UAlbany Baseball BIO
Evan Harasta
Player Profile:
Evan Harasta 941096
Position: Catcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Webster, N.Y.
High School: Webster Thomas

2016: Started all 52 games for the Great Danes, splitting time between catcher and designated hitter ... Batted .263 with a .343 slugging percentage and a .377 on base percentage ... Totaled 46 hits, 23 runs, 37 RBI, 11 doubles and 1 home run ... Totaled eight multi-hit games ... Had 3 three-hit performances and 5 two hit performances ... Totaled 269 putouts as catcher and 41 assists ... 2015-16 America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll

2014: Second-Team All-Conference ... America East All-Academic Team selection ... Started all 45 games, splitting time between catcher and designated hitter ... Batted .314 with a .409 slugging percentage and conference-best .484 on-base percentage ... Led the America East with 38 walks ... Totaled 43 hits, 19 runs, and 28 RBIs, as well as seven doubles and two home runs ... Reached base in each of the season’s last 28 games and held the team’s longest hitting streak of the spring, lasting eight games ... Totaled nine multi-hit games ... Had two three-hit performances, including going 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI in UAlbany’s 9-7 win over UMBC (3/15) ... Played hero against UMass Lowell (4/5), going 2-for-5 and belted a walk-off three-run home run for an 8-7 victory ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored in the Danes’ 11-1 win over NJIT (5/3) and knocked a home run, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the nightcap against the Highlanders.

2013: Appeared in 34 games with 28 starts (23-C, 5-DH) ... Batted .273 with 27 hits, 14 runs, four doubles, a home run, and 18 RBI ... Recorded six multi-hit and four multi-RBI games ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI, two runs scored, and a double at UNCG (3/3) ... Hit in five consecutive games from 3/17-3/26 ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in UAlbany’s rubber match win over UMBC (3/24) ... Hit a home run and went 3-for-3 with three RBI at Cornell (3/26) ... Went 2-for-2 with three runs scored in UAlbany’s 23-8 win over Hartford (4/20) ... Logged 154 putouts and 18 assists with a perfect fielding percentage behind the plate.

High School: A four-year letterwinner in baseball at Webster Thomas ... Played catcher ... Was named team MVP in 2012 ... Career numbers included a .404 batting average, .609 slugging percentage, 63 RBIs, 7 homers, 60 runs and a .514 on-base percentage ...  Named to All-New York State fourth team in 2011-12 ... Honored all-county first team in 20112 ... Also played football and hockey.

Personal: Son of Lou and Julie Harasta... Has two brothers, Logan and Tyler.

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