|High School:||Daniel Hand|
Before Yale: All-state selection as a senior at Daniel Hand High School... Batted .500 with a .776 slugging percentage... Three-time first team all-league selection... Four-year starter at third base... Team captain... Two-time defensive player of the year... 2009 recipient of the Madison Little League and DHHS Softball Excellence Award... Helped lead Hand to two division championships... Played for the Connecticut Panthers Gold... Batted .435 with nine home runs and 35 RBI... Played in the 2007 Montreal Challenge 18-and-under all star game... Member of the National Honor Society... Umpires academic all-state selection.
Personal: Grandfather, Carm Cozza, was the head football coach at Yale for 32 years and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.