|High School:||Lakeville North|
Honors & Awards
• One Letter (2016)
• Third-Team All-Big Ten (2017)
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015)
• Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017)
2016:Angelo Altavilla (ALT-uh-VILL-uh) was one of two newcomers on the 2016 roster from the state of Minnesota, joining Robbie Palkert • Saw action in 14 games as a true freshman, including two starts • Hit .211 (4-for-19) in limited at bats and added three RBIs • First career start came at Omaha on April 6 when he was 2-for-3 with a run scored, two RBIs, two walks and a stolen base • Started against Omaha at home on May 11, going 2-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI • Pinch hit in both of Nebraska's games at the Big Ten Baseball Tournament.
Before Nebraska: Altavilla joined Nebraska from Lakeville North High School in Lakeville, Minn., where he was a finalist for Minnesota's Mr. Baseball Award, as well as a 2015 first-team all-metro selection by both the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press • Ranked as the No. 13 overall player in the state of Minnesota and the No. 3 shortstop by Perfect Game • Led the Panthers to a runner-up finish at the state tournament in 2015 after they placed third in 2014 • Hit .400 as a senior with four doubles, three triples, four home runs and 20 RBIs • Produced 37 RBIs as a junior on 11 doubles, two triples and four home runs with a .402 batting average • Set a Minnesota state record during the 2014 high school season with 12 RBIs in one game, as he hit a three-run home run and two grand slams in a win over Eastview • Also tabbed defensive player of the year on the Panthers' hockey team that won the 2015 state title • Earned the Minnesota Herb Brooks Award, given to a hockey player for their skill, effort, leadership, character and passion.
Personal: Born on Oct. 11, 1996 in Minneapolis, Minn. • Parents are Bob and Tammy Altavilla • Has two brothers, Tony and Nick • Majoring in communication studies • Comes from a baseball family, as his grandfather was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals, brother, Tony, played baseball at Illinois-Chicago and for the St. Paul Saints of the American Association, and brother, Nick, played baseball at North Dakota State