The Huskies move to 8-6 on the season after a 2-2 weekend in Northridge, Calif.
UConn vs Quinnipiac (photo by Stephen Slade)
Summer 2017: Pitched for the Bourne Braves in the Cape Cod Baseball League…Appeared in six games and made two starts for the Braves…Went 0-1 with a 14.89 ERA in 9.2 innings and recorded eight strikeouts
2017 Season: Appeared in in 17 games and started eight for the Huskies…3-2 record in 42.2 innings with a 4.01 ERA and 41 punch-outs…First nine appearances came out of the Husky bullpen…Pitched a perfect inning against UMass Lowell (2/18) with a pair of strikeouts….Finished the season as a mid-week starter for the Huskies…Earned the victory at Fairfield (3/29) in five inning effort and fanned five…Registered a career-high seven strikeouts in six innings vs. Quinnipiac (4/17)…Only allowed one run in 5.2 innings in victory vs. Sacred Heart (5/9).
2016 Summer: Pitched for the Bourne Braves in the prestigious Cape Cod League...Went 4-2 with a 2.41 ERA, appearing in 13 games for the Braves...Fired 22.1 innings and struck out 27...Earned a victory against Orleans by pitching a season-high four scoreless innings, allowed just three hits and struck out four in the contest...Worked multiple innings on six occasions.
2016 Season: Appeared in 12 games with six starts for the Huskies as a freshman…Held a 3.93 ERA in 34.1 innings of work, striking out 27 batters…Tossed a career-long 7.0 inning of one-run ball against Fairfield on April 12…Did not allow a run in 5.1 innings of work against CSUN on March 13, striking out a career-best six hitters.
High School: Earned four letters at Bunnell High School under head coach Scott Szturma...A three-time All-State selection... Named the 2014 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year... Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 28th round of the 2015 MLB Draft.
Personal: Son of Ron and Nancy Rossomando...Has one brother, Casey, and one sister, Chelsea...An exploratory major.