Anthony is a 2007 graduate of Mepham High School, where he was a 2-Time All-County player (Junior and Senior year). He transferred to Farmingdale State in Fall of 2009, after playing two seasons for Division I Hofstra University.
At Hofstra...During his freshman year, he made 12 appearances, with all but one coming out of the bullpen. Finished 1-3 with a 6.45 ERA. Picked up his first career win in just his second appearance with a 3 2/3 inning relief effort against Coppin State. Made five straight appearances without allowing an earned run. In his sophomore year, he made 18 appearances, all coming out of the bullpen, pitching for 22.2 innings.
He is the son of Bill and Dorothy Gionesi.
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Movie: Dumb and Dumber