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:
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