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#30 Connor Cuff
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Western Springs, Ill.
High School: Lyons Township


2015: (Game-by-game) Named Ivy League Pitcher of the Week (3/24) … Named Big 5 Pitcher of the Week (3/3) … Served as one of the team captains … Made eight appearances on the mound for Penn, all of them as a starting pitcher … Finished with a 4-1 record and 3.00 ERA in 39.0 innings pitched, while totaling 26 strikeouts … Threw two complete games in victories over Lafayette (3/22) and Dartmouth (3/29) … Picked up a season-high six strikeouts in the win over the Big Green (3/29) … Other wins came at Yale (4/4), and versus Princeton (4/19) … Against the Tigers (4/19), he threw 7.0 innings allowing no runs, while striking out four.

2014: (Game-by-game) First-team All-Ivy … … Named Big 5 Pitcher of the Week (3/11) and Co-Pitcher of the Week (4/8) … Made 10 starts on the mound for the Quakers … Finished with a 5-3 record and a team-best 1.77 ERA in 66.0 innings pitched … First on the team in games started (10), innings pitched (66.0), complete games (5), shutouts (3), opposing batting average (.252), and tied for first in wins (5) … Second on the team in strikeouts, with 49 … Walked only nine batters … Struck out seven batters in 6.0 innings in his first start of the season, at Dallas Baptist (2/28), earning a no decision … Pitched a career-high 8.0 innings allowing only one earned run, while striking out six, in a 2-1 defeat at Navy (3/7) … Picked up his first victory of the year versus Lafayette (3/22), throwing 7.0 scoreless innings … Went 6.1 innings, allowing two runs, while striking out three in a win versus Brown (4/1) … Threw a complete-game shutout victory at Dartmouth (4/6), allowing just five hits while striking out five … Struck out four in a complete-game victory against Cornell (4/13) … Tied a season-high seven strikeouts in a complete-game shutout victory at Princeton (4/19) … Struck out six in 6.0 innings of work, allowing only two earned runs, in a 6-0 defeat versus Columbia (4/25) … Allowed four runs in 5.2 innings, in a 4-0 loss in the one-game playoff versus Columbia (5/3).

2013: Started nine games on the mound, putting together a 5-3 record … Had an ERA of 4.38 in 51.1 innings … Led the team with 43 strikeouts … Tied for the team lead with four complete games … Earned his first win of the year at Winthrop by scattering 10 hits over 6.1 innings and allowing just a single run (3/8) … Gave up only three hits and one run to George Washington over 6.0 innings (3/16) … Threw first complete game of the season in a win over Lafayette, striking out six (3/23) … Shut down Dartmouth, limiting the Big Green to two runs and striking out seven in a complete-game victory (3/30) … Matched a career high with eight strikeouts but took the loss against Princeton (4/13) … Shut out Cornell in a complete-game five-hitter (4/20).

2012: Ivy League Rookie of the Week (3/27) ... Made seven appearances, started four times and pitched 25.2 innings with an ERA of 5.26 ... Finished third on the team with 34 strikeouts ... Struck out eight over 6.0 innings in his collegiate debut against Georgia State (3/3), earning a no-decision ... Was in line for a victory in home-opener against Temple, pitching 5.0 innings and giving up a pair of runs while striking out five (3/14) ... First win of the season came out of the bullpen, going 4.0 innings at Villanova (3/21) and striking out eight Wildcats ... Came out of the pen in his next appearance, tossing 1.1 innings of scoreless ball against Lafayette (3/24) ... Added a scoreless inning of action at home against Villanova (3/27) in a Liberty Bell Classic quarterfinal victory.

High School: Served as captain of 2011 Illinois state championship team...First Team All-Conference as a junior and senior...First Team All-State in 2011...Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Anne and Kevin Cuff...Enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences...Brother, Patrick, is a former lacrosse player at Denison.

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