Patrick O’Neill enters his first year at Wesleyan University as the pitching coach.
O’Neill was an outstanding pitcher at Eastern Connecticut State University, earning first-team All-Little East honors in 2014 after going 5-1 with a 2.77 ERA. He appeared in 40 games, including starting 22 with an exceptional 1.86 walks-per-nine rate.
Before coming to Wesleyan, O’Neill was the head baseball coach at Thomaston (Conn.). In the summer of 2018, O’Neill was an assistant coach for the Danbury Westerners in the NECBL. He also pitched for the Westerners in 2014, leading the team in ERA and saves.
O’Neill graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2016, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education.