Huskies advance to winner's bracket to face Houston on Thursday, May 25 at 3 p.m.
The Huskies rallied to tie the game in the ninth but could not force extra innings
UConn vs Cincinnati AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs USF Game 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati game 3 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs USF American Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
2017 Summer: Pitched extremely well in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Bourne Braves…Went 3-1 with a 1.27 ERA in 17 appearances...Threw 28.1 innings and registered 30 strikeouts…Picked up the win in Game 2 of the Cape Cod League Championship series vs. Brewster (8/12) with two hitless innings and three strikeouts…Did not allow an earned run in his last nine appearances of the summer…Grabbed a victory on the mound behind a season-high 3.1 innings pitched vs. Cotuit (6/20) that included just two hits allowed and four punch outs.
2017 Season: The left-hander emerged as a go-to option for the Huskies at the end of 2017…Appeared in 19 games and started five…Registered a 3.28 ERA in 35.2 innings and struck out 29…Went 2-0 and recorded a save…In final 10 appearances, pitched 22.1 innings allowed just six runs and struck out 19…First five appearances came out of the bullpen for the Huskies and did not allow a run in four of those outings…Made first career start at UC Davis (3/10)…Had a career day vs. UMass (4/18) with career-highs in innings (5.0) and strikeouts (5) while picking up first career win…Got out of a bases-loaded, no-one out jam in the seventh to preserve Huskies victory vs. Cincinnati (4/30), earned first career save in three-inning outing…Came out of the pen and settled things down vs. Sacred Heart (5/9) with 2.1 scoreless frames to secure a UConn win…Coaxed an inning-ending double play with bases loaded vs. No. 23 USF (5/12) to keep game tied, eventually earned second win of the season in extras.
2016 Summer: Pitched with the New Bedford Bay Sox in the NECBL...Appeared in six games, with three starts over the summer...Totaled 18.2 innings with 14 strikeouts...Fired a season-high six innings against Ocean State on July 16, giving up just one earned run on two hits.
2016 Season: Came out of the Huskies’ bullpen on 14 occasions…Tossed 8.2 innings, holding a 4.15 ERA to go along with seven strikeouts…Tossed a career-best 1.2 innings of scoreless relief at UMass on April 19…Struck out a pair in a scoreless inning of relief against Northeastern on May 11.
2016 Summer: Played in the NECBL for the New Bedford Bay Sox....Appeared in 5 games, making 3 starts....Logged 18.3 innings, struck out 14 and registered a 4.82 ERA
High School: Played four seasons of varsity baseball at Tabor Academy under head coach Ken Ackerman...Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons...Named MVP of the Central New England Prep School Baseball League as a senior...A two-time All-League team member....Went 11-4 with a 1.11 ERA on the hill as a junior.
Personal: Peter Arthur Poulin Jr...Son of Peter and Lisa Poulin.. Has one brother, Michael...Management information systems major.