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Monday, February 11, 2019

Conference Preview: America East

Patrick Ebert        
Photo: Nicholas Dombkowski (Hartford Athletics)




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Predicted Order of Finish

Overall/conference win-loss records from 2018 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid


No. Team W L W L
1 Hartford* 26 31 16 8
2 Stony Brook 32 25 12 12
3 UMass Lowell 25 29 13 11
4 Maine 20 34 12 12
5 Bimghamton 18 30 9 15
6 Albany 20 28 9 14
7 UMBC 22 29 12 11


Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Matt Codispoti Sr. Albany .263-4-21; big-bodied backstop w/ pop, arm strength
1B Chris Sullivan Sr. Hartford .270-3-25; keen eye at plate, gap power/approach
2B AJ Wright Sr. UMBC .280-3-30; good eye, gap approach, 20 doubles in '18
3B Zachary Ardito Jr. Hartford .295-0-29; contact bat, strong D', arm at hot corner
SS Nick Grande Jr. Stony Brook .377-6-28; 32 steals, POY fave in America East
OF Ashton Bardzell Sr. Hartford .308-10-41; 22 XBH, 9 SB in '18, exciting athlete 
OF Hernen Sardinas Jr. Maine .308-7-37; OF/1B versatility, athletic, good approach
OF Michael Wilson
Jr. Stony Brook .293-4-40; can also play IF, led league with 20 2Bs
DH Steve Passatempo Sr.  UMass Lowell .304-8-32; hitting machine, big summer in PGCBL
UT Danny Casals Sr. Maine .304-14-49; 3B/2B versatility, proven run producer
SP Nicholas Dombkowski So. Hartford 2.88, 90.2 IP, 71:27; conf. Pitcher & FR of year in '18
SP Dominic Savino Sr. Albany 3.63, 79.1 IP, 69:32; works downhill to miss bats
SP Nathan Florence Jr. Hartford 3.78, 85.2 IP, 93:28; low-90s w/ improving breaker
SP Greg Marino Jr. Stony Brook 4.53, 87.1 IP, 68:25; 3 swing-and-miss pitches
RP Stephen Schoch Jr. UMBC 1.72, 57.2 IP, 71:19, 10 SV; big-bodied bullpen ace

Player of the Year: Nick Grande, ss, Stony Brook
Pitcher of the Year: Nicholas Dombkowski, lhp, Hartford
Freshman of the Year: Will Nowak, rhp, Hartford


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