February 9, 2012

2012 ECC Baseball Preseason Poll Released

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Feb. 9, 2012) – The Mercy College baseball team was tabbed to finish sixth this season in the East Coast Conference, the conference  office announced yesterday.  For a complete preview and list of the poll, please follow the video link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2SBqqGzi3Q&feature=youtu.be

This season, senior pitcher Tyler Savin (Wantagh, N.Y.) returns to challenge for the ECC Pitcher of the Year award, heading a deep and veteran rotation while junior outfielder Andrew Bock (Malverne, N.Y.) leads four returning starters in the field.

Last year's squad finished in sixth place with a 17-28 record (10-20 in-conference, topping 15 wins in a season for the third straight year. Savin and graduated outfielder Matt Walsh were named Second Team All-ECC.

2012 ECC Baseball Preseason Poll

1. Molloy - 43

2. Dowling - 34

2. St. Thomas Aquinas - 34

4. Bridgeport - 33

5. C.W. Post – 26

6. Mercy – 16 points

7. Queens – 10 points