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Slade Cecconi

position

Right-handed Pitcher

Height

6-4

Weight

219 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Oviedo, Fla.

High School

Trinity Prep

Slade Cecconi - Baseball - University of Miami Athletics

2020 BASEBALL AMERICA PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA, THIRD TEAM

Sophomore (2020): Started four games on the mound for the Hurricanes in shortened 2020 college baseball season…Went 2-1 with a 3.80 ERA…Struck out 30 batters and walked just seven over 21.1 innings pitched…Held opponents to a .190 batting average…Allowed just one run and struck out eight in season-debut vs. Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Struck out seven batters over five innings vs. No. 2 Florida (Feb. 23)…Tied season-high with eight strikeouts over. 4.1 innings pitched vs. Towson (Mar. 1)…Fanned seven batters over six innings in win over Pittsburgh (Mar. 8).

2019 FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA (COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWSPAPER)
2019 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC

True Freshman (2019): Made 17 appearances in debut season, including 13 starts…Went 5-4 with a 4.16 ERA…struck out 89 batters over 80.0 innings pitched…Made Miami debut throwing two scoreless innings of relief vs. Rutgers (Feb. 16)…Won first start as a Hurricane, striking out five over five innings against FAU (Feb. 20)…Had four strikeouts over four innings in no-decision at FIU (Feb. 27)…Struck out eight and held Appalachian State (Mar. 6) to one run in six innings…Threw a season-high seven innings, allowing just one run in win over Jackson State (Mar. 13)…Picked up fourth win after throwing 5.1 innings at FAU (Mar. 27)…Tossed five no-hit innings and struck out seven in win at FGCU (Apr. 10)…Made first weekend start at Louisville (Apr. 18)…Threw 3.1 innings of relief vs. Duke (May 17)…Tossed a pair of scoreless innings of relief vs. Virginia at ACC tournament (May 23)…Made NCAA tournament debut vs. Central Michigan (May 31), throwing 2.2 innings of relief…Tied season-high of seven innings, starting Starkville Regional final vs. Mississippi State (June 2).

High School: Selected in the 38th round of the 2018 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Baltimore Orioles…2018 Under Amour All-American, 2018 Perfect Game All-American and 2018 Rawlings First Team All-American…Rated the No. 39 overall 2018 draft prospect by Perfect Game, No. 62 by MLB Pipeline…Five-year varsity letterman at Trinity Prep, where he was named Offensive Player of the Year in 2018 and team MVP in 2017.… Member of Team USA development program and 2018 40-man roster.

Personal: Parents are TJ and Kelly Cecconi…Has one brother, Cole…Intends to major in health sciences