Duke Baseball BIO
21 Chris Marconcini
2014: Earned second team All-ACC honors … The only Blue Devil to play in and start all 58 games … Split time between right field and first base, starting 37 at right field and 21 at first base … Led the team and ranked sixth in the league with a career-best 46 RBI … Also ranked fourth in the league in home runs (8), and eighth in triples (3) … Belted eight home runs in back-to-back seasons … One of 16 Blue Devils to total 20 or more home runs for a career … Totaled 38 or more RBI in each of his three active seasons at Duke … Ended his career with 123 RBI to become the 25th player in Blue Devil history to surpass the 120 career RBI plateau … Led the team with 13 multi-RBI games, including seven games with three or more RBI … Earned ACC Player of the Week honors Feb. 24 after batting .667 (10-15) over four games from Feb. 18-23 … Recorded a career-high four hits at UNC Greensboro Feb. 18, going 4-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBI.
2013: Started and played in 54 games ... Started 51 games at first base and three as designated hitter ... Hit .284 with 16 doubles, eight home runs, four triples, 39 runs scored and 38 RBI ... Led the team in home runs (8) and slugging percentage (.537) while also tying for the team lead with 102 total bases ... Ranked second on the Duke roster with eight stolen bases ... Along with North Carolina’s Brian Holberton and Virginia Tech’s Mark Zaguins, one of just three ACC players with eight or more home runs as well as eight or more stolen bases ... Drove in two or more RBI 12 times and had multiple hits in 13 contests ... Among ACC players, ranked 12th in slugging percentage, tied for 12th in doubles, tied for sixth in triples, tied for 11th in home runs and tied for 22nd in total bases ... Posted a .994 fielding percentage, committing three errors on 489 chances ... Registered a .266 batting average in ACC games, contributing 10 doubles, two home runs, 13 runs scored and eight RBI ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and a run scored April 23 at High Point ... Turned in a 3-for-5 performance versus Maryland April 27, adding a pair of doubles and an RBI ... Reached base in 4-of-5 plate appearances May 12 at No. 7 Virginia with three hits and a walk ... Played for the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod League during the summer, hitting .289 in 41 games with 11 doubles, three home runs, 23 RBI and 18 runs scored ... Participated in the Cape League’s Home Run Hitting Contest July 27, belting four home runs.
2012: Missed the 2012 season due to injury.
2011: Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America ... Started 55 games as a freshman ... Started 31 games at first base and 24 in right field ... Led the team in doubles (15), triples (six), home runs (four), RBI (39), runs scored (41), slugging percentage (.481) and total bases (99) ... His 39 RBI were the most by a Duke freshman since 1999 ... Became only the seventh player in Duke’s history to lead the team in RBI, runs and extra-base hits ... His six triples rank as the sixth-most in a single season in school history ... Hit .291 with 60 hits ... Stole eight bases in 10 attempts ... Had a .989 fielding percentage ... Committed only four errors in 349 chances ... Hit .383 with runners in scoring position ... Led Duke with 19 two-out RBI ... Had 16 multi-hit games, with a season-high three hits against Villanova, Boston College and Florida State ... Had a team-high 11 multiple-RBI games ... Had three-RBI games against Richmond, Villanova (twice) and Boston College ... Hit home runs against Charlotte, Clemson and Davidson (twice) ... Had an eight-game hitting streak ... Had a 20-game errorless streak.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Battle Ground Academy ... Hit .490 with four homers and 20 RBI in 15 games as a senior ... Tabbed Preseason All-America second team as a senior ... As a junior, hit .420 with six homers, 36 RBI, 20 stolen bases and 31 walks ... Named all-state, all-district and all-region ... Also earned all-county first team honors ... Selected to the Power Showcase in 2008 and 2009 ... Named the Top Hitter at the 2009 Sunshine Classic ... The runner-up in the 17-U Home Run Contest at the BCS Finals ... Also lettered on the basketball team three years and on the football team as a freshman ... Tabbed all-county and all-region as a center on the basketball team ... Selected to the National Honor Society as a sophomore.
Personal: Born Christopher Michael Marconcini on Feb. 18, 1992 in Houston, Texas ... The son of Glen and Kim Marconcini ... Has two brothers (Matthew and Stephen).