May 25, 2014 | Dan Thompson | 355 views
The College Beat
As the college baseball season winds down and teams begin conference championship tournaments, several Terrier alumni were recognized for their excellent play at their annual All- Conference Award presentations.
* Stony Brook Shortstop Cole Peragine earned a spot on the All America East Conference first team. Cole hit .294 with 31 runs scored and 35 RBI. He was top 10 in the conference in on base % (.405), runs scored, triples and walks.
During conference games Cole was number one with a .392 average and had a .500 on base %. He had 14 multi- hit games and 11 multi- RBI games. Over the final 13 games of the year he hit .455 with 16 RBI.
The Seawolves won the America East regular season championship and will play to advance to the NCAA Regionals this weekend.
* Infielder Mattingly Romanin of the Chicago State Cougars was named to the 2014 All- Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Second Team. Mattingly ranked sixth in runs (39), sixth in walks (34) and seventh in hits (63), eighth in stolen bases (13) and ninth in on base perecentage (.424)
"Mattingly was one of our most consistent players this year", said coach Steve Joslyn. "He is well respected by his teammates and coaches in the league because he always plays the game the right way with a solid effort. He is a leader on and off the field and I'm happy to see him recognized."
Romanin's batting average (.312), on base % (.424) and fielding % (.942) were all career highs.
* Outfielder Jordan Mountford had another excellent year for the Bryant University Bulldogs. Mountford hit 4 homers to go along with a .299 average. He had 25 RBI and a .477 slugging %.
The Bulldogs are looking for a birth in the NCAA Regionals when they play for the North East Conference championship on Saturday night.
* This year in NAIA action catcher Zack Sardellitti and 1B Bruce Yari were named to their respective All- Conference teams.
Zack hit .282 and had a sparkling .980 fielding % for the Davenport University Panthers.
Yari hit .362 on the season for UBC. He had 55 hits and 30 RBI. Stellar defense landed him a .997 fielding %.
* 3B Liam Wilson landed Conference honors for Northeastern Colorado (NJCAA D1). Liam hit .413 and had 34 RBI.
* Freshman RHP Cal Quantrill had a remarkable year for the Stanford Cardinal. Cal lead Stanford in innings pitched with 92.1 and strike outs with 84. His ERA was 2.92 with opponents hitting a paltry .224 through what was a grueling NCAA D1 schedule.