2019 AMCC Baseball News

  • AMCC BASEBALL SEASONS END IN POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT PLAY
    May 18, 2019
    Three AMCC baseball teams continued their seasons in the NCAA and ECAC postseason tournaments, but all three seasons came to end over the weekend.
  • DENISON TOPS LA ROCHE IN NCAA REGIONAL OPENER
    May 17, 2019
    La Roche University starting pitcher Tristin Tinney gave the Redhawks seven quality innings in La Roche's 4-0 loss to Denison University in the NCAA Regional opener on Friday. La Roche will play on Saturday at noon against the loser of Adrian and Heidelberg.
  • PROFESSORI, MACK HEADLINE BASEBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM, ZBEZINSKI NAMED NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
    May 14, 2019
    La Roche University senior second baseman Joe Professori has been tabbed as the AMCC Player of the Year.
  • BEHREND BASEBALL SET TO HOST ECAC DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIP, ALTOONA EARNS NO. 5 SEED
    May 13, 2019
    The Penn State Behrend baseball team received their 10th overall bid to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) DIII Championships, while Penn State Altoona marks their third-ever berth into an ECAC postseason tournament.
  • LA ROCHE BASEBALL HEADS TO ADRIAN, MI TO PLAY DENISON IN NCAA OPENING ROUND
    May 13, 2019
    La Roche University is heading to Adrian, Michigan for this year's NCAA Baseball Regional. The Redhawks will open with Denison University on Friday with Adrian and Heidelberg rounding out the field. Game times have not yet been determined.
  • Travis Holman, La Roche University, Baseball (Pitcher)
    May 13, 2019
    Holman opened the AMCC Tournament with a complete game victory over Mt. Aloysius on Thursday. Holman did not allow an earned run over nine innings. He gave up just five hits while striking out seven batters. He combined with starting pitchers Tre Thomas and Tristen Tinney to allow just one earned run over twenty-five AMCC Tournament innings.
  • Shane Roebuck, La Roche College, Baseball (Player)
    May 13, 2019
    Roebuck helped the Redhawks win their sixth AMCC Championship in a row and their seventh in the past eight seasons. Roebuck hit in three, walked three, homered, doubled, and walked twice in the AMCC Tournament. His home run tied the La Roche school record for career home runs. Redhawk pitching allowed just one earned run over 27 innings under his watch. 
  • BEHREND'S SADA, MYERS NAMED GOOGLE CLOUD ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT
    May 11, 2019
    Penn State Behrend baseball seniors Phil Myers and Scott Sada have been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District 4 First Team, selected by CoSIDA.
  • LA ROCHE EARNS 7TH BASEBALL TITLE, HEADING TO NCAA TOURNAMENT
    May 11, 2019
    La Roche University (30-13) defeated Penn St. Altoona (28-16), 6-0, to clinch their 7th AMCC baseball title in program history.
  • LA ROCHE, PS-ALTOONA IN SHOWDOWN SATURDAY FOR BASEBALL TITLE
    May 10, 2019
    Five time defending champion La Roche University will take on Penn St. Altoona for the AMCC baseball title on Saturday.
  • LA ROCHE, BEHREND TAKE CHARGE ON BASEBALL TOURNAMENT OPENING DAY
    May 09, 2019
    #1 seed La Roche and #2 seed Behrend easily handled their opening round opponents in the AMCC Baseball championship Tournament..
  • MOUNTIES EARN WILD GAME THREE VICTORY TO ADVANCE TO AMCC FINAL FOUR
    May 06, 2019
    #4 Mount Aloysius College and #5 Alfred State College battled in an epic game three of their AMCC Tournament 1st round series. The Mounties rallied from an early deficit and won a 14-13 in a 11-inning contest. Mount Aloysius advances to the AMCC Final Four later this week.
  • Andrew Santobuono, Alfred State College, Baseball (Pitcher)
    May 06, 2019
    Santobuono went 2-0 as he earned a victory over Pitt-Greensburg to help clinch the Pioneers spot in the AMCC tournament and then pitched the Pioneers to a game one victory in their AMCC first round series vs. Mt. Aloysius. In his 14 innings of work he had a 2.57 ERA, allowed 15 hits and two walks while striking out 18. 
  • Doug Smith, Mount Aloysius College, Baseball (Player)
    May 06, 2019
    Smith hit .583 to lead the Mounties in two thrilling come from behind victories in the three game first round series with Alfred State. In the game one loss, Smith was 2-for-2 with a double. He followed that up with a 3-for-5 performance in the second game, including a frozen rope double off the wall in center field to score the winning run and force a series deciding game three. In the rubber match, Smith went 2-for-5 including a triple to right with two outs in the ninth that saw him tagged out at the plate trying to end the game in regulation. Behind the dish, he caught all 27 innings played without allowing a passed ball and throwing out 4-of-8 base stealers.
  • ALTOONA SWEEPS FIRST ROUND, AS MOUNT ALOYSIUS AND ALFRED STATE SPLIT TO FORCE A GAME THREE
    May 04, 2019
    #3 Penn State Altoona baseball used a pair of dramatic victories on Saturday afternoon at Stewart Athletic Field to win this weekend's Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament first round, best-of-three series over #6 Pitt-Greensburg. Right down the road in Cresson, PA, #5 Alfred State College and #4 Mount Aloysius College split a doubleheader on Saturday in a first round AMCC tournament series. The Pioneers took the opener 5-1 and the Mounties won a wild 14-13 game to force a deciding game three. 
  • LA ROCHE ONCE AGAIN SET TO HOST AMCC BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
    May 01, 2019
    The 2019 AMCC baseball championship tournament kicks off this weekend with first round games to take place on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 (if needed).
  • Travis Holman, La Roche University, Baseball (Pitcher)
    April 29, 2019
    Holman picked up a pair of complete game wins, giving up just one run over fourteen innings while striking out 23 batters and recording 0.64 ERA. 
  • Joe Professori, La Roche University, Baseball (Player)
    April 29, 2019
    Professori came up big for the Redhawks in the final week of the regular season to help his team secure the AMCC regular season title and hosting rights for the upcoming postseason tournament. Professori scored at least one run in all but one game, while recording hits in six out of eight games. Professori recorded hits when his team needed them and made them count, as he recorded 11 runs, eight RBI, three home runs and seven walks in a 7-1 week for the Redhawks.
  • Thomas Zbezinski, Penn St. Behrend, Baseball (Pitcher)
    April 22, 2019
    Zbezinski threw his third complete game in a 10-2 win over Pitt-Bradford on Thursday. He struck out six and allowed two earned runs to improve to 5-1 on the mound.
  • Griffith DeMayo, Hilbert College, Baseball (Player)
    April 22, 2019
    DeMayo had a stellar week at the plate, reaching base in 10 of his 14 plate appearances, good for a .668 on base percentage. The junior infielder went 5-for-9 with a double, triple and home run to finish the week with a .556 batting average. DeMayo picked up five RBI, scored five runs and stole two bases as well, while also posting a perfect fielding percentage in 24 total chances at both 1B and RF over the Hawks 4 conference games this past week. 
  • AMCC BASEBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: PENN ST. ALTOONA @ PENN ST. BEHREND
    April 17, 2019
    The AMCC Baseball Game of the Week features two teams battling it out for prime postseason seedings, as Penn State Altoona travels to Penn State Behrend on Saturday afternoon.
  • ALTOONA'S CATCHER CUMMING SELECTED TO D3BASEBALL'S TEAM OF THE WEEK
    April 16, 2019
    Penn State Altoona junior first baseman Catcher Cumming was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week on Tuesday as one of the top performers in Division III baseball last week.
  • BEHREND'S SADA BREAKS NCAA DIVISION III DOUBLES RECORD
    April 15, 2019
    Penn State Behrend senior infielder Scott Sada has earned numerous awards over the past three years, but on Wednesday, he set a national record.
  • Andy Prentice, Pitt-Greensburg, Baseball - Pitcher
    April 15, 2019
    Prentice had a solid week on the mound for Pitt-Greensburg, as he did not allow an earned run over eight innings and struck out seven. In the opening game of the day at Pitt-Bradford, in the AMCC Game of the Week, Prentice tossed a complete-game two-hit shutout and struck out five to earn his third win of the season.
  • Scott Sada, Penn State Behrend, Baseball - Player
    April 15, 2019
    Sada broke the NCAA Division III doubles record with a pair of two-baggers in an 8-3 win over Medaille last week. He hit .333 with six RBIs, six runs, four doubles and one home run. Sada had five extra-base hits in his seven and stole two bases. He had multiple-hit games in the wins over Medaille and Alfred State.
  • AMCC BASEBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: PITT-GREENSBURG @ PITT-BRADFORD
    April 11, 2019
    The AMCC Baseball Game of the Week features a showdown between Pitt-Greensburg (8-14, 5-3 AMCC) and Pitt-Bradford (13-9, 6-4 AMCC), as the Bobcats travel to Bradford, PA to take on the Panthers. 
  • MICHAEL McCOURT BECOMES FOURTH MOUNTIE TO BE NAMED TO D3BASEBALL'S TEAM OF THE WEEK
    April 09, 2019
    Mount Aloysius College junior right handed pitcher Michael McCourt became the fourth different Mountie to be named to D3Baseball's team of the week on Tuesday.
  • Dakota McWilliams, Pitt-Greensburg, Baseball (Pitcher)
    April 08, 2019
    McWilliams tossed four innings of relief where he did not allow a single hit, and struck out three. McWilliams threw two innings at Mount Union and totaled three strikeouts. He played a vital role in the 8-6 victory over Penn State Behrend when he was brought on in the eighth inning with bases loaded and no outs. McWilliams proceeded to get his first batter to ground into a double play and the next batter to fly out for the final out of the inning. He then sent all three batters down in order in the ninth to earn his first save of the season. 
  • Catcher Cumming, Penn St. Altoona, Baseball (Player)
    April 08, 2019
    Cumming had a monster week for the Lions, driving in 16 runs and recording three multi-hit games to help his team go 4-2 in AMCC play. On the week, he hit .500 (10-for-20) with 16 RBI, eight runs scored, three doubles, two home runs, two walks, and one stolen base. The junior slugged .950 and posted a .538 on-base percentage. In the field, Cumming was perfect, recording 52 putouts and one assist in 53 total chances. In game one against Hilbert, Cumming smacked a grand slam and recorded a total of eight RBI, which is tied for the most in a single game in Penn State Altoona baseball history. With a total of 12 combined RBI in the Hilbert doubleheader, Cumming set a Penn State Altoona baseball program record for the most RBI in a doubleheader in team history.
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