A catcher, Quinn comes off a successful colligate baseball career with the University of Rhode Island. Prior to the start of the 2013 season Quinn was named to the 2013 College Sports Madness Preseason All-Conference Team. He lived up to his pre-season billing as he provided the Rams with 15 runs and 46 hits. In the process he added 20 RBIs, along with four doubles, two triples and one home run. Quinn excelled on the defensive side of the ball as he benefited the team with 231 putouts, with a fielding percentage of .989.
As a sophomore In 2012 Pat was named to the NEIBA All-New England Second Team and Atlantic 10 Second Team. That year he batted .303 with two home runs, and 32 RBIs.