On Masotto: Earned a walk-on roster spot ... Athletic player who works hard and can be used in a variety of roles ... Should continue improving as he gains experience.
Club Baseball: Played for the South Florida Bandits during the 2012 summer season.
Saint Anthony's High School: Played baseball and football all four years ... As a baseball player was an outfielder and a pitcher for two years on the varsity team ... Helped his team capture a pair of regular season and postseason league championships ... Two-year captain and was selected as his team's MVP ... Played defensive back and strong safety for the football team, including two years on the varsity squad ... Team won four league titles during his time on the team and had an undefeated record three times while also winning a state title ... Achieved St. Bonaventure High Honor Roll and Duns Scotus Honor Roll status academically all four years ... Was named to the NSCHSAA All-Academic Team a combined eight times between the baseball and football seasons ... Member of his school's Wall Street Association.
Personal: Born 1/19/95 in West Islip, N.Y. ... Younger of two sons of Anthony and Linda Masotto ... Has an older brother, Nicholas (21), who attends Clemson ... Villanova appealed to him for its high academic and moral reputation and also offered the opportunity to play baseball in the BIG EAST Conference ... Hobbies include playing piano, snowboarding and speed & strength training ... Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and has yet to declare a major.