Baseball signs five to NLIs
Dec. 7, 2010
Stony Brook, N.Y. - The Stony Brook University baseball team signed five players to National Letters of Intent in the early signing period, head coach Matt Senk announced today. The class will arrive on campus in the fall of 2011 and begin their collegiate baseball careers in the spring of 2012.
The five signees are right-hander Nick Brass, outfielder/left-hander Steven Goldstein, catcher Kevin Krause, infielder Cole Peragine and outfielder/first baseman Mike Roehrig.
"Nick, Steven, Kevin, Cole and Mike possess the positive attributes and qualities we look for in a Stony Brook baseball player," Senk said. "They are hardworking, talented, team-oriented and have a strong desire to improve and become successful in the classroom and on the field. I am extremely excited about these five young men and their future at Stony Brook University."
Staten Island, N.Y./Tottenville
2010 first team all-city selection ... 2010 first team all-state selection ... three-time Staten Island Advanced All-Star ... hit .431 with 25 runs scored and 23 RBI as a junior ... earned the Muche-Ohalek Award for the Staten Island baseball player who best combines athletic ability, citizenship and sportsmanship ... earned the Staten Island Baseball Oldtimers outstanding player award ... led Tottenville to 2010 PSAL championship ... led PSAL with a .460 batting average as a sophomore.
Senk on Krause:
Mastic Beach, N.Y./William Floyd
Named the No. 22 prospect on Long Island for the Class of 2011 by Blue Chip Prospects.
Senk on Brass:
"Along with Nick's overall athleticism, desire to win and prototypical body type, he also has an electric fastball. He will only get better and better. We are so happy to have Nick in the program and the sky is the limit for him at Stony Brook."
East Meadow, N.Y./St. Dominic
Named No. 1 prospect in Long Island for Class of 2011 by Blue Chip Prospects ... hit .323 with three home runs and 67 stolen bases for Long Island Titans this summer.
Senk on Goldstein:
Belle Ewart, Ontario/Belle Ewart
Played for Cambridge Terriers AAU team ... named 2009 Terriers MVP and top hitter ... represented Ontario at the U-17 Canada Cup National Championship in Kindersley Saskachewa ... attended Nantyr Shores Secondary School in Ontario, Canada ... named 2010 Nantyr Shores student-athlete of the year and Baseball MVP.
Senk on Peragine:
Hit .465 as a junior ... drove in 31 runs ... led Lindenhurst to state championship ... a two-time all-league selection ... earned a 2010 Suffolk County gold glove.
Senk on Roehrig: