Date of Birth: 01/04/2000
College Experience: Fairfield
Resides: Garden City, New York
2020: Started all 11 games in the outfield…Tallied eight hits, scored four runs, and drove in a run…Had two hits against UNC Greensboro (2/22) and Ohio State (3/8)…Lined a double against the Spartans.
DUTCHMEN 2019: Played for the Dutchmen following his Freshman season. Played in 31 games recording: .242 BA (22/91), 19 RBI, 19 R, 20 BB, 14 SB
2019: Appeared in 28 games, mostly as a defensive substitute…Recorded four hits, two RBI, and three runs scored in 33 at-bats…Posted his first collegiate hit, stolen base, and run scored in his debut against Penn State (2/24)…Drove in his first RBI in the finale against the Nittany Lions (2/24)…Lined his first career double at Sacred Heart (4/23).
BEFORE FAIRFIELD: Handal was named Nassau's MVP of the Rawlings Blue Chip Grand Slam Challenge after driving in two runs including the go-ahead RBI in the eighth. In his senior season, he was named a Nassau County All-Conference player and a Northeast Honorable Mention by Perfect Game. In 2017, he helped his team to a 12-2-1 league record and helped capture the school's first Nassau County A-1 Conference Championship since 2011. He was also ranked the best defensive outfielder in Long Island and the 13th-best prospect in Long Island by Blue Chip.
PERSONAL: Father is Paul...Has a sister Meagan...Major is Business.