2014 Season: Made a team-high 27 appearances, fourth-most in UConn history...finished with a 5.06 ERA in 26.2 innings with a 20:11 strikeout to walk ratio...led the Huskies with five saves...didn't allow an earned run in his first 12 appearances...picked up his first save with 1.1 clean frames at Villanova (March 16)...went 2.1 innings and didn't allow a hit to secure a save at USF (March 23)...struck out two in a scoreless inning for a save vs. Brown (April 9)...didn't allow an earned run and struck out five in a season-high 4.2 innings vs. Temple (April 18)...picked up saves in back-to-back outings at UMass (April 22) and at Quinnipiac (April 23)...finished the year with scoreless appearances vs. UCF (May 16) and vs. Temple in The American Championship (May 24).
2013 Season: Selected as a member of the 2013 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team.... Made a BIG EAST-leading 34 appearances for the Huskies, a single-season program record... Allowed just nine earned runs in 34.1 innings of relief... Recorded 28 strikeouts and issued just 23 walks... Held batters to a .213 batting average, which was third on the Husky squad... Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings of work against Indiana (Feb. 16), surrendering just one hit and one walk, while striking out three... Held opponents scoreless in 29 of 34 appearances... Allowed just six extra base hits all year... Pitched 5.1 innings throughout the BIG EAST Championship, allowing just one base runner and punching out four opponents... Pitched 2.1 innings of scoreless relief in the NCAA Blacksburg Regional.
2012 SEASON: Appeared in 10 games...recorded 11 strikeouts in 19 innings pitched...posted a record of 1-0 and an ERA of 1.89...struck out two in one inning at Massachusetts (April 2)...pitched 3.1 scoreless innings and recorded the win at Fairfield (April 17)...named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2012 SUMMER: Pitched in relief 13 times for the Keene Swamp Bats (NECBL)...held a 3.91 ERA in 20.2 innings pitched...struck out 26 batters.
2011 SEASON: Red-shirted. 2011 SUMMER: Pitched in 15 games and made one start for the NECBL Champion Keene Swamp Bats...produced a 2-1 record with a 4.84 ERA in 22.1 innings pitched...totaled 19 strikeouts.
High School: Attended Bacon Academy in Colchester, Conn....earned All-State honors...was a two-time All-Area selection by the Norwich Bulletin as well as the New London Day... was a two-time All-ECC selection... also lettered in basketball and earned All-State Academic honors... was a member of the National Honor Society and earned high honors.
Personal: An exploratory major... born Sept. 15, 1991... his father John played at Davidson and Holy Cross... his uncle John Shea was a two-sport star at UConn in baseball and basketball before reaching AAA as a pitcher in 1990.