Feole becomes the second-consecutive freshman to win Rookie Pitcher of the Year
2017 Summer: Pitched in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Wareham Gatemen…Appeared in eight games and started six…Recorded a 4.96 ERA in 23.2 innings with 24 strikeouts…Pitched 3.0 shutouts innings at Orleans (6/20)…Best performance of the summer came at Brewster (7/19), a 5.0 inning outing that featured six strikeouts and just one hit allowed that earned the lefty the win.
2017 Season: Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American…American Athletic Conference Rookie Pitcher of the Year…First Team All-Conference…ECAC Rookie Pitcher of the Year…All-New England Rookie Pitcher of the Year and Second Team All-Northeast…Started 14 games and appeared once out of the bullpen for the Huskies during freshman campaign…The left-hander went 7-4 with a 3.38 ERA….He logged 82.2 innings and struck out 75…Won his first career start on opening weekend against UMass Lowell (2/18) with a six-inning, three-hit, one-run performance that included seven punch outs…Lone appearance out of the pen came at Texas (2/26) lasted 3.1 innings with one earned run allowed and six strikeouts…Notched a win against St. Joseph’s (3/5) on the strength of 5.2 shutout innings…Gave up just one hit and tied career-high with eight strikeouts in five-shutout innings at Seton Hall (3/26)…Earned victory at No. 16 ECU (4/2) behind seven-inning performance that featured five hits allowed and just one unearned run…Pitched career-high eight shutout innings vs. Memphis (4/9) to notch fifth win of the season…Seventh win of the season came vs. No. 23 USF with a strong seven-inning performance including eight strikeouts.2016 Summer: Pitched for the Worcester Bravehearts in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League...Made five starts in the regular season, went 1-2 with a 1.66 ERA in 27 innings pitched, struck out 30...Worked a minimum of 5.0 innings in each of his starts...Fired a season-best 6.0 innings on Aug. 6 against the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, picking up six strikeouts in the victory.
High School: Lettered four years at The Prout School under head coach Mike LaBarbera...Named 2016 Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year and 2016 Providence Journal All-State Player of the Year...Recognized as a 2016 first team High School Lousiville Slugger All-American team and the 2015 second team High School Lousiville Slugger All-American team... Named to the USA Today First Team All-USA in 2015 and 2016...Selected to the 2015 and 2016 Providence Journal All-State teams...Named Division 2 Player of the Year in 2015 and awarded the Division 2 RIIL Cy Young winner four straight years (2013-2016)...Captained his team his junior and senior years...Helped his team earn a second place finish in the Rhode Island Division 2 State Championship.
Personal: Mason Anthony Feole...Son of Anthony and Linda Feole...A Political Science and Human Rights major.