Joe DeRoche-Duffin hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning
Jordan Tabakman had a career-high seven strikeouts on Senior Day
Bobby Melley and Vinny Siena had two RBIs apiece
Jack Sundberg recorded five RBIs in the victory
Local product Jack Sundberg returns to anchor center field for the Huskies in 2015
UConn vs ECU AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Tulane AAC Tournament (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Memphis Baseball
UConn Baseball vs Temple 4/17/14
UConn vs Virginia Tech NCAA Baseball Game 2
2015 Season: Played in 26 games with 12 starts…hit .164 with nine runs scored and four RBIs…had an RBI and a run vs. Siena (Feb. 21)…went 1-for-4 with a double vs. USC Upstate (March 14)…drove in a run and scored another at Seton Hall (March 22)…had three hits and scored three runs at Bryant (April 15)…had a run, an RBI and a walk vs. East Carolina (April 18)…doubled in his lone at bat at Rhode Island (May 12)…went 2-for-4 and scored a crucial late run vs. Tulane at The American Championship (May 22).
2014 season: Made 34 starts before missing the end of the season with an injury...batted .270 and drove in 15...scored 12 runs and clocked four doubles...drew eight walks and added four steals...went 3-for-5 with a game-winning RBI vs. Wichita State (Feb. 21)...had two hits and two RBIs vs. George Mason (Feb. 22)...went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run vs. Sacred Heart (March 11)...hit safely in all three trips and scored twice at Lipscomb (March 15)...had three hits and an RBI at Hartford (March 25)...named to the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
2013 Season: Saw action in 57 games, starting in 56... Batted .275 with 60 hits... Blasted one home run and drove in 26 RBI... Recorded 8 steals in 11 attempts... Was 4-15 in the BIG EAST Championship, including a 2-5 performance against top-seeded Louisville... Recorded at least one hit in every NCAA Blacksburg Regional game... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for the week of Feb. 25... Made his first career start at DH against Sam Houston State (March 9).
2012 SEASON: Appeared in all 59 games, the most all-time by a freshman, and started 56... posted a batting average of .270 in 211 at-bats... registered 57 hits, 23 runs scored, and 24 runs batted in...hit one home run and seven doubles...started career with an eight game hitting streak...recorded first hit in the first game with a double, going one-for-one with three walks and an RBI vs. Indiana (Feb. 17)...went two-for-four with a home run and two runs batted in vs. Xavier (Feb. 24)...had a season-high three hits in five at bats at West Virginia (March 24). 2012 SUMMER: Batted .263 in 38 games with the Mystic Schooners (NECBL)...hit three home runs, scored 19 runs and drove in 13, while hitting seven doubles...named a NECBL All-Star...finished the summer in four games for the Falmouth Commodores (CCBL).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters at North Haven High School under head coach Bob DeMayo...All-Southern Connecticut Conference and CHSCA and New Haven Register All-State...two-year team captain and MVP...Perfect Game Second Team All-Northeast as a senior...also played two years of varsity basketball.
PERSONAL: Eric M. Yavarone. Born: July 28, 1993. Parents: Ann Marie and Louis Yavarone. Sibling: Jacquelyn.. An exercise science major.