The third-seeded Huskies opened league tournament play with a win behind a complete-game from Anthony Kay
The Huskies topped URI, 14-4, on Tuesday at J.O. Christian Field
Connecticut scored six unanswered runs in the eighth and ninth innings to secure a win over Northeastern
Connecticut moves to 24-21 overall with two setbacks on Saturday at J.O. Christian Field
The Huskies improved to 24-18 overall with a pair of victories on Saturday at FedExPark
UConn vs Georgia Tech NCAA Regional 6/5/16 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Florida NCAA Regional (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Georgia Tech NCAA (photo by Stephen Slade)
Baseball Day 2 Practice in Gainesville (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Houston American Championship (photo by Stephen Slade)
2016 season: One of two Huskies to start in all 63 games…Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Second Team and was named to the league’s All-Tournament team… Finished his senior season with a .289 batting average, scoring 35 runs and driving in 38… Notched 18 multi-hit efforts and recorded nine games with at least two RBIs… Collected 13 hits in 21 at-bats during the Huskies’ conference championship run, including a 3-for-4 effort against Houston in the title game on May 29… Finished second on the team with 13 stolen bases.
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.