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Joe Savino

220 lbs.
Graduate Student
Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
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• Posted a 3.94 ERA over 50 appearances and 169 innings pitched in three seasons at Elon.
• Struck out 193 batters and walked only 32.

• Earned All-CAA Honorable Mention accolades
• Made 22 appearances, all in relief.
• Went 5-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 53.2 IP and recorded three saves.
• Was second on the staff and ranked fourth in the Coastal Athletic Conference with 72 strikeouts. The 72 Ks were the most of any primary reliever in the CAA.
• In CAA play, opponents batted .222 off of him, the third lowest among qualified pitchers.
• Recorded wins against Northeastern (4.0 IP, 1 ER, 5 SO), USC Upstate (2.0 IP, 0 ER, 1 SO), Towson (3.1 IP, 0 ER, 3 SO), Navy (2.0 IP, 0 ER, 4 SO) and NC A&T (6.1 IP, 3 ER, 8 SO).
•  Helped the Phoenix clinch spot in the CAA Championships against North Carolina A&T with an eight-strikeout effort in 6.1 innings against the Aggies.

• Went 2-5 with a 5.01 ERA, a 1.40 WHIP and one save in 55 2/3 innings over 16 games (nine starts).
• Issued just 10 walks while facing 247 batters, good for a 4% walk rate.
• Ranked second in the CAA and 36th nationally in walks allowed per nine innings (1.62).
• Ranked fourth in the CAA and 42nd nationally with a 5.10 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
• Struck out a season-high 10 batters over six innings against Longwood on Feb. 26.
• Surrendered one run on five hits and one walk while striking out seven over five innings against Toledo on March 5
• Struck out two in a perfect inning of relief against East Carolina on April 12.
• Tossed a perfect inning of relief on May 8 at Delaware
• Pitched two scoreless innings of relief against William & Mary on May 20.
• Earned his first career save against UNCW in the CAA Tournament, striking out three while giving up one hit and one walk over four scoreless innings

SUMMER 2022: Earned all-league honors while playing for the Cape Cod League’s Harwich Mariners … logged a league-best 1.42 ERA with 42 strikeouts (33.3% K%) and nine walks (7.1% BB%) in 31 2/3 innings over 12 games … was teammates with former Cavalier, Ethan O’Donnell in Harwich.

• Made nine starts in 12 appearances and went 0-3 with a 3.02 ERA.
• He led the Phoenix with 70 strikeouts and allowed 30 runs (20 earned) on 55 hits and 10 walks over 59.2 innings
• Ranked first in the CAA and was 15th nationally with a 7.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio
• He was also first in the league and 26th in the country with 1.51 walks allowed per nine innings, finished fourth in the conference with a 1.09 WHIP and was fifth with 10.56 strikeouts per nine innings.
• Made his collegiate debut against VCU on Feb. 27. He recorded one strikeout, allowed three hits and didn’t issue a walk in 1.1 scoreless innings of relief
• Tallied nine strikeouts in 5.0 innings vs. UNCG on March 5. He held the Spartans to one run on three hits and didn’t walk anyone.
• Made his first career start on March 12 at N.C. A&T, throwing 5.0 innings. He was tagged for six runs on 11 hits, didn’t walk anyone and struck out six in a no-decision.
• Held No. 8 ECU scoreless through 5.2 innings of relief on March 26. He allowed four hits, issued three walks and struck out four.
• Finished with a season-high 13 strikeouts in a 6.0-inning start at UNCW on April 2, but was handed the loss after allowing four runs on six hits and one walk.
• Went 6.1 innings at William & Mary on April 17, allowing four runs (two earned) on six hits and no walks with nine strikeouts.
• Got the start against UNCW at the CAA Championship Tournament on May 27. He went 7.1 innings and held the tournament hosts to two runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks while recording eight strikeouts.

2020: Did not see game action

• A three-time captain playing for coach Rob Burger at Connetquot.
• Was a two-time All-League, All-County, and All-Long Island honoree.
• Paul Gibson Award Winner, giving to the best pitcher in Suffolk County.
• Suffolk County Champions and League Champions.
• Was inducted into the National Honor Society, National Business Honor Society, and National Foreign Language Honor Society.

• Son of John and Margaret Savino.
• Has two brothers, Anthony and Tommy.
• Graduated from Elon with a degree in Finance.
• A graduate student in the School of Education at UVA