Spartans Open CAC Tournament Play on Tuesday at Jaquet Field

Spartans Open CAC Tournament Play on Tuesday at Jaquet Field

YORK, PA – The York College baseball team opens their trek through the 2017 Capital Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday afternoon when they host Wesley College at Jaquet Field.

The Spartans are the tournament's three seed as they finished 10-8 in the league. They were just one of three teams that finished with a winning record in conference play. Wesley finished 9-9 in the conference and won a tiebreaker over Marymount to finish fourth in the final tournament standings.

Records
York: 15-15 (10-8 CAC)
Wesley: 17-13 (9-9 CAC)
 

Scouting the Spartans

Top Position Players

Logan Countryman (LF): .404 BA, 20 runs scored, 7 2B, 2 HR, 12 RBI

Christian Bilan (1B): .380 BA, 23 runs scored, 7 2B, 4 HR, 30 RBI

Grant Oberholtzer (CF/DH): .321 BA, 21 runs scored, 4 2B, 1 3B, 3 HR, 24 RBI

Seth Brosius (RF): .309 BA, 25 runs scored, 10 2B, 4 HR, 31 RBI

 

Projected Starting Pitcher

Joel Kenney (RHP): 2-1, 3.60 ERA, 35 IP, 39 hits, 18 runs, 14 earned runs, 34 K, 8 BB

 

Top Spartan Relievers

Will Grega (RHP): 3-1, 2 Saves, 4.43 ERA, 22.1 IP, 20 hits, 12 runs, 11 earned runs, 21 K, 17 BB

Jeff Noss (LHP): 1-1, 1 Save, 5.31 ERA, 20.1 IP, 16 hits, 14 runs, 12 earned runs, 19 K, 13 BB

Zac Stoll (RHP: 0-0, 6.00 ERA, 15.0 IP, 13 hits, 11 runs, 10 earned runs, 13 K, 7 BB

 

Scouting the Wolverines

Top Position Players

Chris Seibert (SS): .411 BA, 30 runs scored, 14 2B, 1 3B, 7 HR, 50 RBI

Trey Mears (CF): .517 BA, 50 runs scored, 14 2B, 1 3B, 4 HR, 44 RBI, 38 stolen bases

Mike Calvarese (3B): .383 BA, 25 runs scored, 7 2B, 2 HR, 29 RBI

Cody Dmiterchik (1B): .298 BA, 29 runs scored, 12 2B, 1 HR, 21 RBI

 

Projected Starting Pitcher

Alex Marrs (RHP): 7-2, 1 Save, 2.86 ERA, 56.2 IP, 48 hits, 27 runs, 18 earned runs, 66 K, 23 BB

 

Top Wolverine Relievers

Connor Springsteen: 2-3, 1 Save, 3.97 ERA, 34.0 IP, 34 hits, 18 runs, 15 earned runs, 35 K, 23 BB

Ryan Devine: 1-2, 10.18 ERA, 20.1 IP, 29 hits, 26 runs, 23 earned runs, 11 K, 13 BB

 

Capital Athletic Conference Team Rankings

Offensive Statistics

Batting Average: Wesley .322 (1st), York .305 (4th)

Runs: Wesley 254 (5th), York 212 (7th)

Hits: Wesley 326 (6th), York 324 (7th)

Doubles: Wesley 68 (2nd), York 67 (Tied for 3rd)

Triples: Wesley 3 (Tied for 9th), York 3 (Tied for 9th)

Home Runs: Wesley 19 (8th), York 17 (9th)

RBI: Wesley 220 (4th), York 186 (7th)

Walks: Wesley 151 (4th), York 112 (8th)

Fewest Strikeouts: Wesley 187 (2nd), York 192 (3rd)

Stolen Bases: Wesley 65 (1st), York 24 (10th)

On-Base Percentage: Wesley .426 (1st), York .388 (5th)

Pitching Statistics

ERA: Wesley 6.01 (7th), York 6.54 (8th)

Hits Allowed: Wesley 306 (4th), York 335 (Tied for 6th)

Runs Allowed: 212 (4th), York 216 (5th)

Earned Runs Allowed: Wesley 183 (5th), York 191 (8th)

Strikeouts: Wesley 212 (8th), York 221 (7th)

Walks: Wesley 142 (7th), York 130 (3rd)

Defensive Statistics

Fewest Errors: Wesley 48 (4th), York 43 (2nd)

Fielding Percentage: Wesley .955 (4th), York .962 (2nd)

Double Plays: Wesley 12 (10th), York 21 (Tied for 6th)

Stolen Bases Allowed: Wesley 44 (5th), York 34 (2nd)

Runners Caught Stealing: Wesley 6 (10th), York 13 (5th)

 

2017 CAC Baseball Tournament Schedule
(all CAC Tournament games are 9 innings):

First Round -- Tuesday, April 18 - (at highest seeds home fields) 
Game 1 - #6 Mary Washington at #1 Salisbury, 3:30 p.m. 
Game 2 - #5 Marymount at #2 Christopher Newport, 3:30 p.m. 
Game 3 - #4 Wesley at #3 York, 3:30 p.m. 

Championship Weekend at No. 1 Salisbury - Thursday, April 20 - Saturday, April 22

Second Round -- Thursday, April 20

Game 4 - Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser, 9 a.m. 
Game 5 - Game 1 Winner vs. Game 3 Loser, 12:30 p.m. 
Game 6 - Game 2 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner, 4 p.m.

Remaining schedule of Championship Weekend based on number of remaining teams

Capital Athletic Conference Individual Rankings

Offensive Statistics (Top 10)

Batting Average

1. Trey Mears – Wesley (.517)

2. Chris Seibert – Wesley (.411)

3. Logan Countryman – York (.404)

5. Mike Calvarese – Wesley (.383)

 

Runs Scored

1. Trey Mears – Wesley (50)

 

Hits

1. Trey Mears – Wesley (62)

T5. Chris Seibert – Wesley (51)

 

Doubles

T2. Trey Mears – Wesley (14)

T2. Chris Seibert – Wesley (14)

T4. Cody Dmiterchik – Wesley (12)

 

Triples

T2. Patrick Clement – York (2)

 

Home Runs

T4. Chris Seibert – Wesley (7)

 

RBI

1. Chris Seibert – Wesley (50)

2. Trey Mears – Wesley (44)

T10. Seth Brosius – York (31)

 

Walks

T5. Trey Mears – Wesley (21)

 

Stolen Bases

1. Trey Mears – Wesley (38)

 

Slugging Percentage

1. Trey Mears – Wesley (.750)

2. Chris Seibert – Wesley (.710)

 

Pitching Statistics (Top 10)

ERA

4. Alex Marrs – Wesley (2.86)

8. Joel Kenney – York (3.60)

9. Connor Springsteen – Wesley (3.97)

 

Wins

1. Alex Marrs – Wesley (7)

T9. Cody Simet – Wesley (4)

 

Saves

6. Will Grega – York (2)

 

Innings Pitched

10. Alex Marrs – Wesley (56.1 IP)

 

Strikeouts

3. Alex Marrs – Wesley (66)

 

Strikeouts Per 9 Innings

3. Alex Marrs – Wesley (10.48)

7. Connor Springsteen – Wesley (9.26)

 

TOURNAMENT NOTES

The Spartans are making their first tournament appearance since 2014 when they were the top overall seed and hosted the tournament … York missed the tournament in 2015 and 2016 with matching 6-12 records … The Spartans and Wolverines split their two games this year in Dover … Wesley won game one 5-3 and the Spartans rebounded to capture the nightcap 12-0 … Sam Meck earned the game one win with Alex Marrs securing the save in the game one Wolverine win … Spartan Elliot Mortimer secured the complete game shutout in the nightcap as he scattered eight hits … senior Logan Countryman is hitting .500 (13-for-26) in seven career games against Wesley … Countryman also has nine runs scored, two doubles, a home run and eight RBI in those games … second baseman Zach Hossler is hitting .429 (6-for-14) in five games against the Wolverines … York is 21-17 all-time against the Wolverines.

 

SPARTANS IN THE CAC TOURNAMENT

CAC Championships: 3 (1991, 1996, 1999)

All-Time CAC Tournament Record: 34-35

CAC Championship Game Appearances: 11 (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2013)

CAC Tournament Record vs. Wesley: 1-3

CAC Tournament Results vs. Wesley: Loss, 5-4 on April 17, 2010; Loss, 5-3 on April 15, 2011; Loss, 15-5 on April 20, 2012; 6-2 win on April 20, 2013.

 

GAME COVERAGE

LIVE STATS (XML Statistics)

LIVE STATS (Stretch Internet)

VIDEO (Andrew May on the Play by Play Call)

CAPITAL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT HOME PAGE (COURTESY OF SALISBURY UNIVERSITY)


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