GENERAL: A versatile player who possesses a bulldog mentality and much untapped potential...Could be a key contributor as he improves control...Expected to develop into a top pitching option...Reliable option in middle relief for both long and short situations...Expected to be top option out of the pen in middle relief.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in seven games out of the bullpen...Posted 0-0 record and 7.27 ERA which was second amongst relief pitchers...Did not give up earned run in four of seven outings...Did not give up an earned run over his first three appearances of the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 10 games out of the bullpen...Posted 2-1 record and 2.45 ERA was best amongst the relief corps...Held opponents scoreless in six of 10 outings...Picked up victories in relief over Dartmouth (4/2) and Cornell (4/22)...Allowed just one run over final three appearances while striking out six in 5.2 innings of work.
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in six games in relief...Pitched 7.1 innings and posted a 1-0 record...Opposing batters hit just .250 against him...Pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts to help defeat Maine 4-2 and record his first career win (4/26)...Threw two hitless innings against Marist (5/18).
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered in baseball and basketball in high school...Named MVP of basketball team as a freshman...Garnered accolades for JV baseball as a sophomore...Team won JV Baseball Championship as a sophomore...Recipient of basketball MVP and baseball Most Improved Player Awards as a senior...Team won conference baseball champion as a senior...Named All-Conference for baseball and basketball as a senior.
ROSSI ON MIKLAS: "Dan appeared in 7 games out of the bullpen in middle relief last spring. He is coming off an arm injury, and when he becomes healthy he will play the same role coming out of the bullpen in middle relief."
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