Manhattan Baseball BIO
3 Michael Pfenninger
Hit .253 (44-for-174) with 44 hits, 21 runs, four doubles, three triples, one home run, 17 RBI, 21 walks and 10 stolen bases while posting a .345 OBP… Had nine multi-hit and five multi-RBI games ... Ended the year on a six-game hitting streak, batting .409 (9-for-22) with five runs, five RBI and three extra-base hits ... Played in 53 games, starting 52 ... Was 4-for-8 with a pair of multi-hit games and two triples in games against Rider (5/25) and Iona (5/24) at the MAAC Championship ... Was 4-for-8 with two doubles and three RBI in doubleheader sweep at Rider (4/30) ... Hit safely in all three games of sweep over Saint Peter's (5/18; 5/20), batting .364 (4-for-11) with five runs, four RBI and two stolen bases ... Batted .385 (5-for-13) at Maine (4/14-4/15), hitting safely all four times out with a double, triple, three runs and three RBI ... Homered and scored two runs in win at Fairfield (4/9) ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs, one RBI and one stolen base in the opener at UCF (2/24)… Had three hits, two runs and two RBI in victory against Lehigh (3/19) ... Against Siena (4/1), was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate.
2016 Sophomore Season
Had a breakout campaign ... Hit .283 (54-for-191) with 54 hits, 26 runs, 10 doubles, a MAAC-leading five triples, 27 RBI, 15 stolen bases (10th MAAC) and 13 walks while posting a .330 OBP ... Had 16 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games ... Played in 53 games, making 48 starts ... Notched a 10-game hitting streak while hitting safely in 14-of-16 to end the year ... Went 2-for-5 with a double, two runs and two RBI in MAAC Tournament elimination game win over Monmouth (5/26) ... Hit .462 (6-for-13) with six RBI, six stolen bases and four runs in series sweep of Saint Peter's (5/15-5/15) ... Was 3-for-6 with a triple and six RBI in the opener before recording four stolen bases, three runs,two hits and two walks in the finale ... Also hit safely in all three games of series-victory at Niagara (5/7-5/8), finishing up 5-for-11 (.455) with a pair of multi-hit performances, two doubles, two stolen bases and two runs ... Over three games at Quinnipiac (4/23-4/24), hit .417 (5-for-12), highlighted by notching three doubles, three RBI and two runs in game-two win ... Also batted .412 in series victory over Lehigh (3/25-3/26) while hitting safely in all three games ... Also batted safely in all three games at Seton Hall (3/18-3/19) ... Was 2-for-4 with a two runs and a stolen base in MAAC Tournament-clinching win over Iona (5/19) ... Also finished up 2-for-4 with with two RBI in game two against Fairfield (4/30) ... Perfect 3-for-3 in win over NYIT (4/19) ... Had two hits and two RBI against UAlbany (5/3) ... Notched two hits in win at FIU (3/12) and against Virginia Tech (2/28).
2015 Freshman Season
Hit .172 (22-for-128) with 22 hits, 14 runs, five doubles, nine RBI, three stolen bases and nine walks ... Had three multi-hit games ... Played in 45 games, making 41 starts ... Was 2-for-4 with a run in opener at Siena (4/18) ... Had two hits and scored twice in series-clinching victory over Niagara (4/26) ... Followed that up by going 2-for-4 with a walk, run and RBI in win against Fordham (4/28) ... Notched a hit in all three games against Rider (5/2-5/3) ... Hit safely in three of the four games at NJIT (5/9-5/10) ... Had two hits and two runs at Iona (5/14-5/15) ... Scored two runs in opener against Quinnipiac (4/11) ... Registered his first career hit at FIU (2/28) before coming around to score in helping lift Manhattan to a come-from-behind victory.
Played his prep ball at Hunterdon Central under the direction of Mike Raymond ... Earned four letters for the Red Devils and was a three-year starter ... Played on New Jersey Super 18U team in 2013 ... Born on April 3, 1996 ... Son of Mark and Sherri Pfenninger ... Has a sister, Katelyn ... Harbors aspirations of coaching following his playing career ... Majoring in management at Manhattan.
|High School:||Hunterdon Central|