2006-07 Archives

  • Loh Starts; Throws 2 Scoreless Innings at NEIBA College All-Star Game
    July 23, 2007
    BOSTON, MA. - Bryant pitcher Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT) earned the start at the NEIBA College All-Star Game at Fenway Park Sunday and fired two scoreless innings as Loh's College Team defeated the University Team 2-0. Bryant's All-American allowed two hits while striking out one. He did not walk a batter.
  • Baseball Announces Summer Camp Dates
    June 07, 2007
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The Bryant University Baseball staff is pleased to announce two summer clinics that will be held at the Bryant Baseball Complex this August. For further information on either of these camps, please contact Head Coach Jamie Pinzino at jpinzino@bryant.edu or 401-232-6397.
  • Eric Loh Named Third-Team All-American
    June 07, 2007
    MONTGOMERY, AL. - Bryant junior right-hander Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT) capped off an outstanding season, by being selected as a third-team All-American. The announcement was made last weekend at the Div. II College World Series in Montgomery, Alabama. Loh, the ABCA/Rawlings Division II Northeast Regional Pitcher of the Year and Northeast-10 Conference Pitcher of the Year, posted an 8-3 mark with a 1.97 earned run average in 2007. He tossed three complete games in 12 starts while allowing just 19 earned runs in 86 2/3 innings of work. Loh is the seventh All-American in Bryant baseball history.
  • Eric Loh Named ABCA/Rawlings Division II Northeast Regional Pitcher of the Year
    May 21, 2007
    EASTON, MASS. - After leading his team to the Northeast Regional Championship, junior ace Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT) was named the 2007 ABCA/Rawlings Division II Northeast Regional Pitcher of the Year. Loh was named the Northeast-10 Conference Pitcher of the Year last week after posting an 8-3 mark with a 1.97 earned run average in 2007. The Bulldogs finished their season Sunday after losing the Regional Championship to Franklin Pierce, with an impressive record of 35-24.
  • Franklin Pierce Ends Bryant’s Season 5-2 in the NCAA Regional Championship
    May 20, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. – The Bryant baseball team saw its season come to an end, as the top-seed Franklin Pierce Ravens defeated the fifth-ranked Bulldogs 5-2 in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship Sunday afternoon at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field. With the victory, Franklin Pierce is the champion of the Northeast Region and advances to its second straight College World Series and will open World Series play Saturday in Montgomery, Alabama. The loss marks the end of the road for Bryant’s two seniors, pitcher Mike Upton (Chelmsford, Mass.) and Rocco. The only player or coach left from the 2004 World Series team, Rocco became the fifth Bulldog to reach the 200-hit plateau earlier this season. Bryant finishes the season 35-24, a very successful season for a team no one predicted would make the NCAA Tournament. They finished second in the conference tournament, third in the regular season, and were one of the last 16 teams playing in the entire nation.
  • Today's Championship Delayed Until 2:15 p.m.; Baseball Can Advance to 2nd Career World Series with Sweep of Franklin Pierce Sunday; Both Games Broadcast Live Online
    May 20, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. - After winning three straight games, including one where the Bulldogs were down to their last out, the Bryant baseball team can advance to their second career Division II. College World Series if they can sweep top-seed Franklin Pierce Sunday. The first game will start at 2:15 p.m. from Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field. All games can be heard LIVE on bryantbulldogs.com with Pat Sullivan and Brad Davis calling all the action.
  • Campbell’s Homer and 5 RBIs Send Bulldogs to Regional Championship after 10-0 Victory over Adelphi; Will Face Franklin Pierce Sunday at Noon
    May 19, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. – The Bryant baseball team capped off an incredible Saturday, winning their second game in five hours, defeating second-ranked Adelphi 10-0 to advance to the Northeast Regional Championship at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field. The Bulldogs, ranked fifth in the Northeast region, will take on top-seed Franklin Pierce Sunday, needing to beat the Ravens, who are 3-0 in the Regional, twice to advance to the Division II College World Series in Montgomery, Alabama. Bryant got going right away, scoring eight times in the first three innings off two Panther pitchers. Campbell was 3-for-5 with a homer and a career-high 5 RBIs, while Ferguson was 2-for-2 with 3 RBIs. Bryant (35-23) avoided elimination earlier Saturday by defeating fourth-ranked Caldwell 3-2 in 10-innings. They tied the game at two after being down to their last out in the ninth inning before winning it in the tenth.
  • NCAA Regionals: Baseball Caps Great Come-From-Behind Victory and Defeats Caldwell 3-2 in 10 Innings; Will Play Adelphi at 7 p.m. with Winner Going to Championship.
    May 19, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. – Down to their last out, the Bryant baseball team never gave up and stormed back for the come-from-behind 3-2 10-inning victory at a foggy and rainy Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field Saturday afternoon. With the comeback victory, the Bulldogs will play Adelphi Saturday night (7 p.m.) with the winner of that game advancing to Sunday’s championship against top-seed Franklin Pierce. Caldwell is eliminated after losing their second game of the tournament. Dylan Stone (Portsmouth, RI) lined a two-strike single to left field to bring home T.J. Magnell (Leominster, Mass.) with the game-winning run. Magnell led off the 10th with a single and advanced to third after Buddy Riggs threw the ball down the right-field line off a sacrifice bunt from Mark Dondero (Medfield, Mass.). The game can be heard live online at bryantbulldogs.com
  • Baseball Takes on Caldwell at 2:30 p.m. in elimination game; Winner Will Play at 6 p.m.; Game is Broadcast Online
    May 19, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. - After avoiding elimination with a 5-1 victory over Wilmington on Friday, the Bryant baseball team will take on the fourth-seed Caldwell in another do-or-die game Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The winner will play the loser of Franklin Pierce/Adelphi at 6 p.m. Saturday night. Dan Lozeau and Brent Almeida are the probable starters for the possible two games Bryant may play Saturday. All games can be heard LIVE on bryantbulldogs.com with Pat Sullivan and Brad Davis calling all the action. There is rain in the forecast, so stay tuned to bryantbulldogs.com for updating regarding Saturday's playing status.
  • Bulldogs Turn to Loh in Must-Win Game Friday (11 a.m.); Listen Live Online; Live Stats Available
    May 18, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. - After losing to Adelphi 5-4 Thursday afternoon, the Bryant baseball teams faces a possible elimination against #6 Wilmington at 11 a.m. Friday morning. The Northeast-10 Pitcher of the Year Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT) will get the call for Bryant on the hill. All games can be heard LIVE on bryantbulldogs.com with Pat Sullivan and Brad Davis calling all the action. There is rain in the forecast, so stay tuned to bryantbulldogs.com for updating regarding Friday's playing status.
  • NCAA Regionals: Loh’s Complete Game Leads Bulldogs to 5-1 Win over Wilmington; Advances to Saturday’s Game vs. Caldwell (2:30 p.m.)
    May 18, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. – Behind a complete game from the Northeast-10 Pitcher of the Year Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT) the Bryant baseball team dodged elimination and instead sent home the sixth-seed Wilmington with a 5-1 win in the NCAA Northeast Regional Friday morning at a rainy and cold Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field. With the victory, the Bulldogs, ranked fifth in the region, will play Saturday at 2:30 p.m. against Caldwell. Bryant will play at 6 p.m. if they defeat Caldwell. Loh (8-3) was in command all day, allowing just one run, a two-out eighth-inning homer to Mike Wilson. Throwing 121 pitches, the right-hander allowed just six hits, while striking out five and hurling his third complete game of the season. All Bulldog games will be heard live on bryantbulldogs.com.
  • NCAA Regionals: Baseball Drops Regional Opener to Adelphi 5-4; Will Play Wilmington Friday (11 a.m.).
    May 17, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. – Making their fifth career appearance in the NCAA Tournament and first since 2002, the Bryant baseball team overcame 4-0 deficit, only to fall 5-4 to the second-seed Adelphi Panthers. Bryant (32-23) will take on Wilmington College (DE) Friday at 11 a.m. in an elimination game. Bryant trailed 4-0, but rallied for four runs in the sixth to tie the game. Saturday's game will be broadcast live on bryantbulldogs.com.
  • Bryant Conducts Special Baseball Graduation Ceremony For Rocco and Upton
    May 16, 2007
    SMITHFIELD, RI – With Bryant University's undergraduate commencement scheduled for this Saturday, there were two seniors who would likely be missing from the ceremony due to a schedule conflict: Mike Rocco and Mike Upton. But their excuse is one that is rather important to miss one of the biggest moments of their lives. Instead of donning the cap and gown, the pair will lead Bryant's baseball team into the NCAA Division II Baseball tournament this weekend.
  • Baseball Selected to NCAA Tournament for Fifth Time; Seeded Fifth in Northeast Region; Opens Against Adelphi Thursday 2:30 pm
    May 14, 2007
    RINDGE, N.H. - After a second place finish in the Northeast-10 Tournament, the Bryant baseball team has been selected to its fifth career NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs are the fifth seed in the Northeast Region and will take on Adelphi Thursday (2:30 pm). Bryant defeated second-seed UMass Lowell and top-ranked Franklin Pierce last Friday and Saturday en route to a second place finish at the conference tournament. They also took home three of the four major conference awards as Eric Loh (pitcher), Jeff Vigurs (South Windsor, CT), and Jamie Pinzino all were honored after an outstanding season. All games can be heard live online at bryantbulldogs.com
  • Bulldogs Take Three of Four Major All-Conference Baseball Awards
    May 13, 2007
    EASTON, MASS. – After finishing second in the Northeast-10 Tournament and winning 32 games in the 2007 season, the Bryant baseball team took home three of the four major conference awards as Eric Loh (pitcher), Jeff Vigurs (freshman), and Jamie Pinzino (coach) all were honored after an outstanding season. The Bulldogs also placed one player on the first team, two on the second, five on the third team. The Bulldogs will see if they are included in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004 at 8 p.m. tonight when the announcement is made on ncaasports.com.
  • Northeast-10 Championship Game: Bulldogs Drop a 4-2 Decision to Franklin Pierce; Turn to Ace Loh in Rematch at 3 p.m. for the Championship
    May 13, 2007
    LOWELL, MASS. – The Bryant baseball team dropped the first game of Sunday’s championship doubleheader, losing to top-ranked Franklin Pierce 4-2. With the loss, the two teams will rematch at 3 p.m., with the winner capturing the Northeast-10 Championship. Scott Savastano broke a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning with a two-out single off Adam Vuolo (Walpole, Mass.) to give the Ravens the lead. They added an insurance unearned run after the Bulldogs committed their third error of the day. Game 2 of the Sunday's championship can be heard live on bryantbulldogs.com at 3 p.m. with Pat Sullivan and Brad Davis calling the action.
  • Northeast-10 Championship Game Two: Bulldogs Drop Decisive Championship Game 4-3 to Franklin Pierce; Await NCAA Tournament Selection Show Sunday Night
    May 13, 2007
    LOWELL, MASS. – The Bryant baseball team dropped a one-run decision to Franklin Pierce 4-3 in the Northeast-10 Championship game Sunday and will await tonight’s selection show on ncaasports.com to see if they are selected to the NCAA Tournament. With the score tied at three, Keith Renaud scored on a wild pitch, the first pitch thrown by Luke Cowan (Atlanta, GA) to give the Ravens the 4-3 lead in the seventh. The pitch appeared to hit the batter Kevin Rivers, but it was ruled a wild pitch instead resulting in the go-ahead run to score. --AS OF 11:25 PM EST, THE NCAA FIELD HAD NOT BEEN ANNOUNCED YET.--
  • Northeast-10 Tournament: Baseball Stays Hot; Downs Top Seed Franklin Pierce and Advances to the Championship Game Sunday
    May 12, 2007
    LOWELL, MASS. – The Bryant baseball team continued their playoff success, defeating top seed Franklin Pierce 7-3 Saturday afternoon at LeLacheur Field. With the victory, the Bulldogs seeded third in the Northeast-10 Tournament, advance to the championship game with a 2-0 record in this tournament and will play Franklin Pierce on Sunday at noon and at 3 p.m. if Bryant loses the first game. The Ravens bounced back and defeated Pace 5-1 to avoid elimination Saturday night. Kevin Cobb got the win, hurling 5.1 innings improving his record to 6-1 while Eric Polvani pitched 3.2 innings of relief to pick up the save. All games on Sunday can be heard on bryantbulldogs.com.
  • Northeast-10 Tournament: Baseball Pulls Off Incredible 5-4 14-Inning Victory over UMass-Lowell; Will Play Franklin Pierce Saturday 3 p.m.
    May 11, 2007
    LOWELL, MASS. – The Bryant baseball team erased a 3-0 deficit, and pulled out a 5-4 incredible 14-inning victory over UMass-Lowell Friday afternoon. With the victory, the Bulldogs seeded third in the Northeast-10 Tournament, will play #1 Franklin Pierce on Saturday at 3 p.m in Lowell. This game featured numerous outstanding performances, notably two doubles and four RBIs from Mark Dondero (Medfield, Mass.) and six shutout innings of relief from closer Adam Vuolo (Walpole, Mass.) who earned his first win of the season. Bryant (31-20) needs one win to advance to Sunday’s championship game. They will play at 3 p.m. Saturday and at 7 p.m. Saturday if they lose at 3. All games will be broadcast live on bryantbulldogs.com.
  • Baseball Heads to Lowell for Northeast-10 Tournament; First Game Against Riverhawks Friday 4 p.m.
    May 10, 2007
    LOWELL, MASS. - The Bryant baseball team, ranked third in the Northeast-10, will take on second seed UMass-Lowell Friday at 4 p.m. in the "third game" of the Northeast-10 Tournament. The game will be broadcast live online at bryantbulldogs.com with Pat Sullivan and Brad Davis calling all of the action live. If Bryant wins, they will play the winner of the #1 Franklin Pierce/#4 Pace Saturday at 3 p.m. If they lose, they will play the loser of that game at 11 a.m. Saturday in an elimination game. The tournament is double-elimination.
  • Northeast-10 Tournament: Baseball Defeats So. Connecticut 4-2; Will Take on Lowell Friday
    May 09, 2007
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant baseball team got seven strong innings from ace Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT) and advanced to the Northeast-10 Semifinals with a 4-2 victory over Southern Connecticut Wednesday afternoon at the Bryant Baseball Complex. With the win, the Bulldogs will take on second-ranked UMass-Lowell Friday at 4 p.m. in Lowell, Mass. Top seed Franklin Pierce will play Pace at 7 p.m. The tournament is double elimination. Bryant (30-20, 21-9 NE-10), ranked fifth in the latest Division II Northeast Regional Rankings on ncaasports.com, will take on the Riverhawks in “Game 3” of the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament Friday in Lowell, Mass. at 4 p.m. The game can be heard live on bryantbulldogs.com.
  • Wednesday's Baseball Game to be Broadcast Live Online
    May 08, 2007
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant baseball team opens the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament Wednesday at home against the Owls from Southern Connecticut. First pitch is 3:30 p.m. at the Bryant baseball complex and can be heard live online with Pat Sullivan and Jason Sullivan calling all of the action. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Students will be admitted free. The Bulldogs finished the regular season 29-20 and 21-9 in the conference, good enough for a third place finish in the conference. The Owls, sixth in the NE-10 are 19-29 overall, 15-15 in the NE-10 and defeated the Bulldogs twice in the team’s three meetings. The winner will advance to the semifinals Friday against UMass-Lowell at 4 p.m. in Lowell, Mass.
  • Baseball Swept by Lowell; Will Host Northeast-10 Quarterfinal Game Wednesday
    May 05, 2007
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant baseball team closed out its regular season losing a pair of games to UMass Lowell 5-0 and 6-5 on senior day at the Bryant Baseball Complex. The loss in the first game insured a third-place finish for the Bulldogs. They will host Southern Connecticut, who is sixth in the conference, Wednesday in a Northeast-10 Quarterfinal matchup. Before the game, Mike Upton (Chelmsford, Mass.) and 1B Mike Rocco (Tewksbury, Mass.) were honored as part of senior day. The Bulldogs finish the regular season 29-20 (21-9 NE-10) and will head to the conference tournament as the third seed.
  • Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Lowell; Can Finish Second in Conference with Sweep Saturday
    May 04, 2007
    LOWELL, MASS. – The Bryant baseball team split a doubleheader with UMass Lowell, but they won the conference game (lost the non-conference game), setting up the possibility that they can finish second in the conference with a sweep of the Riverhawks Saturday at the Bryant Baseball Complex. Behind 8.2 innings from Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT), the Bulldogs defeated the Riverhawks 3-1 in game one. Loh (6-2) struck out one and walked one while allowing just six hits. The Bulldogs did win the more important game however, getting the conference victory. They are now 29-18, and 21-7 in conference and trail Lowell by two games, with two games remaining on the docket Saturday against the Riverhawks. Saturday’s doubleheader will start at noon. In between games, Bulldog seniors Mike Rocco (Tewksbury, Mass.) and Mike Upton (Chelmsford, Mass.) will be honored as part of senior day.
  • Lozeau Shuts out SCSU 7-0 Thursday Afternoon; Big Four Game Series with Lowell Looms
    May 03, 2007
    NEW HAVEN, CT. - Dan Lozeau (Pelham, NH) continued his dominance as of late, shutting out Southern Connecticut for eight innings as the Bulldogs defeated the Owls 7-0 Thursday afternoon. Pat McKenna (Orange, CT) had two hits and two RBIs to lead the way. The Bulldogs (28-17, 20-7 NE-10) visit UMass Lowell Friday for a big doubleheader starting at 4 p.m. The Bulldogs will host Lowell Saturday at noon for a doubleheader.
  • Baseball Defeats Southern N.H. 6-1 behind 3 RBIs from Magnell
    May 01, 2007
    MANCHESTER, N.H. – With the season winding down, the Bryant baseball team solidified its third-place positioning in the Northeast-10 with a 6-1 win over Southern N.H. Tuesday afternoon. LF T.J. Magnell (Leominster, Mass.) drove home three runs, including a two-run single in the seventh that broke the game open, C Jeff Vigurs (South Windsor, CT) had two doubles and three hits, while scoring twice. The Bulldogs (27-17, 19-7 NE-10) will visit Southern Connecticut Thursday (3:30 p.m.) before taking on UMass-Lowell in a key four-game series Friday (4/7 p.m.) and Saturday (12/3 p.m.).
  • Taylor Ferguson Named Northeast-10 Freshman of the Week
    April 30, 2007
    EASTON, MASS. - After getting eight hits in 19 at-bats (.421), including three doubles, nine RBI, and three runs with a .579 slugging percentage, right-fielder Taylor Ferguson (Charlton, Mass) was named the Northeast-10 Freshman of the Week. It is the second time Ferguson has received the honor. The Bulldogs will visit Southern N.H. Tuesday (3:30 p.m.).
  • Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Dominican Saturday
    April 28, 2007
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant baseball team, ranked fifth in the Northeast region, split a non-conference doubleheader with regional rival Dominican College Saturday afternoon, winning 6-2 and losing 5-3. In the first game, Eric Loh (Old Greenwich, CT) took a perfect game into the sixth inning, earning his fifth win of the season. Eric Polvani (Wallingford, CT) pitched the final 2.1 innings to pick up his second save. In the second game, trailing 5-1 in the ninth, Bryant got the go-ahead run on base after Ferguson doubled home McKenna and Muscatello when he lined a ball off the wall in right. Alexander then worked out a walk after a nine pitch at-bat and Campbell walked on four pitches to load the bases. The Chargers brought in Andrew Saccone to face 1B Mike Rocco (Tewksbury, Mass.) who struck out looking to end the ballgame. The Bulldogs (25-16, 17-7 NE-10) take on Southern N.H. Tuesday in Manchester at 3:30 p.m.
  • Baseball Shuts Out Merrimack for Second Straight Time 9-0
    April 26, 2007
    NORTH ANDOVER, MA — Taylor Ferguson went 4-for-6 with three RBI as Bryant University dealt Merrimack College a 9-0 defeat Thursday afternoon in Northeast-10 baseball action. The win lifts the Bulldogs to 25-16 (18-7 Northeast-10) on the season. Kevin Cobb scattered three hits in seven innings of work to pick up his fourth win of the season for the Bulldogs. He walked one and struck out two. The Bulldogs host Dominican College in a doubleheader (first gm 9 innings/second gm 7 innings) Friday and Saturday at the Baseball Complex with first pitch slated for 1 p.m. Friday.
  • Lozeau Takes No-Hitter into the Ninth in 9-0 Win over Merrimack
    April 24, 2007
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant pitcher Dan Lozeau (Pelham, NH) took a no-hitter into the ninth inning and settled for the complete-game two-hit shutout as the Bulldogs snapped a three-game losing streak, defeating Merrimack College 9-0. Lozeau (5-1) struck out five, while walking just one, getting his second complete game of the season. Through eight innings, the sophomore right-hander allowed just two walks and saw three other batters reach base via errors. 2B Brendan Pyburn led off the ninth with a single to breakup the no-hitter. The Bulldogs, currently ranked third in the Northeast region, (24-16, 17-7 NE-10) will visit Merrimack Thursday (3:30 p.m.)
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