2016 Record:30-11 (13-3 CCC, 1st)

Conference Championships:9

10 NCAA Tournament Appearances

2011 College World Series

April 15, 2017 Rensselaer at Western New Eng.

(13-14)
3
(16-10)
7
Line Score
Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rensselaer 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 0
Western New Eng. 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 7 6 1

Box Score

Rensselaer Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Weston Hawkins cf 5 1 1 0 0 4 0
Jeff Sitarski lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
Sam Lawrence 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 2
Thomas Desmond rf 5 1 3 2 0 0 2
Ethann Meister ss 4 0 2 1 0 2 0
Christian Spagnuola dh 2 0 1 0 1 1 0
Sean Welling c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3
J.t. Sawyer 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3
Yahriel Jimenez 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0
Patrick McMackin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Kalish p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick Pacifico p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jack Krasovec p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Paleologopoulos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 3 11 3 1 10 10
Batting
2B: Thomas Desmond , Ethann Meister , Yahriel Jimenez
RBI: Thomas Desmond (2) , Ethann Meister
Sac: Jeff Sitarski
GDIP: J.t. Sawyer
Fielding
DP: Sam Lawrence (2) , Ethann Meister , Yahriel Jimenez (2)

Western New Eng. Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Kevin Johnson 2b 2 2 0 0 2 2 0
Alex Loparco ss 3 2 2 5 1 1 0
Ben LaCroix lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1
Daniel Morin 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Erik Lacaire cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 1
Aaron Rios dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 1
Jared Rosenblatt 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
Joe Cassella rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0
Brian Valeriano c 2 2 1 0 1 0 0
Matt Thomas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liam Davey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Will Krasovec p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Westerlind p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacques Boilard p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 28 7 6 5 7 5 4
Batting
2B: Alex Loparco , Brian Valeriano
HR: Alex Loparco
RBI: Alex Loparco (5)
GDIP: Jared Rosenblatt (2)
Fielding
E: Brian Valeriano
DP: Alex Loparco , Daniel Morin

Rensselaer Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
Patrick McMackin (L, 1-3) 1.2 0 4 4 5 0 0
Aaron Kalish 3.1 1 0 0 0 3 0
Nick Pacifico 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 0
Jack Krasovec 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1
Mike Paleologopoulos 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Totals 8.0 6 7 7 7 5 1
Pitching
Batters faced: Patrick McMackin (10) , Aaron Kalish (11) , Nick Pacifico (6) , Jack Krasovec (5) , Mike Paleologopoulos (3)
Pitches-Strikes: Patrick McMackin (47-21), Aaron Kalish (43-28), Nick Pacifico (20-12), Jack Krasovec (17-10), Mike Paleologopoulos (16-10)

Western New Eng. Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
Matt Thomas (W, 2-0) 5.0 9 3 3 1 7 0
Liam Davey 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0
Will Krasovec 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Patrick Westerlind 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Jacques Boilard 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 11 3 3 1 10 0
Pitching
Batters faced: Matt Thomas (25) , Liam Davey (5) , Will Krasovec , Patrick Westerlind (4) , Jacques Boilard (5)
HBP: Matt Thomas
Pitches-Strikes: Matt Thomas (97-65), Liam Davey (10-7), Will Krasovec (4-2), Patrick Westerlind (16-8), Jacques Boilard (23-15)

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st Erik Lacaire advanced to second; Alex Loparco advanced to third; Kevin Johnson scored on a wild pitch. 0 - 1
1st Erik Lacaire advanced to third; Alex Loparco scored on a wild pitch. 0 - 2
2nd Alex Loparco doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI; Kevin Johnson scored; Brian Valeriano scored. 0 - 4
3rd Thomas Desmond singled to center field, 2 RBI; Weston Hawkins scored; Yahriel Jimenez scored. 2 - 4
3rd Ethann Meister doubled down the lf line, advanced to third on the throw, RBI; Thomas Desmond scored. 3 - 4
7th Alex Loparco homered to left field, 3 RBI; Brian Valeriano scored; Joe Cassella scored. 3 - 5

Other Information

Location: Springfield, Mass.
Stadium: Trelease Park
Attendance: 98
Duration: 2:30
Umpires: Home plate - Joe Williams , First base - John Nevees
Weather: 68 degrees, Mostly Cloudy

Play By Play

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st Erik Lacaire advanced to second; Alex Loparco advanced to third; Kevin Johnson scored on a wild pitch. 0 - 1
1st Erik Lacaire advanced to third; Alex Loparco scored on a wild pitch. 0 - 2
2nd Alex Loparco doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI; Kevin Johnson scored; Brian Valeriano scored. 0 - 4
3rd Thomas Desmond singled to center field, 2 RBI; Weston Hawkins scored; Yahriel Jimenez scored. 2 - 4
3rd Ethann Meister doubled down the lf line, advanced to third on the throw, RBI; Thomas Desmond scored. 3 - 4
7th Alex Loparco homered to left field, 3 RBI; Brian Valeriano scored; Joe Cassella scored. 3 - 5

All Plays

Top of 1st Inning

Weston Hawkins struck out looking. (1 out)
Jeff Sitarski fouled out to 1b. (2 out)
Sam Lawrence flied out to rf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Bottom of 1st Inning

Kevin Johnson walked.
Alex Loparco walked; Kevin Johnson advanced to second.
Ben LaCroix flied out to lf. (1 out)
Daniel Morin infield fly to 2b. (2 out)
Alex Loparco stole second; Kevin Johnson stole third.
Erik Lacaire walked.
Erik Lacaire advanced to second; Alex Loparco advanced to third; Kevin Johnson scored on a wild pitch.
Erik Lacaire advanced to third; Alex Loparco scored on a wild pitch.
Aaron Rios grounded out to 3b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 2 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 2nd Inning

Thomas Desmond singled to center field.
Ethann Meister singled to left field; Thomas Desmond advanced to second.
Ethann Meister advanced to second; Thomas Desmond advanced to third on a passed ball.
Christian Spagnuola walked.
Sean Welling infield fly to 2b. (1 out)
J.T. Sawyer grounded into double play ss to 1b; Christian Spagnuola out on the play. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 2nd Inning

Jared Rosenblatt grounded out to 1b unassisted. (1 out)
Joe Cassella grounded out to ss. (2 out)
Brian Valeriano walked.
Brian Valeriano stole second.
Kevin Johnson walked.
Aaron Kalish to p for Patrick McMackin.
Kevin Johnson stole second; Brian Valeriano stole third.
Alex Loparco doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI; Kevin Johnson scored; Brian Valeriano scored.
Ben LaCroix grounded out to 1b unassisted. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 2 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 3rd Inning

Yahriel Jimenez singled through the right side.
Weston Hawkins singled to center field; Yahriel Jimenez advanced to second.
Jeff Sitarski out at first p to 2b, SAC, bunt; Weston Hawkins advanced to second; Yahriel Jimenez advanced to third. (1 out)
Sam Lawrence popped up to 2b. (2 out)
Thomas Desmond singled to center field, 2 RBI; Weston Hawkins scored; Yahriel Jimenez scored.
Ethann Meister doubled down the lf line, advanced to third on the throw, RBI; Thomas Desmond scored.
Christian Spagnuola hit by pitch.
Sean Welling struck out looking. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 4 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 3rd Inning

Daniel Morin grounded out to 2b. (1 out)
Erik Lacaire struck out swinging. (2 out)
Aaron Rios flied out to cf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 4th Inning

J.T. Sawyer singled to right field.
Yahriel Jimenez reached on a fielder's choice; J.T. Sawyer out at second p to 2b. (1 out)
Weston Hawkins struck out swinging. (2 out)
Jeff Sitarski singled to shortstop; Yahriel Jimenez advanced to second.
Sam Lawrence struck out swinging. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 4th Inning

Jared Rosenblatt flied out to cf. (1 out)
Joe Cassella flied out to cf. (2 out)
Brian Valeriano flied out to cf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 5th Inning

Thomas Desmond doubled to left field.
Ethann Meister struck out looking. (1 out)
Christian Spagnuola struck out swinging. (2 out)
Sean Welling struck out looking. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 5th Inning

Kevin Johnson struck out looking. (1 out)
Alex Loparco struck out swinging. (2 out)
Ben LaCroix flied out to lf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 6th Inning

Liam Davey to p for Matt Thomas.
J.T. Sawyer grounded out to 3b. (1 out)
Yahriel Jimenez flied out to cf. (2 out)
Weston Hawkins struck out swinging. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Bottom of 6th Inning

Nick Pacifico to p for Aaron Kalish.
Daniel Morin walked.
Erik Lacaire singled through the left side; Daniel Morin advanced to second.
Aaron Rios reached on a fielder's choice; Erik Lacaire advanced to second; Daniel Morin out at third p to 3b.
Jared Rosenblatt grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b; Aaron Rios out on the play. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 7th Inning

Jeff Sitarski grounded out to ss. (1 out)
Sam Lawrence fouled out to 1b. (2 out)
Will Krasovec to p for Liam Davey.
Thomas Desmond flied out to cf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Bottom of 7th Inning

Joe Cassella singled to left field.
Brian Valeriano doubled down the lf line; Joe Cassella advanced to third.
Jack Krasovec to p for Nick Pacifico.
Kevin Johnson struck out swinging. (1 out)
Alex Loparco homered to left field, 3 RBI; Brian Valeriano scored; Joe Cassella scored.
Ben LaCroix singled up the middle.
Daniel Morin flied out to cf. (2 out)
Ben LaCroix stole second.
Erik Lacaire flied out to rf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 4 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 8th Inning

Patrick Westerlind to p for Will Krasovec.
Ethann Meister struck out swinging. (1 out)
Christian Spagnuola singled to left field.
Sean Welling flied out to cf. (2 out)
J.T. Sawyer flied out to cf. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 8th Inning

Mike Paleologopoulos to p for Jack Krasovec.
Aaron Rios walked.
Jared Rosenblatt grounded into double play 2b to 1b; Aaron Rios out on the play. (2 out)
Joe Cassella struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 9th Inning

Jacques Boilard to p for Patrick Westerlind.
Yahriel Jimenez doubled to right field.
Weston Hawkins struck out swinging, reached first on a throwing error by c.
Jeff Sitarski fouled out to 3b. (1 out)
Sam Lawrence flied out to cf. (2 out)
Thomas Desmond grounded out to p. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 2 LOB