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May 19, 2010

 

 

 

2010 Rhode Island College
Baseball Summary

 

Providence, RIóFirst-year Head Coach Scott Virgulakís (Career record: 21-18, .538) team finished the 2010 season with a 21-18 overall record and was 8-6 (third place tie) in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen recorded their fifth consecutive 20-win season.

 

 

 

Senior center fielder Jared Rossi (Johnston, RI) closed out his four-year career having played in 126 games, starting 124 of them. He batted .331 with 124 runs scored, 155 hits, 33 doubles, 10 triples, 23 home runs, 107 RBI and 45 stolen bases. Rossi owned a .592 slugging percentage, a .442 on-base percentage and .927 fielding percentage. In program history, he ranks second in walks, fourth in runs scored, stolen bases and total bases (277), fifth in triples, sixth in doubles and RBI, eighth in hits and home runs and ninth in slugging percentage.

 

As a senior in 2010, he was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. Rossi played in 38 games, starting all of them. He batted .338 with 38 runs scored, 48 hits, nine doubles, three triples, seven home runs, 35 RBI and 11 stolen bases. He owned a .592 slugging percentage, a .458 on-base percentage and a .989 fielding percentage. Rossi led the team in runs scored and stolen bases, was tied for the team lead in triples and homers, while ranking second in RBI.

 

As a junior in 2009, he played in 39 games, starting all of them. He batted .350 with 46 runs scored, 56 hits, 13 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs, 38 RBI and 23 stolen bases. Rossi owned a .688 slugging percentage, a .450 on-base percentage and a .881 fielding percentage. He led the team in runs scored, triples, RBI, walks and stolen bases, while tying for the team lead in homers.

 

As a sophomore in 2008, Rossi played in 33 games, starting all of them. He batted .324 with 35 hits, 28 runs scored, nine doubles, two triples, two home runs, 22 RBI and a team high 10 stolen bases. Rossi owned .500 slugging percentage, a .447 on-base percentage and a .873 fielding percentage.

 

As a freshman in 2007, Rossi played in 16 games, starting 14 of them. He batted .276 with 12 runs scored, 16 hits, two doubles, one triple, three home runs, 12 RBI and one stolen base. He owned a .500 slugging percentage

 

He is an operations management major and a 2005 graduate of the New England Christian Academy.

 

Senior first baseman Tim Schabowski (Pascoag, RI) closed out his four-year having played in 112 games, starting 95 of them. He batted .291 with 73 runs scored, 99 hits, 21 doubles, one triple, 10 home runs, 82 RBI and five stolen bases. Schabowski owned a .447 slugging percentage, a .401 on-base percentage and .977 fielding percentage.

 

As a senior in 2010, he played in 39 games, starting 38 of them. Schabowski batted .272 with 23 runs scored, 34 hits, four doubles, five home runs and 31 RBI. He owned a .424 slugging percentage, a .392 on-base percentage and a .982 fielding percentage. He led the squad in putouts.

 

As a junior in 2009, Schabowski played in 30 games, starting 29 of them. He batted .348 with 31 runs scored, 39 hits, 10 doubles, one triple, four home runs, 28 RBI and three stolen bases. Schabowski owned a .563 slugging percentage, a .426 on-base percentage and a .991 fielding percentage. He led the team in putouts.

 

As a sophomore in 2008, Schabowski played in 24 games, staring 19 of them. He batted .271 with 19 hits, 10 runs scored, five doubles one home run, 16 RBI and two stolen bases. Schabowski owned a .386 slugging percentage, a .346 on-base percentage and a .917 fielding percentage.

 

As a freshman in 2007, Schabowski played in 19 games, starting nine of them. He batted .212 with nine runs scored, seven hits, two doubles and seven RBI. He owned a .273 slugging percentage a .458 on-base percentage and a .977 fielding percentage.

 

He is a justice studies major and a 2004 graduate of Burrillville High School.

 

Senior pitcher Paul Vatter (Warwick, RI) closed out his four-year career having appeared in 49 games, starting 17 of them. He was 11-9 with a 4.93 ERA and 128 strikeouts in 158.2 innings of work. Vatter had one shutout and one complete game. He ranks sixth with 32 career relief appearances and is tied for ninth in strikeouts.

 

As a senior in 2010, he appeared in 11 games, starting eight of them. Vatter was 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 52.2 innings pitched. He had one complete game and one shutout.

 

As a junior in 2009, Vatter appeared in 11 games, starting six of them. He went 3-2 with a 5.86 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 43.0 innings pitched.

 

As a sophomore in 2008, Vatter appeared in 11 games, starting one of them. He posted a 3-0 record to go along with a 6.00 ERA, and 25 strikeouts in 24 inning pitched.

 

As a freshman in 2007, Vatter appeared in a team-high 16 games, starting two of them. He was 3-4 with a 4.38 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 39 innings.

 

He is a justice studies major and a 2006 graduate of Pilgrim High School.

 

Senior pitcher Bobby Venditto (Cranston, RI) closed out his four-year career having appeared in 45 games, starting one of them. He was 4-4 with two saves, a 5.59 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 56.1 innings of work. Venditto ranks fourth in career relief appearances.

 

As a senior in 2010, he appeared in 16 games, starting one of them. Venditto was 2-2 with one save, a 5.74 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 26.2 innings pitched.

 

As a junior in 2009, he appeared in 12 games, going 1-2 with a 5.68 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 12.2 innings pitched.

 

As a sophomore in 2008, Venditto appeared in 17 games. He posted a 1-0 record to go along with a 5.29 ERA, one save and 16 strikeouts in 17 inning pitched.

 

He is a history major and a 2004 graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School.

 

Junior pitcher Eric Blanchard (Warwick, RI) appeared in nine games, starting two of them. He was 1-0 with a 10.22 ERA and six strikeouts in 12.1 innings pitched.

 

Junior left fielder Ronnie Bracchi (Wappinger Falls, NY) played in 36 games, starting 31 of them. He batted .327 with 23 runs scored, 35 hits, seven doubles, three triples, five home runs, 24 RBI and two stolen bases. Bracchi owned a .589 slugging percentage, a .446 on-base percentage and a .976 fielding percentage.

 

Junior first baseman Joseph Correia (Pascoag, RI) played in 28 games, starting 12 of them. He batted .283 with 13 runs scored, 15 hits, four doubles, two home runs and 11 RBI. Correia owned a .472 slugging percentage, a .355 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Junior catcher Justin Corso (Cranston, RI) played in 28 games, starting 25 of them. He batted .304 with 15 runs scored, 24 hits, five doubles, one triple, one home run, nine RBI and one stolen base. Corso owned a .430 slugging percentage, a .423 on-base percentage and a .970 fielding percentage.

 

Junior pitcher Chris Day (North Kingstown, RI) appeared in seven games, starting six of them. He was 2-0 with a 7.24 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 27.1 innings pitched. Day had one complete game on the season.

 

Junior outfielder Ryan DePasquale (East Greenwich, RI) was injured during the teamís trip to Florida and missed the remainder of the season. He played in two games, starting both of them, and posted a 1.000 fielding percentage.

 

Junior pitcher/designated hitter Gary Levesque (East Providence, RI) was named First Team All-Little East and the team MVP. He appeared in eight games, starting seven of them. Levesque was 3-3 with one save, a 3.46 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 52.0 innings pitched. He also had one complete game and one shutout. Playing primarily as a designated hitter, he played in 35 games, starting 34 of them. Levesque batted .377 with 32 runs scored, 52 hits, 17 doubles, seven home runs, 38 RBI and one stolen base. He owned a .652 slugging percentage, a .409 on-base percentage and a .889 fielding percentage. Levesque also saw time at third base. He was named the Little East Conference Pitcher of the Week three times this spring. Levesque led the team in doubles, RBI and slugging percentage, tied for the top spot in homers and ranked second in batting.

 

Junior second baseman Andrew Sceeles (Seekonk, MA) played in 31 games, starting 28 of them. He batted .283 with 15 runs scored, 26 hits, five doubles, two home runs and 10 RBI. Sceeles owned a .402 slugging percentage, a .365 on-base percentage and a .982 fielding percentage.

 

Junior pitcher Matthew Thadeio (West Greenwich, RI) appeared in 19 games. He was 4-1 with three saves, a 4.54 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 33.2 innings of work.

 

Sophomore shortstop Kyle Allaire (Uxbridge, MA) played in 39 games, starting all of them. He batted .331 with 36 runs scored, 53 hits, seven doubles, two triples, 25 RBI and six stolen bases. Allaire owned a .400 slugging percentage, a .401 on-base percentage and a .926 fielding percentage. He led the team in hits and assists (110), was second in runs and fourth in batting.

 

Sophomore pitcher Mike DeWald (Hope Valley, RI) appeared in 10 games, starting five of them. He was 2-1 with a 16.82 ERA and eight strikeouts in 20.1 innings of work.

 

Sophomore pitcher Kyle Dumont (Pawtucket, RI) appeared in three games. He was 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA and one strikeout in 2.0 innings of work.

 

Sophomore pitcher Cory Madore (Carver, MA) appeared in 14 games. He was 1-1 with a 9.00 ERA and 11 strikeouts in 10.0 innings of work.

 

Sophomore pitcher Andrew McKeon (Johnston, RI) appeared in six games, starting five of them. He was 1-3 with an 8.14 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 21.0 innings pitched.

 

Sophomore outfielder Mike Nadiger (Warwick, RI) played in 21 games, starting 13 of them. He batted .277 with seven runs scored, 13 RBI, one double, one home run and 12 RBI. Nadiger owned a .362 slugging percentage, a .375 on-base percentage and a .900 fielding percentage.

 

Sophomore third baseman J.P. Stone (Narragansett, RI) was named Second Team All-Little East. He played in 34 games, starting 33 of them. Stone batted .385 with 32 runs scored, 50 hits, 10 doubles, three triples, one home run, 25 RBI and three stolen bases. Stone owned a .531 slugging percentage, a .450 on-base percentage and a .881 fielding percentage. He led the team in batting, was tied for the top spot in triples, was second in doubles and tied for third in runs scored.

 

Sophomore catcher Joseph Stutts (Manchester, CT) played in 16 games, starting 12 of them. He batted .159 with 11 runs scored, seven hits, one double, one home run and eight RBI. Stutts owned a .250 slugging percentage, a .339 on-base percentage and a .967 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman right fielder Kevin Carey (Wakefield, RI) played in 37 games, starting 32 of them. He batted .252 with 26 runs scored, 31 hits, five doubles, three triples, one home run, 17 RBI and nine stolen bases. Carey owned a .366 slugging percentage, a .352 on-base percentage and a .972 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman pitcher Cameron Cash (Dover, NH) appeared in eight games, starting one of them. He was 0-1 with a 10.12 ERA and four strikeouts in 10.2 innings of work.

 

Freshman pitcher Lucas Gagne (Somerset, MA) appeared in nine games. He owned a 3.18 ERA with six strikeouts in 5.2 innings of work.

 

Freshman pitcher David Hoey (Lincoln, RI) appeared in 10 games, starting four of them. He was 2-2 with a 5.40 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 33.1 innings of work.

 

Freshman second baseman Greg Palmer (East Greenwich, RI) played in 27 games, starting 14 of them. He batted .262 with 13 runs scored, 17 hits, five doubles, one triple, one home run, 16 RBI and one stolen base. Palmer owned a .415 slugging percentage, a .300 on-base percentage and a .923 fielding percentage.

 

Freshman pitcher Marwing Pena (Cranston, RI) appeared in seven games. He was 1-0 with an 8.22 ERA and one strikeout in 7.2 innings of work.

 

Freshman pitcher Anthony Raymond (North Providence, RI) appeared in six games. He owned a 7.94 ERA with three strikeouts in 5.2 innings of work.

 

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