Vincent Guglietti and Jordan Paolucci Named Quinnipiac's May Athletes of the Month
Quinnipiac softball junior Jordan Paolucci (Mary Lake, N.Y.) and baseball sophomore Vincent Guglietti (East Haven, Conn.) have been named the Quinnipiac Athletes of the Month for May.
Paolucci batted a team-high .500 while also posting a .600 on-base percentage while starting five of the Bobcats' six games behind the plate. Paolucci was also named to the 2013 All-Northeast Conference First Team, as well as the NFCA All-Northeast Region Second Team and the CollegeSportsMadness.com All-Northeast Conference Team. For the season, she led Quinnipiac, and the NEC, in RBI (44), home runs (12) while also posting a team-best slugging percentage (.611).
Guglietti led Quinnipiac for the month with two home runs and seven doubles while also posting a team-high .538 slugging percentage. Guglietti also collected 12 RBI for the month and committed just one error in 129 opportunities (.992) at first base. Guglietti started the month with a three-RBI day against UMass that included a 3-for-4 showing with a home run and a double. He then reached base safely in seven of his next 10 games before a monster weekend series at Fairleigh Dickinson, collecting six hits in his final 13 at-bats of the season, while driving in seven runs on the strength of five doubles. In his final game of the season, he was 3-for-4 with a season-high six RBI and two doubles.
For the year, Guglietti batted a team-high .284 (57-201) while leading the team with 17 doubles. He also amassed two home runs and 25 RBI for the year, while also scoring 23 runs.