AT GW: Will see time out of the bullpen and as a spot starter.
2004: Appeared in 12 games and started three...struck out 31 batters in 31.2 innings...held opponents to a .216 batting average.
2003: Started all 12 games he appeared in...posted a 3-3 record in 54.2 innings...struck out 36 compared to only 21 walks...earned first career victory versus Fairfield on March 9, 2003...made successful transition from Division III to Division I baseball.
PREVIOUS/HIGH SCHOOL: Played freshman collegiate season at College of New Jersey (Division III) were he went 8-0 in eight starts and posted an ERA of 2.12...named to the 2002 NJCBA Division I/III All-Rookie Team and NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional All-Tournament Team...played for Scott Bray at Raritan High School...Somerset All-County senior year...all-state third-team senior year... member of National Honor Society...played for the Arlington Senators during the summers.
PERSONAL: Born September 16, 1982, in Phoenix, AZ...son of Gary and Donna CasaGrande...has a younger brother, Justin (18)...geoscience major.