Joe DeRoche-Duffin and Vinny Siena combined for 10 RBIs in the win
Nico Darras, converted from hitter to a submarine-style pitcher, is part of UConn's 2015 bullpen
The Huskies have all stars in the Cape League, The NECBL and the Futures League
The Huskies' relief pitchers have combined to post a 2.12 ERA this year
Three Huskies homered in the win.
UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Temple AAC Baseball Tournament
Baseball Day 2 in Clearwater for AAC Tournament
UConn vs Louisville Doubleheader
2015 Season: Made 11 appearances, totaling 9.0 innings…held a 3.00 ERA and struck out six…tossed a perfect inning vs. Siena (Feb. 23)…struck out two in an inning vs. Boston College (March 31)…rang up a pair in a clean frame against Northeastern (April 7)…fired a scoreless inning at No. 12 UCF (April 12)…retired the lone batter he faced at Rhode Island (May 12).
2014 season: Made 21 appearances out of the bullpen, holding a 3.04 ERA in 26.2 innings pitched...struck out 21 against 17 walks...didn't allow a run in 16-of-21 outings...notched a 0.66 ERA over his first 11 outings...struck out three in 1.1 scoreless innings at Lipscomb (March 1)...fanned three in two no-hit innings vs. Central Connecticut (March 19)...struck out two in a perfect inning vs. Yale (April 2)...worked a pair of scoreless innings in two games at Memphis (May 3-4)...went a season-high 3.2 innings against UCF (May 16). 2014 Summer: Made three appearances for the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League before finishing his summer in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League with the Martha's Vineyard Sharks...helped Martha's Vineyard reach the FCBL Championship...made 14 overall appearances for the Sharks with four starts, compiling a 2-2 record and a 3.41 ERA in 37.0 innings pitched...fanned 39 against 13 walks for the Sharks...opposing hitters mustered only a .528 OPS against Slade in the regular season...got the start in the FCBL title game and didn't allow an earned run in six innings, surrendering four hits and striking out six.
2013 Season: Appeared in 12 games for the Huskies, including one start... Registered a 3.80 earned run average in 21.1 innings of work... Struck out six batters and allowed six walks... held opponents without a run in seven of 12 appearances... started against Holy Cross (May 1), going a season-high 4.0 innings, allowing no runs on one hit... Tallied a season-high two strikeouts against Rhode Island (May 14) in 1.2 innings of work.
2012: Redshirted. 2012 SUMMER: Pitched in eight games out of the bullpen for the Mystic Schooners (NECBL)...struck out nine batters in 11 innings of work.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years of varsity baseball for head coach Bill Mrowka at Cheshire High School...served as team captain as a senior and led team to Southern Connecticut Conference title...earned All-Area recognition from 2009-11...named team MVP in junior season...earned four varsity letters on the football team...named team MVP and was an All-State selection as a senior...helped team to Class LL State Championship.
PERSONAL: Max Wilson Slade. Born: July 8, 1992. Parents: Heidi and Kevin Slade. Siblings: Connor and Kirsten.. Majoring in sociology.