Three Rams Named ABCA/Rawlings All-Region

Three Rams Named ABCA/Rawlings All-Region

ABCA/Rawlings All-Region teams -

Greensboro, N.C. - The 2015 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III Baseball All-Region teams, as well as regional Position Players of the Year and regional Pitchers of the Year, have been announced. The eight ABCA/Rawlings All-Region teams (New England, New York, Mid-Atlantic, South, Mideast, Central, Midwest and West) can be found on the ABCA website at the link above.

Three players from Farmingdale State have been selected, including senior outfielder Michael Marino (Franklin Square, N.Y.), senior outfielder Anthony Alvino (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) and freshman pitcher Ryan O'Connor (Babylon, N.Y.).

Marino was named to the First Team, after finishing the season with a batting average of .463, along with a team and conference-high of 50 hits, 28 runs, 26 stolen bases, 21 RBI's, 10 doubles, a .539 on-base percentage and .602 slugging percentage. Marino finished the season ranked 6th in Division III for batting average.

Alvino, a Third Team selection, finished the season with a career-best .418 average (second highest on the team), along with 38 hits, 19 runs scored, 18 RBI's, 11 stolen bases and 11 walks. Alvino is also ranked as the 17th toughest to strikeout in Division III, with only three strikeouts in his 91 at-bats.

O'Connor, also a Third Team selection, appeared in 12 games with four starts, finishing the year with a 6-1 record. In his 38.1 innings pitched, he allowed only six walks, finished with a 3.99 ERA and 4.93 strikeouts per game.

The ABCA/Rawlings All-Region teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America Committee. All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. 

ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans and Gold Glove winners will be announced on May 21, 2015. The ABCA All-America team was first recognized in 1949 and now includes nine divisions: NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II and III, Pacific Association Division, and High School.



New York - ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. III New York All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
1B Jordan Giller Jr. Oswego State NY
2B Tim Lesuer Sr. RPI NY
3B Trevor Thompson So. Ithaca NY
SS John Coleman Sr. Clarkson NY
OF Will Gorman So. RIT NY
OF Conrad Ziemendorf Jr. SUNY Cortland NY
OF Dan Saccocio Sr. Oswego State NY
OF Michael Marino Sr. Farmingdale State NY
DH Vinny Bomasuto Sr. SUNY Cortland NY
UT Jayson Yano Jr. Stevens NJ
UT Jared Jensen Sr. RPI NY
UT Jake Fishman So. Union NY
P Brandon Serio Sr. SUNY Cortland NY
P Tim Ingram Sr. SUNY Old Westbury NY
P Sean Conroy Sr. RPI NY
NCAA Div. III New York All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Frank Buksa Sr. SUNY Plattsburgh NY
1B Scott Eisenmenger Fr. St. John Fisher NY
1B Austin Clock Jr. SUNY Cortland NY
3B Brian Munoz Sr. Rochester NY
SS Nick Palmiero Sr. RPI NY
SS Anthony Simon Sr. SUNY Cortland NY
OF Shane Barley Sr. St. John Fisher NY
OF Glenn Glennerster Fr. College of Staten Island NY
DH Alec Montecalvo Jr. Bard NY
UT Will Coleman Fr. Clarkson NY
P Alex Weingarten Jr. Cortland State NY
P Brian Russell So. College of Staten Island NY
P Brendyn Karinchak Sr. Oswego State NY
P Rory Little Jr. RIT NY
P Zach Lander Sr. Brockport State NY
NCAA Div. III New York All-Region Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Nolan Schultz Jr. Rochester NY
1B Skip Flanagan Sr. RIT NY
1B Zachary Uher Sr. Baruch NY
2B David Schlosser Fr. Bard NY
3B Eric Hamilton So. Oswego State NY
3B Gabriel Pena Sr. City College of New York NY
SS Tommy Ziegen So. SUNY Old Westbury NY
SS Jake Burachalk Sr. Kueka NY
OF Tom McKenna Sr. St. Joseph's Brooklyn NY
OF Cal Woolhiser Sr. St. John Fisher NY
OF Eric Egan Jr. Union NY
DH Mike Vargues Sr. SUNY Plattsburgh NY
UT Anthony Alvino Sr. Farmingdale State NY
UT Nick Girardi Jr. St. Joseph's Long Island NY
P Ryan O'Connor Fr. Farmingdale State NY
P Brandon McClain Sr. SUNY Cortland NY
P Gregg Echieverria Jr. RPI NY
P Jimmy Wagner Sr. Ithaca NY
P Josh Ousten So. St. Joseph's Long Island NY
P Kevin Berge So. St. John Fisher NY
New York Region Position Player of the Year: Tim Lesuer, RPI
New York Region Pitcher of the Year: Brandon Serio, SUNY Cortland


The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 6,600 members represent all 50 states and 23 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, Junior College, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 72nd annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 7-10, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.