Milwaukee loses early lead in weekend rubber match
Tassi earns preseason pitcher of the year honors
Student-athletes continue strong work in classroom
Milwaukee looking for second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years
Closes regular season with nine wins in final 10 games
2012: Made 21 starts in 33 appearances, batting .225 on the season ... scored 12 runs, had 20 hits and drove in nine runs ... hit at an impressive .344 clip in Horizon League play ... made the start and had a hit in the season opener against East Carolina Feb. 17 ... two hits and a walk against UALR March 10 ... had two hits and scored a run at Youngstown State March 18 ... scored twice and drove in a run in a win over Wisconsin Lutheran April 11 ... was 2-for-4 against Wright State April 15, picking an impressive time for his first career home run ... the blast was the final of back-to-back-to-back home runs for the Panthers, a program first ... set a career-high in hits in a 3-for-4 day against Wright State May 19 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Batted .253 in 30 games, making 21 starts ... recorded 22 hits, scored 10 runs and drove in 10 more ... went 4-for-5 in stolen bases ... batted .360 with runners in scoring position ... collected a pair of hits in the season opener against Tennessee Feb. 18 ... added two hits in series opener against #16 Arkansas March 4 ... 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against Ohio March 19 ... drove in two against IPFW March 27 and Cleveland State April 15 ... had two hits and scored twice in win over Cardinal Stritch April 21 ... went 2-for-3 against Youngstown State April 29 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2010: Redshirted and maintained sophomore eligibility ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2009: Played in 24 games as a freshman, earning seven starts ... scored six runs and drove in six ... first start of his career came against Eastern Illinois March 8 ... first hit was a run-scoring single against Valparaiso March 27 ... went 2-for-2 with four runs batted in and scored twice against Chicago State April 7 ... had a double and triple that game ... recorded two hits and two stolen bases in win over Wisconsin Lutheran April 15 ... doubled and scored a run in his only at bat against Wright State in the league tournament May 21.
High School: 2008 WBCA Second Team All-State infielder, helping his team to a Southeast Conference Championship while earning league player of the year honors as a senior ... batted .456 in 22 games, driving in 25 runs while adding eight doubles and stealing nine bases ... recorded a .560 on-base percentage and .691 slugging percentage while scoring 18 runs ... batted .408 in 21 games as a junior ... also pitched, going 3-2 with five saves and 33 strikeouts in 28.2 innings on the mound in his career ... boasted a .431 high school batting average and was named a 2008 WBCA All-Star (East Squad), 2008 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel All-Area Team and to the 2008 WBCA All-State Academic Team ... earned First Team All-Southeast Conference honors as a senior and junior and second team honors as a sophomore ... two-year team captain was also tabbed for the First Team All-Kenosha County squad three times ... National Honor Society member ... Kenosha Academic Skills Challenge participant.
Personal: Son of Ronald and Mary Claire Lingvay ... an engineering major in school ... career goal is to play professional baseball and earn his degree ... list golf video games as hobbies ... considers getting the win in the longest game in Wisconsin high school history (20 innings) as his most memorable sports moment ... has done volunteer work at baseball camps and at homeless shelters during food drives ... born May 25, 1990.