Baseball

2018 RECORD: 8-21; GNAC 4-10 / NCAA Tournament Appearances: 2 / GNAC Titles: 2 (1999 & 2003)

Baseball Travels to Myrtle Beach for Nine Games

Baseball Travels to Myrtle Beach for Nine Games

Albertus Magnus College 
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Albertus Magnus College (0-1)
vs.
Rutgers-Newark / Alfred State (DH) / Emory & Henry (DH) / Lancaster Bible (three-game series) / Wells
March 12-16 • Cal Ripken Experience • Myrtle Beach, S.C.


SPRING BREAK TRIP
The Albertus Magnus College baseball team travels to Myrtle Beach, S.C. for its annual Spring Break trip. The Falcons will play nine games over a span of five days.

ALL-TIME VS. RUTGERS-NEWARK
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools.

ALL-TIME VS. ALFRED STATE
Albertus Magnus holds a 3-0 advantage over Alfred State in the all-time series.

LAST YEAR VS. ALFRED STATE
FINAL SCORE 1: Albertus Magnus 11 | Alfred St. 9 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
FINAL SCORE 2: Albertus Magnus 10 | Alfred St. 9 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
FINAL SCORE 3: Albertus Magnus 8 | Alfred St. 5 – RECAP/BOXSCORE  

ALL-TIME VS. EMORY & HENRY
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools. 

ALL-TIME VS. LANCASTER BIBLE
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools. 

ALL-TIME VS. WELLS
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools.

LAST TIME OUT
FINAL SCORE: Mt. St. Mary's 4 | Albertus Magnus 3 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
TEAM RECORDS: Mt. St. Mary's (1-3) | Albertus Magnus (0-1)
HIGHLIGHTS: Andrew Scully (Stratford, Conn.) scored the game-tying run in the seventh on a triple to right center, allowing Roberto Garcia (Bridgeport, Conn.) to score. Mt. Saint Mary's final surge of the game came in the eighth. Nicholas Terzulli recorded the sacrifice fly, RBI, to allow the game-winning runner to score.

A NEW BEGINNING
Albertus Magnus welcomes 17 newcomers to the team.

WELCOME BACK
Albertus Magnus has 15 student-athletes returning from last year's team.

IN SEASON OPENERS
Albertus Magnus holds a 2-7 record in season openers. The last time the Falcons won their season opener was back in 2014 against New Paltz St., 9-4.

BASEBALL SELECTED TO FINISH FIFTH IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL
The Albertus Magnus College baseball team was picked to finish fifth in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll. The poll, which was released on Thursday afternoon, is voted on by the league's eight head coaches.

LAST YEAR RECAP

  • The Falcons ended the year with a 13-21 overall record and earned the No. 5 seed in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament thanks to a 6-8 mark in league action.
  • Head Coach Brian Leighton guided the Falcons to their most conference victories since 2014.
  • AMC swept a GNAC doubleheader versus Rivier and split four conference twinbills this year.
  • Albertus Magnus also earned four extra-inning triumphs and four walk-off wins.

AWARD WINNERS

  • Catcher Mike Saia (Bridgeport, Conn.) and classmate Justin Poirier (Meriden, Conn.) both earned Third Team All-GNAC honors. 
  • Senior outfielder Ted Gravel (Morris, Conn.) joined his classmates in getting league-wide honors, as he represented the Falcons on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • At the Albertus Magnus College Department of Athletics annual end of the year banquet, Poirier was tabbed as the team's MVP, freshman shortstop Mike Browne (New Fairfield, Conn.) earned the squad's Most Improved Player award and senior infielder Tyler Robertson (Cheshire, Conn.) received the baseball team Falcon Award.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action Wednesday, March 22nd against New England College.