4 Dan Achorn
4 Dan Achorn
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: 2012
Hometown: Bow, N.H.
High School: Bow
Position: SS
Major: Psychology
Bats/Throws: R/R



All-Conference: 3rd Team (2011)
All-Conference: 1st Team (2012)
GNAC Rookie of the Week: 3/17/09, 3/31/09
GNAC Honor Roll: 3/23/09, 4/18/11

2012: Played in 44 games with 42 starts as the Monks’ shortstop during his senior campaign…hit .340 (52-153) with 35 runs, 10 doubles, a triple, a homer, 20 RBI, and three stolen bases…tied for the team-lead in runs…recorded career-highs in average, runs, hits, doubles, RBI, total bases (67), slugging (.438), walks (13), OBP (.400), and sac bunts (6)…tallied 15 multiple-hit games and drove in two runs in four different contests…notched a 12-game hitting streak during the season…went 3-5 with a run scored in a victory over Endicott College on March 13th…was 2-4 and recorded five putouts and seven assists in a triumph over Keene State College on March 16th and went 2-4 with two runs and an RBI to help the Monks top Western New England the following day…added two hits in three trips with a double and a run scored versus Albertus Magnus College on March 31st…was 4-9 with four runs, a double and four RBI in a doubleheader sweep over Lasell College on April 10th…went 5-7 with five runs, three doubles and a pair of RBI in two wins over Rivier College on April 16th…was 3-4 with three runs and a double to help lift the Royal Blue past Norwich University on April 18th…recorded two a double and a triple in three at bats and scored a run with two RBI against Johnson & Wales University on April 20th…went 2-5 with two runs and blasted his only home run of the season in a GNAC Tournament quarterfinal victory over Suffolk University on April 26th…was 2-5 with two runs, a double and an RBI versus the Rams in the GNAC Championship three days later…went 2-5 with a run scored in an NCAA New England Regional win over Keene State on May 18th…made just one error over 33 fielding chances in his last nine games…garnered First Team All-GNAC honors…hit .301 (123-408) with 89 runs, 23 doubles, three home runs, 53 RBI and 11 stolen bases during his collegiate career.

2011: Played in 45 games with 43 starts, all at shortstop…hit .271 (42-155) with 27 runs, eight doubles, two home runs, 14 RBI and three stolen bases…ranked third on the team in at bats, doubles and sac bunts (5)…enjoyed one of the finest defensive seasons ever posted by an SJC shortstop with just nine errors in 197 chances for a .954 fielding percentage…led the GNAC with 124 assists, the most by a Monks player since Luke Enman recorded 137 in 2008…notched 11 multiple-hit efforts and registered a 12-game hitting streak…went 3-5 with two runs and an RBI in a doubleheader with Framingham State on March 18th...was 2-4 with two runs and a double in a win over New Jersey City University on March 26th…recorded three hits in six at bats with four runs, two RBI, a double and his first collegiate home run in a GNAC sweep over Rivier College on April 9th…went 2-4 with a home run and three RBI in a victory over Anna Maria College on April 21st…hit .313 (5-16) with a run, two doubles and an RBI in four NCAA Tournament games…earned Third Team All-GNAC honors and was listed on the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll on April 18th.

2010: Played in 30 games with 10 starts…hit .263 (10-38) with 10 runs and six RBI…recorded a pair of multiple-hit games…went 2-4 with two runs and three RBI against Clark on March 7th.

2009: Played in 22 games with 20 starts as the Monks' shortstop...batted .306 (19-62) with 17 runs, 13 RBI's, three doubles and three swipes...registered five multiple-hit games and three multi-RBI efforts...St. Joe's went 15-5 with Achorn starting at shortstop...was solid defensively, with 8 miscues in 79 chances...recorded a single in his first collegiate at bat in the second inning against WPI on March 8th...went 2-4 with a run, two RBI's and his first stolen base against SUNY-Cobleskill on March 14th...sent home three runs in a 2-2 performance against New Jersey City on March 21st...hit a pair of two-baggers and had three RBI's in a conference doubleheader against Albertus Magnus on March 28th...scored three runs against JWU on March 29th and went 2-4 in three straight games on March 29th and April 1st...his season was cut short by appendicitis after a twinbill with Norwich on April 11th...named GNAC Rookie of the Week twice...also collected the team's Rookie of the Year award.

High School: Played four years of varsity baseball for Ben Forbes at Bow High School, making first team All State as a junior and senior...as a senior, hit .489 with three home runs...played summer  ball for Granite State Big Blue for Sean Wheeler...also participated in golf.

Personal: Daniel John Achorn, born on August 11, 1990 in Rutland, VT...son of Elizabeth and Timothy Achorn...majoring in Psychology.