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CJ Dandeneau
CJ  Dandeneau

RS Junior

North Smithfield, R.I.

High School:
La Salle Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 206




Baseball Opens Gainesville Regional with 7-6 Win Over Georgia Tech

The Huskies scored seven runs in the second inning and held off the Jackets behind six-innings of work from freshman LHP Tim Cate


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


UCONN vs ECU Game 2

UCONN vs ECU Game 2 (photo by Stephen Slade)


UCONN vs Houston AAC Tournament

UCONN vs Houston AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs Georgia Tech NCAA 6/3/16

UConn vs Georgia Tech NCAA (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs CCSU

UConn vs CCSU (photo by Stephen Slade)

2018 Season: Appeared in 19 games out of the bullpen during junior season…Went 2-1 with a 4.97 ERA and recorded one save…Logged 25.1 innings with 24 strikeouts…Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings on Opening Day at Kennesaw State (Feb. 16)…Picked up a win at Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 24) with 1.2 scoreless frames…Earned first career save at No. 30 Coastal Carolina (March 13) with 1.1 shutout performance…Tossed two scoreless innings at Cincinnati (April 21) with three strikeouts…Pitched two shutout innings vs. No. 9 ECU (May 18)…Logged one scoreless inning vs. LIU Brooklyn in the NCAA Conway Regional…Secured a win at No. 15 Coastal Carolina in NCAA Conway Regional with 1.1 shutout inning stint.

2017 Summer
: Spent second summer with the Plymouth Pilgrims in the NECBL…Saw action in 12 games and made four starts…Went 1-1 in 24.2 innings, struck out 28 and recorded one save…Longest outing spanned four innings vs. Danbury and set a season-high with six strikeouts (6/21)….Notched save vs. Winnippesaukee in a scoreless inning of work (7/15).

2017 Season
: Appeared in 15 games out of the Husky bullpen…Logged a 2.93 ERA in 15.1 innings…Went 2-0 with 20 strikeouts and held batters to a .250 average against…Started the year with five-straight outings without an earned run spanning 5.1 innings (2/18-3/10)…Set a career-high with five strikeouts vs. UMass-Lowell (2/18)…Grabbed his first career win with a scoreless inning at UC Davis (3/10)…Pitched a career-high 3.0 innings in a victory vs. Memphis (4/8).

2016 Summer: Pitched for the Plymouth Pilgrims in the NECBL...Appeared in 13 games, starting in three...Recorded 39 strikeouts in 35.2 innings...One of three UConn pitchers to rank inside the top-10 with a 2.27 ERA (Domnarski & Nepiarsky)...Ranked eighth in ERA and 12th in strikeouts.

2016 Season: Appeared out of the bullpen 22 times for the Huskies, holding a 4.56 ERA in 23.2 IP… Struck out 25 batters and held opponents to a .244 batting average against…Did not allow a run in eight-straight appearances, spanning 10.0 innings, from Feb. 27 – April 6…Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in NCAA Regional action against Georgia Tech on June 5.

2015 Summer: Earned an All-Star nod as a member of the Brockton Rox in the Futures League. The right-hander appeared in 11 games, including nine starts, compiled a 2-1 record with a stellar 1.92 ERA. Struck out 44 batters in 42 innings pitched. Notched a victory on June 18, firing five innings of shutout ball with three strikeouts against the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs.

2015 Season: Redshirt season.

High School: Played three years of varsity baseball at La Salle Academy...Two-time Providence Journal All-State...Two-time First Team All-Division...Team captain...As a senior, posted a 7-2 record with a 1.33 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 51 innings...overall for his La Salle career, went 12-3 with a 1.11 ERA and 143 strikeouts in 94.1 innings...2014 Perfect Game All-Region honorable mention...2013 Perfect Game Underclass All-America honorable mention...Also played basketball as a freshman and sophomore, captaining a freshman state champion team...Rhode Island Honor Society member.

Personal: Christopher John Dandeneau...Born in May of 1996...Son of Christopher and Lisa...has a younger brother, Sean...Applied Resource Economics major.