6 Doug Silverman
Split time behind the plate with teammate Jonathan-Matthew Johnston ... batted .300 (6-for-20) with runners in scoring position ... played in 35 games and started a team-high 23 games at catcher and one at first base ... threw out a team high four runners in Patriot League games ... tied for second on the team with two sacrifice bunts in Patriot League games ... tied for third on the team with two doubles in league play ... had three multi-hit games ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI versus Duke (3/11) ... had two hits and scored a run in the first game of a double header against Lafayette (4/10) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI versus Coppin State (4/15).
Platooned with teammate Jonathan-Matthew Johnston to man the catching duties ... played in 31 games, making 23 starts behind the plate and three starts at third base ... solid defensively behind the plate, throwing out 10 attempted base stealers ... registered a .273 batting average in his first season on the varsity squad ... recorded 21 hits, three doubles, 13 RBIs and scored 11 runs ... one of only two players to register more walks than strikeouts on the season (eight to three) ... batted .286 in league games ... went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI, a walk and scored two runs in a 24-2 win over Hartford ... doubled down the right-field line with one out in the bottom of the ninth to help Navy overcome a one-run deficit and give the Mids an exciting 10-9 victory over Georgetown ... batted 2-for-3 with an RBI and drew a season-high three walks in the Mids' 16-3 win over Bucknell in the Patriot League Tournament.
Played on the junior varsity squad.
Attended Bellarmine College Prepatory ... earned two letters in baseball ... served as team captain and was named all-league in 2001 ... received the National Scholar-Athlete Award in 2001 ... also won three letters in football ... born Nov. 20, 1982, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... son of George and Merle Silverman ... majoring in aerospace engineering ... his brother, David, was a member of the Navy water polo team and graduated in 1998.