On Tesauro: One of the most improved pitchers on the staff from his freshman to sophomore seasons ... Showed better control of all his pitches ... Could develop into a dependable reliever or starter as he continues to gain experience.
Career: Has pitched in 12 games with three starts ... Pitched 17.0 innings with a 1-1 record and a 7.94 ERA ... Opponents bat .262 against him ... Allowed 17 hits and 15 earned runs with 19 walks and 11 strikeouts ... Allowed one home run to 86 batters.
2010: Pitched in three games before being shut down with an injury ... Logged five scoreless innings while allowing just two hits for a .125 opponent batting average ... Registered five strikeouts with no walks allowed.
2009: Appeared in nine games with three starts, going 1-1 in 12.0 innings pitched ... Allowed 15 hits and 15 earned runs with 19 walks and six strikeouts ... Had an 11.25 ERA ... Opposing hitters batted .306 against him ... Recorded his first win in a start against Coppin State.
The Lawrenceville School: Four-year letterwinner as a pitcher and third baseman ... 2008 Under Armour Preseason All-American ... First team Rawlings All-Northeast ... One of the top pitchers in the East (Rivals.com) ... Top 10 in New Jersey and Top 200 in the nation (Baseball America) ... First team All-Prep and second team All-Area in 2006 and 2008 ... 2007 Puma Preseason All-American ... Participated in the East Coast Pro and Perfect Game's national showcase ... Member of Carpenter Cup team ... Led high school team in strikeouts with 67 in 40 innings pitched ... 2008 Ronald A. Hulit Baseball Award Recipient ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Made Dean's List each year from 2006-08.
Personal: Born 12/22/89 in Lawrenceville, N.J. ... Younger of two children of Tom Tesauro, Sr. and Mary Lynn Tesauro ... Has an older sister, Melissa (23) ... Played against current teammate Julian Diaz in high school ... Chose to attend Villanova for the Villanova School of Business and the opportunity to play high caliber baseball ... Majoring in Finance ... Hopes to become an investment banker.