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    Tom Verdi
    12 Tom Verdi
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Warwick, R.I.

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 182

    Position:
    INF

    B/T:
    R/R

    08/06/2014

    UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

    08/06/2014

    UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

    06/07/2014

    Tom Verdi Selected By Seattle Mariners In 2014 MLB Draft

    UConn's senior shortstop was a 33rd round pick

    05/24/2014

    UConn Drops Season Finale To Temple, 9-4

    The Huskies round out conference tournament play at 1-2 and finish the season with a 27-31 record.

    05/22/2014

    Testani And Kay Lead UConn Past Houston, 7-2, Even Record In Pool Play

    Jon Testani had three hits and a home run and Anthony Kay recorded an 11-out save

    05/25/2014

    UConn vs Temple AAC Tournament

    UConn vs Temple AAC Baseball Tournament

    05/22/2014

    UConn vs Houston AAC Tournament

    UConn vs Houston AAC Baseball Tournament

    05/21/2014

    UConn vs UCF AAC Tournament

    UConn vs UCF AAC Tournament Clearwater Florida

    05/20/2014

    Baseball Day 2 in Clearwater

    Baseball Day 2 in Clearwater for AAC Tournament

    05/19/2014

    Baseball Day 1 in Clearwater

    Baseball Day 1 in Clearwater for AAC Tournament

    2014 Season: Was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 33rd round of the 2014 MLB Draft following the season...started the final 28 games of the year after appearing in only three of the first 30 as a pinch-runner due to injury...batted .263 with a .373 on-base percentage...scored 24 runs and was 12-for-13 on stolen base attempts...added 11 hit-by-pitches, becoming UConn's all-time leader with 55 in his career...drove in nine runs and cracked three doubles...scored the winning run in the 10th inning as a pinch runner vs. Wichita State (Feb. 21)...had a leadoff single and scored a run in his first game back vs. Brown (April 9)...picked up two hits and two runs at Cincinnati (April 13)...hit safely in 11 straight games from April 29-May 15...went 2-for-3 and scored three times at Memphis (May 2)...recorded two hits in both ends of a doubleheader with UCF (May 15), driving in three and adding a walk-off single in game two...recorded two hits and a run vs. No. 12 Houston at The American Championship (May 22)...capped his career by going 2-for-5 with a run and two stolen bases vs. Temple at the Championship (May 24)...named to the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.


    2013 Season: Selected as a member of the All- BIG EAST Tournament Team... Batted .261 in 60 starts but held an impressive .395 OBP because of 25 walks and 28 HBP... Clubbed two home runs and drove in 21 RBI... Was one of three Connecticut players to reach the 20+ steal plateau, swiping 21 bags in 30 attempts... Hit safely in all four BIG EAST Championship games, finishing the tournament 6-19... Connected for three hits and two RBI against Notre Dame (May 26) in the BIG EAST Championship final... Matched a career-high with four RBI against Presbyterian College on (March 16)... Recorded 14 multi-hit games, including five games of at least three hits.

    2012 SEASON: Appeared in and started 57 games...named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (March 5)...posted a .289 batting average in 218 at-bats...recorded 63 hits, 38 runs scored, and 35 runs batted in...hit a grand slam and went 2-for-5 at College of Charleston (Feb. 25)...blasted a three-run homer against Mississippi State (March 2)...had a nine-game hit streak from March 16-30...had a season-high four hits in five at-bats with a home run and four runs scored at Fairfield (April 17)...went 2-for-3 with one run, one RBI and one steal in a win over Louisville (May 25) at the BIG EAST Championship...named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. 2012 SUMMER: Played in 41 games for the Madison Mallards (NWL)...scored 15 runs and knocked in 12.

    2011 SEASON: Played in 35 games and started 25...recorded a .230 batting average with 23 hits in 100 at-bats...also earned seven runs batted in...had a fielding percentage of .947...went 2-for-2 with a home run and a double at Central Connecticut (April 27)...had a season-high three hits in four at-bats vs. Louisville (May 13). 2011 SUMMER: Batted .231 in 15 games for the Old Orchard Beach Ragind Tide (NECBL)...scored nine runs and swiped five bags.

    High School: Attended Bishop Hendricken in Warwick, R.I....earned All-State honors in both baseball and football...led his team to three State Championships and was named MVP of the championship once... earned Academic All-League honors in both football and baseball...was a member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal: A communication sciences major... born April 2, 1992.

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