Southern Illinois Miners

4 Romeo Cortina
4 Romeo Cortina
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 205
Hometown: Humble, TX
Previous College: St. Edward's University
Position: OF

Born: 04/21/1994

Bats/Throws: R/R

2018 Status: Rookie-2

- Entering second season with Southern Illinois in 2018

- Batted .258 with four homers, four triples and 26 RBIs in 44 games with Southern Illinois in his pro debut season of 2017

- Played 2 years collegiately at St. Edward's University (NCAA D-II) in Texas, batting .374 with eight homers, 55 RBIs, 19 doubles, 56 runs scored and 73 hits in 53 games as a redshirt senior in 2017, earning First Team All-Heartland Conference honors

- Was also First Team All-Conference as a redshirt junior in 2016 as well as the Heartland Conference Tournament MVP and league Newcomer of the Year, batting .333 with 15 homers, 59 RBIs, 20 doubles, 56 runs scored and 69 hits in 58 games

- Also played at Alvin Community College (TX) and Sam Houston State University