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May 25, 2011

 

FOUR ANCHORMEN TO ATTEND CAPE COD LEAGUE TRYOUT SESSION

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College junior shortstop Kyle Allaire (Uxbridge, MA), junior outfielder Brent Hopkins (Cranston, RI), junior first baseman Dan Hopkins (Cranston, RI) and freshman pitcher C.J. Tsoumakas (Hope, RI) have been invited to try out for the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. They will take part in an evaluation session on Monday, May 30 in Wareham, Mass.

 

Allaire played in 42 games, starting 41 of them. He was named Third Team All-New England, First Team All-Little East Conference and team MVP. Allaire batted .398 (72-for-181) with 41 runs scored, 72 hits, six doubles, one home run, 30 RBI and 12 stolen bases. He owned a .448 slugging percentage, a .450 on-base percentage and a .931 fielding percentage. His 72 hits are a new program record for a single season.

 

 

 Junior shortstop Kyle Allaire

 

Brent Hopkins played in 42 games, starting all of them. He was named Second Team All-Little East Conference. Hopkins batted .325 (53-for-163) with 26 runs scored, 53 hits, eight doubles, seven home runs, 39 RBI and four stolen bases. He owned a .503 slugging percentage, a .398 on-base percentage and a .831 fielding percentage.

 

 

 Junior outfielder Brent Hopkins

 

Dan Hopkins played in 42 games, starting all of them. He batted .359 (56-for-156) with 46 runs scored, 56 hits, eight doubles, seven home runs, 37 RBI and one stolen base. He owned a .545 slugging percentage, a .482 on-base percentage and a .982 fielding percentage.

 

 

 Junior first baseman Dan Hopkins

 

Tsoumakas appeared in 13 games, starting nine of them. He was 7-2 with a 3.22 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 64.1 innings pitched.

 

 

 Freshman pitcher C.J. Tsoumakas

 

Head Coach Scott Virgulak's team finished the season with a 22-20 overall record and a 6-8 (fifth place tie) in the Little East Conference. RIC went 4-0 at the 2011 Little East Conference Championship to win the program's second tourney title (2005) and advance to the NCAA Championships. RIC went 1-2 at the New England Regional from May 18-20, picking up a 12-2 win over MIT, which was the program's first NCAA win in 31 years.

 

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