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22   Connell Clark
Connell Clark

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Mass.

High School:
Central H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
Outfielder

Bats / Throws:
Left / Right


  • Slated to be the starting right fielder for the Minutemen this spring
  • Transferred to UMass from Springfield College prior to the 2000 season

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2000:

  • Eighth on UMass single season list for times hit-by-pitch with seven
  • Went three for five with an RBI at Harvard
  • Was three for five with four RBI in doubleheader at Fordham
  • Went two for three with two doubles, two runs batted in and three stolen bases in victory over Connecticut
  • Was five for 11 with three RBI in the St. Bonaventure series
  • Went two for three with a pair of RBI in first game against Duquesne
  • Had two hits and two runs batted in against Central Connecticut
  • Went three for four with a triple, a run batted in and two stolen bases in second game at La Salle

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2000:

  • Played in 29 games, starting 10 in outfield and four at designated hitter
  • Picked up his first hit as a Minuteman on March 12 at South Florida
  • Had first career RBI and scored three runs in 10-5 win over La Salle
  • Hit his first career homer, a two-run shot, in 6-1 win over Holy Cross
  • Was four for four in stolen bases and committed just one error

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 1999:

  • Batted .301 in 42 games in center field for Springfield College
  • Led Springfield to the 1999 New England ECAC Division III Tournament Championship, batting .538 in the tournament

    HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Hit .330 for the Central H.S. Eagles as a senior and .415 as a junior
  • Also quarterbacked the Eagles to two Super Bowl titles
  • Was an All-Western Massachusetts selection in baseball and football

    PERSONAL:

  • Born September 28, 1979, in Springfield, Mass.
  • Son of William and Margaret Clark
  • Brother, Doug, was an All-American selection for the Minutemen, and is now playing in the San Francisco Giants organization
  • Brother, Gavin, is currently a senior on the UMass squad
  • A Sport Management major

    Clark's Career Stats

    Year BA G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA
    2000 .192 29-14 52 10 10 0 0 1 6 13 16 4-4
    2001 .273 35-32 121 30 33 3 2 3 19 16 35 17-19
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