Holy Cross shortstop Nick Lovullo ’16 from Thousand Oaks, Calif., a political science and history major, has been selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 34th round (1011th pick) of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. This is the third time a Crusader has been drafted by the Red Sox, Luvollo will be joining the likes of Ron Perry ’79 and Jim Larkin ’93.
This is the second time Lovullo has been drafted, in 2012 he was selected out of high school in as a 38th round pick by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Lovullo was named first team All-Patriot League for 2015 and during his season batted .278 and led the team with 38 runs scored. He also recorded 49 hits, nine doubles, three home runs, 22 RBIs and seven stolen bases. Defensively, he registered the second most fielding assists in program history with 154. He has also been named captain of the Crusaders for the 2015-2016 season.
“We are excited about the recognition this honor brings to both Nick and his teammates at Holy Cross” says Gregory DiCenzo, head coach of the Crusaders. “It is a true testament to his hard work and dedication to the Holy Cross program. Our entire Crusader baseball family would like to congratulate Nick on this most noteworthy acknowledgment. We cannot wait for him to begin his professional career upon the completion of his senior season at Holy Cross in 2016.”
During his three year career at the College, he has played in 138 games with 134 collegiate starts. He holds a career .257 batting average with 83 runs scored, 123 hits, 22 doubles, 64 RBIs and 17 stolen bases. He has assisted in 309 fielding plays, which ranks 10th all-time in program history.
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