Chris Cocci graduated from Salem State University in 2012 with a degree in Accounting. Chris made an immediate impact on the baseball team starting all four years at second base and achieving MASCAC awards three out of four years (Rookie of the year 2009) (1st Team All- Conference 2011) (2nd Team All-Conference 2012). Chris played high school baseball in Rhode Island for “The Prout School” under Coach Mike Labarbara (Division one All- American for University of Rhode Island) (Drafted by the EXPOS organization in the late 90’s). Chris played a key role in a state-championship bid by the Crusaders that came up short in 2008. Chris continues to pursue his baseball career in the North Shore Baseball League with the 2016 NSBL Champion Beverly Recs!