2014 season: Made 14 starts, with all but one coming on the weekend...finished with a 4-4 record and a 3.40 ERA in 76.2 innings...recorded 42 strikeouts against only 26 walks...struck out five in five innings of one-run ball vs. Wichita State (Feb. 21)...went 6.2 shutout innings at Florida (March 7)...followed with 6.1 scoreless vs. St. Peter's (March 14)...grabbed his third win of the year with seven innings at Cincinnati (April 12), allowing a run on five hits...picked up the win vs. UCF (May 15) with six innings of three-run ball, striking out five.
2013 Season: Pitched in 22 games, making seven starts and earning six wins... Held an impressive 2.57 earned run average in 66.2 innings of work... Registered 40 strikeouts to go along with only 21 walks...Tied for the team lead with five saves... Earned the win in the BIG EAST Championship semifinal over Rutgers (May 25) with a 7.0 inning performance, allowing no earned runs on six hits and striking out a season-high six batters... Pitched nine innings against Oklahoma in the NCAA Blacksburg Regional (June 1), giving up three runs on eight hits, tossing 117 pitches... held opponents scoreless in 14 of 22 games.
2012 SEASON: Appeared in eight games, started five... posted a record of 3-1 and an ERA of 4.25... struck out 22 in 36 innings pitched... received the win, pitching five innings and giving up one earned run vs. Lipscomb (March 2)... pitched seven innings and gave up zero earned runs in a winning-effort at Pittsburgh (April 6).
BEFORE UCONN: Attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill during 2010-11 academic year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-time letterwinner under head coach Bill Arata at Pequannock Township High School...joined the school's 100-Hit Club, while serving as a captain in his senior season...First Team All-State, All-County and All-Conference...helped team to 2009 state championship...Earned four varsity letters in basketball...team's all-time leading scorer, second in school history behind sister Samantha.
PERSONAL: Jordan Robert Tabakman. Born: April 17, 1992. Parents: Amy and Brian Tabakman. Siblings: Samantha and Taylor.