16 Ben Contento
16 Ben Contento
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: R-Junior
Hometown: Schenectady, N.Y.
High School: Colonie Central
Position: RHP
Major: Management
app 8
gs 6
w 1
l 3
sv 0
ip 34.0
era 6.35
k 38

HONORS
Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week - March 12, 2018

As A Redshirt Junior (2018) | Game-by-Game

  • Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree
  • Made eight appearances and six starts, including four starts as a member of the weekend rotation
  • Finished the season 1-3 overall with a 6.35 ERA in 34.0 innings including 38 strikeouts
  • Registered five or more strikeouts in four of his eight outings
  • Named Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week after striking out 11 and allowing only an infield single in five innings at James Madison (3/12)
  • Struck out two in a scoreless inning vs. Rutgers (2/24)

As A Junior (2017)

  • Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree
  • Redshirted season due to injury

As A Sophomore (2016)

  • Appeared in 10 games including one start, posting a 2-0 record with a 5.40 ERA
  • Struck out 11 batters in 13.1 innings of work
  • Opponents hit .255 against
  • Picked up the win after making his first start of the year, throwing 4.1 innings while allowing three runs at Niagara (4/19)
  • Threw a scoreless inning at Dayton (4/17)
  • Earned the win with 1.1 innings of work, retiring all four batters he faced vs. Bucknell (4/6)
  • Worked a scoreless inning of relief at Savannah State (2/20)

As A Freshman (2015)

  • Appeared in 17 games, starting in one
  • Posted an 0-3 record with a 4.45 ERA
  • Recorded 26 strikeouts in 32.1 innings
  • Allowed 19 walks, 16 runs and 31 hits
  • Compiled a career high five strikeouts against Buffalo (April 14) 

High School
Posted a 2.41 ERA on the mound and hit .418 during senior year ... Finished high school career with a 2.48 ERA and a career batting average of .396 ... Earned Suburban Council First Team honors and was team MVP senior year ...  Honor Roll student all four years.

Personal
Son of Michelle and Michael Contento ... Management major ... sister, Shannon, played rugby at University of Albany. 

 

Recent Games
May 11 Saint Louis L, 8-4
May 12 Saint Louis
May 14 at Penn State L, 10-2
May 17 at Rhode Island L, 8-7
May 18 at Rhode Island L, 14-7
May 18 at Rhode Island W, 4-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 8 4
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 8 4
Games started 6 4
Wins 1 0
Losses 3 3
Saves 0 0
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 34.0 19.2
Hits 35 25
Runs 29 23
Earned Runs 24 20
Walks 16 10
Strikeouts 38 15
Strikeouts per Game 10.06 6.86
Doubles Allowed 7 5
Triples Allowed 1 1
Home Runs Allows 3 3
At Bats Against 135 82
Batting Average Against .259 .305
Earned Run Average 6.35 9.15
Wild pitches 1 -
Hit Batters 7 5
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 2 1
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 1 1
Total Chances 4 2
Put Outs 0 0
Assists 3 1
Errors 1 1
Fielding Percentage .750 .500
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 3 1
Runners Caught Stealing 3 2
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .500 .667
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 23 vs. Chicago State L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Rutgers L, 13-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 26 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 14-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Mount St. Mary's L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Western Michigan L, 9-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Western Michigan L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Western Michigan L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at James Madison L, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at James Madison L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at James Madison W, 1-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 at N.C. A&T L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at N.C. A&T W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at N.C. A&T L, 4-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 24 at George Mason L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 6-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 27 Bucknell   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UMass L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UMass W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 at UMass W, 7-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 4 at Penn State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Saint Joseph's L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 8-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 14 VCU W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Youngstown State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Niagara L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Dayton L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Dayton W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Dayton L, 12-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 27 George Washington L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 George Washington W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 George Washington L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Binghamton L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Canisius L, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Penn State L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Rhode Island L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island L, 14-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 23 vs. Chicago State L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Rutgers L, 13-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 26 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 14-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Mount St. Mary's L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Western Michigan L, 9-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 3 vs. Western Michigan L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Western Michigan L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at James Madison L, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at James Madison L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at James Madison W, 1-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 at N.C. A&T L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at N.C. A&T W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at N.C. A&T L, 4-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 24 at George Mason L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 6-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 27 Bucknell   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UMass L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UMass W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 at UMass W, 7-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 4 at Penn State   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Saint Joseph's L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 8-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 14 VCU W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Youngstown State   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Niagara L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Dayton L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Dayton W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Dayton L, 12-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 27 George Washington L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 George Washington W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 George Washington L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Binghamton L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Canisius L, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Penn State L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Rhode Island L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island L, 14-7 - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 23 vs. Chicago State L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Rutgers L, 13-4 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 - 0.00 1 2 -
Feb 26 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 14-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Mount St. Mary's L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Western Michigan L, 9-2 0 0 0 0 2.1 3 3 2 7.71 1 4 -
Mar 3 vs. Western Michigan L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Western Michigan L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at James Madison L, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at James Madison L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at James Madison W, 1-0 1 1 0 0 5.0 1 0 0 0.00 3 11 -
Mar 16 at N.C. A&T L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at N.C. A&T W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at N.C. A&T L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 3.00 1 6 -
Mar 24 at George Mason L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 6-0 1 0 1 0 4.1 7 6 6 12.46 2 5 1
Mar 27 Bucknell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UMass L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UMass W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 at UMass W, 7-5 1 0 0 0 3.2 4 3 3 7.36 4 1 1
Apr 4 at Penn State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Saint Joseph's L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 8-2 1 0 1 0 7.0 5 7 4 5.14 3 4 -
Apr 14 VCU W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Youngstown State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Niagara L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Dayton L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Dayton W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Dayton L, 12-0 1 0 1 0 4.2 9 7 7 13.50 1 5 1
Apr 27 George Washington L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 George Washington W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 George Washington L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Binghamton L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Canisius L, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Penn State L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Rhode Island L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island L, 14-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 23 vs. Chicago State L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. Rutgers L, 13-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 26 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 14-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 vs. Mount St. Mary's W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Mount St. Mary's L, 16-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Western Michigan L, 9-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. Western Michigan L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. Western Michigan L, 1-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at James Madison L, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at James Madison L, 9-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at James Madison W, 1-0 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Mar 16 at N.C. A&T L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at N.C. A&T W, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at N.C. A&T L, 4-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 24 at George Mason L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at George Mason L, 6-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 27 Bucknell   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UMass L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UMass W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 1 at UMass W, 7-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 4 at Penn State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Saint Joseph's L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Niagara L, 10-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 VCU L, 8-2 2 0 1 1 .500 - 1 1 .500 - -
Apr 14 VCU W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Youngstown State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Niagara L, 11-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at Dayton L, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Dayton W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at Dayton L, 12-0 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Apr 27 George Washington L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 George Washington W, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 George Washington L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Binghamton L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Canisius L, 11-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 15-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 6 Canisius L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 9-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 Saint Louis L, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 12 Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 at Penn State L, 10-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Rhode Island L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island L, 14-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 at Rhode Island W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2014-15 17 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2018-19 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 47 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2014-15 17 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2016-17 - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2017-18 8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 47 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2014-15 17 1 0 3 0 - 32.1 31 16 16 19 26 7.24 2 4.45
2015-16 10 1 2 0 0 - 13.1 13 8 8 7 11 7.42 2 5.40
2016-17 - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
2017-18 8 6 1 3 0 - 34.0 35 29 24 16 38 10.06 3 6.35
2018-19 12 7 1 5 1 - 53.1 49 35 30 33 50 8.44 3 5.06
Total 47 15 4 11 1 - 133.0 128 88 78 75 125 8.46 10 5.28
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2014-15 17 7 1 6 0 1.000 1 4 - - - -
2015-16 10 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
2016-17 - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 8 4 0 3 1 .750 - 3 3 .500 - -
2018-19 12 9 3 6 0 1.000 - 6 2 .250 - -
Total 47 22 4 17 1 .955 1 13 5 .278 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
February 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
March 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
February 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
March 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 8 6 1 3 0 - 34.0 35 29 24 16 38 10.06 3 6.35
Conference 4 4 0 3 0 - 19.2 25 23 20 10 15 6.86 3 9.15
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 1 1 0 1 0 - 7.0 5 7 4 3 4 5.14 - 5.14
Away 5 5 1 2 0 - 23.2 25 18 18 11 28 10.65 3 6.85
Neutral 2 0 0 0 0 - 3.1 5 4 2 2 6 16.20 - 5.40
-
Wins 2 2 1 0 0 - 8.2 5 3 3 7 12 12.46 1 3.12
Losses 6 4 0 3 0 - 25.1 30 26 21 9 26 9.24 2 7.46
-
February 1 0 0 0 0 - 1.0 2 1 - 1 2 18.00 - 0.00
March 4 3 1 1 0 - 17.2 15 11 10 7 26 13.25 1 5.09
April 3 3 0 2 0 - 15.1 18 17 14 8 10 5.87 2 8.22
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 8 4 0 3 1 .750 - 3 3 .500 - -
Conference 4 2 0 1 1 .500 - 1 2 .667 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 2 0 1 1 .500 - 1 1 .500 - -
Away 5 2 0 2 0 1.000 - 2 2 .500 - -
Neutral 2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -
Losses 6 3 0 2 1 .667 - 1 3 .750 - -
-
February 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
March 4 2 0 2 0 1.000 - 2 1 .333 - -
April 3 2 0 1 1 .500 - 1 2 .667 - -