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Imposing two-way prospect who earned prep All-America honors after dominating ?03 season that included .540 batting average, .980 slugging pct., 10-1 record, 0.67 ERA and 120 strikeouts thrown in 62 innings ? made biggest impression on the mound during ?03 fall, showing tough slider and bulldog mentality ? throws heavy, hard fastball that tops out in low-90?s ? surprising defensive ability at first base, with great glovework and agility despite 6-3, 250-pound frame ? listed by Perfect Game/Baseball America as No. 100 prep prospect in ?03 (he was listed as a pitcher and was 53rd pitcher in rankings, also first overall among players from New York) ? Team One Baseball rated him 7th among 2003 draft-eligible preps for ?best raw power,? 10th for ?best linedrive power? and 14th for ?best pure hitters? ... joined Delmon Young (Camarillo, Calif.) as only players in top 15 of all three categories ? could face several former teammates in ?04: Virginia Tech?s Sean O?Brien and Jonathon Fulton, Peter Parisi (Pittsburgh), Ian Kennedy (USC), Greg Thompson (St. John?s), Villanova?s Brian Trotta and Alex Bardequez, Dennis Donovan (UConn) and Sean Henry (San Diego State) ? posted 3.07 GPA in ?03 fall semester ? assumes No. 35 jersey last worn by outfielder Matt Strickroth (?99-?02).

PREP & PERSONAL: Accomplished two-way player (RHP, 1B, OF) and ?03 All-American at Mamaroneck High School, setting school records for career hits (120) and strikeouts thrown (233) while batting.523 from ?01-?03 (87 RBI) ? New York player of the year, after batting .540 (8 HR, 30 RBI, 13 2B, 27 BB, .950 slugging, .900 on-base pct.) and adding 10-1 record (0.67 ERA, 120 Ks, 20 BB, 34 H in 62 IP) for sectional champs ? ABCA All-Region, section player of the year and second team all-state in ?02, batting .544 (1.200 slugging, 7 HR, 27 RBI, 9 2B, 4 3B, just 3 Ks) with 1.10 ERA (8-2, 113 Ks, 21 BB, 31 H in 70 IP) ? hit .430 in ?01 (25 RBI) ... five times all-conference, three times all-city and member of three league champs ? two-year team captain and MVP ? faced current ND teammate Jeff Manship at Nike All-America game, sending double into rightfield corner ? joined Manship and another current ND freshman pitcher, Jess Stewart, among invitees to Junior National Team tryouts (Joplin, Mo.) ? batting 7-for-14 (HR, 3B, 3 2B) ? posted team-record .525 batting for 2001 Long Island Tigers wood-bat summer team (.398 in ?02) ? invited to ?02 Junior Olympic trials (exam conflict) ? rated 20th-best player at East Coast Showcase, 11th at Northeast Showcase ... second in home run contest at Area Code Games (Long Beach, Calif.) ...member of ?01 South Shore team that won Mickey Mantle World Series in McKinney, Texas (first N.Y. champion) ? with 4-hitter vs. Puerto Rico in semifinal (6-2) and two-run shot in title game vs. same team (6-4) ... lettered twice as basketball power forward, earning all-conference as ?01-?02 team captain ... made official visit during weekend of ?02 ND-Michigan football game ? his mother?s cousin, Tim Heverin, has undergraduate and law degrees from Notre Dame ... father Ralph Vasami played baseball at NYU, brother Ralph at Pennsylvania ... born March 7, 1985, in Port Chester, N.Y. ? son of Ralph and Mary Vasami ... full name is Christopher Paul Vasami ? enrolled in First Year of Studies ? intends to major in history and journalism.

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Chris Vasami
Chris  Vasami

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mamaroneck, NY

High School:
Mamaroneck

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 250

Position:
RH Pitcher/First Baseman

Birthdate:
03/07/1985

Bats/Throws:
R/R

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