Andrew Zapata
Andrew Zapata


Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Poly Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192





Four Huskies Earn Spots on Summer League All-Star Rosters

Aaron Hill, Willy Yahn, CJ Dandeneau and Jack Riley, have each earned all-star game nods in their respective summer leagues


Six-Run First Leads UConn To 11-5 Win Over Rhode Island

Jack Sundberg led off the game with his first career home run


Zapata Twirls Seven Shutotut Frames In 7-0 Win At Fairfield

Andrew Zapata spun seven scoreless innings


Zapata, Late Offensive Surge Lead UConn To 9-1 Win Over Northeastern

Andrew Zapata twirled seven one-run innings to improve to 2-0 on the year


Penders Grabs Career Win No. 400 With 8-7 Victory Over BC

The Huskies erased a 6-1 deficit to defeat the Eagles


UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament

UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs UCF AAC Tournament

UConn vs UCF AAC Tournament Clearwater Florida

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 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 undecided major at UConn.. Has two brothers, Matthew (17) and Nicholas (12).