2023 (Senior): Appeared in 24 games with 12 starts, including eight at second base and four in the DH spot ... Had nine hits on the season, including a pinch-hit double against Seton Hall on April 1 ... Successfully reached base in six pinch-hit appearances ... Drew a two-out walk in the ninth inning of a 5-3 deficit against Radford, keeping ETSU alive and eventually resulting in a 6-5 walkoff win over the Highlanders ... Reached three times and scored all three times against Western Carolina on April 28 despite not having a hit ... Recorded 28 outs without an error, ranking second on the team for most outs among players with a perfect fielding percentage behind Tommy Barth.
2022 (Junior): Appeared in 32 games with 21 starts, all at second base ... Hit .242 with 22 hits, 13 runs scored, 16 RBIs, seven doubles, and one home run ... Went 4-for-5 in the second game of the season against Northern Kentucky (2/19), bringing in a double and a home run and six RBIs, one of three Buccaneers to post at least six RBIs in one game (Noah Webb and Bryce Hodge) ... Added multi-hit efforts against George Washington (3/26) and The Citadel (5/21) ... Recorded a team-high nine assists in the field against The Citadel (5/25), the most by a fielder all season, doing so without an error.
Prior to ETSU: Spent two seasons at Monroe College in his home state of New York ... Started in all 52 games he played over the course of two seasons, averaging .348 in his career including a .351 sophomore season with 10 doubles, five home runs, and 34 RBI's ... Drew 20 walks against 14 strikeouts his second season for the Mustangs and held a fielding percentage at .974 ... Placed on the First Team NJCCA All-Academic Team last season.
Personal: Born March 15, 2000 ... Son of Steven and Patricia Paladino ... Four-year letter-winner in soccer, serving as captain final three years of high school.