3 - John Ditore
John Ditore
Height: 5-6
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Bishop Blanchet
Position: 2B
Bats/Throws: S/R

2010: Three-year letterwinner that is expected to make the move from shortstop over to second base and resume his role as the leadoff man.

2009: Lettered as a junior … earned First-Team All-ODAC honors … started all 37 games for the Generals … hit .307 mostly from the leadoff spot … totaled 10 extra-base hits and drove in 22 runs … 28 runs scored were good for third on the team … also drew 16 walks and was 7-for-8 in stolen base attempts … tied W&L’s single-game hits record with a 5-for-6 performance in a 16-5 win over Whitworth (2/19) … also doubled, scored three times and drove in three runs in that game … went 1-for-3 with two walks, two RBI, three runs scored and three stolen bases in a 9-4 win over Penn State-Harrisburg (3/12) … went 3-for-5 with two RBI, three runs scored and a pair of doubles in a 13-9 loss to Guilford (4/19).

2008: Lettered during his second campaign … started all 34 games a shortstop … posted a .331 batting average … had eight doubles and drove in 25 runs, while scoring 32 runs … went 3-for-5 with three RBI and a pair of runs scored in a 19-4 win over Oglethorpe (2/17) … drove in four runs and scored three times in a 17-5 win over Penn State-Harrisburg (3/11) … went 2-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored in a 10-7 win over Roanoke (3/22).

2007: Lettered as a rookie … played in 17 contests with six starts ... batted .286 with six RBI ... hit 4-for-5 with two RBI in an 11-5 win over Randolph-Macon (4/21).

High School: Lettered four years in baseball and three years in football at Bishop Blanchet ... baseball team won the metro championship in 2004 ... named second team all-state as a senior ... was a scholar-athlete all four years.

Off the field: Father, Tony, played baseball at Seattle University … W&L and ODAC scholar-athlete … member of SAMs (Student-Athlete Mentors) … business administration and sociology/anthropology double-major.