Doug Ellliot '82, will receive the UConn Baseball Distinguished Alumni Award.
2011 SEASON: Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewersin the 35th round as the 1061st overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft... selected as a NEIBA Second Team All-Star and chosen as a member of the All-BIG EAST Second Team... started 65 games behind the dish as a red-shirt senior... batted .296 on a career-high 73 hits in 247 at-bats... smacked two home runs, while driving in 33 runs and scoring 29... finished his career as a .298 hitter 79 RBI and 73 runs scored... recorded 20 multi-hit games, including a 4-4, four RBI performance at San Diego (3/7)... went 4-5 with two RBI and a double at Villanova (4/15)... hit first home run of the season and went 2-4 with two runs scored and two knocked in at Cincinnati (5/21)... posted a home run and three RBI, while going 2-4 at the plate in an NCAA Regional elimination game, that UConn won,at Clemson (6/5).
2010 SEASON: Appeared in 31 games, starting 28... batted .298 in 114 at- bats... had 34 hits and seven walks... scored 18 runs and batted in 16... registered an on-base percentage of .339 and a slugging percentage of .421... went 5-for-6 with two runs scored at Boston College (5/10). 2010 SUMMER: Played in the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) for the Sanford Mainers... was a 2010 All-Star for the East Division... registered 30 hits in 116 at-bats and batted .259 with 16 RBI and five doubles.
2009 SEASON: Played in 27 games, while making 25 starts... in 94 at-bats, recorded 30 hits, including seven doubles... scored 13 runs and recorded 12 RBI... posted a .319 batting average and a .394 slugging percentage...registered 194 putouts and 20 assists...went 4-for-5 with two doubles against Seton Hall (April 5)... also recorded two doubles against South Florida (March 28) with a 2-for-3 performance... batted .393 with runners in scoring position. 2009 SUMMER: Had 13 hits and eight RBI for the Sanford Mainers in the NECBL.
2008 SEASON: Saw action in 28 games with 16 starts... in 76 at-bats he recorded 21 hits, including three doubles and three homeruns... batted .276 on the year... added 13 runs scored and 18 RBIs... went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs scored against Rhode Island (Apr. 9) and went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs at Holy Cross (March 25)... recorded 11 putouts at Seton Hall (Apr. 19)... finished the season with 101 putouts and 17 assists. 2008 SUMMER: Played in the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL) with the Geneva Red Wings...was a league All-Star... posted a .309 batting average with 43 hits, 10 doubles and 15 RBI.
2007 SEASON: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner at Rocky Hill High School ... hit .303 with 18 RBI as a sophomore ... posted a .397 batting average with 11 RBI as a junior and was selected team MVP ... was named All-Northwest Conference ... hit .338 with 21 RBI as a senior ... named team captain ... selected as team MVP and All-Northwest Conference for the second straight season ... named all-state by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association ... selected all-state by the Hartford Courant ... member of the All-New Britain Herald team ... named to the All-Northwest Conference Academic Team all four years ... also earned three varsity football letters as a quarterback and punter ... was team captain and offensive MVP as a senior ... set the Rocky Hill High School single season and is the career leader in passing yardage and completion percentage.
PERSONAL: Graduated in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in accounting and now is in graduate school working towards his master's in accounting... born August 31, 1988 ... son of former Husky baseball standout Doug Elliot (1979-82).