Dublin, Pa. / Pennridge HS
At Delaware: Will start as a corner outfielder for the Blue Hens • will serve as a co-captain in 2011 with Dave Anderson and Steve Ulaky • pre-season first team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection • power hitter who has contributed 22 home runs and 119 RBI in his career while batting .340 • has appeared in 144 games with 141 starts.
2010: Named first team All-Colonial Athletic Association and second team ABCA All-East Region • started in all 51 games for the Blue Hens • batted a team third-best .353 in 204 at-bats as a junior • predominately the team's cleanup hitter, knocked in 59 runs, second best on the team • hit 19 doubles and 14 home runs, both second on the team • drew a team high 26 walks, ending with a .433 on-base percentage • tied a single-game record with three home runs against Hofstra on May 8 in the same game Ryan Cuneo also belted three homeruns, a 25-10 victory • had 20 games with multiple hits, including four four-hit games • knocked in a season high five runs twice, first against Manhattan on March 6 and again against Hofstra on May 8 • also hit multiple home runs against Maryland on February 27, and again on March 20 against Fairleigh Dickinson
2009: Started 47 games at second base for the Blue Hens • ranked second on the team with a .475 on-base percentage and 17 doubles • stood third with a .362 batting average • recorded a season-high five hits against Hofstra on April 10 • also knocked in four and scored three times against the Pride • posted a season-best five RBI and added four hits, including a home run, in the 13-4 victory over VCU to clinch a playoff berth in the regular season finale • notched multiple hits in four straight games from April 5-10 • posted a pair of hits in each of the final two contests during the CAA Tournament • launched a two-run shot in the team’s victory over Northeastern during the second day of the playoffs.
2008: Led all Delaware freshmen with 46 games played, including 43 starts • a versatile defender, split time between second and third base as well as the outfield • also made one appearance on the mound, recording an out against Princeton in the second game of a doubleheader on March 1 • went 2-for-2 with a double and run scored in his first career start against the Tigers • slammed his first career home run during a 4-for-5 performance against Saint Joseph’s on March 25 • also scored three runs and added three RBI in the victory over the Hawks • also went deep against James Madison on April 13 and Temple on May 7 • finished with four RBI and two runs scored against the Owls • posted 11 multi-hit efforts during the year • went on a season-long five-game hitting streak from April 12-20 • swiped his first career base against Princeton on March 2 and eventually finished the year with three steals.
High School: Three-year starter at Pennridge High School for coach Tom Nuneviller • pitched and played shortstop • team captain and first-team All-State and All-League selection as a senior in 2007 • led the team to a 20-5 record and the conference championship.
Personal: Patrick Robert "Pat" Dameron (pronounced "dam-er-in") • son of Bill and Pat Dameron • older brother Blair plays baseball at West Chester • business major at Delaware • joins Chris Branigan as team representatives to the UD Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).