UConn pitcher Wills Montgomerie chosen by L.A. Dodgers in sixth round of MLB Draft

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(WTNH)–UConn pitcher Wills Montgomerie became the first player selected by a northeast college when he was grabbed by the L.A. Dodgers in the sixth round of the MLB Draft.

The Huskies righthander and Lakeville, Connecticut native went 6-3 with a 3.73 ERA in 89.1 innings pitched this season. He struck out 116 batters and walked just 40, while giving up 88 hits.

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Montgomerie played his high school ball at the Salisbury School and helped the team win three Western New England championships in his time there.

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