DOLPHINS BASEBALL SET TO PLAY FALL WORLD SERIES ON DICK ROCKWELL FIELD THIS WEEKEND

Syracuse, N.Y. – If you have been hoping to get a sneak peek of this 12 months’s Le Moyne College baseball squad sooner than the 2023 spring season, you might be in good fortune.

The Dolphins will probably be enjoying their 5th annual Fall World Series intersquad video games on Dick Rockwell Field this Friday and Saturday.

Le Moyne’s 26-man roster will probably be break up into two groups (Green and Yellow) for a blended 14 inning contest that may happen over the 2 days.

The two facets will play seven innings on Friday morning, with the primary pitch scheduled for 11 a.m., then they’ll congregate again on Dick Rockwell Field on Saturday at 10 a.m. for seven extra innings. The rating is not going to reset between video games, so whoever wins the primary seven inning contest may have a result in start the second one seven innings on Saturday.

The latest additions to the Le Moyne College baseball training body of workers will function the top coaches for the 2 groups.

Michael Smith, and Derrick Miller have been each introduced on as assistant coaches this summer season after competing for the Dolphins as graduate scholars within the Spring.

Smith won a number of accolades all over an peculiar 2022 marketing campaign. After the Dolphins gained 5 instantly video games in April the graduate appropriate fielder used to be named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Hitter of the Week within the East Region. Smith began all 52 video games all over the season and put in combination a .340 BA/.407 on base/.533 slugging slash line whilst launching a team-best 10 house runs.

Following the season Smith used to be a Northeast-10 First Team All-Conference variety, in addition to a Second Team All-East Region variety in line with each the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division II.

Miller used to be additionally one of the crucial first names written into the Le Moyne lineup in 2022, beginning 48 video games at 3rd base for the ‘Phins as a graduate scholar. Miller tallied seven doubles, two house runs and 24 runs batted in whilst stealing seven bases.

Miller’s statistics have been superb all over the shortened 2021 season. He began all 25 video games as a senior and used to be in opposition to the highest of the group in lots of offensive statistical classes. He led the group in doubles and runs scored with seven and 24, respectively. His 3 house runs have been tied for many at the group with Justin Tuey, Ty Syta and Drew Fureno, and his 17 RBIs have been 2nd at the group in the back of Fureno. His 15 walks drawn used to be 2nd maximum at the group in the back of Nick Nevins, and he led the ‘Phins with 3 sacrifice flies. With 23 hits at the season Miller used to be 2nd at the group in the back of Drew Carroll who tallied 27, and his .506 slugging share used to be 2nd supreme in the back of Fureno.

Both Miller and Smith will probably be nice additions to a training body of workers that returns all 3 of its very skilled contributors – Head Coach Scott Cassidy ’98, Assistant Coach Mike Meola Jr., and Assistant Coach Mike Meola Sr.

The Green Team
Michael Smith ’21 (Coach)
Freshmen: Lukas Egenhauser (Infield, RHPitcher), Brody Keneston (Catcher, Infield)

Pitchers: Junior LHP Max Parker, junior RHP Kennen Smith, graduate RHP Jacob Maser, sophomore LHP Jacob Crystal, redshirt-senior RHP John Geer, junior RHP Billy Hoffacker.

Hitters: Senior outfielder Zach Brush, junior outfielder Jason Boule, senior infielder/pitcher Philip Zollo, fifth 12 months senior infielder Nick Nevins, and junior catcher Brady Fureno.

The Yellow Team
Derrick Miller ’21 (Coach)
Freshmen: Michael Rockwell (Outfield), James Musso (Infield/Pitcher), Adam Sullivan (Infield), AJ Petraitis (Pitcher), Eric Swiencicki (Pitcher).

Pitchers: Redshirt sophomore RHP Jordan Goldmann, senior RHP Sam DiGeorge, Senior RHP Jed Boyle, sophomore RHP Steven Freer.

Hitters: Graduate infielder Drew Carroll, graduate infielder/pitcher Andrew Roden, sophomore catcher/infielder/pitcher Wyatt Patchett, sophomore catcher/infielder Benji Ries.

Among returning gamers, Zach Brush’s .347 moderate used to be the very best of the 2022 season. The middle fielder began 51 video games batting on the most sensible of the Le Moyne lineup and led all the group in hits with 70. Brush hammered 12 doubles and 5 house runs and used to be 3rd at the group in runs scored with 41 on his method to being a Northeast-10 Second Team All-Conference variety.

The handiest two gamers who surpassed his runs scored general in 2022 have been Carroll and Nevins, who crossed the plate 46 and 43 occasions, respectively. All 3 gamers go back for the 2023 season, giving the Dolphins plenty of pop on the most sensible in their lineup.

Carroll tallied 10 doubles, six house runs and 26 RBIs ultimate season, and will probably be one of the unhealthy hitters within the convention this season. The identical might be mentioned about Nevins, who began all 52 video games at shortstop in 2022 all over which he tallied 49 hits together with 10 doubles, a triple and 3 house runs which produced a complete of 30 runs batted in.

The trio of Brush, Carroll and Nevins drew a blended 82 walks ultimate season. Nevins drew an additional 13 loose bases being hit through pitches.

Jason Boule began 42 video games in left box as a sophomore in 2022 and gathered 45 hits and 14 RBIs, whilst Wyatt Patchett made essential contributions as each a tumbler and hitter all over his first collegiate season ultimate spring.

The Dolphins additionally go back two beginning pitchers from ultimate 12 months’s four-man rotation: Jacob Maser and Max Parker.

The left-handed Parker began 13 video games and compiled a team-best seven victories whilst pitching a team-high 87.1 innings all over his first complete season as a Dolphin. Parker used to be 2nd at the group in strikeouts with 77.

The right-handed Maser made 13 general appearances at the mound, together with 9 begins, and completed the season with a 4-1 file.

Jed Boyle made 15 appearances in reduction for the ‘Phins ultimate season and recorded 4 saves because the group’s nearer. In 24.0 innings pitched the flame-throwing Boyle recorded 30 strikeouts.

Sam DiGeorge will probably be one of the crucial group’s maximum skilled pitchers this season, having been applied as each a starter and reliever all over his Le Moyne occupation. DiGeorge recorded 3 wins in 8 appearances (4 begins) all over the 2021 season, then made 11 appearances out of the bullpen and two begins ultimate season, tallying two saves for the ‘Phins.

Brady Fureno began 26 video games for Le Moyne ultimate season as a backup catcher and designated hitter for the ‘Phins, generating 19 hits and 13 runs batted in as a sophomore.

Admission to the Thomas J. Niland Athletic Complex and Dick Rockwell Field is loose.

First pitch for Friday is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. and primary pitch for Saturday is scheduled for 10:00 a.m.

 

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