AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics Earned first win of the season vs. Central Connecticut (4/16) in 2.2 innings of work ... Threw 4.0 innings in relief, striking out three and giving up zero earned runs in the second game of the doubleheader at George Washington (3/22) ... At Seton Hall (3/17), struck out a batter and did not give up a run in 1.0 innings ... Threw an inning of scoreless relief at Lamar (3/8) ... Pitched 4.0 innings in relief, striking out three and only giving up two hits in season debut vs. Ohio (3/3).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics Had only one relief appearance ... In his collegiate debut at Central Florida (3/9), pitched 1.0 inning, gave up no hits and stuck out one.
Before UMass: Attended Saint Andrew's School in Boca Raton, Florida... Four time varsity letter winner for coach, George Sands... Started all four years as a pitcher, first and third baseman, and an outfielder... Awarded the Coach's Award and was an honorable mention for All-County as a sophomore... Named Second Team All-County and Team MVP as a junior... Named First Team All-County and was awarded the Iron Man Award as a senior... Had a 5-2 record with 43 innings pitched, 81 strikeouts, and a 1.63 earned run average, also batted .385 with 23 runs batted in, 34 runs, and 3 homeruns as a senior... Had a 16-5 record with 190 strikeouts over 120 innings pitched, also had a .380 batting average with 75 runs batted in and 5 homeruns over four years of varsity baseball.
Personal: Daniel Jeffrey Stoops... Born May 8, 1993... Son of Jeffrey and Agnes Stoops... Brother of Timothy, Andrew, and Lauren Stoops... Twin brother Tim also plays baseball at UMass... Enjoys golf... Intends to major in business or finance.