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31   Kevin O'Connell
Kevin O'Connell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hartland, Vt.

High School:
Hartford

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
First Base

B/T:
R/R


AS A JUNIOR: Split time with Gavin Clark at first base... Season-high five-game hit streak to end the season... Hit in seven of his last eight games, going 11-for-32 (.344) with two doubles, a triple, a home run, seven RBIs and three runs scored... Led the team with 10 pinch-hit appearances, and was 4-for-10 in those appearances... Hit .375 vs. lefthanders and .367 with runners in scoring position... Collected a career-high four hits, going 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs against Rhode Island (5/2)... Hit first collegiate home run, a two-run shot, to give UMass a 3-0 lead, in 4-3 victory over St. Joseph's (5/13)... Collected first career triple, to go along with an RBI and two runs scored in 2-1 win over St. Joseph's (5/13)...

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in eight games, starting two... Had an RBI double in the win against New York Tech (3/15)...

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in nine games, all off the bench... Had his first career hit, a single, in a pinch-hit appearance against Central Connecticut (4/9)...

BEFORE UMASS: Played baseball, soccer and skied for Hartford High School... Baseball team captain as a senior... Hit .500 over his baseball career... Named All-League in baseball and All-State in baseball and soccer...

PERSONAL: A Sport Management major... Born May 10, 1978... Son of Bill and Heather O'Connell.

O'Connell's Career Highs

At-Bats: 5, twice, last vs. La Salle, 5/20/99
Runs: 2, twice, last at St. Joseph's, 5/14/99
Hits: 4 vs. Rhode Island, 5/2/99
RBIs: 2, three times, last at St. Joseph's, 5/13/99
Doubles: 2 vs. Rhode Island, 5/2/99
Triples: 1 at St. Joseph's, 5/14/99
Home Runs: 1 at St. Joseph's, 5/13/99
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Virginia Tech, 5/21/99

O'Connell's Career Stats

Year BA G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA
1997 .143 9-0 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0-0
1998 .333 8-2 6 4 2 1 0 0 2 3 1 0-0
1999 .289 30-22 76 10 22 4 1 1 12 13 14 1-1
Career .281 47-24 89 15 25 5 1 1 15 18 17 1-1

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