Written by Joshua Soto (SJC-LI Sports Information)
New York, NY| After capturing the 2017 Skyline regular season championship, the St. Joseph's College (L.I.) baseball team, highlighted by Pitcher of the Year, Josh Outsen, saw six of its members named to Skyline All-Conference teams as announced by the conference on Tuesday.
Along with Outsen, outfielder Lou Doria was named to the First-Team, while Brandon Lubrano, Daniel Campanelli, Paul Britt, and Matthew Burnett were all selected to the Skyline Second-Team for the first time in their careers.
Outsen takes home the Pitcher of Year award after posting a 7-0 record with a 1.99 earned-run average through 54.1 innings pitched this season. In his eight starts, the senior struck out 54 batters and allowed just eight extra-base hits on the year. Outsen tossed a career-best three shutouts, and held opposing batters to a .204 batting average. The senior pitcher also struck out a career-high 14 batters in a 20-0 win over Yeshiva on March 26. During conference play, the Lindenhurst, NY native went 6-0 with a .66 ERA, tossing 41 innings and fanned 39 batters.
In his first season with the Golden Eagles, Doria led the team offensively osting a .361 batting average and an 1.225 OPS. The LIU Post transfer finished first in the conference in homeruns (9), and tied the record for most RBIs in a single season (42). He amassed 39 hits, including 20 extra-base hits–10 doubles, a triple, and nine homeruns–scored 28 runs, and led the team with 21 walks.
Lubrano earned his first All-Conference selection after appearing in 10 games and posting a 5-2 record. He led the team in innings pitched (55.1) and is currently 10th in the nation with a 1.30 ERA. The southpaw graduate student tossed three complete games, allowed eight runs, and struck out 42 batters.
Joining Lubrano is battery-mate Campanelli, who also grabbed his first All-Conference honorafter hitting .354 and posting a slugging percentage of .472. The sophomore catcher had the seventh-most RBI (16) on the team while also collecting 29 hits (6 doubles). Defensively, he posted a 1.000 fielding percentage and caught seven runners stealing.
Britt, a D3baseball.com Team of the Week and Skyline Player of the Week selection ealier this year, led the Golden Eagles with 46 hits and tied for the team-high in both doubles (10) and triples (4). The rookie first baseman was second on the team in OBP (.464) and slugging (.574) and completed the year scoring a team-best 39 runs while driving in 22 runs.
A junior outfielder, Burnett collected 41 hits–second-best on the team–and scored 31 runs for SJC. The Amityville, NY native finished the year with a .369 batting average, a .437 OBP, and a .477 slugging percentage. He also tallied 12 steals, drove in 21 runs, had eight doubles, and legged out two triples.
2017 Skyline Conference Baseball All-Conference Team
Name, School, Cl., Pos., Hometown
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.
Name, School, Cl., Pos., Hometown
Daniel 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)