Junior second baseman LJ Mazzilli.
Jan. 27, 2012
Mazzilli will also enter the season as an All-BIG EAST Preseason Team member. He is the lone player from the conference to be honored as a first team member by Perfect Game.
Mazzilli, who spent last summer with Team USA Baseball and the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League, batted .338 with 93 hits, 23 doubles, both second most in a single season by a Husky, and 48 runs scored.
UConn opens its 2012 season at the Big Ten/BIG EAST Challenge on February 17 against
Perfect Game First Team All-Americans
SP-Mark Appel, Stanford (Jr.)
SP-Michael Roth, South Carolina (Sr.)
SP-Michael Wacha, Texas A&M (Jr.)
SP-Hudson Randall, Florida (Jr.)
RP-Marcus Stroman, Duke (Jr.)
RP-Matt Price, South Carolina (Jr.)
C- Mike Zunino, Florida (Jr.)
2B-LJ Mazzilli, Connecticut (Jr.)
3B-Stephen Piscotty, Stanford (Jr.)
SS-Deven Marrero, Arizona State (Jr.)
OF-Victor Roache, Georgia Southern (Jr.)
OF-Tyler Naquin, Texas A&M (Jr.)
OF-James Ramsey, Florida State (Sr.)
DH-Adam Brett Walker, Jacksonville (Jr.)
UT-Brian Johnson, Florida (Jr.)