Welsh collects three RBIs
Scarlet Knights start a stretch of eight Big Ten games in nine days
Scarlet Knights record 12 hits in front of a crowd of 5,781
Scarlet Knights and Cornhuskers set for three-game series
Sclafani hits go-ahead homer to spark six-run sixth inning
May 12, 2017 at Bainton Field
2014 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American
2014 American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year
2014 NJCBA First Team All-State
2014 NJCBA All-State Rookie Team
2017 (Senior): Appeared in 11 games on the mound with nine starts ... also started five games at shortstop and one at second base ... logged 49.0 innings and earned three wins ... collected 10 career victories ... made final career start against Illinois (5/12) ... went six innings at Nebraska (5/5) ... left with the lead after pitching 5.2 innings with six strikeouts against No. 17 Michigan (4/28) ... logged six innings at Iowa (4/21) ... struck out four versus Purdue (4/14) ... earned 10th career win with five strikeouts in a five-inning start at USC Upstate (3/25) ... pitched seven innings with only two hits and one run permitted to beat North Florida (3/11) ... earned the win by pitching four scoreless innings of relief with one hit permitted at Iona (3/8) ... made a start at second base at Old Dominion (3/5) ... pitched a scoreless inning of relief at No. 13 Virginia (2/26) ... went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, two runs, a double and a steal in win over No. 17 Miami (2/19) ... made start at shortstop on Opening Day against the Hurricanes (2/17).
2016 (Junior): Started 54 games at shortstop ... collected 45 hits, 27 runs and 11 stolen bases ... tied for the team lead with six sacrifice bunts ... second on the team with 107 assists defensively ... part of 16 double plays ... did not commit an error in 44 games played, including a streak of 20 consecutive errorless games (3/18-4/19) ... knocked in runs on a sacrifice fly and single versus Northwestern (5/20) ... went 3-for-3 with a single, double, triple, three runs and two RBIs in win over Saint Peter's (5/17) ... walked twice and drove in two on a double at No. 21 Michigan (5/8) ... singled twice in the middle game against the Wolverines (5/7) ... collected three hits in as many at bats to go with two runs, a walk and a steal versus Saint Peter's (5/3) ... singled and scored against Nebraska (4/29) ... singled twice in opener versus Penn State (4/22) ... singled, stole a base and scored a run at Wagner (4/20) ... went 2-for-3 with three runs scored, two walks and a stolen base against Delaware State (4/19), also recording a season-high five assists at shortstop ... singled twice and scored two runs in series against Ohio State (4/15-17) ... picked up two RBIs on two hits and stole a base at Seton Hall (4/12) ... collected a single, walk, RBI and run scored in win over Saint Joseph's (4/8) ... picked up two RBIs and singled in first win over Indiana (4/1) ... doubled twice, scored three times and stole a base in 20-4 victory over Monmouth (3/29) ... collected two hits, including a double, and scored a run against NJIT (3/19) ... hit a two-run single and walked in opener at No. 16 Florida Atlantic (3/11) ... doubled twice with one RBI in win over Iona (3/9) ... went 2-for-3 in win at Old Dominion (3/6) ... doubled and single in opener versus the Monarchs (3/5) ... hit a double and score in home opener versus Lafayette (3/2) ... walked in each of the three games at George Mason (2/27-28) ... went 2-for-3 in game two at No. 4 Miami (2/20) ... made start at shortstop on Opening Day against the Hurricanes (2/19).
2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in 11 games as a position player with nine starts (five at second base, four at designated hitter), while pitching in 11 other games with nine starts ... pitched 45.2 innings ... tossed 1.1 innings out of the bullpen versus No. 13 Iowa (5/15) ... started at No. 3 Illinois (5/10) ... allowed two runs with two strikeouts in six innings of work during start at Penn State (5/3) ... started and hurled six innings, striking out two against Michigan State (4/19) ... started at Indiana (4/12), lasting five innings ... registered four strikeouts in five innings during start against Minnesota (4/5) ... allowed just one run and two hits during a season-long seven innings versus Ohio State (3/29) ... surrendered one run over six innings of work in a winning effort against Purdue (3/22) ... pitched three innings of relief at Indiana State (3/15) ... recorded a single in home opener against Iona (3/11) ... singled and scored a run at No. 24 Florida Atlantic (3/7) ... worked three innings in first start on the mound of the season at No. 9 Miami (2/15) ... started season opener at second base versus the Hurricanes and went 2-for-4, including first collegiate hit.
2014 (Freshman): Made 15 appearances on the mound with 11 starts ... also had 10 at bats with one start at designated hitter ... named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper ... honored as American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year, the third Scarlet Knight to earn the status (Jake Daubert in 1998 and Bobby Brownlie in 2000, both in the Big East) ... also named to NJCBA First Team All-State and to the All-State Rookie Team ... named to the American Honor Roll four times during the season ... did not allow an earned run in five of 11 starts, recording a 2.91 ERA overall ... led the conference with 15.01 fly outs recorded per game ... sixth in league games with a 2.54 ERA ... became first Rutgers freshman to win six games in a season since Matt Giannini in 2006 ... picked off a staff-high three runners ... walked just 19 over 74.1 innings ... allowed opponents to hit just .238 against ... had a stretch of 19.1 innings without allowing an earned run ... collected the win at Memphis (5/16), pitching six innings of shutout baseball while scattering five hits to earn fourth conference honor roll award ... did not allow an earned run and gave up only five hits in seven-inning start against USF (5/10) ... allowed just five hits over seven innings to earn win against Temple (5/3) ... struck out two in five-inning start at UCF (4/26), giving up three hits ... selected to American Athletic Conference Honor Roll for third time (4/21) ... permitted just one run on eight hits over 8.1 innings of work for win over Cincinnati (4/18) ... earned second American Athletic Conference Honor Roll selection (4/14) ... picked up win against Hartford (4/12), allowing zero earned runs and just two hits with a season-high six strikeouts in eight innings ... drew a walk versus Fordham (4/8) in Lakewood ... named to the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (3/24) ... made second career start at No. 7 Louisville (3/23), allowing no earned runs and three hits over eight innings for the victory ... recorded first start as a hitter at designated hitter at VCU (3/16) ... allowed one run over seven innings to defeat Lafayette (3/15) for first collegiate win, striking out five ... tossed three innings with one run permitted in home opener versus Hofstra (3/11) ... pitched in relief twice against Oklahoma (3/7, 3/9) without giving up an earned run ... had an RBI versus the Sooners (3/7) ... made collegiate debut on the mound at Old Dominion (3/1), striking out two in two innings of relief.
Prior to Rutgers: Played four years of high school baseball at Perth Amboy ... collected 227 strikeouts on the mound and 117 hits at the plate in high school career ... earned All-State Group IV as a pitcher three times ... named first team all-county at shortstop as a sophomore and junior ... earned MaxPreps Player of Week Award ... went 5-0 with a 1.38 ERA as a pitcher sophomore year ... helped lead team to back-to-back White Division titles.
Personal: Son of Fernando Rosa Sr. and Rosa Rodriguez ... has an older brother, Joel, and younger brother, Christopher ... a labor studies major.