14 Alex Markakis
14 Alex Markakis
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: 2014
Hometown: Lynnfield, Mass.
High School: St. John's Prep
Position: UT
Major: Finance
Bats/Throws: R/R


GNAC Player of the Week: 3/20/12

2012: Made 39 starts - 33 in left field and six as the Monks’ designated hitter - as a sophomore…hit .289 (33-114) with 22 runs, six doubles, a triple, a home run and 17 RBI…registered 16 walks and sported a .393 OBP…notched eight multiple-hit efforts and four multi-RBI performances…went 3-3 with two RBI in a triumph over Endicott College on March 13th…was 3-4 with a run, a double and an RBI versus Curry College two days later…drove in three runs and was 2-4 with a run and a two-bagger in a win over New Jersey City University on March 24th…went 4-4 with three runs, two doubles and an RBI to help the Monks defeat GNAC-rival Suffolk University on April 1st…was 2-4 with two runs, a double and an RBI against Johnson & Wales University on April 20th and 2-3 with a pair of runs and an RBI versus Daniel Webster College the next day…belted a two-run jack - his first NCAA home run - against Anna Maria College on April 22nd…selected as the GNAC Player of the Week on March 20th.

2011: Appeared in 32 games with 22 starts…hit .310 (22-71) with eight runs, two doubles and 10 RBI…recorded his first NCAA hit – an RBI single in the bottom of the third – against Framingham State on March 18th…went 2-3 with a run and an RBI in a win over Thomas College on April 12th…was 2-3 with a season-high three RBI against Emerson College on April 18th…went 2-3 with a run, a double and two RBI in a victory over Norwich University on April 23rd and was 2-4 with a run, a double and an RBI against Gordon College two days later…made three starts and played in all four of the Monks’ NCAA Tournament tilts…registered a pair of hits and two runs scored in the regional.

High School: Played varsity baseball for Coach Pat Yanchus at St. John's Prep in Danvers, MA...helped his team make it to the Eastern Mass North Finals his junior year while playing third base and DH...served as team captain his senior year and started at second base...helped lead his team to the Eastern Mass Final but lost to the Prep's rival Xaverian Brother's High School...was chosen to participate in several prominent showcases in Massachusetts, such as Bay State Games and Lynn Invitational his junior year...received top hitting awards in those invitational events...also played for Bob Romano and Steve Pacheco for Wakefield Legion...lettered in golf, basketball, and football.

Personal: Alexander Robert Markakis, born on March 24, 1992 in Brookline, MA....son of Lou and Janis Markakis...cousin of Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis...majoring in Finance.