25 Kevin Fortunato
25 Kevin Fortunato
Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wall, N.J.
High School: Wall
Position: IF/RHP
Major: Political science
Bats/Throws: R/R
Residential College: Berkeley

2013: Made 16 appearances with 11 starts, missing the final 12 games of the season due to injury … Finished with a .270 batting average (10-for-37) with one double, one RBI and five runs scored … Also made seven relief appearances, finishing with a 9.53 ERA in 5.2 innings of work.

2012: All-Ivy League Honorable Mention selection … Named Ivy League Player of the Week on March 13 after batting .450 (9-for-20) in five games with four RBIs, three doubles and three multi-hit games to go with two saves in four relief appearances … Served as Yale's starting first baseman and setup pitcher, making 44 appearances with 44 starts, including nine pitching appearances and one start. … Finished fourth on the team in hitting with a .277 batting average … Led the Bulldogs with a .439 slugging percentage, 33 RBIs, 11 doubles, four home runs, and 68 total bases … was second on the team with 21 runs scored and 155 at-bats … Was fourth on the team with 43 hits and a .331 on-base percentage. … Defensively, led Yale with 365 chances, 348 putouts, and 35 double plays … Recorded 12 multi-hit games, including 10 two-hit games and two three-hit games … Recorded nine multiple RBI games, including six games with two RBIs, two games with three RBIs, and one four-RBI game. … On March 8, went 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and a run scored to lead Yale to an 11-9 win over Bowling Green, also earning the save after striking out the one batter he faced … Went 2-for-4 with a triple, four RBIs, two stolen bases and a run scored in an 8-5 win in the second game of a doubleheader against Hartford on March 23 … Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in the opening game of a doubleheader against Princeton on April 7 … In the April 20 doubleheader at Dartmouth, went a combined 5-for-9 in the two games with five RBIs with a home run in the opening game and a double in the second game.

2011: Appeared in 14 games as a pitcher, four games as a DH and one at first base. … At the plate, hit .167 with two hits in 12 at-bats. … On the mound,  finished with a 2-0 record, struck out 23 batters, which was fifth on the team, and finished with an ERA of 2.13, which was third on the team … Led the pitching staff with a .133 opposing batting average. … Allowed seven runs, six earned, in 25 ? innings pitched. … In Ivy League games, he was even better, with a 0.79 ERA in 11? innings pitched in six relief appearances with 14 strikeouts. … Earned All-Ivy Second-Team recognition, one of three freshmen to earn a spot on the Second Team.

Before Yale: Four-year letterman at Wall High School in Wall, N.J. … Voted New Jersey’s Class B- North Hitter of the Year as a senior … First Team All-Shore … First Team All-Group … First Team All-County … First Team All-Division.

At Yale: Resident of Berkeley College. Political Science major.