Prato (Staten Island, N.Y. continues his extraordinary freshman season with a 6-17 (.353) week at the plate. The shortstop doubled, scored three runs, contributed three RBIs, drew two walks and stole a base this past week. Prato leads the Huskies with a .333 AVG, 27 runs scored and 10 stolen bases this season.
The Huskies racked up a 4-0 record during the week, including a three-game road sweep at ECU. The Huskies opened conference play with a 3-0 record for the first time since 2012 against West Virginia. The top 25 series sweep is the first for the program since the Huskies swept No. 7 Notre Dame in 2002.
UConn (16-9, 3-0) hopes to return to the field on Tuesday, April 4 at 3 p.m. against Northeastern for the home opener at J.O. Christian Field. The Huskies continue a five-game home stand Wednesday, April 5 vs. Hartford and a weekend conference series against Memphis, April 7-9.