Baseball Treks To Mercy Wednesday

Baseball Treks To Mercy Wednesday

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York baseball team plays its first game in-state this season on Wednesday, Mar. 11, when the Clippers travel to Mercy College for a 3 p.m. contest.

Match Information: Mercy
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 3 p.m.
Location: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. | Mercy Field
All-Time Series: Concordia leads 38-16 
Last Time: Mercy, 8-7 (Mar. 12, 2019) 

About the Clippers
Concordia (3-10) returned north after concluding its nine-game spring break schedule with a 6-5 victory over American International College on Sunday, Mar. 8.

The Clippers hold a .257 (112-436) batting average with a .333 slugging percentage off the strength of 24 doubles, three triples and one home run while tallying 66 runs scored, 57 RBI and 59 walks. Senior first baseman Joseph Impeduglia (Staten Island, N.Y.) leads the Clippers and the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) with 20 hits, 12 RBI, 12 walks, five doubles and one RBI while ranking in the top-five of the league behind a team-leading .435 batting average, .559 on base percentage and .587 slugging percentage. Junior outfielder Jake Partridge (Bardonia, N.Y.) matches Impeduglia with nine runs that ties for the sixth-most within the CACC with senior Frank Coste (Queens, N.Y.) and freshman outfielder Leo Alvarez (Oceanside, N.Y.) each hitting a triple while junior shortstop Blake Burgan (Holbrook, N.Y.) has Concordia's lone home run of the campaign.

On the mound, Concordia sports a team ERA of 6.00 with 72 strikeouts and 55 walks in 108.0 innings. Sophomore RHP Logan Vallas (East Northport, N.Y.) tosses a team-leading 16.1 innings over four appearances, with fellow sophomore righty Sean Malamud (Staten Island, N.Y.) recording two victories that ties for the most in the league. Senior right-handed pitchers Patrick Rivera (Elmont, N.Y.) and Enrico Locascio (Staten Island, N.Y.) each strike out 12 batters, while recently-named CACC Rookie of the Week freshman Noel Vasquez (Washington Heights, N.Y.) holds a 0.00 ERA over 9.1 innings with two saves that ties for the most in the conference.

About the Mavericks
Mercy (3-9) hosts Concordia in the fourth game of its eight-game homestand after splitting a doubleheader with the College of Staten Island on Sunday, Mar. 8.

The Mavericks are hitting .259 (28-130) as a team with a .381 slugging percentage off the strength of 17 doubles, four triples and seven home runs while tallying 60 runs scored, 46 RBI and 31 walks. Miguel Ortiz Sanchez paces the Mercy offense behind a .455 batting average, adding a team-leading 14 RBI and five stolen bases. Jon Mooradian scores a team-high 12 runs with five doubles, while Anthony Murphy hits a team-best four home runs.

On the mound, Mercy holds a team ERA of 7.18 with 80 strikeouts and 43 walks in 94.0 innings. Jack Kelly tosses a team-high 22.1 innings, sporting a 3.22 ERA with three victories in four appearances ehile James Jakuba strikes out 23 batters in 20.0 innings.

Up Next
The baseball team begins Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) play on Tuesday, Mar. 17 with a doubleheader at Dominican College (N.Y.) starting at 3 p.m.

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