New York, N.Y. - In voting conducted by the league's 10 head coaches, the Skyline Conference has released the 2017 Baseball All-Conference Teams.
Farmingdale State senior first baseman Dalton McCarthy (Manorville, N.Y.), senior pitcher Matt Seelinger (Westbury, N.Y.) and freshman outfielder Vincent Rice (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) were each named First Team All-Conference.
McCarthy appeared in 35 games and posted a .362 batting average this season. He led the Rams in runs (28), triples (4), home runs (3), RBI's (30), total bases (64) and was second in hits (42), doubles (5), slugging percentage (.552) and stolen bases (5). McCarthy committed only two errors and posted a .991 fielding percentage.
Seelinger was 4-1 with a 1.39 earned run average and a team and conference-leading 69 strikeouts. He has held opposing batters under .200 in each of his four seasons and this year (.159) led the Skyline. In the Nation, Seelinger ranked fifth for hits allowed per 9-innings, ninth for WHIP, 15th in strikeouts per 9-innings and 16th for ERA.
Rice batted a team-leading .413 in 34 games this year. He recorded an FSC-best 45 hits and also led the Rams in doubles (8), on-base percentage (.488) and stolen bases (8), while ranking second in both runs scored (23) and triples (3). Rice finished the season 63rd in the NCAA for batting average.
2017 Skyline Conference Baseball All-Conference Team
Nick LoPrinzi - St. Joseph's-Brooklyn - Sr. - C - Howard Beach, N.Y.
Dalton McCarthy - Farmingdale State - Sr. - 1B - Manorville, N.Y.
Brian McLaughlin* - Maritime - Sr. - 1B - Massapequa, N.Y.
Jesse Russo - Old Westbury - Jr. - 2B - Westbury, N.Y.
Tommy Ziegen - Old Westbury - Sr. - SS - Glen Cove, N.Y.
Patrick Rucci - Purchase - Sr. - 3B - Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.
Lou Doria - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Jr. - OF - Wantagh, N.Y.
Kevin Lao - Old Westbury - Sr. - OF - Floral Park, N.Y.
Vincent Rice - Farmingdale State - Fr. - OF - Massapequa Park, N.Y.
Stephen Semler - Maritime - Jr. - DH - Kirkland, Wash.
John Condon - St. Joseph's-Brooklyn - So. - UT - Oceanside, N.Y.
Travis Bruinsma*** - Maritime - Fr. - P - Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
Josh Outsen** - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Sr. - P - Lindenhurst, N.Y.
Matt Seelinger - Farmingdale State - Sr. - P - Westbury, N.Y.
Dan Campanelli - St. Joseph's-L.I. - So. - C - Bayport, N.Y.
Paul Britt - St. Joseph's-L.I. - So. - 1B - Commack, N.Y.
Chris Deddo - Maritime - Jr. - 2B - Staten Island, N.Y.
Matt Costleigh - Maritime - So. - SS - West Islip, N.Y.
Kyle Cunningham - USMMA - So. - 3B - Panama City Beach, Fla.
Connor Alwan - Maritime - Jr. - OF - Annapolis, Md.
Matthew Burnett - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Jr. - OF - Amityville, N.Y.
Michael Camerada - St. Joseph's-Brooklyn - Sr. - OF - Staten Island, N.Y.
Lou Sileno - Old Westbury - Jr. - DH - Dix Hills, N.Y.
Michael Barnes - USMMA - Jr. - UT - Alexandria, Va.
Brandon Lubrano - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Sr. - P - Mineola, N.Y.
Nathan Slusarczyk - USMMA - Sr. - P - Woodbury, N.J.
*Player of the Year: Brian McLaughlin, Maritime
**Pitcher of the Year: Josh Outsen, St. Joseph's-L.I.
***Rookie of the Year: Travis Bruinsma, Maritime
Coach of the Year: Charlie Barbieri, Maritime (third season)
To view the complete Skyline Conference press release, click HERE.