14 Manny Cruz
14 - Manny Cruz
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wolcott, Conn.
High School: Wolcott
Position: SS
Bats/Throws: R/R

 - Northeast-10 Third Team All-Conference selection.
 - Started all 42 games in which he appeared, batting .312 with three home runs and 32 RBI.
 - Registered 19 multi-hit games, including four three-hit performances.
 - Was 12-13 in stolen base attempts.
 - Went 3-3 with three RBI in a win over Bridgeport (2/20).
 - Knocked in three runs and went 2-4 at the plate in a win at Bentley (4/6).
 - Homered and went 3-5 in a win over AIC (4/13).
 - Had two hits in five straight games from 4/23-4/26, going 10-23 at the plate.
 - Belted a two-run home run in SNHU’s opening-round NCAA loss to eventual regional champion Wilmington (Del.) (5/14).

2014 (Game-by-Game)

 - One of five players to start all 55 games, playing as the team’s starting shortstop. 
 - Northeast-10 Second Team selection and All-Rookie Team member.
 - Batted .292 with 26 RBI and 45 runs scored, finished with 12 doubles and three triples.
 - Worked a team-high 33 walks and led team in on-base percentage (.395).
 - Went 21-23 in stolen base attempts on the season.
 - Finished with 18 multi-hit games, good for second on the squad, including one four-hit performance.
 - Notched five multi-RBI games.
 - Fashioned a nine-game hit streak from March 28-April 9.

BEFORE SNHU/PERSONAL: 2013 graduate of Wolcott HS…batted .657 with 18 RBI as a senior, hitting safely in all 24 games…also went 10-0 with a 0.55 ERA on the mound…Class M All-State selection…drafted in the 39th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft by the Cincinnati Reds.