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Amherst, Mass. — The UConn baseball team scored nine runs in the seventh inning to rally for a 12-5 win over UMass Monday afternoon.
Freshman Jared Dettmann pitched six innings to earn the win for the Huskies (15-12) who've won nine of their last 10 games.
Trailing 3-2 in the seventh, freshman Eric Yavarone's single drove in the tying run and Bill Ferriter, the Big East player-of-the-week, knocked in the go-ahead run with an infield single.
Senior Ryan Fuller of Old Lyme went 3-for-5 and scored three runs for the Huskies. Junior LJ Mazzilli finished with three RBI and freshman David Mahoney of Colchester made his first career appearance, pitching the ninth inning.
• Josh Powell, Sam Buffum, Adam Verhoeff and John Powell won singles matches, leading Williams School past Hyde School, 7-0, in a season-opening match.
Calhoun earns MVP
• UConn-bound guard Omar Calhoun earned most valuable player honors for the East in its 84-72 win over the West in the All-American Championship game Sunday in New Orleans.
Calhoun, who attends Christ the King in Brooklyn, N.Y., scored an All-American Championship record 26 points. He went 8-for-12 from the field and 10-for-11 from the foul line.