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    Carson Cross
    43 Carson Cross
    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Brentwood, N.H.

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 205

    Position:
    RHP

    B/T:
    R/R

    02/12/2014

    UConn Baseball Ready To Open 118th Season

    The Huskies are coming off their third NCAA Tournament appearance in four seasons

    02/03/2014

    Carson Cross To Miss 2014 Season

    The UConn pitcher will have season-ending shoulder surgery

    12/23/2013

    Carson Cross Named Preseason Conference Co-Pitcher Of The Year

    The Huskies were projected to finish in second place in the league in the preseason coaches poll

    11/06/2013

    Cross, Marzi and Verdi Named 2014 UConn Baseball Captains

    Head Coach Jim Penders announced the captains after a team vote

    09/23/2013

    UConn Hands Out 2013 Awards, Holds Baseball Alumni Game

    Huskies honor members of the 2013 squad before an exhibtion with program alumni

    06/01/2013

    UConn vs Oklahoma NCAA Baseball

    UConn vs Oklahoma NCAA Baseball

    06/01/2013

    UConn vs Virginia Tech NCAA Baseball

    UConn vs Virginia Tech NCAA Baseball

    05/22/2013

    UConn vs Louisville Big East Baseball

    UConn vs Louisville Big East Baseball

    05/20/2013

    BIG EAST Baseball Monday Practice

    Big East Tournament Day 1 Practice

    05/11/2013

    UConn vs Louisville

    UConn vs Louisville Doubleheader

    2014 Season: Named Preseason American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year...missed the entire season due to shoulder surgery.

    2013 Season: Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 24th round with the 719th pick... Selected as a member of the All-BIG EAST Second Team... Started in 16 games for the Huskies, earning a team-high nine wins in 110.2 innings of work... Finished second in the BIG EAST with 86 strikeouts, including 32 looking... One of four BIG EAST pitchers to make at least 16 starts... Finished third in the conference with 110.2 innings pitched... Held opponents to just a .246 batting average... Registered one complete game, which was tied for the team lead... Went at least 6.0 innings in 15 of 16 starts this season... Finished with a 2.44 ERA to lead all Connecticut starting pitchers... Threw nine innings against Louisville (May 22) in the BIG EAST Championship, allowing eight hits and two runs en route to a 3-2 extra innings victory... Started in the first game of the 2013 Blacksburg Regional against Virginia Tech (May 31), tossing 6.1 innings, surrendering one run on six hits and striking out three.

    2012 Season: Made 18 appearances, starting two...Earned a record of 3-1...registered the second lowest ERA on the team with 1.21...had 28 strikeouts and walked five in 37.1 innings pitched...recorded his first career win against Lipscomb, pitching 1.1 innings (March 4)...pitched two innings, recording the save in an 8-7 victory at Northeastern (May 8)...struck out five in a 5.1 inningsof shutout ball to earn the win against Notre Dame (May 19)...tossed 5.2 shutout innings in a no-decision against USF (May 26) at the BIG EAST Championship. 2012 SUMMER: Pitched in 10 games for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks (CCBL)...struck out 20 batters in 13.1 innings.

    2011 Season: Red-shirted.

    High School: Attended Exeter High School in Exeter, N.H.... earned All-State honors during his senior year... also lettered in football...was a two-time Scholar Athlete award winner in baseball and football.

    Personal: A geography major... born Jan. 24, 1992... his father Jeff played basketball at Maine and in the NBA with the Clippers... his mother Carol is a former member of the U.S. National Freestyle ski team.

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