Blake Butera recorded his 100th career hit in second win
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
Made 13 appearances, including four starts, tallying a 1-0 record and a 7.48 ERA ... allowed 32 hits, 19 runs - 18 earned - nine walks and 10 strikeouts over 21.2 innings ... tied a career-high with a 4.0-inning start against Rhode Island (4/16), allowing seven hits, two runs, one walk and two Ks ... tied a career-high three strikeouts in a three-inning start at Dartmouth (4/9), allowing four hits, three runs and one walk ... earned the win in the start at USF (3/5), giving up seven hits, two runs and no walks over 3.0 innings ... allowed just one hit and one run while striking out one in 2.0 innings against Ohio (2/23) ... pitched a 123 innings versus Marist (2/17), striking out one.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
Appeared in eight games, making seven starts in an injury-shortened season ... recorded a 4.82 ERA and a 1-3 record in 18.2 innings ... allowed 21 hits, 14 runs - 10 earned - 10 walks and 11 strikeouts ... only four extra-base hits allowed and were all doubles ... struck out three and picked off a runner in 3.0 innings against Wake Forest (4/29) in first ACC appearance, allowing two runs, two hits and three walks ... earned first collegiate win in a 4.0-inning, scoreless relief appearance against St. John's (4/24), striking out two and allowing just one hit without walking a batter ... pitched 1.2 shutout innings against Connecticut (4/3), allowing three hits and one K ... made first collegiate appearance, a start, against Bryant (3/28), tying a season-high three strikeouts and allowing just one walk without giving up a hit or run in 2.0 innings ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Served as team captain as a senior ... named to the CHSCA All-State Team and the New Haven Register All-State Second Team ... an all-league and all-conference selection ... went 4-3 with a 1.30 ERA as a senior and batted .370 with a school-record 14 doubles ... named to the Perfect Game All-Northeast Second Team ... member of the National Honor Society.
Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Eric is the older of Gina and Brian Stone's two sons ... father starred at the University of New Haven and was drafted in the fifth round in 1986, reaching the AAA level with the St. Louis Cardinals ... born March 23, 1993.