NAAA Athlete of the Week Pres. by Rolls Royce (Jan. 15, 2013)
South Padre Invitational All-Tournament Team (Nov. 25, 2012)
2012-13 - SOPHOMORE:
Venturini had a strong sophomore season, ranking third on the team in scoring (8.8 points per game), third in assists (42) and first in three-pointers made (67) while being one of two players (Tilman Dunbar) to start all 31 games.
Improved his scoring by 6.0 points per game from his freshman to sophomore year, the second-best scoring improvement in the Patriot League behind Lafayette's Dan Trist (6.7 points per game).
Venturini's 67 three-pointers were the ninth most in a season by a Navy player and the fourth most by a Navy underclassmen (freshman or sophomore). The 67 three-pointers were the sixth most in the Patriot League and ranked 29th among all sophomores nationally.
Connected on at least one three-pointer in 27-of-31 games and had at least three-pointers in 13-of-31 contests.
Was named the NAAA Athlete of the Week after connecting for 23 points on seven three-pointers, the seventh most in school history, against Lafayette.
Was named to the South Padre Island Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 11.5 points per game and making 11-of-30 three-pointers during the four-game event. In the final game of the tournament against Delaware State, Venturini scored 14 points on 4-of-6 three-pointers.
Tallied 16 points with four assists in the season-opening win over Marymount. Both of the totals were career highs at the time.
Then had an outstanding floor game against Siena, grabbing a career-high 10 rebounds while dishing out a career-high five assists.
Tallied 13 points and held American's John Schoof, who scored 27 points in the first meeting, to just three points on 1-of-2 shooting in the second meeting between the two squads.
Netted 11 and 13 points against Patriot League champion Bucknell during the regular season, going 10-of-22 from the field and 4-of-8 from deep.
Connected on a half-court shot before the halftime buzzer against Army, earning him the No. 10 spot on ESPN Sportscenter's Plays of the Day.
2011-12 - FRESHMAN:
Venturini had a good freshman campaign, averaging 2.8 points per game and 1.0 rebounds per game while appearing in 26 games (287 minutes). He dished out 20 assists against 15 turnovers for an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.33, the best mark on the team.
Started three games during the first half of Patriot League play.
Recorded first career double-figure scoring game with 10 points and three rebounds against Penn State Altoona in just 14 minutes of action.
Added back-to-back double-figure scoring games against American (10 points, three assists) and Colgate in his first career start (11 points, two assists).
Went 12-of-35 (.343) from long distance in the first 19 games, but just 5-of-23 (.217) in the season's last 10 games.
Had three assists four different times, including in back-to-back-to-back games against Holy Cross, Army and Colgate.
Played season-best 32 minutes in the first meeting with Colgate.
Venturini was a three-year letterwinner at Allendale High School, graduating in 2010. He spent the 2011 season at NAPS.
Led team to the 2008 conference title with a 17-3 record as a sophomore and was a three-time all-conference honoree.
As a junior, was an all-area selection, the team MVP and served as the team captain.
As a senior, was named to the Western Michigan Dream Team, was a first-team Class B All-State honoree, was an all-area selection, was the team MVP and captain and was named Academic All-State, while leading Allendale to the district final.
Averaged 26.6 points a game as a senior after averaging about 15 points a game as a junior. Also chipped in with five assists, four rebounds and four steals per game. Venturini shot over 50.0 percent from the field and almost 40 percent from three-point range, and scored in double-figures in every game but one and scored over 30 points, including 42 against Kelloggsville, in seven games as a senior.
Helped lead his AAU team, the West Michigan Lakers, to the Chicago Summer Slam Championship in 2010.
Also was a first-team all-conference selection in golf as a senior.
Was the student congress Vice-President, was top 10 in his class and graduated NAPS with honors and the Iron Mike Award.
Son of Marcello and Sandra Venturini.
Brother, Aaron, graduated from the Naval Academy in 2009.
Majoring in economics.