21 - Casanova Donaldson
Casanova Donaldson
Birth Date: Nov. 23, 1987
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Hunters Lane
Position: OF
Major: Civil Engineering
Bats/Throws: L/L

AT TECH IN 2010: Donaldson finished with the fourth highest batting average on the team at .333 (67-201), having hit 16 doubles and seven home runs, one in a 2-for-5 performance during game three of the regular-season ending sweep of Murray State. He started in 50 of the 53 games that he appeared in, notching 37 RBI and ranking third on the team in total bases with 104. Donaldson also went 13-14 in stolen bases, and he maintained a .391 on-base percentage. One of Donaldson's top performances came in mid-may against OVC opponent UT-Martin, when he went 5-for-6 in the first game of the series, bringing in three runs and hitting two doubles.

AT TECH IN 2009: Casanova finished the season batting .333 with five doubles, two home runs, 39 hits and 18 RBIs…matched Tech’s all-time single-game hit record when he went 5-for-5 against East Tennessee State on April 1…went 3-for-5 against Jacksonville State in the OVC tournament with three RBIs and hit a walk-off single to win the game for the Golden Eagles in the bottom of the tenth inning…finished the season second on the team in batting average and stolen bases (6)…had seven multi-hit games on the season and put together an eight-game hit streak…was named to the OVC all-tournament team.

AT TECH IN 2008: Casanova played in 16 games in 2008 and made 10 plate appearances…knocked in one run and stole two bases…hit a home run against Berea College on April 8, and had five put-outs in that game.

AT TECH IN 2007: Spent his first season on the Golden Eagle roster as a redshirt.

AT HUNTERS LANE HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in baseball at Hunters Lane High School…played all three outfield positions as well as first base…earned all-district honors three times and named all-region twice…earned three letters each in cross country and basketball…also earned one letter in football playing cornerback and wide receiver…between his four sports, Casanova won numerous awards including Sportsmanship Award, Gatorade Player of the Year, Hitters Award, Defensive Award, Hustle Award, Coaches Award, MVP, and Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL: Full name is Casanova Dejaun Donaldson...son of Kerry and Angela Donaldson…born Nov. 23, 1987…majoring in civil engineering.