Volunteer Assistant Coach
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Sherwood
Experience: 1st Year


  • Big Ten All-Academic (2015, 16)
  • Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award (2016)
  • NCAA Los Angeles Regional All-Tournament (2015)

As a Senior (2016): Appeared 55 times with 50 starts between center and right field…batted .261 with four home runs, a team high four triples and eight doubles…scored 26 times and drove in 28 runs…tied for the team lead with eight stolen bases…honored as Maryland Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winner along with Malina Howard of women’s basketball…earned Big Ten All-Academic honors for the second straight year…hit a two-run home run in a 1-for-4 performance against Alabama…went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI against Rhode Island (2/28)…walked three times and notched a hit with two runs scored and an RBI against Tennessee at the Keith LeClair Classic (3/4)…notched an RBI against Southeastern Louisiana (3/5)…scored twice with two walks against Delaware (3/8)…went on a four-game hitting streak between 3/9-13 including a one-run, two-RBI performance against George Washington (3/9)…notched a hit in each contest vs. Bryan (3/11-13)…nabbed two hits and reached on a walk at Cal State Fullerton (3/18)…grabbed a double at Cal State Fullerton (3/20)…notched a single and an RBI against Liberty (3/22)…reached base three times, tripled, scored a run and drove in two against VCU (3/29)…went 1-for-4 with an RBI at VCU (3/30)…went 2-for-4 with an RBI against High Point (4/3)…reached base twice at Liberty (4/5)…went 2-for-4 with three RBI and a double against Ohio State (4/10)…tripled and knocked in a run at Minnesota (4/17)…went 5-for-11 with two home runs, four RBI and three runs scored in a three-game set against Purdue (4/22)…notched a triple in a 1-for-2 performance with two RBI and a run scored at James Madison (4/26)…went 2-for-4 with a runs scored and an RBI against Penn State (4/29)…doubled and scored a run against Illinois (5/8)…went 3-for-6 and finished a home run away from the cycle with an RBI and a runs scored at Michigan State (5/20)…went 1-for-5 at Michigan State (5/21)…went 1-for-5 with a runs scored in the Big Ten Tournament opener against Indiana (5/25)…hit a solo home run against Michigan State (5/27)…went 3-for-5 with two runs scored against Indiana (5/27)…finished his career with a hit and a walk in the Big Ten semifinals against Iowa (5/28).

As a Junior (2015): Started all 66 games, one of just two Terps to do so (Brandon Lowe)…batted .262, slugged .425 and recorded an OBP of .370…notched 16 doubles good enough for third-best on the team…hit six home runs, recorded 40 runs and knocked in 26 RBIs…was successful on all seven of his stolen base attempts…walked 33 times, the third-best mark on the team...earned All-Tournament honors at the Los Angeles Regional after making a number of spectacular defensive plays in right field and recording an RBI in the regional decider against No. 1 UCLA…notched two hits, including a home run, against Western Kentucky (2/13)…nabbed a hit, a run and two RBIs against Old Dominion (2/14)…hit his first double of the season and recorded a stolen base, RBI and runs scored against Arkansas (2/22)…nabbed two doubles against Appalachian State (2/27)…notched two hits, including a home run, two RBIs, a stolen base and a run scored against UNC-W (3/7)…reached base three times in the second game of a doubleheader against UNC-W (3/7)…notched a career-high four runs and four hits and nabbed two RBIs against Princeton (3/13)…notched consecutive multi-hit games against Princeton (3/16) and Elon (3/17)…nabbed three hits and was a home run short of the cycle against Minnesota (3/21)…produced a double, run and RBI against James Madison (3/24)…notched his second three-hit game of the season with two doubles and an RBI against West Virginia (4/7)…recorded a hit and a run against George Washington (4/8)…nabbed two runs, a hit and an RBI at Liberty (4/15)…hit a home run against Cal State Fullerton (4/18)…recorded a hit and a run at VCU (4/21)…notched three hits, four runs and an RBI in a three-game set versus Purdue (4/24-26)…walked a career-high four times and notched two runs against Delaware (4/29)...reached base three times, drove in a run and scored twice against Ohio State (5/8)…hit a home run and scored twice against Ohio State (5/10)…notched two hits, including a double, against Northwestern (5/15)…notched two hits, a run and an RBI against Illinois (5/21) in a game that ended the Illini’s 28-game winning streak…reached base twice in the Big Ten semifinals against Indiana (5/23)…nabbed a double in the Big Ten Championship game against Michigan (5/24)…made a number of fantastic defensive plays and notched a double and an RBI in the title game at the Los Angeles Regional (5/29-6/1)…recorded two hits, an RBI and a run in game two in the Charlottesville Super Regional against Virginia (6/6).

As a Sophomore (2014): Started 53 games with 51 starts in right field along with 62 total appearances … batted .271 with nine doubles and two home runs … drove in 29 runs and scored 23 … stole seven bases, the fourth-highest total on the club … had three hits including a solo home run and a double in game two at Florida (2/15) ... went 2-for-2 with two walks and two stolen bases in the UF series finale (2/16) ... hit .500 (4-for-8) with two RBI against Bryant (2/22-23) ... in a three-game set against UMass (3/1-2),  had a hit in each game including a two-RBI single in game one ... walked and scored against Delaware (3/11) ... scored the game winning run in game two against North Carolina (3/15) ... went 3-for-3 with a RBI in the final game of the series against the Tar Heels (3/16) ... hit .400 (4-for-10) with a double and two RBI in three games against NC State (3/21-23) ... had two hits and scored two runs in a game one against the Pack ... had a two-RBI single in game two ... had two hits including a double in two games against Clemson (3/28) ... against VCU (4/1), had a RBI and run scored ... went 2-for-4 with a RBI and a double at George Mason (4/8) ... had a RBI single and scored a run against Navy (4/16) ... had a double and scored a run in game two at BC (4/25) with two walks ... hit a game-winning home run in the series finale against Notre Dame (5/4) ... had a RBI single at VCU (5/6) and totaled two hits and a RBI vs. Towson (5/7) ... had two doubles and tied a career high with four RBI in game one at Pitt (5/9) and added two runs scored ... had a RBI single against North Carolina (5/24) and had two hits and two RBI against Georgia Tech (5/25) in the ACC title game ... had two hits and two RBI in the final game of the Columbia Regional at South Carolina (6/1) … had a RBI double in game one of the Charlottesville Super Regional (6/7) … had two hits and scored a run in game two at UVA (6/8).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2013): Appeared in 47 games with 39 starts … made 24 starts in LF and 14 starts in RF … posted a .245 batting average with five doubles and 21 RBI … tied for the team lead with three triples … ranked second on the team in home runs (3) … had the fourth-best slugging percentage (.385) on the club … hit his first career home run against James Madison (3/19) ... finished 2-for-5 with three RBI and a home run against VCU (4/9) ... recorded three hits, three RBI and two runs scored at George Mason (4/10) ... had three hits, including the game winner, along with a career-high four RBI in a game one win over Virginia Tech (4/20) ... drove in two runs against Liberty (4/23) … scored a season-high three runs at Towson (4/24) ... tied a career high with three hits including a double and a triple against VCU (5/8).

As a Freshman (2012): Did not make an appearance.

At Sherwood: A three-year varsity letterwinner for the Warriors playing third base and left field ... also lettered four years in golf becoming a state finalist as a freshman ... finished with a .412 batting average as a junior to help lead the Warriors to the Maryland 4A state title ... hit .396 as a senior in 2011.

Personal: Son of Michael and Lynda Papio ... lists Robert Galligan as his sports hero ... also recruited by Georgetown and Towson ... is majoring in criminology and criminal justice.

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