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Mike Bonaiuto
Player Profile:
Mike Bonaiuto 1795364
Position: Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Meriden, Conn.
High School: Maloney

2016: MAAC All-Academic Team…Led the team with a 2.54 ERA as the Stags’ primarily used relief pitchers with 46 innings in 23 appearances…Notched five saves on the season, tied for fourth in the program single season record book…Showed his versatility and his ability to pitch in crucial and long inning situations on several occasions…Earned the win after tossing a career-high 6.2 innings, allowing two runs in retiring the final 12 men he faced in the 14 inning win at Iona (4/8)…Threw 5.2 innings in the NCAA Regional against Dallas Baptist, allowing just two solo home runs while striking out five (6/4)…Threw all three games in the pivotal road series against Monmouth, going six combined innings while earning a win and a save in the series (5/14 – 5/15)…Got the first win of his season by hurling the final three innings against Hofstra (3/30)...Did not allow a run for the first nine innings of the 2016 season.

2015: MAAC All-Academic Team…Pitched in 17 innings over his 16 appearances, recording a 3.18 ERA…Had his best showing with a career-high four inning outing against UMASS, picking up the win by not allowing a run and just three hits in his four innings (5/12)…Also got the win against Fordham by throwing 1.1 shutout innings (4/21)…Needed just four pitches to throw a perfect inning at Hartford (3.25)…Has not allowed more than one earned run in any of his 24 career appearances.

Summer League: Pitched for the Torrington Titans in the Futures League in Summer 2014.

2014: MAAC Academic Honor Roll ... Made nine appearances with two starts ... Posted a 2.45 ERA with 10 strikeouts in 11.0 innings for work ... Picked up the win in the start at Sacred Heart, going a scheduled 3.0 innings and scattering a run on three hits with three strikeouts ... Made first collegiate start at NYIT, going 2.0 innings and allowing just two hits ... Struck out two batters in 1.2 innings against Yale ... Made collegiate debut at Delaware, tossing 1.1 innings of scoreless relief.
High School: Earned three varsity letters at Maloney High School ... Went 6-2 with a 1.80 ERA en route to All-State honors as a senior captain ... A two-time All-CCC South selection ... Named to All-State Academic Team as a senior ... Also lettered in soccer.

Personal: Son of Kevin and Kerry Bonaiuto ... Has one sibling ... Named to the University's Dean's List ... Major is business.
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