Manhattan Baseball BIO
13 Fabian Pena
MAAC Rookie of the Year | First Team All-MAAC (C)
MAAC All-Tournament Team | Johnny Bench Watch List
Louisville Slugger/D1 Baseball/ABCA Freshman All-American
Turned in arguably the finest season in school history ... .350 (75-for-214) (4th MAAC) with 75 hits (3rd MAAC), 35 runs, a school-record and MAAC-leading 22 doubles, two triples, nine home runs (3rd MAAC), a MAAC-best 54 RBI, two stolen bases and 21 walks en route to posting a .415 OBP and a .598 slugging percentage (2nd MAAC) ... Had 22 multi-hit and a team-best 17 multi-RBI games ... 4x MAAC Rookie of the Week ... Threw out 51.9 percent (27-of-52) of runners on the bases from behind the plate ... Started all 55 games ... Hit safely in all four MAAC Tournament games with three multi-hit performances en route to batting a blistering .421 (8-for-19) with a double, two home runs and seven RBI ... Opened the tournament with two hits and two RBI in win over Monmouth (5/25) ... Followed that up by going 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against Fairfield (5/25) ... Singled and scored a run in elimination-game victory against Monmouth (5/26) before going 2-for-4 with a double, home run and three RBI against Siena (5/27) ... Batted .538 (7-for-13) with three doubles, a home run, six runs and five RBI over three games at Quinnpiac (4/23-4/24) ... Went 5-for-5 with two doubles, four runs and four RBI in game-two victory ... Named MAAC Rookie of the Week after hitting .583 (7-for-12) with two doubles, two walks, four runs and two RBI in games against Old Dominion (2/26), Delaware (2/27) and Virginia Tech (2/28) ... Followed that up with another MAAC Rookie citation after notching three hits, three RBI and two runs over three games against Miami (3/4-3/6), highlighted by going 2-for-4 with a double, home run, two runs and two RBI ... Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors for a fourth time after hitting .500 (9-for-18), including .545 over three games against Marist, with four runs, two doubles, two home runs, eight RBI and three walks while posting a .944 slugging percentage and a .522 OBP ... In series-finale win over the Red Foxes was 3-for-5 with four RBI ... Had three hits and two RBI in win over Monmouth (4/2) ... Hit safely in all three games of series win over Niagara (5/7-5/8), finishing up 4-for-12, highlighted by hitting the game-winning home run ... Also batted safely in all three games against Fairfield (4/29-4/30) ... In series-opening victory at Saint Peter's (5/14), was 3-for-4 with three runs, three RBI, two doubles, a triple and two walks ... Crushed a three-run home run in win over Canisius (4/10) ... Named MAAC Rookie of the Week after batting .538 (7-for-13) with four doubles, three runs and three walks while batting safely over four games against Lehigh (3/25-3/26) and Hofstra (3/22) ... Went 3-for-4 with four RBI and two runs at Columbia (4/27) ... Notched two hits and two RBI in each of the final two games against FIU (3/12-3/13) while crushing two two doubles and home run ... Had two hits and two RBI in series-opening win over Iona (5/19) ... Had two hits against UAlbany (5/3) at Hofstra (4/13).
Played his prep ball at Calusa Prep under the direction of Joe Cubas ... Earned two letters for the Colts ... Named MVP each season and was voted the Best Overall Athlete as a senior ... Played his sophomore year at St. Brendan, notching Third team All-Dade honors ... As a freshman at Miami High, led the squad in hitting, home runs and RBI ... Born on October 18, 1996 ... Son of Jorge Pena and Daylin Torres ... Moved to America from Cuba at the age of 14 ... Credits the support of his family in helping him attain his dream of playing Division I baseball ... Played travel ball with Florida Elite ... Is majoring in business management at Manhattan with aspirations of becoming a business owner.
|High School:||Calusa Prep|