22  Paul Carufe
Paul Carufe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomfield, N.M.

High School:
Bloomfield

Last College:
Dutchess CC

Weight:
185

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
08/28/1981


2004: Picked up his first win of the season, pitching five innings and allowing five runs while striking out three vs. High Point (3/6)...pitched two innings allowing only one run while striking out three against St. Francis (4/7)...pitched three innings allowing two runs and striking out four against Marist (4/16)...pitched in 3.2 innings allowing three runs and striking out four against NYIT (4/20)...pitched five innings, allowing three runs while striking out five to earn the win against Hofstra (5/4).

2003: Finished first season at Stony Brook with a 3-1 record and 3.83 ERA in 40 innings of work...started six games and had almost a two-to-one (1.95) strikeout to walk ratio...pitched seven innings, striking out six for the win in the America East Championships against Maine to advance to conference final...won first game of Stony Brook career with a six-inning outing in which he struck out eight against Albany...notched second win of the year in a seven-inning, six-strikeout outing against Vermont.

Before Stony Brook: Redshirted in 2000 at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, N.M....played two years for Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y....pitched 83 innings for Dutchess in 2001, posting a 7-3 record...led the country in strikeouts (116) and strikeouts per inning (1.39)...2001 conference MVP and all-region, in addition to being named to the all-regional tournament team...improved his record to 10-1 with a 2.00 ERA in 2002...played in the junior college World Series in 2001 and 2002.

High School: Attended Bloomfield High School in Bloomfield, N.M., lettering three years...posted a 10-3 record during his career with the Bobcats...all-district in 1998 and 1999 and all-state in 1999...also played football, wrestled and ran cross country... 1999 all-district honors for football.

Personal: Son of Karen and Coy Skinner...majoring in social sciences.