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.
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.