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Feole, Prato Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-Americans

June 7, 2017

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TUCSON, Ariz.
– Left-hander Mason Feole and shortstop Anthony Prato garnered Freshmen All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, as announced by the organization on Wednesday.

Feole continues to pile up the well-deserved accolades after a terrific opening season in Storrs. The Wakefield, R.I. native won three Rookie Pitcher of the Year awards (American, ECAC & NEIBA) and taken home First Team-All Conference and Second Team All-New England honors.

The left-hander pitched 82.2 innings, recording a 3.38 ERA and led the Huskies with seven wins on the year. Feole ranked top 10 in the conference in all three of those categories among starting pitchers. He struck out 75 batters and allowed opponents to hit just .254 against him in 15 appearances and 14 starts.

Anthony Prato led the Huskies with 69 hits in his first campaign with the Huskies. The Staten Island, N.Y. native was named to the American Conference All-Tournament team after recording 10 hits, scoring 6 runs, 7 RBIs and recorded 3 extra-base hits. Prato scored a team-leading 50 runs, .376 on-base percentage and 15 stolen bases. He also hit .304 at the plate with 10 doubles, three triples and drove in 33. The shortstop received Second Team All-Conference honors.


 

 

This is the third-straight season the Huskies have placed a player on the Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-American team. Tim Cate earned the recognition in 2016 and Willy Yahn in 2015.

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