10 William Karalis
10 - William Karalis
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: So
Hometown: Pawtucket, R.I.
High School: Bishop Feehan
Position: C
Major: Biology
Previous Team: L-R

2012: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Both Semesters). Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Fall Semester). NE-10 All-Conference Third Team. Only one of five players to start in all 49 games for the Skyhawks on the season. Hit .285 (51-for-179) with 33 runs scored, 12 doubles, four triples, three homers and a team-leading 35 runs batted in. Slugged .447 and posted an on-base percentage of .383. Was perfect in the field in 101 chances recording 84 putouts and seven assists. Made all 49 starts in right field for Stonehill. Reached base safely in 43 out of 49 games via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch. Hit .308 with the bases loaded (4-for-13). Reached base as a leadoff hitter in an inning at a .385 clip (15-for-39). Batted .565 with a runner on third base and less than two outs. Had 11 two-out RBI's, fourth on the team in that category. Compiled 14 multi-hit games, third highest on the squad, and tied for the team lead with Dan Fratus with the most multi-RBI games (11). Had a seven-game hitting streak tying for fourth highest on the squad during the season. From April 9 to April 20, he hit .357 (10-for-28) with eight runs batted in, five runs scored and two extra-base hits. Raised his average from .288 to .306 on the season during that span. Also posted a seven-game hitting streak from April 25 to May 5. Collected nine hits, three runs and six RBI's. Reached base safely in his final ten-straight games of the season. Earned NE-10 Player of the Week honors for posting a .358/.500/1.053 slash line in a 4-1 week overall for Stonehill. Hit three homers, knocked in 11 runs, had two doubles, one triple and also scored seven times during the 4-1 week overall (March 28 to April 1). Hit a walk-off home run on April 1 against Saint Michael's to cap a weekend sweep of the Purple Knights. Went 2-for-3 in that contest with two runs scored, three runs batted in, two homers and two walks. Also went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, one double, one triple, one homer and four RBI's against the Purple Knights in game one of Stonehill's doubleheader versus Saint Michael's on April 1. Had one walk and missed hitting for the cycle by a single. Karalis Named To The NE-10 All-Conference Third Team. Karalis Earns NE-10 Player Of The Week Honors.

2011: Athletic Director's Honor Roll Spring Semester. NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Appeared in 23 games for Stonehill making 16 starts. Reached base at a .357 clip as a leadoff hitter in an inning (5-for-14). Hit .313 with runners in scoring position (5-for-16). Had a .353 batting average with two outs (6-for-17) and three runs batted in with two outs. Posted a .200 batting average on the season with nine runs, five doubles, two triples and four runs batted in. Went 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts. Had a .984 fielding percentage, 110 putouts, 11 assists and two errors in the field. Finished third on the team in putouts.

High School: 2010 graduate of Bishop Feehan High School. Served as a captain his senior year. Member of the South Attleboro American Legion.

Personal: Born December 21, 1991 in Providence, R.I. Son of William and Lynn Karalis of Pawtucket, R.I. Has a sister Jessica (22). Majoring in biology. Would like to pursue a career in the health profession. Supports the Boston Red Sox. Lists Nomar Garciaparra as his favorite athlete.

Hitting Statistics

Year GP/GS Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-Att
2011 23/16
.200 60
8 15
2012 49/49 .285 179 33 51 12 4 3 35 25 38 2-3
Total 72/65 .264 239 42 63 17 6 3 39 33 53 4-5