High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach David Smith at Clarence HS ... Earned First Team All-League and Honorable Mention All-Western New York as junior and senior ... Posted 4-1 mark with 3.20 ERA with 42 strikeouts and just nine walks in 35 innings of work as senior ... Also batted .350 with two home runs and 22 RBIs ... Served as team captain and named team's Most Valuable Pitcher as senior ... Participated in Clarence Community Baseball Camps ... Also played junior varsity football ... Played summer baseball for Elite Ohio Warhawks and coach Ron Slusher.
Personal: Peter James Mantzanis ... Son of James and Diane Mantzanis ... Born September 29, 1986 ... Brother, James, pitched past two seasons at Western Kentucky.