Expected to be used in the bullpen in long relief ... Three-pitch guy with ... Enjoyed success in the Coastal Plain League last summer working 50 innings ... 2011: Redshirted during initial year with the program ... 2011 Summer: Played for the Morehead City Marlins of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) ... Teammates with Shawn Armstrong, Chase McDonald and Corey Thompson ... Started all nine games posting a 3-5 record with a 5.04 ERA ... Allowed 28 runs (all earned) on 42 hits with 48 strikeouts and 27 walks in 50.0 innings.
Bishop George Ahr High School: Three-year letterwinner for head coach Scott Runkel ... Named team captain during senior year where he helped the Trojans to a 14-7 record ... Started 9 of 13 games posting an 8-1 record with one save ... Posted a 1.37 ERA with 87 strikeouts and 34 walks in 54.0 innings ... All eight wins were complete game efforts ... Tossed a pair of shutouts including a five inning no-hitter with eight punch outs against Hamilton ... Fanned at least five batters in 9 of 13 appearances and reached double-digit strikeouts three times with a career-best 14 against South River ... Earned all-conference honors during senior campaign ... 2009 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America as a junior ... Posted an 8-2 overall record on the mound for the Trojans ... Sported a 2.07 ERA with 65 strikeouts in 50 innings of work, while holding opposing hitters to a .189 batting average ... Fanned a season-best 10 batters against Spotswood ... Earned Group 3 All-State honors ... Named all-county, all-division, all-area, all-conference and was a player-of-the-week selection as a junior ... Took home Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division Player-of-the-Year honors ... Against conference rival North Brunswick, took a perfect game into the fifth inning of the GMC Tournament semi-finals ... Helped the Trojans to a pair of divisional crowns (sophomore and junior) ... Two-time participant in the World Wood Bat Association Championships (2008-09) ... Played travel baseball for bob Barth and the Tri-State Arsenal ... Personal: Full name is Dario Gabe Santangelo ... Born April 9, 1992 in Bronx, N.Y. ... Son of Lawrence and Debra Santangelo ... Has two siblings (Anthony and Vincent) ... Intended major is rehabilitation studies.