Team Players also Earn Six All-Conference Honors
As a Redshirt Junior (2006): Started the first six games of the season before being sidelined by a hamstring injury.
Summer League (2005): One of four FAU players to play for the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod League...during the regular season he was second on the team with a .250 hitting percentage, six doubles, three home runs and 20 RBI...in the playoffs he hit .368 in five games with four RBI and three runs scored.
As a Sophomore (2005): Second on the team in hits, doubles, home runs, RBI and total bases...led the team with 31 walks...third on the squad with 14 stolen bases...had a season-high four hits against Jacksonville on Apr. 1...recorded three RBI in five contests...recorded multiple-hits in 20 games and multiple-RBI in eight...carried a 12-game hitting streak during the season.
As a Freshman (2004): Became the team's everyday starter at third after going 7-for-12 against Mercer with three runs scored and six RBI in three games...four of his five home runs came in the last 11 games of the season while he carried a .400 batting average and .711 slugging percentage, raising his season batting average 59 points...during that span, he had three three-hit games and three three-RBI games...for the year he amassed 10 multiple-hit and seven multiple-RBI games.
Draft (2003): Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 34th round.
High School: Played at Taravella High School for Mike Moss...set school records for doubles in a season, career doubles and career batting average...two-time All-County and All-State recipient...named Broward County Coaches 6A Player-of-the-Year his final two seasons.
Personal: Business major...son of Richard and Brina Widlansky...born Nov. 6, 1984, in Plantation, FL...brother Josh played baseball at Miami University and brother Ari played tennis at Indiana.
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