2007: Appeared in four games out of the bullpen as a sophomore...posted a 16.88 ERA and a .500 opponent batting average...did not record an out while giving up five runs on five hits against Wright State (3/3), but allowed just two hits and a walk in 2.2 shutout innings the rest of the season...allowed one single and a walk in 1.0 innings of relief at UNO (3/20)...gave up one single in two thirds of an inning against East Carolina (4/1)...tossed a perfect inning against Memphis (4/6).
2006: Appeared in four games in relief as a redshirt-freshman...went a season-long 1.0 innings in first career appearance vs. Penn State (2/18)...struck out the only two men he faced against UNO (2/21)...posted an assist in his lone fielding attempt of 2006 against Penn State.
2005: Redshirted his first season in the Green Wave program...off the diamond, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
Summer Ball: Played for the Kauai Menehunes of the Hawaii Collegiate Baseball League in 2006 and PCI of the Baton Rouge CC in 2007...in 2006, helped lead the Menehunes to the inaugural HCBL championship game after posting an 8-2 record with a 2.62 ERA in 50.0 innings of work...in 2007, went 2-1 with 15 strikeouts in 20.0 innings on the mound and hit 10-for-15 with two home runs at the plate while helping the team finish second in the league.
High School: Four-year letterman at Jesuit High for coach Dave Moreau...helped lead the Blue Jays to a pair of District 9-5A titles and advance to the state championship game in 2004...as a senior, went 5-2...played two seasons of Legion ball with Retif Oil and helped the team win the district championship as a junior...earned 2003 American Legion Judge Ben Bagert Award as the leading pitcher and was named the Gatorade Will-To-Win Athlete...off the diamond, was a member of the Spanish Club.
Personal: Born William Peter Connick on Jan. 18, 1986 in New Orleans, La...son of Peter and Mary Belle Connick...has two sisters, Katherin Grace and Mary Colleen...cousin of New Orleans District Attorney Harry Connick and famed singer/pianist Harry Connick, Jr...majoring in political science.