Baseball W&M Series Money Maker
#2 Joe Giacchino
Position: Outfielder
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Chester, Pa.
High School: Malvern Prep
Major: Marketing & Management
Experience: 2 Letters
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Returns for senior season with the Blue Hens one of the best leadoff hitters in the CAA Giacchino will be the starting centerfielder for UD and was named to the preseason All-CAA team along with Zach Lopes and Adam Davis, Giacchino will be a captain for the 2015 squad.

Started in 49 games at centerfield for Delaware helped lead UD to a 26-27 overall record and the Blue Hens' 10-10 CAA record was good for a fourth place finish in the conference selected third team team All-Colonial Athletlic Association awarded Perry E. Burkett Triple Play Award (Dedication, Inspiration, Perserverance) named to the Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll recorded a batting average of .314 and was second on the team with 65 hits on the season led the team with five triples and was second on the team with 14 doubles • tallied 23 RBI and was fourth on the team with four stolen bases  led the team with 39 runs scored and in total bases with 95 • second on the team with 207 at bats  had a season-high four hits in Delaware's 10-2 win over Fairfield on March 14 registered a season-high three RBI in UD's 11-1 victory over Rider on March 9 and against James Madison on May 15 • recorded 16 multi-hit games. 

Started in 47 games at centerfield for the Blue Hens while hitting leadoff • in 47 starts, Delaware registered a 30-17 overall record • own a .307 batting average after totaling 65 hits • hit 12 doubles, two triples and two homeruns • tallied 87 total bases and 25 RBI, 13 of which came with two outs • recorded 18 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games • one of five Blue Hens who tallied a four-hit game in 2013 • went 2-for-3 (.667) when pitch hitting • recorded nine two-hit games and eight three-hit games • notched six two-RBI games • owned a 12-game hit streak to start the 2013 campaign • recorded a team game-high two stole bases against Villanova in the Liberty Bell Classic on April 16 • led team with nine total stolen bases • ranked in team top-five in 15 offensive statistical categories • ranked third  in average, at bats and hits • scored a season-high three runs in three contests • batted in a season-best three runners against Towson on May 10.

Appeared in 34 games with 20 starts (18 in the outfield and two at designated hitter) in his first eligible season with the Blue Hens • led Delaware to runner-up finish at the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament • named CAA Rookie of the Week on May 21 after he hit .600 (6-for-10) with 2 doubles, 5 RBI and 2 runs scored in three games against Northeastern • named National 5&10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on May 21 • named to CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll • led Delaware with Cameron Travalini with seven stolen bases and nine stolen base attempts • made UD debut on Feb. 18 at Houston and went 1-for-3 with 1 RBI, 1 run scored, and 1 walk • produced seven multi-hit games, four multi RBI games and two multi-runs scored games • produced his first, five-hit and four RBI game May 19 vs. Northeastern where he added one double and one run scored in the 10-3 win over the Huskies • collected season-high three runs scored on Apr. 7 at William & Mary after he went 2 for 5 with one double and one walk • finished the 2012 campaign riding a seven-game hitting streak where he batted .500 (14-28) with two RBI • batted .421 (8-19) with 6 RBI, 5 runs scored and 3 stolen bases during five games at the CAA Championships • played for the Southern Maryland Nationals in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League during the summer • hit .224 (22-98) with 3 doubles, 1 home run, 10 RBI, 12 runs scored, and 7 stolen bases in 33 games for the Nationals.

Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility. 

Three-year letterwinner as an outfielder for Malvern Prep • named as an honorable mention in the Inter-Ac League as a senior • won the Sportsmanship Award in 2010 on the baseball team • as a sophomore, helped his team to a 41-3 overall record, raning seventh in the nation • received the Angel 34 Award from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in honor of former pitcher Nick Adenhart for overcoming health issues and continuing to pursue baseball at the college level • National Honor Society member • Kevin J. Fitzpatrick Award winner for a senior who represents kindness, friendship, and loyalty. 

Joseph "Joe" Carmen Giacchino (“juh-key-no”) • son of Larry and Lynn Giacchino • has two brothers • older brother, Dan, graduated from Delaware in 2008 • had a benign brain tumor removed on November 3, 2008 • now deaf in right ear but otherwise fully recovered • pursuing a degree in marketing and management at Delaware.


Year Avg. G/S AB R
2B 3B
HR SB-A BB K P-A-E Fld.%
2014 .314 53/49 207 39
65 23
14 5 2 4-8 12 32 104-6-0 1.000
2013 .307 49/47 212 40 65 25 12 2 2 9-11 8 30 69-5-4 .949
2012 .302 40/20 96 17 29 16 3 0 0 7-9 4 9 49-0-3 .942
TOTALS .309 142/116 515 96
159 64
29 7 4 20-28
 24  71 222-11-7 .971


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