2016: Made nine appearances and eight starts… Tallied 33 strikeouts on the year… Gave up one run on five hits with seven strikeouts in 6.2 work against Connecticut (3/26 – Game 2)… Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Mar. 29… Last seven innings, allowing two runs and striking out five, to pick up first career win at Brown (4/3 – Game 2)… Pitcher of record in a 5-4 win over Princeton (4/24 – Game 1).
At Stafford: Pitched and played outfield and first base… Two-time all-conference selection… Named Connecticut All-State as junior and senior… Made Connecticut High School Coaches All-Star Team in 2014 and 2015… Hartford Courant All-Courant Team in 2015… Went 9-0 with 0.94 ERA with 108 strikeouts in 67 innings in final high school season… Hit .562 with 38 RBI and 14 stolen bases…. Won NCCC Conference title in 2013 and 2015… Connecticut Academic All-State as senior… High honors student all four years.
Personal: Played for summer ball for Connecticut Americans, who won Triple Crown National Championships in 2014 and 2015…Parents are Michelle and Wayne Simpson… Born August 19, 1997.