FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

June 13, 2016

 

THREE FROM BASEBALL SET TO PLAY IN PRESTIGIOUS SUMMER LEAGUES

Providence, R.I.--Rhode Island College junior pitcher PJ Watson (Cheshire, CT), sophomore pitcher Jake Murray (Middletown, RI) and sophomore second baseman Shaun Vigeant (Coventry, RI) have all signed to compete in collegiate summer baseball leagues this summer.

 

Watson and Murray have signed with the Glens Falls Dragons of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, while Vigeant has signed a temporary contract with the Newport Gulls of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL).

 

 

 PJ Watson

 

As a junior in 2016, Watson appeared in nine games, starting eight of them. He posted a 2-4 record with 30 strikeouts and an 8.04 ERA in 43.2 innings pitched. Watson was tied for the team lead in wins.

 

 

Jake Murray

 

As a sophomore in 2016, Murray appeared in five games, starting five of them. He posted a 1-3 record with 17 strikeouts and a 7.11 ERA in 25.1 innings pitched. Murray was second on the team with one complete game for the season.

 

 

Shaun Vigeant

 

As a sophomore in 2016, Vigeant played in 37 games, starting all of them. He batted .212 (31-for-146) with 31 hits, four doubles, three triples, four RBI, 17 walks and 25 runs scored. Vigeant owned a .281 slugging percentage, a .307 on-base percentage and a .934 fielding percentage. He ranked first on the team in at-bats, triples and assists (97).

 

Head Coach Scott Virgulak’s team finished the season with a 13-22-2 overall record and a 2-12 (eighth place) finish in the Little East Conference.

 

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