4 Dan Fratus
4 - Dan Fratus
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: So
Hometown: Plymouth, Mass.
High School: Plymouth North
Position: UT
Major: Biology
Previous Team: R-R

2012: NE-10 All-Conference Second Team. NE-10 All-Rookie Team. One of five players to start in all 49 games on the season for Stonehill. Recorded every start at second base for the Skyhawks. Posted a team-leading .353 bating average (65-or-184), scored 35 runs, had nine doubles, nine triples, two homers and 32 runs batted in. Compiled a .533 slugging percentage and a .428 on-base percentage. Went 8-for-16 in stolen base attempts. Had a fielding percentage of .963 in 219 chances (83 putouts, 128 assists, eight errors). As of March 13 NCAA stats reporting period, he is tied for the NCAA Division II lead in triples with nine. Hit .333 against left-handed pitching (13-for-39). Batted .375 with runners on, .325 with the bases empty, .364 with runners in scoring position and .339 with two outs. Reached base as a leadoff hitter at a .405 clip (15-for-37) and led the team in two-out RBI's with 16. Hit cleanup in 27 games (16-11 overall), 12 games in the fifth spot in the lineup (8-4 overall) and ten games in the sixth slot (6-4 overall). Had 20 multi-hit games, second on the club. Posted 14 games with at least two hits, four games with three hits, had one four-hit game and was the only player on the squad to collect a five-hit game (April 28 vs. Saint Anselm). Tied for the team-lead in multi-RBI games with Billy Karalis recording 11 multi-RBI contests. Had nine 2-RBI games and two games with three RBI's. Compiled the second longest hitting streak on the team of 18 games that spanned from March 12 to April 3. Collected 30 hits, scored 16 runs, drove in 14 runs and recorded eight extra-base hits. Hit .405 during his 18-game hitting streak (30-for-74) pushing his average from .161 to .330. After going 0-4 against Assumption College on April 4, he rattled off a five-game hitting streak from April 9 to April 14. During that stretch he batted .591 (13-for-22) with four runs scored, eight RBI's and four extra-base hits. Reached base safely in 42 out of 49 games played via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch. Went 5-for-7 with one run scored, one RBI and two doubles against Saint Anselm College in a 7-6 win on April 28 in game two of a doubleheader. Notched two triples versus Molloy College on March 3. Launched his first-career collegiate home run against Bentley University on March 21. Went 2-for-4 in the contest with two runs scored and two RBI. Lifted his only other home run of the season on April 17 also against Bentley University. Had a 1-for-4 showing at the plate with one run scored and two runs batted in. Fratus Named To NE-10 All-Conference Second Team And All-Rookie Team. Getting Cut Motivated Fratus To Shine At Stonehill.

High School: 2010 graduate of Plymouth North High School. Helped Plymouth North to the State Championship in 2008. National Honor Society member. Also played football and basketball at Plymouth North.

Personal: Born on August 6, 1992 in Plymouth, Mass. Son of Carolyn and Scott Fratus of Plymouth, Mass. Has one brother (15) and one sister (11). Lists greatest sports moment as winning the State Championship in 2008. Lists career goals as becoming a physical therapist. Lists favorite athlete as Dustin Pedroia. Majoring in biology.

Hitting Statistics

Year GP/GS Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-Att
2012 49/49 .353 184
Total 49/49 .353 184 35 65 9 9 2 32 21 35 8-16