Jay Headlines Impressive Group of Illini Relievers
Illinois Tops White Sox DIL 4-1, Falls to Orioles DIL 4-1
UI Wins Game One 9-6, Takes Game Two 4-1 on Monday
23 Illini Join Collegiate Summer Baseball Leagues
Illinois Reaches 30 Wins for Fifth Time under Coach Hartleb
2013 Illinois Baseball Cards
2015 - Senior: Game-by-Game Stats
2014 - Junior: Made only appearance vs. Connecticut (2/23) ... Played for the Lombard Orioles of the Wisconsin State League/Chicago Suburban Baseball League along with Illini teammates Anthony Drago, Ike Greenspon and Andrew Mamlic during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats
2013 - Sophomore: Appeared in eight games out of the bullpen and had a 6.75 ERA ... Tossed a scoreless inning of relief vs. Eastern Illinois (4/9) ... Pitched in both games of the doubleheader vs. Nebraska (3/23), throwing 1.1 scoreless innings in game one and a perfect inning in game two ... Made first relief appearance vs. Ohio (2/22), tossing two scoreless innings and allowing just one hit ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Played for the St. Louis Dodgers of the St. Louis Metro Collegiate League during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats
2012 - Freshman: Made 12 appearances on the season, all out of the bullpen ... Went 0-0 with a 1.38 ERA, allowing 10 hits in 13 innings while striking out 10 ... Recorded scoreless appearances in 10 of 12 outings and four of his last five on the season ... Pitched six innings over six outings before giving up his first run as a collegiate pitcher on 3/30 ... Allowed only one run in five innings over five appearances after that outing ... Struck out five in 1 1/3 innings pitched against Ohio State (4/20), including a four-strikeout ninth inning ... Held opponents to a .213 batting average and posted a 1.00 WHIP, second-best on the team among pitchers with 10-plus innings pitched ... Allowed only one hit to left-handed hitters (1-for-15, .067) on the year ... Tied for ninth in the Big Ten in games finished (six) in conference games ... Played for the Crystal Lake Cardinals of the Chicago Suburban League with Illini teammate Will Krug during the summer. | Game-by-Game Stats
Led Addison Trail in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts from 2009-2011 ... Earned All-West Suburban Conference honors in 2010 and 2011 ... Two-time Academic All-Conference honoree ... Earned three varsity letters in baseball and one in football during his high school career.
Born May 21, 1993 ... Parents are Michael and Sandra Milazzo ... Has one sister, Daniele, who is a student in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Illinois ... Both of his parents are former Illini ... Majoring in finance and minoring in the Hoeft Technology and Management Program ... Hobbies include following the Cubs across the country with his family ... Lists his biggest thrills in sports as his 2009 playoff win against St. Charles East and his no-hitter with 14 strikeouts junior year ... Favorite athlete is Cliff Lee because he wants to finish every game he starts ... Earliest baseball memory is attending his first Cubs game with his father when he was three years old ... Was a member of the National Honor Society in high school ... Plans to pursue a career in commercial banking following graduation ... Lists his father as the person who has most influenced his athletic career because when everyone told him he could not achieve his goals, his father never let him give up.
Updated February 2015