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Bill Bereszniewicz

Bill Bereszniewicz
Class: Sr.
Number: 2
Position: OF
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Sudbury, Mass
High School: Lincoln-Sudbury Regional HS

Career (2011-14)

  • Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 28th round of MLB First-Year Player Draft on June 7, 2014
  • Signed contract with Dodgers and reported to their Rookie ball affiliate in Arizona
  • Ranks sixth all-time with 208 career hits
  • Ranks second in career stolen bases with 42
  • Accumulated 122 runs, 74 RBI, 21 doubles, five triples

As a Senior (2014)

  • Started all 52 games - only player to do so
  • Named to ABCA All-Northeast Region second team and All-ECAC second team
  • First team America East all-conference selection in center field
  • Led conference in hitting with .367 average
  • Set school records with 77 hits and 23 stolen bases
  • Led America East in four categories: average, hits, triples (5) and stolen bases
  • Caught stealing just three times in 26 attempts
  • Hit .401 (55-for-137) over last 33 games spanning final eight weeks of season
  • Had 15-game hit streak from April 26 to May 24
  • Ranks 38th in nation in triples, 46th in stolen bases and 57th in batting average
  • Posted 24 multi-hit games, including 10 games with 3 or more hits
  • After Feb. 15, didn’t go more than one game in a row without recording a hit
  • Went 5-for-10 against No. 7 Oklahoma State and No. 19 Nebraska in NCAA Regional
  • Hit .438 with runners on base and .468 with runners in scoring position
  • Also led BU in slugging (.471) and on-base percentage (.428)
  • Named America East Player of the Week on February 25
  • Strung together 10-game hit streak from February 22 to March 15
  • Member of America East Baseball All-Academic Team (3.45 GPA)
  • Member of the Fall AD Honor Roll (3.3 GPA or above)

As a Junior (2013)

  • Started all 38 games he appeared in
  • Hit for a .286 batting average
  • Had two 4-game hit streaks (February 24- March 3, April 23- April 27)
  • Had 11 multi-hit games and seven multi-run games
  • Had three multiple RBI games
  • Went 2-for-3, with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored against Maine in a conference tournament game
  • Went 2-for-3 and scored 2 runs against Cornell on April 23
  • Named to Binghamton’s AD Honor Roll for a GPA of 3.3 or higher during Spring Semester

As a Sophomore (2012)

  • Started all 49 games in center field
  • Led off all 49 games with a .258 batting average
  • Had 14 multiple hit games
  • Had four multiple RBI games including two games with 3 RBI
  • Had hit streak of eight games
  • Committed just one error in 120 chances (.992)
  • Team high nine stolen bases
  • Went 3-for-4 with one walk in game at Penn State on April 4
  • Went 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs and one walk in game 2 at UMBC on April 14
  • Member of AD Hostnor Roll for 3.3 or higher GPA
  • Member of America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll for 3.5 or higher GPA
  • Selected to America East Baseball All-Academic Team

As a Freshman (2011)

  • Team’s leadoff hitter and starting center fielder
  • Played in 33 games with 32 starts
  • Led team with .353 average
  • Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
  • Unanimous selection to America East All-Rookie Team
  • Drove in 14 runs in 22 league games and hit .358
  • Struck out just nine times in 136 at-bats and made only one error in center field
  • Recorded 16 multi-hit games and hit safely in 17 of his last 19 games
  • Had three hits at the America East tournament
  • Drove in season-high three against Albany on April 17
  • Collected three or more hits six times

In High School

  • Three-year starter at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High
  • Named to all-tournament team at Lynn Invitational
  • Team captain
  • Program went 65-8 in his three-year tenure
  • Team was ranked No. 1 in state and was one of top scholastic programs in entire country
  • Won school’s Servant-Leadership Award (top athletics award)
  • Played for New England Ruffnecks 18U prospect team
  • Batted .340 for Ruffnecks
  • Also captained basketball team

Personal

  • Parents are Ron and Mary-Jo Bereszniewicz
  • Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management and finance

CAREER HIGHS

  • Runs: 3 four times, last vs. Boston College (5-10-14)
  • Hits: 3, 15x, last vs. No. 19 Nebraska (5-31-14)
  • RBIs: 3, 3x, last at Hartford (4-29-12)
  • Doubles: 2 (3x) last vs UMass Lowell (5-3-14)
  • Walks: 2, 12x, last vs Boston College (5-10-14)
  • Stolen Bases: 2, 3x, last at Albany (5-17-14)

 

 

Bereszniewicz Career Stats
Year Avg. G-GS AB R H 2B 3B RBI Slugging OBP BB SB-SBA PO-A-E
2011 .353 33-32 136 22 48 8 0 17 .412 .385 4 3-11 61-0-1
2012 .258 49-49 182 31 47 0 0 19 .258 .352 26 9-11 117-2-1
2013 .286 38-38 126 26 36 1 0 13 .294 .388 18 7-11 83-3-1
2014 .367 52-52 210 43 77 12 5 25 .471 .428 20 23-26 145-1-3
Totals .318 172-171 654 122 208 21 5 74 .365 .390 68 42-59 406-6-6

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