The Huskies improved to 24-18 overall with a pair of victories on Saturday at FedExPark
Anthony Kay and Tim Cate combined for 21 strikeouts in 15.0 innings of work in a doubleheader on Saturday
The Husky ace struck out a career-best 10 en route to his first victory of the season
The Huskies rallied to tie the game in the ninth but could not force extra innings
Aaron Hill, Willy Yahn, CJ Dandeneau and Jack Riley, have each earned all-star game nods in their respective summer leagues
UConn vs Houston 4/17/16 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Houston (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs ECU AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UCF AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
2015 Season: Played in 38 contests, starting 28 times…hit .220 with a .362 on-base percentage…scored 24 runs, drew 19 walks and stole four bases…hit a home run and four doubles and notched seven RBIs…raked against left-handed pitching to the tune of a .361 average…posted six multi-hit games…went 2-for-3 with three runs scored against Siena (Feb. 23)…hit his first career home run at FIU (March 8)…went 5-for-10 with five runs scored in consecutive contests vs. Yale (March 24) and at CCSU (March 25)…had three hits at Fairfield (April 14)…scored four times against UMass Lowell (April 22)…had a pair of RBIs at East Carolina (May 3)…scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th against UCF at The American Championship (May 21).
2014 Season: Started the first 30 games of the season at shortstop, finishing the year with 38 starts in 44 games...batted .200 with a .331 on-base percentage, 17 runs scored and 10 RBIs...also drew 18 walks and notched six steals...went 1-for-2 with two runs scored vs. George Mason (Feb. 22)...went 1-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs, including the go-ahead run, in an extra inning win at Lipscomb (Feb. 28)...picked up his first three-hit game vs. Sacred Heart (March 11)...went a combined 5-for-8 with four runs scored and three RBIs at La Salle (March 15) and at Villanova (March 16)...went 2-for-4 with an RBI vs. Bryant (April 4)...picked up an RBI in the win over No. 12 Houston at The American Championship (May 22). 2014 Summer: Played in 42 overall games for his hometown Mystic Schooners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League...an NECBL All Star...finished 11th in the league with a .326 average...cracked nine doubles, a triple and three home runs...scored 19 runs, drove in 21 and drew 17 walks...stole nine bases and was among the top-10 in the NECBL with 44 hits.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Fitch High School... 2012 and 2013 New Haven Register All-State team... First Team All-ECC all-star... 2011 and 2013 New London Day All-Area Team. 2011 and 2013 Fitch High School Team MVP.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 11, 1995... undecided major... Has two sisters, Cydney (20) and Davettia (30).