The Huskies topped URI, 14-4, on Tuesday at J.O. Christian Field
The Huskies improved to 25-22 overall with a 5-0 midweek victory over the Minutemen
Troy Stefanski delivered a bases-clearing double in the eight to propel the Huskies past USC
Aaron Hill, Willy Yahn, CJ Dandeneau and Jack Riley, have each earned all-star game nods in their respective summer leagues
Jack Sundberg led off the game with his first career home run
UCONN vs Houston AAC Tournament semifinal (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs CCSU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UCF AAC Tournament Clearwater Florida
2016 Summer: Teammates with high school and college teammate Anthony Prato on the Staten Island Tide in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League...Earned an ACBL All-Star nod....Pitched in seven games, included six starts....Went 2-4 while compiling 34.1 innings and punching out 31 batters....Beat the SJ Giants on July 9, worked 6.2 innings, gave up one run and struck out five.
2016 Season: Made seven starts as a junior, holding a 4.97 ERA in 29.0 innings of work…Tallied 22 strikeouts…Tossed a season-long 6.0 innings of scoreless work against Yale on March 8…Allowed just one hit in 5.0 innings against UMass on May 10.
2015 Season: Made 12 overall appearances, starting 10 contests on the mound...Finished the year with a 5-1 record and a 4.25 ERA...Struck out 47 against 16 walks in 55.0 innings...tossed 5.0 two-run innings at Wake Forest (March 17)...Grabbed his first win with six strikeouts in 5.0 innings vs. Yale (March 24)...Scattered four hits in 7.0 one-run innings against Northeastern (April 7)...Followed with 7.0 shutout innings at Fairfield (April 14)...Struck out four and did not walk a batter in 7.0 frames vs. Massachusetts (April 21)...Notched a win with 6.0 innings of two-run ball at Rhode Island (May 12)...Went 4.0 innings with four strikeouts and no walks vs. Tulane at the American Championship (May 20).
2014 Season: Made 15 appearances, including eight midweek starts...Finished 3-2 with a 2.57 ERA, best among any Husky with more than 40 innings pitched...Struck out 35 in 63.0 innings, holding opponents to a paltry .180 batting average against...Ranked in the top-10 nationally in hits allowed/nine innings at 5.37...Took a no-hitter into at least the sixth inning in three starts...Dazzled in his first career start, fanning five in seven one-hit innings vs. Sacred Heart (March 11)...Earned a spot on The American weekly honor roll following the start...allowed two runs in 6.1 innings in consecutive starts vs. Harvard (March 18) and Hartford (March 25)...Allowed one hit in five innings at Boston College (April 1)...Tossed six shutout innings at Northeastern (April 8), holding NU to two hits...Went a career-high 7.1 innings and struck out five to pick up a win at Quinnipiac (April 23)...Fired five shutout innings out of the pen vs. UCF at The American Championship (May 21), giving up only one hit.
2014 Summer: Played alongside Anthony Kay with the Wareham Gatemen in the Cape Cod Baseball League...Made 13 appearances including one start...Struck out 13 batters in 12.1 innings.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Poly Prep...Was named Team MVP from 2011-13 for head coach Matt Roventini. Recognized as the Daily News Player of the Year in 2011...2012 ESPN All-State Team member.
Personal: Born March 15, 1995... an Communication major at UConn.. Has two brothers, Matthew and Nicholas.