Notre Dame defeated Connecticut 12 runs to 2 on April 26th at the Frank Eck Stadium.
AT NOTRE DAME: Two-year monogram winner ... can play either of the corner outfield spots ... outstanding athlete with above-average speed and base-running skills ... combines good bat control with tremendous bat speed for smooth swing that is quick and compact ... pesky left-handed batter and potential leadoff option, due to on-base ability and advanced hitting approach ... feisty competitor ... needs to work on consistency.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Appeared in 26 games with eight starts, including six in left field and two as the Notre Dame designated hitter ... batted .263 (10-for-38) with seven runs, one double and one RBI ... was a perfect 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts ... also drew four walks and was hit by two pitches as part of a .364 on-base percentage ... six-game hit streak early in the season was tied for the sixth-highest on the Irish roster ... scored four runs in 14 games played (four starts) in BIG EAST games ... scored first run of the season after being hit by a pitch as a pinch hitter against Mercer (Feb. 17) ... successfully swiped first bag of the season as a pinch runner against Tennessee (Mar. 1) ... crossed the plate after entering as a pinch runner versus Oklahoma (Mar. 10) ... opened six-game hit streak with first base knock of the season against Pittsburgh (Apr. 13) ... perfect 2-for-2 with a pair of singles and a run scored in the series finale against the Panthers (Apr. 14) the following day ... earned first start of the season against Quinnipiac (Apr. 21), going 1-for-4 with a stolen base ... went 3-for-4 with second steal in as many games at Toledo (Apr. 23) ... reached base in both plate appearances, scoring one run at home against Michigan State (Apr. 24) ... ripped an RBI double, added a stolen base and scored a run as the designated hitter in the first game of a BIG EAST series against Connecticut (Apr. 26) ... scored the final Notre Dame run of the game as a ninth inning pinch runner in game two of the final BIG EAST series of the season at Cincinnati (May 17).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Saw action in 24 games and started 15, including 12 in left field and three as the designated hitter ... batted .214 (12-for-56) with nine runs scored, two doubles, nine RBI ... added seven walks, one hit by pitch, one sacrifice fly, two sacrifice bunts and seven stolen bases (in eight attempts) ... recorded 14 total bases, posted a .250 slugging percentage and .308 on-base percentage ... posted a .955 fielding percentage ... committed an error on 22 fielding chances with one assist and 20 putouts ... batted .192 (5-for-26) with four runs scored, three RBI, two walks, one hit by pitch, one sacrifice fly, one sacrifice bunt and three stolen bases (in four attempts) in BIG EAST games ... recorded five total bases, posted a .192 slugging percentage and .267 on-base percentage ... hit .233 (7-for-30) with five runs scored, two doubles, six RBI, five walks, one sacrifice bunt and four stolen bases (in four attempts) in non-conference games ... went 0-for-2 (.000) with a strikeout in the month of February ... batted .278 (10-for-36) with seven runs scored, one double, one triple, seven RBI, four walks, one sacrifice fly and six stolen bases (in seven attempts) in the month of March ... hit .111 (2-for-18) with two runs scored, two sacrifice bunts and one stolen base (in one attempt) in the month of April ... went 0-for-1 (.000) in the month of May ... hit .263 (5-for-19) with three runs scored, one double, four RBI, three walks, one hit by pitch, one sacrifice fly, one sacrifice bunt and three stolen bases (in four attempts) in home games ... batted .219 (7-for-32) with five runs scored, one double, five RBI, three walks, one sacrifice bunt and four stolen bases (in four attempts) in road games ... went 0-for-5 (.000) with a run scored and walk in neutral-site games ... batted .296 (8-for-27) with seven runs scored, two doubles, nine RBI, three walks, one hit by pitch, one sacrifice fly, one sacrifice bunt and four stolen bases (in five attempts) in Irish victories ... hit .167 (5-for-30) with six runs scored, one double, four RBI, five walks, one sacrifice fly, one sacrifice bunt and four stolen bases (in five attempts) in day games ... batted .269 (7-for-26) with three runs scored, one double, five RBI, two walks, one hit by pitch, one sacrifice bunt and three stolen bases (in three attempts) in night games ... hit .196 (10-for-51) with six runs scored, one double, five RBI, seven walks, one hit by pitch, one sacrifice fly, two sacrifice bunts and seven stolen bases (in eight attempts) in games started ... went 2-for-5 (.400) with three runs scored, double and four RBI in games off the bench... batted .300 (3-for-10) against left-handed pitching ... hit .196 (9-for-46) against right-handed pitching ... batted .286 (8-for-28) with runners on base ... hit .143 (4-for-28) with bases empty ... went 1-for-5 (.200) with the bases loaded ... reached base four times out of a possible 17 (.235) when leading off an inning ... went 1-for-2 (.000) as a pinch hitter ... batted .333 (6-for-18) with runners in scoring position ... successful on four of seven RBI opportunities with a runner on third base and less than two outs ... batted .294 (5-for-17) with two outs ... advanced 13 base runners on 32 attempts, good for a percentage of .406 ... registered two multi-hit games, including a three-hit outing at LSU (Mar. 11) ... collected three multi-RBI games, including a three-RBI contest at LSU (Mar. 11) ... Notre Dame went 6-9 when Biggio started (5-7 in left field and 1-2 at designated hitter) ... the Irish went 5-5 when Biggio led off, 1-1 when he hit second and 0-3 when he batted eighth ... went 2-for-5 with a double, stolen base, two runs scored and three RBI in the victory over No. 11 LSU ... Irish picked up a victory against their highest-ranked foe on the road since capping off their historic run to Omaha with a 3-1 victory over No. 1 Florida State on June 10, 2002.
PREP & PERSONAL: Batted .356 with nine doubles, one triple, one home run, 11 RBI, 12 stolen bases and 52 runs scored as a senior in 2011 at St. Thomas H.S. in Houston, Texas ... registered a slugging percentage of .527 and on-base percentage of .539 ... named second team Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Texas Region All-High School Senior Team ... named Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) Class 5A State All-Tournament Team ... earned second team all-state selection and first team all-district honor ... helped St. Thomas to a TAPPS Class 5A State Championship ... in 4-3 victory over Argyle Liberty Christian in state semifinals, drove in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning ... had a pair of hits, scored two runs and threw out a runner at home plate in a 4-3 regional win over San Antonio Antonian ... also blasted his only homer of the season in a 4-1 bi-district win over Addison Trinity Christian in the bi-district round ... batted .311 with two doubles, four triples, 24 RBI, 21 stolen bases and 32 runs scored in 2010 ... registered a slugging percentage of .408 and on-base percentage of .478 ... helped St. Thomas to a TAPPS Class 5A State Championship ... earned second team all-state selection and first team all-district honor ... awarded first team all-district in 2009 ... helped St. Thomas to a TAPPS Class 5A State Championship in 2008 ... played for Ken Schulte and father, Craig, at St. Thomas ... father played entire 20-year MLB career with the Houston Astros (1988-2007) ... Craig finished with 3,060 career hits, becoming the ninth player in the 3,000 hit club to get all his hits with the same team ... full name is Conor Joseph Biggio ... son of Craig and Patty Biggio ... has a young brother, Cavan, who joined Conor on the Notre Dame baseball team in 2014, and a younger sister, Quinn ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letter as a film, television and theatre major.