Eight Rams Named All-Conference for Baseball
- Bula, Curtis, Cruz, Bohonan, Phelan, McAllister, Rubenstein and Zilnicki named All-Skyline -
The Skyline Conference released the 2011 All-Conference Baseball selections on Wednesday, May 4th. Senior Melvin Simmons of Old Westbury has been named the 2011 Skyline Baseball Player of the Year in voting conducted by the league's nine head coaches.
Baez is 4-1 with a 2.77 earned run average and ranks second in the Conference with 57 strikeouts in 55.1 innings pitched. Twice named the Skyline Pitcher of the Week this season, the senior rigthhander has registered three complete games while limiting opposing hitters to a .216 batting average.
SKYLINE BASEBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Player of the Year: Melvin Simmons, Old Westbury
Pitcher of the Year: Albert Baez, Purchase
Rookie of the Year: Tyler Levine, Old Westbury
Coach of the Year: Rod Stephan, Old Westbury
Tournament MVP: Kevin Curtis, Farmingdale State
Team Sportsmanship Award: NYU-Poly
Joe Benkert - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Sr. - P - Lindenhurst, N.Y.
C.J. Bula - Farmingdale State - Jr. - P - Bronx, N.Y.
Anthony Orsano - Old Westbury - Jr. - C - Williston Park, N.Y.
Kevin Curtis - Farmingdale State - Sr. - 1B - Riverhead, N.Y.
Dennis Nover - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Jr. - 2B - Fresh Meadows, N.Y.
Brandon Cruz - Farmingdale State - Sr. - SS - Bronx, N.Y.
Anthony Finch - NYU-Poly - So. - 3B - Manhattan, N.Y.
Terrence Bohonan - Farmingdale State - So. - OF - Patchogue, N.Y.
Austin Groves - Purchase - Sr. - OF - Stratford, Conn.
James Labartino - Mount Saint Vincent - Sr. - OF - Holbrook, N.Y.
Prateek Thaman - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Jr. - OF - Hauppauge, N.Y.
Josef Schaetzle - Old Westbury - Sr. - DH - Bellmore, N.Y.
Kevin McQuade - Purchase - Jr. - UT - Mamaroneck, N.Y.
Matt Paz - Purchase - So. - P - Bridgeport, Conn.
Chris Phelan - Farmingdale State - Jr. - P - Patchogue, N.Y.
Joey Semler - Maritime - So. - C - Kirkland, Wash.
Mike Pope - Mount Saint Vincent - Sr. - 1B - Massapequa, N.Y.
Joe Guido - Old Westbury - Jr. - 2B - Baldwin, N.Y.
Max Tecce - Mount Saint Mary - Jr. - SS - Glen Cove, N.Y.
Ryan McAllister - Farmingdale State - Jr. - 3B - Miller Place, N.Y.
Vinnie Carminati - Mount Saint Mary - Fr. - OF - Huntington, N.Y.
Mark Donahue - Purchase - Jr. - OF - Brookhaven, N.Y.
Ryan Rubenstein - Farmingdale State - Sr. - OF - Deer Park, N.Y.
David Zilnicki - Farmingdale State - So. - DH - Riverhead, N.Y.