2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Named SouthernConference Freshman of the Year by the league’s media membersand earned a spot on the SoCon All-Freshman Team … appearedin 54 games and started all of them at second base …finished second on the squad and ninth in the league in battingaverage at .353 … tallied 70 hits, 10 doubles, three homeruns, 28 RBI and 36 runs scored … one of six Spartans to bat.303 or better and one of seven with double-digit doubles …compiled marks of .447 and .405 in slugging and on base percentage… finished 5-for-7 in stolen base attempts … ended upsecond on the team in assists (123) … produced multiple hitsin a team second-best 24 games while also turning in six multi-RBIefforts … was .524 (11-for-21) with a runner on third baseand less than two outs … racked up a career-best four hitsin four at bats to go along with two runs scored, a RBI and a homerun at Furman (May 11) … produced three hits, two runsscored, two RBI, a double and a home run in UNCG’s 8-2 winover Dayton at the UNCG Baseball Stadium (Feb. 23) … drewmultiple walks in consecutive contests against Albany (March 3) andat East Carolina (March 5).
2012 (Freshman): Did not play (redshirt)
Earned four varsity letters at Western Guilford High School forcoach Chris Causey … earned all-conference accolades allfour seasons … named the Metro 4A Conference Pitcher of theYear as a junior … set the school record for most hits in asingle season with 49 … helped lead his team to a conferencechampionship.
Benigno Rafael Marrero … born June 16, 1992 in the DominicanRepublic … son of Benigno and Carmen Marrero … hadtwo siblings, Benildre and Benigno … majoring inpre-business administration at UNCG.
Hits: 4 at Furman(5/11/13)
Runs: 3 vs. Dayton (2/23/13)
RBI: 3, two times
Doubles: 1, 10 times
Home Runs: 1, three times
Stolen Bases: 1, five times