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Joe Romero
Player Profile:
Joe Romero 1768526
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Valley Stream, N.Y.
High School: Chaminade

2017: Went 0-2 with a 10.67 ERA with nine strikeouts and 11 walks in 14.1 innings over 12 appearances... Made two starts... Recorded two strikeouts in 1.0 inning pitched at Maine (5/20)... Lasted four innings, allowing six runs on eight hits with two strikeouts in first start at St. John's (4/11)... Made season debut at Longwood (2/26)

2016: Took the mound 13 times with 1 start for the Great Danes as the teams right-handed pitcher ... Finished the season 1-2 with a 9.00 ERA in 15.0 innings ... Totaled 11 strikeouts and 2 putouts ... 2015-16 America East Honor Roll. 

2015: Took the mound nine times, starting in three games ... Finished with a 6.20 ERA and a 2-2 overall record ... Totaled 20 strikeouts in 20.1 innings pitched ... Recorded his first win against Central Connecticut (3/17), by pitching 3.0 innings, allowing just one hit and picking up three strikeouts ... In his very next outing vs. Hartford (4/6), he struck out two batters in 2.1 innings of work to give him his second win in as many games ... In his last two outings at UMBC (5/10) and vs. Maine (5/16), he pitched a total of 3.1 innings and struck out one batter and allowing zero runs. 

2014: Made four relief appearances on the mound ... Went 0-0 with a 10.80 ERA in 3.1 innings ... Held Marist (3/18) off the board in 1.1 innings of work with a strikeout.

High School: Played four years of baseball and two of football at Chaminade High School in Mineola, N.Y. ... Posted a 0.92 ERA while going 5-0 with 47 strikeouts in just 43 innings in his senior season ... Earned 2013 all-league, All-Long Island, Most Improved Player, and All-America honorable mention accolades in baseball.

Personal: Intended criminal justice major from Valley Stream, NY ... Son of David and Maria Romero ... Has one brother, David Jr.

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