La Salle's Cucinotta and Penn's Scafidi earn D-I Player of the Week honors from the Philadelphia Baseball Review

April 22, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its Division-I College Player of the Week awards on Monday for the period ending April 21. La Salle sophomore outfielder Jack Cucinotta was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week, while Penn junior right-hander Christian Scafidi has been named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. Cucinotta finished the week 5-for-13 (.385) with three homers, six RBIs, five walks, and five runs…

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Cucinotta hits a pair of homers to pace La Salle past Saint Joseph's

April 20, 2019

Jack Cucinotta hit a pair of homers and drove in four runs to lead La Salle to a much needed 7-1 conference win over Saint Joseph’s on Friday at Smithson Field. Cucinotta hit his first blast in the opening frame, giving the Explorers a 2-0 advantage. Tommy Toal collected a pair of hits in the win and Peyton Sorrels finished with a hit and an RBI. For the Hawks, James…

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Saint Joseph's offense explodes for 20 runs in win over La Salle; Villanova beats Saint John's

April 19, 2019

Saint Joseph’s fell behind early but roared back to down La Salle in the first game of a crucial three-game set on Thursday at Smithson Field, 20-7. The Hawks scored in every inning but two and scored five runs in an inning twice. Brendan Hueth and James McConnon each had big days at the plate, both finishing 3-for-5 with Hueth driving in a run and McConnon pushing home a pair….

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Sorrels and Faso carry La Salle past Penn in Big 5 contest

April 17, 2019

Sean Phelan collected four hits on the day, including a two-run homer in the eighth, but La Salle was able to fend off the Penn offense in a 7-6 win on Tuesday afternoon at Hank DeVincent Field. The Quakers, who entered the contest with the second most potent offense in D-I, jumped ahead with two runs in the opening frame but the Explorers quickly answered back with three runs of…

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La Salle's Sorrels and Penn's Scafidi earn weekly D-I honors from the Philadelphia Baseball Review

April 15, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its Division-I College Player of the Week awards on Monday for the period ending April 14. La Salle senior second baseman Peyton Sorrels was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week, while Penn junior right-hander Christian Scafidi has been named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. Sorrels finished the week 8-for-16 (.500) with four runs scored, a pair of doubles, a…

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Philadelphia College Baseball Highlights: April 13

April 14, 2019

GAMES OF APRIL 13, 2019 La Salle 18, Quinnipiac 8: The Explorers hit four homers in the contest, highlighted by a two-run shot by Ben Faso in the fourth to even the contest. La Salle went on to score 12 more unanswered runs in the win. Faso, Peyton Sorrels, Tommy Toal, and Kevin McGowan each finished the contest with three hits. La Salle 2, Quinnipiac 1: Colin Scanlon tossed five…

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College Baseball Notebook: The Penn offense, Hinchliffe and Tatoian honors, and a huge D-III weekend with conference implications

April 12, 2019

The Penn Quakers (17-9, 6-3) enter the weekend sitting atop the Ivy League standings in a three-way tie with Harvard and Columbia. The club hosts Princeton this weekend with a single game Friday afternoon and then a doubleheader on Saturday. The Quakers offense is hitting .350 on the season, the second highest mark in the country of all D-I programs. Senior catcher Matt O’Neill ranks 19th individually in the country…

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La Salle's Connor Hinchliffe named to Golden Spikes Award watch list

April 11, 2019

Despite the tough start to conference play, the La Salle baseball program has seen a resurgence this year under head coach David Miller and one of the stars this season has been senior right-hander Connor Hinchliffe. The Pottsville native was named to the Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list by USA Baseball on Wednesday. The Explorers’ closer has made 17 appearances this season, posting a 1.66 ERA while collecting 32…

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Philly College Baseball Digest: April 9

April 10, 2019

GAMES OF APRIL 9, 2019 Villanova 8, Saint Joseph’s 7: Doug deMarrais delivered a walk-off single in the 10th to score pinch-runner Theron Schilling and lift the Wildcats to a win. deMarrais finished the contest with three hits while Nick Lorusso also collected three hits and scored a pair of runs. For the Hawks, Andrew Cossetti homered and Liam Bendo drove in a pair. Muhlenberg 9, Swarthmore 8: Jackson Roberts…

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Swarthmore's Beeker and Cabrini's Weemaels earn Player of the Week honors

April 9, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its Division-III College Player of the Week awards on Tuesday for the period ending April 7. Swarthmore junior infielder Cole Beeker was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week, while Cabrini junior right-hander Kyran Weemaels has been named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. Beeker hit .533 over the week with seven runs scored and four RBIs for the Garnet. He…

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