Townsend Collects Three Hits And Drives In Two
2013: Redshirted during initial year of the program.
Red Bank Catholic High School: Two-year letterwinner under coach Buddy Hausmann ... Helped team to a 46-9 two-year record and a pair of divisional crowns ... Two-time All-Shore Conference selection (2011-12) ... As a junior batted .413 (45-for-109) with two home runs, nine doubles, triple, 32 RBI and 12 stolen bases ... One of RBC's top clutch hitters, which included three hits, a home run and three RBI in a 13-7 win over NJSIAA Group IV champion Manalapan ... Tripled and picked up three RBI while going 2-for-3 in a 10-9 win over Ocean ... First-Team All-Shore Media selection as an outfielder in 2011 ... Named First-Team Monmouth County selection by NJ.com ... Recorded 19 multi-hit games hitting out of the No. 2 spot in the order ... Earned first-team all-conference honors, first-team all county, first-team all-division and was named Second-Team All-State Non-Public ... Jersey Shore Carpenter Cup Team selection by the coaches ... Helped squad to the 2011 Shore Conference and Divisional titles, which included a school-best 24 consecutive wins ... Named senior team captain and All-Northeast Region Honorable Mention by Perfect Game ... Helped RBC win its fourth-straight divisional title and reach the Monmouth County Tournament finals ... Leadoff hitter that batted .383 and was tied for fifth in the Shore with 36 hits ... Also had 25 runs scored and was tied for third in the league with 11 doubles ... Named Second-Team All-Shore Media as a centerfielder ... Also took home First-Team All-Monmouth County, second-team all-conference and second-team all-area honors ... Three-year letterwinnner in wrestling and senior team captain ... National Honor Society member and four-time Academic Excellence Award recipient ... Member of Red Bank Catholic American Legion ... Played travel ball for Ed Graziano (N.J. Marlins), Tim Kelly (N.J. 9ers) and Marc Cuseta (Bayside Yankees) ... Member of the 2011 PG WWBA Florida and Northeast Qualifiers ... Participated in the 2011 PG WWBA 2012/17U National Championships (Marietta, Ga.) and 2011 Sunshine Northeast Showcase (West Windsor, N.J.).
Personal: Full name is Andrew Joseph LaMura ... Born August 21, 1993 ... Son of Jeannie and Al LaMura ... Has three siblings (Chris, Holly and Kate) ... Father was a college quarterback at Missouri Valley and signed a professional contract with the Dallas Cowboys in 1979 ... Intended major is special education (adapted) ... Named to 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.