2013 Dutchmen Joe Purritano (Dartmouth)
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Tyler Fries (Wilmington University): Recently signed right-hander Tyler Fries collected his team-high fourth save of the season in a 1-0 win over Felician. He struck out two of the four batters he faced in the ninth inning. In addition to his four saves, Fries has one win in 16 appearances this season with 25 strikeouts and a 1.56 ERA. He has thrown a total of 17.1 innings.
Mike Kaelin (Buffalo): Recently signed right-hander Mike Kaelin notched his second win out of the bullpen this year against Western Michigan. In 2.1 innings of relief, Kaelin struck out two batters without allowing a run. His remarkable 0.53 ERA in 17.0 innings pitched leads the Buffalo Bulls pitching staff.
Tyler Alitz (Garden City CC): Although his 11-game hit streak came to an end last week, recently signed infielder Tyler Alitz was a perfect 4-for-4 in a 16-7 win versus Barton County. Alitz homered, scored three runs, and posted three RBI for Garden City in the game.
Lukas Nethaway (The College of Saint Rose): 2013 Dutchmen catcher Lukas Nethaway hit his first home run of the season for the Golden Knights. He has also stolen four bases this season, and hasn't been caught stealing yet.
Joe Purritano (Dartmouth): 2013 Dutchmen infielder Joe Purritano finished 2-for-4 with a run scored in Dartmouth's 12-3 victory over Yale. Purritano, last year's Ivy League Rookie of the Year, was selected to the Preseason Ivy League First-Team in 2014. He is currently hitting .250 with one home run and 16 RBI.