Dylan Thomas’ summer of fun resulted in being named the top relief pitcher in the prestigious Cape Cod Summer League.
Thomas, who is returning to UH for his junior season, was 3-0 with a 1.19 earned-run average and nine saves for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks. In 22 2/3 innings, he struck out 33 and walked two. He had a 0.88 WHIP.
“Not surprised at all he received the award because of how his numbers were and how he did,” UH coach Mike Trapasso said. “I don’t know if anybody else was close to him for the numbers. You look at strikeouts-to-walks ratio. He led the league in saves. Just a great year for Dylan. I couldn’t be happier for him.”
An orientation is set for Aug. 16 for UH’s new student-athletes. Aug. 20 is the first day of UH’s fall semester. The ‘Bows will conduct individual baseball drills in September and team drills beginning on Oct. 2.
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In a win-win scenario, UH found a way to earn extra kala while offering a benefit to recent graduates. UH is offering a sports package in which, for $100, recent graduates may attend sporting events on a space-available basis. The fee can be spread in 10 monthly payments of $10. The exceptions, of course, are postseason events and the Diamond Head Classic. But it’s a wonderful deal — for the same price as they were paying when they were students.
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As an offensive lineman, Ben Clarke protected UH quarterbacks. IF things go according to plan, Clarke will be protecting the rest of us. He is hopeful of joining HPD.