1 Shaun Rutherford
1 Shaun Rutherford
Height: 5-8
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Levittown, N.Y.
High School: Island Trees
Position: OF
Major: Sport Management


2011: Begins his third year in the Green and White looking to work his way into the Spartan line up . . . is a very solid defensive outfielder while he has also shown good ability at the plate . . . has quick hands and can drive the ball with power . . . owns a .563 career batting average in 16 career at-bats and 15 career games.

2010: Saw action in eight games, coming off the bench in all his appearances during the year . . . hit a blistering .636 with seven RBI, four runs scored, and two home runs . . . boasted a sterling 1.182 slugging percentage and a .667 on-base percentage . . . hit his first collegiate home run, a three run shot, in the March 16 win at Wesley . . . the three RBI at Wesley set a new career-high . . . established a career-high two hits in two at-bats with an RBI in the March 24 game at St. Mary’s . . . tied his career-high with two more hits in the March 31 win over Gallaudet . . . added two RBI and a career-high two runs scored in that game at Gallaudet.

2009: Made seven appearances during the year as he hit .400 with four runs scored and an RBI during his five at-bats . . . had a .500 on-base percentage . . . banged out his first career hit with with a single in the March 2 game against Eastern . . . went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored in the March 6 win against Gallaudet . . . scored a run as a pinch runner in the March 20 win over St. Mary’s.

Personal: Is the son of Robert and Lynn Rutherford . . . is a Sport Management major . . . lists his mother Lynn as the person he most admires . . . lists New York Yankees’ second baseman Robinson Cano and New York Jet cornerback Darrelle Revis as his two favorite professional athletes.