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7 Joe Florio
Joe  Florio

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lumberton, N.J.

High School:
Blair Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
INF/OF

B/T:
L/R

Prep: Earned four letters in baseball as a shortstop for coach Jim Stone at Blair Academy ... Drafted in the 39th round by the Oakland A's in the 2004 MLB Draft ... Ranked the #384 prospect in the nation by Baseball America/Perfect Game ... Named a three-time All-State selection in New Jersey ... Also earned two letters in ice hockey as a wing and one letter in football as a fullback and defensive end.

Personal: Son of Anthony and Karen Florio ... Born July 4, 1985 in Lumberton, N.J. ... Enjoys watching movies ... Chose Virginia for its well-rounded environment of athletics and academics ... Also recruited by North Carolina, Notre Dame, Clemson, Vanderbilt and Rutgers ... Plans to play professional baseball and attend law school following graduation.

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