2017: Had Tommy John Surgery in November of 2016…Sat out 2017 season.
Prior to UConn: Spent two years at UConn Avery Point…Reached the Division II College World Series in 2015…Hit .291 with seven doubles, one triple, two home runs and 24 RBIs in 37 games…On the mound, Santos pitched 4.2 innings in four appearances…Recorded a 1.80 ERA and struck out four batters…In 2015 enjoyed a good freshman year, playing primarily at 3rd base and DH, where he batted .294 with 27 RBIs and three HR’s including a 3-run walk off home run to beat Monroe College…Made the Dean’s list in 2015.
High School: Attended Trumbull High School and lettered two years under head coach Phil Pacelli as a pitcher and shortstop…During his senior year, Avery earned First Team All-FCIAC honors leading the Golden Eagles to the FCIAC Championship game…Was a captain and hit .474 BA, 7 HR’s, 9 2B’s and 19 RBI’s, along with posting a 6-1 pitching record a 1.80 ERA and two shutouts…Was selected to play in the Connecticut vs. Massachusetts All-Star Game.
Personal: Avery Santos…Son of Hector and Laura Santos…Has three brothers, Jaime, Jake and Aiden…Majoring in business management
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