DeLand, Fla. - The Huskies closed out the Stetson Invitational on Sunday afternoon posting an 11-0 victory over Saint Joseph's at Melching Field at Conrad Park.
UConn (6-4) collected its first shutout of the season with five Husky pitchers combining to allow just five hits in the contest. Mason Feole earned his second win of the year, working 5.2 innings scoreless innings on Sunday.
Sophomore catcher Zac Susi (Southington, Conn.) led the Huskies at the dish with a two-hit and four RBI performance. Susi contributed a 2-run double in the eighth on a fly ball off the right field fence. The four RBIs for Susi is a new career-high for the sophomore.
The Huskies totaled a season-high 11 runs on Sunday including a five-run ninth inning. The five runs is the most that UConn has scored in an inning this season.
Chris Winkel (Orange, Conn.) produced his first multi-RBI game of his career with two RBIs on Sunday.
Keith Krueger changed the complexion of the game in the sixth inning. With a runner on first, one out and the Huskies holding a 2-0 lead Krueger made a spectacular grab in the left center field gap to prevent extra bases and a potential run from scoring.
The bullpen impressed again on Sunday with 3.1 scoreless innings pitched. Ryan Radue, Dan Rajkowski, Ronnie Rossomando and Jacob Wallace gave up just two hits to secure the sixth win of the year for the Huskies.
Overall, the bullpen fired 12.1 innings this weekend and gave up zero earned runs.
The Huskies return to action next Friday, March 10 against UC Davis to kick off a seven-game, 10-day spring break trip. The series opener is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. ET.
- Zac Susi career-high four RBIs and also added his team-leading fifth multi-hit game of the season.
- The UConn pitching staff posted its first shutout of the season.
- The bullpen fired 3.1 scoreless innings on Sunday. Overall, the bullpen logged 12.1 innings and did not give up an earned run this weekend.
- Chris Winkel earned his first multi-RBI game of his career
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