Carson Cross, Vinny Siena and Jim Penders received major awards from NEIBA
Jack Sundberg led off the game with his first career home run
Jordan Tabakman had a career-high seven strikeouts on Senior Day
The Huskies pounded out 17 hits to back Anthony Kay's stellar outing
Carson Cross spun seven one-run innings in the series-opening victory
UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Memphis Baseball
UConn vs Memphis (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs ECU 4/17/15 (photo by Stephen Slade)
2015 season: NEIBA All-New England Third Team…played in 53 games with 49 starts on the left side of the infield…hit .278 with a .401 on-base percentage…scored 33 runs, drove in 23 and drew 32 walks…added 10 stolen bases, six doubles, a team-high three triples and a home run…had 15 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games…recorded a 23-game reached base streak from March 22-April 29…went 2-for-2 with three walks and a go-ahead RBI at Florida Atlantic (Feb. 15)…scored three runs in back-to-back games vs. Siena (Feb. 23) and at No. 23 Kennesaw State (Feb. 27)…smacked an RBI triple and scored a run vs. Sacred Heart (March 11)…had six hits over a three-game stretch from March 17-21…went 3-for-4 with a home run, three runs and three RBIs at No. 12 UCF (April 11)…drew three walks and scored three times at Bryant (April 15)…went 5-for-10 with three RBIs in a three-game series vs. Cincinnati (May 8-10)…had two hits at No. 19 Houston (May 14)...notched an RBI against Tulane at the American Championship (May 20).
2014 Season: Played 56 games, starting 55...finished the year with a .274 average, .369 on-base percentage and .384 slugging percentage...cracked 12 doubles, three triples and two home runs...tied for the team-high with 21 multi-hit games...posted three hits in a game on four occasions...also drew 26 walks and stole eight bases...went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs vs. Harvard (March 18)...went 2-for-3 with a home run and scored a season-high three runs vs. Brown (April 9)...was 2-for-5 with two runs, a triple and three RBIs at Cincinnati (April 13)...went 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs vs. Rhode Island (May 13)...went 2-for-4 with three RBIs vs. UCF (May 15). 2014 Summer: Played 31 contests for the Battle Creek Bombers in the Northwoods League...batted .217 for the Bombers, adding 11 runs scored, six RBIs and five stolen bases in 92 at-bats...also took a turn on the mound, tossing 0.2 scoreless innings with a strikeout on July 3.
2013 Season: Played in 52 games, making 49 starts... Finished the year with a .209 batting average, registering 34 hits in 163 at-bats... Recorded nine extra-base hits, including a grand slam against Yale (April 3)... Swiped eight bases in 12 attempts... held a .920 fielding percentage and recorded 41 put-outs to go along with 62 assists... Finished sixth on the team with 24 RBI and fourth among the freshmen with a .360 OBP... struck out 45 times to go along with 31 walks... recorded five multi-hit games, including a 4-for-5 performance against Presbyterian College (March 16).
High School: Played four seasons of varsity baseball for head coach John Cross at Brien McMahon...was the 2011 and 2012 FCIAC Player of the Year and received Class LL First Team All-State honors in 2011 and 2012...was the 2012 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year as well as the 2012 Norwalk Sportsman of the Year...2011 and 2012 New Haven Register All-State, All-Area and 2012 MVP.
Personal: Bryan Thomas Daniello. Born: Jan. 21, 1994. Parents: Tony and Cheryl Daniello. Siblings: Anthony and Heather...Majoring in communication with a minor in entrepreneurship.