AT NOTRE DAME (2012-PRESENT): Three-year monogram winner … has played on the left side of the infield throughout career … offers good depth for the Irish at second or third base … great team guy … gotten some really big hits for the Irish in first three years … displays good defensive skills and athleticism ... has the ability to be a line drive and situational type of bat ... joined Notre Dame from a championship level high school program.
HONORS & AWARDS: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014).
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in 21 games, making 10 starts in the infield, including nine at third base and one at second … batted .161 with one triple, six RBI, six walks, three hit by pitch, two stolen bases and five runs scored … started all three games in the season opening series against No. 24 Florida Atlantic at third base, tallying a hit, a hit by pitch and an RBI in the season opener … saw first ACC action against No. 6 NC State (March 8) as a pinch runner … earned first hit in ACC play against Wake Forest (March 30) … recorded two RBI on a pinch hit triple against No. 11 Miami (April 20), that came with two outs in the game-deciding fifth inning for the Irish against the Hurricanes … also had a hit and RBI at Maryland (May 4) … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Appeared in 14 games in a utility infielder role ... batted .231 with an RBI and three runs scored ... logged an even .300 clip (3-for-10) as a pinch hitter ... made season debut against No. 10 Oklahoma (March 10), clocking a pinch-hit walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th to give Notre Dame the win ... drew a walk and scored his first run of the year in a BIG EAST contest at Pittsburgh (April 14) ... crossed the plate as a pinch runner after entering in the series finale against Connecticut (April 28) ... contributed pinch-hit singles in back-to-back appearances at Western Michigan (May 14) and Cincinnati (May 16) … participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … earned a monogram.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Saw action in 16 games and started 11, including nine at shortstop, one at third base and one as the designated hitter ... batted .279 (12-for-43) with two runs scored, one double, four RBI ... added two walks and two sacrifice bunts ... recorded 13 total bases, posted a .302 slugging percentage and .311 on-base percentage ... had an .860 fielding percentage ... committed eight errors on 57 fielding chances with 37 assists and 12 putouts ... batted .211 (4-for-19) with a double, walk and sacrifice bunt in BIG EAST games ... recorded five total bases, posted a .263 slugging percentage and .250 on-base percentage ... hit .333 (12-for-36) against right-handed pitching ... batted .333 (6-for-18) with runners in scoring position ... registered three multi-hit games, including a three-hit outing against Valparaiso (May 2) ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI against Toledo (April 3) ... went 2-for-4 with a double against St. John's (April 29) ... went 3-for-4 with a run scored and RBI against Valparaiso (May 2) … earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL: Batted .475 with a .603 on-base percentage, 27 RBI, 43 runs scored and 21 stolen bases as a senior in 2011 at Providence Catholic H.S. in New Lenox, Illinois ... named to WJOL All-Tournament Team ... received the Stevie Bajenski Tournament Award ... helped top-ranked Providence Catholic High School to a Catholic League Blue Division title ... Student Council Vice President ... member of the National Honor Society ... Illinois State Scholar ... named first team all-area by Southtown Star and Chicago Sun-Times ... awarded second team all-area by the Chicago Tribune ... first team Prep Baseball Report All-Star ... first team All-Illinois High School Coaches Association ... batted .450 in conference play and .365 overall with 35 runs scored, 12 stolen bases and a .980 fielding percentage in 2010 ... helped Providence Catholic to a Catholic League Blue Division title ... also earned a varsity letter in soccer in both 2009 and 2010 ... full name is Kevin Michael DeFilippis ... son of Michael and Karen DeFilippis ... has an older sister, Kaleen, who was a student manager for the Irish baseball team and graduated in 2013 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing.
**Career Stats Attached Above As PDF (As Of May 17, 2014)**