Summer League (`01): Saw limited action playing in the Alaskan League for the Peninsula Oilers. Played in nine games while earning seven hits, eight RBI, and two stolen bases, all while holding a .233 average.
As a Junior (`01): Batted primarily right handed during the first half of the season before switch hitting for the remainder. Raised his batting average 35 points by seasons close. A defensive standout for the team and aggressive player. Finished his season campaign with a .251 average, 24 RBI and 1 HR. Game-high four hits in a 4 for 4 outing against Jacksonville (5/5). His home run came against Boston College (2/11).
Summer League (`99-`00): Played for the Topeka capitals in the Jayhawk League.
As a Sophomore (`00): Played in 62 games with 21 starts at FSU. Had one double and one homer in 88 at bats. Defense was a key to his game. Ended the season with a .951 fielding percentage in 286 opportunities at second/short. Participated in the Regional, Super Regional and the World Series.
As a Freshman (`99): Played in 50 games and started six at FSU. Started at second base in the Super Regional. Made several key defensive stops in the tourney. Was 2-for-4 on April 6 vs Arizona State. Had a double and a run scored vs Florida (/21). Scored twice vs. Maryland.
High School: Played for Bob Smith at Barron Collier High School. Earned all-county each of his four seasons. Also earned All-Southwest and Honorable Mention All-State. Named to the Team One top-100 prospect list. Three-sport athlete: baseball, football and basketball.
Personal: Communication major. Son of Bob and Darlene Spano. Born October 20, 1979 in Youngstown, OH.