2012: Appeared in 17 games for the Spartans and posted a record of 2-1 …threw 23.1 innings, averaging right at one strikeout per frame (23 total) … made his lone start of the season at No. 8 North Carolina as the Spartans knocked off the Tar Heels 8-4 … tallied a season-best six strikeouts against Samford (3/9) while also throwing six complete to earn the win … picked up his first victory of the season against Delaware State (2/18) in the first game of a doubleheader, working 1.2 innings allowing just a single hit and striking out two … recorded multiple strikeouts in seven of his 17 appearances.
Prior to UNCG: Played two seasons at Hartford Community College in Bel Air, Md. for coach Tom Eller … appeared as a starter and a reliever as a sophomore as he posted a 4-3 record with a 3.95 ERA … he finished the year third on the team with 47 strikeouts and also had two saves … helped lead his team to a school-best 44-13 record as a sophomore … went 2-2 with a 7.91 ERA as a freshman in 11 appearances.
High School: Earned four varsity letters at Northwest High School for coach Matt Noble … was named the 2009 Gazette Player of the Year as a senior … also named first-team all-county after his last year … tied the school record for the most wins in a season as a senior after he went 7-0 … named team captain his final season … also had a 2.39 ERA as a senior in addition to going .413 with 16 RBI at the plate … earned first-team all-county honors as a junior, as well … had two varsity letters in golf and was named the team captain of the golf team as a senior.
Personal: Dominique Vattuone III … majoring in Feb. 12, 1991 in Olney, Md. … son of Dominique and Angela Vattuone … has two older siblings, Nikki and Brittany, and two younger siblings, Alexis and Anthony … majoring in sociology at UNCG.
Innings pitched: 6.0, Samford, Mar 09, 2012
Walks allowed: 4, North Carolina, Mar 13, 2012
Strikeouts: 6, Samford, Mar 09, 2012
Batters faced: 22, Samford, Mar 09, 2012
Field chances: 1, at Georgia Southern, Mar 16, 2012 ; at NC State, May 15, 2012
Putouts: 1, at NC State, May 15, 2012
Assists: 1, at Georgia Southern, Mar 16, 2012
Runners CS: 1, North Carolina, Mar 13, 2012 ; at NC State, May 15, 2012