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24   Aaron Plunkett
Aaron Plunkett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Essex Junction, Vt.

High School:
Essex

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
LHP

B/T:
R/L


04/10/2013

Baseball Blasts BC, 11-6, Advances To Beanpot Championship

The Minutemen will play Northeastern for the Beanpot title on Apr. 29 at Fenway Park.

04/01/2013

Comeback Falls Short For UMass Baseball At Siena, 8-4

Redshirt sophomore Adam Picard went 3-for-4 in the setback to the Saints.

03/29/2013

Pair Of Five-Run Innings Lift UMass Baseball Over NJIT, 10-4

Seven Minutemen combined for 11 hits in the home opening victory.

04/22/2012

Minutemen Upend Saint Louis 12-0 To Win Series

UMass pounds out 17 hits and Popielarczyk strikes out eight, while tossing 6.2 shutout innings.

04/29/2013

BB vs. NU (BEANPOT)

BB vs. NU (BEANPOT) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

AS A SENIOR IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Threw 5.1 innings in start at Richmond (3/29), striking out one and allowing three earned runs ... Struck out three in 7.1 innings of work at La Salle (3/23) ... Saw first start of the season at Davidson (3/9) allowing four earned runs and striking out seven batters on 5.0 innings pitched.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 17 games, starting five ... In 60.2 innings pitched, posted a 4.15 ERA and struck out 35 ... Earned first victory of the year at Temple (5/18) ... Pitched a complete game at Xavier (5/12), striking out four while only giving up four hits ... In the first game of the doubleheader vs. St. Bonaventure (4/13), pitched 3.2 innings of scoreless relief ... Recorded his first save of the season vs. NJIT (3/29) ... Pitched 2.0 innings of scoreless relief in the first game at George Washington (3/22) ... Struck out four in only 1.2 innings of relief at Lamar (3/8) ... Made season debut vs. #22/23 Notre Dame (3/1), pitching 4.0 innings in relief while striking out two.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in ten games, all in relief ... Pitched 10.2 innings and posted an ERA of 3.38 ... Walked five and struck out nine ... At Saint Louis (4/22), pitched 2.1 innings, gave up zero hits, and struck out one ... Threw a season-high 3.2 innings and recorded two strikeouts at Central Connecticut (4/17) ... Struck out a season-high three batters in 1.1 innings of work vs. Connecticut (4/2) in his season debut.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 6 games and started in one ... Posted a 10.00 ERA in 9.0 innings pitched ... Walked 8 and struck out 10 ... Earned his first career start at Siena (4/12) ... At Connecticut (4/6), pitched 3.0 innings recording four strikeouts ... Pitched one inning giving up zero runs and recording two strikeouts at Holy Cross (3/29) ... Saw his first collegiate action vs. UMBC (3/20) pitching 1.2 innings striking out one.

BEFORE UMASS: Three-year letterwinner at Essex High School under coach Steve Ferreira ... Helped pitch the team to Vermont state titles in 2008 and 2010 ... Was selected the team's co-MVP as a junior and senior ... Served as tri-captain as a senior and posted a 6-0 record with three saves, a 1.92 earned run average and 78 strikeouts in 51 innings on the mound ... Went 11-1 in high school career with four saves, a 2.66 ERA and 138 strikeouts in 101 innings pitched.

PERSONAL: Born Aaron Patrick Plunkett on July 10, 1992, in Burlington, Vt. ... Son of Tim and Wendy Millew ... Has two sisters, Katie and Sarah Plunkett ... Majoring in Sociology.

CAREER HIGHS
Innings pitched: 8.0 at Xavier (5/12/13)
Strikeouts: 7 at Davidson (3/9/14)

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    Event Calendar

    Tuesday, Apr 15
    at Central Connecticut Postponed
    Wednesday, Apr 16
    vs UMass-Lowell 3:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Apr 18
    at George Washington 3:00 PM
    Saturday, Apr 19
    at George Washington 1:00 PM
    Sunday, Apr 20
    at George Washington 12:00 PM
    Monday, Apr 21
    vs Beanpot At NU TBA
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