2016: Made 12 appearances on the mound, 10 of them starts...Struck out six and allowed three hits in four innings in the win at Santa Clara on February 27...Fanned eight and allowed just two earned runs in six strong innings against Davidson on April 1...Pitched into the seventh inning and allowed one run on five hits against Rhode Island on April 29.
2015: After missing two seasons due to injury, took the ball on Opening Day and tossed three and two-thirds solid innings as the Hawks went on to defeat Loyola Marymount on February 20…Tied for the team lead with 13 starts on the mound…Ranked fourth on the squad in innings pitched…Earned his first win of the season with five and a third shutout innings against Wagner on March 13…Struck out seven in seven and a third against George Washington on March 22…Allowed one run on two hits in a win at St. Bonaventure on May 10.
2014: Missed the season due to injury.
2013: Missed the season due to injury.
2012: Led all Hawk rookies in appearances on the mound...Made first career start at Seattle on March 6...Tossed seven innings, allowing one run on six hits while striking out three as he earned his first career victory in a 7-1 win over Bucknell on March 25.
High School: Named First Team All-State as a senior after he went 6-0 with a 1.87 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 46 innings...Two-time All-Conference First Team and All-Southeastern Pennsylvania First Team honoree...Started the PIAA Class AAAA state championship game in 2010...Tossed a one-hitter in the opening round and secured saves in the quarterfinal and semifinal wins as well...Posted a 9-2 record with two saves, a 1.97 earned run average and 81 strikeouts in 74.2 innings as a junior...Also lettered in basketball...A member of the only league championship basketball squad in Owen J. Roberts’ history.
Personal: Selected in the 39th round (1,201st overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies... Pursuing a graduate degree in criminal justice...Son of Danielle and Robert Ponto.