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.
Profile 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