Wood drives in Black's first run with two-out single, scores game-winning run.
Wood strikes out three of the seven batters he faces in two scoreless innings.
McHugh singles in three consecutive at-bats for the Gold Team.
Cianfrocco doubles & walks twice in losing effort for Black Team.
Favorite Athlete: Starlin Castro
In His MP3 Player: Kid Cudi
Last Concert He Attended: Drake
Favorite Actor: Adam Sandler
Favorite Month: January
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Baseball
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Italy
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: China
Other Sports He Enjoys Playing: Basketball & Football
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: John Neal, Entomology
Did not see action in his first season with the Boilermakers... redshirted.
Belmonte was a four-year letter-winner for coach Mike Zunica at St. Rita High School on the South Side of Chicago... three-time All-Area third baseman, batting .400 or better each season... batted .410 with a sophomore record 12 home runs in 2010... came back the next season and batted .410 with nine long balls... closed his prep career with a .420 batting average his senior season... batted .465 for the summer varsity team after his freshman year... helped St. Rita win the 2009 summer state title and finish as the runner-up his sophomore and junior years... four-year honor roll student... helped his Ballhawks team win the state championship on the club level as an eighth grader.
Full name is Stefano Angelo Belmonte... parents are Tony Belmonte and Norma Byttow... family also includes older brother Umile... majoring in liberal arts.