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Connor Eason

LHP
Position
6'3''
Height
215 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
L/L
B/T
Chesapeake, Va.
Hometown
Hickory
High School

2016
• Made four appearances (two starts)
• Missed first three weeks of season with broken toe
• Made UVA debut with start against Wagner (3/9)
• Made first relief outing against JMU and struck out side in ninth inning (3/22)
• Pitched perfect inning at Louisville in first ACC action (3/27)

HICKORY HS
First-Team All-State honoree in 2015
• Earned All-Tidewater Player of Year honors in 2015; one of three Hickory players who have been named All-Tidewater Player of the Year: David Wright (2001) and Gary Ward (2008)
• Named 2015 Athlete of Year by both Chesapeake Sports Club and Norfolk Sports Club
• Named to all-conference team his junior and senior seasons and tabbed as conference player of year in 2015
• Led team to state championship his junior year
• Posted 29-5 career record with 1.79 ERA and 311 strikeouts; also batted .312
• Named Most Valuable Pitcher at 2013 World Wood Bat Tournament
• Coached by Hank Kraft at Hickory HS
• Was honor graduate with 3.9 grade-point average
• Played travel team baseball with EvoShield Canes

PERSONAL
Parents are Jerry and Michelle Eason
• Has one younger sister, Cassidy