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#31 Michael Notaro
Position: Infielder
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westlake Village, Calif.
Other College: L.A. Pierce College
Experience: Junior College

 

Career Honors
2009 Tempe Regional All-Tournament Team
2008 First-Team All-Summit League

2009 (Senior)
Started in all 48 contests at first base... batted .258 with eight doubles, eight home runs and 53 RBI... named to the Tempe Regional All-Tournament Team after going 7-for-15 (.438) with a double, homer and six RBI... went 4-for-4 with two RBI and a double in the NCAA Regional opener against Cal Poly on May 29... slapped an RBI-double for the only run against No. 5 Arizona State on May 30... went 2-for-5 with three RBI and a homer in ORU’s 15-10 win over Kent State to advance to the championship round... forced extra innings with a solo shot in the bottom of the ninth in ORU’s comeback win over South Dakota State on April 10... drove in the tying run in the ninth inning at No. 9 Texas on March 31... went 5-for-9 with eight combined RBI in consecutive games against Western Illinois and Dallas Baptist... crushed a ninth-inning grand slam with a  career-high five RBI against the Patriots... tied for third on the team with 17 multi-hit games, while ranking second with 15 multi-RBI performances.

2008 (Junior)
Earned First-Team All-Summit League honors after batting .375 and slugging .786 with seven homers and 21 RBI in conference play... hit at a .336 clip with 10 home runs and 42 RBI on the season... ranked second among starters with a .631 slugging percentage... posted four RBI in ORU’s 12-2 victory over Baylor... went 3-for-3 with four RBI and a home run at Southern Utah on April 25... tallied two runs, three RBI and a homer in ORU’s 8-0 victory over Nebraska in the NCAA Regionals.

2007 Summer
Played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs of The Northwoods League ... Hit .223 in 45 games played ... Hit four home runs, five doubles and knocked in 16 runs. 

Before ORU
Spent two seasons at Los Angeles Pierce College, playing for head heach Bob Lofrano ... Named second-team all-Western State South All-Conference team in 2007 after batting .345 with 10 doubles, five home runs and 34 RBI ... Finished second on the squad in doubles, RBI, and tied for first in home runs ... Showed patience at the plate by walking 21 times ... Hit .325 with a team-leading 10 home runs his freshman year ... Knocked in 43 runs, hit five doubles, and scored 29 runs in 2006 ... Earned All-Southern California First-Team and Western State South First-Team All-Conference honors as a designated hitter in 2006 ... Attended Fresno State out of high school but redshirted before transferring to Los Angeles Pierce.

High School
Four-year letterwinner as a pitcher and first baseman under head coach Josh Eloy ... led squad to three straight Marmonte League titles ... 2002 team sophomore player of the year ... All-League selection as a sophomore and junior ... Batted .401 with six home runs and 29 RBI during his junior year and .396 with four homers and 25 RBI as a sophomore ... Hit .410 with two home runs and 15 RBI in 2001 to earn freshman player of the year honors ... Two-time scholar athlete ... Four-time honor roll member.

Personal
Full name is Michael Notaro ... Son of Tony and Diana Notaro ... Recreation Administration Major ... Born on March 31, 1986 in Westlake Village, Calif. ... Chose ORU over Oregon State, Oklahoma State, Loyola Marymount, and UC Irvine.

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