UConn plays No. 25 Houston at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27
Despite a ninth inning rally, Huskies drop final game of series to Aggies
Connecticut scored six unanswered runs in the eighth and ninth innings to secure a win over Northeastern
Connecticut moves to 24-21 overall with two setbacks on Saturday at J.O. Christian Field
The Huskies improved to 24-18 overall with a pair of victories on Saturday at FedExPark
UCONN vs Memphis AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Houston AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn Baseball Day 1 practice in Clearwater (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs ECU Game 1 Dunkin Donuts Park, Hartford (photo by Stephen Slade)
2016 Summer: Won a NECBL Championship with hometown Mystic Schooners...Third-straight summer playing for the Schooners...Named an NECBL All-Star for the third-straght season. Hit .308, 11 doubles and 25 RBI’s in 40 games...Collected 44 hits and swiped seven bags over the summer...Tied for third in NECBL with 30 runs scored and second in the league with 32 walks...12 multi-hit games in the regular season...On July 13, went 4-4 with a double, two runs scored and two runs batted in.
2016 Season: Made 59 starts as the Huskies’ primary second baseman… Hit .210 with 23 RBIs…Recorded eight multi-hit efforts and posted five multi-RBI games…Recorded three hits in nine at-bats with a run scored and an RBI during the Huskies’ NCAA Gainesville Regional run…Tallied a 4-for-4 game with four runs scored and three RBIs against UCF on May 14.
2015 Summer: Played with the Mystic Schooners for the second consecutive summer...Won the 2015 NECBL Defensive Player of the Year and 2015 Sportsman of the Year....Earned second-consecutive NECBL All-Star nod.
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 Summer: Played in 42 overall games for his hometown Mystic Schooners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League...Named 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.
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).
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...Communication major...Has two sisters, Cydney and Davettia.