CU Baseball BIO
 Vicente Cafaro

Junior (2008)
Started in 55 of 57 games played.
Led defense with 150 assists.
Was second on the team with .324 average.
Regular Season Highlights:
at Washington State (2/22-24) went 4-4 in the season opener, tying a season-high for hits ... tied a season-high with two doubles.
at Tennessee-Martin (3/1-2) went 5-8 with four RBI ... scored five runs, a season-high in a single series ... in the series opener was 3-4 with three RBI, including a double.
vs. Western Carolina (3/7) went 4-6 with two runs scored ... six at bats were a season-high.
vs. Chicago State (3/15-16) -  went 4-12 with four runs and five RBI ... in game three went 2-5 with a season-high four RBI ... hit his first home run of the season ... first hit in game three started a season-high seven-game hitting streak.
vs. Northern Colorado (3/18-19) went 2-3 with a two-run home run in the opener ... tied a season-high with two hit-by-pitches in the opener as well.
vs. Missouri State (3/21-23) -  went 3-9 with four runs scored ... in the series finale, went 1-1 with two runs scored and two RBI.
at Evansville (4/25-27) had a season-high eight hits in the series, going 8-11 (.727) ... in the second game, went a perfect 4-4 with a home run and a double.
vs. Nebraska (5/13) went 2-3 with an RBI ... two hits tied a season-high against a Big 12 opponent.

MVC Tournament Highlights:
vs. Bradley (5/21) had two walks, a then-season-high
vs. Missouri State (5/22) went 2-3 ... had multiple walks in consecutive games for the first time on the season.

Iowa Western Community College (2007)
Posted a .441 batting average with team-best totals of 20 doubles, three triples and 17 home runs in his only season with the Reivers.
Won the Rawlings Gold Glove as the nation’s best-fielding second baseman in the NJCAA.
Scored a school-record 88 runs.
Played in a team-high 58 games.
Finished second on the team with 86 hits and 68 RBI.
Team finished 42-18 and advanced to the JUCO World Series in Grand Junction, Colo.
His 17 homers tied for the team lead as the squad set a school record with 91 long balls during the season.
Named first team all-district.

Wayne State College (2006):
Hit .351, scored 59 runs and notched 45 RBI as a freshman for the Division II Wildcats.
Named the Wayne State Freshman Athlete of the Year.
Voted first team all-Northern Sun Conference at second base.
Led team with 106 total bases and 124 assists.
Was hit-by-pitch a team-high 17 times.
Picked up 65 hits, including six home runs.
Went 5-for-5 in the conference tournament against Southwest Minnesota State.
Started and played all 53 games for the Wildcats ... Sat out the 2005 season as a redshirt.

High School (2001-04)
Was a member of the Venezuelan Junior National Team in 2001 and 2002 ... His team finished fourth in the 2001 Pan American Games and seventh at the 2002 World Championships.

Birthday: June 15, 1984
Parents: Vincenzo and Nieves Cafaro
Siblings: Walter, Francesco, Nayma and Adriana
Major: Accounting
Career Ambitions: Play professional baseball; Work in international business
Favorite Athlete: Omar Vizquel
Favorite MLB Team: Yankees
Did You Know?: Has been to more than 10 countries

Position: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Hometown: Maracay, Venezuela
Other College: Iowa Western CC / Wayne State