The Huskies scored seven runs in the second inning and held off the Jackets behind six-innings of work from freshman LHP Tim Cate
Connecticut scored six unanswered runs in the eighth and ninth innings to secure a win over Northeastern
The Huskies improved to 24-18 overall with a pair of victories on Saturday at FedExPark
Anthony Kay and Tim Cate combined for 21 strikeouts in 15.0 innings of work in a doubleheader on Saturday
Joe DeRoche-Duffin hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning
UConn vs Georgia Tech NCAA (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConnn vs Memphis American Tournament 5/28/16 gm 2 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs UCF (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Houston 4/17/16 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Houston (photo by Stephen Slade)
2016 season: An American Athletic Conference Second Team member… Selected in the 27th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the San Francisco Giants… Made 25 appearances out of the Husky bullpen, racking up an American Athletic Conference-best 12 saves… Finished his career with 20 total saves, which ranks third in program history… Struck out 47 batters in 40.0 innings of work, holding a stellar 2.25 ERA… Pitched three scoreless innings against Houston in the American Athletic Conference championship game on May 29… Struck out a season-best five batters in 2.0 innings of work against South Florida on May 20… Did not allow a run in nine-straight appearances spanning from April 8 – May 6… Held opponents to a .224 batting average against.
2015 Season: NEIBA All-New England First Team...made 22 appearances and led all relievers with 36.1 innings pitched...struck out 52 batters against 22 walks...held opponents to a .181 batting average against...compiled a 2-4 record with a 2.72 ERA and six saves...led all UConn pitchers with 12.88 strikeouts per nine innings...did not allow a hit or a run over his first eight outings, a span of 11.0 innings...struck out two in a 1.1 inning save in his season debut at FIU (March 7)...fired 1.2 perfect innings with two strikeouts to grab the win vs. Michigan State (March 15)...struck out the only batter he faced to preserve a 1-0 win at Seton Hall (March 21)...fanned four in a perfect 1.1 innings the next day for another save against the Pirates...went 3.1 innings and struck out six to pick up a win at Tulane (March 29)...struck out four in a four-out save at No. 12 UCF (April 10)...went a career-best 6.0 innings in an extra inning game vs. Memphis, allowing one hit and no walks...went the final 2.0 innings against Cininnati (May 10), striking out five...made three appearances at The American Championship, not allowing a run in 4.1 innings...struck out three in 2.1 one-hit frames vs. UCF (May 21)...fanned a batter in a perfect inning vs. Tulane (May 22).
2014 season: Was a consistent presence out of the bullpen during his rookie campaign, holding a 2.86 ERA in 44.0 innings, making 25 appearances...was the lone Husky to average more than a strikeout per inning, fanning 49 against 23 walks...registered a pair of saves, both nine-out performances...held opponents to a .239 batting average against...had at least one strikeout in 21 of his outings...was particularly dominant over 14 appearances from March 14-April 27, holding a 1.07 ERA with 32 strikeouts against nine walks in 25.1 innings during the run...struck out four and didn't allow a hit in three scoreless innings at Lipscomb (Feb. 28)...fanned three in 1.2 innings at Villanova (March 16)...struck out six in three scoreless innings at Boston College (April 1)...allowed a run in a career-high 4.1 innings vs. Stony Brook (April 5)...registered his first career save with a dominant three-inning, one-hit, seven-strikeout performance at Northeastern (April 8)...struck out four in four perfect innings over two games vs. Temple (April 17-19)...threw two scoreless innings at Louisville (April 27)...fired two clean frames against UCF (May 15). 2014 Summer: Pitched in 17 overall games for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League...posted an overall ERA of 2.28 with 31 strikeouts against 13 walks in 27.2 innings...also notched three saves for Brewster...struck out five in 3.2 innings in a playoff game on Aug. 6
High School: Attended Peabody Veterans Memorial High in Massachusetts... four year NEC All-star... earned All-State honors... compiled a 0.28 ERA, 130 strikeouts and a 9-1 record junior year... recorded three no-hitters in a four game span... also captained the hockey team senior year.