23 Chad Rafferty
23 Chad Rafferty
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: 2013
Hometown: Keene, N.H.
High School: Keene
Position: RHP
Major: Marketing
Bats/Throws: R/R


ABCA/Rawlings All-America: 3rd Team (2012)
D3baseball.com All-America: 3rd Team (2012)
NCBWA New England Pitcher of the Year: 2012
D3baseball.com New England Pitcher of the Year: 2012
D3baseball.com All-New England: 1st Team (2012)
NEIBA All-New England: 1st Team (2012)
NEIBA All-New England: 2nd Team (2011)
ECAC All-New England: 2nd Team (2012)
GNAC Tournament MVP (2011)
GNAC Pitcher of the Year (2012)
All-Conference: 1st Team (2012)
All-Conference: 3rd Team (2011)
GNAC Pitcher of the Week: 5/2/11, 3/20/12
GNAC Honor Roll: 4/18/11, 3/28/12, 4/9/12

2012: Made 11 appearances with 10 starts as a junior…posted a miniscule 1.71 ERA and went 10-0 with 74 strikeouts in 68.1 innings…allowed 20 walks and a .213 opponents’ batting average…notched three complete games and a pair of shutouts…led the Monks’ pitching staff in ERA, wins, starts, shutouts, innings, strikeouts and opponents’ batting average…tied the Monks' single-season victories record and posted the third-lowest ERA in team history...garnered D3Baseball.com All-America, ABCA/Rawlings All-America, D3Baseball.com New England Pitcher of the Year, NCBWA New England Pitcher of the Year, NEIBA First Team All-New England, GNAC Pitcher of the Year, and First Team All-GNAC accolades...allowed one run off one hit and fanned six in six innings to earn the win in the Monks’ season-opening victory over Endicott College on March 11th…improved to 2-0 on the year after yielding two runs off three hits in seven frames against Keene State College on March 16th…struck out eight and allowed two runs off seven hits in eight innings to notch the win against Roger Williams University on March 23rd…tossed six shutout innings with six K’s in a 13-2 triumph over Suffolk University on April 1st…recorded his first career save after fanning a pair in 1.1 innings of relief versus Southern Maine on April 4th…allowed two runs off three hits with eight strikeouts over seven frames in a 5-2 victory over Emerson College on April 7th…improved to 7-0 on the year after striking out nine with six hits and two walks allowed over seven innings in an 8-0 win over Johnson & Wales University on April 20th…fanned 11 in a 7-5 GNAC Tournament quarterfinal victory over Suffolk on April 26th…surrendered a pair of unearned runs off three hits with six K’s in eight innings to notch the win versus Bates College on May 9th…saved his best for last, tossing a nine-inning shutout with a career-high 13 strikeouts in a 2-0 victory over Bowdoin College in the NCAA Regional Tournament on May 16th...selected as the GNAC Pitcher of the Week on March 20th and collected GNAC Weekly Honor Roll mention twice during the season…heads into his senior season tied for second in program history in pitching victories (21), ranked fourth in ERA (2.83), fifth in fewest hits per nine innings (7.93), sixth in strikeouts (182) and WHIP (1.21), seventh in K/9 (9.38) and ninth in innings (174.2). 

2011: Started nine games and went 6-1 with a 1.87 ERA as a sophomore…fanned 68 batters and allowed 51 hits and 20 walks in 62.2 innings…led the Monks staff in ERA, wins, innings and strikeouts…allowed just three extra-base hits – all doubles…held opponents to a .225 batting average…recorded three complete-game shutouts…did not allow a run for a span of 21.1 innings – a team record…led the GNAC in wins, ERA and strikeouts...held a 4.82 ERA after his first two starts and proceeded to lower the mark nearly every appearance thereafter…collected his first win of the 2011 campaign after allowing three runs with six K’s versus New Jersey City University on March 26th…yielded one hit and a pair of walks with seven strikeouts in five innings to pick up a win against Lasell College on April 6th…tossed a one-hitter and fanned nine in a complete-game (7 inn.) shutout victory over Thomas College on April 12th…pitched well, with three runs allowed and five K’s in eight frames, against Southern Maine on April 20th…tossed a gem against Johnson & Wales in the GNAC Tournament on April 30th when he struck out a career-high 12 batters and recorded a complete-game (9 inn.) shutout with just six hits allowed…his K total versus the Wildcats that day was the most since former teammate whiffed the same number against Norwich University on April 11th, 2009…extended his scoreless inning streak with another nine-inning shutout effort with eight K’s and eight hits allowed against NCAA Tournament hopeful Bowdoin College on May 8th…came up big in the Monks’ NCAA Tournament opener versus third-seeded Wheaton College when he allowed two runs off eight hits with 11 strikeouts in 8.1 innings…improved to 6-1 on the year with the win over the Lyons and recorded the 100th career strikeout in the tourney tilt…selected as the GNAC Tournament Most Valuable Player and earned NEIBA All-New England Second Team honors…collected Third Team All-GNAC accolades and named as the GNAC Pitcher of the Week on May 2nd…also listed on the conference weekly honor roll on April 18th…his 2011 ERA is the fifth-lowest in program history.

2010: Made nine starts and pitched in 11 total games…posted a 5.98 ERA with a 5-0
record…fanned 40 batters with 17 walks and 50 hits allowed in 43.2 innings…ranked second on the team in strikeouts and victories…his win total ranked second in the GNAC…allowed one earned run and six hits with a season-high 10 K’s in six innings against Rivier on March 27th to notch his first NCAA victory…collected a win in relief against Bowdoin on April 6th with two runs allowed in three frames…started against Tufts in the NCAA Regional Tournament on May 22nd…pitched exceedingly well against the Jumbos, as the rookie righty allowed five hits and three earned run with seven strikeouts in six innings.

High School: Played three years of varsity baseball for Tom Fowler at Keene High School, winning the 2009 state championship as a senior...was a First Team All State pitcher as a senior...went 5-0 with a 0.75 ERA senior year...named as the team's Best Pitcher...also played football.

Personal: Charles Michael Rafferty, born on February 8, 1991 in Wilmington, Delaware...son of Mike and Nancy Rafferty...currently majoring in liberal studies.