BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Following back to back trips to southern states, the Concordia College New York baseball teams plays its first game in-state on Tuesday, Mar. 12 at Mercy College in a 3 p.m. contest.
Match Information: Mercy
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.
Location: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. | Mercy Field
All-Time Series: Concordia leads 38-15
Last Time: Mercy, 10-3 (Mar. 14, 2018)
Media: Live Stats | Live Video
About the Clippers
Concordia (4-8) heads to Mercy after splitting its eight contests in South Fla., last week, ending the trip with a 4-0 setback against Southern Connecticut State University on Saturday, Mar. 9 after besting the Fighting Owls 12-7 the previous night.
The Clippers are hitting .267 (109-409) with a .372 slugging percentage off the strength of 19 doubles, a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC)-leading six triples and four home runs while tallying 67 RBI and 59 walks with a CACC-best 26 stolen bases. Senior outfielder Andre Jackson (Massapequa, N.Y.) leads five batters hitting over. 300 with a .524 average, adding two doubles, a triple and home run for a .857 slugging percentage. Junior outfielder Joseph Impeduglia (Staten Island, N.Y.), junior second baseman Kendell Luquis (New Rochelle, N.Y.), sophomore catcher Josh Corredor (St. Cloud, Fla.) and sophomore shortstop Blake Burgan (Holbrook, N.Y.) all tie for fifth in the conference with three doubles while six Clippers have one triple and Impeduglia ties for third in the league with two home runs. Sophomore Jake Partridge (Bardonia, N.Y.) places second in the CACC with six stolen bases and fourth in runs scored with 13 while freshman outfielder Matt Rinaldi (Eastchester, N.Y.) ties for fifth in the conference with 11 RBI.
On the mound, Concordia sports a team ERA of 5.84, second-best in the CACC, with the third-most strikeouts within the league at 86 to go with 49 walks in 103.1 innings. Junior RHP Michael Romano (Yonkers, N.Y.) logs a team-leading 16.1 innings, tied for fourth in the conference, over three starts with a win while fellow junior righty Enrico Locascio (Staten Island, N.Y.) fans a team-high 12 batters that ties for ninth in the league with a victory. Freshmen Sean Malamud (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Logan Vallias (East Northport, N.Y.) both have a win, with junior right-handed pitcher Jacob Bannon (Glendale, N.Y.) sporting a 2.89 ERA over four appearances.
About the Mavericks
Mercy (4-9), hosts the Clippers fresh off a weekend series victory at Virginia State University, falling in the opener 4-1 before back-to-back 10-9 and 8-3 triumphs.
The Mavericks are hitting .279 (85-305) as a team with a .413 slugging percentage coming from 12 doubles, seven triples and five home runs while tallying 45 RBI and 30 walks. Anthony Murphy paces the offense behind a .421 batting average, adding three doubles, a triple and a team-leading three home runs for a .789 slugging percentage to go with 12 RBI. Joseph Sadallah boasts a team-leading 12 RBI, 11 stolen bases, seven walks and five triples to go with a .379 batting average while Adonis Garcia hits a team-best four doubles.
On the mound, Mercy holds a team ERA of 8.62 with 64 strikeouts and 58 walks in 71.0 innings. Kevin Tise logs a team-leading 13.0 innings of work, with Luis Grullant fanning a team-best 13 strikeouts in four appearances with two starts. Fernando Figueroa sports a 3.60 ERA.
The baseball team begins a three-game weekend series at Molloy College on Saturday, Mar. 16 with a doubleheader starting at 12 p.m.