Hometown: Miami, FL
A quality infielder who has the potential to be extraordinary ... Showed tremendous power at the plate in the fall ... Is a good teammate, very supportive of others ... Great arm strength and smooth action with his hands ... Worked hard to become tougher out at the plate.
JUNIOR (2006): Made 36 starts at second base ... Hit .260 with 24 RBI and 23 runs scored ... Went three-for-four with a double, homer and four RBI in 13-6 win over Adelphi on Mar. 16 ... Had 12 multi-hit games, which ranks thrid among the returners ... Was third on the team with 82 assists.
PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Entered his first season with the Bucaneers after spending a year at Division I Florida Atlantic University and the previous year at Broward Community College ...At BCC hit .347 with 12 doubles, two triples, one home run and 25 RBI.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2002 graduate of Miami Coral Park High where he lettered three times under coach Jose Novas.
PERSONAL: Son of Rolando and Silvia Casanova ... Has one brother, who plays baseball for Clemson University ... Majoring in criminology.