Ryan Quinn Signs Professional Contract with Worcester Tornadoes


WORCESTER, Mass. - Pitcher Ryan Quinn (Lebanon, Conn.), who recently wrapped up a four-year career with the Southern New Hampshire University baseball program, has signed a professional contract with the Worcester Tornadoes of the independent Can-Am League.

Quinn, a righty, started 12 games for the Penmen this season and recorded a 5-5 record, threw five complete games and posted a team-best 3.50 earned run average.  He struck out a single-season school record 100 batters on the season while walking just 21 in 87.1 innings of work.  He led the Northeast-10 in strikeouts during the regular season and ranked 10th in Division II in strikeouts and 22nd in strikeouts per game (10.31).  For his efforts, he collected Northeast-10 Third Team All-Conference honors.

The Tornadoes, who are managed by former Boston Red Sox and MLB All-Star catcher Rich Gedman, currently sit third in the standings in the six-team Can-Am League with a record of 22-24 through Sunday.  SNHU head coach Scott Loiseau played for the Tornadoes during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.