8 - Dom Silvestri
Dom Silvestri
Height: 6-5
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
High School: Boardman
Position: RHP
Bats/Throws: R/R

* 2011 Second Team All-Horizon League
* Voted as Butler's 2011 Pitcher of the Year 

2011 - Junior Season: Team's Friday starter, was voted second team All-Horizon League...tabbed by teammates as BU's pitcher of the year...fashioned a 6-5 record with a 4.07 ERA...made 13 starts and one relief appearance...worked a team-leading 86.1 innings...picked off a team-leading six runners...worked 4.0 innings and struck out six for a save vs. Taylor (March 8)...allowed just one earned run over 6.2 innings vs. Akron (March 14)...pitched 7.0 innings and yielded just two runs to earn a win over Valparaiso (March 25)...worked 7.0 innings and fanned five in tough loss at Milwaukee (April 1)...threw 8.0 innings, allowing just one run in win at Youngstown State (April 8)...pitched 7.0 shutout innings and struck out a season-high eight in win over Lawrence (April 16)...stuck out five and earned a win at Valparaiso (April 30)...earned the win after allowing just two runs over 7.2 innings vs. Cleveland State (May 7)...allowed just one run over 7.0 frames in 2-1 win against Youngstown State (May 13).

2010 - Sophomore Season: Appeared in 12 contests, starting five games...pitched 30.2 innings, striking out 31 with 12 walks...finished with a 3-1 record...threw 2.0 shutout innings at Wofford (Feb. 27)...struck out seven in a no decision vs. Bowling Green (March 8)...faced four batters and fanned three of them to pick up a win at Marian (March 16)...worked 3.0 innings and credited with the win vs. UIndy (May 4)...pitched 2.0 shutout innings and fanned three at Purdue (May 18)...pitched 5.0 innings and struck out four to get a win vs. Cleveland State (May 22).

2009 - Freshman Season: Made 15 relief appearances...pitched 21.0 innings with 12 strikeouts and 12 walks...pitched a scoreless inning in his first two appearances, against Taylor and UNLV...pitched a career-high 3.1 innings vs. Dayton (March 31)...worked a scoreless inning in win over IPFW (March 25).

2008 - Redshirt Season: Sat out due to injury....issued medical redshirt.

High School: Two-year letterwinner as a pitcher and first baseman...named to the all-conference squad both seasons...member of the Honor Roll...graduated with honors...head coach: Scott Knox.

Personal: Born Jan. 21, 1989...son of Frank and Patty Silvestri...chemistry major.