On Greenberg: Strong left-handed hitter who thrives against left-handed pitching ... ability to take the ball to the opposite field ... also a valuable defensive player who can catch or play first base or outfield ... possesses above-average speed ... played for Sanford Mariners in NECBL last summer, leading team in RBIs en route to the championship.
As a Junior (2008): Had a breakout season both at the plate and in the field ... began season as the No. 2 catcher, but quickly became a mainstay at first base ... hit .304 for the season and .324 in conference play ... hit .346 against left-handed pitching ... improved dramatically at first base as the season progressed, finishing with a .987 fielding percentage ... 3-for-5 with two doubles in season opener at Coastal Carolina (2/23) ... hit two-run home run in first victory of the season against Pittsburgh (2/23) ... 2-for-5 with a homer, double and three RBIs in victory against Delaware (3/12) ... tied career high with four hits against Virginia (4/11) ... 3-for-5 with a home run and career-high four RBIs in victory against Georgia Tech (4/19) ... 4-for-5 with a home run against NC State (5/11).
As a Sophomore (2007): Became a valuable role player, seeing action in 40 games behind the plate and as designated hitter ... batted .299 with five doubles and a triple ... drove in two runs with his triple in the 10-4 win over Creighton (2/11) ... hit double in his 2-for-3 performance in win over George Washington (2/23) ... was 2-for-5 with two RBIs in win over Coppin State (3/14) ... batted 4-for-4 with three RBIs in win over VCU (3/21) ... drove in two runs against Boston College to put the Terps ahead in win (4/13) ... was 3-for-4 in loss at Duke (4/21) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI in loss to North Carolina (5/19).
At Washington College: Lettered at catcher in his lone season ... was the team's fourth-best hitter, batting .297 while playing in every game for the Shoremen ... also led the team in walks (21) while striking out just nine times ... hit nine doubles and homered twice ... made dean's list.
At Wootton High: A two-time letterwinner in both baseball and track ... captain of the team his senior year, in which he set school records in hits (32) and doubles (11) ... batted .410 that season and was 15-for-25 in runners thrown out attempting to steal ... an honorable mention Washington Post All-Met and first team all-county selection ... competed in the hurdles event in track and field.
Personal: Full name is William Samuel Greenberg ... son of Jill and Robert Greenberg ... has two sisters, Jamie and Sara ... lists his favorite athlete as Cal Ripken Jr.
Greenberg's Career Batting Statistics
Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slug.% BB SO SB 2007 .299 40/24 107 17 32 5 1 0 13 .364 8 17 2 2008 .304 53/49 184 33 56 11 2 4 24 .451 20 32 3 Totals .302 93/73 291 50 88 16 3 4 37 .419 28 49 5
Greenberg's Career Game Highs