2015-16 Bryant University Baseball News

  • Bryant baseball NCAA stat champ for winning percentage
    August 31, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University baseball team has been recognized as the 2015-16 Division I baseball statistical champion for winning percentage by the NCAA following arguably the best season in program history.
  • June summer ball update: Bulldogs performing well in top leagues
    July 01, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – With the month of June in the rearview, Bryant Athletics is taking a look at home the members of the Bryant University baseball team are doing in their respective summer leagues.
  • Karinchak named a Perfect Game/Rawlings All-American
    June 27, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University baseball sophomore James Karinchak (Walden, N.Y.) has been named a Perfect Game/Rawlings Second Team All-American, it was announced on Monday afternoon.
  • Albanese, Karinchak named ABCA All-Americans
    June 18, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant baseball team continued to bring in the postseason honors as junior outfielder Matt Albanese (East Haddam, Conn.) and sophomore James Karinchak (Walden, N.Y.) were named American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Americans, it was announced Saturday prior to the start of the College World Series.
  • Four Bulldogs earn ABCA All-Northeast Region honors
    June 15, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The historic season for the Bryant University baseball team continued as four players earned American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Northeast Region honors, including three first-teamers, it was announced by the organization on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Bingel (Pirates), Rinn (Royals) drafted on Saturday
    June 11, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – After helping the Bryant University baseball team to a school-record 47 wins and its third Northeast Conference title in four years, junior pitcher Brandon Bingel (Peabody, Mass.) and senior first baseman Robby Rinn (Warwick, R.I.) were all selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Saturday.
  • Twins draft Albanese in the seventh round, 213th overall
    June 11, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – After putting together one of the best offensive seasons in program history, Bryant University baseball junior outfielder Matt Albanese (East Haddam, Conn.) was selected in the seventh round, 213th overall, by the Minnesota Twins on day two of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.
  • Theetge, Angelini earn Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honors
    June 08, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University baseball teammates Steve Theetge (Cicero, N.Y.) and Nick Angelini (Bedford, N.H.) have been named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American, the Collegiate Baseball newspaper announced on Wednesday.
  • Owens named ECAC Coach of the Year; Four named All-ECAC
    June 08, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University head baseball coach Steve Owens has been named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Coach of the Year and four Bulldogs earned All-ECAC honors, the organization announced on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Bulldogs send 19 to top college summer leagues
    June 07, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – With the spring season in the books, 19 members of the Bryant University baseball team will now go and compete in some of the best collegiate summer leagues in the country.
  • Bryant baseball's historic season comes to a close with 4-3 loss on Saturday
    June 04, 2016
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The historic season for the No. 14/20 Bryant University baseball came to a close on Saturday as the Bulldogs dropped a 4-3 decision to William & Mary in game three of the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field.
  • No. 14/20 Bulldogs face William & Mary Saturday in elimination game
    June 04, 2016
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 14/20 Bryant University baseball team will try and keep its season alive when it faces William & Mary in an elimination game on Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional.
  • Seven-run eighth dooms No. 14/20 Bulldogs in NCAA opener Friday night
    June 03, 2016
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Evan Kruczynski tossed seven scoreless innings and third-seeded East Carolina scored seven runs in the eighth inning to earn a 9-1 victory over second-seeded and the No. 14/20 Bryant University baseball team in game two of the NCAA Charlottesville Regional on Friday night at Davenport Field.
  • No. 14/20 Bulldogs open Charlottesville Regional Friday against East Carolina
    June 02, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The No. 14/20 Bryant University baseball team opens play in the Charlottesville Regional on Friday night when they face East Carolina at Davenport Field. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
  • Rinn, Karinchak take home Louisville Slugger All-American honors
    June 02, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Senior Robby Rinn (Warwick, R.I.) and sophomore James Karinchak (Walden, N.Y.), members of the nationally-ranked Bryant University baseball team, have been selected as Louisville Slugger Second Team All-Americans, as announced by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Thursday.
  • Bryant baseball selected as No. 2 seed in Charlottesville Regional; Opens NCAA play Friday
    May 30, 2016
    SMITFHIELD, R.I. – The No. 14/20 Bryant University baseball team earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will travel to the Charlottesville (Va.) Regional to face third-seeded East Carolina on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. est. It was announced Monday during the NCAA Baseball Championship Selection Special presented by Capital One.
  • Back on top! No. 15/21 Bulldogs win 3rd NEC Title in 4 years
    May 28, 2016
    NORWICH, Conn. – Freshman lefthander Steve Theetge (Cicero, N.Y.) allowed two runs over six-plus innings and tournament MVP junior Cole Fabio (Mahwah, N.J.) hit a three-run home run and scored three times to lead top-seeded and the No. 15/21 Bryant University baseball team to its third Northeast Conference Championship in the last four years with an 8-3 victory over third-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday evening at Dodd Stadium.
  • Bingel twirls gem to lead top-seeded No. 15/21 Bulldogs into NEC Championship Round
    May 27, 2016
    NORWICH, Conn. – Junior Brandon Bingel (Peabody, Mass.) pitched 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball and classmate Cole Fabio (Mahwah, N.J.) reached base three times and scored three runs to lead top-seeded and the No. 15/21 Bryant University baseball team to a 5-1 victory over second-seeded Sacred Heart on day two of the Northeast Conference Tournament Friday at Dodd Stadium.
  • Top-seeded and No. 15/21 Bulldogs open NEC Tournament with 8-1 victory
    May 26, 2016
    NORWICH, Conn. – Sophomore James Karinchak (Walden, N.Y.) tossed seven shutout innings and senior Buck McCarthy (Saugus, Mass.) homered and drove in three runs to lead the No. 15/21 and top-seeded Bryant University baseball team to a 8-1 victory over fourth-seeded Central Connecticut in its Northeast Conference Tournament opener on Thursday afternoon at Dodd Stadium.
  • Baseball sweeps NEC major awards on eve of NEC Tournament
    May 25, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University baseball team won all four major awards and 11 players were named All-Northeast Conference as the league announced its year-end awards at the pre-tournament banquet Wednesday night at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Conn.
  • Rinn named New England Player of the Year, Owens New England Coach of the Year
    May 25, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University baseball senior Robby Rinn (Warwick, R.I.) has been named the New England Player of the Year, head coach Steve Owens the New England Coach of the Year and 10 Bulldogs were named All-New England by the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) on Wednesday afternoon.
  • No. 15/21 Bulldogs seek third title in four years this weekend in Norwich
    May 25, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The No. 15/21 and top-seeded Bryant University baseball team begins its quest for a third Northeast Conference title in four years this weekend at the NEC Baseball Championships held at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Conn.
  • Rinn captures first NEC batting title in program history
    May 23, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University baseball senior first baseman Robby Rinn (Warwick, R.I.) wrapped up the first Northeast Conference batting title in program history last Friday, finishing the regular season with a league-leading .380 average.
  • Theetge garners final NEC Rookie of the Week honor
    May 23, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University baseball freshman Steve Theetge (Cicero, N.Y.) has been named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week following his performance last Thursday against Mount St. Mary’s.
  • Bulldogs ranked in four national polls, as high as No. 15
    May 23, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – After completing the regular season with a 44-10 record, the Bryant University baseball team has been ranked nationally by four different outlets, coming in as high as No. 15, on Monday afternoon.
  • NEC Tournament field set, top-seeded No. 16/24 Bulldogs face 4th-seeded CCSU Thursday
    May 22, 2016
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Northeast Conference baseball tournament field has been set and the No. 16/24 Bryant University baseball team will serve as the No. 1 seed and will face fourth-seeded Central Connecticut in the opening game on Thursday, May 26 at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Conn., at 12:00 p.m.
  • No. 16/24 Bulldogs finish regular season 44-10 after 19-1 win over Mount
    May 20, 2016
    EMMITSBURG, Md. – Senior James Davitt (Wallingford, Conn.) allowed just one hit over five scoreless innings and the No. 16/24 Bryant University baseball team scored in each of the first six innings on its way to a 19-1 victory and a doubleheader and weekend sweep of Mount St. Mary’s on Friday afternoon at E.T. Straw Family Stadium.
  • Nine-run first sends No. 16/24 Bulldogs past Mount in game one Friday, 12-1
    May 20, 2016
    EMMITSBURG, Md. – The No. 16/24 Bryant University used a nine-run first inning to cruise past Mount St. Mary’s, 12=1, in game one of a doubleheader on Friday afternoon at E.T. Straw Family Stadium.
  • Theetge's 3-hit shutout completes Thursday sweep for No. 16/24 Bulldogs
    May 19, 2016
    EMMITSBURG, Md. – Freshman lefty Steve Theetge (Cicero, N.Y.) tossed a three-hit shutout to lead the No. 16/24 Bryant University baseball team to a 8-0 win and a doubleheader sweep of Mount St. Mary’s on Thursday afternoon at E.T. Straw Family Stadium.
  • Historic day for Karinchak as No. 16/24 Bulldogs take opener from Mount, 6-0
    May 19, 2016
    EMMITSBURG, Md. – Sophomore James Karinchak (Walden, N.Y.) set the single-season program record with 11 strikeouts over five shutout innings to lead the No. 16/24 Bryant University baseball team to a 6-0 victory over Mount St. Mary’s in game one of a doubleheader on Thursday afternoon at E.T. Straw Family Stadium.
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