Troy Stefanski delivered a bases-clearing double in the eight to propel the Huskies past USC
The Huskies move to 8-6 on the season after a 2-2 weekend in Northridge, Calif.
The Huskies' 19 runs were the most the program has scored since the 2010 campaign
The Huskies rallied to tie the game in the ninth but could not force extra innings
The Huskies hit three home runs in the victory
UCONN Day 3 Practice in Clearwater (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs ECU Game 1 Dunkin Donuts Park, Hartford (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs USF Game 1 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs USF Game 2 (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Cincinnati game 3 (photo by Stephen Slade)
2017 Summer: Played for the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League…Hit .293 with 49 hits, 13 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 27 RBIs in 49 games...Represented the Sharks on the Futures League East Division All-Star team…Scored 32 runs and stole nine bags…Had 15 multi-hit performances and six multi-RBI contests.
2017 Season: Played in 50 games and started 31 in the UConn outfield…Hit .222 with 26 hits, six doubles, one triple, drove in six and stole three bases…Was second on the team with six sacrifice bunts…Recorded five multi-hit games…Came off the bench and delivered an RBI double in the ninth inning against St. Joseph’s (3/5)…Contributed a ninth inning RBI double against Seton Hall (3/25)…Had a season-high seven game hit streak from 3/5 to 4/1…Recorded first multi-hit effort at No. 16 ECU (3/31) with two hits…Registered a 2-for-2 performance with a run scored at Tulane (4/13)…Scored a pair of runs and nabbed two hits in a win against No. 23 USF (5/12)…Two-hit night at Dunkin’ Donuts Park against ECU (5/18).
2016 Season: Played in 23 games with 18 starts before suffering a season-ending injury on April 10…Hit .258 with a home run and eight RBIs in 66 at-bats…Swiped five bases…Collected his first career home run and scored a pair of runs against Alcorn St. on Feb. 28…Collected three hits and scored a pair in a win over William & Mary on March 11…Followed on March 12 with a walk-off single against William & Mary...Drove in a season-best three runs in a win at USC on March 15.
2015 Season: Saw action in nine contests, including one start...Hit .333 with a .556 slugging percentage in nine at bats...Cracked a double for his first collegiate hit at CCSU (March 25)...Hit a two-run double and scored a run against UMass Lowell (April 22).
High School: Played four years of varsity baseball at Wheeler High School...Four-time All-Eastern Connecticut Conference...Was a team captain for two years...Three-time Team MVP...Also excelled at cross country and basketball, earning an All-Conference nod in cross country and two Team MVP awards in basketball.
Personal: Troy Joseph Stefanski...born June 27, 1996...son of Richard and Linda Stefanski...has an older brother, Trevor...History major at UConn.