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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 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)

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.