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2016 Connecticut Spring Team Preview: East Catholic HS

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By Dylan Hefflinger, Dennis Healy, Trevor Brown and PBR Staff
Editor in Chief / Co-Director of Scouting

With the 2016 spring season right around the corner, PBR New England is eagerly anticipating bringing the New England states the best high school coverage throughout the region.

Starting February 1st, we began releasing team previews for teams across the state, leading into the Preseason All-State Teams as well as the Preseason State Rankings.

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2016 Connecticut Spring Team Preview: East Catholic HS

Team Name: East Catholic High School
Head Coach: Martin Fiori, 61-31
Division: M
2015 Record: 22-2
Conference Record: CCC North, 13-1
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 4/2

2016 Team Strengths:

  • Starting Pitching Depth
  • Closer
  • Strong up the Middle (SS, 2B, CF, P)
  • Offense: a little bit of everything (Power, Speed, QAB)

2016 Team Weaknesses:

  • Unproven #1 arm. Who will claim that roll?

Danny GlendonTop Returning Players:

  • Jimmy Titus, SS/P, 2016, 6'1" 185 lbs, R/R, 4-year starter, team captain, Bryant University commit, 2015 CT Gatorade Player of the Year, Power Bat, Power Arm
  • Tyler Gammie, 1B/3B, 2016, 6'3" 195 lbs, R/R, 4-year starter, All State, Atlantic 10, Metro Athletic Recruit, uncommitted, Last 2 years GP-47, AB-147, H-57, BA-.387, Pure Player-Consistent
  • Danny Glendon (pictured right), SS/2B, 2017, 5'8" 155 lbs, L/R, 3-year starter, All Conference Player, Patriot League, Atlantic 10, NESCAC Recruit uncommitted, GP-24, AB-73, H-31, 2B-12, R-34, BB-18

Marc ZazzaroTop Underclassmen:

  • Marc Zazzaro (pictured right), CF, 6'1" 185lbs, R/R, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, IVY League, NESCAC Recruit uncommitted
  • Jeff Walsh, RHP, 6' 175lbs, AAC, Atlantic 10, MAAC, Patriot League Recruit uncommitted
  • Connor Williams, RHP/OF, 6' 180lbs, R/R, NE-10, MAAC, Ivy League, NESCAC, Atlantic 10 Recruit uncommitted
  • Tyler Flanigan, RHP, 6'1" 175 lbs, NE 10 Recruit uncommitted
  • Matt Smith, 2018, OF/RHP, 5'11" 180lbs, MAAC, Ivy League, NE-10, Atlantic 10 Recruit uncommitted
  • Evan Kastauskas, 2018, C, 5'7" 145lbs
  • Adam Harz, 2018, LHP, 5'8" 175lbs
  • Emilio Acosta, 2019, SS/CF, 5'9" 160lbs
  • Vincent Caccavale, 2019, SS/P, 5'7" 145lbs
  • Matt Byam, 2019, RHP/3B/OF, 6'3" 175lbs