August 3, 2011
Cavico, Russo Earn ECAC Yearly Awards
Centerville, Mass. (8/3/11) – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) released the spring awards for baseball this morning and Kean’s Lee Cavico and Mike Russo earned top honors as Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively. In addition, senior Ken Gregory was named a first-team all-star.
June 21, 2011
Wrapping Up the 2011 Season
The Kean University baseball team posted its seventh straight 30-win season and finished 42-11 for the second most wins in program history. Kean earned their ninth appearance in the NCAA postseason after capturing their second straight New Jersey Athletic Conference title.
May 28, 2011
Cougars Bow Out of World Series
Grande Chute, Wis. (5/28/11) – The Kean University baseball team was unable to rally out of the elimination bracket and fell to Salisbury University, 10-3, to bow out of the World Series and end their season at 42-11.
May 27, 2011
Cougars Fall to Chapman in World Series, 9-4
Grande Chute, Wis. (5/27/11) – The Kean University baseball team dropped a 9-4 decision to west coast rival Chapman University in the opening game of the NCAA Division III National Baseball Championship held at Fox Cities Stadium.
May 26, 2011
Carrano, Gregory, Russo Earn National Accolades
Appleton, Wis. (5/26/11) – Kean University senior second baseman Chris Carrano has earned a 2011 Rawlings National Gold Glove award while teammates Ken Gregory and Mike Russo were tabbed ABCA Second Team All-Americans as announced at the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship Banquet on Thursday evening.
May 25, 2011
Gregory, Russo Tabbed D3baseball.com All-Americans
Union, N.J. (5/25/11) – Senior Ken Gregory and junior Mike Russo have earned All-American honors from D3baseball.com as announced on Wednesday.
May 25, 2011
Gregory Named Region Player of the Year; Five Cougars Honored
Ewing, N.J. (5/25/11) – Senior Ken Gregory was recently named the NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Year joining juniors Lee Cavico and Mike Russo as first-team honorees as five total Cougars were honored this week.
May 23, 2011
Herget, Smarslok Earn Weekly NJAC Honors
Pitman, N.J. (5/23/11) – Sophomore Kevin Herget and freshman Tyler Smarslok have been selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Pitcher and Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday.
May 22, 2011
Baseball Forces Winner-Take All Game with 9-4 Win
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (5/22/11) – Kean University scored four runs in the fifth inning en-route to a 9-4 win over Alvernia University and force the winner-take-all championship game in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championships on Sunday morning.
May 22, 2011
Baseball Claims Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (5/22/11) – The Kean University baseball team punched its ticket to the NCAA Division III World Series, as they defeated Alvernia University, 7-0, for the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Championship on Sunday afternoon.
May 21, 2011
Top-Seeded Kean Eliminates #6 Johns Hopkins, 6-5
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (5/21/11) – Kean University scored four runs in the third inning and held off Johns Hopkins University, 6-5, to advance in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region on Saturday morning.
May 21, 2011
Baseball Two Wins Away From World Series
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (5/21/11) – Junior left-hander Ryan Zamorsky struck out eight and allowed just five hits in his first appearance since mid-April to lift top-seeded Kean University to a 5-3 win over #4 Misericordia University in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region on Saturday afternoon.
May 20, 2011
Kean Advances Past Rowan, 4-3
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (5/20/11) – Kean University erased an early 2-0 deficit to defeat Rowan University, 4-3, in a battle of the top two seeds in an elimination game at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region on Friday evening.
May 19, 2011
Baseball Advances with 6-0 Win Over Messiah
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (5/19/11) – Sophomore right-hander Kevin Herget tossed a three-hit shutout while senior leftfielder Ken Gregory drove in three runs as top-seeded Kean remained alive in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional with a 6-0 victory over No. 5 seed Messiah on Thursday afternoon.
May 18, 2011
Catholic Stuns Top-Ranked Cougars in NCAA Opener
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (5/18/11) – Catholic University senior right-hander Ron Esposito struck out seven and earned the complete game victory, as the Cardinals stunned top-seeded Kean, 3-2, in the opening round of the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Wednesday evening.
May 16, 2011
Gregory Named NJAC Player of the Week
PITMAN, N.J. (5/16/11) – Senior Ken Gregory earns NJAC honors for the third time this season and for the second consecutive week after hitting .714 (5-of-7) with two homeruns, three RBI and four runs scored during a non-conference doubleheader split with Farmingdale State.
May 16, 2011
Kean Tabbed Top Seed in Mid-Atlantic Regional
Indianapolis, Ind. (5/16/11) - The 55 team field has been selected for the 2011 NCAA Division III Tournament and Kean University has been selected as the number one seed in the Mid-Atlantic Regional, slated to begin on Wednesday, May 18th as Kean plays host at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, N.J.
May 13, 2011
Baseball Splits with Farmingdale in Regular Season Finale
Union, N.J. (5/13/11) – The Kean University baseball team split in their final regular season matchup of 2011 as they fell to Farmingdale State College, 3-2, in the opener and defeated the Rams, 14-2, in the nightcap from Jim Hynes Stadium on Friday afternoon.
May 12, 2011
Gregory, Russo Earn NJCBA Yearly Honors; Eight Cougars Earn Accolades
Jersey City, N.J. (5/12/11) – Kean University senior Ken Gregory and junior Mike Russo have been tabbed as the New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association’s Division II/III Player and Pitcher of the Year as announced on Thursday.
May 9, 2011
Gregory, Bartlinski Earn NJAC Weekly Honors
Pitman, N.J. (5/9/11/) – Seniors Ken Gregory and Joe Bartlinski earned New Jersey Athletic Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week honors, respectively, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
May 8, 2011
Baseball Crowned NJAC Champions
Union, N.J. (5/8/11) – The Kean University baseball team won their second straight New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship as they defeated Rowan University, 8-1, Sunday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
May 7, 2011
Baseball Advances to NJAC Championship Game
Union, N.J. (5/7/11) –Junior Vinny Galya went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI as #5/#6 and top-seeded Kean University moved within one win of its third NJAC championship in the last four years with a 5-4 victory over No. 2 seed and #23/#18 ranked Rowan in Game 7 of the NJAC Baseball Championship at Jim Hynes Field on Saturday.
May 5, 2011
Baseball Tops Ramapo, 8-4
Union, N.J. (5/5/11) – Junior Lee Cavico and senior Ken Gregory combined for six RBI as the Kean University baseball defeated Ramapo College, 8-4, Thursday afternoon in the second round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament.
May 5, 2011
Baseball Places Seven On All-NJAC Squad
Pitman, N.J. (5/5/11) – Five members of the Kean University baseball team earned first-team New Jersey Athletic Conference honors as seven total athletes earned accolades as voted on by the league’s ten coaches and announced by the conference office on Thursday.
May 5, 2011
Cavico, Russo Earn NJAC Yearly Honors
Pitman, N.J. (5/5/11) – Juniors Lee Cavico and Mike Russo have earned New Jersey Athletic Conference yearly accolades after being named Player and Pitcher of the Year respectively as voted by the league’s ten coaches and announced by the conference on Thursday.
May 3, 2011
Baseball Edges MSU, 3-1 In NJAC Tournament
Union, N.J. (5/3/11) – Senior Chris Cirlincione tossed a complete game, four hitter to lead the Kean University baseball team to a 3-1 win over Montclair State University in the first round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament.
May 2, 2011
Baseball Edges Ramapo, 6-5; Earns #1 Seed In NJAC Tournament
Mahwah, N.J. (5/2/11) – The Kean University baseball team edged Ramapo College, 6-5, Monday afternoon to conclude the NJAC regular season and in the process earn the top seed in the upcoming NJAC Tournament that begins on Tuesday.
May 2, 2011
Cirlincione Tabbed NJAC Pitcher of the Week
Pitman, N.J. (5/2/11) – Senior Chris Cirlincione has been selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday.
May 2, 2011
Smarslok Named NJAC Rookie Player of the Week
Pitman, N.J. (5/2/11) – Freshman Tyler Smarslok has been tabbed as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday.
April 30, 2011
Baseball Splits With William Paterson in NJAC Action
Wayne N.J. (4/30/11) – The Kean University baseball cruised to a 16-4 victory in the opener before falling, 11-7, in a late William Paterson rally in the nightcap to earn a split in Saturday’s New Jersey Athletic Conference action at Jeff Albies Field.
April 29, 2011
Baseball Falls to Ramapo, 9-6
Union, N.J. (4/29/11) – Ramapo College scored four runs in the second inning taking a lead they would not relinquish as they defeated the Kean University baseball team, 9-6, Friday afternoon in NJAC action.
April 25, 2011
Baseball Edges Rutgers-Newark, 6-5
Newark, N.J. (4/25/11) – The Kean University baseball team survived a late Rutgers-Newark rally and defeated the host school, 6-5, Monday evening at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
April 25, 2011
Russo Earns Weekly Honors
Pitman, N.J. (4/25/11) – Junior Mike Russo has been selected as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association NCAA Division III National Pitcher of the Week as well as the NJAC, NJCBA and ECAC Metro Pitcher of the Week after picking up a key conference win last week.
April 23, 2011
Baseball Tops Rutgers-Newark, 8-3
Union, N.J. (4/23/11) – The #3 Kean University baseball team topped Rutgers-Newark by the final of 8-3 Saturday afternoon in New Jersey Athletic Conference action.
April 22, 2011
Russo Tosses One Hit, Complete Game Shutout Over Rowan
Union, N.J. (4/22/11) – Junior Mike Russo tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout to lead the #3 Kean University baseball to a 3-0 victory over #23 Rowan University on Friday in NJAC action.
April 21, 2011
Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short as #23 Rowan Tops #3 Kean, 6-4
Glassboro, N.J. (4/21/11) – The #3 Kean University baseball team rallied for three runs in the ninth inning, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to #23 Rowan University, 6-4, Thursday afternoon in NJAC action.
April 18, 2011
Baseball Tops Stockton, 6-4
Pomona, N.J. (4/18/11) – Senior Chris Cirlincione improved to 4-0 as he helped the Kean University baseball team to a 6-4 victory over host Richard Stockton College in a makeup NJAC contest on Monday afternoon.
April 16, 2011
Baseball Tops Richard Stockton, 6-1
Pomona, N.J. (4/16/11) – The Kean University baseball team picked up their 25th win of the season as they defeated Richard Stockton College, 6-1, Saturday afternoon in NJAC action.
April 15, 2011
Baseball Blasts By NJCU, 27-5
Jersey City, N.J. (4/15/11) – The Kean University baseball team pounded out 27 runs and 13 extra base hits as they defeated host New Jersey City University, 27-5, Friday afternoon in NJAC action.
April 14, 2011
Bartlinski Bests New Jersey City, 1-0
Union, N.J. (4/14/11) – Senior Joe Bartlinski edged Wendell Rodriguez in a classic pitchers’ duel as the Kean University baseball team defeated New Jersey City University, 1-0, in NJAC action on a beautiful spring afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
April 9, 2011
#4/5 Baseball Sweeps MSU, 9-3 & 2-0
Union, N.J. (4/9/11) – Junior Lee Cavico went a combined 6-for-8 with his third homerun of the season as the Kean University baseball team swept rival Montclair State University, 9-3 & 2-0, on a sunny, spring Saturday afternoon in NJAC baseball action.
April 8, 2011
Bartlinski Leads #4/5 Baseball Past Camden, 5-2
Union, N.J. (4/8/11) – Senior Joe Bartlinski fanned 14 in the complete game win as the Kean University baseball team won their 20th game of the season by defeating Rutgers-Camden, 5-2, Friday afternoon in a chilly, rainy affair.
April 7, 2011
Russo, Nolan Lead Kean Past Rutgers-Camden, 8-1
Camden, N.J. (4/7/11) – Junior Mike Russo hurled a four-hitter as the Kean University baseball team defeated Rutgers University-Camden, 8-1, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action Thursday at Campbell’s Field.
April 5, 2011
#4/5 Baseball Blanks Staten Island, 4-0
Union, N.J. (4/5/11) – The Kean University baseball pitching staff combined for the complete game shutout allowing just six singles and no walks along the way to send the Cougars to a 4-0 victory over the College of Staten Island in today’s non-conference action.
April 4, 2011
Galya Selected Kean Athlete of the Week
Union, N.J. (4/4/11) – Junior Vinny Galya has been selected as the Kean Athlete of the Week after helping Kean to a 3-1 week, with three games against nationally ranked opponents.
April 2, 2011
Baseball Splits in NJAC Opener
Union, N.J. (4/2/11) – The Kean University baseball team earned a split with The College of New Jersey as they won game one 8-4 and fell in the nightcap, 5-4, in a battle of nationally ranked teams in the NJAC opener for both Saturday afternoon.
March 30, 2011
#5 Baseball Knocks Off #12/25 Alvernia, 10-1
Union, N.J. (3/30/11) – Junior Lee Cavico was 3-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored as he helped the #5 Kean University baseball team past #12/25 Alvernia University by the final of 10-1 Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action.
March 29, 2011
Baseball Pushes Past FDU-Florham, 10-4
Union, N.J. (3/29/11) – The Kean University baseball team scored ten runs on 13 hits as they improved to 15-3 overall this season by defeating FDU-Florham, 10-4, Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action.
March 28, 2011
Nolan Named Kean Athlete of the Week
Union, N.J. (3/28/11) – Senior Nick Nolan has been selected as the Kean Athlete of the Week after helping Kean to two wins in non-conference action last week.
March 25, 2011
Baseball Defeats St. Joseph's-L.I., 8-4
Patchogue, N.Y. (3/25/11) – The Kean University baseball team picked up their 14th win of the season as they defeated St. Joseph’s College-L.I., 8-4, Friday afternoon in their first away contest on the east coast.
March 22, 2011
Baseball Bests Old Westbury, 13-5
Union, N.J. (3/22/11) – The #6/4 Kean University baseball team scored in all but two innings as they topped visiting SUNY College at Old Westbury, 13-5, Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action.
March 21, 2011
Gregory Earns Weekly Honors
Pitman, N.J. (3/21/11) – Senior Ken Gregory has been tabbed as the NJAC, NJCBA Div. II/III and ECAC Metro Player of the Week as announced by the conference offices on Monday.
March 20, 2011
#4 Baseball Rallies Past #25 Keystone, 6-4
Union, N.J. (3/20/11) – The Kean University baseball team rallied from a sluggish start to defeat #25 Keystone College, 6-4, in a key regional matchup on Sunday afternoon.
March 17, 2011
Poets Not Silent in Extra-Inning Win
Whittier, Calif. (3/17/11) – Austin Strauss singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Whittier College at 6-5 win over Kean in the final game of their west coast swing on Thursday afternoon.
March 16, 2011
#4 Baseball Rises Past Redlands, 12-8
Redlands, Calif. (3/16/11) – The #4 Kean University baseball team pounded out 19 hits as they defeated the University of Redlands, 12-8, Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action.
March 15, 2011
La Verne Tops Kean, 10-1
La Verne, Calif. (3/15/11) – Senior Ken Gregory launched his second homerun of the year to breakup the shutout as #4 Kean University fell to the University of La Verne, 10-1, Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action.
March 13, 2011
Baseball Blasts Away Bombers, 20-4
Orange, Calif. (3/13/11) – The #2 Cougars used their biggest offensive burst of the season as they pounded out 20 runs on 18 hits to defeat #30 Ithaca College, 20-4, Sunday night in neutral non-conference action.
March 12, 2011
Cougars Top Denison, 7-6
Whittier, Calif. (3/12/11) – The Kean University baseball team got back on track as they defeated Denison University in a neutral matchup this afternoon by the final score of 7-6.
March 11, 2011
#20 Chapman Edges #2 Kean, 4-3
Orange, Calif. (3/11/11) – In what has become a coast-to-coast battle, the #20 Chapman Panthers edged the #2 Cougars, 4-3, Friday evening, in the first game of a six game road trip for Kean University.
March 5, 2011
Baseball Sweeps Franklin & Marshall, 10-2 & 1-0
Union, N.J. (3/5/11) – The Kean University baseball team swept their first doubleheader of the season as they defeated visiting Franklin & Marshall College, 10-2 & 1-0, Saturday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
March 4, 2011
Baseball Blanks Brockport, 3-0
Union, N.J. (3/4/11) – Juniors Mike Russo and Julian Diaz combined for today’s shutout of visiting The College at Brockport as Kean University won by the final of 3-0 in non-conference action.
March 1, 2011
Ninth Inning Rally Sends Kean Past Muhlenberg, 5-4
Union, N.J. (3/1/11) – Senior Ken Gregory tied things up with an RBI triple in the bottom of the ninth and scored the winning run as the #2/4 Kean University baseball team defeating visiting Muhlenberg College, 5-4, Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action.
February 28, 2011
Galya, Diaz, Alvarez Earn NJAC Weekly Honors
Pitman, N.J. (2/28/11) – Juniors Vinny Galya and Julian Diaz along with freshman Shane Alvarez have been selected with weekly honors by the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) as announced by the conference office on Monday.
February 27, 2011
Herget, Ramagli Send Kean Past Eastern Connecticut, 5-3
Union, N.J. (2/27/11) – Sophomore Kevin Herget tossed a complete game while retiring the final 16 batters to help propel the #3/4 Kean University baseball team past #24/26 Eastern Connecticut State University, 5-3, Sunday afternoon in non-conference action.
February 26, 2011
Baseball Blanks Gwynedd-Mercy, 8-0
Union, N.J. (2/26/11) – Junior Vinny Galya drove in three as the #3/4 Kean University baseball team won their third straight to open the 2011 season by blanking Gwynedd-Mercy College, 8-0.
February 24, 2011
Baseball Breezes Past Mt. St. Vincent as Ioviero Collects 400th Win
Union, N.J. (2/24/11) – Junior Mike Russo fanned 11 in his first appearance of the season to help the Kean University baseball team to a 9-2 win over visiting the College of Mt. St. Vincent Thursday afternoon in non-conference action.
February 23, 2011
Diaz Dominates in Kean Baseball Season Opener
Union, N.J. (2/23/11) – Junior Julian Diaz threw a complete game, three hitter to help the Kean University baseball to a win in their season opener as they defeated Stevens Institute of Technology, 4-2, Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action.
February 17, 2011
Baseball Earns Pre-Season Recognition
Union, N.J. (2/17/11) – The Kean University baseball team is just one week away from the 2011 season and already they have received pre-season recognition for the upcoming season.
January 31, 2011
Ioviero Honored by Hot Stove League
Great Neck, N.Y. (1/31/11) – Kean University head baseball coach Neil Ioviero was recently honored at the New York Professional Baseball Hot Stove League annual awards dinner.