Huskies honor members of the 2013 squad before an exhibtion with program alumni
2009 SEASON: Batted .301 in 38 games played and started... missed all but two games in the month of April due to an injury... had 44 hits in 146 at-bats... recorded five doubles, two triples and eight home runs... had 40 RBI with a .527 slugging percentage... was 10-for-13 stealing... had 47 putouts and 98 assists... scored three runs in three games... recorded four hits twice... had a season-high five RBI against South Florida (May 23) in BIG EAST postseason play, while hitting two home runs in that game... walked three times against West Virginia (March 21)... went 4-for-4 against Northwestern (Feb. 22) and North Florida (Feb. 28)... went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and five RBI against South Florida (May 23)... earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on March 2.
2008 SEASON: Named a 2008 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball... earned a spot on the University Division roster for the 2008 NEIBA New England College Baseball All-Star Game... started 54 of the 55 games played by UConn... had a UConn record-breaking season as he picked up 61 RBIs, a new single-season program record, beating out Brian Packin with 60 in 1999... recorded 13 homeruns, tying for seventh place in the UConn record books... led the Huskies with 127 total bases... added a .318 average at the plate, a team-best .577 slugging percentage and 18 stolen bases in 20 attempts... had 151 assists on defense and 85 put-outs... recorded a season-best four hits, including two doubles, at UNC-Greensboro (March 1)... picked up a season-high five RBIs with one homerun, two hits and two runs scored against Quinnipiac (May 12)... had a season-best two homeruns at Louisville (March 20).
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letter winner at Branford High School... a three-time All-League selection... a three-time All-State (Connecticut) selection... a two-time All-Area pick... led his team to the Class L State Championship in 2006... holds the school hits record with 115... holds a career batting average of .475... led his team to the Legion Baseball State and Regional Championship titles in 2005 and 2007... was selected as the Legion State Tournament most valuable player as well as the Legion Regional most valuable player... earned a spot on the World Series All-Tournament team in 2007... was also a three year letter winner in basketball... was a CAPT (Connecticut Academic Performance Test) scholar... earned honors all four years of high school.
PERSONAL: A sociology major...born August 27, 1988.... older brother, Brad, was a member of the UConn baseball team in 2007 and 2008.