Joe DeRoche-Duffin hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning
Jordan Tabakman had a career-high seven strikeouts on Senior Day
The Huskies launched a season-high four home runs in the win
Carson Cross became the fourth pitcher in program history with a 100-strikeout season
The Huskies hit three home runs in the victory
UConn vs ECU AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UCF AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
Huskies Tuesday Practice at Bright House Field (photos by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati (photo by Stephen Slade)
2015 Season: Played in 57 contests, including 55 starts…hit .205 with six doubles, six home runs and 31 RBIs…recorded a .335 on-base percentage thanks in part to 22 walks and 12 hit batsmen…finished third on the team with 10 multi-RBI efforts…had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 77 chances with one outfield assist…scored 29 runs and stole five bases…went 2-for-3 with a home run vs. Siena (Feb. 22)…had three hits and drove in a pair at No. 23 Kennesaw State (Feb. 27)…recorded a double and three RBIs at Furman (March 14)…hit a late go-ahead two-run home run vs. Michigan State (March 15)…went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs at Tulane (March 27)…hit a home run and drove in two vs. USF (April 4)…had a late insurance two-run single at UCF (April 10)…scored three times at Bryant (April 15)…went 3-for-5 with two runs and a double at East Carolina (May 1)…drove in a pair on his Senior Day vs. Cincinnati (May 10)…singled and scored as part of a five-run eighth inning at The American Championship vs. Tulane (May 22).
2014 Season: Played in 37 games, including 20 starts...batted .243 with a .352 on base percentage...scored 11 runs with a home run, two doubles and seven RBIs...drew seven walks, was hit by six pitches and stole two bases...ended the year on a seven-game hitting streak....picked up two RBIs vs. Rutgers (March 29)...secured a hit, an RBI and a run as a pinch-hitter at Cincinnati (April 13)...scored three runs vs. Rhode Island (May 13)...went 2-for-3 with a run vs. UCF (May 15)...had two more hits and a double vs. the Knights the next day...hit safely in each game of The American Championship, including a 3-for-4, two-run performance with a solo home run in the win over No. 12 Houston (May 22)...named to the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. 2014 Summer: Played in 38 games for the Martha's Vineyard Sharks in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League...batted .282 with six doubles, two home runs and 14 RBIs...also scored 18 runs and stole seven bases, drawing 17 walks...finished the regular season with a .418 on-base percentage...posted a .364/.500/.545 slash line in the playoffs, helping the Sharks reach the FCBL championship game.
2013 Season: Saw action in 55 games, starting 43... Batted .189 with 28 hits... Recorded 11 extra base hits and one home run to go along with 21 RBI... Walked 23 times and held a .342 OBP... Recorded a hit and an RBI against Notre Dame (May 26) in the BIG EAST Championship game... recorded five multi-hit games, including a 3-4 performance against Sam Houston State (March 9) with a pair of doubles and four RBIs... Held a .980 fielding percentage.
2012 SEASON: Appeared in 37 games and started 32...posted a .267 batting average and recorded 32 hits on 120 at bats...scored 17 runs and had 21 runs batted in...drove in two runs and went 2-for-4 with a double in his first start at third base in a win over Yale (March 21)...went three-for-four with a RBI and two runs scored against Hartford (March 27)...went two-for-four with three runs batted in and a home run against Seton Hall (April 1)...delivered a clutch two-run, pinch-hitdouble in a comeback win at Louisville (April 29)...named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2012 SUMMER: Batted .273 for the Southampton Breakers (ACBL)...hit nine home runs, scored 30 and drove in 36.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters at Masuk High school under head coach Ralph Franco...Named to the 2010 and 2011 All-State team as well as All-SWC 2009, 2010 and 2011 team...Conference MVP as a senior after leading the state with nine homeruns and 39 runs scored...Selected as the Connecticut Post All-Star Team MVP and New Haven Register All-Star Team.
PERSONAL: Jonathan Taylor Testani. Born: July 20, 1993. Parents: Kim and Rick Testani. Sibling: Ashley.. A finance major at UConn.