UConn has boasted at least one player in MLB for 23 of the last 24 seasons
2011 SEASON: Drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 18th round as the 553rd overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft... named the Clemson Regional Most Valuable Player as well as a unanimous selection to the All-Tournament Team... earned a spot as a NEIBA First Team All-Star and chosen to the All-BIG EAST Second Team... became the fourth player in UConn history to win 10 or more games in a season with a 10-3 record... ranks second on the career list with 25 career wins... holds the program record for innings pitched at 311.1 and ranks fourth with 215 career strikeouts... started 17 games and pitched in 95.2 innings... posted a 2.63 earned run average, while striking out 57 batters... pitched six innings of shutout baseball and struck out a season-high seven to earn first win of the season against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (2/27)... won six consecutive starts between 4/15 and 5/20... struck out four and gave up a pair of runs over 8.0 innings at Rutgers (4/30)... earned NCAA Tournament wins over Sacred Heart (6/4) and Clemson (6/6) on short rest, allowing one run on six hits in 8.2 innings, while striking out five.
2010 SEASON: Led the team with 97.1 innings in 15 appearances...recorded a record of 8-5... registered an ERA of 4.44, allowing 48 earned runs... struck out 72 batters while walking 36...allowed 99 hits and 11 home runs... struck out eight, walked none and pitched a complete game shutout vs. Villanova (4/10)... recorded a season-high eight strikeouts in three consecutive games, vs. Villanova (4/10), at Georgetown (4/17) and vs. Rutgers (4/24). 2010 SUMMER: Played for the Haymarket Senators of the Valley Baseball League... earned a spot on the North All-Star Team... had a team-best 1.64 ERA and a 5-1 record in nine appearances and six starts... recorded one complete game and two saves... struck out 68 batters in 49.1 innings.
2009 SEASON: Had a 6.06 ERA and a 3-4 record on the hill... made 10 starts in 12 appearances... threw 49.0 innings of work, while allowing 61 hits, 41 runs and 33 earned runs... walked 18 and struck out 41...threw a seven-inning game at Seton Hall (April 5) earning the 10-3 victory... struck out a season-high seven at Seton Hall (April 5)... earned wins against Northwestern, Seton Hall and Central Connecticut. 2009 SUMMER: Played for the Lowell All-Americans of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL)... struck out 29 in 36.2 innings of work.
2008 SEASON: Redshirted season.
2007 SEASON: Started 11 games and made 12 total appearances on the year... hurled 69.1 innings and had 45 strikeouts... posted a 4-3 record and a 3.50 ERA... struck out a season-high seven batters in a complete game three-hit shutout against South Florida (May 25).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three varsity letters as a pitcher at Daniel Hand High School ... went 6-5 with a 2.93 earned run average and 54 strikeouts as a junior ... struck out 11 batters on just two days rest in five innings of work in the state tournament ... posted a 7-1 overall record and a 1.74 earned run average with 80 punch outs as a senior.
PERSONAL: Has a double major in English and political science... born August 25, 1988.