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32 Connor Van Hoose
Career Statistics entering 2018:
Career: First Team All-Patriot League (2017) ... Second Team All-ECAC (2017) ... Second Team ABCA/Rawlings All-East Region (2017).
2018: Patriot League Preseason Pitcher of the Year.
2017: Unanimous First Team All-Patriot League pitcher ... named to All-ECAC Second Team and ABCA/Rawlings All-East Region Second Team accolades ... 6-6 with a 2.28 ERA in 13 starts ... led the team and the Patriot League in ERA, innings pitched (83.0) and strikeouts (97) ... his strikeouts were the second-most in a single season in school history ... season-high 12 came in a win over Massachusetts ... limited hitters to a .218 batting average, best in the league ... team's No. 1 starter ... finished 3-2 with a 1.87 ERA and 41 strikeouts vs. Patriot League opponents ... league wins came against Lehigh, Lafayette and Navy ... tossed four complete games, including a shutout at Navy, earning Patriot League Pitcher of the Week honors ... allowed two earned runs in 16.1 IP in the Patriot League Tournament, including eight perfect innings ... threw a three-hitter against Navy in the Patriot League Semifinal Series ... limited right-handed hitters to a .181 batting average.
2016: Started five games and came out of the bullpen four times ... missed most of the month of March due to injury ... started Saturday game two twice during Patriot League play (vs. Holy Cross, vs. Navy) ... allowed nine hits in 12.2 innings vs. Patriot League opponents during regular season ... finished season 1-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 28.0 innings ... struck out 25 hitters ... allowed just 24 hits ... four outings with at least four strikeouts ... limited right-handed hitters to a .233 batting average ... earned first career save in 5-3 win at Lafayette.
2015: Relief pitcher who was 1-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 6.2 innings over five appearances ... recorded eight strikeouts ... did not allow a run over final four outings (5.0 IP) ... yielded just four hits over final four appearances ... made two appearances against Patriot Leauge opponents ... also came out of the bullpen twice against Penn State.
High School: Graduated from Gonzaga College High School in 2014 … earned three letters in baseball and four in hockey … team captain as a senior … First Team All WCAC pitcher (2014) … DC All-Star (2014) … lead team in wins, ERA, and home runs senior year … played with Virginia Shamrocks.
Personal: Samuel Connor Van Hoose … born Feb 1, 1996 in Alexandria, Virginia … son of Todd and Mary Van Hoose … has an older sister, Kendall … father played baseball at University of Kentucky … majoring in political science.
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