Klein Forest HS
|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 200
2002 (Redshirt) Redshirted after suffering a torn labrum in his right (throwing) shoulder prior to the season.
2001 (Junior) Regular starter at shortstop, appearing in 59 games (all starts) ... 158 assists were the seventh-best total in school history
Belted two home runs into the Crawford Boxes at Enron Field during the Astros College Classic (Feb. 2-3) ... Went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored against Southwest Texas (Feb. 14) ... Doubled and went 2-for-4 with two RBI in win against Nicholls State (Feb. 18) ... Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI at Texas A&M (Feb. 24) ... Was 2-for-3 with three RBI against Missouri (March 3) ... Had a 2-for-4 day against Kansas State (April 1) ... Was 2-for-3 with a career-high four runs scored against Texas (April 22).
2000 (Sophomore) Outstanding athlete who often served as a defensive replacement at third base in the late innings ... Named second-team Academic All-Big 12... Played in 45 games (six starts) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI against Mary Hardin-Baylor (March 29) ... Went 1-for-4 and scored twice at Kansas State (May 14).
1999 (Freshman) Played in 14 games and started eight
Hit .394 with three doubles, one home run and 10 RBI
Started at shortstop and went 2-for-4 with one run and two RBI against Houston (March 30)
Played at third base and had two hits, one run and two RBI versus McNeese State (March 31)
Notched third straight two-hit game at Kansas (April 4)
Hit his first career home run against Howard Payne (April 21); went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and four RBI in the game.
High School Played for coach Larry Drown at Klein Forest High School in Houston, Texas
Named second team All-District 16-5A shortstop as a senior
Also named team MVP, was selected to the THBCA all-star team (Northwest team) and received the National Scholar/Athlete Award from the Army Reserve
As a junior, was named second team all-district shortstop, received the Klein Forest HS Golden Glove award and was selected to the under-17 AAU national all-tournament team
Was also a member of the Texas Stars Baseball Club
Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class
Served two years on the student council and the student advisory committee
Member of the National Honor Society
Played for the Columbia Angels as they won the Connie Mack state tournament.
Personal Full name is Mark Edison Saccomanno
Born April 30, 1980 in Houston, Texas
Son of Ed and Cissy Saccomanno
Chose Baylor over Houston, Lamar and Texas
Majoring in finance/insurance and minoring in communication
Plays lead guitar in the band "Pavillion II" with teammate Ross Bennett.
Saccomannos Career Stats