16   Ben Panunzio
Ben  Panunzio


Middleton, Mass.

High School:
Masconomet Regional

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200



Tuesday Game At UConn Next For Baseball

The Minutemen will travel to Storrs, Conn., to take on the Huskies at 3 p.m.


Baseball Falls To La Salle, 17-5

McLam went 2-for-3 and extended his reached base streak to 18 games.


Baseball Heads To La Salle Looking To Extend Win Streak

The Minutemen, winners of four straight, will play a three-game A-10 series in Philadelphia this weekend.


CCSU & Hartford Conclude Baseball's Homestand

The Minutemen will play host to the Blue Devils on Tuesday and the Hawks on Wednesday, both at 3 p.m.


Bonnies Visit Earl Lorden Field This Weekend

The Minutemen will play two against St. Bonaventure on Saturday and finish the series on Sunday.


BB vs. VCU (2)

BB vs. VCU (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93


BB vs. NJIT (2)

BB vs. NJIT (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics Made four appearances out of the bullpen for a total of 6.2 innings with three walks and three strikeouts ... Was 0-1 with a 6.75 earned run average in first season after converting from catcher to pitcher ... Tossed a season-high 2.2 innings vs. VCU (5/10) ... Allowed one earned run over two innings with two walks and two strikeouts vs. George Mason (5/2) ... Made collegiate pitching debut in the second game of a doubleheader at Richmond (3/28), striking out one and giving up one earned run in a one inning appearance.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics Started five games behind the plate and finished the season with a .200 average ... Recorded two hits and scored a run at La Salle (4/19) ... Hit a triple in the second game of the doubleheader vs. NJIT (3/30) ... Made collegiate debut vs. Manhattan (3/17).

BEFORE UMASS: Earned three letters under Coach Mike Valentino at Masconomet Regional High School in Topsfield, Mass. ... Played third base, catcher, and pitcher ... Helped lead his team to a 24-1 record, a North Title and a state semi-final appearance as a sophomore ... Named Cape Ann All-League and earned all-star selections during his junior and senior seasons ... Pitched a perfect game during sophomore season ... As a senior, hit .390 with 15 RBI and six doubles ... Named Cape Ann All-League in football and basketball during junior and senior seasons.

PERSONAL: Born Benjamin Mark Panunzio on Dec. 16, 1993 in Beverley, Mass. ... Son of Timothy and Norma Panunzio ... Brother of Emily ... Earned Outstanding Achievement in English during freshman and sophomore years ... Hospitality and Tourism Management major.



    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Mar 28
    at VCU W, 3-2
    Sunday, Mar 29
    at VCU 1:00 PM
    Wednesday, Apr 1
    at Boston College 3:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Apr 3
    vs George Washington 3:00 PM
    Saturday, Apr 4
    vs George Washington 1:00 PM
    Sunday, Apr 5
    vs George Washington 12:00 PM
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