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  • South Orange, NJ - Big East (DI)

    2017-18 Head Coach: Rob Sheppard
    2016-17: 29-24 (Rob Sheppard)
    2015-16: 38-20 (Rob Sheppard)
    2014-15: 25-25 (Rob Sheppard)
    2013-14: 38-15 (Rob Sheppard)
    2012-13: 37-19 (Rob Sheppard)
    167-103 (61.9%) over the past 5 years ranks...

    2 out of 7 in the Big East

    40 out of 297 in DI

    6,090 undergrads at this Private school (religious affiliation: Roman Catholic)

    Student avg: SAT: 1070-1250 or ACT: 23-27

    11.7 scholarships to give which can be shared among players (NCAA limit)

    36 players on the roster.

    11.7 for 36: the average player receives athletic aid covering 33% of full costs

    Tuition/fees/board: $55,366

    With 33% covered: $37,372

    2017-18 Roster
    Pitcher Catcher Infield Outfield DH Utility
    SR Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    JR Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    SO Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    FR Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt Mitt
    Infielders
    Al Molina SR - IF (195 lbs) Freehold, NJ
    Rob Dadona SR - IF (162 lbs) Staten Island, NY
    Sebastiano Santorelli JR - IF (187 lbs) Tuckahoe, NY
    Matt Toke SO - IF (223 lbs) Three Bridges, NJ
    Connor Hood SO - IF (182 lbs) Shrewsbury, PA
    Ryan Lutz FR - IF (150 lbs) Goshen, NY
    Casey Dana FR - IF (199 lbs) Montgomery, NY
    Outfielders (Avg. Height: 5'9)
    Rob Dadona SR - OF (162 lbs) Staten Island, NY
    Ryan Ramiz SR - OF (185 lbs) Freehold, NJ
    Nick Dabrio JR - OF (188 lbs) Jackson, NJ
    Christian Del Castillo SO - OF (177 lbs) Miami, FL
    Tyler Shedler-McAvoy SO - OF (178 lbs) Allendale, NJ
    Will Rittweger FR - OF (5-9, 170) Howell, NJ
    Michael Riley FR - OF (180 lbs) Miami, FL
    Utility Players
    Chris Talbott SR - UTL (191 lbs) Freehold, NJ
    Mike Esposito SO - UTL (202 lbs) Chester, NJ
    Thomas Holdorf FR - UTL (176 lbs) Freehold, NJ
    John Carroll FR - UTL (168 lbs) Saint Charles, IL
    Unknown Position
    Mike Alescio SR (203 lbs) Fair Haven, NJ
    Cullen Dana JR (225 lbs) Montgomery, NY

    Pitchers
    Shane McCarthy SR - RHP (204 lbs) Fair Haven, NJ
    Matt Leon SR - RHP (183 lbs) Bethlehem, PA
    Matt Ponsiglione JR - LHP (178 lbs) Staten Island, NY
    Andrew Politi JR - RHP (195 lbs) Long Valley, NJ
    Dylan Verdonk JR - RHP (233 lbs) Losser, Netherlands
    Noah Thompson SO - RHP (204 lbs) Frisco, TX
    Billy Layne Jr. SO - RHP (181 lbs) Cliffwood Beach, NJ
    Ricky DeVito SO - RHP (166 lbs) Staten Island, NY
    Blake Espinal SO - LHP (190 lbs) Bronx, NY
    Corey Sawyer SO - LHP (187 lbs) Kearny, NJ
    John Barone FR - RHP (165 lbs) Wayne, NJ
    Tyler Burnham FR - LHP (215 lbs) East Brunswick, NJ
    Hunter Waldis FR - RHP (212 lbs) Far Hills, NJ
    Ryan McLinskey FR - RHP (191 lbs) Pearl River, NY
    Sean Miller FR - RHP (149 lbs) Newton, NJ
    Catchers
    Chris Villa JR - C (182 lbs) Staten Island, NY
    Jerry Huntzinger FR - C (175 lbs) Staten Island, NY