Former Mohawk sets record at Seton Hall

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Former Amsterdam Mohawk Giuseppe Papaccio, a senior on the Seton Hall University baseball team, had a double in a 4-2 win over South Florida.

The double was the 54th of his career, setting a new Seton Hall record.

Seton Hall (33-16 overall, 16-5 Big East) has now won 12 straight games, the longest win streak in the nation, and 16 of its last 17 games. The Pirates have also recorded their third straight Big East weekend sweep.

Since starting the season with losses in its first nine games, Seton Hall has now won 33 of its last 40 games.

Papaccio leads the Pirates with 13 multiple-RBI games to this point in the season. Papaccio leads the Big East with 21 doubles and 110 total bases and ranks second with 71 hits. He also stands fourth in batting average (.374), slugging percentage (.579), and runs batted-in (47) and is tied for sixth in the league with 40 runs scored.

His 21 doubles are the seventh-highest total by any Division I player in the nation to this point in the season.