Randy's Weekly Honors, '16

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   Randy Seidman is again giving out college honors to Philly Guys playing college baseball. Very cool!  Randy graduated from Washington, which his two sons also attended. Randy is an award-winning producer of televised sporting events and now works for the Comcast Network, in addition to doing free-lance work for many of the major networks. His career highlight -- producing games, on back-to-back days, when Julius Erving scored his 30,000th point and Mike Schmidt slammed his 500th homer. He may be reached at rseidman9@gmail.com.
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   Randy's awards from 2006 & 2007 & 2008 & 2009
  
& 2010 & 2011 & 2012 & 2013 & 2014 & 2015


HOMETOWN PHILLY COLLEGE BASEBALL AWARDS BACK FOR 11th SEASON

  College baseball players from the three Philly High School Leagues will once again be showcased as The Hometown Philly College Baseball Awards return for season #11. Hometown Philly is devoted to the former players of the Philadelphia Inter-Academic, Catholic and Public Leagues who have taken their talents to the next level. They will be featured weekly on the top-rated Philly high school sports website, tedsilary.com.

    In 2016, our guys are scattered up and down the east coast, through Louisiana and Texas, and out to the west coast. Look for the listing of Hometown Philly players in the next few weeks. At last count, there are 180 players (68 freshmen) representing 86 colleges.


2016 Hometown Philly All-Star & All-Rookie Selections
The 2016 
Hometown Philly All-Star Teams and All-Rookie Team were selected from a roster of former baseball players from the three Philly high school leagues (Inter-Academic, Catholic and Public). Best wishes to all!!

Hometown Philly Player of the Year:
DANNY HOY, Princeton SR 2B (Germantown Academy)
.317 BA, 43 GP, 5 HR, 26 RBI, .380 OBP (Career: 157 GP, .305 BA)
* First Team All-Ivy
* NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team  

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Hometown Philly Pitcher of the Year:
WILL LATCHAM, Cumberland County SOPH RHP (Cardinal O'Hara)
6-3, 1.84 ERA, 13 GS, 5 CG, 83 IP, 43 H, 128 K
* Will play junior season at Coastal Carolina (College World Series champs)
* Junior College Pitcher of the Year (Region 19)

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Hometown Philly Reliever of the Year:
T.J. PAGAN, Harford CC SOPH RHP (Penn Charter)
27 appearances (6th  in nation), 9 saves, 36 IP, 32 H, 38 K
* Junior College Eastern Regional MVP, team advanced to World Series for first time in school history

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Hometown Philly Rookie of the Year:
JIMMY HERRON, Duke (La Salle HS)
57 GP, .324 BA, .418 OBP, second in ACC with 22 doubles and 24 stolen bases
* Second Team All-ACC
* Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American

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Hometown Philly Rookie Pitcher of the Year:
DINO CATTAI, Chestnut Hill College RHP (St. Joseph’s Prep)
20 APP, 2-2, 0.92 ERA, 6 saves, 39 IP, 21 H, 38 K
* Second Team All-CACC
* School single-season record with six saves

2016 FIRST TEAM HOMETOWN PHILLY ALL-STARS

1B - DANNY ROSENBAUM, Louisville SR (SCH Academy/Ply-Whitemarsh)
2B - DANNY HOY, Princeton SR (Germantown Academy)
SS - JIM HALEY, Penn State JR (Bonner-Prendie)
3B - LOGAN SNEED, Gettysburg SOPH (Germantown Academy)
OF - RYAN DOLAN, Dickinson SR (Germantown Academy)
OF - GREG GUERS, Penn State SR (Germantown Academy)
OF - JIMMY KERRIGAN, VCU SR (Neumann-Goretti)
OF - MATT GRESKOFF, Penn SR (Malvern Prep)
C - BILL FORD, West Chester JR (Malvern Prep)      
DH - JOEY RAVERT, La Salle SR (Malvern Prep)
UT - BRAD SCHNEIDER, Scranton SOPH (La Salle HS)
SP - WILL LATCHAM, Cumberland County soph RHP (Cardinal O'Hara)
SP - JAY KLULA, Wilmington SR (Bonner-Prendie)
SP - ERIC CLOSE, West Chester JR (Haverford School)
SP - PAT VANDERSLICE, Saint Joseph’s JR (Bonner-Prendie)
SP - CHARLIE JERLA, Marist SOPH (Neumann-Goretti)
RP - T.J. PAGAN, Harford CC soph RHP (Penn Charter)
RP - MIKE FITZGERALD, Northeastern JR (Germantown Academy)
RP - JOHN LaMOTTA, Marymount JR (Neumann-Goretti)
RP - GARDNER NUTTER, Eckerd SOPH (Malvern Prep)
RP - TOMMY DERER, NJIT SOPH (Archbishop Ryan)

2016 HOMETOWN PHILLY ALL-STARS
1B - MATT PRIMAVERA, Dickinson SR (SCH Academy)
1B - JUSTIN ROMAN,  West Chester SR (Archbishop Carroll)
1B - BEAU FLEMING, Gwynedd-Mercy SR (Conwell-Egan)
1B - JOEY GORMAN,  Saint Joseph’s SR (Neumann-Goretti)
2B - BEN LIPPINCOTT, Delaware Valley JR (Lansdale Catholic)
2B - TERRELL BARRINGER, Lincoln Univ SR (Dobbins)
2B – DEMETRIUS ISAAC, Chestnut Hill College SOPH (Penn Charter)
SS - STEVEN COHEN, Lafayette SOPH (Penn Charter)
SS - MATT MAUL, Saint Joseph’s SOPH (Malvern Prep)
SS - DANIEL HULL, Marywood SR (SCH Academy)
3B - JOE PODUSLENKO, Seton Hall JR (Malvern Prep)
3B - A.J. KOSCELANSKY, Neumann SR (Kennedy-Kenrick)
3B - BOBBY ROMANO, Fairleigh Dickinson SOPH (Archbishop Ryan)
OF - JAY FARRELL, Ursinus JR (Episcopal Academy)
OF - NICK BATEMAN, West Chester JR (Malvern Prep)
OF - TOM GIBBONS, King’s College JR (Lansdale Catholic)
OF - RICK DiDOMENICO, Immaculata SR (Archbishop Carroll)
OF - ZACH JANCARSKI, Maryland SOPH (SCH Academy)
OF - DEMETRIUS JENNINGS, Wofford SR (Penn Charter)
OF - JOSEPH MONAGHAN, Chestnut Hill College SR (Archbishop Wood)
OF - JOE SANTOSPAGO, Kutztown JR (Archbishop Wood)
C - SHANE WILLIAMS, Saint Leo JR (St. Joseph’s Prep)
C - STEVE TRAINOR, Penn State Brandywine SR (Cardinal O’Hara)
C - DAN DWYER, Penn State Altoona SOPH (Cardinal O’Hara)
DH - DOUG TRIMBLE, Delaware JR (Episcopal Academy)
DH - BRADY McNAB,  Kutztown SR (Archbishop Wood)
DH - MATT ROWLAND,  Tulane SOPH (SCH Academy)
UT - DAVID WOLFSON, Swarthmore SR (Germantown Academy)
UT - MIKE ANUSKY, Delaware Valley JR (Archbishop Ryan)
UT - PATRICK O’DELL, Scranton JR (St. Joseph’s Prep)
SP - SEAN WEISS, Washington College SOPH (Germantown Academy)
SP - KEVIN LONG, Lehigh SR (La Salle HS)
SP - LUKE REILLY, La Salle JR (Germantown Academy)
SP - NICK GULLA, Elizabethtown SR (Lansdale Catholic)
SP – TOM COCKILL, Lock Haven JR (La Salle HS)
RP - MARK WASHINGTON, Lehigh SOPH (Episcopal Academy)
RP - NICK POPOLIZIO, Washington College SOPH (Germantown Academy)
RP - ANTHONY DeVITO, Kutztown SOPH (Central)
RP - NICK CENTENO, Eastern SOPH (Archbishop Ryan)

2016 HOMETOWN PHILLY ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
1B - DAN HEALY, Cumberland County (Bonner-Prendie)
1B - TIM QUINN, George Mason (Malvern Prep)
2B - KEVIN McGOWAN, La Salle (Haverford School)
2B - ZACH KURTZ, Richmond (Penn Charter)
SS - JOHNNY AIELLO, Wake Forest (Germantown Academy)
SS - JUSTIN CURTIN, Gwynedd-Mercy (Neumann-Goretti)
3B - DAN GOGGIN, Cumberland County (Bonner-Prendie)
3B - BRYAN KAELIN, Rowan Burlington (MaST Charter)
OF - JIMMY HERRON, Duke (La Salle HS)
OF - SHANE SMITH, Penn State Abington (Archbishop Ryan)
OF - PARKER ABATE, Misericordia (Malvern Prep)
OF - CRAIG ALLEYNE, Fairleigh Dickinson (SCH Academy)
OF - TYLER WATTO, Bucks County (Conwell-Egan)
OF - CHRIS BUTERA, Lehigh (Malvern Prep)
C - TOMMY NARDINI, Gwynedd-Mercy (Neumann-Goretti)
C - CLAY KONIECKI, Monmouth (Malvern Prep)
DH - CHRIS SALVEY, Cumberland County (Cardinal O’Hara)
DH - MANUEL FERNANDEZ, Bucks County (Boys’ Latin)
UT - VINNY VACCONE, Mercer County (Neumann-Goretti)
UT - NICK LAFFERTY, Kutztown (Archbishop Wood)
SP - ROSS MINTZER, Rowan Gloucester (SCH Academy)
SP - NICK BRALCZYK, Cumberland County (Bonner-Prendie)
SP - GINO TRIPODI, Gwynedd-Mercy (Neumann-Goretti)
RP - DINO CATTAI, Chestnut Hill College RHP (St. Joseph’s Prep)
RP - MATTHEW KRESS, Chestnut Hill College RHP (Lansdale Catholic)

2016 HOMETOWN PHILLY ALUMNI AWARDS 
CATHOLIC LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
JIM HALEY, Penn State JR SS (Bonner-Prendie) 
CATHOLIC LEAGUE PITCHER OF THE YEAR
WILL LATCHAM, Cumberland County SOPH RHP (Cardinal O’Hara)
CATHOLIC LEAGUE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
JIMMY HERRON, Duke (La Salle HS)
INTER/AC LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
DANNY HOY, Princeton SR 2B (Germantown Academy)
INTER/AC LEAGUE PITCHER OF THE YEAR
T.J. PAGAN, Harford CC SOPH RHP (Penn Charter)
INTER/AC LEAGUE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
JOHNNY AIELLO, Wake Forest SS (Germantown Academy)
PUBLIC LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
CHRISTOPHER HARTMAN, Penn State Abington soph OF (Franklin Towne Charter)
PUBLIC LEAGUE PITCHER OF THE YEAR
ANTHONY DeVITO, Kutztown SOPH RHP (Central)
PUBLIC LEAGUE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
MANUEL FERNANDEZ, Bucks County C/DH (Boys’ Latin)

YEARLY HOMETOWN PHILLY AWARDS 
PLAYER OF THE YEAR

2016 – DANNY HOY, Princeton sr 2B (Germantown Academy)
2015 - ALBERT BAUR, Newberry sr 1B (Neumann-Goretti)
2014 - MICHAEL RIVERSO, Widener sr 1B (Neumann-Goretti)
2013 - TY YOUNG, Louisville jr 3B (Malvern Prep)
2012 - CHRISTIAN WALKER, South Carolina jr 1B (Kennedy-Kenrick)
2011 - CHRISTIAN WALKER, South Carolina soph 1B (Kennedy-Kenrick)
2010 - PHIL GOSSELIN, Virginia jr 2B/LF (Malvern Prep)
2009 - SEAN BARKSDALE, Temple sr OF (Cardinal O'Hara)
2008 - TYLER STAMPONE, William & Mary jr 3B (Germantown Academy)
2007 - ERIC SMITH, Mt. St. Mary's sr 1B (St. Joseph's Prep)
2006 - BRIAN CAMPBELL, Widener jr SS (Cardinal O'Hara)
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
2016 - WILL LATCHAM, Cumberland County soph RHP (Cardinal O'Hara)
2015 - DOMINIC RAIA, Chestnut Hill College jr RHP (GAMP)
2014 - DOMINIC RAIA, Chestnut Hill College jr RHP (GAMP)
2013 - KURT SOWA, Rider soph RHP (Father Judge)
2012 - KYLE MULLEN, Saint Joseph's jr RHP (St. Joseph's Prep)
2011 - MIKE McMONAGLE, Millersville jr RHP (Kennedy-Kenrick)
2010 - ANDREW SINON, Gwynedd-Mercy soph RHP (Conwell-Egan)
2009 - RYAN BUCH, Monmouth jr RHP (Conwell-Egan)
2008 - CHEZ ANGELONI, Johns Hopkins jr RHP (La Salle HS)
2007 - RYAN BUCH, Monmouth fr RHP (Conwell-Egan)
2006 - MIKE ANTONINI, Georgia College and State jr LHP (Cardinal O'Hara)
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR 
2016 – JIMMY HERRON, Duke OF (La Salle HS)
2015 - MATT MAUL, Saint Joseph's IF (Malvern Prep)
2014 - FRANK SAVISKI, Gwynedd-Mercy SS (Bonner-Prendie)
2013 - NATHANIEL CORONADO, Camden County CC SS (Edison)
2012 - JOE FORCELLINI, Centenary SS (La Salle HS)
2011 - WILL KATZKA, Univ. of Chicago 3B (Haverford School)
2010 - CHRISTIAN WALKER, South Carolina 1B (Kennedy-Kenrick)
2009 - ESTEBAN MELETICHE, Keystone SS (Frankford)
2008 - RYAN TERRY, Monmouth 3B (Conwell-Egan)
2007 - JOHN MALLOY, La Salle OF (Conwell-Egan)
2006 - MIKE PENNINGTON, DeSales 3B (La Salle HS)
ROOKIE PITCHER OF THE YEAR 
2016 – DINO CATTAI, Chestnut Hill College RHP (St. Joseph’s Prep)
2015 - WILL LATCHAM, Cumberland County RHP (Cardinal O'Hara)
2014 - MIKE FITZGERALD, Northeastern RHP (Germantown Academy)
2013 - JONATHAN MOTTS, Lackawanna LHP (Lansdale Catholic)
2012 - MATT PETRIZZI, Harford CC RHP (Conwell-Egan)
2011 - ANDREW SCHAEFER, Gwynedd-Mercy RHP (Conwell-Egan)
2010 - TIM COONEY, Wake Forest LHP (Malvern Prep)
2009 - CONOR KERINS, West Chester LHP (Monsignor Bonner)
2008 - JARED FARBMAN, Philadelphia U RHP (Central)
2007 - RYAN BUCH, Monmouth RHP (Conwell-Egan)
2006 - JOSH RICKARDS, Marist LHP (Cardinal O'Hara)

 

 

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Hometown Philly College Baseball 2016 Second Half Recap
  It's been another great season of college baseball for players from the Philly area. The following student-athletes are honored for their achievements on the diamond. Some of the Division-I players will continue in the NCAA Regionals. The field will be announced on May 30. Another report will preview "our guys" participating in the 64-team tournament. 
Also, check out the complete list of home runs hit this season (through May 23). Congratulations to all of the 204 participating players from 91 colleges, including a very talented crop of 79 freshmen. As always, thanks to Ted Silary, for his dedication to the Philly sports scene via tedsilary.com
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Hometown Philly Players of the Week
 
Week ending May 22: JOE PODUSLENKO, Seton Hall jr 3B (Malvern Prep)
Week ending May 15: JIMMY KERRIGAN, VCU sr OF (Neumann-Goretti)
Week ending May 8: GREG GUERS, Penn State sr OF (Germantown Academy)
Week ending May 1: TOM GIBBONS, King's College jr OF (Lansdale Catholic)
Week ending April 24: MATT GRESKOFF, Penn sr OF (Malvern Prep)
Week ending April 17: GREG GUERS, Penn State sr OF (Germantown Academy)
Week ending April 10: DANNY HOY, Princeton sr 2B (Germantown Academy)
Honorable Mention:
 
* Nick Bateman, West Chester jr OF (Malvern Prep) 
* Beau Fleming, Gwynedd-Mercy sr 1B (Conwell-Egan)
* Zach Jancarski, Maryland soph OF (SCH Academy)
* A.J. Koscelansky, Neumann sr 3B (Kennedy-Kenrick) 
* Matt Maul, Saint Joseph's soph SS (Malvern Prep) 
* Dante Millilo, Penn State Abington soph C/OF (Roman Catholic) 
* Matt Primavera, Dickinson sr 1B (SCH Academy) 
* Joey Ravert, La Salle sr RHP/1B (Malvern Prep) 
* Justin Roman, West Chester sr 1B (Archbishop Carroll) 
* Bobby Romano, FDU soph 3B (Archbishop Ryan) 
* Danny Rosenbaum, Louisville sr 1B (SCH Academy/P-W) 
* Logan Sneed, Gettysburg soph 3B (Germantown Academy) 
* Shane Williams, Saint Leo jr 1B (St. Joseph's Prep)

 
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Hometown Philly Pitchers of the Week
 
Week ending May 22: T.J. PAGAN, Harford CC (MD) soph RHP (Penn Charter)
Week ending May 15: CHARLIE JERLA, Marist soph LHP (Neuman-Goretti)
Week ending May 8: KEVIN LONG, Lehigh sr RHP (La Salle HS)
Week ending May 1: WILL LATCHAM, Cumberland County soph RHP (Cardinal O'Hara)
Week ending April 24: SEAN WEISS, Washington College soph RHP (Germantown Academy)
Week ending April 17: MIKE FITZGERALD, Northeastern jr RHP (Germantown Academy)
Week ending April 10: PAT VANDERSLICE, Saint Joseph's jr RHP (Bonner-Prendie)
Honorable Mention:
 
* Nick Centeno, Eastern soph RHP (Archbishop Ryan)
* Eric Close, West Chester jr RHP (Haverford School)
* Tom Cockill, Lock Haven jr LHP (La Salle HS)
* Anthony DeVito, Kutztown soph RHP (Central)
* Burk FitzPatrick, Delaware jr RHP (Episcopal Academy)
* Nick Gulla, Elizabethtown sr RHP (Lansdale Catholic)
* Jay Kluka, Wilmington sr RHP (Bonner-Prendie)
* John LaMotta, Marymount (VA) jr RHP (Neumann-Goretti)
* Tom Mullin, Penn State jr RHP (St. Joseph's Prep)
* Gardner Nutter, Eckerd (FL) soph RHP (Malvern Prep)
* Luke Reilly, La Salle jr LHP (Germantown Academy)
* Mark Washington, Lehigh soph LHP (Episcopal Academy)
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Hometown Philly Rookies of the Week
 
Week ending May 22: VINNY VACCONE, Mercer County IF (Neumann-Goretti)
Week ending May 15: JIMMY HERRON, Duke OF (La Salle HS)
Week ending May 8: JIMMY HERRON, Duke OF (La Salle HS)
Week ending May 1: RILEY MIHALICK, Rider 1B (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy)
Week ending April 24: DINO CATTAI, Chestnut Hill College RHP (St. Joseph's Prep)
Week ending April 17: CHRIS SALVEY, Cumberland County DH/1B (Cardinal O'Hara)
Week ending April 10: BRAD SCULL, West Chester RHP/OF (Bonner-Prendie)
Honorable Mention:
 
* Johnny Aiello, Wake Forest SS (Germantown Academy)
Chris Butera, Lehigh OF/RHP (Malvern Prep)
* Justin Curtin, Gwynedd-Mercy SS (Neumann-Goretti)
James Dougherty, Widener RHP (La Salle RHP)
* Eric Dyke, Franklin and Marshall RHP (Archbishop Wood)
* Manuel Fernandez, Bucks County CC catcher (Boys Latin)
* Max Frederick, Lackawanna RHP (Archbishop Carroll)
* Dan Goggin, Cumberland County IF (Bonner-Prendie)
* Clay Koniencki, Monmouth C (Malvern Prep)
* Matthew Kress, Chestnut Hill College RHP (Lansdale Catholic)
* Kevin McGowan, La Salle IF (Haverford School)
* Tommy Nardini, Gwynedd-Mercy C (Neumann-Goretti)
* Tim Quinn, George Mason 1B/LHP (Malvern Prep)
Gino Tripodi, Gwynedd-Mercy RHP (Neumann-Goretti)
 
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Season Home Runs (through May 23)

8 - Chris Salvey, Cumberland County fr 1B/DH (Cardinal O’Hara) 3-3, BB, HR, 5 RBI, 3 R in 18-0 win vs Luzerne County, Feb. 20 ... double, HR, 2 RBI in 9-2 win vs Raritan Valley CC, March 26 ... single, HR, 2 BB, 2 RBI in 23-5 win vs Philadelphia U, April 12 ... game-winning 2-run HR in top tenth, 6-4 win at Brookdale CC, April 13 ... solo HR in 3-2 win vs Northampton CC, April 16 ... go-ahead, opposite field solo HR in fifth, 5-2 win vs Rowan Burlington, April 27 ... HR, walk, 4 RBI in 9-8 win vs Camden, Region 19 Quarterfinals, May 8 ... solo HR in 7-6 win (10 innings) vs Brookdale CC, May 15, sending Dukes to Region 19 championship game vs Rowan Gloucester for third straight season 

8 - Danny Rosenbaum, Louisville sr 1B (SCH Academy/P-W) solo HR part of 12-hit attack in 10-1 win vs Longwood, March 8 ... game-tying solo HR bottom seventh, 4-3 win vs Notre Dame in 11 innings, March 11 ... 2-run HR & RBI single as #7 Cardinals trounce #9 Virginia, 15-0, March 27 ... opened the scoring with second inning solo HR to center field, 8-4 win vs Virginia Tech, April 2 ... broke up scoreless game with solo HR in fifth, 2-1 loss at Boston College, April 23 ... opened scoring with RBI single in second, closed scoring with solo HR in eighth, 8-4 win vs St. John’s, April 29 ... solo HR part of 12-hit attack in 8-5 win at #7 Vanderbilt, May 10 ... 2-run HR (420’) in fourth tied game 3-3 in 9-4 win at Wake Forest, May 21

7 - Vinny Vaccone, Mercer County fr IF (Neumann-Goretti) single, triple, HR, 6 RBI in 9-1 win vs Connecticut-Avery Point, Feb. 27... doubleheader sweep at Harford CC, March 1: 7-11, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 3 doubles, 2 steals ... single & solo HR in 7-0 win vs Rochester, March 15 ... single & solo HR in 11-1 win vs Florence-Darlington, March 16 (Dukes improve to 18-1) ... single, solo HR, 2 R as Vikings win 16th straight game, 8-7, at Lackawanna, April 23 ... hit one of Vikings’ five home runs in 7-6 win vs Morris CC, Region 19 Championship game

6 - Matt Greskoff, Penn sr OF (Malvern Prep) 2-run HR gave Quakers a 5-4 lead in sixth inning of 11-6 loss vs Georgetown, March 13 … 3-run HR gave Quakers the lead for good, 6-2 win vs Binghamton, March 18 ... 2-run HR, single, 3 walks in 11-4 rout at Lehigh, March 23 ... 3-run HR gave Quakers an 8-0 lead in third inning on way to 19-3 rout of Yale, April 3 ... double & solo HR in 6-5 loss at NYIT, April 13 ... 2-run HR as Quakers jumped out to an 8-1 lead in a 16-5 thrashing of Cornell, April 24

6 - Greg Guers, Penn State sr OF (Germantown Academy) solo HR in 11-2 loss at North Carolina Wilmington, March 6 ... single, triple, HR in 6-1 win vs Youngstown State, March 29 ... 2-run HR in first helps Nittany Lions to 3-game sweep at Northwestern, 11-3 win on April 17 ... double, solo HR in 9-5 loss vs #10 TCU, May 8 ... 3-run HR put game out of reach, 11-6 win at Pitt, May 11 ... homered in third straight game, a 3-run blast, 7-4 win at Nebraska, May 13 

6 - Joey Ravert, La Salle sr 1B/RHP (Malvern Prep) snapped 2-2 tie with eighth inning solo HR of 6-3 loss at East Tennessee State, March 12 ... game-winning 2-run HR and winning pitcher, 4-3 over Canisius, March 18 ... opened the scoring with 2-run first inning HR in 16-7 loss at St. John’s, March 25 ... 2-run HR, 3-run double, winning pitcher, 16-4 win vs Fordham, April 8 ... opened the scoring with a second inning solo HR to LF, 7-3 loss at Penn, April 19 ... go-ahead 2-run HR in sixth inning of 3-2 win vs Saint Joseph’s, May 7

5 - Nick Bateman, West Chester jr OF (Malvern Prep) pair of 3-runs homers in 18-10 loss vs East Stroudsburg, Feb. 29 ... RBI single & 2-run HR in 13-3 loss vs Kutztown, March 31 ... opened the scoring with second inning solo HR, 9-8 win at Bloomsburg, April 8 ... 2-run HR & double in 8-3 win vs Seton Hill, as Golden Rams advance to PSAC Tournament Championship game, May 11

5 - Bill Ford, West Chester jr C (Malvern Prep) solo HR, RBI single, RBI walk, RBI groundout in 16-3 win vs Slippery Rock, Feb. 28 ... RBI double & 2-run HR in 7-1 win at Kutztown, April 2 ... go-ahead, solo HR in fourth inning, 9-8 win vs Wilmington, April 25 ... solo HR, walk, 2 runs scored in 10-2 win at East Stroudsburg, April 30 ... 2-run HR in eighth inning not enough in 6-4 loss vs Seton Hill, PSAC Tournament Playoff game, May 10

5 - Danny Hoy, Princeton sr IF (Germantown Academy) solo HR bottom first, 6-2 win vs Penn State, March 12 ... ninth inning solo HR not enough, 4-3 loss at Georgetown, March 17 ... solo HR, RBI single, 3 runs in 11-9 win at Brown, April 10 ... Game-winning RBI with first inning solo HR, 3-1 win vs Penn, April 16 ... single, RBI double, solo HR in 5-4 loss at Columbia, April 24
5 - Matt Primavera, Dickinson sr 1B (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) 2-run HR in fifth put Red Devils ahead in 7-6 season-opening win vs Scranton, Feb. 27 ... 2-run HR in seventh extended lead in 8-3 win vs Westfield State, March 12 … 3-run HR in 16-hit attack, 17-1 win vs Stockton, March 14 ... solo HR in 11-6 loss at Lancaster Bible, March 26 ... fourth inning solo HR put Red Devils on the board in 4-3 loss vs McDaniel, April 19

5 - Doug Trimble, Delaware jr IF/DH (Episcopal Academy) solo HR, RBI triple in 10-8 win vs Maryland, March 8 ... insurance solo HR bottom sixth, 4-2 win vs Binghamton, game 1, March 12 ... insurance solo HR bottom seventh, 9-7 win vs Binghamton, game 2, March 12 ... 2-run HR part of 25-hit onslaught, 22-6 win vs Fairfield, March 18 ... solo HR on seventh pitch of at bat in sixth inning, 7-0 shutout of Wilmington, April 20

5 - Shane Williams, Saint Leo (FL) jr 1B (St. Joseph’s Prep) go-ahead solo HR in bottom fourth of 6-5 win vs Rollins, March 18 ... 3-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI in 12-7 loss vs Embry-Riddle (FL), April 3 ... 2 HR, 3 RBI in 9-8 loss at Lynn (Boca Raton, FL), April 8

4 - Johnny Aiello, Wake Forest fr SS (Germantown Academy) solo HRs to RF& LF, 2 walks in college debut, 3-1 win vs Georgetown, Feb. 19 ... 2-run HR part of 4-run ninth inning rally that falls short, 7-6 loss at #22 Coastal Carolina, March 9 ... one of five Demon Deacons to homer in 12-6 win at Virginia Tech, May 13

4 - John Banes, Cumberland County soph IF (Cardinal O’Hara) HR, 4 RBI, 3 R in season-opening 18-0 win vs Luzerne County, Feb. 20 ... 2-run HR in 8-7 win vs Lackawanna, Feb. 28 ... game-winning 3-run HR in bottom sixth, 5-2 win vs Rockland, March 6 ... helped Dukes get out to a 9-4 lead with HR, 2 RBI in 9-8 win vs Camden, Region 19 Quarterfinals, May 8

4 - Jimmy Kerrigan, VCU sr OF (Neumann-Goretti) RBI double and 2-run HR, 12-4 loss vs Monmouth, March 16 ... 3-4, 2 runs, solo HR, SB in 6-5 win vs St. Bonaventure, March 25 ... RBI double & solo HR in 9-1 win at La Salle, April 16 ... hit third Rams HR of fifth inning (back-to-back-to-back) in 13-2 win at Presbyterian (SC), May 14

4 - Riley Mihalick, Rider fr 1B/DH (SCH Academy) RBI double and first collegiate homer in 14-5 win at Niagara, April 24 ... 2-run HR in fourth got the Broncs going in a 20-7 romp vs Siena, April 30 ... four hits in doubleheader, included solo HR & double in game one loss vs Marist, 6-2, May 14 ... 3-run HR, 5 RBI in season-finale 13-11 win vs Saint Peter’s, May 13

3 - Dan Goggin, Cumberland County fr IF (Bonner-Prendie) last 3 games: 8-10, 7 R (HR in 9-1 win vs Middlesex, April 3) ... 2 singles, HR, 5 RBI in 23-5 romp vs Philadelphia U, April 12 ... HR, 3 RBI in 9-6 win at Union CC, April 17

3 - Dan Healey, Cumberland County fr 1B (Bonner-Prendie) HR, 2 singles, 3 RBI in 8-7 win vs Lackawanna, Feb. 28 ... solo HR in 11-6 loss vs Monroe, March 10 (Dukes first loss after nine wins to open season) ... HR, 2 RBI, 2 R in 23-5 win vs Philadelphia U, April 12

3 - Brian Kaelin, Rowan Burlington fr IF/RHP (MaST Charter) 3-5, HR, 4 RBI part of 25-hit attack in 25-8 rout at Philadelphia U, March 31 ... hit one of four homers as Barons breezed past host Raritan Valley, 16-6, March 10 ... solo HR, 3 runs scored, 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 4 K, save in 9-3 win at Middlesex CC, April 19

3 - Matt Masi, Penn State Brandywine soph 1B (Cardinal O’Hara) 2-run HR, 2-run double and triple, 17-12 loss vs Fisher, Feb. 28 ... solo HR accounted for Lions’ only run in 3-1 loss vs Penn State Wilkes-Barre, April 23 ... 2-run HR in 11-1 win at Penn State Worthington Scranton (Matt McGloin Field), April 25

3 - Justin Roman, West Chester sr 1B (Archbishop Carroll) 3-run double & solo HR in 9-5 win at Shippensburg, March 19 ... RBI single & solo HR in 9-6 loss at Mansfield, April 15 ... 2-run HR in first inning, 5-2 win vs Gannon in PSAC Tournament opener, May 8

3 - Bobby Romano, FDU soph 3B (Archbishop Ryan) second inning solo HR to left, 6-4 loss vs Maryland-Eastern Shore, Feb. 20 ... game-winning solo HR on first pitch of top ninth, 7-6 win at Lafayette, March 8 ... solo HR, 3 runs scored in 17-2 romp at Mount St. Mary’s, April 15

3 - Chase Standen, Scranton sr OF (St. Joseph’s Prep) 3-run HR in first inning of 11-0 rout vs U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, April 13 ... second inning grand slam gave Royals a 7-0 lead in a 10-8 loss at Susquehanna, April 24 ... solo HR in second inning of 7-6 loss at Drew in 11 innings, April 30

2 - Craig Alleyne, FDU fr OF (SCH Academy) moved to leadoff spot and hit two solo HR (bottom first, bottom fifth), 11-1 win vs NYIT, March 25

2 - Ryan Dolan, Dickinson sr OF (Germantown Academy) started comeback with solo HR in seventh, 11-6 win vs Scranton, Feb. 27 … hit for the cycle woth 5 RBI in 19-4 win vs Mass. College Liberal Arts, March 16

2 - Beau Fleming, Gwynedd-Mercy sr 1B (Conwell-Egan) 2-run HR to RF in 7-3 loss at Swarthmore, March 23 ... broke game open with 3-run HR in fifth, 8-1 win vs Neumann, April 14

2 - Jim Haley, Penn State jr 3B (Bonner-Prendie) first career HR accounted for Nittany Lions only run, 7-1 loss at #15 South Carolina, Feb. 26 ... 2-run HR, double, 3 runs in15-2 win vs NYIT, March 11

2 - Brady McNab, Kutztown sr 1B (Archbishop Wood) go-ahead 2-run HR in fourth inning, 10-5 win at Shippensburg, April 16 … fifth inning solo HR only run for Golden Bears in 4-1 loss at St. Thomas Aquinas (NY), April19

2 - Joe Poduslenko, Seton Hall jr 3B (Malvern Prep) sixth inning grand slam in 13-3 rout of Monmouth, April 19 ... solo HR and sac fly in 7-3 loss at Georgetown, April 30

2 - Joe Santospago, Kutztown jr OF (Archbishop Wood) 2-run HR in 13-3 romp at West Chester, March 31 … 2-run first inning HR to LCF in 4-2 win vs Bloomsburg, April 23

2 - Brad Schneider, Scranton soph IF (La Salle HS) 2 HR, double, 4 RBI in 17-13 loss vs Penn States Berks at Ripken Experience, March 10

2 - David Wolfson, Swarthmore sr IF (Cardinal O’Hara) 2-run fifth-inning HR, season opening 4-0 win vs Stockton, Feb. 27 ... HR in first, HBP & run in third and fifth, 7-3 win vs Mt. Aloysius, March 7

1 - Terrell Barringer, The Lincoln University sr 2B (Dobbins) go-ahead 2-run HR in fifth inning of 17-12 win Bluefield State, April 2

1 - Erik Bowren, Mercer County CC fr IF (Archbishop Wood) led off bottom fourth with first collegiate HR, 8-7 win vs Harford CC, April 3

1 - Steven Cohen, Lafayette soph SS (Penn Charter) opposite field, game-tying 3-run HR bottom eighth, 7-6 loss vs FDU, March 8  

1 - Ryan Coonahan, Scranton fr OF (La Salle HS) first collegiate homer came as a pinch-hitter in 9-3 loss at Drew, April 30

1 - Dom Cuoci, Saint Joseph’s soph IF (La Salle HS) hit first career HR (97th at bat, 44th game), 14-2 win vs Monmouth, May 10

1 - Zach Jancarski, Maryland soph OF (SCH Academy) fifth inning solo blast gave Terps a 3-1 lead, 7-1 win at VCU, March 30

1 - Demetrius Jennings, Wofford (SC) sr LF (Penn Charter) 2-run HR (first of career) & RBI single in 11-6 win vs George Mason, Feb. 22

1 - A.J. Koscelansky, Neumann sr 3B (Kennedy-Kenrick) 3-4, HR, 2 RBI in 9-5 win vs Immaculata, April 15

1 - Cory Kreamer, Rutgers-Camden jr OF (Father Judge) 2-run single, 2-run double, 2-run HR, 14-2 win at York, March March 9

1 - Andrew Landolfi, Lafayette sr OF (Haverford School) 2-run HR in 8-run sixth inning not enough in 10-9 loss at Holy Cross, April 30

1 - Josh Lopez, Gwynedd-Mercy fr C (Archbishop Ryan) broke 1-1 tie with 2-run HR in fourth, 8-1 win vs Neumann, April 14

1 - Tim Menninger, Cal Tech jr C/DH (SCH Academy) first career HR accounted for Beavers’ only run in 6-1 loss vs Augsburg (MN), March 18

1 - Dante Milillo, Penn State Abington soph C (Roman Catholic) opened the scoring with third inning solo HR, 6-5 win vs Lancaster Bible, April 8

1 - Patrick O’Dell, Scranton jr SS (St. Joseph’s Prep) 2-run HR in eighth inning of 7-1 win vs Moravian, March 31

1 - Matt Simon, Immaculata jr 1B (Roman Catholic) solo HR, first of career (41st game),11-4 loss at Keystone, April 22

 

Hometown Philly Players of the Week

Week ending April 3:
GREG GUERS, Penn State sr OF (Germantown Academy)
Week ending March 27:
LOGAN SNEED, Gettysburg soph 3B (Germantown Academy)
Week ending March 20:
JIMMY KERRIGAN, VCU sr OF (Neumann-Goretti)
Honorable Mention:
Matt Primavera, Dickinson sr 1B (SCH Academy)
Shane Williams, Saint Leo jr 1B (St. Joseph's Prep)
Steve Cohen, Lafayette soph SS (Penn Charter) 
Dan Dwyer, Penn State Altoona soph C (Cardinal O'Hara)
Ryan Dolan, Dickinson sr OF (Germantown Academy)
Joey Ravert, La Salle sr 1B/RHP (Malvern Prep)

Hometown Philly Pitchers of the Week

Week ending April 3:
DANIEL HULL, Marywood sr RHP/SS (SCH Academy)
Week ending March 27:
MARK WASHINGTON, Lehigh soph RHP (Episcopal Academy)
Week ending March 20:
T.J. PAGAN, Harford CC soph RHP (Penn Charter)

Honorable Mention:
Gardner Nutter, Eckerd (FL) soph RHP (Malvern Prep)
Frank Newman, Penn State Brandywine soph RHP (Cardinal O'Hara)
Jay Kluka, Wilmington sr RHP (Bonner-Prendie) 
Pat Vanderslice, Saint Joseph's jr RHP (Bonner-Prendie)
Will Latcham, Cumberland County soph RHP (Cardinal O'Hara) 
Tommy Derer, NJIT soph RHP (Archbishop Ryan)

Hometown Philly Rookies of the Week
Week ending April 3:
BRYAN KAELIN, Rowan Burlington RHP/IF (MaST Charter)
Week ending March 27:
DINO CATTAI, Chestnut Hill College RHP (St. Joseph's Prep)
Week ending March 20:
GINO TRIPODI, Gwynedd-Mercy RHP (Neumann-Goretti)

Honorable Mention:
Vinny Vaccone, Mercer County IF (Neumann-Goretti)
Justin Curtin, Gwynedd-Mercy SS (Neumann-Goretti)
Dan Goggin, Cumberland County IF (Bonner-Prendie) 
Parker Abate, Misericordia OF (Malvern Prep)
Ross Mintzer, Rowan Gloucester (SCH Academy) 
Max Frederick, Lackawanna RHP (Archbishop Carroll)

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Recent Hometown Philly Home Runs (March 14 - April 3)
 
Vinny Vaccone (4, 5), Mercer County fr IF (Neumann-Goretti) single & solo HR in 7-0 win vs Rochester, March 15 ... single & solo HR in 11-1 win vs Florence-Darlington, March 16 (Dukes improve to 18-1)
Matt Greskoff (2, 3, 4), Penn sr OF (Malvern Prep) 3-run HR in third gave Quakers the lead for good, 6-2 win vs Binghamton, March 18 ... 2-run HR, single, 3 walks in 11-4 rout at Lehigh, March 23 ... 3-run HR gave Quakers an 8-0 lead in third inning on way to 19-3 rout of Yale, April 3
Matt Primavera (3, 4), Dickinson sr 1B (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) 3-run HR in 16-hit attack, 17-1 win vs Stockton, March 14 ... solo HR in 11-6 loss at Lancaster Bible, March 26
Danny Rosenbaum (3, 4), Louisville sr 1B (SCH Academy/P-W) 2-run HR & RBI single as #7 Cardinals trounce #9 Virginia, 15-0, March 27 ... opened the scoring with second inning solo HR to center field, 8-4 win vs Virginia Tech, April 2
Doug Trimble (4), Delaware jr IF/DH (Episcopal Academy) 2-run HR part of 25-hit onslaught, 22-6 win vs Fairfield, March 18
Nick Bateman (3), West Chester jr OF (Malvern Prep) RBI single & 2-run HR in 13-3 loss vs Kutztown, March 31
Joey Ravert (3),
La Salle sr 1B/RHP (Malvern Prep) opened the scoring with 2-run first inning HR in 16-7 loss at St. John’s, March 25
Shane Williams (2, 3), Saint Leo (FL) jr 1B (St. Joseph’s Prep) go-ahead solo HR in bottom fourth of 6-5 win vs Rollins, March 18 ... 3-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI in 12-7 loss vs Embry-Riddle (FL), April 3
Craig Alleyne (1, 2), FDU fr OF (SCH Academy) moved to leadoff spot and hit two solo HR (bottom first, bottom fifth), 11-1 win vs NYIT, March 25
Ryan Dolan (2), Dickinson sr OF (Germantown Academy) hit for the cycle woth 5 RBI in 19-4 win vs Mass. College Liberal Arts, March 16
Bill Ford (2), West Chester jr C (Malvern Prep) RBI double & 2-run HR in 7-1 win at Kutztown, April 2
Greg Guers (2), Penn State sr OF (Germantown Academy) single, triple, HR in 6-1 win vs Youngstown State, March 29 (16th career HR)
Danny Hoy (2), Princeton sr IF (Germantown Academy) ninth inning solo HR not enough, 4-3 loss at Georgetown, March 17
Jimmy Kerrigan (1, 2), VCU sr OF (Neumann-Goretti) RBI double and 2-run HR, 12-4 loss vs Monmouth, March 16 ... 3-4, 2 runs, solo HR, SB in 6-5 win vs St. Bonaventure, March 25
Joey Ravert (2), La Salle sr 1B/RHP (Malvern Prep) game-winning 2-run HR and winning pitcher, 4-3 over Canisius, March 18
Chris Salvey (2)
, Cumberland County fr 1B/DH (Cardinal O’Hara) double, HR, 2 RBI in 9-2 win vs Raritan Valley CC, March 26
Terrell Barringer (1), The Lincoln University sr 2B (Dobbins) go-ahead 2-run HR in fifth inning of 17-12 win Bluefield State, April 2 (first HR of career)
Erik Bowren (1), Mercer County CC fr IF (Archbishop Wood) led off bottom fourth with first collegiate HR, 8-7 win vs Harford CC, April 3
Beau Fleming (1), Gwynedd-Mercy sr 1B (Conwell-Egan) 2-run HR to RF in 7-3 loss at Swarthmore, March 23
Dan Goggin (1), Cumberland County fr IF (Bonner-Prendie) last 3 games: 8-10, 7 R (HR in 9-1 win vs Middlesex, April 3)
Zach Jancarski (1), Maryland soph OF (SCH Academy) fifth inning solo blast gave Terps a 3-1 lead, 7-1 win at VCU, March 30
Brian Kaelin (1), Rowan Burlington fr IF/RHP (MaST Charter) 3-5, HR, 4 RBI part of 25-hit attack in 25-8 rout at Philadelphia U, March 31
Tim Menninger (1), Cal Tech jr C/DH (SCH Academy) first career HR accounted for Beavers’ only run in 6-1 loss vs Augsburg (MN), March 18
Patrick O’Dell (1), Scranton jr SS (St. Joseph’s Prep) 2-run HR in eighth inning of 7-1 win vs Moravian, March 31
Justin Roman (1), West Chester sr 1B (Archbishop Carroll) 3-run double & solo HR in 9-5 win at Shippensburg, March 19
Joe Santospago (1), Kutztown jr OF (Archbishop Wood) 2-run HR in 13-3 romp at West Chester, March 31

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Hometown Philly Players of the Week
Week ending March 13: DOUG TRIMBLE, Delaware jr IF (Episcopal Academy)
5 GP, .429 BA (9-21), 3 HR, 5 RBI, 8 R double, triple, walk
Week ending March 6: MATT SIMON, Immaculata jr 1B (Roman Catholic)
8 GP, 409 BA (9-22), 6 R, 2 RBI, 2 SB, .480 OBP
Honorable Mention:
* Brad Schneider, Scranton soph IF (La Salle HS)
* Ben Lippincott, Delaware Valley jr IF (Lansdale Catholic) 
* Logan Sneed, Gettysburg soph 3B (Germantown Academy) 
* Jay Farrell, Ursinus jr OF (Episcopal Academy
* Joseph Monaghan, Chestnut Hill College sr RF (Archbishop Wood)
* Steve Cohen, Lafayette soph SS (Penn Charter) 
* Justin Roman, West Chester sr 1B (Archbishop Carroll) 
* Joe Poduslenko, Seton Hall sr 3B (Malvern Prep)
 
Hometown Philly Pitchers of the Week
Week ending March 13: JOHN LaMOTTA, Marymount (VA) jr RHP (Neumann-Goretti)
2 APP, 2-0, 2.70 ERA, 6.2 IP, 0 BB, 7 K - relief appearances in 11 of Saints' first 18 games
Week ending March 6: TOMMY DERER, NJIT soph RHP (Archbishop Ryan)
3 APP, 1 save, 1.59  ERA, 5.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 7 K
Honorable Mention:
* Charlie Jerla, Marist soph LHP (Neumann-Goretti)
* Pat Vanderslice, Saint Joseph's jr RHP (Bonner-Prendie)
* Tom Cockill, Lock Haven jr LHP (La Salle HS)
* Gardner Nutter, Eckerd (FL) soph RHP (Malvern Prep)
* Joey Ravert, La Salle sr RHP (Malvern Prep)
* Anthony DeVito, Kutztown soph RHP (Central)
* Nick Centeno, Eastern soph RHP (Archbishop Ryan)
 
Hometown Philly Rookies of the Week
Week ending March 13: TOMMY NARDINI, Gwynedd-Mercy C (Neumann-Goretti)
3 GP, .692 BA (9-13), 4 runs, 3 doubles, .714 OBP
Week ending March 6: MAX FREDERICK, Lackawanna RHP (Archbishop Carroll)
March 6 vs Olney Central College (IL): complete-game 1-0 win, 7 IP, 5 H, 1 BB, 2 K
Honorable Mention:
Johnny Aiello, Wake Forest SS (Germantown Academy)
Gino Tripodi, Gwynedd-Mercy RHP (Neumann-Goretti)
* Dan Goggin, Cumberland County IF (Bonner-Prendie)
* Anthony Zupito, Arcadia OF (Archbishop Wood) 
Vinny Vaccone, Mercer County IF (Neumann-Goretti)
Bryan Kaelin, Rowan Burlington 3B (MaST Charter)
* Matthew Kress, Chestnut Hill College RHP (Lansdale Catholic)
* Dino Cattai, Chestnut Hill College RHP (St. Joseph's Prep)

Home Runs Last 2 Weeks
 
Johnny Aiello (3), Wake Forest fr SS (Germantown Academy) 2-run HR part of 4-run ninth inning rally that falls short, 7-6 loss at #22 Coastal Carolina, March 9
John Banes (3), Cumberland County soph IF (Cardinal O’Hara) game-winning 3-run HR in bottom sixth, 5-2 win vs Rockland, March 6
Doug Trimble (1, 2, 3), Delaware jr IF/DH (Episcopal Academy) solo HR, RBI triple in 10-8 win vs Maryland, March 8 ... insurance solo HR bottom sixth, 4-2 win vs Binghamton, game 1, March 12 ... insurance solo HR bottom seventh, 9-7 win vs Binghamton, game 2, March 12
Vinny Vaccone (2, 3), Mercer County fr IF (Neumann-Goretti) doubleheader sweep at Harford CC, March 1: 7-11, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 3 doubles, 2 steals
Nick Bateman (1, 2), West Chester jr OF (Malvern Prep) pair of 3-runs homers in 18-10 loss vs East Stroudsburg, Feb. 29
Jim Haley (2), Penn State jr 3B (Bonner-Prendie) 2-run HR, double, 3 runs in 15-2 win vs NYIT, March 11
Dan Healey (2), Cumberland County fr 1B (Bonner-Prendie) solo HR in 11-6 loss vs Monroe, March 10 (Duke's first loss after nine wins to open season)
Matt Primavera (2), Dickinson sr 1B (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) 2-run HR in seventh extended lead in 8-3 win vs Westfield State, March 12
Bobby Romano (2), FDU soph 3B (Archbishop Ryan) game-winning solo HR to CF top ninth, 7-6 win at Lafayette, March 8
Danny Rosenbaum (1, 2), Louisville sr 1B (SCH Academy/P-W) solo HR part of 12-hit attack in 10-1 win vs Longwood, March 8 ... game-tying solo HR bottom seventh, 4-3 win vs Notre Dame in 11 innings, March 11
Brad Schneider (1, 2), Scranton soph IF (La Salle HS) 2 HR, double, 4 RBI in 17-13 loss vs Penn States Berks at Ripken Experience, March 10
David Wolfson (2), Swarthmore sr IF (Cardinal O’Hara) HR in first, HBP & run in third and fifth, 7-3 win vs Mt. Aloysius, March 7
Steven Cohen (1), Lafayette soph SS (Penn Charter) opposite field, game-tying 3-run HR bottom eighth, 7-6 loss vs FDU, March 8
Matt Greskoff (1), Penn sr OF (Malvern Prep) 2-run HR gave Quakers a 5-4 lead in sixth inning of 11-6 loss vs Georgetown, March 13
Greg Guers (1), Penn State sr OF (Germantown Academy) solo HR in 11-2 loss at North Carolina Wilmington, March 6 (15th career HR)
Danny Hoy (1), Princeton sr IF (Germantown Academy) solo HR bottom first, 6-2 win vs Penn State, March 12
Cory Kreamer (1), Rutgers-Camden jr OF (Father Judge) 2-run single, 2-run double, 2-run HR, 14-2 win at York, March March 9
Matt Masi (1), Penn State Brandywine soph 1B (Cardinal O’Hara) 2-run HR, 2-run double and triple, 17-12 loss vs Fisher, Feb. 28
Joey Ravert (1), La Salle sr 1B/RHP (Malvern Prep) snapped 2-2 tie with eighth inning solo HR of 6-3 loss at East Tennessee State, March 12

 

Hometown Philly Player of the Week for week ending February 28, 2016
RYAN DOLAN
DICKINSON sr OF (GERMANTOWN ACADEMY)
HT: 5-10.....PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA
    Started season with five consecutive 2-hit games:
    .400 BA (10-25), 1 HR, 4 RBI, 6 R, 2 triples, 2 steals
    ** Through March 1: 21-game hitting streak dating back to April 4, 2015
    ** 2012 First Team All-Inter AC at GA under HC Tyler Stampone
    ** Career .361 hitter at Dickinson: 70 games, 92 hits, 66 R, .454 OBP, 14 SB 
Honorable Mention:
* Joseph Monaghan, Chestnut Hill College sr RF (Archbishop Wood) 5 GP, .450 BA (9-20), 3 R, 3 RBI, .522 OBP
* Tom Gibbons, King's jr OF (Lansdale Catholic) First two games of season: .857 BA (6-7), 3 R, 2 RBI, 1 double, 1 triple, 1 steal 
* Steve Cohen, Lafayette soph SS (Penn Charter) 3-game series at VMI: .385 (5-13), 5 RBI (hit .281 as a freshman) 
* Nick Bateman, West Chester jr CF (Malvern Prep) 4 GP, .353 BA (6-17), 2 HR, 6 RBI, 7 R
 
Hometown Philly Pitcher of the Week for week ending February 28, 2016
WILL LATCHAM
CUMBERLAND COUNTY soph RHP (CARDINAL O'HARA)
HT: 6-2.....WT: 200.....BRIARCLIFFE, PA
    NO-HITTER vs Delaware Tech, Feb.27, 9-0 win
    7 IP, 0 BB, career-high 15 K, 1 HB
  
  ** Season: 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 12 IP, 0 H, 3 BB, 27 K
    ** signed Letter of Intent to attend 18th-ranked Coastal Carolina 
    ** Career: 8-2 record, 2.03 ERA in 11 starts
Honorable Mention:
* Mike Fitzgerald,
 Northeastern jr RHP (Germantown Academy) 2 APP vs Abilene Christian: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 4 K, 2 saves
* T.J. Pagan, Harford CC soph RHP (Penn Charter) Feb. 27 vs Mercyhurst: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 K, 2nd save of season
* Nick Popolizio, Washington College soph RHP (Germantown Academy) Season-opener: 2 relief IP, 0 H, 0 R, 3 K
* Alex Gusikoff,
 Dickinson soph RHP (Malvern Prep) Recorded first career save Feb. 27 vs Scranton
 
Hometown Philly Rookie of the Week for week ending February 28, 2016
NICK LAFFERTY
KUTZTOWN C/3B (ARCHBISHOP WOOD)
HT: 6-1.....WT: 200.....CROYDON, PA
    Builders Invitational - Newport News, VA
    3 GP, .500 BA (5-10), 4 R, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 1 SH
    ** Hit safely in all three games in Newport News vs Indiana (PA), Saint Joseph (VT) & Bloomsburg
    ** Golden Bears finished as runners-up in Invitational to Bloomsburg
    ** Started five of team's first nine games (four at 3B, one as catcher)
Honorable Mention:
* Jimmy Herron
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 Duke LF (La Salle HS) 4 GP, .389 BA (7-18), hit safely in 6 of 7 starts (4 multi-hit games) 
Vinny Vaccone, Mercer County fr IF (Neumann-Goretti) WHATTA DEBUT!! 3-for-3, double shy of cycle, 6 RBI vs CT-Avery Point
* Nick Bralczyk, Cumberland County RHP (Bonner-Prendie) Feb. 28 vs Lackawanna: Win, 5.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 3 K
* Matt Pagiegal, Penn State Abington RHP (Archbishop Ryan) Feb. 27 college debut: scoreless inning of relief, 1 K vs Stevenson
 
Home Runs Last Week 
Ryan Dolan (1), Dickinson sr OF (Germantown Academy) started comeback with solo HR in seventh, 11-6 win vs Scranton, Feb. 27
Bill Ford (1), West Chester jr C (Malvern Prep) solo HR, RBI single, RBI walk, RBI groundout in 16-3 win vs Slippery Rock, Feb. 28
Jim Haley (1), Penn State jr 3B (Bonner-Prendie) first career HR accounted for Nittany Lions only run, 7-1 loss at #15 South Carolina, Feb. 26
Matt Primavera (1), Dickinson sr 1B (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) 2-run HR in fifth put Red Devils ahead in 7-6 season-opening win vs Scranton, Feb. 27
Vinny Vaccone (1), Mercer County fr IF (Neumann-Goretti) single, triple, HR, 6 RBI in 9-1 win vs Connecticut-Avery Point, Feb. 27
David Wolfson (1), Swarthmore sr IF (Cardinal O’Hara) 2-run fifth-inning HR, season opening 4-0 win vs Stockton, Feb. 27

 

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Hometown Philly Player of the Week for week ending February 21, 2016
JIM HALEY

PENN STATE jr IF (BONNER-PRENDIE)
HT: 6-2.....WT: 195.....UPPER DARBY, PA
    Week: 4 GP in USA Baseball Complex Tournament (Cary, NC)
    .471 BA (8-17), 4 RBI, 3 steals, 1 double, sac fly
    ** Hit safely in first four games of season (vs Monmouth, Bryant, DH vs Army)
    ** Three-year letterwinner at Bonner under HC Joe DeBarberie
    ** Career: 95 games, 91 hits, .294 BA, .362 OBP, 18/24 SB, 17 doubles
Honorable Mention:
* Bobby Romano, FDU soph 3B (Archbishop Ryan) 3-game series vs UMBC: .364 BA (4-11), 1 HR (2nd career), 3 RBI, .462 OBP    
* Danny Rosenbaum, #2 Louisville sr 1B (SCH Academy/P-W) 7 RBI in first 4 GP, .357 BA (5-14), 2 SF (9 career SF)
* Jimmy Kerrigan, VCU sr OF (Neumann-Goretti) 4-8 in weekend games vs Georgia State & Georgia Tech, 2 doubles, 19th career SB 
* Demetrius Jennings, Wofford sr LF (Penn Charter) .385 OBP, 1 HR, 4 RBI (first career HR in 322 AB)
 
Hometown Philly Pitcher of the Week for week ending February 21, 2016
WILL LATCHAM
CUMBERLAND COUNTY soph RHP (CARDINAL O'HARA)
HT: 6-2.....WT: 200.....BRIARCLIFFE, PA
    Starting and winning pitcher in season opener vs Luzerne County
    5 IP, NO hits, NO runs, 3 BB, career-high 12 strikeouts
  
  ** signed Letter of Intent to attend Coastal Carolina
    ** held hitters to a .219 career batting average in 2nd season with Dukes
    ** Career: 7-2 record, 2.25 ERA in starts
Honorable Mention:
* Mark Washington,
 Lehigh soph RHP (Episcopal Academy) earned season-opening win vs Norfolk State: 2.2 IP (relief), 0 R, 2 K
* T.J. Pagan, Harford CC soph RHP (Penn Charter) Feb. 21 at USC-Sumter: first career save in 4-1 win: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 2 K
* Gardner Nutter, Eckerd (FL) soph RHP (Malvern Prep) 2 APP, 2 IP, 0 R, 2 K (4 APP in Tritons first seven games)
* Mike Fitzgerald,
 Northeastern jr RHP (Germantown Academy) 7th career save in 3-2 win at #30 Oklahoma: 1.2 IP, 0 R, 2 K
 
Hometown Philly Rookie of the Week for week ending February 21, 2016
JIMMY HERRON
DUKE OF (La SALLE HS)
HT: 6-1.....WT: 185.....HARLEYSVILLE, PA
    First 4 games of season: .429 BA (6-14), 2 doubles, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 SB
    ** Blue Devils starting LF, batted second in last two games, both wins
    ** Four-year letterwinner at La Salle HS under HC Joe Parisi
    ** Member of two State Championship high school baseball teams (2012, 2014)
Honorable Mention:
* Johnny Aiello
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 Wake Forest SS (Germantown Academy) first 4 collegiate plate app: BB, HR, BB, HR, 3-1 win vs Georgetown, Feb. 19
* Tim Quinn, George Mason 1B/LHP (Malvern Prep) collegiate pitching debut Feb. 21 vs Wofford: 2 IP, 0 R, 1 K
* Chris Salvey, Cumberland County 1B (Cardinal O'Hara) 2 games vs Delaware Tech: 4-5, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 4 R, .857 OBP
* Nick Bralczyk,
 Cumberland County RHP (Bonner-Prendie) collegiate debut: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K
 
Home Runs Last Week
Johnny Aiello (1, 2), Wake Forest fr SS (Germantown Academy) solo HRs to RF & LF, 2 BB in college debut, 3-1 win vs Georgetown, Feb. 19
John Banes (1), Cumberland County soph IF (Cardinal O’Hara) HR, 4 RBI, 3 R in season-opener 18-0 win vs Luzerne County, Feb. 20
Demetrius Jennings (1), Wofford (SC) sr LF (Penn Charter) 2-run HR (1st of career), RBI single, 11-6 win vs George Mason, Feb. 22
Bobby Romano (1), FDU soph 3B (Archbishop Ryan) second inning solo HR to left, 6-4 loss vs Maryland-Eastern Shore, Feb. 20
Chris Salvey (1), Cumberland County fr 1B/DH (Cardinal O’Hara) 3-3, BB, HR, 5 RBI, 3 R in 18-0 win vs Luzerne County, Feb. 20
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