Looks to return to his role as one of UMass' top starting pitchers.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2004: Started six games for the Minutemen posting a 2-4 record with a 4.91 ERA while striking out 31 in 44 innings of work...pitched two innings of scoreless ball in a 7-5 loss to Northern Iowa (3/19)..threw five innings allowing just two runs on five hits to pick up the victory in a 17-6 win over St. Joes...pitched a complete game against Rhode Island surrendering just three runs and six hits while striking out a career high 10 batters in a 5-3 victory over the Rams...threw nine strong innings against allowing six hits in a 2-0 loss to St. Bonaventure(5/15)
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2003: Went 4-4 with a 7.23 ERA and 31 strikeouts as the No. 2 starter ... Downed Xavier in A-10 Tourney, allowing two earned runs in six innings ... Threw a complete game to defeat Saint Bonaventure, allowing only two runs on four hits in seven innings of work ... Downed Fordham, allowing three runs on seven hits in 5-2/3 innings ... Had season-best five strikeouts in win over La Salle, surrendering only two runs on two hits in 4-2/3 innings of work ... Had scoreless relief appearances against both Fairfield and Northeastern.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2002: Went 3-4 with a 5.49 ERA, two saves and 37 strikeouts in 62-1/3 innings ... Ranked second on team in starts (nine), third in innings and strikeouts ... Tossed seven-inning complete game three-hitter to defeat Fordham in season finale, and was honored as the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week ... Downed St. Bonaventure, allowing only three runs in 7-2/3 innings ... Earned relief win vs. Northern Illinois, allowing one run in 2-2/3 innings ... Tossed three shutout innings to earn save in 6-3 win over Harvard ... Picked up save at Northeastern, with 1-2/3 innings of scoreless relief ... Had career-high six strikeouts in 7-2/3 innings of work at Rhode Island.
BEFORE UMASS: Pitched and played the outfield for coach Larry Tagleiri at North Quincy ... Named Old Colony League MVP after senior season ... Two-time member of the Quincy Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Team ... MVP of Brockton Invitational Tournament in 2001 ... Also lettered in indoor track at North Quincy.
PERSONAL: Born September 9, 1983, in Weymouth, Mass. ... Son of George and Connie Doherty ... Majoring in History.