11 Joe Petosa
11 Joe Petosa
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Spotswood, NJ
High School: Spotswood
Position: OF
Major: Accounting

Joseph Robert Petosa... third-year starter is one of team's main power threats.

2011: Honorable-Mention All-CACC... Academic All-CACC... hit .277 with three doubles, four triples one homer, and 16 runs scored.... tied for team lead with 18 RBI... Felician-best 22 walks for OBP of .367... stole nine bases... played in 43 games with 40 starts... CACC Player of the Week 3/7... begins junior campaign with 99 career base hits.

2010: CACC Rookie of the Year... First-Team All-CACC... batted .333 (60 for 180) with six doubles, seven triples, two homers, 37 runs, and 28 RBI... played in all 50 games (48 starts)... led CACC in triples... also top ten in hits (4th), runs (t-5th), RBI (T-9th) and slugging (.478, 9th)... two-time CACC Rookie of the Week.

Prior to Felician: Second-team all Group 2 for coach Glenn Fredricks at Spotswood High... three-time all division and two-time second-team all-area... team won 2007 county championship and Group 2 state title... also played football... member of the Iron 9 showcase team.

Personal: Son of Robert and Michele Petosa... accounting major with 3.77 GPA... younger sister Samantha attends Felician and plays on the women's soccer team... born 11/28/90 in Staten Island, N.Y.