Three Purple Knights Earn All-ECC Baseball Honors
Central Islip, NY-Three
University of Bridgeport baseball players have been selected to the
2010 All-East Coast Conference squads selected by the league's
eight head coaches.
Sophomore relief pitcher Matt Bartolomei (Bridgeport, CT/Notre Dame of Fairfield HS) earned First Team All-ECC honors, and seniors, outfielder Luke Abraham and pitcher Bobby Swann, both natives of Cumberland, RI, were named Second Team All-Conference.
Bartolomei, a right-hander, led the Purple Knights in appearances this season with 17 as he compiled a 4-3 record with one save and a 3.86 earned run average. Matt finished second on the team in strike outs with 30 and was third in innings pitched with 42.0. He also walked only nine batters the entire season.
Abraham, the UB centerfielder, finished the 2010 season with a solid .300 batting average. He led the team in hits with 39 and finished second in runs batted in with 22. Luke also led Bridgeport in doubles with 10 and triples with four. Abraham was solid on defense this season committing only one error while handling 79 total chances during the year.
Swann, a lefty starting pitcher, posted a 4-5 record with a 3.99 ERA. He led Bridgeport in starts with nine, complete games with four and shut outs with two. Bobby also led the Purple Knights in innings pitched with 49.2 and strike outs with 38. Swann limited the opposition to a batting average against of only .249, and he did not allow a home run all season.