Congrats to Connor Fitzsimons for making Connecticut proud!
CCSU proudly reports that their catcher just inked his first career contract with the LA Angels. He’s been assigned to play the rest of the season with the rookie team, the Arizona League Angels, which ends August 29th. It’s rumored he will continue his career as their catcher.
He’s been a rising star in baseball since his high school days. In 2011, he was featured in the Connecticut High School All-Stars game. He then earned the title of All-Conference catcher in 2012 and represented the state on the USA NTIS North Atlantic showcase team.
He hit a career-high during his senior year of college with a .321 batting and a .985 fielding percentage. He also earned All-Northeast Conference honors.