Declan

Cronin

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#36

Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Montclair, N.J.
High School: Regis

Bio

Career Honors

2019 First Team All-Patriot League (starting pitcher)
2019 Academic All-Patriot League
2019 Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (4/2)
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Patriot League All-Tournament Team (2018, 2019)
Ranks 10th in program history in career strikeouts (156)
Drafted in 36th round (1,070th overall) by Chicago White Sox in 2019 MLB Draft.

2019 (Senior):

  • Named to the All-Patriot League first team.
  • Named to the Patriot League All-Academic team.
  • Earned team’s Robert T. Curran Leadership Award.
  • Posted a 6-4 record in 15 appearances with 10 starts in 71.0 innings pitched.
  • Recorded a 4.06 ERA with 61 strikeouts.
  • In conference play, posted a 2.70 ERA, second-lowest in the Patriot League, with a 5-1 record in 46.2 innings pitched.
  • Earned Patriot League Pitcher of the Week honors on April 2 after allowing three hits, one walk and one unearned run with nine strikeouts in seven-plus innings vs. Lehigh on March 30.
  • Named to the Patriot League All-Tournament team after allowing just one earned run on five hits with six strikeouts in semifinal vs. Army on May 11.
  • Vice President of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
  • Drafted in 36th round (1,070th overall) by Chicago White Sox in 2019 MLB Draft.

2018 (Junior):

  • Appeared in 13 games making 12 starts as a pitcher
  • Recorded a 4.16 ERA 
  • Went 4-5 on the season 
  • Pitched 67 innings 
  • Tallied 67 strikeouts 
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2017 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in 19 games tallying 25.2 innings
  • Recorded a 4.79 ERA
  • Tallied a 1-1 record
  • Recorded 22 strikeouts
  • Notched a season-high four strikeouts through 2.2 scoreless innings at Rhode Island (4/12)
  • Earned the win against Dartmouth (4/5)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016 (Freshman):

  • Made seven appearances on the season while posting a 3.86 ERA in 14.0 innings pitched
  • Threw six strikeouts on the year
  • Made his collegiate debut against UMass Lowell (3/23)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

High School:

  • Played two seasons of varsity baseball under head coach Keith Del Valle at Regis High School in New York, N.Y.
  • Captained team during senior season
  • Recorded a 2.13 earned run average and 61 strikeouts in 41.0 innings pitched as a senior
  • Also played two seasons of varsity basketball at Regis under head coach Kevin Cullen
  • Part of team that won state championship during junior season
  • Named to Honor Roll as a senior.

Personal:

  • Son of Kevin and Patricia Cronin
  • Has one brother (Brian)
  • Mother, Patricia, graduated from Holy Cross (Class of 1982)
  • Uncle, Robert Cronin, graduated from Holy Cross (Class of 1984)
  • History major with a minor in philosophy. 
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