The Minutemen will close out their home schedule this Thursday, Friday and Saturday vs. the Colonials.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft in the 28th round with the 852nd overall pick ... Played and started in 12 games compiling a record of 4-4 with an ERA of 3.34, 54 strikeouts and 22 walks in 89.0 innings pitched ... Threw a complete game vs. George Washington (5/17) and struck out a season-high eight batters while only giving up three earned runs ... Fanned four and gave up one earned run in 6.2 innings pitched vs. Richmond (5/4) ... Pitched a solid 8.0 innings, striking out four and giving up zero walks vs. Temple (4/27) ... Earned a win in 8.0 innings pitched while accumulating six strikeouts and giving up zero earned runs vs. Albany (3/31) ... At Central Florida (3/10), only gave up one earned run and struck out four in his season debut.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics Played in 12 games and started in 8 ... Posted a 7.04 ERA in 46.0 innings pitched ... Walked 21 and struck out 31 ... Against Dayton (4/9) struck out five in 5.2 innings pitched ... Pitched six innings giving up fours hits, no runs, while striking out six in the shutout win at Hartford (3/31) ... Was the winning pitcher vs. UMBC (3/20) pitching five innings giving up two hits and striking out two ... Was the starting pitcher vs. Navy (3/14) striking out four ... At Sam Houston State (3/5) pitched four innings striking out four.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010: Did not see action.
BEFORE UMASS: Graduated from Central Catholic High School where he was a four-year letterwinner for the Raiders' football team ... Also ran indoor track as a sophomore and threw the javelin outdoors as a junior ... Played baseball for Lawrence Legion Post 15 ... Was a four-year honor roll student and won the Principal's Scholarship as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born Dennis Richard Torres on May 17, 1990, in Lawrence, Mass. ... Son of Denesi Torres and Maritza Vega ... Has three sisters, Lisette Torres, Nizette Alayon and Anitza Alayon ... Intends to major in Accounting.