On Cardillo: Four-year starter who will be the starting second baseman in 2005; One of the top defensive second baseman in the region; Has maintained steady production during conference play and against difficult non-conference competition.
2004: Appeared in 46 games (37 starts) and batted .284 (31-for-109); Collected two doubles and two triples while scoring 18 runs and driving in 11; Stole six bases and drew 11 walks, while striking out just 17 times in 132 plate appearances; Posted a .959 fielding percentage, making just eight errors in 197 chances; Hit .328 against non-conference competition; Had nine multi-hit games, including his only three-hit game of the season against Georgetown; Delivered three singles, two runs batted in, two stolen bases and a run scored in that game; Batted .222 (10-for-45) with seven runs scored and three steals in Big East play.
2003: Played in 39 games and started 27; Batted .223 (23-for-103) with eight runs scored, three doubles, one triple and 12 RBI; Stole two bases and recorded a .975 fielding percentage; Had a pair of multi-hit games and drove in at least two runs on four occasions; Compiled a .237 (14-for-59) batting average against conference foes; Posted a .985 fielding percentage in Big East play, making only one error in 68 total chances.
2002: Started 24 of 35 games played; Batted .268 (19-for-71) while scoring seven runs; Smacked two doubles and had three RBI; Walked six times and stole two bases; Notched four multi-hit games, including a career-high three hits versus St. Joseph's; Hit .233 (7-for-30) in conference play.
Barron Collier High School: Earned two varsity letters in baseball; Earned Baseball Factory first team All-America honors his senior season; All-County performer in 2000; Most Outstanding Infielder at Baseball Factory Summer Camp in 2001; President of senior class.
Personal: Undecided on college major; Youngest of four children of John and Linda Cardillo; Born 11/3/82 in Naples, Fla.