Heading into the 2019 season, New England Baseball Journal highlights the top-20 college hitters at New England schools.
UConn | Junior | SS | Staten Island, N.Y.
Prato commands shortstop for the Huskies and gets it done with the bat, too. He hit .324 with 23 RBI and 42 runs scored as well as a team-leading 79 hits and 18 stolen bases. Prato had multiple hits in 24 of the Huskies’ 59 games and reached base at a .388 clip. After helping UConn to the NCAA tournament as the No. 1 team in New England last year, Prato hit .261 in 33 games as a member of the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Bourne Braves during the summer.
Bryant | Redshirt Sophomore | OF | Millbury, Mass.