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Joe Cavallaro
Player Profile:
Joe Cavallaro 1896288
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 207
Year: Junior
Hometown: Venice, Fla.
High School: Sarasota HS

Career Stats

Major: History

2017 American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week (5/1/17)
2017 American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (4/10/17)

AS A JUNIOR (2017):
Among the pitchers, appeared in a team-high 30 games out of the bullpen…Pitched to a 2.28 ERA, 5-3 record and five saves…Struck out 77 batters in 59.1 innings and walked just 19…Named to the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll on April 10 and as The American Pitcher of the Week on May 1…He picked up two saves during the series vs. Houston from April 28-30, logging 4.1 scoreless innings…Struck out a season-high seven at UCF on May 19. Selected in the 24th round of the MLB First Year Player Draft by the New York Mets. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016): Appeared in 16 games, making 14 starts...Went 6-3 with a 4.27 earned run average...Ranked fifth in The American in opposing batting average (.219)...Led the Bulls in wins (six)...Served as the team's primary Sunday starter...Began the season on a four game winning streak (2/21 to 4/17)...Fanned a career-high 10 batters in 6.0 innings of work against Saint Joseph's (3/6)...Fired 7.0 scoreless innings of one hit and one walk baseball for the 4-0 victory over Dartmouth (3/27)...Threw 7.0 innings for a win at No. 21 East Carolina (5/15).

AS A FRESHMAN (2015): Appeared in 14 games, making nine starts…Went 3-2 with a 4.12 ERA…Limited opposing batters to just a .230 batting average…Made collegiate debut, pitching 2.0 hitless innings and recording the win in a 2-1 upset of No. 17 Cal State Fullerton (2/13)…Threw 7.0 scoreless innings of two hit, two walk baseball, earning the win, in a 3-0 victory over High Point (3/1)…Set career-high with seven strikeouts in 7.0 scoreless innings, tallying the win, in a 5-0 shutout of FAMU (3/15)…Matched career best with another seven strikeouts in just 4.1 innings against Houston (4/26).
 
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letter winner for head coach Clyde Metcalf at Sarasota HS…All-county honorable mention as a senior, going 6-1 with a 1.06 ERA…Also lettered in basketball…Named team MVP, team captain as a senior.
 
PERSONAL: Born Joseph Frank Cavallaro on July 19, 1995 in Portland, Maine…Parents are Steve and Judy…Has one brother, Stefano, and one sister, Juliana…Sister, Juliana plays basketball for the University of Tampa.

CAVALLARO'S CAREER HIGHS (as of 6/4/17) 
Innings (Starter): 8.0, vs. Holy Cross (3/13/16)
Innings (Reliever):  5.0 vs. Wagner (2/22/15)
Hits Allowed: 7, 2x, last, at UCF (4/17/16)
Runs: 7, UCF (5/14/15)
Earned Runs: 7, UCF (5/14/15)
Walks: 5, 4x, last, vs. Memphis (4/10/15)
Strikeouts: 10, vs. Saint Joseph's (3/6/16)

 

 

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