Levitt, Tatoian, and Gillen highlight Philadelphia Baseball Review's All-Philly Region D-III team

May 28, 2019

Though just one local team qualified for the NCAA Division-III tournament, the 2019 season was full of spectacular performances and breakout campaigns. There were many players at the D-III level deserving of recognition, but the players mentioned here were a cut above the others and deserving of All-Philadelphia Region recognition. Catcher: Zach Ray – Neumann: Hit .277 on the year with 38 hits, including eight doubles, two triples and a…

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Joel Bartoni named NCAA Division-III Pitcher of the Year by the Philadelphia Baseball Review

May 24, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review announced on Friday that Arcadia senior right-hander Joel Bartoni is the publication’s NCAA Division III Pitcher of the Year. A four-year starter for the Knights, the Emmaus product pieced together the best season of his collegiate career in 2019. His 1.85 ERA was tops of all D-III starters in the Philly-region and in 10 starts he tossed five complete games. He collected nine wins on the…

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Charles Levitt named NCAA Division III Offensive Player of the Year by the Philadelphia Baseball Review

May 24, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review announced on Friday that Swarthmore senior outfielder Charles Levitt is the publication’s NCAA Division III Offensive Player of the Year. A native of Minneapolis, Levitt became the first player in Swarthmore history to reach 200 career hits. He finished the season hitting .428 with five homers and 37 RBIs. He also stole 27 bases, posted a .986 fielding percentage, and led all Philadelphia D-III players with…

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Penn State-Abington ousted from regional after loss to Salisbury

May 19, 2019

Penn State-Abington was eliminated from the NCAA tournament on Saturday following a 5-2 loss to Salisbury in a double-elimination regional. The Nittany Lions lost to Rowan on Friday, 18-2. Ryan McCarty homered in the losing effort while Tyler DiPatri and Bill Trimble collected two hits each on the day. McCarty’s solo shot gave the Nittany Lions a 1-0 lead in the first before Salisbury answered back with two runs in…

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Rowan crushes Penn State-Abington in regional opener, Nits to face Salisbury on Saturday

May 17, 2019

It was a morning of firsts for Penn State-Abington as the Nittany Lions participated in the program’s first-ever NCAA tournament contest, however, the outcome was lopsided and not in a good way. Rowan, the No. 7 team in the nation, throttled the Nittany Lions 18-2. The Profs inflicted most of their damage in the third frame, scoring 10 runs to break the contest wide open. The Nittany Lions didn’t score…

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Penn State Abington wins North Eastern Athletic Conference title

May 13, 2019

Penn State Abington was awarded the North Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament title on Sunday after heavy rain forced the cancellation of the last day of tournament play. The Nittany Lions entered Sunday as the highest seed remaining in the tourney after beating Penn State Berks on Thursday and Wells on Saturday. Jaden Himmelreich was named tournament MVP after tossing a complete game against Wells while collecting three hits, three runs,…

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Gwynedd Mercy takes AEC title, awaits potential NCAA tourney bid

May 13, 2019

Gwynedd Mercy railied back from a five-run deficit to beat Cabrini on Saturday, 10-9, to capture the Atlantic East Conference Championship. Trailing 8-3 entering the fourth inning, Dave Tatoian highlighted a five-run frame for the Griffins with a grand slam. He finished the contest 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and a season-high five RBIs. Ryan Keen hit an RBI-double in the sixth to score Tatoian and break the…

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Gwynedd Mercy wallops Cabrini, plus West Chester advances

May 11, 2019

Here’s a look at Friday’s Philadelphia-region college baseball postseason results, highlighted by convincing wins from Gwynedd Mercy and West Chester. Gwynedd Mercy 20, Cabrini 5Nick Mulvey collected a career-high seven RBIs highlighted by a grand slam in the second to lift the Griffins to an opening win in the AEC best-of-three title series. The Griffins opened up a 9-0 lead by the third innings. Nine of the club’s 14 hits…

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Cabrini, Gwynedd Mercy, West Chester, Cairn, and PSU-Abington have title shots; Saint Joseph's opens key series with VCU

May 10, 2019

Saint Joseph’s is the only local D-I program that has the potential to reach their conference (A-10) tournament. As of now, they are sitting in seventh place in the A-10 (10-8) and would claim the last postseason berth. The Hawks host conference leader VCU for an important three-game set beginning this afternoon. Following this series, the Hawks will go on the road next weekend to face UMass in what could…

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Haverford falls in Centennial Conference championship to Johns Hopkins

May 7, 2019

Haverford pieced together an outstanding run in the Centennial Conference, but unfortunately, things came to an end on Monday as Johns Hopkins beat the Fords in the conference championship, 11-1. Ethan Lee-Tyson collected two of the Fords’ six hits in the loss. He also drove in their lone run. Trailing Johns Hopkins 1-0 entering the third inning, things quickly deteriorated as the Blue Jays offense erupted for seven runs and…

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