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-Att
2010 23/17 .254
63
8
16
2
0 0
7
5
19
5-6
2011 12/9 .355 31
2
11
2
0
1
4
4
9
2-3
2012 44/42 .262 145
13
38
7
1
2
22
14
34
1-4
Total 79/68 .272 239 23 65 11 1 3 33 23 62 8-13