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24   Aaron Plunkett
Aaron Plunkett

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Essex Junction, Vt.

High School:
Essex

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
LHP

B/T:
R/L


AS A SENIOR IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Tossed five innings at Fordham (4/26), giving up five hits and striking out two ... Received the starting nod at George Washington (4/19), striking out three in 7.1 innings pitched while allowing three earned runs and four hits ... Earned a no-decision in his start against Saint Louis (4/12), sending down four by way of the `K' and allowing two runs in six innings ... Started the middle game of the Dayton series (4/5), throwing five innings and striking out four while allowing just one earned run ... Threw 5.1 innings in start at Richmond (3/29), striking out one and allowing three earned runs ... Struck out three in 7.1 innings of work at La Salle (3/23) ... Saw first start of the season at Davidson (3/9) allowing four earned runs and striking out seven batters on 5.0 innings pitched.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 17 games, starting five ... In 60.2 innings pitched, posted a 4.15 ERA and struck out 35 ... Earned first victory of the year at Temple (5/18) ... Pitched a complete game at Xavier (5/12), striking out four while only giving up four hits ... In the first game of the doubleheader vs. St. Bonaventure (4/13), pitched 3.2 innings of scoreless relief ... Recorded his first save of the season vs. NJIT (3/29) ... Pitched 2.0 innings of scoreless relief in the first game at George Washington (3/22) ... Struck out four in only 1.2 innings of relief at Lamar (3/8) ... Made season debut vs. #22/23 Notre Dame (3/1), pitching 4.0 innings in relief while striking out two.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in ten games, all in relief ... Pitched 10.2 innings and posted an ERA of 3.38 ... Walked five and struck out nine ... At Saint Louis (4/22), pitched 2.1 innings, gave up zero hits, and struck out one ... Threw a season-high 3.2 innings and recorded two strikeouts at Central Connecticut (4/17) ... Struck out a season-high three batters in 1.1 innings of work vs. Connecticut (4/2) in his season debut.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 6 games and started in one ... Posted a 10.00 ERA in 9.0 innings pitched ... Walked 8 and struck out 10 ... Earned his first career start at Siena (4/12) ... At Connecticut (4/6), pitched 3.0 innings recording four strikeouts ... Pitched one inning giving up zero runs and recording two strikeouts at Holy Cross (3/29) ... Saw his first collegiate action vs. UMBC (3/20) pitching 1.2 innings striking out one.

BEFORE UMASS: Three-year letterwinner at Essex High School under coach Steve Ferreira ... Helped pitch the team to Vermont state titles in 2008 and 2010 ... Was selected the team's co-MVP as a junior and senior ... Served as tri-captain as a senior and posted a 6-0 record with three saves, a 1.92 earned run average and 78 strikeouts in 51 innings on the mound ... Went 11-1 in high school career with four saves, a 2.66 ERA and 138 strikeouts in 101 innings pitched.

PERSONAL: Born Aaron Patrick Plunkett on July 10, 1992, in Burlington, Vt. ... Son of Tim and Wendy Miller ... Has two sisters, Katie and Sarah Plunkett ... Majoring in Sociology.

CAREER HIGHS
Innings pitched: 8.0 at Xavier (5/12/13)
Strikeouts: 7 at Davidson (3/9/14)

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