UConn plays No. 25 Houston at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27
Despite a ninth inning rally, Huskies drop final game of series to Aggies
Freshman LHP Tim Cate fired a career-best 6.2 innings in the loss at Schott Stadium
UCONN vs Houston AAC Tournament semifinal (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Memphis AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Houston AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN Day 3 Practice in Clearwater (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
2017 Season: Played in 48 games, started 38 during senior campaign…Spent majority of time in center field for the Huskies…Benefited the UConn defense with his range in the outfield…Hit .219 on the year, collected 28 hits, five doubles and 13 RBIs…Scored 18 runs…Led the team and tied for first in the conference with 11 sacrifice bunts…Stole three bases in five attempts…Notched five multi-hit performances…Delivered a bases-clearing double to lift the Huskies against UC Davis (3/11)…Gave the Huskies the lead on an RBI double in the eighth inning against ECU (3/31)…Collected two hits against ECU (4/1).
2016 Season: Appeared in 30 games for the Huskies, making five starts…Broke hamate bone (wrist) during the season... Used primarily as a pinch-runner…Scored 11 runs and collected seven hits in 29 at-bats…Stole a pair of bases…Handled all 11 chances in the outfield without an error.
Before UConn: Opened his collegiate career at Grossmont Junior College under coaches Randy Abshier, Jeremy Waller and Sam Pepper...Held a JUCO batting average of .343 as an outfielder.
High School: Lettered three years at Centennial High School under head coach Charlie Cerrone...Named to the All-Conference, All-Region and First Team All-Star game during his career...Hit .432 during his senior campaign.
Personal: Keith Michael Krueger... Son of John and Silvia Krueger... Has one brother, Kyle...A resource economics major.