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Doug deMarrais
Doug  deMarrais

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bernardsville, N.J.

High School:
Bernards

Last College:
Rutgers

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
C

Birthdate:
09/28/1995

Experience:
JR

Bats/Throws:
R/R

03/21/2017

Baseball at Saint Joseph's

Villanova took on local rival Saint Joseph's on March 21, 2017 in Merion Station, Pa.

On deMarrais: Transfer from Rutgers who has three years of remaining eligibility ... Has good catching skills and the potential to become a consistent offensive performer ... Terrific all-around athlete who should be in a position to help the team immediately.

Rutgers: Member of the baseball team in 2015 and 2016 ... Appeared in 10 games and started once behind the plate as a freshman in 2015 ... Went 1-for-9 (.111) at the plate with a double, two runs scored, a walk and four strikeouts ... Walked and scored against Michigan State ... Earned a start against Columbia and had a double and a run scored in the game ... Made his collegiate debut as a pinch hitter against Miami (Fla.) ... Registered eight putouts and one assist without committing an error behind the plate.

Club Baseball: Played for the North Jersey Cardinals while in high school.

Bernards High School: Earned four varsity letters in both baseball and basketball ... Was a catcher on the baseball team and a power forward on the basketball team ... Named the Somerset County and the Courier News Player of the Year as a senior in 2014 ... Named first team All-State Group II as a junior and a senior ... First team All-Somerset County as a senior, and second team as a junior ... Three-time selection to the All-Skyland Conference first team from his sophomore through senior seasons, as well as being a second team pick as a freshman ... First team all-area as a senior, second team as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... Chosen as an Under Armour Preseason All-American prior to the start of his senior year ... Led his team to the most wins in school history with a 25-6 record ... Team also won three consecutive Valley Division titles in the Skyland Conference, won a North 2 Group II title and reached the Group II state finals ... Played in the New Jersey All-Star Game ... School record holder in career doubles (43), home runs (9) and runs batted in (108) ... Had over 100 career hits ... Named a Scholar-Athlete Award winner and achieved honor roll status academically all four years.

Personal: Born 9/28/95 in Morristown, N.J. ... Youngest of four children and the only son of Doug and Sarah deMarrais ... Has three sisters: Grace Jepsen (30), Kelly Luquet (28) and Mary deMarrais (25) ... Father played football at Rutgers and mother played basketball, field hockey and softball at Ashland ... All three siblings were collegiate swimmers; Grace at James Madison, Kelly at Virginia Tech and Mary at Connecticut ... Enjoys golfing and going to country music concerts, as well as attending sporting events ... Chose to come to Villanova because of its great academic reputation and the opportunity to continue his baseball career ... Liberal Arts major.

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