College Experience: Ohio Dominican University
Resides: Tontagony, Ohio
2021: G-MAC Freshman of the Year…First Team All-GMAC selection…Second Team NCBWA All-Region…Named G-MAC Player of the Week (3/1)…Led ODU and top seven in G-MAC with .372 batting average…Reached base safely in 36-of-39 games played, including a stretch of 27 consecutive outings…Top five in the G-MAC with 14 doubles…Ranked sixth in the conference in stolen bases (17)…Started all 39 games at second base…Walk-off hit versus Walsh (4/25)…16 multi-hit efforts, season-high three hits in six outings.
2020: Appeared in nine games, making four starts…Finished with three hits, including one double against No. 4 Catawba (3/10).
High School: Two-time all-conference selection at shortstop…Named 2018 NBC Co-Player of the Year…Second Team All-State honoree in 2018…Career .314 batting average with 75 hits, 36 RBI and 71 runs scored…Batted .420 in 25 games in 2018 with 11 extra-base hits…Favorite memory was making the varsity baseball team as a freshman…Also played basketball and soccer.
Personal: Son of Dave and Suzanne Silva…Has two siblings, Elita and Devin…Enjoys fishing, working out, mentoring youth and spending time with loved ones…Chose ODU because, “of the great campus, coaches and variety of majors.”